International Chamber of Commerce – The New Europe in the World Economy

International Chamber of Commerce – The New Europe in the World Economy

  • Published in asssociation with the International Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of the 33nd World Congress of the ICC in Budapest.
  • 272 pages, softback, A4 sized
  • May 2000
  • English
Contents
Introduction
Message from the President of the Republic of Hungary
The European example to teh world economy
By Adrian Kassar, President of the International Chamber of Commerce
What ICC brings to business in central Europe
By Maria Livanos Cattaui, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce
Section One: Europe: The Integration of a Continent
Europe in the 21st century
By François Duchêne
The single market and the single currency
By Klaus Friedrich
The euro as an international currency
By Marion Bywater
From lira to euro
By Carlo Callieri
No quick fixes for EU enlargement
By David Buchan
Reform of the EU – Defining business interests
By Frank Vibert
Turkey’s step forward in relations with the EU
By Rahmi M. Koç
Section Two: The Economic Development of Central and Easdern Europe
Progress at different speeds for central and eastern Europe
By John Edwin Mroz
The Hungarian economy forges ahead
By György Suranyi
The telecommunications sector shows the way
By G. Alan Horne
The transformation of central Europe’s leading automaker
By Vralislav Kulhanek
The Baltic Sea region: Renaissance of another kind
By Peter Wallenberg
Foreign direct investment in Russia: Battling against the odds
By Jeffrey M. Hertzfeld
Transition in central and eastern Europe: Lessons for investors
By Dan Lubash
Privatization in transition countries: Lessons of the first decade
By Oleh Havrylyshyn and Donal McGettigan
Section Three: Europe and the Wprld
The European model
By Roy Denman
Transatlantic trade: The road ahead
By Charlene Barshefsky
Using the transatlantic model to expand trade
By Richard D. McCormick
Globalization: The Volkswagen experience
By Ferdinand Piëch
Lessons learned from the Asian crisis
By Thomas A. Russo
How Asians responded to their region’s financial crisis
By Douglas Sikorski
Europe and Latin America: A deep and lasting partnership
By Enrique V. Iglesias
Europe and Africa: A more balanced relationship
By Philip Lowe
Acquisitions as a tool to enhance competitiveness: A case study
By Helmut O. Maucher
Europe embraces the equity culture
By Conrad de Aenile
Moves to create a single European stock exchange
By Barbara Casassus
Recent trends in pension reform
By Peter Hicks
High-tech Europe or American vassal?
By Sam Pickens
Finland’s role as a niche shipbuilder
By Martin Saarikangas
Section Four: World trade Enters the 21st Century
The lessons of Seattle – the outlook for the multilateral trading system
By David J. Woods
Trade and the environment: Reconciling priorities
By Lord Holme of Cheltenham
The impact of trade on the economic development of the Third World
By I. E. Yamson
World trade and competition policy
By Peter Plompen
The economic and social impact of electronic commerce: A reality check
By Andrew Gentry
Europe in the digital economy: The enterprise challenge
By Patrick Villet-Philippe
Innovation in biotechnology and the protection of intellectual property
By Brian Yorke
Driving the intellectual property system to keep pace with technology
By Marshall C. Phelps, Jr
Trade facilitation in a world of shrinking distances and real-time transactions
By Bob Davidson and Daniel Peudupin
The growing challenge of cybercrime
By Brian Michael Jenkins
Section Five: The Mechanics of International Commerce
ICC’s role in electronic commerce
By Christiaan van der Valk
Moulding a compliance model for cyberspace
By John F. Manfredi
International standby practices
By Dan Taylor
Documentary credits: The impact of high-tech
By Åke Nilson
Arbitration and the global economy: The challenges ahead
By Fabien Gélinas
Interview: Incoterms 2000 and why bankers need to know them
ICC efforts to combat extortion and bribery
By Fritz Heimann
Interview: Cybercrime, phoney bills of lading and other scams
The Chambers of Commerce Movement
Chambers of Commerce go global
By Avijit Mazumdar
Sailing through customs with the ATA carnet
By Patrick Coïdan
World Chambers Newtwork meets the global challenge
By Georges Fischer
Hugarian chambers adjust to a new environment
By Lajos Tolnay
Acknowledgements
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