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Global economic growth depends on informed Internet policymaking, business leaders tell Internet Governance Forum

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The future of the Internet is everyone’s concern. As a gateway to abundant resources that can help raise global living standards, the continued evolution and success of the Internet is essential. This was the message delivered today by business leaders to the UN-linked Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Global economic index rises for second straight quarter

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The world economic climate index rose significantly in the third quarter, its second consecutive increase resulting mainly from favourable future economic expectations but also from a slight improvement in the global economy.

ICC issues positions on global economic crisis

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The global economic crisis does not stem from a failure of the market economy system nor does it call into question the system’s successful record in creating wealth and significantly raising global living standards, ICC said in a position paper on the current emergency.

Lowest global economic index in history

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The world economic climate index fell for the sixth consecutive quarter, dropping 10 percentage points to reach its historically lowest level since the introduction of the World Economic Survey in 1981, according to the ICC and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, who conduct the survey.

Lowest global economic index in 20 years

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The world economic climate index, compiled by ICC and the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, has dropped for the fifth consecutive quarter in a row, hitting its lowest level since 1988.