While the Argentine government will assume the G20 presidency from Germany on December 1, 2017, B20 Argentina has been already launched. The Argentine Industrial Union (Unión Industrial Argentina, UIA) is leading the B20 in 2017-2018.
Starting from the Turkish presidency in 2015 the B20 High-Level International Business Advisory Council operates, composing of CEOs and business organisation leaders from the G20 states. RSPP President Dr. Alexander Shokhin is a member of the B20 International Business Advisory Council.
As in the previous years the B20 activities will focus on achievement of our common goal of strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.
B20 Argentina established eight taskforces which will elaborate the business recommendations to the G20 leaders. The task forces will focus on employment and education; digital economy and industry 4.0; financing growth and infrastructure; trade and investment; energy and climate sustainability; food; SMEs development; and integrity and compliance. Representatives of Russian companies participate in the task forces as co-chairs and members to provide continuity of the B20 work and promote Russian business priorities.
A key event of the presidency – B20 summit will be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in November 2018 on the even of the G20 leaders` summit. In addition to the summit the calendar of events includes the B20 task forces` meetings at the IMF and World Bank spring annual meeting in Washington, D.C. (the US) and the OECS events in Paris (France) in June 2018.
RSPP and Argentine Industrial Union will held a special B20 session (Regional Consultative Forum) in the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on 4-5 October 2018 to discuss the B20 recommendations to the G20 leaders.
B20 official web-site under the Argentine presidency: b20argentina.info.
Previous presidencies` web-sites
B20 official web-site under the German presidency: www.b20germany.org
B20 official web-site under the Chinese presidency: en.b20-china.org
B20 official web-site under the Turkey presidency: b20turkey.org
B20 official web-site under the Australian presidency: www.b20australia.info
B20 official web-site under the Russian presidency: b20russia.com