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What International Conferencing Trends Tell Us About the World

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    Are conference minutes an economic indicator?

    While there are certainly many factors that go into a country's and region's economic growth, business communication activity increases and decreases with a cyclical economy. Looking at a few regions' conferencing minutes, we can see a correlation between their time on conference calls and 2013 GDP estimates according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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What International Conferencing Trends Tell Us About the World

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    Are conference minutes an economic indicator?

    While there are certainly many factors that go into a country's and region's economic growth, business communication activity increases and decreases with a cyclical economy. Looking at a few regions' conferencing minutes, we can see a correlation between their time on conference calls and 2013 GDP estimates according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The conference call is a common business practice across the globe. But can conferencing usage help us learn about cultural trends? InterCall, a leading international conferencing and collaboration provider, tracked more than 20 billion conferencing minutes across 197 countries in 2013 to unveil some interesting international work habits.