Aug 15, 2016

China drafting growth initiative for G-20 summit next month

China will propose a joint initiative to revive weak global growth at next month’s meeting of leaders of Group of 20 major economies amid rising protectionist sentiment in the United States and Europe, officials said Monday. Speaking at a news conference, a senior Chinese ...

Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

Jul 24, 2016

Group of 20 hopes for close partnership between Britain, EU

The Group of 20 finance chiefs vowed Sunday to use “all policy tools” to pursue growth as Britain’s decision last month to leave the European Union adds to the uncertainty in the global economy amid terrorism and other challenges. Finance ministers and central bank ...

Jul 9, 2016

China vows to act with G-20 partners to increase world trade

China will work with its Group of 20 partners to promote global trade growth, Beijing’s commerce minister said Saturday as the world’s top economies met in Shanghai. Global trade is expected to grow at a tepid 2.8 percent in 2016, the World Trade Organization ...

Facing Islamic State group head-on poses huge challenges

| Nov 16, 2015

Facing Islamic State group head-on poses huge challenges

Antalya Turkey The Islamic State group’s barbaric attacks in Paris are forcing an anguished reassessment by world powers that so far have lacked the political will and regional partners to defeat an organization currently flush with cash, equipment and volunteers. As leaders gathered in ...

Sep 7, 2015

G-20 members launch 'W-20' grouping to empower women

The world’s 20 leading economies have launched a new grouping aimed at boosting the role of women in global economic growth. The “W-20” — a grouping of female leaders — was launched Sunday in the Turkish capital of Ankara, where finance ministers and central ...