Feb 21, 2018

Japanese government picks Osaka as venue for 2019 G-20 summit

The government announced Wednesday that Osaka has been chosen as the venue for next year's summit meeting of advanced and emerging economies at a time when Japan assumes the G-20 presidency for the first time. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the decision based on the ...

AIIB rise reflects new economies

Apr 18, 2015

AIIB rise reflects new economies

by Mie Sakamoto

A planned Chinese-led investment bank may not have been the major theme at a meeting of Group of 20 finance chiefs, but it drew significant attention amid the growing presence of emerging economies. On the sidelines of the gathering, which ended Friday, Finance Minister Taro ...

Apr 17, 2015

Aso says AIIB would benefit from partnership with other lenders

The joint financing of development projects by a planned Chinese-led investment bank and existing institutions like the Asian Development Bank would help to raise standards at the new lender, according to Finance Minister Taro Aso. Aso and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew held talks on ...

Feb 20, 2014

Nations to debate U.S. stimulus cut

The United States and emerging nations are expected to argue over the winding down of the U.S. Federal Reserve's large-scale monetary stimulus when the Group of 20 finance chiefs get together in Sydney on Saturday. Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey — the "Fragile ...