Coronavirus puts global recovery at risk, IMF tells G20

Business / Economy Feb 24, 2020

Coronavirus puts global recovery at risk, IMF tells G20

The deadly coronavirus epidemic could put an already fragile global economy recovery at risk, the IMF warned Sunday, as G20 financial chiefs discussed ways to contain its economic ripple effects. Global growth was poised for a modest rebound to 3.3 percent this year, up from ...

Saudi Arabia takes over reins of G20 presidency from Japan

World / Politics Dec 1, 2019

Saudi Arabia takes over reins of G20 presidency from Japan

Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation Sunday to take over the Group of 20 (G20) presidency as it seeks to bounce back onto the world stage following global uproar over its human rights record. The oil-rich kingdom has promoted a liberalization drive, including granting ...