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Business Oct 12, 2018

G20 faces test amid U.S.-China trade war and market turmoil

Finance leaders from the Group of 20 major economies on Friday explored ways to protect the global economy from rising trade tensions but were unable to agree on concrete solutions, leaving the issue to be resolved by leaders at summit talks next month. Central bank ...

China and Japan slowly learning to cooperate in the age of Trump

Business Aug 28, 2018

China and Japan slowly learning to cooperate in the age of Trump

Finance Minister Taro Aso will travel to Beijing later this week for a meeting with Chinese counterpart Liu Kun that is likely to demonstrate the improving relationship between the world's second- and third-largest economies. Aso, 77, who also serves as deputy prime minister, and Liu ...

Aso asks U.S. to reconsider planned additional auto tariffs

Business Jul 23, 2018

Aso asks U.S. to reconsider planned additional auto tariffs

Finance Minister Taro Aso has asked the United States to reconsider its plan to impose additional tariffs on automobile and auto parts imports. Aso made the request during talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Buenos Aires on Sunday, held on the sidelines of ...