International Organizations G20

  • LONDON, July 14- Finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 group of countries will focus on using all tools at their disposal to promote economic growth when they meet in China next week, U.S. Treasury spokesperson said in an emailed statement after Lew met Britain's newly appointed finance minister Philip Hammond in the British capital.

  • SHANGHAI, July 9- The global economic situation is grim and major economies must lead the way in tackling problems including sluggish growth and weak trade, China's trade minister Gao Hucheng said on Saturday. Gao made the remarks at the start of a two-day meeting of trade ministers from G20 economies in Shanghai, as uncertainty hangs over the outlook for a...

  • SHANGHAI, July 9- The global economic situation is grim and major economies must lead the way in tackling problems including sluggish growth and weak trade, China's trade minister Gao Hucheng said on Saturday. Gao made the remarks at the start of a two-day meeting of trade ministers from G20 economies in Shanghai, as uncertainty hangs over the outlook for a...

  • THURSDAY, JUNE 30 NEW DELHI- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim holds a press conference to share his thoughts on and highlights of his India visit, including on meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. SEOUL- South Korean Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho to speak on the latest developments of the Korean economy and ways to...

  • SINGAPORE, June 16- Singapore said on Thursday it will take part in a G20 plan to prevent tax avoidance and artificial shifting of profits by global corporations. Singapore has come under scrutiny in recent years as giants such as Apple and Google have used the low-tax city-state as a hub for their Asia businesses. Companies justify booking significant amounts...

  • LONDON, May 18- For world markets, the main focus at this week's Group of Seven meeting in Japan will be how much leeway the host nation is given to boost economic growth and inflation, specifically through depreciation of the yen. Japan's economy is struggling in the face of a stronger exchange rate that has damaged growth, intensified deflation, crushed stock...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank said on Tuesday they are joining forces with other international organizations to cooperate on tax issues and develop new tools and standards to halt tax base erosion and evasion. The new grouping, which will also include the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation...

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- Financial leaders from the Group of 20 nations said on Friday they were heartened by a recent recovery in financial markets, but warned that global growth was "modest and uneven" and threatened by weakness in commodities-based economies. In a communique issued after their meeting in Washington, G20 finance ministers and central bank...

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- The Group of 20 major economies said on Friday that economic growth remains "modest and uneven," with downside risks ranging from a potential British exit from the European Union to geopolitical conflicts.

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- Financial leaders from the Group of 20 major economies scrambled on Friday for a way to keep global growth from stalling amid concerns about a drop-off in international trade and the waning effectiveness of loose monetary policy. The G20 gathering, the highlight of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings in...

  • WASHINGTON- IMF discussion on "Private Sector Solutions in Challenging Markets"- 1300 GMT. WASHINGTON- Press briefing: European Department at IMF headquarters- 1315 GMT. WASHINGTON- World Bank holds discussion on "Forced Displacement: A Global Development Challenge".

  • TREASURY OFFICIAL SAYS WILL EMPHASIZE AT IMF, G20 MEETINGS THIS WEEK THAT MEMBERS SHOULD AVOID TARGETING EXCHANGE RATES FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE.

  • PARIS, April 11- France will seek tougher EU sanctions on people who help to facilitate tax evasion and a G20 blacklist of uncooperative tax havens, the Finance Ministry said on Monday following the Panama Papers leaks. Since signing up in principle last year, Panama has rowed back, saying it could not meet all the reporting standards required for automatic...

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    President Barack Obama calls on Russia to concentrate on the war against IS.

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  • What is on the agenda for G20?

    Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the OECD, says economic growth and trade will be the main issues at the G20 meeting in Turkey.

  • Here's what you need to know about the G20 summit

    Fariborz Moshirian, director of the Institute of Global Finance at the University of New South Wales, expects some positive outcomes on global tax rules when G20 leaders meet in Turkey.

  • China emphasizes stability at G-20 meeting

    Chris Konstantinos, director of international portfolio management at Riverfront Investment Group, discusses the comments from China at the G-20 meeting.

  • Fed rate hike, China: Key focus at G-20 meeting

    David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares Capital, outlines the key takeaways from the G-20 meeting in Ankara over the weekend.

  • Is the G-20 falling behind its 2% growth target?

    Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says members of the Group of 20 leading economies remain committed to the growth target, with some countries such as Australia moving further than their initial goals.