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International Organizations G7

  • Italy hosts the annual meeting of seven of the world's biggest industrialised economies in the town of Taormina in Sicily on May 26-27. "Japan and Europe must collaborate with the United States to continue to hold high the free-trade flag," Abe said. As well as Japan, Italy and the United States, the G7 comprises Britain, France, Canada and Germany.

  • ROME, March 21- Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Tuesday that he wants to send a strong message in favour of free trade when U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders meet in Italy in May. Italy is hosting the annual meeting of seven of the world's biggest industrialised economies in the town of Taormina in Sicily on May 26-27.

  • *Aso, Mnuchin hold 1st face-to-face meeting. BADEN-BADEN, Germany, March 17- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said he agreed with his U.S. counterpart Steven Mnuchin on the need to abide by the G7 and G20 agreements on currency policy, including a warning that excess currency volatility is undesirable. President Donald Trump has accused Japan of exploiting a...

  • LONDON, March 17- Britain's economy is sending mixed signals about its readiness for Brexit, just as British Prime Minister Theresa May is getting ready to launch the process of pulling the country out of the European Union. Britain's economy grew by 1.8 percent in 2016, second only to Germany among the Group of Seven big rich nations. In quarterly terms, growth...

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialised nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialized nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialized nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, March 10- Finance ministers and central bankers from the G20 group of leading industrialised nations meet in Germany next week for the first time since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Washington has accused Germany, Japan and China of exploiting exchange rate weakness for competitive advantage over the United States.

  • LONDON, Feb 10- British manufacturing grew more strongly than expected in December, showing the economy remained resilient to the end of the year despite June's Brexit vote shock, although 2017 looks likely to be more difficult. Britain's economy was the strongest among the Group of Seven richest nations last year, confounding predictions of a sharp slowdown...

  • LONDON, Feb 10- British manufacturing grew more strongly than expected in December, showing the economy remained resilient to the end of the year despite June's Brexit vote shock, although 2017 looks like it will be more difficult. Britain's economy was the strongest among the Group of Seven richest nations last year, confounding predictions of a sharp...

  • Policymakers must respect international laws and avoid making targeted currency exchange rate comments; Bank of France governor.

  • *Japan abiding by G7, G20 agreements- government spokesman. *Japan sees no reason to be criticised by Trump. President Donald Trump's accusation of currency manipulation, stressing that Japan was abiding by a Group of 20 agreement to refrain from competitive currency devaluation.

  • *Japan abiding by G7, G20 agreements- Japan govt spokesman. *Japan govt sees no reason to be criticised by Trump. The dollar was on the defensive after Trump and trade adviser Peter Navarro criticised China, Germany and Japan, saying they were devaluing their currencies to the disadvantage of the United States.

  • TOKYO, Feb 1- Japan will explain to the United States that the Bank of Japan's monetary easing is aimed at achieving price stability, not at manipulating the yen, its chief government spokesman said on Wednesday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference that Japan was conducting policy in line with G7 and G20 agreements.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. "Treasuries are likely to be up in price, down in yield, as a result of the referendum as a" safe haven "investment with the dollar already up significantly versus the Euro," said Mark Grant, Chief Strategist and Managing Director at Hilltop Securities. "Italy is a G7 country and third largest economy in euro zone and with a weak and troubled banking...

  • TOKYO, Nov 24- Japan's top currency diplomat Masatsugu Asakawa said there will be no change to Japan's currency policy after U.S. Japan guides exchange-rate policy based on an agreement among the Group of Seven advanced economies that highly volatile currency fluctuations are undesirable for the economy, a stance that won't change after Trump becomes...

  • CAIRO, Nov 3- Egypt hopes to finalise a $12 billion IMF loan programme within days and has secured pledges worth $16.3 billion from G7 countries, China and Arab allies to plug this year's budget deficit, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said on Thursday. Egypt reached a preliminary deal with the IMF in August but has yet to clinch board approval for the three-year...

  • CAIRO, Nov 3- Egypt hopes to finalize a $12 billion IMF loan program within days and has secured pledges worth $16.3 billion from G7 countries, China and Arab allies to plug this year's budget deficit, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said on Thursday. Egypt reached a preliminary deal with the IMF in August but has yet to clinch board approval for the three-year...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that a $12 billion loan program for Egypt should be ready for board approval in the next few weeks and insisted that it would not call for cuts to food subsidies. "Egypt has made good progress to secure this financing, including contributions from China, Saudia Arabia and G7 countries," he said,...

  • OTTAWA, Oct 19- Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Belgium for last-minute talks on a proposed free trade deal with the European Union, which has run into problems, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Almost all 28 EU governments back the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada, which would be the bloc's first trade deal with a G7 country.