• WASHINGTON, Sept 12- The United States is planning to push Europe towards new and more aggressive efforts to boost demand and economic growth given a renewed risk of deflation in the euro zone, a senior Treasury official said on Friday.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sept 23 Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate. Speakers:- Latvia Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, Norway Defense Minister Eriksen Soreide, Georgia Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze and Poland Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak.

  • Speaking to CNBC at the B20 meeting in Sydney, Joe Hockey , Treasurer of Australia, says it's important for the G-20 economies to stay engaged with the business community.

  • WTO: Trade protectionism is still on the rise     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:22 PM ET

    Roberto Azevedo, Director-General at World Trade Organization, says there's more that needs to be done to ensure free trade across the globe.

  • B20 proposal will be 'outstanding': BCA     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia (BCA), is confident that the B20 summit will put together a "practical roadmap" that will aid the G-20's growth agenda.

  • What needs to be done to meet G-20's target     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    To meet the G-20's global growth target, implementation of trade facilitation will need to be accelerated, says Harold McGraw, Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce.

  • Australia Trade Min: The aims of B20 summit     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says the B20 meeting hopes to propose strategies that will help the G-20 achieve its agenda of boosting world growth

  • BHP CEO: G-20 must commit to Bali package     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Speaking to CNBC ahead of the B20 meeting, Andrew MacKenzie, CEO of BHP Billiton, outlines his recommendations for the facilitation of world trade.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 14 Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives Michel Camdessus lecture at an event hosted by the International Monetary Fund in Washington- 1400 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank holds Monetary Policy meeting. LONDON- RBA Assistant Governor Guy Debelle gives a speech to the Financial Times Camp Alphaville Conference in London- 1105 GMT.

  • GENEVA, June 18- Members of the Group of 20 leading economies are still doing more to restrict trade than to liberalise it, according to a report published by major world agencies on Wednesday.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to June 26 Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund releases its annual review of the U.S. economy- 1330 GMT. SANTANDER, Spain- Seminar on "The Europe left by the crisis". Speakers:- European Commission President Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Bank of Spain Deputy Governor Fernando Restoy.

  • Joe Hockey: Ukraine crisis won't dominate G-20     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says geopolitical tensions in Ukraine will be discussed at the G-20, but warns that focus will remain on the the global economic recovery.

  • Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, says the G-20's communiqué, concluded in Australia over the weekend, was too vague in terms of actionable policy prescriptions, to give equity markets a boost.

  • Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the G20's 2% GDP target is achievable.

  • Is G-20's growth target achievable?     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 8:10 PM ET

    Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, explains why he thinks the G-20's communiqué on fostering global growth may likely be too ambitious.

  • RBI governor: 'EMs are on their own'     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), says emerging markets have received an "unintended" message from developed economies that they are "on their own". CNBC's Oriel Morrison reports.

  • G-20 sets first-ever goal for global growth     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    The world's top economies embraced a goal to generate more than $2 trillion in additional output over five years while creating tens of million of new jobs. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • Spain Fin Min: We cannot be complacent     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    While welcoming Moody's upgrade of Spain's credit rating as "good news", Luis de Guindos, Spanish Finance Minister, says his country cannot afford to be complacent as there is still more work to be done.

  • World Bank: We support G-20's growth agenda     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    Bertrand Badre, Managing Director & CFO at the World Bank, says the G-20's communiqué on fostering global growth is "fantastic" and a "great paradigm shift".

  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, says the G-20 communiqué may have a good chance of succeeding. CNBC's Oriel Morrison reports.