International Organizations G20

  • US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017.

    The ministers said they were "stepping up the dialogue" on international trade disputes, according to the statement issued at the summit.

  • MAR DEL PLATA, Sept 14- Trade and investment ministers from G20 countries meeting in Argentina said there was an "urgent need" to improve the World Trade Organization, a joint statement issued from the summit said on Friday. "Obviously the new tariff measures are not positive," Argentina's Production and Labor Minister, Dante Sica, said in a news conference at the end...

  • GENEVA, July 31- Mexico is still preparing all options to respond to possible U.S. tariffs on car imports, Deputy Economy Minister Juan Carlos Baker said on Tuesday, despite U.S.-European talks last week that were supposed to have seen off the immediate threat. Last week European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he had secured a "major concession"...

  • A motorist drives past shipping containers, including one from China Shipping, awaiting transportation at the Port of Long Beach on July 12, 2018 in Long Beach, California.

    China needs to move toward squaring its trade books with the U.S., but it doesn't seem to be heading in that direction, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 28- Agriculture ministers from the G20 countries criticized protectionism in a joint statement on Saturday, and vowed to reform World Trade Organization rules, but did not detail what steps they would take to improve the food trade system. The ministers from countries including the United States and China, in Buenos Aires for the G20 meeting...

  • China and other top U.S. trade partners have placed retaliatory tariffs on American farmers after the Trump administration put duties on Chinese goods as well as steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico. After the meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Trump said the European Union would buy "a lot" of U.S. soybeans.

  • *Japan to chair G20 next year. TOKYO, July 27- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that he wanted the Group of 20 meetings in Osaka next year to focus on identifying problems in the global economy before they could worsen. Aso said G20 finance ministers and central bankers at last week's meeting in Argentina discussed downside risks to the global...

  • Mnuchin: I fully support the Fed's independence as does the president

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at President Trump's remarks urging the Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates.

  • G20 finance chiefs talk trade at weekend meeting

    Finance leader from the G-20 nations gathered in Argentina to talk trade.

  • Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 15 cents at $73.22 a barrel by 0750 GMT. The talks occurred amid escalating rhetoric in a trade dispute between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, which have already slapped tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other's goods. President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to impose tariffs on all $500...

  • TOKYO, July 23- Oil prices fell on Monday amid increasing concerns about fuel demand after finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 warned that global economic growth risks have increased amid rising trade and geopolitical tensions. Brent crude dropped 9 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $72.98 a barrel by 0647 GMT. The talks occurred amid escalating...

  • President Donald Trump looks on as his nominee for the chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell takes to the podium during a press event in the Rose Garden at the White House, November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump’s displeasure about the Fed’s intention to keep rising interest rates sounds like an unwise dig at a central bank that seems hopelessly behind the curve in preventing an inflationary flare-up, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

  • TOKYO, July 23- Oil prices fell on Monday because of increasing concerns about fuel demand after finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 warned that global economic growth risks have increased amid rising trade and geopolitical tensions. Brent crude dropped 10 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $72.97 a barrel by 0350 GMT. The talks occurred amid...

  • Brent crude dropped 18 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $72.89 a barrel by 0329 GMT. The talks occurred amid escalating rhetoric in the trade conflict between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, which have so far slapped tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other's goods. President Donald Trump threatened on Friday with a to impose tariffs on all...

  • Brent crude was up 2 cents at $73.09 a barrel by 0037 GMT, having ended up 49 cents on Friday. West Texas Intermediate was down 8 cents at $68.18 a barrel, after finishing up 2 cents on Friday. The talks come amid escalating rhetoric in the trade conflict between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, which have so far slapped tariffs on $34 billion...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday, putting them at odds with U.S. counterparts. The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, proposed rules earlier this year to make digital companies...

  • The weekend talks in Buenos Aires came at a time of escalating rhetoric in the trade conflict between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, which have so far slapped tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other's goods. President Donald Trump raised the stakes on Friday with a threat to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese exports to...

  • The weekend talks in Buenos Aires came at a time of escalating rhetoric in the trade conflict between the United States and China, the world's largest economies, which have so far slapped tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other's goods. President Donald Trump raised the stakes on Friday with a threat to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese exports to...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's largest economies said on Sunday that heightened trade and geopolitical tensions risk derailing global growth, and called for greater dialog, according to the final communique of a G20 meeting. The weekend talks in Buenos Aires come at a time of escalating rhetoric in the trade...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Finance ministers and central bankers from the world's largest economies said on Sunday that heightened trade and geopolitical tensions risk derailing global growth, and called for greater dialogue, according to the final communique of a G20 meeting. The weekend talks in Buenos Aires come at a time of escalating rhetoric in the trade...