International Organizations G20

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 8- Cabinet ministers from the United States, Mexico and Canada will sign a new trade agreement on Nov. 30, Mexico's economy minister said on Thursday. After more than a year of negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, the United States and Canada reached a last-gasp deal in September. Mexico and the United States had already...

  • External factors are the Australian Treasurer's biggest worry

    Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he understands that the U.S. has "legitimate concerns" about trade with China, but asks that "cool heads prevail" in talks between the two countries at the upcoming G-20 summit.

  • Xi's comments have come too late: AmCham China

    Economic reform in China is moving at a pace that makes the foreign business community feel "edgy" because they would like to see it move faster, says Kenneth Jarrett, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

  • President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalisation at the Davos World Economic Forum amid rising fears of trade protectionism. At the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, some of that sentiment...

  • President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping portrayed Beijing as the champion and defender of globalization at the Davos World Economic Forum amid rising fears of trade protectionism. At the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meetings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, some of that sentiment...

  • NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 13- The International Monetary Fund said on Saturday its members pledged to refrain from competitive currency devaluations and step up dialogue on trade, as escalating trade frictions and higher borrowing costs threatened to knock global growth. Fears that escalating global trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates could dent...

  • *Inflaming tensions, China posts record U.S trade surplus. *China trade talks must cover currency, U.S. Indonesian President Joko Widodo didn't mention the United States or China, the world's two largest economies, but it was clear who he was talking about in an address to the plenary session of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on the island...

  • *Inflaming tensions, China posts record U.S trade surplus. *China trade talks must cover currency, U.S. Indonesian President Joko Widodo didn't mention the United States or China, the world's two largest economies, but it was clear who he was talking about in an address to the plenary session of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on the island...

  • NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 12- Trade tensions within the Group of 20 leading industrialized and emerging economies could only be solved by the countries directly involved, the chairman of a meeting of finance leaders from the G20 said after a gathering in Bali on Friday. Taking place on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on the...

  • EU FINANCE MINISTERS TO URGE G20 FINANCIAL LEADERS TO REJECT PROTECTIONISM, COMMIT TO RESOLVING DISPUTES AT WTO.

  • 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...