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  • Saturday, July 21st 2018 - 07:05 UTC

    Global trade conflicts and protectionism in G20'agenda meeting in Buenos Aires

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is set to “respond to concerns on US trade policies” in the G20's finance ministers and central bankers meeting

    Global trade conflicts triggered by the protectionist policies of US President Donald Trump are set to dominate this weekend's meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers in Buenos Aires.

  • Thursday, May 26th 2016 - 11:51 UTC

    A debt agenda for G7 meeting in Japan

    In the United States, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the federal government debt doubled over the past decade, from 36% of GDP to 74% of GDP.

    By Martin Feldstein - On May 26-27, the heads of the Group of Seven leading industrial countries will gather in Japan to discuss common security and economic problems. A major common problem that deserves their attention is the unsustainable increase in the major developed countries’ national debt. Failure to address the explosion of government borrowing will have adverse effects on the global economy and on debt-burdened countries themselves.

  • Friday, May 29th 2015 - 09:16 UTC

    G7 finance chiefs meet in Dresden to discuss global recovery, but Greece overshadows

    “We are all in the process of working towards a solution for Greece and I would not say that we already have reached substantial results,” said IMF Lagarde

    Finance chiefs and central bankers from the Group of Seven economic powers discussed ways to revive the faltering global recovery on Thursday as the United States leant on Europe to reach a deal to avert a Greek bankruptcy. The threat of a Greek default, rising oil prices and bond market volatility are fuelling investor nervousness about the world's economy.