As Roberto Azevedo leaves the World Trade Organisation (WTO) this Monday, the institution faces multiple crises without a captain - a situation experts warn could drag on for months.
Brazil's Real firmed for the first time this week, bouncing from last session's all-time lows, while most other Latin American currencies also strengthened on Friday on signs of easing tensions between the United States and China.
President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged to further open China's economy, declaring the world must “tear down walls” as he opened an annual trade fair in Shanghai.
Chile’s central bank slashed the benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points to 2% on Tuesday, the lowest in 9 years, citing a sputtering economy hurt by global trade tensions.
Chile's finance minister announced on Monday US$ 600 million in additional stimulus to kick-start the top copper producer's sputtering economy, which has suffered from a downturn in mining and global trade tensions.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged that his country will be even more open to the world and debunked the notion of a clash of civilization , even as his country remains mired in a trade war with the United States.