As Europe reels, US braces for staggering virus death toll

By |april 1st, 2020|Africa, coronavirus, Donald Trump, G20, News, United States|

Americans were told Tuesday (31 March) to brace for "very painful" weeks ahead in a worsening coronavirus pandemic projected to claim up to a quarter million US lives, as fatalities spiked in European hotspots Spain, France and Britain.

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G20 leaders to inject $5 trillion into global economy in fight against coronavirus

By |marec 27th, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, G20, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, News, Russia, Saudi Arabia, WHO|

Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies pledged on Thursday (26 March) to inject over $5 trillion into the global economy to limit job and income losses from the coronavirus and "do whatever it takes to overcome the pandemic."

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G20 finance heads wrap up Riyadh meeting overshadowed by virus outbreak

By |februar 24th, 2020|China, coronavirus, G20, Kristalina Georgieva, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Saudi Arabia|

Finance leaders of the world's top 20 economies wrapped up their two-day meeting on Sunday (23 February) in Riyadh that was dominated by growing concern over the widening fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

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24 Turkish cities oppose Erdogan, support Paris Climate Agreement

By |december 10th, 2019|cities, climate protection, COP25, G20, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Recep Tayyib Erdogan, Turkey|

Within the framework of the current COP25, 24 Turkish cities and municipalities committed themselves to the Paris Climate Agreement yesterday (9 December). Turkey is the only G20 country that has not yet ratified the Paris Agreement. EURACTIV Germany r...

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Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action

By |junij 26th, 2019|2030 climate and energy targets, G20, News|

Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world’s invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies meeting this week.

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G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020

By |junij 11th, 2019|digital services tax, digital tax, G20, News, Pierre Moscovici|

Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday (9 April).

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In Fukuoka, EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms

By |junij 5th, 2019|China, crypto-currency, G20, GAFA, Huawei, Japan, News, tariffs, tax heavens, Taxation, trade, trade wars, United States|

Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating US-Chinese trade conflict.

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Japan’s Abe urges EU to avoid no-deal Brexit ‘by all means’

By |april 26th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, EU-Japan summit, G20, Huawei, News, Paris Agreement|

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged EU leaders to avoid a disorderly departure of the UK from the European Union "by all means" as both sides pledged to strengthen their economic ties at a bilateral summit on Thursday (25 April).

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Europe struggles to convince Japan on multilateral agenda

By |april 24th, 2019|EU-Japan, EU-Japan summit, G20, News, Paris Agreement, WTO, WTO reform|

EU leaders will meet with Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, in Brussels on Thursday (25 April) to progress on the bilateral relations, although Tokyo has been reluctant to follow the European ambition on trade and climate action.

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Europe struggles to convince Japan on multilateral agenda

By |april 24th, 2019|EU-Japan, EU-Japan summit, G20, News, Paris Agreement, WTO, WTO reform|

EU leaders will meet with Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, in Brussels on Thursday (25 April) to progress on the bilateral relations, although Tokyo has been reluctant to follow the European ambition on trade and climate action.

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