15 results about G20


G20 Trade Ministers Call for "Urgent" Discussions on WTO Update and Efforts to Boost Confidence in Trade

September 20, 2018

Trade and investment ministers from the G20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies met last Friday in Mar del Plata, Argentina, calling for intensified “dialogue and action”... READ MORE


Global trade governance and the G20: Negotiating across deepening fault lines

September 14, 2018

The cumulative difficulties faced by the multilateral trading system today are tantamount to a full-blown crisis.

There is a temptation on the part of policymakers and pundit... READ MORE


From digital trade wars to governance solutions: The G20 and the digitally enabled economy

August 28, 2018

The progressive shift of economic activity into the digital realm promises to create unprecedented incentives for strategic trade and investment policies.

These incentives, i... READ MORE


G20 Finance Ministers Call for Continued Dialogue on Trade as US Prepares Metal Tariffs

March 22, 2018

This week, finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s 20 major advanced and emerging economies meeting in Buenos Aires sought to find common ground on trade and called for... READ MORE


The G20 and reimagining global rule-making for trade and climate action

March 5, 2018

Trade and climate change are inextricably intertwined. Yet the trade and climate regimes are set for a collision that could undermine their legitimacy and efficiency. This post argues that a hi... READ MORE


EU, Japan seal free trade in signal to Trump

July 6, 2017

Japan and the European Union agreed a free trade pact on Thursday to create the world's biggest open economic area and signal resistance to what they see as U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist... READ MORE


As Hamburg Summit Approaches, G20 Members Prepare for Debate on Trade

June 22, 2017

Members of the G20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies are gearing up for their leaders' summit in Hamburg, scheduled from 7-8 July. The high-level event, which is being held thi... READ MORE


Germany’s Merkel vows not to give up on US free trade deal

June 20, 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday to seek a broad agreement on trade at next month’s Group of 20 summit and told German business leaders that she won’t give up on a free-trade deal between Europe... READ MORE


WTO Ministerial Prep: Argentine FM Makes Case for Multilateralism in Geneva Visit

April 27, 2017

Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra stressed the value of multilateralism during a trip to Geneva, Switzerland, this week, months before her country is due to host the WTO's Eleventh Min... READ MORE


G20 Digital Ministers Unveil Roadmap, Trade Priorities

April 13, 2017

Ministers from the Group of 20 (G20) major advanced and emerging economies met in the German city of Düsseldorf from 6-7 April for talks on how to expand internet access and support the development... READ MORE


IMF's Christine Lagarde Calls on G-20 Members to Keep Growth "Momentum"

March 16, 2017

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), called on G-20 officials preparing to meet in the German city of Baden-Baden later this week to keep the “mo... READ MORE


G-20 Finance Ministers: Economic Recovery "Weaker" Than Hoped

July 28, 2016

The global economic recovery remains “weaker than desirable,” said finance ministe... READ MORE


UK explores multi-billion pound free trade deal with China

July 24, 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond has begun discussions with China on an ambitious free trade deal which could see greater access for major Chinese banks and businesses to the UK economy. READ MORE


Trade negotiations - no big deal?

July 1, 2016

The conventional wisdom in trade policy circles for some years now has been that the World Trade Organization (WTO) is incapable of moving ahead meaningfully on a modern trade negotiating agenda. I... READ MORE


Running Out of Tools: The G20 and the Global Trade Halt

June 1, 2016

Restoring economic growth is the primary mission of the G-20. International commerce — exports, imports, foreign direct investment (FDI), international licensing, technology transfer, and cro... READ MORE