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Coronavirus exposes 'weaknesses' in health systems: G20

Coronavirus exposes 'weaknesses' in health systems: G20

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed ‘systemic weaknesses’ in global health systems, the G20 said Monday, but there was no mention of Washington's contentious decision to halt World Health Organisation funding.

Turkey said to seek FX swaps with G20 members including US

Turkey said to seek FX swaps with G20 members including US

Turkey is initiating talks with other Group of 20 nations to get its central bank included in swap lines like those the US has extended to other emerging economies, according to people familiar with the efforts.

G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

World leaders held emergency online talks Thursday to build a united front against the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 21,000 lives and triggered fears of an economic collapse ...

South Korea, Japan seek summit after intel pact thaw

South Korea, Japan seek summit after intel pact thaw

Japan and South Korean foreign ministers agreed Saturday to arrange a summit between their leaders next month, seeking to build on a lowering of tensions after Seoul stuck to a key military pact.

Reconsider Saudi G20, urges UN expert

Reconsider Saudi G20, urges UN expert

World powers should reconsider holding the next Group of 20 summit in Saudi Arabia without accountability over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a UN expert who probed his death said Tuesday.

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said ...

G20 summit provides 'breathing room' for German industry: DIHK

G20 summit provides 'breathing room' for German industry: DIHK

Deals agreed at the G20 summit in Argentina offer export-dependent German industry some ‘breathing room’, though rising protectionism continues to pose a risk, the head of Germany's Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) ...

British PM heads for G20 in Argentina trip first

British PM heads for G20 in Argentina trip first

Theresa May left Thursday for the G20 summit in Argentina in what will be the first-ever visit by a British prime minister to Buenos Aires.

Japan, as next year's G20 chair, wants to put global imbalances on the map

Japan, as next year's G20 chair, wants to put global imbalances on the map

Japan wants to highlight global imbalances as key topics of debate, and take steps to fix them, when it chairs next year's gatherings of the Group of 20 major economies, government officials said this week.

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

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 said on Friday.

IMF warns G20 that tariffs hurting economy

IMF warns G20 that tariffs hurting economy

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she would present a report detailing the impacts of the restrictions already announced on global trade.

Tariffs and tech to tax G20 ministers in Argentina

Tariffs and tech to tax G20 ministers in Argentina

Tariffs, tech and taxes will strain finance ministers from G20 countries at a meeting in Argentina next week overshadowed by the gathering clouds of a trade war.