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Trump Scores Win At Baden-Baden

The G-20 Summit at Baden-Baden seems to have been a victory for the Trump Administration early on. The whole argument going in was whether Trump and Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin were going to be able to convince our economic allies to do away with a very protectionist attitude when it comes to international trade. 427 more words

Trade Forum

A two-day international forum with governments, finance ministers and central bank governors from twenty major economies begins tomorrow in Germany. Discussions will center on currency policy, deregulation, and trade.


20 more countries expected to join Paris climate agreement

STOCKHOLM – At least 20 countries are expected to formally join the Paris Agreement on climate change this week, greatly improving the pact’s chances of coming into force just a year after it was negotiated in the French capital, U.N. 799 more words


G20 summit: Substance was in the sideshows

By Ameen Izzadeen
We cannot be over optimistic that this week’s G 20 summit in one of China’s most prosperous cities would become a catalyst to revitalise the global economy. 1,053 more words

Political Analysis

Obama's Last Big Foreign Trip...A Bust

So, Barack Obama was going to make one last splash in foreign policy (kind of like a belly flop?) while he was still in office. In the past seven-plus years it hasn’t been a fruitful area for him to venture into, but he was going to give it one more try. 528 more words

The G-20’s Role in Economic Progress Since 2009




As the President embarks on the final G-20 meeting of his presidency, learn how our domestic and global economies have grown stronger over the past eight years. 1,247 more words

United States

US, China sign on to Paris climate change agreement

HANGZHOU, China – Setting aside their cyber and maritime disputes, President Barack Obama and China’s President Xi Jinping on Saturday sealed their nations’ participation in last year’s Paris climate change agreement. 845 more words