Saturday, June 29, 2019

G-20 Summit Ends



CNBC/Reuters: G-20 leaders sidestep trade protectionism in communique

* Speaking after chairing the two-day G-20 summit in Osaka, western Japan, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the leaders also found common ground on climate change despite “big differences” in the members’ views.
* The communique also warned that global economic growth remains low and risks were tilted to the downside, as trade and geopolitical tensions have “intensified.”

Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique.

Speaking after chairing the two-day G-20 summit in Osaka, western Japan, Abe said the leaders also found common ground on climate change despite “big differences” in the members’ views.

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More News On The End Of The G20 Summit

G20 leaders make progress on trade and investment in Osaka; members minus the U.S. reaffirm Paris climate goals -- Japan Times
Abe’s G-20 show eclipsed by Trump-China trade talks, tweets -- AP
G20 stops short of denouncing protectionism, warns of global slowdown -- Reuters
Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade -- Reuters
G20 summit: World leaders agree on climate deal -- DW

2 comments:

Lance. A. Lot said...

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Bob Huntley said...

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