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More than 200 groups urge G20 to back IMF issuance to help poor countries in pandemic

February 25, 2021 10:19 am

In an open letter to the International Monetary Fund and G20 finance ministers, the groups said a new allocation of SDRs would boost the reserves of all countries and avoid pushing low-and middle-income countries further into debt distress.

Cyber tax conundrum: Digital Service Tax could offer an interim solution

January 21, 2021 8:49 am

As countries calibrate their response to competing demands for sovereignty to tax, DST is an interim alternative outside tax treaties. It possesses the advantage of taxing incomes that currently escape tax and creates space to negotiate a final, overarching solution to this conundrum.

Climate change must be fought not in silos but in integrated, holistic way: PM Modi at G20

November 22, 2020 8:20 pm

Addressing the G20 side event on 'Safeguarding the Planet', Modi said India is not only meeting its Paris Agreement targets, but also exceeding them.

G20's role in global fight against Covid-19

July 09, 2020 7:29 pm

The G20's initiatives are significant at a time when faith in multilateral institutions seem to be shaken in several parts of the world.

Covid-19 impact: G20 trade ministers agree to ensure uninterrupted flow of vital medical supplies

March 31, 2020 2:47 pm

According to a joint statement issued after a video conference, the ministers agreed to support the availability and accessibility of essential medical supplies at affordable prices, on an equitable basis, where they are most needed and will guard against profiteering and unjustified price increases.

Activists say G-20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production

July 01, 2019 12:55 pm

The activists also said the target date was too far away and the limited number of steps to proposed by the G-20 was voluntary, not legally binding, limiting their effectiveness.

Explained: Why the world is debating data flow

June 25, 2019 9:01 am

Should data be allowed to flow freely or localised at source? As IT Ministry prepares to present data protection Bill in Parliament and countries argue at global forums, a look at both sides of the debate.

G20 Summit: PM Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince, mechanism to enhance investments in India to be set up

December 01, 2018 5:25 am

As per available data, Saudi Arabia is the 48th biggest investor in India with investments from April 2000 to March 2016 amounting to $64.19 million.

Oil weighed down by record Saudi output; markets eye G20, OPEC meetings

November 27, 2018 7:27 am

Since their most recent peaks in early October, oil prices have lost almost a third of their value, weighed down by an emerging supply overhang and by widespread weakness in financial markets.

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

September 15, 2018 12:37 pm

The Donald Trump administration has demanded that China cut its $375 billion trade surplus with the United States, end policies aimed at acquiring US technologies and intellectual property and roll back high-tech industrial subsidies.


Glimpses from G20 Summit: Captains of industry discuss terrorism, climate change at Hamburg

July 08, 2017 1:09 pm

PM Modi was among the many dignitaries present at the Twelfth G20 Summit held at Hamburg, northern Germany. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull were also present.