Trump’s tough trade talk scores a win in battle with G20 powers

Baden-Baden, Germany (dpa) – President Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade paid off Saturday when ministers from 20 world powers meeting in Germany agreed to abandon their tradition of championing free trade and rejecting protectionism. “We couldn’t be happier with the outcome,” said US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin of the two-day meeting of Group of 20… Read more

G20 ministers battle to break deadlock on trade

Baden-Baden, Germany (dpa) – Finance ministers from 20 world powers were struggling at talks in Germany on Saturday to find a common position on trade in the face of resistance from the United States. The administration of President Donald Trump is calling for the Group of 20 to drop its long-standing commitment to free trade and… Read more