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  1. Canada economy to rebound this year after slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Canada's economy should rebound "over the course of the year" from the impact of a wildfire in its energy heartland, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Saturday on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Chengdu, China. The fire in the province of Alberta is estimated to have cut daily oil production by more than 1 million barrels and the Bank of Canada estimates it will shave 1.25 percentage points off economic growth in the second quarter.

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  2. Canada economy to rebound this year after energy slump: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Canada's economy should rebound "over the course of the year" from the impact of a wildfire in its energy heartland, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Saturday on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Chengdu, China. The fire in the province of Alberta is estimated to have cut daily oil production by more than 1 million barrels and the Bank of Canada estimates it will shave 1.25 percentage points off economic growth in the second quarter.

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  3. Canada seeks 'strong trade agreement' with UK - finance ministerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Canada seeks a "strong trade agreement" with a Britain that has voted to leave the European Union, the country's Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Saturday on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Chengdu, China. Speaking to reporters on the phone, Morneau also said Canada's economy, "impacted" by a wildfire in its energy heartland, is expected to rebound "over the course of the year."

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  4. Britain's steel city signs 1.3-bln-USD investment deal with ChengduRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Leaders of the Yorkshire city of Sheffield, famed for its steel industry, announced here Thursday a 60-year partnership with Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, one of the largest companies in China's Sichuan Province. The city council officially announced the deal on its website Thursday following the return to the city of the council leader and deputy leader from a visit to Chengdu, Sheffield's sister city.

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  5. Interview: Belt and Road Initiative important for dynamic cooperation ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Lithuanian Ambassador to China told Xinhua on Friday that the Belt and Road Initiative is very important for the dynamic cooperation between Lithuania and China. Ina Marciulionyte, Lithuania's ambassador to China who took office last autumn, told Xinhua in an interview that the initiative is a priority in China, and "it's a very good initiative.

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  6. South Africa's Economy in a Low-Growth Trap, Kganyago Says an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    South Africa's economy is in a low-growth trap and the central bank is unable to assist its recovery, according to Governor Lesetja Kganyago. "We are concerned about what has been happening with the growth outlook," Kganyago said in a interview with Bloomberg TV at the Group of 20 meetings in Chengdu, China, on Saturday.

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  7. Lew tells Aso currency devaluation war should be avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew stressed the importance of avoiding competitive currency devaluations in a meeting with Finance Minister Taro Aso in Chengdu, China, on Saturday, according to U.S. Treasury officials. Lew drove home the point by calling attention to the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies' existing accord on opposition to such devaluations, the U.S. officials said.

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  8. G20 pledges to bolster defences against Brexit headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister, arrives for a meeting at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors conference held in Chengdu, China. The meeting was the first of its kind since the Brexit vote.

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  9. G20 nations pledge to bolster defenses against Brexit headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of OECD speaks on stage at the High-level Tax Symposium held in Chengdu, China, July 23, 2016. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund reacts to photographers before attending the G20 High-level Tax Symposium held in Chengdu, China, July 23, 2016.

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  10. UK comes under pressure to spell out Brexit plans at G20Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... conference held in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan province, July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Ng Han Guan/Pool CHENGDU, China: Britain faced calls on Saturday from some European and Asian countries to move more quickly towards leaving the European ...

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  11. Turkey Publishes Decree to Close Gulen-Linked InstitutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... and apply the rule of law," Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said at a G-20 finance ministers meeting in Chengdu, China. "Not much really has changed; I know there are question marks." U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew met Simsek at the G-20 and ...

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  12. China's Yangtze River to face catastrophic spring floods as near record El Nino strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Water levels may swell up to 80 per cent and could result in flooding as severe as 1998 disaster when the worst El Nino in history killed thousands and affected 220 million across 24 provinces, says flood control official China will likely face massive spring floods due to the worst El Nino since the 1997/98 weather pattern which wreaked havoc in the Asia-Pacific region, says the state flood control authority. The extreme flooding China experienced almost 20 years ago started at the country's longest river - the Yangtze - and two major waterways in the northeast.

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  13. G20 officials vow to tackle steel, industrial overcapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    The world's top economies will work to tackle excess production capacity in steel and some other industries, including government subsidies that have distorted markets, G20 finance officials said on Saturday. In a draft statement obtained by Reuters, the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in China's southwestern city of Chengdu said that excess capacity problems, "exacerbated by a weak global economic recovery and depressed market demand, have caused a negative impact on trade and workers."

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  14. China alone cannot save world from Brexit downturn, says LiRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    China's Premier Li Keqiang speaks at the 1+6 meeting on promoting growth in the Chinese and global economies, in Beijing, on July 22, 2016 The world cannot depend on China alone to save it from a Brexit-induced downturn, the country's premier said Friday, ahead of hosting a meeting of G20 finance ministers. Government representatives and central bank chiefs from the world's top 20 economies gather in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu this weekend with the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union high on the agenda.

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  15. Stepping UpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated that the central bank is prepared to step up stimulus if needed, while noting again that so-called helicopter money is prohibited. "We have said we will check risks in the economy and prices and expand monetary stimulus if it's needed to achieve our price stability target at the earliest time possible," Kuroda told reporters on Saturday in Chengdu, China, where he's attending a Group of 20 meeting.

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  16. China calls for fairer int'l tax systemRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The G20 should lead a drive to improve international tax governance, Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in southwest China's Chengdu City on Saturday. "The G20 should... support the development of a new international tax system which is fair, equal, inclusive and organized," Lou said.

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  17. G20 countries face calls for action to boost growthRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The International Monetary Fund and the US urged G20 countries gathering on Saturday to do more to boost the slowing global economy, with Britain's vote to leave the European Union threatening to further derail growth. Event officials set up a meeting room on the eve of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Chengdu, China's south-western Sichuan province, on July 22, 2016 Central bank chiefs and finance ministers from the world's top 20 economies met in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, and US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told journalists it was "a time of continuing uncertainty in the global economic outlook".

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  18. G20 nations pledge to bolster defences against Brexit headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... on the sidelines of the G20 High-level Tax Symposium held in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan province CHENGDU, China: The world's leading economies will do more to lift global growth and share the benefits more broadly, top policymakers said ...

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  19. G20 ministers urge tighter tax rules for multinationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | West Australian

    The world's major economies need to deepen cooperation on tax collection as companies seek to minimise the amount they pay to governments, finance ministers said Saturday. The issue has become controversial in many countries, with multinational firms from Google to Starbucks facing accusations of not contributing appropriately to the economies where they make their money, and multi-billion-dollar merger proposals being partly driven by tax considerations.

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  20. UPDATE 1-BOJ's Kuroda says to ease again if necessary to hit 2 pct price goalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    CHENGDU, China, July 23 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday he would ease policy further if necessary to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, while reiterating a commitment to continue with the current stimulus until prices are anchored there. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, Kuroda maintained an upbeat view on the Japanese economy and price outlook in spite of rising market expectations for more BOJ monetary stimulus.

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