Divisions on Trade Dominate G-20 Global Summit

Wall Street Journal , Mar 19, 2017
by Ian Talley, Tom Fairless and Andrea Thomas

BADEN-BADEN, Germany—World finance chiefs struggled during a weekend of tense talks to find common ground on boosting trade in a global economy that is finally showing faint signs of momentum. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, rejecting a concerted effort by rivals here, got finance officials to drop a disavowal of protectionism from a closely watched policy statement issued by the Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations. Please click here to continue reading this article.