Mon, November 15, 2010

G20 Summit in Seoul

S. Korean president declares successful closing of G20 Summit

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday declared the G20 Seoul Summit ended in success. Full story


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The Group of Twenty (G-20) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was established in 1999.


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APEC broadens horizons

2010-11-15 00:40:26 GMT China Daily YOKOHAMA, Japan / BEIJING - Pacific rim economies pledged on Sunday to turn their dream of a vast free trade area into reality, while President Hu Jintao warned regional leaders global economic recovery was far from certain amid rising protectionism.

President Hu advocates unity, development at G20, APEC meetings

2010-11-14 11:41:51 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao's attendance at the Group of 20 (G20) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings on Nov. 11-14 has achieved the goals of enhancing understanding, advocating cooperation, working together in times of difficulty and jointly promoting development, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Sunday.

Top economies wrap up G20 summit with closing dinner

2010-11-12 10:28:46 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- As the two-day G20 summit among the world's richest countries wrapped up, the leaders gathered Friday at the special closing dinner held at a local hotel in Seoul.

G20 Seoul Summit confirms 6 pct shifts of IMF quota shares to developing countries

2010-11-12 09:31:08 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- The G20 Seoul Summit has confirmed the 6-percent shifts of quota shares to emerging economies in the International Monetary Fund, according to the joint communique issued Friday afternoon at the end of the summit.

Top business leaders call for efforts for next wave productivity growth

2010-11-12 08:48:37 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- The world's top business leaders Thursday called for the G20 countries to work with them to unleash the next wave of productivity growth to reduce poverty and improve people's life.

What lies ahead for G20 after Seoul summit

2010-11-13 09:39:56 GMT Xinhua English by Na, Haejung

China sees positive results at G20 Seoul summit

2010-11-12 11:00:55 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Group of 20 (G20) summit that ended here Friday has achieved positive results with concerted efforts from all participating nations, Chinese delegation spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said.

Obama calls G20 summit "very successful"

2010-11-12 10:29:18 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday the G20 economic summit in Seoul among the world's richest countries has been "very successful," commenting on some issues that he said made "enormous progress."

S Korea's top economic official hints at "incremental bounces" on currency issue at G20

2010-11-12 08:36:49 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- A senior South Korean economic official said Friday the ongoing G20 Summit is hoped to make "incremental bounces" over the thorny currency issue through coordinated and multilateral efforts.

Chinese president presents 4-point proposal at G20 summit

2010-11-12 05:34:11 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Friday put forward a four-point proposal for realizing strong, sustainable and balanced growth of the world economy at the Group of 20 (G20) summit here.

The embarrassing incident between Obama and the Chinese reporter

2010-11-15 07:16:34 GMT November 12, 2010 - The G-20 Summit in Korea has ended, during US President’s Obama’s press conference CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang seized the chance to ask the last question given to the Korean press. He also claimed to be representing the entire Asia. His action stirred up some debates on the net.

G20 Summit continues in Seoul

2010-11-12 05:47:00 GMT Xinhua English Leaders of the world's major developed and developing countries as well as major international institutions started the G20 Summit in Seoul, capital of South Korea, on Nov. 12, 2010, continuing to discuss issues related to "Global Economy and Framework".

EU leaders attend press conference at G20 Summit venue

2010-11-11 09:51:05 GMT Xinhua English European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy attend a joint press conference at the venue for the G20 Summit in Seoul, capital of South Korea, on Nov. 11, 2010.

G20 in subdued mood

2010-11-11 07:53:02 GMT Members of the G20 nations prepare to meet in South Korea for the 5th meeting since the global financial crisis as new tensions threaten to prevent agreement.

UN chief stresses necessity of cooperation between UN, G20

2010-11-10 07:26:11 GMT Xinhua English SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday stressed the necessity of cooperation between the United Nations and the Group of 20 (G20).