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  • India to host G20 Summit in 2023: Grouping's declaration Nov 23, 2020 07:45 AM IST

    India to host G20 Summit in 2023: Grouping's declaration

    India was earlier slated to host the summit in 2022 with the Osaka declaration of the G20 stating last year that "we look forward to meeting again in Saudi Arabia in 2020, in Italy in 2021 and in India in 2022".

  • G20 Summit: PM Modi calls for coordinated global efforts to fight COVID-19 pandemic Nov 21, 2020 11:06 PM IST

    G20 Summit: PM Modi calls for coordinated global efforts to fight COVID-19 pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge the world is facing since World War-II and is an important turning point in the history of humanity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the G20 summit

  • G20 agrees debt framework to help poor countries hit by COVID Nov 13, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    G20 agrees debt framework to help poor countries hit by COVID

    Major creditors, including China, will be expected to follow the common guidelines laying out how debt which is deemed unsustainable can be reduced or rescheduled.

  • India protests Saudi Arabia’s distortion of map on special G20 currency note by removing J&K Oct 29, 2020 10:53 AM IST

    India protests Saudi Arabia’s distortion of map on special G20 currency note by removing J&K

    The global map, printed on the rear side of Saudi Arabia's special G20 Summit currency note, shows entire Jammu and Kashmir, including Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), as a separate territory.

  • Business, labour groups urge G20 to close "stimulus gap" in COVID-19 crisis Oct 08, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    Business, labour groups urge G20 to close "stimulus gap" in COVID-19 crisis

    Warning of job losses, increasing poverty, rising child mortality and high business failure rates in poorer countries, the groups urged G20 finance ministers, who will meet by teleconference next week, to take immediate action.

  • By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China Jul 10, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China

    India’s Hong Kong move has been noticed the world over, and Indian policy makers should use this moment in global politics to put China on notice

  • Debt reduction only way to end 'poverty trap' for some countries: World Bank Chief Jul 09, 2020 11:50 AM IST

    Debt reduction only way to end 'poverty trap' for some countries: World Bank Chief

    Developing countries and emerging markets face dire economic consequences from the pandemic given inadequate healthcare systems, a lack of resources to offset the impact of widespread lockdowns and, in some cases, a collapse in commodity prices.

  • G20 nations imposed 59 import-restrictive measures in 6 months: WTO Jun 29, 2020 11:15 PM IST

    G20 nations imposed 59 import-restrictive measures in 6 months: WTO

    Tariff increases, import bans, stricter customs procedures, export duties and other such measures introduced during the review period affected 2.8 per cent of G20 trade, it said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic threatens food security of poor nations: World Bank tells G20 Apr 21, 2020 10:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic threatens food security of poor nations: World Bank tells G20

    Mari Pangestu, the World Bank's managing director for development policy, underscored the need for global cooperation to avert food crises in the most vulnerable countries in remarks to an online meeting of agriculture ministers from the Group of 20 major economies.

  • FM Sitharaman highlights India's measures to safeguard 'lives and livelihood' of people Apr 15, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    FM Sitharaman highlights India's measures to safeguard 'lives and livelihood' of people

    In her intervention, the minister talked about the role the member countries can play in "safeguarding the lives and livelihood of people while maintaining macroeconomic stability in a sustainable manner", said an official release.

  • G20 financial officials agree on debt suspension for world's poorest countries Apr 15, 2020 08:42 PM IST

    G20 financial officials agree on debt suspension for world's poorest countries

    The officials also called on private creditors to participate in the initiative "on comparable terms."

  • G20 ministers struggle to finalise oil output cuts despite US efforts Apr 11, 2020 02:00 PM IST

    G20 ministers struggle to finalise oil output cuts despite US efforts

    The final G20 communique appeared to gloss over simmering divisions over energy policy, making no mention of output cuts and pledging simply to ensure oil "market stability" amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • India pitches for stable oil market, says it will remain growth engine of world Apr 10, 2020 08:58 PM IST

    India pitches for stable oil market, says it will remain growth engine of world

    The G20 Energy Ministers' focused on ways and means to ensure stable energy markets, which are affected due to demand reduction as result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing surplus production related matters.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: G20 trade ministers agree to ensure uninterrupted flow of vital medical supplies Mar 31, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: G20 trade ministers agree to ensure uninterrupted flow of vital medical supplies

    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.

  • India to grow fastest among G20 economies despite coronavirus impact, says EIU report Mar 30, 2020 09:37 AM IST

    India to grow fastest among G20 economies despite coronavirus impact, says EIU report

    2.1 percent GDP forecast may be a huge downgrade but given the projected recession in other regions like US, Europe and Latin America, India will be a fastest growing nation and will be only among three countries in G20 along with China and Indonesia. With worst negative growth of 7 percent, Italy will get a huge hit.

  • Working together with G20 countries on coronavirus: Donald Trump Mar 27, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    Working together with G20 countries on coronavirus: Donald Trump

    Describing it as a great meeting, he said, "We have a lot of different ideas, a lot of good ideas, we are working together. The leaders gathered virtually around the world to discuss the whole subject of the problem that right now 151 nations have got".

  • Saudi king to chair G20 video talks on coronavirus Mar 25, 2020 08:06 AM IST

    Saudi king to chair G20 video talks on coronavirus

    World leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, will take part in the talks which the Kremlin said will take place by videoconference.

  • Coronavirus puts global recovery at risk: IMF to G20 Feb 24, 2020 08:36 AM IST

    Coronavirus puts global recovery at risk: IMF to G20

    Global growth was poised for a modest rebound to 3.3 per cent this year, up from 2.9 per cent last year, International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said after a two-day meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Riyadh.

  • Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era Feb 24, 2020 08:20 AM IST

    Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era

    The United States blocked including climate change on a list of downside risks to global growth that had won agreement by nearly all other G20 delegates, but ultimately agreed to permit a reference to the Financial Stability Board's work examining the implications of climate change for financial stability.

  • Trump India Visit | Strategic consequences of tough trade talk Feb 20, 2020 10:49 AM IST

    Trump India Visit | Strategic consequences of tough trade talk

    Despite increasing trade and growing strategic closeness, India-US trade tensions have actually increased. The traditional worries of agricultural trade and IPR have moved and now the Trump administration’s concerns are about trade deficit and ‘unfair’ trade practises.

  • G20 funds fossil fuels $30 bn a year under the radar: Analysis Jan 30, 2020 10:28 AM IST

    G20 funds fossil fuels $30 bn a year under the radar: Analysis

    The export credit agencies (ECAs) of G20 countries currently provide more than 10 times more state-backed finance to oil, gas and coal projects abroad than they do to renewable energy schemes, the analysis said.

  • China attacks U.S. at G20 as the world's biggest source of instability Nov 23, 2019 07:51 PM IST

    China attacks U.S. at G20 as the world's biggest source of instability

    Relations between the world's two largest economies have nose-dived amid a bitter trade war - which they are trying to resolve - and arguments over human rights, Hong Kong and U.S. support for Chinese-claimed Taiwan.

  • Macro Matters I The backdrop to the G-20 meeting in four charts Jun 27, 2019 09:02 AM IST

    Macro Matters I The backdrop to the G-20 meeting in four charts

    Policy uncertainty leads to low business confidence, in turn hurting growth and investment

  • G20 Summit 2019: PM Modi to meet world leaders; discuss terrorism, fugitive economic offenders Jun 26, 2019 04:33 PM IST

    G20 Summit 2019: PM Modi to meet world leaders; discuss terrorism, fugitive economic offenders

    PM Modi is expected to hold about 10 bilateral meetings as well as Russia-India-China (RIC) and Japan-America-India (JAI) trilateral meetings on the sidelines of the summit.

  • G20 nations imposed 20 new trade-restrictive measures in last 8 months: WTO Jun 26, 2019 02:46 PM IST

    G20 nations imposed 20 new trade-restrictive measures in last 8 months: WTO

    G20 members include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Russia, the UK, the US, among others.

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