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G20 economy rebounds in Q3, still below pre-pandemic high: OECD

Paris, Dec 15 | The Gross domestic product (GDP) in the G20 area rebounded by 8.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2020,...

Italy’s G20 presidency to focus on Covid-19 recovery

Rome, Dec 10 | Helping provide greater access to coronavirus vaccines as they become available and taking steps to spark worldwide economic growth will...

Post-pandemic economic growth dominates G20 Summit

By Asad MirzaThe virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh, which was organised under the direct supervision of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS),...

G20 leaders vow to safeguard planet, adopt clean energy

Riyadh, Nov 23 | The G20 leaders have emphasized the group's commitments to safeguarding the planet and adopting clean energy, according to an official...

IMF chief urges G20 leaders to maintain policy support

Washington, Nov 23 | International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has urged the Group of 20 (G20) leaders to maintain policy support...

G20 leadership vital in defence against Covid: UN chief

United Nations, Nov 23 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the leadership of the Group of 20 (G20) is vital in...

India is exceeding Paris Agreement targets: PM Modi at G20

New Delhi, Nov 22 | India is not only meeting its Paris Agreement targets but has also been exceeding them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

World Bank chief welcomes G20 progress on debt relief

Washington, Nov 22 | World Bank Group President David Malpass said that he was very pleased to see the progress the G20 group of...

Macron calls for global response to pandemic at G20 summit

Paris, Nov 22 | The world needs a global, coordinated and united response to effectively fight the coronavirus pandemic, said French President Emmanuel Macron...

G20 summit: Putin opposes protectionism, unilateralism

Moscow, Nov 22 | Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke against protectionism and unilateralism when addressing the G20 summit via video link."We have to tackle...

PM at G20: Coordinated efforts by largest economies will lead to...

New Delhi, Nov 21 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the 15th edition of the G20 Summit, chaired by Saudi Arabia this...

Trump to participate in virtual G20 summit

Washington, Nov 21 | The White House announced that US President Donald Trump will participate in the virtual G20 Summit on Saturday and Sunday,...

EU appeals to G20 leaders for greater ambition towards green development

Brussels, Nov 21 | Top European Union (EU) officials have called on leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) to advance actions more ambitiously...

India needs to limit carbon emissions: G20 climate report

New Delhi, Nov 18 | As the world's leading economies are directing trillions of dollars towards COVID-19 recovery packages, a significant proportion is going...

Saudi voices confidence in chairing full G20 agenda

Riyadh, Nov 18 | Fahad Almubarak, Saudi Arabia's Minister of State and sherpa of Saudi G20, has said that the kingdom is able to...

UN chief urges G20 to fill financing gap of 28 bn...

United Nations, Nov 18 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Group of 20 (G20) countries to fill the financing gap...

G20 extends debt relief for poor countries

Riyadh, Oct 15 | G20 Finance Ministers and central bankers have agreed to extend the debt relief for poor countries by six more months...

FM stresses on structural treatment of debt at G20 meet

New Delhi, Oct 14 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that there is a need for more structural treatment of debt in...

G20 Tourism Ministers discuss post-pandemic revival plan

Riyadh, Oct 8 | G20 Tourism Ministers held a meeting where they discussed a revival plan for the tourism sector, one of the worst-hit...

2020 G20 Leaders’ Summit to be held virtually in Nov

Riyadh, Sep 28 | The 2020 G20 Leaders Summit will be held virtually on November 21–22 and will be chaired by the Saudi Arabia's...

Saudi King, French Prez review G20 efforts

Riyadh, Sep 8 | Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and French President Emmanuel Macron reviewed the efforts of the G20 countries to...

Saudi King, Trump discuss G20 efforts to combat Covid-19

Riyadh, Sep 7 | Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and US President Donald Trump discussed the efforts of the G20 group...

G20 FMs highlight coordination of cross-border management

Riyadh, Sep 4 | G20 Foreign Ministers highlighted coordination of cross-border management to protect livelihoods during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, according to a statement...

Saudi G20 Presidency gives top priority to fighting epidemics

Riyadh, Aug 13 | Saudi Arabia's Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said the two main priorities of the G20 Presidency was fighting epidemics and developing...

G20 urged to extend debt suspension through 2021

Washington, July 19 | World Bank Group President David Malpass has urged the G20 member countries to extend the time frame of the Debt...

G20 officials pledge immediate measures to address Covid-19

Riyadh, July 19 | Group 20 (G20) finance ministers and central banks governors vowed on Saturday to take immediate and exceptional measures to address...

Pakistan formally applies for G20 debt relief

Islamabad, May 5 | Pakistan has formally requested members of G20 nations for debt relief with a commitment of not contracting new non-concessional loans,...

Saudi G20 presidency calls for COVID-19 financing

Riyadh, April 25 | The Saudi Arabian Group of 20 (G20) presidency called upon the world for further financing to fight COVID-19.G20 leaders on...

Australia urges G20 action on wildlife wet markets

Canberra, April 23 | The Australian government on Thursday called on the G20 countries to take action on wildlife wet markets, calling them a...

G20 Health Ministers acknowledge weakness of their healthcare systems

Riyadh, April 20 | G20 Health Ministers held a teleconference to analyze the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which they said "has highlighted systemic...

IMF, World Bank welcome G20’s move to provide debt relief

Washington, April 16 | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group have welcomed the Group of 20 (G20)'s decision to provide...

FM attends 2nd G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors meet

New Delhi, April 15 | Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the virtual session of the 2nd G20 Finance Ministers and...

G20 finance ministers, central bank governors to hold meeting on April...

Riyadh, April 13 | The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors will hold a meeting on April 15, the Saudi Press Agency reported.The...

India to be fastest growing G20 economy on Covid-19 impact as...

New Delhi, March 28 | India will emerge as the fastest growing economy among the G20 countries even as Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has...

UN chief Guterres warns of losing COVID-19 war

United Nations, March 27 | While UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told the Group of 20 (G20) leaders on Thursday, "We are at war...

ILO welcomes G20 commitment in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva, March 27 | The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, has welcomed the commitment of the G20 leaders as an...

G20 countries to inject $5 trillion into global economy

New Delhi, March 26 | In a first summit of its kind, the Group of 20 global leaders on Thursday decided to inject $5...

Italian analysts expect G20 to push for economy, health collaboration

Rome, March 26 | With officials from the G20 countries preparing for an emergency leaders' summit via video-conference on Thursday, Italian analysts said countries...

Modi to participate in virtual G20 summit on COVID-19

New Delhi, March 26 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the G-20 conference on the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday through video conferencing.An unprecendented...

Saudi king to hold G20 leaders video summit on coronavirus

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Riyadh, March 25 | Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative of holding a web-summit of South Asian...

G20 virtual summit on COVID-19 to be held on March 26

Riyadh, March 25 | The Saudi Arabian G20 Presidency will host the virtual G20 Summit on response to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 26,...

UN chief turns to G20 for leadership in fight against COVID-19

United Nations, March 25 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the Group of 20 (G20), the largest economies of the world, to assume...

G20 finance officials mull joint plan in response to COVID-19

Riyadh, March 24 | The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have agreed during a televised meeting to develop a joint G20 Action...

Saudi Arabia calls for G20 virtual summit to discuss COVID-19

Riyadh, March 18 | Saudi Arabia has called for a virtual Group of 20 (G20) Leaders' Summit next week to discuss the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

IMF chief urges G20 nations to take actions on trade, climate

Washington, Feb 20 | International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday urged the Group of 20 (G20) economies to take further...

Rs 100 crore for India hosting G20 Presidency: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the Budget presentation in Lok Sabha on Saturday said India will host the...

G20 foreign ministers commit to WTO reforms

Nagoya (Japan), Nov 23 | G20 foreign ministers have pledged to push for reforms in the World Trade Organization (WTO) during a meeting...

UN research shows G20 nations lagging in climate action

Nairobi, Sep 22 | G20 nations are collectively not on track to meet their Paris Agreement commitments, but they have huge opportunities to undertake...

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OMCs keep petrol, diesel price rise under check on Thursday

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Thursday after oil marketing companies decided to continue their pause in price...