The G20 and the world economy: Agreeing to disagree

Posted: September 9, 2016 in economy
Tags: , ,

UK Only Article: 
standard article

Issue: 

Art of the lie

Fly Title: 

The G20 and the world economy

Location: 

HANGZHOU

Print section

Main image: 

Great show, shame about the substance

Rubric: 

The global economy has many ailments and few easy remedies

Great show, shame about the substance

AT ITS first leaders’ summit, the Group of 20’s raison d’être was clear. Held shortly after the collapse of Lehman Brothers in late 2008, the forum of big economies reassured a worried world simply by putting on a show of unity. But as the worst ravages of the financial crisis have faded, the G20 has struggled to find the same sense of purpose. This year’s summit in Hangzhou, in eastern China, which ended on September 5th, pulled leaders’ attention in many different directions.
It was preceded by another display of co-operation: America and China ratified the Paris climate-change agreement. Then work began on a long list of problems, including …

via Economic Crisis http://ift.tt/2cnqx8C

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s