Monday, March 20, 2017

G20 Drops Free Trade Pledge After Pressure From Trump Administration

David Mchugh · Saturday, March 18, 2017, 3:29 pm

ADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.

Finance ministers from the Group of 20 countries meeting in the southern German town of Baden-Baden issued a statement Saturday that said only that countries "are working to strengthen the contribution of trade" to their economies.

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