thenewsmarket.com > Beats > Politics and International Affairs http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/politics-and-international-affairs/all 447952e3-9f2b-4284-a5c1-4cf19714387d/IMF Haiti / Pakistan http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-haiti---pakistan/s/447952e3-9f2b-4284-a5c1-4cf19714387d IMF Haiti / Pakistan The IMF is working with the government of Pakistan to ensure that social spending and protections are kept in place while the country works through its program with the Fund, spokesman Gerry Rice... ]]> 6/13/2019 6:02:00 PM c74e8f12-14d5-4cc8-a5bb-e9d9db6b3a55/IMF Lagarde / Trade / US Economy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde---trade---us-economy/s/c74e8f12-14d5-4cc8-a5bb-e9d9db6b3a55 IMF Lagarde / Trade / US Economy The IMF upgraded the growth forecast for the U.S. economy but warned that trade tensions pose a risk to that momentum , Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday (June 6) in Washington.... ]]> 6/6/2019 7:54:00 PM 79c1344d-06ac-4b9c-84aa-594cd6a9111d/IMF Lagarde / Trade / Global Economy / Venezuela http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde---trade---global-economy---venezuela/s/79c1344d-06ac-4b9c-84aa-594cd6a9111d IMF Lagarde / Trade / Global Economy / Venezuela The IMF hopes that countries can work cooperatively to reduce trade tensions and to reverse a ‘synchronized deceleration’ of global growth, Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Wednesday (June... ]]> 6/6/2019 4:06:00 PM 7315ae92-7738-4d4b-8ec4-ac0a1051b24f/EPP Group, strongest in parliament, picks leaders for new term http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group--strongest-in-parliament--picks-leaders-for-new-term/s/7315ae92-7738-4d4b-8ec4-ac0a1051b24f EPP Group, strongest in parliament, picks leaders for new term In its first meeting since European elections, the EPP Group unanimously re-elected Manfred Weber as its chairman and chose its 10 vice-chairs. Weber says the group - the strongest force in... ]]> 6/5/2019 3:13:00 PM 76323975-87a2-47fc-998f-e0189f8f76a7/IMF Barbados / Congo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-barbados---congo/s/76323975-87a2-47fc-998f-e0189f8f76a7 IMF Barbados / Congo The IMF rejects criticism by opposition politicians in Barbados that its program with the island undercuts social spending and supports the progress made to date by Barbados, spokesman Gerry Rice... ]]> 5/23/2019 5:01:00 PM b5930071-c223-4806-b0f7-f0297d0b5121/Boosting funding for Erasmus+ and free Interrail for youth http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-funding-for-erasmus--and-free-interrail-for-youth/s/b5930071-c223-4806-b0f7-f0297d0b5121 Boosting funding for Erasmus+ and free Interrail for youth The EPP Group has been a major force behind expanding the Erasmus+ program to include more kinds of students in universities as well as trade schools and sports programs. It is pushing for a... ]]> 5/16/2019 9:04:00 AM 7c2477cb-e69a-4bbc-af21-3169613205a7/Work-life balance: get men sharing in the caring http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/work-life-balance--get-men-sharing-in-the-caring/s/7c2477cb-e69a-4bbc-af21-3169613205a7 Work-life balance: get men sharing in the caring Closing the gender gap in pay and treatment as employees is an important priority for the EPP Group in improving family life. The work-life balance is also key, and EPP Group-supported legislation... ]]> 5/15/2019 9:18:00 AM 8674daec-7fc6-445d-8ffe-b73b5fbbb421/IMF Trade / Argentina / Ukraine http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade---argentina---ukraine/s/8674daec-7fc6-445d-8ffe-b73b5fbbb421 IMF Trade / Argentina / Ukraine The IMF supports the progress made to date by Argentine authorities and believes that the program is on the right track, but still faces significant challenges, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters... ]]> 5/9/2019 4:11:00 PM b400555f-6c50-466c-8168-7f796c481341/No more ‘’cowboy’’ banking: making European banks stronger, safer http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/no-more---cowboy---banking--making-european-banks-stronger--safer/s/b400555f-6c50-466c-8168-7f796c481341 No more ‘’cowboy’’ banking: making European banks stronger, safer The EPP Group has led the charge to make banks safer in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Over the last term, EPP Group MEPs have spearheaded legislation regulating money markets,... ]]> 5/8/2019 2:30:00 PM 8faded6e-e2e0-476b-ab2e-f3548c2d5f49/Driving innovation through the digital revolution http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/driving-innovation-through-the-digital-revolution/s/8faded6e-e2e0-476b-ab2e-f3548c2d5f49 Driving innovation through the digital revolution EPP Group MEPs are helping drive innovation in Europe by boosting funding for Horizon Europe and promoting 5G connectivity and the cloud. The Group has also backed moves to improve access to... ]]> 5/7/2019 3:44:00 PM 73509964-c448-4267-b41d-76658fdd11c6/Tax fairness to fight the bad guys, reward the good guys http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tax-fairness-to-fight-the-bad-guys--reward-the-good-guys/s/73509964-c448-4267-b41d-76658fdd11c6 Tax fairness to fight the bad guys, reward the good guys Spurred by revelations of tax evasion and avoidance, the EPP Group has pressed for greater transparency to uncover companies and individuals who fail to pay their fair share of taxes. Ludek... ]]> 5/2/2019 4:29:00 PM 07a77565-3790-4c76-bad9-26d2326113b4/Free and fair trade that makes sense for Europe http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/free-and-fair-trade-that-makes-sense-for-europe/s/07a77565-3790-4c76-bad9-26d2326113b4 Free and fair trade that makes sense for Europe The EPP Group’s MEPs have fought against the tide of protectionism to back EU trade agreements with countries like Canada and South Korea. With one in seven European jobs linked to international... ]]> 4/30/2019 4:02:00 PM 17bc653b-2853-4243-a91d-9fba27a9c8a3/EU sets climate example, balancing jobs and emissions cuts http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-sets-climate-example--balancing-jobs-and-emissions-cuts/s/17bc653b-2853-4243-a91d-9fba27a9c8a3 EU sets climate example, balancing jobs and emissions cuts Using market forces and tougher regulations, the EU is committed to slashing CO2 emissions and fighting climate change while supporting emissions-cutting innovation that keeps and creates jobs.... ]]> 4/26/2019 9:31:00 AM 8ddc91e7-33c7-4b0d-ac39-c8204093617f/Combating terrorism with sharper tools for law enforcement, combating extremism http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/combating-terrorism-with-sharper-tools-for-law-enforcement--combating-extremism/s/8ddc91e7-33c7-4b0d-ac39-c8204093617f Combating terrorism with sharper tools for law enforcement, combating extremism The EPP Group has worked hard in the European Parliament to give law enforcement better tools to track down terror suspects and combat extremism. From airline passenger records to cutting... ]]> 4/25/2019 9:10:00 AM ab1c76a9-3466-483c-8165-94e2bdb3ad8b/Lufthansa promotes the European elections http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/deutsche-lufthansa-ag/lufthansa-promotes-the-european-elections/s/ab1c76a9-3466-483c-8165-94e2bdb3ad8b Lufthansa promotes the European elections Custom “SayYesToEurope” livery on a Lufthansa Airbus A320 Lufthansa is sending a very special signal four weeks before the start of the European elections, taking place on 23-26 May: As of 24... ]]> 4/24/2019 9:46:00 AM e9ff09c4-9eb7-4fcf-a178-87dc821fb4b5/Romania breaches of the rule of law, Future of Europe, European Border and Coast Guard, InvestEU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/romania-breaches-of-the-rule-of-law--future-of-europe--european-border-and-coast-guard--investeu/s/e9ff09c4-9eb7-4fcf-a178-87dc821fb4b5 Romania breaches of the rule of law, Future of Europe, European Border and Coast Guard, InvestEU At the last European Parliament plenary before the European elections, MEPs debated the rule of law situation in Romania. Parliament discussed the future of Europe with Latvia’s Prime Minister.... ]]> 4/18/2019 9:06:00 AM 076c7c80-dafa-496c-9a14-d0da33009c55/MEPs back Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, with cancer as a research priority http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/meps-back-horizon-europe-research-and-innovation-programme--with-cancer-as-a-research-priority/s/076c7c80-dafa-496c-9a14-d0da33009c55 MEPs back Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, with cancer as a research priority The European Parliament has approved the new Horizon Europe research and innovation programme. It will run from 2021 to 2027 with big changes including quicker and easier access to EU funding,... ]]> 4/17/2019 11:00:00 AM b54b22fc-3af2-454c-9267-f4080a41cdd0/Securing borders to preserve freedom of movement http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/securing-borders-to-preserve-freedom-of-movement/s/b54b22fc-3af2-454c-9267-f4080a41cdd0 Securing borders to preserve freedom of movement Defending the Schengen Zone of open internal EU borders, the EPP Group has worked hard to ensure the safety of Europeans. It has been a driving force behind the EU’s border and coast guard, the... ]]> 4/16/2019 9:25:00 AM 21016d28-ea71-44c5-bd7b-cc278d1b8c90/Enduring flair pricing and quality, fighting geoblocking http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/enduring-flair-pricing-and-quality--fighting-geoblocking/s/21016d28-ea71-44c5-bd7b-cc278d1b8c90 Enduring flair pricing and quality, fighting geoblocking EPP Group MEPs have campaigned to dismantle barriers to Europe’s single market of 500 million consumers. Among the measures – cutting geoblocking and dual quality, encouraging Wifi4EU connectivity... ]]> 4/15/2019 10:40:00 AM 2fe0322a-9887-4343-90ab-2439da4240ff/IMF INCOME INEQUALITY ROUNDTABLE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-income-inequality-roundtable/s/2fe0322a-9887-4343-90ab-2439da4240ff IMF INCOME INEQUALITY ROUNDTABLE The chief economists for the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development discussed the issue of economic inequality in a roundtable in... ]]> 4/13/2019 9:30:00 PM c7543bdf-1097-4015-b394-d10ac45c2992/IMFC PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imfc-presser/s/c7543bdf-1097-4015-b394-d10ac45c2992 IMFC PRESSER The world’s financial leaders vowed to work together support global economic growth and address risks, including trade tensions, high global debt and rising financial vulnerabilities. The... ]]> 4/13/2019 7:44:00 PM 7f7727d5-fddc-45bc-b626-1d027eccbfd8/IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-family-photo-imfc/s/7f7727d5-fddc-45bc-b626-1d027eccbfd8 IMF FAMILY PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Washington for the IMF’s Spring Meetings. Leaders are looking to boost cooperation and communication to move the global economy to... ]]> 4/13/2019 4:24:00 PM 66551331-7910-4805-bd9a-47b6e6d2d456/IMF African Economies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-african-economies/s/66551331-7910-4805-bd9a-47b6e6d2d456 IMF African Economies Sub-Saharan Africa’s regional economy is strengthening, with growth forecast to rise from 3 percent in 2018 to 3.5 percent in 2019, according to the International Monetary Fund. “Sub-Saharan... ]]> 4/12/2019 9:13:00 PM 9a848f52-e5c9-4eae-bdc1-81a859fc77f2/IMF G20 PHOTO OP http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-g20-photo-op/s/9a848f52-e5c9-4eae-bdc1-81a859fc77f2 IMF G20 PHOTO OP Central bank governors and finance ministers of the G20 nations met in Washington on Friday at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Leaders are looking to boost... ]]> 4/12/2019 5:57:00 PM 06dfeb42-7a23-46a7-9ff3-d30e9fa2d8e2/IMF Asian Economies http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-asian-economies/s/06dfeb42-7a23-46a7-9ff3-d30e9fa2d8e2 IMF Asian Economies Asia’s growth is forecast to be 5.4 percent in 2019 and 2020, accounting for more than 60% of global growth, according to the International Monetary Fund. “Despite the faster than expected... ]]> 4/12/2019 5:53:00 PM f20bad9d-20cc-4105-be41-54ab1a6f21a4/IMF NATURE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-nature-and-global-economy/s/f20bad9d-20cc-4105-be41-54ab1a6f21a4 IMF NATURE AND GLOBAL ECONOMY International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde and famed Naturalist and Broadcaster David Attenborough are drawing links between the natural world and the global economy and calling for action to... ]]> 4/11/2019 7:27:00 PM 88b3d0e8-f19a-4ada-adeb-dfe1d2840a4f/IMF MD PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-md-presser/s/88b3d0e8-f19a-4ada-adeb-dfe1d2840a4f IMF MD PRESSER At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to work together to address risks to the world economy.... ]]> 4/11/2019 5:25:00 PM 107592b7-a6a6-441b-8130-c12dd397a3ee/EU Investment and Europass empowering job creation http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-investment-and-europass-empowering-job-creation/s/107592b7-a6a6-441b-8130-c12dd397a3ee EU Investment and Europass empowering job creation The EPP Group has been a major force behind the billions in the European Union’s financial backing for investment - the so-called Juncker Plan - and job creation. It also drove the revamp of the... ]]> 4/11/2019 10:32:00 AM 55573d05-c9d0-4a20-835d-f2d40c8fa59c/IMF MNUCHIN http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-mnuchin/s/55573d05-c9d0-4a20-835d-f2d40c8fa59c IMF MNUCHIN U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are important partners in addressing global economic issues. “I think that the IMF and World Bank are... ]]> 4/10/2019 11:58:00 PM 01fbaacb-3ea4-45ed-8f90-9099165eda8c/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/01fbaacb-3ea4-45ed-8f90-9099165eda8c IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser The IMF is urging countries to act to counter downside risks threatening economic growth, the Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, Vitor Gaspar said at the launch of the Fiscal... ]]> 4/10/2019 7:44:00 PM 228a0f69-44ae-4324-a3c7-33c5186608ac/IMF GFSR PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-gfsr-presser/s/228a0f69-44ae-4324-a3c7-33c5186608ac IMF GFSR PRESSER The IMF says the global economy is facing growing threats and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk of a major downturn, the Fund’s Financial Counselor and Monetary and... ]]> 4/10/2019 6:35:00 PM af2a358a-0707-46df-a347-6bca28242863/IMF Fiscal Monitor Corruption http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-corruption/s/af2a358a-0707-46df-a347-6bca28242863 IMF Fiscal Monitor Corruption The IMF is urging countries to build up their institutions to better combat corruption, the Fund’s Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, Vitor Gaspar says ahead of the launch of the Fiscal... ]]> 4/10/2019 12:30:00 PM f1ecfa98-a78e-4ec5-a26a-0467393392b3/IMF Global Financial Stability Report http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-financial-stability-report/s/f1ecfa98-a78e-4ec5-a26a-0467393392b3 IMF Global Financial Stability Report The IMF sees the global economy at a ‘delicate moment’ and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk of a major downturn, the Fund’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian says... ]]> 4/10/2019 11:31:00 AM 49b43ead-7e21-4359-8223-a9d72db438ef/CAP reform better for farmers and consumers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cap-reform-better-for-farmers-and-consumers/s/49b43ead-7e21-4359-8223-a9d72db438ef CAP reform better for farmers and consumers More stable food prices and better distribution of subsidies will benefit farmers as well as shoppers, under a reform approved by the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee. The two key... ]]> 4/10/2019 9:21:00 AM 4b89af50-a046-47a4-9cfc-560e7533cacf/IMF WEO PRESSER http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-weo-presser/s/4b89af50-a046-47a4-9cfc-560e7533cacf IMF WEO PRESSER The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy slowing and is urging leaders around the world to address threats to the global economy. “A year ago, economic activity was... ]]> 4/9/2019 5:48:00 PM a44515e4-367f-4331-a0ac-a1f9a9571491/1 hour rule to remove online terror content http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/1-hour-rule-to-remove-online-terror-content/s/a44515e4-367f-4331-a0ac-a1f9a9571491 1 hour rule to remove online terror content European authorities could force websites to remove online terrorist content within the hour under a proposed law approved in the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs... ]]> 4/9/2019 1:14:00 PM 7c6c0386-e1af-4935-af0f-784d74355b60/IMF World Economic Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-world-economic-outlook/s/7c6c0386-e1af-4935-af0f-784d74355b60 IMF World Economic Outlook The IMF sees the global economy slowing and is urging leaders around the world to handle this ‘delicate moment’ with care, the Fund’s chief economist Gita Gopinath says ahead of the launch of the... ]]> 4/9/2019 12:00:00 PM 765afc14-9ed5-4e14-b9f5-174c7b8e1d84/IMF Spring Meetings B-Roll http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-spring-meetings-b-roll/s/765afc14-9ed5-4e14-b9f5-174c7b8e1d84 IMF Spring Meetings B-Roll Thousands of delegates, officials and members of the media have begun arriving in Washington, DC for the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The Spring Meetings of... ]]> 4/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 8944674c-1935-4a6b-b38a-7873b62806b3/Slashing telecom roaming charges, protecting your data http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/slashing-telecom-roaming-charges--protecting-your-data/s/8944674c-1935-4a6b-b38a-7873b62806b3 Slashing telecom roaming charges, protecting your data The European Parliament, with EPP Group leadership, has worked hard to cut mobile, text and data charges. ]]> 4/8/2019 9:03:00 AM 27360f2c-9cb1-43f8-bd6c-3fb8737dd738/IMF “Delicate Moment” for Global Economy http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf--delicate-moment--for-global-economy/s/27360f2c-9cb1-43f8-bd6c-3fb8737dd738 IMF “Delicate Moment” for Global Economy The global economy is experiencing a “delicate moment” with growing risks to growth and an unsettled climate, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Tuesday in Washington. Citing trade... ]]> 4/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 02a5b27a-40da-4df5-9b76-5f01e37c7d71/Safer, more sustainable food production on land and at sea http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/safer--more-sustainable-food-production-on-land-and-at-sea/s/02a5b27a-40da-4df5-9b76-5f01e37c7d71 Safer, more sustainable food production on land and at sea To ensure food security in a sustainable way, the EPP Group has written and backed legislation that improves conditions for farmers and fishermen. Reforms to the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP)... ]]> 4/2/2019 9:42:00 AM 7468368c-f69b-4dd4-b5b3-061a570e277f/Consumer rights, data and security, copyright protection, plastic bans http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/consumer-rights--data-and-security--copyright-protection--plastic-bans/s/7468368c-f69b-4dd4-b5b3-061a570e277f Consumer rights, data and security, copyright protection, plastic bans The European Parliament has approved legislation to boost consumer rights by making it easier for group legal action. Parliament debated a proposal for a one-stop online portal linking EU border... ]]> 3/28/2019 1:52:00 PM 29a9ca3c-4379-4c46-9832-94929b4dc605/The fight against trade walls is becoming increasingly important http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/vdma/the-fight-against-trade-walls-is-becoming-increasingly-important/s/29a9ca3c-4379-4c46-9832-94929b4dc605 The fight against trade walls is becoming increasingly important Free market access is vital for the survival of a strong export industry such as mechanical engineering. Despite many obstacles, companies were again able to significantly increase their exports.... ]]> 3/28/2019 10:19:00 AM 0773ee43-078e-4d56-9024-339cee2d93ce/Cleaner energy by opening up Europe’s Single Market http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cleaner-energy-by-opening-up-europe-s-single-market/s/0773ee43-078e-4d56-9024-339cee2d93ce Cleaner energy by opening up Europe’s Single Market The European Parliament has approved legislation calling for common rules in Europe’s energy market, part of a series of laws entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’. The legislation calls for... ]]> 3/27/2019 6:38:00 PM 43f22b62-3a6c-43a3-aa4e-f51075cd76fa/IMF Mali Lagarde Meets Maiga http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-mali-lagarde-meets-maiga/s/43f22b62-3a6c-43a3-aa4e-f51075cd76fa IMF Mali Lagarde Meets Maiga IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde met with Mali Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga in Washington, DC Tuesday (March 26). Lagarde offered condolences to the people of Mali following a... ]]> 3/26/2019 7:15:00 PM 0bbe1b5f-8758-4189-86ca-a9018a32b5b7/Global Food Summit 2019: "If we rethink food, we can change the world" http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/foodnewsmarket/global-food-summit-2019---if-we-rethink-food--we-can-change-the-world-/s/0bbe1b5f-8758-4189-86ca-a9018a32b5b7 Global Food Summit 2019: "If we rethink food, we can change the world" Munich: At the Global Food Summit on March 20 and 21, 2019 in Munich, Stephan Becker-Sonnenschein, Head and Founder of the Global Food Summit, explains also on behalf of the Curators: "We want to... ]]> 3/21/2019 10:33:00 PM 61a6d131-6034-4f67-a696-79a51e766fa0/IMF Cyclone Idai / US Fed / Tunisia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-cyclone-idai---us-fed---tunisia/s/61a6d131-6034-4f67-a696-79a51e766fa0 IMF Cyclone Idai / US Fed / Tunisia The IMF has dispatched a team to Mozambique to aid in efforts to help the economy recover in the wake of devastating Cyclone Idai, Fund spokesman Gerry Rice announced Thursday (March 7). ““We've... ]]> 3/21/2019 5:28:00 PM 80e09f22-b21d-4adf-8597-a0fc985bf70b/Brexit, Fairness for Farmers, EU-Turkey, EU-Russia http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/brexit--fairness-for-farmers--eu-turkey--eu-russia/s/80e09f22-b21d-4adf-8597-a0fc985bf70b Brexit, Fairness for Farmers, EU-Turkey, EU-Russia At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament debated the next steps in the Brexit showdown. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber said the EU remains on the side of British youth victimised... ]]> 3/14/2019 10:41:00 AM 0d2fdb5b-47e2-41c2-aeb9-92cce3c8bf02/Climate protection is impossible without energy efficiency http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/vdma/climate-protection-is-impossible-without-energy-efficiency/s/0d2fdb5b-47e2-41c2-aeb9-92cce3c8bf02 Climate protection is impossible without energy efficiency On the basis of the Paris Climate Protection Agreement of 2015, the measures taken by individual states to protect the climate are manifold. However, energy efficiency is a basic prerequisite for... ]]> 3/13/2019 4:17:00 PM c925b4b3-35d5-4269-a585-c0a811710ccf/Watching out for cybersecurity amid 5G build-up http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/watching-out-for-cybersecurity-amid-5g-build-up/s/c925b4b3-35d5-4269-a585-c0a811710ccf Watching out for cybersecurity amid 5G build-up As countries prepare to roll out 5G mobile Internet, the European Union needs to be watchful of cybersecurity threats, says EPP Group MEP Luděk Niedermayer. There are concerns about the Chinese... ]]> 3/12/2019 3:29:00 PM fee12f70-2a65-4b09-8150-775bb98724a3/Japan defies demographic destiny by boosting workforce http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/pricewaterhousecoopers-llp/japan-defies-demographic-destiny-by-boosting-workforce/s/fee12f70-2a65-4b09-8150-775bb98724a3 Japan defies demographic destiny by boosting workforce Japan has continued to grow its workforce despite a shrinking and ageing population More female and older workers have boosted Japan’s labour market If Japan’s decline in unemployment rate... ]]> 3/12/2019 11:46:00 AM 92b0e1ed-24e8-4551-bbf3-e24af2273e8d/New York, London and Hong Kong expected to remain as top listing destinations in 2030 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/pricewaterhousecoopers-llp/new-york--london-and-hong-kong-expected-to-remain-as-top-listing-destinations-in-2030/s/92b0e1ed-24e8-4551-bbf3-e24af2273e8d New York, London and Hong Kong expected to remain as top listing destinations in 2030 Exchanges in developed markets are proving to be resilient, benefitting from their recognised liquidity and stability Companies from China and India expected to dominate issuance in 2030, although... ]]> 3/11/2019 2:06:00 PM 1a779bb9-be5b-4f36-b423-b088e5993b15/IMF ECB / Jordan / China / Venezuela http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-ecb---jordan---china---venezuela/s/1a779bb9-be5b-4f36-b423-b088e5993b15 IMF ECB / Jordan / China / Venezuela The IMF expressed confidence and support for the European Central Bank’s move to unveil fresh plans to stimulate the eurozone economy announced Thursday (March 7). “What I would say on the ECB... ]]> 3/7/2019 6:58:00 PM 228b8e3c-ac1d-4883-b6d9-e8f9c020d604/Improving work-life balance across the EU http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-work-life-balance-across-the-eu/s/228b8e3c-ac1d-4883-b6d9-e8f9c020d604 Improving work-life balance across the EU A new law that will help people improve their work-life balance across the European Union is on track to be approved in the European Parliament in March and to be in place by 2022. The European... ]]> 2/27/2019 10:24:00 AM 4536a16c-65ff-4474-9755-379afdd8fe50/EPP Group calls for new and fair EU copyright rules fit for the digital world http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-calls-for-new-and-fair-eu-copyright-rules-fit-for-the-digital-world/s/4536a16c-65ff-4474-9755-379afdd8fe50 EPP Group calls for new and fair EU copyright rules fit for the digital world The European Union is reforming the EU’s copyright rules so that they fit the increasingly digital world that we now live in. The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee has backed a... ]]> 2/26/2019 2:39:00 PM 7eb7ee10-d0f6-4a5a-b139-0933c6898279/IMF AUSTRIA LAGARDE KURZ http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-austria-lagarde-kurz/s/7eb7ee10-d0f6-4a5a-b139-0933c6898279 IMF AUSTRIA LAGARDE KURZ Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz met with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Thursday (February 21). The 32-year-old Kurz is in Washington for a series of meetings with officials amidst US... ]]> 2/21/2019 5:51:00 PM 405f926f-7104-4ec6-952e-86a066b55e36/Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/erasmus----more-simple--more-fans--made-for-everyone/s/405f926f-7104-4ec6-952e-86a066b55e36 Erasmus+: More simple, more fans, made for everyone Thanks to Erasmus+, since 2014 around 4 million young Europeans have had the opportunity to study abroad, learn about other cultures and develop personally and professionally. The European... ]]> 2/21/2019 3:11:00 PM 1057edff-74dd-4efa-b280-9e1af6c331f4/Malta and Slovakia: EPP Group calls for action to protect journalists and uphold the rule of law http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/malta-and-slovakia--epp-group-calls-for-action-to-protect-journalists-and-uphold-the-rule-of-law/s/1057edff-74dd-4efa-b280-9e1af6c331f4 Malta and Slovakia: EPP Group calls for action to protect journalists and uphold the rule of law Following the murders of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak in 2018, the European Parliament set up a Rule of Law Monitoring Group to look into rule of law... ]]> 2/19/2019 4:44:00 PM 617159e3-5a49-4758-9a09-dd65ce8eafc9/EU-Singapore Trade Deal, Screening Investment, Cross-border payments, Future of Europe http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/eu-singapore-trade-deal--screening-investment--cross-border-payments--future-of-europe/s/617159e3-5a49-4758-9a09-dd65ce8eafc9 EU-Singapore Trade Deal, Screening Investment, Cross-border payments, Future of Europe The European Parliament gave its green light to a new trade accord with Singapore, the EU’s largest trading partner in Southeast Asia with 10,000 European companies based there. The EPP Group’s... ]]> 2/14/2019 11:44:00 AM a84d723f-06f1-44b6-8986-161a6a6dbf01/IMF Venezuela / Argentina / US Fed http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-venezuela---argentina---us-fed/s/a84d723f-06f1-44b6-8986-161a6a6dbf01 IMF Venezuela / Argentina / US Fed The IMF supports the US Federal Reserve call for ‘patience’ as a commitment for data-driven and prudent policy stance, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (February 7) in Washington. “I... ]]> 2/7/2019 7:54:00 PM 6ff15d46-1694-4f62-b678-c14167ca7592/EPP Group debates the causes of populism and how to counter it http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-debates-the-causes-of-populism-and-how-to-counter-it/s/6ff15d46-1694-4f62-b678-c14167ca7592 EPP Group debates the causes of populism and how to counter it During a conference entitled “The perverse charm of populism”, the EPP Group debated what populism is, its roots and how to counter it. Participants set out their analyses of this trend - which we... ]]> 2/6/2019 12:52:00 PM af9a78dc-dc40-4fb9-a0fb-3c2fa6f76ad7/CDU leader calls for a Europe that is even stronger than it is today http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/cdu-leader-calls-for-a-europe-that-is-even-stronger-than-it-is-today/s/af9a78dc-dc40-4fb9-a0fb-3c2fa6f76ad7 CDU leader calls for a Europe that is even stronger than it is today Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Germany, attended an EPP Group meeting. She backed Manfred Weber as the best candidate for the job as the... ]]> 2/6/2019 10:48:00 AM 7e69fde8-5d62-4566-9b42-bd3b4d8df8fb/The EU needs to send Russia a clear message about possible further sanctions http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-eu-needs-to-send-russia-a-clear-message-about-possible-further-sanctions/s/7e69fde8-5d62-4566-9b42-bd3b4d8df8fb The EU needs to send Russia a clear message about possible further sanctions The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has approved a Report on EU-Russia relations. Sandra Kalniete MEP, Vice-Chair of the EPP Group, wrote the Report which lists a number of Russian... ]]> 2/5/2019 4:20:00 PM 8dfe0e98-2319-47c8-bbdf-f2c000efe155/EPP Group leads the charge to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-leads-the-charge-to-recognise-juan-guaid--as-interim-president-of-venezuela/s/8dfe0e98-2319-47c8-bbdf-f2c000efe155 EPP Group leads the charge to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim President of Venezuela A long simmering crisis in Venezuela is reaching boiling point. There have been serious allegations of fraud during recent presidential elections, an opposition boycott and widespread protests... ]]> 1/31/2019 1:15:00 PM 46fd7be5-8f25-4f48-9bb8-996fe1bb8105/Fight money laundering with EU-wide Magnitsky Law http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/fight-money-laundering-with-eu-wide-magnitsky-law/s/46fd7be5-8f25-4f48-9bb8-996fe1bb8105 Fight money laundering with EU-wide Magnitsky Law Russian money laundering in the EU is having a damaging effect on the economy and politics, and must be fought with people-targeted sanctions like the so-called Magnitsky Law, says the EPP Group´s... ]]> 1/30/2019 3:12:00 PM 0b1c418e-c458-4778-8374-5722f5fee3b0/"I don´t want to shout, but I cannot remain silent",says the widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/-i-don-t-want-to-shout--but-i-cannot-remain-silent--says-the-widow-of-slain-gdansk-mayor-pawel-adamo/s/0b1c418e-c458-4778-8374-5722f5fee3b0 "I don´t want to shout, but I cannot remain silent",says the widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament The widow of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, speaking at the European Parliament, says everyone must take responsibility for hate speech blamed on the assassination. Magdalena Adamowicz says... ]]> 1/30/2019 12:54:00 PM 17026eb8-e9dd-4ebc-b387-62cb4ab9d17a/Ensuring visa free travel for UK and EU citizens post Brexit http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/ensuring-visa-free-travel-for-uk-and-eu-citizens-post-brexit/s/17026eb8-e9dd-4ebc-b387-62cb4ab9d17a Ensuring visa free travel for UK and EU citizens post Brexit In a vote on 29 January, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee has approved a European Commission proposal designed to ensure visa free travel for EU and UK citizens after Brexit,... ]]> 1/29/2019 4:36:00 PM 9aaa33ea-62c0-44ad-83a4-8a578e5479fb/Polish Ombudsman on the state of democracy and the media in Poland http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/polish-ombudsman-on-the-state-of-democracy-and-the-media-in-poland/s/9aaa33ea-62c0-44ad-83a4-8a578e5479fb Polish Ombudsman on the state of democracy and the media in Poland Poland has been under the EU spotlight for several years now, with the European Commission having issued recommendations about the rule of law in the country. Dr Adam Bodnar, the Polish Ombudsman,... ]]> 1/23/2019 4:05:00 PM 7a33d9d1-8839-40d5-bb66-833951db6417/Serbia-Kosovo tensions: EU hopefuls must reconcile http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/serbia-kosovo-tensions--eu-hopefuls-must-reconcile/s/7a33d9d1-8839-40d5-bb66-833951db6417 Serbia-Kosovo tensions: EU hopefuls must reconcile At a European Parliament hearing, EU and NATO officials press Kosovo and Serbia - both seeking EU membership - to settle their differences and ease tensions. The EPP Group´s Eduard Kukan, head of... ]]> 1/23/2019 3:01:00 PM 915e4795-5f3e-4734-ae21-77978eb88627/New EU rules on single use plastics to help reduce pollution http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/new-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics-to-help-reduce-pollution/s/915e4795-5f3e-4734-ae21-77978eb88627 New EU rules on single use plastics to help reduce pollution The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has approved new EU rules designed to cut pollution. The new EU rules proposed by the European Commision - including a complete ban on some products... ]]> 1/22/2019 4:11:00 PM 8c388a92-f9ae-4dc1-ab6d-cd0c4da353d9/IMF Global Outlook http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-global-outlook/s/8c388a92-f9ae-4dc1-ab6d-cd0c4da353d9 IMF Global Outlook The world’s economy continues to expand, but is losing momentum the IMF reported Monday (January 21) in its latest quarterly update to the World Economic Outlook report. “Global growth is... ]]> 1/21/2019 1:00:00 PM b4f24e58-f67d-4c15-bcd6-76239e004d03/IMF Gita Gopinath http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-gita-gopinath/s/b4f24e58-f67d-4c15-bcd6-76239e004d03 IMF Gita Gopinath The IMF has a new chief economist, and for the first time in the organization’s history that role is held by a woman. Harvard Professor Gita Gopinath has assumed the roles of Economic Counselor... ]]> 1/18/2019 10:43:00 PM 8fe1f63b-d7b1-4765-be98-604334760cb9/IMF Pakistan / Brexit / US Shutdown http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-pakistan---brexit---us-shutdown/s/8fe1f63b-d7b1-4765-be98-604334760cb9 IMF Pakistan / Brexit / US Shutdown The IMF remains in discussions with Pakistan after that country formally requested financing assistance late last year, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (January 17) in Washington.... ]]> 1/17/2019 8:15:00 PM 6f9fb943-304d-4bf7-9643-42557598ac47/Euro at 20, InvestEU, Brexit, Crop protection http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/euro-at-20--investeu--brexit--crop-protection/s/6f9fb943-304d-4bf7-9643-42557598ac47 Euro at 20, InvestEU, Brexit, Crop protection At its latest plenary session, the European Parliament celebrated the Euro’s 20th birthday and approved the new InvestEU plan to follow the Juncker Plan by boosting investment by €700 billion from... ]]> 1/17/2019 12:06:00 PM ac54fa46-9f3c-4c96-a15c-baec51269b00/Self-driving vehicles: EU should step on the gas http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/self-driving-vehicles--eu-should-step-on-the-gas/s/ac54fa46-9f3c-4c96-a15c-baec51269b00 Self-driving vehicles: EU should step on the gas A new Report by the European Parliament calls for stepped-up efforts to support, develop and regulate self-driving vehicles. The Report, authored by the EPP Group’s Wim van de Camp, calls for more... ]]> 1/16/2019 3:17:00 PM 91fe8cbb-6f5a-4583-91fc-2915e4419166/European Parliament celebrates and debates the Euro’s 20th birthday http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/european-parliament-celebrates-and-debates-the-euro-s-20th-birthday/s/91fe8cbb-6f5a-4583-91fc-2915e4419166 European Parliament celebrates and debates the Euro’s 20th birthday Marking the Euro’s 20th anniversary, Members of the European Parliament noted how the single currency has been an anchor and shield for Europe’s economy. EPP Group MEPs also noted how the Euro has... ]]> 1/15/2019 6:40:00 PM d213adf0-7291-45c8-9c6e-9299e3321832/IMF Argentina / Brexit / Yemen http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---brexit---yemen/s/d213adf0-7291-45c8-9c6e-9299e3321832 IMF Argentina / Brexit / Yemen The IMF believes that steps taken by Argentina to stabilize its currency and economy are working, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (December 12) in Washington. IMF Managing Director... ]]> 12/13/2018 7:00:00 PM 6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805/Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/anti-terror--sakharov-prize--brexit--cyprus--japan-trade/s/6f53aa27-96bf-480d-8e6e-de3ded6fb805 Anti-terror, Sakharov Prize, Brexit, Cyprus, Japan trade At the latest European Parliament plenary session, which took place the same week as a terrorist attack on the Strasbourg Christmas market, MEPs approved a Special Committee report on terrorism,... ]]> 12/13/2018 2:41:00 PM 84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5/More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/more-transparency--less-politics-in-pesticide-approval-process/s/84601981-ea10-4a21-9aed-60f706efd0d5 More transparency, less politics in pesticide approval process Members of the European Parliament have backed the draft Report of a Special Committee examining the EU’s pesticide approval process. The Report calls for more public transparency following the... ]]> 12/6/2018 3:48:00 PM 62d04039-81a8-4a08-823a-e19ed3c46333/IMF Lagarde Library of Congress http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-lagarde-library-of-congress/s/62d04039-81a8-4a08-823a-e19ed3c46333 IMF Lagarde Library of Congress The Managing Director of the IMF praised US innovation and economic leadership of the post-World War 2 world in a speech titled “Age of Ingenuity: Reimagining 21 st Century International... ]]> 12/5/2018 4:32:00 AM 8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca/Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/balkans--progress-to-join-eu--but-long-reform-road-ahead/s/8292b320-48fd-4b83-bbfb-0768230f20ca Balkans’ progress to join EU, but long reform road ahead The European Parliament has approved the latest EU reports on the Western Balkans’ progress towards EU membership, but many reforms remain outstanding. Foreign Affairs Committee Chair David... ]]> 11/29/2018 1:43:00 PM 4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02/MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/mps-and-meps-close-ranks--look-to-elections/s/4ab9a13e-11b9-4af6-af8c-b962e6ca0b02 MPs and MEPs close ranks, look to elections EPP Group MEPs and national MPs discussed the future of Europe and their efforts ahead of the upcoming European elections. EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, the Group’s candidate to head the next... ]]> 11/27/2018 4:40:00 PM c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba/Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/boosting-research-and-innovation-in-europe-beyond-2020/s/c76001b0-7eb7-4750-87fa-c68a61bc8aba Boosting research and innovation in Europe beyond 2020 The European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee has approved two reports on Horizon Europe, a major EU research and innovation programme. Horizon Europe is about ensuring that... ]]> 11/21/2018 2:55:00 PM a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a/Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/future-of-europe--eu-budget--energy--telecom-reform/s/a9d2b09e-2403-415f-a427-6f217400898a Future of Europe, EU Budget, Energy, Telecom Reform The European Parliament’s latest plenary session included a debate on the future of Europe with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. MEPs backed increasing the EU 2021-27 budget to include more money... ]]> 11/15/2018 3:06:00 PM 777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a/The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/the-epp-kicks-off-its-eu-election-campaign-with-a-strong-top-candidate/s/777f6b59-3a70-4a05-81aa-acd2c078161a The EPP kicks-off its EU election campaign with a strong top candidate More than two thousand representatives from forty-one European countries representing forty-nine political parties gathered in Helsinki and have chosen Manfred Weber to be the Party’s top... ]]> 11/8/2018 1:42:00 PM 0131ae28-c086-4d96-9a13-ee31e9ac5edd/IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-argentina---greece---pakistan/s/0131ae28-c086-4d96-9a13-ee31e9ac5edd IMF Argentina / Greece / Pakistan The IMF is scheduled to hold technical talks with Pakistan beginning November 7 on how to best support that country’s economy, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 1) in... ]]> 11/1/2018 6:40:00 PM 6e280418-4681-4b84-bedd-2589ed2532b8/Schengen Information System reforms, preventing the misuse of personal data, Brexit http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/schengen-information-system-reforms--preventing-the-misuse-of-personal-data--brexit/s/6e280418-4681-4b84-bedd-2589ed2532b8 Schengen Information System reforms, preventing the misuse of personal data, Brexit At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, the European Parliament voted for more information sharing to boost the protection of the EU’s borders, tackle illegal migration and prevent crime and... ]]> 10/25/2018 11:48:00 AM b83ff50e-234b-4594-957c-45aaa83ce7bf/Tripling the Erasmus budget and free Interrail for the young http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tripling-the-erasmus-budget-and-free-interrail-for-the-young/s/b83ff50e-234b-4594-957c-45aaa83ce7bf Tripling the Erasmus budget and free Interrail for the young The European Parliament, with strong EPP Group backing, is pushing to triple the budget for the highly successful Erasmus+ Programme to fund more projects and provide free Interrail tickets for... ]]> 10/24/2018 10:23:00 AM 49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda/EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/epp-group-highlights-the-eu-s-long-term-need-for-young-farmers/s/49d16da4-5b2a-4869-9c5e-70c03e15bdda EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up farming is relatively low and there is growing concern... ]]> 10/18/2018 3:39:00 PM e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066/Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/improving-eu-citizens--access-to-cross-border-healthcare/s/e9e2da94-28cd-48a1-a6cb-8a20f7be9066 Improving EU citizens’ access to cross-border healthcare Quality of care and patient safety under the EU’s Cross-Border Healthcare Directive were at the heart of this EPP Group hearing with health professionals in the European Parliament. This piece of... ]]> 10/17/2018 4:04:00 PM bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503/IMF PHOTO IMFC http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-photo-imfc/s/bc5273e4-980c-41c9-9e72-7822ad9cd503 IMF PHOTO IMFC The International Monetary and Financial Committee gathers in Bali, Indonesia for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders are looking to defuse trade tensions, boost cooperation and communication and... ]]> 10/14/2018 1:04:00 AM ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931/IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde---we-are-stronger-together-/s/ceedea4f-72be-49b6-ae78-e56414e15931 IMF’s Lagarde: “We Are Stronger Together” The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) gathered in Bali, Indonesia Saturday for the IMF’s Annual Meetings. Leaders discussed ways to support the global expansion and lower... ]]> 10/13/2018 11:07:00 AM 9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb/G20 http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20/s/9eff2c0f-25a8-447a-82a3-9b15d25637cb G20 Central bank governors and finance ministers of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations met in Bali, Indonesia on Friday to discuss risks to the world economy. The Fourth G20 Meeting of Finance... ]]> 10/12/2018 10:46:00 AM 978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c/IMF PLENARY http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-plenary/s/978d81b7-2dba-4dbe-b98c-e7594968ad9c IMF PLENARY At the open of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, President Joko Widodo of the host nation Indonesia compared relations among major economies to the... ]]> 10/12/2018 7:55:00 AM 2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354/IMF FINTECH http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fintech/s/2baee5c0-cd09-4466-8e74-a9d5fdc73354 IMF FINTECH The International Monetary Fund and World Bank released the Bali Fintech Agenda on Thursday to help countries make policies for financial technology to promote inclusive growth and minimize risk... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:36:00 PM 92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3/G20 Family Photo http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/g20-family-photo/s/92a47b54-1a90-492a-ad7d-ae99c31d9fc3 G20 Family Photo G20 Finance Ministers and central bankers gathered for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Bali Thursday (October 11). The annual meetings are being held in... ]]> 10/11/2018 1:17:00 PM 3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83/Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/epp-tv/tighter-eu-rules-on-single-use-plastics/s/3df471dd-0340-4da1-83d4-90b4ea604e83 Tighter EU rules on single-use plastics The European Parliament´s Environment Committee has approved legislation aimed at reducing waste from single-use plastic products polluting oceans and clogging landfills. The legislation,... ]]> 10/11/2018 8:30:00 AM 6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b/IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-s-lagarde-urges-leaders-to-de-escalate-tensions/s/6fffdeea-e62c-4b7b-9d69-802ce7ee022b IMF’s Lagarde Urges Leaders to De-Escalate Tensions At a news conference to open the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday urged world leaders to cooperate and “steer” toward a more inclusive and... ]]> 10/11/2018 7:52:00 AM f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40/IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-fiscal-monitor-presser/s/f9dac93e-d79a-4eb4-8b0f-74739a6c5b40 IMF Fiscal Monitor Presser Public sector assets and public wealth matter, the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report concludes. While releasing the report in Bali in the lead-up to the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group,... ]]> 10/10/2018 3:23:00 PM a7e4dccf-e773-4fe3-8920-02c30f33be46/IMF TRADE http://www.thenewsmarket.com/global/imf/imf-trade/s/a7e4dccf-e773-4fe3-8920-02c30f33be46 IMF TRADE Central bankers and finance officials gathered in Indonesia for this week’s Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank group are pointing to trade as an important engine of... ]]> 10/10/2018 2:21:00 PM