WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to make a stop in China in November during his first official visit to Asia, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a trip that will come amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear tests.
XIAMEN, China The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalization and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the start of a three-day summit being held in southeastern China.
BRIEF-Moody's says strong growth led by G20 economies will propel global expansion, U.S. GDP revised downward
* Moody's, in global macro report, says strong growth led by G20 economies will propel global expansion, U.S. GDP revised downward
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HONG KONG, Aug 30 Moody's Investors Service kept its forecast for G20 economic growth at just over 3 percent for this year and next, but warned of geopolitical risks, U.S. protectionism and spillovers from global monetary tightening and China's deleveraging measures.
* Moody's says leading Asian economies to sustain growth; G20 to grow 3% in 2017 and 2018
BERLIN Germany has banned a far-left website after police raids on its supporters early on Friday turned up knives, batons and catapults, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said.
WASHINGTON American steel industry executives have appealed directly to President Donald Trump for immediate import restrictions in a letter seen by Reuters, as a U.S. Commerce Department national security probe languishes and steel imports surge back to 2015 levels.
BERLIN Alarmed by the rise of unpredictable strongmen around the world, Angela Merkel feels she must do more to defend the Western order on which Germany depends.
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