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For the year 2019, Xi spoke of taking steps to defuse major risks, alleviate poverty, prevent and control pollution, and promote sustained and sound economic development.
The US has imposed punitive tariffs on Chinese goods worth USD 250 billion per year. In retaliation, China imposed tariffs on USD 110 billion of American goods.
The critical question is whether US and China can strike a deal by the March 1 deadline because if they succeed, a cloud will be lifted off the world economy.
There was a slight paring of prices after Qatar announced it would be leaving OPEC next year as it looks to concentrate on its gas production, though it would continue to pump crude.
Here are some of the main developments at the Group of 20 summit, which wrapped up Saturday.
The agreement hashed out over steak in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires lowers the temperature in a conflict that has spooked world markets.
Trade tensions between the US and China over Beijing's technology policy and other market access issues have added to strains within the region, especially since Trump took office in early 2017.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit.
Despite the frank airing of differences at the meeting in Washington of the two nations' top diplomats and military chiefs, both sides stressed the need to tamp down tensions
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Chinese Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe were also present at the press conference.
The US is currently the world's number one economy, while China has emerged as the second largest after replacing Japan.
Xi, who has voiced his support for private firms multiple times this year, made several policy suggestions, including lowering corporate taxes and resolving funding challenges faced by companies.
But Mnuchin told reporters on the Indonesian resort island that President Donald Trump's drive to punish China with tariffs to encourage it to adopt fairer trade practices would have the opposite affe
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday confirmed that Pakistan has formally approached the funding organisation seeking financial assistance to address its economic challenges.