Janet Yellen

US, banks, unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia’s war

Russia and Ukraine produce a third of the world’s wheat supply, and the loss of commodities due to the war has resulted in soaring food prices and uncertainty about the future of food security.

published on : 18th May 2022

China rejects ‘pressure or coercion’ over Russian relations

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian defended China’s position on the war, saying it had “made considerable efforts to de-escalate the situation, defuse the crisis and rebuild peace.”

published on : 14th April 2022

US considers freezing Russia's gold reserves 

The move comes after several lawmakers introduced the Stop Russian GOLD Act, meant to target Russia's ability to sell its gold reserves to avoid the impact of sanctions.

published on : 24th March 2022

On MLK Day, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says country's economy is unfair to Black people

Jan 18 would have been the 93rd birthday of the Rev Martin Luther King Jr, who was just 39 when he was assassinated in 1968 while helping sanitation workers strike for better pay in Memphis, Tennessee

published on : 18th January 2022

Opportunities galore in India for investors and industry stakeholders: Sitharaman to CEOs of US giants

Sitharaman and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen also co-chaired the eighth ministerial meeting of the India-USA Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue in Washington.

published on : 17th October 2021

FM Nirmala Sitharaman, Janet Yellen discuss fighting money laundering, combating terror funding

The meeting reflected the growing importance of the US-India relationship and the increasing economic and financial ties between the two economies.

published on : 15th October 2021