Saturday, July 22, 2017

Anti-globalization movement

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during the 2017 World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER and PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance leaders on Thursday defended globalization against an assault from President Donald Trump and European populists. They argued that blocking free trade would hobble economic growth instead of saving jobs ...
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during the Making Trade an Engine of Growth for All panel at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER and MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials believe that the answer to growing attacks on globalization is not to erect new trade barriers but to do a better job of protecting workers who are harmed ...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

BY JAMEY KEATEN GENEVA (AP) — World trade is weakening to its slowest pace since 2009 amid a groundswell of anti-globalization sentiment, a watchdog warned Tuesday. The World Trade Organization predicted Tuesday that global trade will rise only 1.7 percent ...
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