Top economies drop no-protectionism vow
G-20 finance leaders yield to U.S. pressure
By Compiled by Democrat-Gazette staff from wire reports
This article was originally published March 19, 2017 at 3:30 a.m.
Updated March 19, 2017 at 3:30 a.m.
PHOTO BY AP/FRANZISKA KRAUFMANN
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks with Mark Carney (left), governor of the Bank of England, and Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, during the G-20 finance ministers meeting Saturday in Baden-Baden, Germany.
The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism after push-back from President Donald Trump's administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.
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