G20 Summit: Global Financial System - Starbucks Boycott
In an interview with DW, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati emphasized that compared to Europe, Indonesia's economy is benefiting from a combination of a young population and effective fiscal policies.
The environment is expected to get unprecedented attention at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg - as the resolve of 19 countries on climate change is put to the test following Trump's rejection of the Paris Agreement.
A new WWF report says palm oil plantations drive destruction of biodiverse tropical forests, but substitute vegetable oils use even more land. The solution: Reduce demand. And maybe, in future, make oil from algae.
Debit cards and credit transfers are increasing globally, largely due to growth in emerging markets, according to the 2017 World Payments Report. While check use continues to decline, cash remains in the mainstream.
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