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Biden Rolls Back Trump’s Metal Tariffs On European Union

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced on Saturday that it had reached a deal to roll back tariffs on European steel and aluminum, an agreement that officials said would lower […]




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E.U. Delays Digital Levy as Tax Talks Proceed

Other finance ministers indicated that the delay was another sign of progress.“It’s very, very good that we are now going to the next step, discussing how we will implement this […]




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Global Tax Overhaul Gains Steam as G20 Backs New Levies

Absent unanimous approval among the members of the European Union, an accord would stall. Establishing a minimum tax would require an E.U. directive, and directives require backing by all 28 […]




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Finance Ministers Meet in Venice to Finalize Global Tax Agreement

“It is important to recognize that there are numerous policy levers and paths that countries will take to create incentives for decarbonization,” Ms. Yellen said during a panel discussion. “Those […]




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I.M.F. Board Backs $650 Billion Aid Plan to Help Poor Countries

VENICE, Italy — The International Monetary Fund took a step on Friday toward easing widening global inequality and helping poor nations access vaccines, saying that its executive board approved a […]




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Ireland’s Days as a Tax Haven May Be Ending, but Not Without a Fight

On the crowded waterside quay of Dublin’s Silicon Docks neighborhood, Google’s European headquarters tower above the skyline. Facebook and Twitter are neighbors. The European bases of Apple, Pfizer and hundreds […]




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How the Wealthy World Has Failed Poor Countries During the Pandemic

LONDON — Like much of the developing world, Pakistan was alarmingly short of doctors and medical facilities long before anyone had heard of Covid-19. Then the pandemic overwhelmed hospitals, forcing […]