As U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to push his most talked policies, world finance leaders are have called for meeting. The IMF in particular has sounded warnings against Trump´s plans to shrink US trade deficits with potential measures to restrict imports, arguing in its latest economic forecasts that protectionist policies would crimp global growth that is starting to gain traction.
Kim said there was need to find new and innovative ways to reach the poor, and make the world more secure and stable.
Opening the meetings in Washington, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that the IMF would press for "a fair and level playing field", adding that this meant "no use of distortive measures, no protectionist measures".
The G-20 finance officials generally agreed with the assessment made by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday in its latest economic outlook - that global growth should pick up this year, helped by improving conditions in the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies. "If the United States lowers its corporate taxes to European or worldwide levels that won't bother me a bit".
"We believe that globalization and free trade has had just an absolutely huge impact on poor people and poor countries".
Trump administration officials are now pushing back against such warnings by arguing that other countries are more protectionist than the United States.
If more isn't done, "we will see more protectionism and countries retreating from globalization", said Germany's finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble.
The fund has had to contend with rising political currents on both sides of the Atlantic that threaten to upend the prevailing worldwide order on trade. "It's something like a lose-lose situation, not a win-win situation", Schaeuble said.
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Trump on Friday said the administration was going to release its tax plan next week.
The IMF expects the world economy to expand 3.5 percent this year, up from 3.1 percent in 2016, helped by rising commodity prices and the surprising resilience of China's economy.
Trump has backed away from some of his campaign threats on trade.
President Donald Trump has signaled that he will evaluate trade deals and renegotiate them to help USA companies and curb the nation's growing trade deficit.
The rise of industrial automation has led to fears of a big increase in unemployment as lower-skilled jobs are increasingly performed by robots.
At a joint appearance with Lagade on Saturday, Mnuchin said that the internal debate over the wording of the International Monetary Fund communique had taken much less time than the debate over the wording of the G-20 communique last month.
"We are concerned about trade because it has been a main engine for growth, and it's actually been one of the pillars of prosperity and growth going forward", Lagarde said.