2024-06-14 15:03:50

G7's $50 Billion Deal for Ukraine Backed by Russian Assets, Aims to Counter China

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The recent G7 summit in Italy saw leaders agreeing in principle to provide Ukraine with a $50 billion loan financed by interest earned from frozen Russian sovereign assets. In addition to supporting Ukraine, the G7 nations are determined to tackle China's unfair business practices and monitor its industrial overcapacity.

The summit also addressed plans to assist African nations in their economic development. The agreement marks a strategic move by the G7 to utilize financial mechanisms to counter global challenges posed by Russia's actions and China's economic practices.

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News - South China Morning Post
13. Juni 2024 um 12:30

G7 backs deal to use US$50 billion from Russian assets for Ukraine, seeks to counter China

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Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) have agreed in principle to issue $50 billion in loans for Ukraine using interest from Russian sovereign assets frozen after Moscow's invasion in 2022. The G7 leaders are also concerned about China's industrial overcapacity and are determined to help African states develop their economies. The G7 summit, held in Italy, has invited several outsiders, including Pope Francis, and will address topics such as artificial intelligence and the debt burden of heavily indebted countries.
New York Times - World
14. Juni 2024 um 18:58

G7 Agrees to $50 Billion Ukraine Loan Backed by Russian Assets. How Will It Work?

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The G7 economies have agreed on a plan to provide Ukraine with a $50 billion loan for purchasing weapons and rebuilding infrastructure utilizing frozen Russian assets in the West. The loan will be repaid with profits from the Russian assets, mainly held in Europe, generating an estimated $3-4 billion annually.
China - South China Morning Post
14. Juni 2024 um 11:50

G7 vows to counter China’s ‘unfair’ business practices, puts financial institutions on notice

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G7 leaders pledge to address China's unfair business practices and warned of action against Chinese financial institutions assisting Russia in obtaining weapons for its war against Ukraine. They emphasized not harming China's economic development but taking actions to protect businesses from unfair practices and level the playing field.
Spiegel Politik
14. Juni 2024 um 03:41

News: G7 help Ukraine, Updates in budget dispute, German victory against Scotland likely - DER SPIEGEL

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The G7 states want to provide Ukraine with 50 billion US dollars to support the country. This is to be secured through the interest income of frozen Russian assets. Furthermore, there is progress in the budget negotiations, as Finance Minister Christian Lindner is planning a supplementary budget and is flexible in the budget planning for 2025. Germany has a good chance of winning the opening game of the European Football Championship against Scotland.
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