China hopes G-20 maintains longstanding position against protectionism

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China hopes the Group of 20 (G-20) will maintain its longstanding position against protectionism, Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun said on Friday (Nov 23).

China is hoping the G-20 will be the driving force for the global economy as it faces downward pressure, Mr Zhang said at a press conference in Beijing ahead of the G-20 summit in Argentina at the end of this month.