Abe, Merkel eye rebuilding global trade system and data protection




Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for rebuilding the global trade system in a multilateral world and the significance of data protection in their special addresses during the World Economic Forum in the Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday.

Abe makes G20 to-do list at Davos

In a speech to the forum, Abe said he will seek to use his chairmanship of the Group of 20 (G20) leading economies to rebuild trust in the global trade system, and will also seek to spearhead discussions on climate change and ways to facilitate the use of digital data while protecting intellectual property.

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