WASHINGTON, March 13 U.S. Treasury Secretary
Steven Mnuchin will be "pushing hard" to advance U.S. interests
in his first meeting with international counterparts this week,
including reaffirming commitments to avoid competitive currency
devaluations, a senior Treasury official said on Monday.
Mnuchin, who will attend a meeting of finance ministers and
central bank governors from the Group of 20 major economies on
Friday and Saturday in Germany, will also press countries to use
all available tools to strengthen global growth, the official
"The G20 can play a helpful role in advancing U.S.
interests. The secretary will be pushing hard to make that come
to pass, whether it's on macroeconomic policies, exchange rate
policies etcetera," the official said.
(Reporting by David Lawder; Editing by Richard Chang)