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Yellen says U.S. aims to move ahead with global minimum corporate tax despite setback

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NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 16 (Reuters) - The United States will look for every opportunity to move ahead to enact a global minimum corporate tax agreement despite the opposition of a key Democratic senator, Joe Manchin, to raising corporate taxes, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said.

Yellen told reporters that finance officials from the Group of 20 major economies reached strong consensus about many issues, including the need to address a worsening food security crisis, despite differences over Russia's war in Ukraine that prevented the leaders from issuing a joint statement. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal Editing by Mark Potter)