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G20

 (jē′twĕn′tē, -twŭn′-)
n.
A group of twenty politically and financially influential countries, including those in the G8. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.

[G(roup of) 20.]

G20

abbreviation for
Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
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The G-20 countries have proposed that developed nations should cut tariffs on agriculture goods by at least 54 percent and eliminate all forms of export subsidies no later than 2010.
This is especially as the Chair of the G-20 shifts to South Africa in 2007, another nation that has become renown for the government's embrace of neo-liberalism.
The panel did not plan to review the conduct of police or demonstrators during the G-20 summit.
They reached an agreement on the membership of the G-20 after debate over whether Indonesia should be included, the sources said.
Argentina has exhibited a pattern of irresponsible behavior that cannot be tolerated for a G-20 nation.
When posed with a choice of principles versus interests, the G-20 leaders will definitely not choose principles.
The challenge for G-20 leaders is clear -- to lift growth, boost jobs and strengthen financial resilience.
However, currently with the global growth is not picking up G-20 should focus on the economic revival.
A background briefing on the upcoming event revealed that G-20 faces major challenges and a test in ensuring a two percent rise in global growth in the next five years.
A wait-and-see mood prevailed among market players in Tokyo earlier in the morning, as they focused on indications from the G-20 financial chiefs that would have an impact on currency trading, dealers said.
During his stay in Sydney, Australia, the Finance Minister Shri Chidambaram will also hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from various G-20 member countries.
Representing more than 80 percent of the global GDP, the G-20 groups Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United States and the European Union.