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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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As a major financial centre and hub for investments into Asia, Singapore looks forward to contributing actively to the G20 discussions on promoting an open, rules-based international economic system as well as on infrastructure financing, international tax cooperation and the future of work.
Hamburg: Acknowledging steps being taken by India for sustainable and inclusive growth as well as support to global economy, the G20 has praised the initiatives in the country for promoting ease of doing business, startup funding and labour reforms.
The G20 meetings started as a meeting of financial heads of 20 of the world's leading economies in 1999 and morphed into a summit that included heads of state in 2008 in response to the financial crisis.
The head of Bank of England, Mark Carney, has called on the G20 nations to urgently complete financial reforms.
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We were invited first to the G20 by President Barack Obama to participate in the Pittsburgh summit, an invitation not only to the secretary general to join the leaders' group but also to appoint a sherpa and help the preparation of the summit.
The G20 evolved as a response to the shortcomings of its predecessor, the G7/8.
For nearly two decades, the G20 summit, this year taking place in Huangzhou, China, on Sunday and Monday (September 4 and 5, 2016), has acted as an informal gathering of the most influential industrial and developing countries (Group of 20), including the European Union, United States and China.
The summit will have the best representation of developing countries in G20 history.
Niti Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya, who is the Sherpa for G20 talks, said transaction cost for remittances have come down due to efforts made by India but the aim would be to bring it to 3% by 2030.
ANKARA, Nov 16 (KUNA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is financed by 40 countries including some G20 member states.