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G8

 (jē′āt′)
n.
The countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.

[G(roup of) 8.]

G8

abbreviation for
(Economics) Group of Eight
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A spokesman for Jubilee 2000 said that despite promises made by the UK Government and other G8 nations to cancel 100 per cent of the debts of the poorest countries, pounds 40 million each day is still transferred in debt payments to rich countries.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the bread & rolls industry, with market revenues of $19,129.2 million in 2014.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the healthcare providers industry, with market revenues of $3,057.0 billion in 2014.
Mr Prescott, who met Mr Mori in Japan during a meeting of environment ministers from the G8 nations, said the question of what to do with the shipment was a pressing issue.
The train was used just 19 times last year including for a trip by leaders of the G8 nations during a Birmingham summit.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the banks industry, with market revenues of $15,005.9 billion in 2014.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the fixed line telecoms industry, with market revenues of $91.8 billion in 2014.
The meeting followed a diplomatic breakthrough yesterday afternoon when the G8 nations, meeting in Germany, drafted a United Nations Security Council resolution designed to crack the deadlock.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the publishing industry, with market revenues of $68,906.3 million in 2014.
The US is expected to lead the metals & mining industry in the G8 nations with a value of $201.9 billion in 2016, followed by Russia and Japan with expected values of $151.3 and $137.8 billion, respectively.
He spoke as foreign ministers from the G8 nations - the G7 industrial giants plus Russia - prepare to meet in Bonn yesterday to discuss the principals on which a resolution to the conflict can be based.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the telecommunication services industry, with market revenues of $286.4 billion in 2014.