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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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Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the residential construction industry, with market revenues of $388,073.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the beverages industry, with market revenues of $348,088.
Among the G8 nations, the US is the leading country in the confectionery industry, with market revenues of $36,864.
Now we hope the G8 nations can use this unique chance to come together to look at what we can do to help our own citizens and to join together so the rest of the world can best tackle this truly global challenge.
It emerged at this week's G8 summit the UK donates the most out of all the G8 nations despite cuts and borrowing at home.
The chief communique states that the G8 nations are "committed to achieving a political solution to the crisis based on a vision for a united, inclusive and democratic Syria'".
National registries to reveal who owns and profits from companies were suggested, but not promised or mandated for all G8 nations.
The UK's pledge will make up part of a Au23 million package pledged by the G8 nations, whose foreign ministers have been meeting in London.
The G8 will assist Arab nations in transition to build SMEs and recover assets illegally kept in G8 nations or anywhere else, said Dominic Jermey, the British Ambassador to the UAE.
LONDON, Jan 1 (KUNA) -- The UK is assuming its year-long presidency of the G8 nations, which includes France, the US, Russia, Japan, Germany, Italy and Canada.
Research by accountancy network UHY shows that among the G8 nations only Russia has a tax burden less than 20 per cent of GDP while the major Eurozone economies face an average tax burden of nearly 44 per cent (43.
The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition is an initiative set up by the UK and other G8 nations, the African Development Bank, US President Barack Obarna, African countries, aid agencies and multi nationals.