Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Financial Crisis Dominates G-20 agenda

This week's London Summit brings together the leaders of the world's 20 largest economic powers, known as the Group of 20, to discuss the global financial crisis and decide new measures to set the world on a more stable economic footing.
Gordon Brown, Angela Merkel, Nicolas Sarkozy and Silvio Berlusconi are among world leaders attending this week's G-20.
Other members are Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, South Korea, Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.
Brown has called on world leaders to resist embracing "protectionism" and commit to a coordinated three-pronged strategy to rebuild the economy:
• To reform and strengthen the global financial and economic system to restore confidence and trust
The G20 Economies
Argentina Australia Brazil
Canada China European Union*
France Germany India
Indonesia Italy Japan
Mexico Russia Saudi Arabia
South Africa South Korea Turkey
United Kingdom United States

Invited participants:

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