G20 consists of 19 countries along with European Union.
The members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US, and the European Union.
Established in 2008 for increasing international economic cooperation. Meets annually to discuss various related to economic and financial cooperation.
Its importance lies in the fact that it consists of two thirds population and 80 percent of the world GDP.
List if G20 Summits
|Sr.No.||Date||Host country||Host city||Venue|
|1st||14–15 November 2008||United States||Washington, D.C.||National Building Museum|
|2nd||2 April 2009||United Kingdom||London||ExCeL London|
|3rd||24–25 September 2009||United States||Pittsburgh||David L. Lawrence Convention Center|
|4th||26–27 June 2010||Canada||Toronto||Metro Toronto Convention Centre|
|5th||11–12 November 2010||South Korea||Seoul||COEX Convention & Exhibition Center|
|6th||3–4 November 2011||France||Cannes||Palais des Festivals|
|7th||18–19 June 2012||Mexico||San José del Cabo, Los Cabos||Los Cabos Convention Center|
|8th||5–6 September 2013||Russia||Saint Petersburg||Constantine Palace|
|9th||15–16 November 2014||Australia||Brisbane||Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre|
|10th||15–16 November 2015||Turkey||Serik, Antalya||Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Centre|
|11th||4–5 September 2016||China||Hangzhou||Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre|
|12th||7–8 July 2017||Germany||Hamburg||Hamburg Messe|
|13th||30 November – 1 December 2018||Argentina||Buenos Aires||TBD|
|14th||TBD 2019||Japan||Osaka||Intex Osaka|
|15th||TBD 2020||Saudi Arabia||Riyadh||King Abdullah Financial District|
G20 Summit 2017
- Was held at HAMBRUG Germany with the theme- Shaping an interconnected world.
- To fight protectionism while recognising legitimate trade defence instruments.
- Increase international Tax cooperation and address issue of excess steel capacity.
- Stated Paris agreement on climate change is irreversible and took note of USA’s withdrawal.
- Discussed Counter terrorism and Refugee crisis.
Official website : https://www.g20.org