The Group of 20 leading economic nations (or G20, for short) accounts for roughly two-thirds of the world population and 80 percent of world trade. Its leaders meet twice a year, mainly to discuss economic issues.
The G-20 came to replace the G-8 group of wealthiest countries in 2009. Member States: 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. This page is a collection of DW's latest content on the G20.
Experts say the rise of populism and protectionism is making Germany's job difficult. It takes over the presidency of the G-20 tomorrow. Since the global financial crisis took hold in 2008, the platform has been THE leading forum for world leaders to coordinate economic policy.