A group composed of the following 20 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union. The Group of 20 dedicated themselves to financial stability in light of the financial crises during 1997-1999.
Coalition of 20 major developing countries led by India, China, Brazil and South Africa. Formed in 2003 to present the interests of developing countries at the Fifth WTO Ministerial in Cancun to combat unfair trade practices, especially in agriculture, sought to be imposed by the EU-US. Other members include Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand.
Group of 20. 1999 initiative of the G7 (now G8) "to establish an informal mechanism for dialogue among systemically important countries within the framework of the Bretton Woods institutional system". G20 represents 19 countries, the European Union and the Bretton Woods Institutions. Trade & Economy http://www.shcp.gob.mx/g20
A group of mainly middle-income developing countries formed prior to the Cancun Ministerial in 2003 to push for greater liberalisation in agriculture by the EU and US. There are currently around 17 members. The group has been headed by Brazil, India and South Africa.
an international forum of finance ministers and central bank governors from 19 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States), the European Union as well as the IMF and World Bank. The G20 was created by the G7 after the Asian Financial Crisis as a forum where high level officials could meet to discuss, study and review policy issues amongst industrialized countries and emerging markets in order to promote international financial and economic stability. The first meeting took place on September 25th, 1999 in Washington, DC.
A group of developing countries that joined together during the Cancun Ministerial in order to negotiate collectively with the US and EU, especially in seeking the elimination of developed-country agricultural subsidies.
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Venezuela, Zimbabwe