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11 Apr 2014 - 1:30pm
The G20 meeting here in Washington has taken steps towards delivering on our two per cent Sydney growth ambitions which can deliver over $2 trillion in extra global GDP and millions of new jobs for our communities. The Cairns G20 meeting scheduled for September is a deadline for governments to table our detailed growth strategies.
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11 Apr 2014 - 1:15pm
The G20 meeting in Washington DC has taken steps towards delivering on our 2 per cent Sydney growth ambition, which can deliver over $2 trillion in extra global GDP and millions of new jobs for our communities.
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16 Apr 2014 - 5:00pm
On 14-15 April 2014 China and Australia sponsored a symposium in Shanghai to explore opportunities for synergies between the two forums in the pursuit of regional and global economic growth and resilience. The event was hosted by the Australian National University, led by Professor Peter Drysdale, and the Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS), led by Professor Chen Dongxiao, and attended by the APEC Ambassadors and G20 sherpas from China and Australia.
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16 Apr 2014 - 9:30am
Australia hosted an informal meeting of the G20 Development Working Group (DWG) in Washington on 14 April. The meeting offered participants the opportunity to share views on core development agenda issues such as infrastructure and tax (domestic resource mobilisation).
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15 Apr 2014 - 2:30pm
Youth unemployment, long-term unemployment and developing people’s skills to meet the needs of the labour market were some of the topics high on the agenda for the G20 Task Force on Employment as they met for the second time this year.
Media Release
11 Apr 2014 - 1:15pm
The G20 meeting in Washington DC has taken steps towards delivering on our 2 per cent Sydney growth ambition, which can deliver over $2 trillion in extra global GDP and millions of new jobs for our communities.
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10 Apr 2014 - 6:00pm
On behalf of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors I would like to note with great sadness the passing of former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.
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9 Apr 2014 - 3:45pm
We all have to work hard, we have to earn growth. Economic reform ultimately makes stronger economic growth a long term reality.
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9 Apr 2014 - 3:45pm
Six years on from the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression, improving economic growth remains an almost elusive challenge for many economies. As a result far too many people in far too many economies remain without a job.
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9 Apr 2014 - 3:45pm
This week the G20 and Bretton Woods Institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, will continue our work to strengthen the international financial framework and to boost economic activity.

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