G20 Ministerial meeting held in Japan


The G20 Ministerial meeting on Trade and Digital Economy was held in Tsukuba city, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the eight Ministerial Meetings. Trade and Economy Ministers of the Group of 20 major economies discussed the ways to reorder trade rules and finances in an era of technological change and protectionism.

  • The meetings of financial leaders was held in the southern city of Fukuoka and of economic ministers in Tsukuba, near Tokyo. In order to reach a consensus on a range of issues to be endorsed by leaders, they will meet on June 28, 29 in Osaka.
  • The central bank governors and other financial regulators meeting in Fukuoka flagged risks from upsets to the global economy as Beijing and Washington clashed over trade and technology.
  • Japan hosted the G-20 summit for the first time.
  • The G-20 group includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European union.

Indian Delegation for G20 Ministerial Meeting was led by the Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal . The Indian delegation for G20 Ministerial Meeting was led by the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways,Piyush Goyal. He participated in the discussions related to increasing trade and cooperation to harness the potential of digital economy.