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Backgrounder: China's voice at previous G20 summits

Editor: zhenglimin 丨Xinhua

09-03-2016 10:55 BJT

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BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- China, the host of this year's G20 summit, is expected to make all-out effort to present workable remedies to the ailing global economy jointly with other G20 members.

Earlier G20 summits has shown that China is a responsible player in global financial markets, a staunch supporter of free trade, and a champion for developing countries. Here is a glimpse of what China has said at the previous G20 summits:

November 2015, Antalya, Turkey -- Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed that major economies strengthen coordination on macroeconomic policy, facilitate innovation-driven development and build an open world economy.

November 2014, Brisbane, Australia -- Xi said major economies should jointly promote reforms, implement comprehensive growth strategies, and advance the transition of the world economy from cyclical recovery to sustainable growth.

September 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia -- Xi stressed the need to reform the international financial institutions, push for a fair and inclusive international financial system, and increase the representation and voice of developing countries in global economic governance.

June 2012, Los Cabos, Mexico -- Chinese President Hu Jintao said that the G20 members have to continue to uphold the spirit of unity and win-win cooperation, work to secure growth, increase jobs and promote stability.

November 2011, Cannes, France -- Hu put forward a package of proposals urging the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability.

November 2010, Seoul, South Korea -- Hu underscored promotion of development as a common responsibility for all G20 members, and called for efforts to establish a new and more equitable and more balanced global partnership for development.

June 2010, Toronto, Canada -- Hu introduced China's stance on how to promote the all-round recovery of the global economy and guide the transformation of the G20, and how it helped strengthen macro-economic policy coordination between G20 members.

September 2009, Pittsburgh, the United States -- Hu explained China's position on efforts to push for world economic recovery, reform the international financial system, and achieve balanced and sustainable growth worldwide.

April 2009, London -- Hu called for strengthening macroeconomic policy coordination, advancing reform of the international financial system, and improve financial supervision and regulation. He also introduced China's effective measures in dealing with the financial crisis.

November 2008, Washington -- Hu urged the international community to take all necessary steps to promptly restore market confidence and stop the spread of the financial crisis.

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