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What are the G20 countries?

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In addition to the European Union, the 19 countries that make up the G20 (Group of Twenty) are Japan, Italy, Indonesia, Brazil, Australia, Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, China, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Turkey, Russia, South Korea, the United States and India. The group was established in 1999.

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Meeting once a year, the purpose of G20 summits is to hold discussions on issues facing the global economy.

In both 2009 and 2010, there were two G20 summits to deal with issues surrounding the economic crisis.

The G20 is egalitarian to the extent that each member state has its say, although there is no formal system of voting.

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