In Bali, G20 to address risks to the global economy

The Fourth Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors will be held on 11 and 12 October, on the margins of the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. Over 50 heads of delegation are taking part in the meeting.

As part of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, the Fourth G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors will bring together global economy leaders in Bali, Indonesia. Over 50 heads of delegation are attending the meeting.

Chaired by Nicolás Dujovne, Argentine Minister of the Treasury, and Verónica Rappoport, Second Vice-President of the Argentine Central Bank, the agenda starts on Thursday with a session on risks to the global economy, to include issues such as financial vulnerabilities and trade tensions. Later, officials will discuss ways to make international financial architecture more resilient.

On Friday, discussions move to developing infrastructure as an asset class; the Compact with Africa initiative, launched in 2017 to promote private investment in the African continent; and financial inclusion, among other topics.

On Friday at 12.45 pm (local time), once the closed-door sessions are over, the Argentine G20 presidency will give a press conference to brief on the meeting’s highlights.

 

Finance Track agenda

The meeting at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre will move forward on the recommendations the Finance Track will present at the G20 Leaders’ Summit on 30 November and 1 December in Buenos Aires.

On 29 November, the day immediately before the summit kicks off, finance ministers will take part in a working dinner to wrap up its annual programme.