G20 summit progress despite differences
  • Leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) have made progress in their close-door discussion for searching for a global solution to the financial crisis despite their differences.
    Leaders are expected to agree on a 250-billion-dollar plan to support global trade.
    There have been differences between countries but what you are seeing is a determination to come together to make sure that they can resolve those differences.
    In a brief opening statement, the world leaders attending summit are anxious to reach agreements on major points, including a joint call to resist protectionism, and to strengthen financial regulation.
    The summit will produce consensus on a global plan for economic recovery and reform.