IN FOCUS / 2016-05-23
G7 summit in Japan: G7 states responsible for approximately 47% of global GDP
From 26th to 27th May the Heads of State and Government of the seven leading democratic industrialised countries (G7) and representatives of the European Union will meet in Ise Shima, Japan. Key topics on the G7 agenda are developments in the global economy, foreign policy topics such as the Ukraine conflict as well as energy policy and climate change.
Although the G7 states make up about one tenth of the world population, in year 2015 they were responsible for 47% of global GDP and for approximately 33% of the worldwide exports in goods and services according to most recent data (2014).