The Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, better known by the acronym G-20, is a group of finance ministers and central bank governors from 20 major economies. Its members account for two-thirds of the global population, 90% of the world's gross national product and 80% of world trade. The group serves as a forum for discussing economic issues and international finance.
In 2008, the following countries were members of the G-20:
The following institutions also participate in the G-20 meeting, participate in meetings of the G-20: