This book presents a comprehensive discussion on the origin and functions, agenda-setting role, mechanism construction and main missions of the G20, as well as the global realities the current G20 system faces. Reflecting on the historical backdrop and basic concept of global economic governance, it explores and deliberates on the topics of the G20 global governance operations and relations between the G20 and China in 2016.
CHAPTER 1 Origin and Function of the G20
Birth of the G20
The G20 in the Evolution of the Global Economic Order
History of the G20 Summits--From 2008 to 2015
The G20 in the Globalization Process
CHAPTER 2 The G20 Agenda
The G20`s International Financial System Reforms
The G20 Development Agenda
The G20 Trade Agenda
The G20 Agenda on Financing for Investment
The G20 Agenda on Infrastructure
CHAPTER 3 The G20 Mechanism
The G20 in Global Governance Reorganization
How to Strengthen the G20 Institutions
Reforms of the SDR--The New Framework Provided by the G20
Cooperation between the G20 and the UN on the "Post-2015 Agenda"
Challenges Confronting the G20 Mechanism and Its Responses
CHAPTER 4 The G20 Mission--Growth and Cooperation
Efforts to Revitalize the Global Economy and Several Structural Conundrums
G20`s New Contributions to Global Economic Growth
The New Goal to "Lift by at Least an Additional Two Percent"
Global Growth and Interconnectedness
CHAPTER 5 The International Situation Confronting the G20
Explosive Growth of Financial Derivatives and the Challenges of Governance
International Currencies Entering an Age of "Plural Competition"
The Tortuous Path of IMF Reform and Competition in the International
Global Economy--Structural Adjustment and the Rise of China
CHAPTER 6 2016 G20 Summit--The China Moment
The 2015 G20 Antalya Summit--Achievements and Goals
Taking over the "Baton" of G20--the China Voice at Antalya
The 2016 G20 China Theme--Building an Innovative, Invigorating, Interactive
and Inclusive World Economy
Situation Facing the 2016 Chinese G20 Presidency
Writing the "Chinese Pre1111ions" for Global Governance
Liu Zhiqin, a senior fellow of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), said in an interview with Beijing TV on the integration of Sino-US economic and trade that the focus of internal conflicts in the United States has shifted, and the panic on Sino-US economic and trade issues has been temporarily shelved.