G20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Out and About

Date Posted : 24 February 2020

I travelled to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from February 21-24 to attend the G20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting. The Meeting was an important opportunity to promote Australia’s economic interests and our nation’s economic resilience.

During my trip, I had the opportunity to meet and have productive discussions with a number of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from countries around the globe like Canada, Saudi Arabia, the United States, India, the UK, Indonesia and Italy. I also met with the Managing Director of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva. We discussed the global economic outlook at the time of heightened uncertainty.

The Meeting provided a platform to discuss relevant global economic opportunities and challenges, such as international trade, taxation, infrastructure, the significance of Australia’s bilateral relationships and the impact of Coronavirus on global growth.

You can watch my interview with Dan Murphy on CNBC here.



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