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 G8 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The participants agreed to an annual meeting organized under a rotating presidency, forming what was dubbed the Group of Six (G6) consisting of France, West Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
This was a gesture of appreciation from President Clinton to then-Russian President Boris Yeltsin for pursuing economic reforms, and for their neutrality with respect to the eastward expansion of NATO.
In June 2005 the G8 agreed to launch an international database on paedophiles, expected to be set up by the end of the year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/G7   (1306 words)

 Russia, Trade, G7 - CDI RW 11 March 2005
While China's economy is already larger than G7 member Canada, "the G7 wants to keep the group relatively small so the issues it discusses don't become too wide," Tanzi said in an interview.
Russia was invited to send representatives to some G7 economic sessions a decade ago, and Chinese officials attended for the first time in October.
The nation chairing the G7 hosts two of the group's four annual meetings, shapes the policy agenda and takes the lead in crafting statements on behalf of the group.
www.cdi.org /Russia/345-12.cfm   (736 words)

 G7 Finance - Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The G7 is not an international organization in the technical sense of the term.
The G7 is rather a forum whose competence and capability of action rest in great measure on the agreement and will of the participating States.
The G7 Finance monitors the evolution of the world economy and of the economic policies of the principal areas; when necessary, the G7 implements co-ordinated actions to ensure the stability of the international financial system.
www.gm-unccd.org /FIELD/OthOrg/G7/G7.htm   (363 words)

 G7 December meeting eases Russia dilemma - sources - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Senior G7 government sources told Reuters on Monday that the December meeting was a way to get around this problem, even though publicly it has been explained variously as a farewell to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan -- who retires in January -- and an opportunity to monitor sky-high oil prices.
To bridge a lengthy gap between meetings of the narrower G7 finance chiefs and central bankers -- especially at a critical time for the world economy -- G7 agreed to add an extra meeting on December 10 in the UK under the Britain 2005 presidency.
Russian officials attend parts of the existing G7 finance meetings but are not full members of the 30-year-old informal club and are not signatories to its public communiques on the state of the world economy or coordinated policy measures.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2005/10/03/g7_december_meeting_eases_russia_dilemma___sources   (777 words)

 Africa: Sign-On Letter to G7
The focus of the upcoming G7 meetings, therefore, should be on the particular role and responsibilities of the G7 countries themselves.
Specifically, the G7 governments have the power to cancel Africa's oppressive burden of illegitimate foreign debt; the resources to increase investments in human development and especially to fully finance the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; and the influence to redress the structural imbalance in trade relations between rich and poor countries.
Finally, a new partnership between the G7 and African countries must be based on a shift away from the practice of imposing economic policies dictated by G7 governments and the International Financial Institutions.
www.africaaction.org /docs02/g7-0206.htm   (2082 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Asia / G7 Call Draws Cool Response in Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The statement was a thinly veiled reference to China, which has kept the yuan virtually fixed against the dollar for almost a decade, and to countries such as South Korea and Taiwan that have bought huge volumes of dollars to hold their currencies down.
South Korea also gave the G7 short shrift, saying it did not regard itself as one of those countries that the G7 had suggested were keeping their currencies on too tight a leash.
The G7, however, has largely turned a blind eye to Japan's massive intervention, reasoning that a sharp rise in the yen would undermine Japan's export-led recovery and deepen the deflation that is making it hard for firms to pay their debts.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2004/02/09/g7_call_draws_cool_response_in_asia   (793 words)

G7 sources said a document released on Friday by Brown laying out his calls for improved energy market data would form the basis of language on oil in the ministers' communiqué.
Another G7 official suggested the rise in oil costs was rooted in such fundamental factors as over-estimated supplies and was not solely due to speculation.
In the G7 and around the world from the Philippines, to Brunei, to Scotland, to New Zealand, to China, to Thailand, to Japan, to Britain, to the US, many nations are either urgently looking at and discussing impending economic collapse, flouts and food shortages.
www.fromthewilderness.com /free/ww3/100404_we_did_it.shtml   (3675 words)

 G7 to OPEC: cut oil prices - Sep. 23, 2000
They also noted in their statement Friday's unprecedented effort among several of the G7 central banks to boost the sagging euro, suggesting the action was taken "because of the shared concern of Finance Ministers and Governors about the potential implications of recent movements in the euro for the world economy."
Summers was also somewhat elusive on the subject of oil prices, less than a day after President Clinton authorized the release of 30 million barrels of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the first time the U.S. has dipped into its reserves in nine years.
For the euro region, the G7 were a little more cautious, stating that Europe must intensify structural reforms in order to keep growth strong and inflation contained.
money.cnn.com /2000/09/23/worldbiz/imf_g7   (1002 words)

                                                                   Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Gordon Brown, MP The G7 is an informal group of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Canada, Italy, Japan and Germany.
G7  Finance Ministers  meet four times a year, with Central Bank Governors attending all but the pre-Summit ministerial meeting.
In 2005 the UK hosted a G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting on 4th-5th February and a G8 Finance Ministers Meeting on 10th-11th June to prepare for the G8 Heads of State Summit.
www.hm-treasury.gov.uk /otherhmtsites/g7/g7_home.cfm   (302 words)

 G7 Computer Services Limited
G7 are a dedicated team specialising in the writing of retail systems for the horticultural industry
The G7 Retail System is used by over 100 Garden Centres in the UK and Channel Islands and is rapidly becoming the industry standard system.
G7 has considerable experience in installation, implementation and training within the Garden Centre environment.
www.g7.co.uk   (201 words)

 Boston.com / Business / G7 to Call on OPEC to Pump More Oil
G7 finance officials meeting in New York are worried record oil prices -- which earlier this month topped $40 a barrel for the first time -- will dent the rosiest economic outlook in years by hitting business and consumers and stoking inflation.
G7, meantime, wants OPEC to honor a long-term commitment to stabilize oil prices between $22 and $28 per barrel.
Finance ministers from five of the G7 -- the United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, and Canada -- are meeting Saturday and Sunday at the Waldorf-Astoria, a landmark art deco hotel on New York's fabled Park Avenue.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2004/05/23/g7_to_call_on_opec_to_pump_more_oil   (533 words)

 G7 Says High Oil Price Threatens Economy | Business | Deutsche Welle | 02.10.2004
The G7 pressed the International Energy Agency, founded during the 1974 oil crisis, to improve "oil data transparency," and to help sort out whether scarce oil supplies, speculations or rocketing demand is behind the steady rise in prices.
Ahead of the G7 meeting, Chancellor Gerhard Schröder said he believed speculation was one of the main reasons for soaring prices and that a better overview of the market through increased information could improve the situation.
The G7 may be effective in currency markets, but they have no real history in the oil markets.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,1564,1345556,00.html   (654 words)

 G7 urges OPEC to follow Saudi output hike - Oil & Energy - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
G7 officials said the statement would seek to indirectly praise Saudi proposals for an output increase of up to 2.5 million barrels a day and urge other producers to follow suit.
However, G7 hopes the Saudi proposals would be accepted easily by OPEC were dampened as several of the cartel's members objected to the Saudis going it alone.
G7 finance officials, meeting in New York, are worried sky-high oil prices will dent the most robust economic outlook in at least four years by hitting businesses and consumers and stoking inflation.
msnbc.msn.com /id/5045724   (1109 words)

 Open Letter to the G7 Finance Ministers
When the G7 heads of government met in Halifax in June 1995, leaders made a commitment to a series of measures to reform the Bretton Woods Institutions.
The G7 called for the provision of multi-lateral debt relief for the poorest countries, the promotion of environmentally sustainable development and the reduction of poverty.
While we applaud the priority given by the G7 governments to an African-led economic plan for Africa, we are concerned that donor pressure will continue to foreclose the possibility of approaches that depart from the current economic orthodoxy.
www.holycrossjustice.org /OpenLettertoG7.htm   (1677 words)

 PaintballLounge.com :: Press Releases :: Angel G7: Revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Angel G7 is the result of 9 years of Angel advancement and technical refinement.
After being premiered at the San Diego NPPL event in November 2004, the G7 is due to be fully revealed at the Huntington Beach Super 7 World Series Event #1 on 17th March at the WDP booth.
The G7 has retained the Angels' classically beautiful form, albeit in a tighter, more athletic package, but that is where most of the similarities end.
www.paintballlounge.com /news/2005/wdp6.php   (996 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | G7 backs Africa debt relief plan
G7 finance ministers have backed plans to write off up to 100% of the debts of some of the world's poorest countries.
Mr Brown said G7 ministers had agreed to defer debt interest payments and repayments for some countries affected by the tsunami until the end of 2005.
G7 ministers called for more flexibility in international exchange rates and said "excess volatility" would impede economic growth.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/4238045.stm   (847 words)

 Foreign Policy In Focus: G8/G7 and Global Governance
During the Reagan years in the 1980s, cold war issues received new prominence in G7 meetings, although the G7 was at the same time deeply involved in advancing the Uruguay Round trade talks and formulating multilateral strategies to address the acute debt crisis in Latin America.
The G7 played a key role in the conclusion of the Uruguay Round and the creation of the WTO with the dispute-settlement function as its centerpiece.
John Kirton, “The G7 and Concert Governance in the Global Financial Crisis of 1997-9,” paper prepared for presentation at the annual conference of the International Studies Association, Los Angeles, March 15-19, 2000.
www.fpif.org /briefs/vol5/v5n23g8g7_body.html   (3353 words)

 G7 (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
G7, The Group of Seven top industrialized nations of the world, United States of America, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Canada
G7, a music notation program for guitarists and songwriters created by Sibelius Software
G7, The Group of Seven (artists) was a group of Canadian landscape painters in the 1920s, originally consisting of Franklin Carmichael, Lawren Harris, A. Jackson, Frank Johnston, Arthur Lismer, J. Macdonald, and Frederick Varley.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/G7_(disambiguation)   (181 words)

 Sibelius G7
G7 will also turn tab into notation and let you create lead sheets - add chord symbols, chord diagrams, lyrics and more, it even lets you post your lyrics on the Internet.
G7 will allow you to hear your printed Tab by just scanning it into G7 and pressing Play.
G7 creates drum parts in seconds - you pick the style and G7's pattern generator writes out the entire drum part.
www.pugh.co.uk /products/Sibelius/g7.htm   (323 words)

 G7 Summit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On a related point, the G7 leaders noted the importance of investments in energy efficiency improvements to protect the environment and urged multilateral development banks to make more progress in incorporating environmental considerations and local citizen participation in their programs.
Finally, the G7 committed to address in Halifax what framework of institutions will be required to meet the challenges of sustainable development and the well being of the world's peoples in the 21st century.
To this end it can be inferred that the G7 have agreed to launch a significant effort to ensure that the World Bank and the IMF, and possibly other international institutions, truly promote sustainable development of the people they were intended to serve.
www.climatenetwork.org /eco/INCs/inc10/E5G7.html   (325 words)

 Study Calls for New Agenda-Setting Council to Replace G7
This challenge is vividly illustrated by discontent with the governance of the IMF and growing resistance to the agenda-setting role of the G7, which is impairing its effectiveness.
Three of the G7 countries, France, Germany and Italy, are members of the euro area yet cannot speak for it, and another G7 country the United Kingdom, can no longer be regarded as a key currency country.
The G7 does not include some of the key players, but the G20, with 40 ministers and central bank governors around its table, is too large to be effective.
www.cepr.org /press/p171.htm   (1011 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | G7: ambitious or overblown?
And there is another G7 agenda - a more workaday one, concerned less with the big issue of changing the world, and more with changing the currency markets.
On currencies, the G7 doesn't have the power to determine China's exchange rate policy, which is what it ideally wants to do.
Fortunately, the G7 show has just begun - there are three more finance ministers meetings this year to pick up where this one stops.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/4236103.stm   (502 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | G7 backs Brown plan to ease the oil crisis
At its meeting in Washington, the G7 backed proposals tabled yesterday by the chancellor, Gordon Brown, for measures to tackle the recent instability in the global energy markets.
The G7 call broadly followed a four-point plan outlined by Mr Brown to deal with the threat.
The IMF said this week that lack of supply meant high oil prices were likely to persist for the rest of the decade.
www.guardian.co.uk /oil/story/0,11319,1318063,00.html   (581 words)

 G7 Invitation Signals Belated Recognition Of Chinese Power
Additionally, some G7 officials and analysts hope that allowing China into G7 consultations will enable the Chinese economy to become more deeply integrated into the international financial system -- notably by shifting the yuan to a floating exchange regime and speeding up deregulation in the country.
In Paris, the presence of Chinese officials in Washington is not seen as heralding China's official admission to the ranks of the G7.
But he said the G7 was indeed interested in talking to China about trade as well as Beijing's economic growth rate and its impact on oil and other commodities markets.
www.turkishpress.com /news.asp?id=28229   (774 words)

G7 LIVE Date: Tue, 21 Feb 1995 01:07:50 GMT Sender: owner-newjour@ccat.sas.upenn.edu Subject: G7 LIVE Date: Tue, 21 Feb 1995 00:11:18 +0100 From: au007@rs1.rrz.uni-koeln.de (Michael Uwe Moebius) Subject: G7 LIVE Date: Fri, 17 Feb 95 19:22:00 -0800 From: news@newsmaster.tgc.com (Automated Mailer) Subject: ANNOUNCEMENT: Free G7 Live E-Zine February 17, 1995...
The G7, which is composed of the seven leading industrial nations, meets in Brussels, Belgium, on February 25 and 26.
"G7 LIVE" is sponsored by IBM and published by Tabor Griffin Communications, publisher of HPCwire and WEBster.
gort.ucsd.edu /newjour/g/msg00189.html   (155 words)

 Sibelius Press Releases
G7 is the perfect tool for guitarists of any level to create tab faster and easier than ever before, add lyrics and chord symbols and instantly create lead sheets or Piano-Vocal-Guitar arrangements.
G7 also enables guitarists to scan tab and instantly turn it into standard notation (sheet music) or scan standard notation and turn it into tab.
G7 offers a unique multi-media guide that lets guitarists explore guitars techniques and a wide range of different styles and genres - from metal to gospel to bluegrass.
www.sibelius.com /news/press24.html   (578 words)

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