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G-20 finance ministers, central bank Governors to meet on 15 April
G-20 finance ministers, central bank Governors to meet on 15 April

G-20 countries are to hold a meeting to discuss the way forward in supporting the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic on 15 April.

10 April 2020 Current Affairs:G-20 countries are to hold a meeting to discuss the way forward in supporting the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic on 15 April. From India, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. The meeting follows the Extraordinary Energy Ministers meeting of the G-20 countries which was held on 31 March 2020. 

In the meeting, the leaders and the working groups would give their suggestions to deal with the aftermath of COVID-19. Several rating agencies and surveys have forecasted lower growth for the world economy with India projected to clock a 30-year low level of growth at 2% in 2020-21. The G-20 ministers are meeting at a time when rating agencies and economists are saying that the lockdown due to COVID-19 may lead the world economy into recession.