Archived - Statement by the Minister of Finance on Canada’s Participation at the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

Ottawa, September 3, 2015

Canada’s Minister of Finance, Joe Oliver, today issued the following statement on his participation at the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, which will be held from September 4 to 5, 2015, in Ankara, Turkey:

“During a period of global economic uncertainty, including a dramatic decline in oil prices and market turmoil in emerging economies, it is important that Canada and our G-20 partners remain committed to policies that will create jobs and economic growth. I will be meeting with my G-20 colleagues this weekend in Turkey, as we work together to achieve these objectives.

“Canada plays a central role in G-20 discussions as co-chair of the working group responsible for economic growth strategies. In this capacity, we will continue to work with G-20 members to strengthen their action plans to support stronger global economic performance.

“It is vitally important for the G-20 to make progress on these and other issues and to collaborate during this time of heightened global fragility.”

Nicholas Bergamini
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance

Stéphanie Rubec
Media Relations
Department of Finance

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