Leaders of the G20 countries have held a special session dedicated to digital economy as part of the summit. Report informs that Japan's Prime Minister Sindzo Abe, US President Donald Trump, China chairman Xi Jingpin and head of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker.
The meeting participants confirmed the importance of developing digital economy, trade and e-commerce.
The US president stressed the importance of commitment to open markets, stressing that development of digital trade helps develop global economy.
The G20 summit has started in the Japanese city of Osaka. According to Report, during the two-day meeting the leaders of 37 countries and international organizations will exchange views on the most relevant issues of international agenda. Several sessions including a special session on digital economy will be held during the summit.
The main topics of the event will be the issue of development of digital economy, Global trade and investments, innovations, issues of climate change and fighting pollution of the seas with plastic wastes, healthcare.
As part of the summit, the Japanese chairmanship will organize a number of cultural events, as well as the exhibition to familiarize the guests with the traditions of Japan.
The summit is attended by US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jingpin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Mun Jae Ying, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May, Prime Minister Canadian Justin Trudeau, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and others. Also this year, heads of state and government of Chile, Egypt, the Netherlands, Senegal, Singapore, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam will take part as invited countries.