OTTAWA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Some people see it as a prelude to the swan song of G8 when world leaders have recently agreed in Pittsburgh to make the G20 the main international forum for crafting international economic policy. The decision gives major developing countries such as China, India and Brazil more say in steering the global economy, a role long played by the old club of eight wealthy nations: the United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, Canada, Japan, Germany and Russia. The transition from G8 to G20 represents a major...
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