New G20 growth policies unlikely

Australian Associated Press (The Age, The Southland Times, Special Broadcasting Service Corporation)

November 16, 2014

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G20 nations are likely recycle old economic growth initiatives to meet a summit target to lift output, a global policy analyst says.

Leaders' summit host Prime Minister Tony Abbott wants the G20 meeting in Brisbane to set a goal to add 2.1 per cent or more over five years.

But Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) political analyst Bessma Momani says don't expect anything new from world leaders when it comes to infrastructure investment, jobs growth and other economic measures.

"I think we are going to see a lot of recycling of old ideas and initiatives even though the IMF …

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