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UK-China summit: Global Economy Roundtable

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A summary of the issues discussed at the Global Economy Roundtable held at 10 Downing Street today (17 June 2014).

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A Number 10 spokesperson said:

The Prime Minister, Premier Li and Chancellor met the heads of international financial institutions this afternoon as part of the UK China Summit. They discussed the challenges facing the global economy with Christine Lagarde (IMF), Jim Kim (World Bank), Angel Gurria (OECD) and Mark Carney (in his role as Financial Stability Board chairman).

The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of promoting global free trade and the benefits of transparency. They also discussed constraints on growth and how to use the private sector to boost global investment.

Read the Joint Statement between the UK and China Governments.

Find out more about Premier Li’s visit to Downing Street.

Published 17 June 2014