The G20 on Saturday agreed to make boosting growth and jobs, rather than deficit reduction, the short-term priority for the global economy as it battles to consolidate a "fragile and uneven" recovery.
Russia's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov arrives for a family photo during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting in Moscow on July 20, 2013. The G20 has agreed that boosting growth and jobs is the near-term priority for the global economy as it faces a "fragile and uneven" recovery.
Finance chiefs from the G20 group of advanced and emerging nations, after meeting in Moscow, also backed an action plan drawn up by the OECD to crack down on tax avoidance by multinationals to help replenish budgets diminished by the slowdown.
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