G8 and G15
Akash Sarda 2013002
Rohan Bobra 2013008
Jeel Sarvaiya 2013018
Preshita Chaurasiya 2013030
Steffi Masceranhas 2013048
Jugal Kanabar 2013054
G8 facts & figures
G8 represent about 14% of the world population
About 60% of the World wealth
4 UNSC permanent members
5 countries with a nominal GDP per capita above US$40,000 (Canada, United
States, Japan, Germany, France).
4 countries with a HDI index for 2013 of 0.9 and higher (United
States, Germany, Japan, Canada).
49.8% of the world GDP
49% of the world trade
49.6% of the IMF quota
G8 Member Countries
Last 5 years Summit
Summit Host Notes
36th G8 Summit Canada Global energy, food,
37th G8 Summit France Fukushima Nuclear
Sovereign Debt crisis
38th G8 Summit United States Global hunger crisis
39th G8 Summit UK tax evasion and
40th G8 Summit Belgium Russia suspended doe to
G15 facts & figures
Established at the Ninth Non-Aligned Movement Summit Meeting in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in
Composition: Countries from Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
Common goal of enhanced growth and prosperity.
Focuses on cooperation among developing countries.
Membership has since expanded to 17 countries, but the name has remained unchanged.
G-15 countries accounted for one-third of the world’s population.
27% of total exports and 30% of total imports of goods and services.
In terms of GDP size, 12 member countries counted among the world’s 50 biggest economies, with
India, Brazil, Mexico ranking among the biggest 15.
Brazil, Mexico, Chile, India, Malaysia, Argentina ranked among the top 30 destinations for foreign
Foster cooperation and provide input for other international groups
Serve as a forum for regular consultations among developing countries with a view to
coordinating policies and actions
Create greater and mutually beneficial cooperation among developing countries
Conduct a regular review of the impact of the world situation and of the state of
international economic relations on developing countries.
Aims and Objectives of G15
Facilitate national efforts for development and economic progress of member countries.
G15 Member Countries
ALGERIAARGENTINA CHILE INDIAEGYPTBRAZIL
SENEGAL SRI LANKA VENEZUELA ZIMBABWE
G15 Member Countries Facts:
Crude Oil RubberCocoaSugarTea IT
• Sri Lanka
Date Host country Host city Host
1st G-15 summit 1–3 June 1990 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Mahathir Mohamad
2nd G-15 summit 27–29 November 1991 Venezuela Caracas Carlos Andrés Pérez
3rd G-15 summit 21–23 November 1992 Senegal Dakar Abdou Diouf
4th G-15 summit 28–30 March 1994 India New Delhi P. V. Narasimha Rao
5th G-15 summit 5–7 November 1995 Argentina Buenos Aires Carlos Menem
6th G-15 summit 3–5 November 1996 Zimbabwe Harare Robert Mugabe
7th G-15 summit 28 October – 5 November 1997 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Mahathir Mohamad
8th G-15 summit 11–13 May 1998 Egypt Cairo Hosni Mubarak
9th G-15 summit 10–12 February 1999 Jamaica Montego Bay P. J. Patterson
10th G-15 summit 19–20 June 2000 Egypt Cairo Hosni Mubarak
11th G-15 summit 30–31 May 2001 Indonesia Jakarta Abdurrahman Wahid
12th G-15 summit 27–28 February 2004 Venezuela Caracas Hugo Chávez
13th G-15 summit 14-Sep-06 Cuba Havana Raúl Castro
14th G-15 summit 17-May-10 Iran Tehran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
15th G-15 summit 2012 Sri Lanka Colombo Mahinda Rajapaksa
15th G15 Summit
Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2012
food, energy, climate change, health and trade.