Thu 2 April 2009, BBC News

All that really matters at the G20, at 1026GMT

By Paul Mason
What can we tell in advance about the G20 communique? 1. Any figure placed on the fiscal stimulus will refer to what's been achieved already: between $2trn and $3trn. Any new commitment will be a surprise. 2. Expect $500bn extra for the IMF and $100bn specifically to free up trade finance. 3. Lots of fine words about the poor countries and probably some money.
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