Aso said that George Osborne, Britain's chancellor of the exchequer and chair of the G-7
talks, quoted the February statement when kicking off the first-day discussions in Aylesbury near London.
statement also took note of developments regarding the debt crisis in Europe and said the focus should be on "quick and full implementation of the agreements" that have been reached to deal with debt burdens in countries facing problems.
currency, which traded around the 107 yen level shortly before the previous G-7
meeting in February in Tokyo, fell in mid-March below 100 yen for the first time in 12 years.
cannot announce the forum's members yet as it is watching the situation in Indonesia," the source said.
2) Leaders of top industrialized nations meet Thursday in Lyon, France, before the G-7
summit's opening session.
Tourists landing in Halifax during the G-7
summit can begin their vacation in another area of Nova Scotia and work their way back to metro, she suggests.
office in Buffalo, NY, the purpose of the G-7
Report is to establish a forum for innovation and eclectic viewpoints on contemporary issues of concern that surround trade and investment relations among industrialized nations and newly emerging markets that border them.
partners are likely to press the Japanese government to further relax monetary policy and rein in the bad debts in Japanese banks that have weighed down on the Japanese banking system.
ministers are also expected to agree that national regulatory and supervisory authorities should enhance cooperation in overseeing e-commerce.
After mid-September, moreover, with the approaching G-7
meeting in Washington on September 23, the market became increasingly wary that more aggressive official action might be introduced to curb the dollar's strength, either through intervention or through monetary policy adjustments.
ministers will shortly issue a statement to wrap up the teleconference, he said.
The Group of Seven (G-7
) major industrialized nations plan to discuss financial and economic aspects of advancing information technology (IT) as the key for world economic growth when their finance ministers hold a pre-summit meeting July 8 in Fukuoka, G-7
officials said Monday.