Chidambaram to attend G20, meet investors in Sydney

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Finance Minister P Chidambaram will embark on a five day trip to Australia tomorrow during which he will attend the G20 Ministerial meeting and also meet international investors.

Chidambaram will be leading the G20 delegation which would also have Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan, Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram and other ministry officials.

The two day G20 meeting begins on Saturday.

During the two day G20 meet, which begins on Saturday, Chidambaram would discuss key challenges facing the global economy, IMF quota reforms, issues relating to investment and infrastructure, financial regulation and tax matters among others.

During his stay in Sydney, Chidambaram will also hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from various G-20 member countries.

The G20 meeting would have a session to endorse a draft global standard on automatic exchange of information and G-20 tax agenda for 2014,, among others.

Besides, the Finance Minister will address the investors' meet and hold meetings with major institutional investors', businesses during his stay in Sydney.

He will also meet the Premier and representatives of New South Wales Government during his stay in Australia.

The Finance Minister will leave for India on February 25, 2014.

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