The Heat: 2016 G20 Summit preview

G20 Summit

The Heat G20 Full Show 09.01.16

China gets ready to host the 2016 G20 summit as world leaders start arriving in Hangzhou. This marks the first time China has hosted the annual summit.

CCTV America’s Nathan King hosts tonight’s show.

The motto of the event highlights the push “towards an innovative, invigorated, interconnected and inclusive world economy.” These 4 Is have been central to the focus for China and member states leading up to the summit.

For more on what to expect from this year’s G20 summit, CCTV’s Su Yuting reports from Hangzhou.

To discuss the agenda for G20 leaders:

  • Kevin Rudd, the former Prime Minister of Australia and is now the first President of the Asia Society Policy Institute.

To discuss China’s role in the G20 and other world economic priorities:

  • Victor Gao, a Chinese international relations expert and director of the China National Association of International Studies.
  • Varaprasad Dolla, chair of the Centre for East Asian Studies in the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Tamim Bayoumi, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.