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G-20 leaders promise projects, policy reforms to boost economic growth
G-20 leaders promise projects, policy reforms to boost economic growth

Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, leaders of the Group of 20 major economies set a target of lifting global economic output by at least 2% over five years -- an ambitious goal that would add $2 trillion to the world economy and millions of new jobs. To achieve that, the U.S. and other G-20 countries presented more than 800 specific projects and policy reforms that would, for instance, build more roads, improve trade and bring more women into the workforce. "We will monitor and hold each other to account for implementing our commitments," the leaders said in a joint statement at the end of a two-day summit here on Sunday. Progress would be analyzed...

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