TOKYO — The following is the gist of a draft joint statement obtained by Kyodo News on Thursday ahead of the meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors over the weekend in Fukuoka, Japan.
— will step up efforts toward new taxation rules on multinational digital companies and draw up a final report by 2020.
— expects the world economy to grow moderately later this year and into 2020.
— will monitor downside risks including global trade tensions and respond if they materialize.
— need to monitor all components of the current account to address global imbalances and mitigate risks to growth.
— will seek the transparency of debt management for infrastructure projects in developing countries.
— will step up efforts against money laundering and funding of terrorist groups through the use of virtual assets.