Asian member states have grown in prominence as China, India and Indonesia’s economies have boomed over the past two decades. Photo: AFP Asian member states have grown in prominence as China, India and Indonesia’s economies have boomed over the past two decades. Photo: AFP
Asian member states have grown in prominence as China, India and Indonesia’s economies have boomed over the past two decades. Photo: AFP

Explainer |
Explained: why the G20 summit matters for Asia (and Asean)

  • Asia’s major economies have become increasingly important at the multilateral forum since its founding 20 years ago
  • Experts say the forum is an opportunity for the likes of China and Japan to step into leadership roles formerly dominated by the West

Topic |   G20
Asian member states have grown in prominence as China, India and Indonesia’s economies have boomed over the past two decades. Photo: AFP Asian member states have grown in prominence as China, India and Indonesia’s economies have boomed over the past two decades. Photo: AFP
Asian member states have grown in prominence as China, India and Indonesia’s economies have boomed over the past two decades. Photo: AFP
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