The G-7 reiterated that supporting growth and jobs remains their top priority, noting that Trade and investment are key engines for jobs and growth. In this vein, G-7 leaders reaffirmed their commitment to fighting all forms of protectionism and to keeping their markets open. Further, G-7 eaders acknowledged the efforts of WTO to secure the swift completion of the DDA and commended the successful outcomes of the 9th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference and committed to prioritizing the implementation of the agreed-upon Bali Package, especially the Trade Facilitation Agreement. To this end, the leaders of the G-7 affirmed their commitment to provide support and capacity building, particularly for LDCs, within their current Aid for Trade commitments.
No new numerical targets were set.