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Specifically, to make good on the summit's theme – "Toward an innovative, invigorated, interconnected, and inclusive world economy" – G-20 governments should focus on financial stability and sustainable growth in developed as well as developing countries, especially in Africa.Second, the G-20 must commit to fighting tax evasion and to unraveling the murky system of tax havens and shell companies (brought to light earlier this year by the Panama Papers) used to pump money out of Africa. According to the African Union's High Level Panel on Illicit Flows, chaired by former South African President Thabo Mbeki, Africa loses more than $50 billion every year from illicit financial outflows. The G-20 owes Africa a credible and effective solution to this problem.Food production in Africa is currently so underfunded and excluded from financial services that the continent imports $35 billion worth of food products every year.Finally, the G-20 must help close Africa's energy-financing gap – estimated at $55 billion per year through 2030 – and support renewable-energy production on the continent.The Hangzhou Summit is a moment of truth for G-20 member governments that have made past commitments to Africa.
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