The Spanish Minister of Economy, Carlos Body, will attend the meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the G-7 that will be held this weekend in Italy, according to knowledgeable sources. 

In this way, Spain will once again have a representative of the economic area after years of absence. The meeting will take place in the town of Stresa, in northern Italy, and will last from this Thursday until this Saturday, May 25.

On the table will be topics such as the evolution of the world economy, the challenges of the financial system, international taxation or the impact of artificial intelligence on the economy. Sanctions against Russia for the war in Ukraine will also be discussed, as well as support measures for the country. Among those attending is the Ukrainian Minister of Finance, Sergey Marchenko.

The G-7 is made up of the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Canada. The meeting is attended by their finance ministers and central bank governors, as well as the European Commissioner for the Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, and the president of the Eurogroup, Paschal Donohoe.