Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday urged world's leading developed and developing economies to fight against trade protectionism.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday described China as his country's strategic partner both in trade and cooperation.
China can maintain sustained, healthy development of its economy, which will bring more positive spillover for the world, overseas experts and scholars say.
Japan should handle sensitive issues including the Diaoyu Islands in a correct way to control divergence and seek a resolution, Chinese President Xi said.
President Xi Jinping urged G20 leaders on Friday to shoulder their responsibilities and boost free trade amid a recent global uptick in protectionism.
A government think tank in China is calling for the establishment of a permanent secretariat for the Group of Twenty in order to implement proposals agreed upon at summits and give emerging countries a greater voice.
Xi brought a spirit of "pragmatism and boldness" in a cooperative way to the G20 summit addressing the country"s domestic difficulties and global challenges.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China and the US have more cooperation areas than differences in the Asia-Pacific region during a meeting with his US counterpart Barack Obama.
Financial regulatory reform is one of the major priorities of the ongoing G20 summit in Russia's St Petersburg, due to its significance to global economic stability and sustainable growth.
The G20 leaders on Friday reaffirmed their continued and full commitment to taking decisive actions to return to a job-rich, strong, sustainable and balanced growth path.
Russia warned Friday the United States against any unilateral military strike on Syrian chemical facilities.