SA's Trevor Manuel to lead G20

South Africa's veteran finance minister, Trevor Manuel, has called on the group of 20 (G20) finance ministers and central bank governors to "build windmills in the calm of current global financial stability."

Manuel has taken over the chairmanship of the G20 from Australia's equally long-standing Treasurer Peter Costello - both have held their current job for a decade. This is the first time that SA has held the chair, which rotates annually.

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