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DEFINITION of 'Group of Five - G-5'

Name given to the five industrialized nations that meet periodically to achieve a cooperative effort on international economic and monetary issues.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Group of Five - G-5'

The G-5 consists of five of the world's leading industrialized countries: France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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