Meaning of G10 in English:


(also G–10)


  • The ten or (in later use) eleven prosperous industrial nations (or their representatives) which agreed in 1962 to lend money to the International Monetary Fund in order to increase its ability to lend, instituting the ‘General Arrangements to Borrow’; = "Group of 10".

    Originally consisting of Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States, the G10 expanded in 1964 to include Switzerland.


1960s; earliest use found in The New York Times.