Bayern ranks second in GDP among the German states (Bundeslaender), placing it on the 4.2 field of the G8x8 chess board. Its 2016 GDP of 568.0 billion € was equivalent to 18.1 percent of the German total. This was more than the national GDP of Argentina or Sweden.
The 41st G7 summit was held in Schloss Elmau, Bayern (Bavaria), Germany on 7 and 8 June 2015. The Leaders’ Declaration may be found at https://www.g7germany.de/.
Group photo of the G7:
- Tusk (European Council President),
- Abe (Japan),
- Harper (Canada),
- Obama (USA),
- Merkel (Germany),
- Hollande (France),
- Cameron (UK),
- Renzi (Italy) and
- Juncker (European Commission).
Image Source: Bundesregierung/Gottschalk.