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.
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.