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Leaders hold talks in 'paradise on earth'

Among the pressing issues are how to lower trade costs and boost trade in services

PLAYING HOST: An hour's train ride from Shanghai, Hangzhou, in Zhejiang province, is the headquarters of e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Hangzhou, China

THE scenic lakeside city of Hangzhou, hailed by Chinese officials as a "paradise on earth", is where some of the world's most powerful people will gather for the two-day Group of 20 (G-20) summit that begins on Sunday.

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