The G20 is the leading forum for the international coordination of economic policy and finance among the world’s twenty largest economies defined by the size of their economy or their systemic importance in world geopolitics, bringing together 19 States and the European Union. As a result of the working sessions of the Summit, approximately 50 agreements are expected to be signed.

President Peña Nieto will take advantage of his participation in the Leaders’ Summit to hold meetings with key counterparts. He will meet the new Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for the first time. He will also hold meetings with President of China Xi Jinping and President of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan.

It will be the first visit by a Mexican president to the Philippines in over 50 years, and the only state visit the Philippines will host as part of the XXIII Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. As a result of the state visit, four legal instruments will be signed.

After the state visit, President Peña Nieto will participate in the XXII Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the world's largest inter-regional economic forum with 21 members.

He will also take advantage of his participation in the forum to hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull, which will be the first meeting between the two leaders.