—This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on June 17, Monday.
Welcome to the CNBC Business Daily.
Security in the Northern Irish town of Enniskillen is tight as world leaders gather for the G8 Summit. Police have put this three-metre-high-metal fence around the luxury golf resort which will play host to leaders from the world's 8 wealthiest nations.
It's backed up with rows of barbed wire and a heavy police presence aimed at keeping protesters at bay.
But anti-G8 protesters haven't been deterred, with this group from Oxfam creating giant puppets dressed as chefs to represent the heads of the G8 economies.
The NGO says the leaders need to cook up a deal to fight poverty and prevent tax evasion.
Our very own Steve Sedgwick is in Enniskillen and filed this report on what to expect from the summit.
[Sound on tape: Here in Northern Ireland, the eight wealthiest nations on the planet bar of course China will be meeting for the two day G8 summit.
David Cameron and the British presidency is setting the agenda, an agenda which focuses on trade, transparency and hopes for a deal on tax which will negate the worst excesses of global evasion and avoidance. There are concerns though that a deal on any of these issues may well be unattainable.
Also concerns in recent days about global economic growth and the increasing volatility in the markets, and concerns about U.S. tapering of QE and stimulus.
Concerns also about 'Abenomics' and Shinzo Abe will be here to explain what that is doing, not only for Japan, but negating concerns about what it means for global currencies and global economic growth.
This at a time when President Putin is at loggerheads with other G8 leaders over the escalating conflict in Syria.
The G8 of course, is searching for relevance amid concerns that the G20 is now the pre-eminent economic council for wealthy nations.
David Cameron though, will be hoping for some form of inspiration from Enniskillen, a town that was amidst the worst atrocities of the troubles in Northern Ireland. He'll be hoping that'll prove inspiration for leaders and can get some concrete deals out of this meeting. ]
Li Sixuan, from CNBC's Asia headquarters.