The UK’s vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs have said at the end of the G20 summit in China.
The outcome of last month’s referendum “adds to the uncertainty” for the global economy, the group of the world’s 20 largest economies said.
It urged the UK to remain “a close partner of the EU”, amid concerns Brexit talks could be acrimonious.
Chancellor Philip Hammond said Brexit had come up “a great deal” at the G20.
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