Meanwhile, it is unlikely that the G-7 will implement a much different policy stance once officials return to their national capitals.

source: http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-05-27/central-banks-can-t-go-it-alone-anymore

What does "policy stance" mean in this sentence?

  • The usual collocation is "to adopt a stance" rather than "implement" one. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Aug 26 '16 at 19:04

Policy stance in this instance is referring to the opinion they have on a particular policy. At the G-7 meeting, officials may be totally supportive a policy put forward however, when they return to their national capitals, they will take a different stance on the policy, not implementing it or ignoring the measures put in place to ensure that it is carried out.

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