Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

June 11, 2014

Press Release No. 14/276
June 11, 2014

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today in Washington, D.C. after her meeting with Mr. Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia:

“It was a great pleasure to meet Prime Minister Abbott. We had a brief exchange on the state of the economy and the G20 Leaders’ Summit to be held in Brisbane later this year. I thanked Australia for being a strong supporter of IMF quota reform and leading on an ambitious G20 growth agenda. I look forward to visiting the country again in September.”


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