Statements Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting—September 17, 2006


Last Updated: January 9, 2007
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Statement by Mr. Alipour-Jeddi on behalf of the OPEC Secretariat (pdf file, 29 kb)

IMFC Statement of Commissioner Joaquin Almunia on behalf of the European Commission (pdf file, 310 kb)

IMFC Statement by Thierry Breton, French Minister of Economy, Finance, and Industry (pdf file, 354 kb)
On behalf of: France

IMFC Statement by Mr. Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer and United Kingdom Governor of the IMF (pdf file, 187 kb)
On behalf of: United Kingdom

IMFC Statement by the Honorable Palaniappan Chidambaram, Minister of Finance of India (pdf file, 313 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka

IMFC Statement by Mario Draghi, Chairman of the Financial Stability Forum (pdf file, 26 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada (pdf file, 219 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Français (pdf file, 276 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honorable Toshihiko Fukui, Governor of the Bank of Japan, and Alternate Governor of the IMF for Japan (pdf file, 741 kb)
On behalf of: Japan

Statement by Angel Gurría Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development On behalf of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (pdf file, 283 kb)

IMFC Statement by Eero Heinäluoma, Minister of Finance, Finland, In his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (pdf file, 923 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mr. Eero Heinäluoma, Minister of Finance of Finland (pdf file, 287 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden

IMFC Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea (pdf file, 304 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa

IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil (pdf file, 218 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland (pdf file, 184 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

IMFC Statement by Ms. Felisa Miceli, Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina (pdf file, 296 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy (pdf file, 553 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

IMFC Statement by Henry M. Paulson, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America (pdf file, 672 kb)
On behalf of: United States

IMFC Statement by IMF Managing Director, Rodrigo de Rato, on the Global Economy and Financial Markets (pdf file, 749 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium (pdf file, 218 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey

IMFC Statement by Mr. Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany (pdf file, 216 kb)
On behalf of: Germany

IMFC Statement by Hon. Nenadi E. Usman, Minister of Finance of Nigeria (pdf file, 271 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

IMFC Statement by Mr. ZHOU Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China (pdf file, 165 kb)
On behalf of: People's Republic of China

IMFC Statement by Honorable Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Minister of Finance II, Malaysia (pdf file, 268 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam

IMFC Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands (pdf file, 268 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine