Statements Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting—October 11, 2008


Last Updated: October 14, 2008
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IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank (pdf file, 288 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen

IMFC Statement by Mr. Alipour-Jeddi, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (pdf file, 367 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mr. Almunia, European Commission (pdf file, 298 kb)

IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos (pdf file, 322 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

IMFC Statement by Mr. Draghi, Follow-up Report on Implementation, Financial Stability Forum (pdf file, 406 kb)

IMFC Statement by Carlos Fernández, Minister of Economy and Production, Argentina (pdf file, 329 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada (pdf file, 384 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, 319 kb)

IMFC Statement by Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (pdf file, 393 kb)

IMFC Statement by Stefan Ingves, Governor, Sveriges Riksbank (pdf file, 365 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 Minister of Finance Christine LAGARDE, in her capacity as Chairwoman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (pdf file, 75 kb)

IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil (pdf file, 344 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 Tito Mboweni, Governor, South African Reserve Bank (pdf file, 278 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

Statement by Shoichi Nakagawa, Minister of Finance, Japan (pdf file, 389 kb)
On behalf of: Japan

IMFC Statement by Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Secretary of the Treasury, United States (pdf file, 276 kb)
On behalf of: United States

IMFC Statement by Mr. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (pdf file, 379 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Kingdom of Swaziland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan

IMFC Statement by Mr. SHA ZUKANG, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations (pdf file, 350 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mr. Somavia, International Labour Office (pdf file, 496 kb)

IMFC Statement by Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance, Germany (pdf file, 314 kb)
On behalf of: Germany

IMFC Statement by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, IMF (pdf file, 419 kb)

IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia (pdf file, 353 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 the Honorable Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy (pdf file, 297 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

IMFC Statement on behalf of the World Bank Group (pdf file, 427 kb)

IMFC Statement by YI GANG, Deputy Governor, People's Bank of China (pdf file, 396 kb)
On behalf of: People's Republic of China