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IMF and the Group of Twenty

This web page provides information on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its relations and activities with the Group of Twenty (G-20).

Reform of the International Monetary System (IMS)

A strengthened International Monetary System (IMS) – one that is resilient to future turmoil – is a key goal of the world community as it recovers from the global economic crisis. Follow the efforts of policymakers, academics, and other experts here, at www.imsreform.org, as they debate and discuss reform proposals and work to build a more stable international monetary system.

Meetings of the Group of Twenty

2014

Click for more G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting; Washington D.C, April 10-11, 2014
Communiqué

Click for more Meetings of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors; Sydney, Australia, February 22–23, 2014
IMF Staff Note to G-20
G-20 Communiqué
IMF Press Release: Christine Lagarde Applauds G20 Growth Agenda
Transcript of the Press Conference by Christine Lagarde at the end of the G-20 Meeting

2013

Click for more First release of G20 Consumer Price Index shows slowing annual inflation at 3.0% in August 2013; October 14, 2013
Press Release

Click for more G-20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors; Washington DC, October 10-­11 2013
Communiqué

Click for more G-20 Leaders’ Summit; St. Petersburg, September 5–6, 2013
IMF Staff Note to G-20
Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

Click for more Fourth Progress Report on the Implementation of the G-20 Data Gaps Initiative; September 2013
Report

Click for more G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting; Moscow, July 20, 2013
Communiqué: English | Русский
- Press Release: English| Русский
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more G-20 Officials Welcome Progress in implementing the G-20 Data Gaps Initiative; July 8, 2013

Click for more G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting; Washington D.C, April 19, 2013
Communiqué
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more G-20 Ministerial Meeting; Moscow, February 16, 2013
IMF Staff Note to G-20, and Annex
Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Transcript of the Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Communiqué

2012

Click for more G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting; Mexico City, November 5, 2012
IMF Staff Note to G-20
Communiqué
Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
The Financial Crisis and Information Gaps - Progress Report on the G-20 Data Gaps Initiative: Status, Action Plans, and Timetables

Click for more The G-20 Leaders' Summit, Los Cabos, Mexico, 18-19 June 2012
G-20 Leaders' Declaration
Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the G-20 Leaders' Summit in Los Cabos
IMF Staff Reports for the G-20 Mutual Assessment Process

Click for more Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, Washington DC, 19-20 April 2012
G-20 Communiqué
Joint Statement by the IMFC and the G-20
- G-20/IMFC Press Conference: Webcast Webcast | Transcript

Click for more Meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, Mexico City, February 25-26, 2012
Communiqué
IMF Statement
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more Meeting of G-20 Deputies, Mexico City, January 19-20, 2012
IMF Staff Note to G-20

2011

Click for more Spotlight on G-20 as Mexico Takes Over Leadership; December 1, 2011

Click for more Cannes Summit Cannes, France; November 3-4, 2011
- Agenda: English | Français
- Communiqué: English
"Building our Common Future: Renewed Collective Action for the Benefit of All"; The Cannes Summit Final Declaration
The Cannes Action Plan for Growth and Jobs
Statement by Christine Lagarde on the G-20 Cannes Summit
IMF Staff Reports for the G-20 Mutual Assessment Process

Click for more Mobilizing Climate Finance -- A Paper prepared at the request of G20 Finance Ministers; November 4, 2011
Market-Based Instruments for International Aviation and Shipping as a Source of Climate Finance -- Background Paper
Promising Domestic Fiscal Instruments for Climate Finance -- Background Paper

Click for more Supporting the Development of More Effective Tax Systems -- A Report to the G20 Development Working Group by the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank; November 3, 2011

Click for more Financial Stability Issues in Emerging Market and Developing Economies -- Report to the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors by A Task Force of the FSB and Staff of the IMF and the World Bank; November 2, 2011

Click for more Macroprudential Policy Tools and Frameworks -- Progress Report to G20 October 27, 2011

Click for more Meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Paris, October 14-15, 2011
- Communiqué: English | Français
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more G20 Ministerial Meeting on Development, Washington DC, September 23, 2011
Communiqué

Click for more Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central bank Governors, Washington DC, September 22, 2011
Communiqué

Click for more Meeting of G-20 Deputies, Paris, France, July 9-10, 2011
IMF Staff Note to G-20
The Financial Crisis and Information Gaps (Joint IMF & FSB Report to G-20)

Click for more Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central bank Governors, Washington DC, April 14-15, 2011
Communiqué
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more Ministerial Meeting, Paris, February 18-19, 2011
Agenda
Communiqué (English) | (Français)
More Action Needed for "Right Kind of Recovery"
Transcript of a Press Conference by Mr. Dominique Strauss-Kahn following the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
IMF Staff Note to G-20
Macroprudential policy tools and frameworks -- Update to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

2010

Click for more Seoul Summit, Korea, November 11-12, 2010
Agenda
IMF Report on G-20 Mutual Assessment Process (MAP)
IMF Factsheet on the MAP
Communiqué
IMF Press Release

Click for more Gyeongju Finance Ministers' & Central Bank Governors' Meeting, Korea, October 22-23, 2010
Communiqué
G-20 Ministers Agree ‘Historic’ Reforms in IMF Governance
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more Gwangju Meeting of G-20 Deputies Korea, September 4-5, 2010
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more Toronto Summit, Canada, June 26-27, 2010
Declaration
G-20 Leaders Aim for Balanced Growth, Revival of Jobs
IMF Staff Note to G-20
IMF Press Release
Principles for Innovative Financial InclusionFinancial Sector Taxation -- The IMF's Report to the G-20 and Background Material

Click for more Busan Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Korea, June 4-5, 2010
Communiqué
IMF Staff Note to G-20
The Financial Crisis and Information Gaps: Progress Report, Action Plans, and Timetables

Click for more Washington Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, April 23, 2010
Communiqué
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more Seoul Meetings of G-20 Deputies, Korea, February 27, 2010
IMF Staff Note to G-20

2009

Click for more St. Andrews Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governor , U.K., November 6-7, 2009
Communiqué
IMF Staff Note to G-20
The Financial Crisis and Information Gaps (Joint IMF & FSB Report to G-20)

Click for more Pittsburgh Leaders' Summit, USA, September 24-25, 2009
Leaders' Statement
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more London Meeting of G-20 Ministers and Deputies, U.K., September 3-4, 2009
Communiqué
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more Basel Meeting of G-20 Deputies, Switzerland, July 8, 2009
IMF Staff Note to G-20

Click for more London Summit U.K., April 2, 2009
Communiqué
Declaration on strengthening the financial system
Declaration on delivering resources through the international financial institutions

Click for more London Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, U.K., March 19, 2009
Communiqué
Communiqué Annex - Restoring lending: a framework for financial repair and recovery
IMF Staff Note to G-20 on Global Economic Policies and Prospects
IMF Staff Note Stocktaking of the G-20 Responses to the Global Banking Crisis

2008

Click for more São Paulo Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Brazil, November 8-9, 2008
Communiqué

2007

Click for more Kleinmond Meeting of Ministers and Governors, South Africa, November 17-18, 2007
Communiqué

2006

Click for more Melbourne Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Australia, November 18-19, 2006
Communiqué

2005

Click for more Xianghe, Hebei Meeting of Ministers and Governors, China, October 15-16, 2005
Communiqué

2004

Click for more Berlin, Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Germany, November 20-21, 2004
Communiqué

2003

Click for more Morelia Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Mexico, October 26-27, 2003
Communiqué

2002

Click for more New Delhi Meeting of Ministers and Governors, India, November 23, 2002
Communiqué

2001

Click for more Ottawa Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Canada, November 16-17, 2001
Communiqué

2000

Click for more Montréal Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Canada, October 25, 2000
Communiqué

1999

Click for more Berlin Meeting of Ministers and Governors, Germany, December 15-16, 1999
Communiqué