Statements Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting—April 12, 2008


Last Updated: July 29, 2008
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IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank (pdf file, 187.88 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 the Honourable Joaquin Almunia, Commissioner, on behalf of the European Commission (pdf file, 184.22 kb)

IMFC Statement by Andrej Bajuk, Minister of Finance, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (pdf file, 238.69 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance of Sweden (pdf file, 355.09 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 Wouter Bos, Minister of Finance, the Netherlands (pdf file, 155.21 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-The Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine

IMFC Statement by Honorable Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka (pdf file, 283.88 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom (pdf file, 270.74 kb)
On behalf of: United Kingdom

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Mario Draghi Chairman, Financial Stability Forum (pdf file, 192.21 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada (pdf file, 203.93 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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IMFC Statement by Angel Gurría, on behalf of the Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) (pdf file, 353.10 kb)

IMFC Statement by Alipour Jeddi, on behalf of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (pdf file, 198.60 kb)

IMFC Statement by Ms. Christine Lagarde, Minister of Economy, Finance and Employment, France (pdf file, 200.15 kb)
On behalf of: France
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IMFC Statement by Honourable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie (pdf file, 169.74 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (pdf file, 217.94 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Martín Lousteau, Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina (pdf file, 223.82 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega Minister of Finance of Brazil (pdf file, 292.16 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Tito Mboweni, Governor, South African Reserve Bank (pdf file, 188.85 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Eswatini, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland (pdf file, 225.33 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Fukushiro Nukaga, Minister of Finance of Japan (pdf file, 181.40 kb)
On behalf of: Japan

IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy (pdf file, 202.86 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 the Honourable Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America (pdf file, 176.00 kb)
On behalf of: United States

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium (pdf file, 171.97 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 the Honourable SHA ZUKANG, United Nations (pdf file, 230.35 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Juan Somavia, Director-General, International Labour Organization (pdf file, 256.90 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mr. Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance of The Federal Republic of Germany (pdf file, 173.32 kb)
On behalf of: Germany

IMFC Statement by the Honourable Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, IMF (pdf file, 192.22 kb)

IMFC Statement by the Honourable SUPACHAI Panitchpakdi Secretary-General UN Conference on Trade and Development (pdf file, 199.55 kb)

IMFC Statement by Hon. Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia (pdf file, 52.46 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 His Excellency Paul Toungui, Minister of State, Minister of Economy, Finance, Budget, and Privatization, Gabon (pdf file, 181.88 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Madagascar, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo

IMFC Statement by Dr. Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China (pdf file, 190.66 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: People's Republic of China

IMFC Statement by Mr. Zoellick, World Bank Group (pdf file, 256.32 kb)