Statements Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting — April 20, 2013


Last Updated: October 8, 2013
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IMFC Statement by The Honorable Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank, of the United Arab Emirates (pdf file, 130 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 Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Japan (pdf file, 268 kb)
On behalf of: Japan

IMFC Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Sweden (pdf file, 157 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 P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance, India (pdf file, 214 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka

IMFC Statement by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the United Nations Development Group (pdf file, 332 kb)

IMFC Statement by Maria Fekter, Minister of Finance, Austria (pdf file, 114 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo

IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance,Department of Finance, Canada (pdf file, 374 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

IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium (pdf file, 165 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine

IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, National Treasury, South Africa (pdf file, 288 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, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

IMFC Statement by Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy, April 20, 2013 (pdf file, 226 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino

IMFC Statement by Angel Gurria, Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (pdf file, 160 kb)

IMFC Statement by Oh-Seok Hyun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea (pdf file, 170 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, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa

IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Algeria (pdf file, 149 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia

Statement by Pascal Lamy, Director-General, Office of the Director-General, World Trade Organization (pdf file, 270 kb)

IMFC Statement by Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, Department of the Treasury, United States (pdf file, 131 kb)
On behalf of: United States

IMFC Statement by Hernan Lorenzino, Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Ministerio de Economia y Finanzas Publicas, Argentina (pdf file, 261 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

IMFC Statement Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Brazil (pdf file, 142 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago

Statement by Pierre Moscovici, Minister for the Economy and Finance, France (pdf file, 184 kb)
On behalf of: France

IMFC Statement by Michael Noonan, Minister of Finance, EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (pdf file, 371 kb)

IMFC Statement by George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, H.M. Treasury, United Kingdom (pdf file, 486 kb)
On behalf of: United Kingdom

IMFC Statement by Luc Oyoubi, Minister of Economy, Employment and Sustainable Development, Ministere de l'Economie, de l'Emploi et du Developpement Durable, Gabon (pdf file, 340 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Burundi, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo
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Statement by Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (pdf file, 242 kb)

IMFC Statement by Olli Rehn, Vice-President, European Commission (EC) (pdf file, 197 kb)

IMFC Statement by Guy Ryder, Director General, International Labour Organization (pdf file, 362 kb)

IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Germany (pdf file, 131 kb)
On behalf of: Germany

IMFC Statement by Oswaldo Tapia S., Head, Energy Studies Department, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (pdf file, 128 kb)

IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance of Switzerland (pdf file, 172 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

IMFC Statement by ZHOU Xiaochuan, Governor, People's Bank of China (pdf file, 134 kb)
On behalf of: People's Republic of China