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, 129.88 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 Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Japan (pdf file, 267.55 kb)
On behalf of: Japan

IMFC Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Sweden (pdf file, 156.86 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, 213.76 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, 331.81 kb)

IMFC Statement by Maria Fekter, Minister of Finance, Austria (pdf file, 113.68 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Republic of Kosovo

IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance,Department of Finance, Canada (pdf file, 374.45 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, 164.75 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, Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-The Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine

IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, National Treasury, South Africa (pdf file, 288.03 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, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Eswatini, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

IMFC Statement by Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy, April 20, 2013 (pdf file, 226.32 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, 159.75 kb)

IMFC Statement by Oh-Seok Hyun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea (pdf file, 169.67 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, 149.35 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, 269.84 kb)

IMFC Statement by Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, Department of the Treasury, United States (pdf file, 130.76 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, 261.22 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

IMFC Statement Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Brazil (pdf file, 142.41 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, 184.32 kb)
On behalf of: France

IMFC Statement by Michael Noonan, Minister of Finance, EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (pdf file, 370.67 kb)

IMFC Statement by George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, H.M. Treasury, United Kingdom (pdf file, 486.29 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, 340.28 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

Statement by Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (pdf file, 242.05 kb)

IMFC Statement by Olli Rehn, Vice-President, European Commission (EC) (pdf file, 196.91 kb)

IMFC Statement by Guy Ryder, Director General, International Labour Organization (pdf file, 362.22 kb)

IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Germany (pdf file, 130.69 kb)
On behalf of: Germany

IMFC Statement by Oswaldo Tapia S., Head, Energy Studies Department, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (pdf file, 128.41 kb)

IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance of Switzerland (pdf file, 172.04 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, 134.33 kb)
On behalf of: People's Republic of China