Statements Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting - April 18, 2015

Last Updated: April 22, 2015
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IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates (pdf file, 216.03 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 Honorable Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Japan (pdf file, 175.73 kb)
On behalf of: Japan

IMFC Statement by Ali Babacan, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs, Turkey (pdf file, 317.68 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 Mark Carney, Chairman, Financial Stability Board (pdf file, 207.86 kb)

IMFC Statement by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the United Nations Development Group (pdf file, 309.16 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank (pdf file, 152.29 kb)

IMFC Statement by H.E. Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary-General, The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) (pdf file, 153.60 kb)

IMFC Statement by Luis de Guindos, Minister of Finance, Spain (pdf file, 152.98 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Colombia, Costa Rica, Spain, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, República Bolivariana de Venezuela

IMFC Statement by Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (pdf file, 380.15 kb)

IMFC Statement by Joe Hockey, Treasurer, Australia (pdf file, 251.73 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 Régis Immongault Tatagani, Minister of Economy, Investments, Promotion and Prospective, Gabon (pdf file, 303.59 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, 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 Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, India (pdf file, 309.62 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka

IMFC Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (pdf file, 245.46 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria (pdf file, 248.57 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia

IMFC Statement by Joaquim Levy, Minister of Finance, Brazil (pdf file, 211.68 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

IMFC Statement by Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America (pdf file, 148.81 kb)
On behalf of: United States

IMFC Statement by Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner, European Commission (pdf file, 226.84 kb)

IMFC Statement by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Nigeria (pdf file, 130.21 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, Somalia, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Eswatini, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

IMFC Statement by Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, Canada (pdf file, 158.90 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 George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, H.M. Treasury, United Kingdom (pdf file, 212.83 kb)
On behalf of: United Kingdom

IMFC Statement by Pier Carlo Padoan, Minister of Economy, Italy (pdf file, 223.48 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino

IMFC Statement by Janis Reirs, Chairman, EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (pdf file, 349.78 kb)

IMFC Statement by Mr. Janis Reirs, Minister of Finance, Latvia (pdf file, 277.38 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 Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (pdf file, 348.74 kb)

IMFC Statement by Michel Sapin, Minister of Finance and Public Accounts, France (pdf file, 284.91 kb)
On behalf of: France

IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Germany (pdf file, 213.71 kb)
On behalf of: Germany

IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Singapore (pdf file, 236.56 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Brunei Darussalam, Republic of Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam

MFC Statement by Johan Van Overtveldt Minister of Finance, Belgium (pdf file, 481.42 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 Rodrigo Vergara, President, Central Bank of Chile (pdf file, 470.91 kb)
On behalf of the constituency consisting of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head of the Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland (pdf file, 216.81 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 Yi Xioazhun, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO) (pdf file, 165.22 kb)

IMFC Statement by ZHOU Xiaochuan, Governor, People’s Bank of China (pdf file, 334.47 kb)
On behalf of: People's Republic of China