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APPENDIX

Author(s):
Parmeshwar Ramlogan, and Bernhard Fritz-Krockow
Published Date:
April 2007
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Appendix1. Quotas and Voting Power

As of January 18, 2007

CountriesQuotas (Millions of SDRs)Percent of Fund Total1Number of Votes4Percent of Fund Total5
Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of161.90.0718690.08
Albania48.70.027370.03
Algeria1,254.70.5812,7970.58
Angola286.30.133,1130.14
Antigua and Barbuda13.50.013850.02
Argentina2,117.10.9821,4210.97
Armenia92.00.041,1700.05
Australia3,236.41.4932,6141.48
Austria1,872.30.8618,9730.86
Azerbaijan160.90.071,8590.08
Bahamas, The130.30.061,5530.07
Bahrain135.00.061,6000.07
Bangladesh533.30.255,5830.25
Barbados67.50.039250.04
Belarus386.40.184,1140.19
Belgium4,605.22.1246,3022.10
Belize18.80.014380.02
Benin61.90.038690.04
Bhutan6.30.003130.01
Bolivia171.50.081,9650.09
Bosnia and Herzegovina169.10.081,9410.09
Botswana63.00.038800.04
Brazil3,036.11.4030,6111.39
Brunei Darussalam215.20.102,4020.11
Bulgaria640.20.306,6520.30
Burkina Faso60.20.038520.04
Burundi77.00.041,0200.05
Cambodia87.50.041,1250.05
Cameroon185.70.092,1070.10
Canada6,369.22.9463,9422.89
Cape Verde9.60.003460.02
Central African Republic55.70.038070.04
Chad56.00.038100.04
Chile856.10.398,8110.40
China8,090.13.7381,1513.67
Colombia774.00.367,9900.36
Comoros8.90.003390.02
Congo, Democratic Republic of533.00.255,5800.25
Congo, Republic of84.60.041,0960.05
Costa Rica164.10.081,8910.09
Côte d’Ivoire325.20.153,5020.16
Croatia365.10.173,9010.18
Cyprus139.60.061,6460.07
Czech Republic819.30.388,4430.38
Denmark1,642.80.7616,6780.76
Djibouti15.90.014090.02
Dominica8.20.003320.02
Dominican Republic218.90.102,4390.11
Ecuador302.30.143,2730.15
Egypt943.70.449,6870.44
El Salvador171.30.081,9630.09
Equatorial Guinea32.60.025760.03
Eritrea15.90.014090.02
Estonia65.20.039020.04
Ethiopia133.70.061,5870.07
Fiji70.30.039530.04
Finland1,263.80.5812,8880.58
France10,738.54.95107,6354.87
Gabon154.30.071,7930.08
Gambia, The31.10.015610.03
Georgia150.30.071,7530.08
Germany13,008.26.00130,3325.90
Ghana369.00.173,9400.18
Greece823.00.388,4800.38
Grenada11.70.013670.02
Guatemala210.20.102,3520.11
Guinea107.10.051,3210.06
Guinea-Bissau14.20.013920.02
Guyana90.90.041,1590.05
Haiti81.90.041,0690.05
Honduras129.50.061,5450.07
Hungary1,038.40.4810,6340.48
Iceland117.60.051,4260.06
India4,158.21.9241,8321.89
Indonesia2,079.30.9621,0430.95
Iran, Islamic Republic of1,497.20.6915,2220.69
Iraq1,188.40.5512,1340.55
Ireland838.40.398,6340.39
Israel928.20.439,5320.43
Italy7,055.53.2670,8053.21
Jamaica273.50.132,9850.14
Japan13,312.86.14133,3786.04
Jordan170.50.081,9550.09
Kazakhstan365.70.173,9070.18
Kenya271.40.132,9640.13
Kiribati5.60.003060.01
Korea2,927.31.3529,5231.34
Kuwait1,381.10.6414,0610.64
Kyrgyz Republic88.80.041,1380.05
Lao People’s Democratic Republic52.90.027790.04
Latvia126.80.061,5180.07
Lebanon203.00.092,2800.10
Lesotho34.90.025990.03
Liberia271.30.03-0.00
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya1,123.70.5211,4870.52
Lithuania144.20.071,6920.08
Luxembourg279.10.133,0410.14
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of68.90.039390.04
Madagascar122.20.061,4720.07
Malawi69.40.039440.04
Malaysia1,486.60.6915,1160.68
Maldives8.20.003320.02
Mali93.30.041,1830.05
Malta102.00.051,2700.06
Marshall Islands3.50.002850.01
Mauritania64.40.038940.04
Mauritius101.60.051,2660.06
Mexico2,585.81.1926,1081.18
Micronesia, Federated States of5.10.003010.01
Moldova123.20.061,4820.07
Mongolia51.10.027610.03
Montenegro27.50.015250.02
Morocco588.20.276,1320.28
Mozambique113.60.051,3860.06
Myanmar258.40.122,8340.13
Namibia136.50.061,6150.07
Nepal71.30.039630.04
Netherlands5,162.42.3851,8742.35
New Zealand894.60.419,1960.42
Nicaragua130.00.061,5500.07
Niger65.80.039080.04
Nigeria1,753.20.8117,7820.80
Norway1,671.70.7716,9670.77
Oman194.00.092,1900.10
Pakistan1,033.70.4810,5870.48
Palau3.10.002810.01
Panama206.60.102,3160.10
Papua New Guinea131.60.061,5660.07
Paraguay99.90.051,2490.06
Peru638.40.296,6340.30
Philippines879.90.419,0490.41
Poland1,369.00.6313,9400.63
Portugal867.40.408,9240.40
Qatar263.80.122,8880.13
Romania1,030.20.4810,5520.48
Russia5,945.42.7459,7042.70
Rwanda80.10.041,0510.05
Samoa11.60.013660.02
San Marino17.00.014200.02
São Tomé and Príncipe7.40.003240.01
Saudi Arabia6,985.53.2270,1053.17
Senegal161.80.071,8680.08
Serbia, Republic of467.70.224,9270.22
Seychelles8.80.003380.02
Sierra Leone103.70.051,2870.06
Singapore862.50.408,8750.40
Slovak Republic357.50.163,8250.17
Slovenia231.70.112,5670.12
Solomon Islands10.40.003540.02
Somalia44.20.026920.03
South Africa1,868.50.8618,9350.86
Spain3,048.91.4130,7391.39
Sri Lanka413.40.194,3840.20
St. Kitts and Nevis8.90.003390.02
St. Lucia15.30.014030.02
St. Vincent and the Grenadines8.30.003330.02
Sudan169.70.081,9470.09
Suriname92.10.041,1710.05
Swaziland50.70.027570.03
Sweden2,395.51.1124,2051.10
Switzerland3,458.51.6034,8351.58
Syrian Arab Republic293.60.143,1860.14
Tajikistan87.00.041,1200.05
Tanzania198.90.092,2390.10
Thailand1,081.90.5011,0690.50
Timor-Leste8.20.003320.02
Togo73.40.039840.04
Tonga6.90.003190.01
Trinidad and Tobago335.60.153,6060.16
Tunisia286.50.133,1150.14
Turkey1,191.30.5512,1630.55
Turkmenistan75.20.031,0020.05
Uganda180.50.082,0550.09
Ukraine1,372.00.6313,9700.63
United Arab Emirates611.70.286,3670.29
United Kingdom10,738.54.95107,6354.87
United States37,149.317.14371,74316.83
Uruguay306.50.143,3150.15
Uzbekistan275.60.133,0060.14
Vanuatu17.00.014200.02
Venezuela, República Bolivariana de2,659.11.2326,8411.22
Vietnam329.10.153,5410.16
Yemen, Republic of243.50.112,6850.12
Zambia489.10.235,1410.23
Zimbabwe3353.40.16-0.00
TOTAL OF FUND QUOTAS AND VOTES6216,747.8100.002,208,981100.00
Notes: On September 18, 2006, the Board of Governors adopted Resolution No. 61-5 approving, among other things, an increase in the quotas of China, Korea, Mexico and Turkey, and establishing a thirty-day period after the date of the Resolution, ending on October 18, 2006, for these members to consent in writing to, and pay for, the increase. For Mexico, the period for consent and payment of the quota increases provided for under paragraph 1 of Board of Governors’ Resolution No. 61-5, effective September 18, 2006, is extended until March 31, 2007 (Decision No. 13844-(06/107)). Depending on the outcome of this process, Mexico’s quota and vote will remain as detailed in the table above or increased to SDR 3,152.8 million and 31,778 respectively.

At the present time all 185 members are participants in the Special Drawing Rights Department.

Liberia’s voting rights were suspended effective March 5, 2003 pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement.

Zimbabwe’s voting rights were suspended effective June 6, 2003 pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement.

Voting power varies on certain matters pertaining to the General Department with use of the Fund’s resources in that Department.

Percentages of total votes, 2,208,981 in the General Department and the Special Drawing Rights Department.

This figure may differ from the sum of the percentages shown for individual countries because of rounding.

Notes: On September 18, 2006, the Board of Governors adopted Resolution No. 61-5 approving, among other things, an increase in the quotas of China, Korea, Mexico and Turkey, and establishing a thirty-day period after the date of the Resolution, ending on October 18, 2006, for these members to consent in writing to, and pay for, the increase. For Mexico, the period for consent and payment of the quota increases provided for under paragraph 1 of Board of Governors’ Resolution No. 61-5, effective September 18, 2006, is extended until March 31, 2007 (Decision No. 13844-(06/107)). Depending on the outcome of this process, Mexico’s quota and vote will remain as detailed in the table above or increased to SDR 3,152.8 million and 31,778 respectively.

At the present time all 185 members are participants in the Special Drawing Rights Department.

Liberia’s voting rights were suspended effective March 5, 2003 pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement.

Zimbabwe’s voting rights were suspended effective June 6, 2003 pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement.

Voting power varies on certain matters pertaining to the General Department with use of the Fund’s resources in that Department.

Percentages of total votes, 2,208,981 in the General Department and the Special Drawing Rights Department.

This figure may differ from the sum of the percentages shown for individual countries because of rounding.

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