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APPENDIX V. Executive Directors and voting power April 30, 2006

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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 2006
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Director

Alternate
Casting votes ofVotes by

country
Total

votes1
Percent of

IMF total2
Appointed
Nancy P. JacklinUnited States371,743371,74317.08
Meg Lundsager
Shigeo KashiwagiJapan133,378133,3786.13
Michio Kitahara
Karlheinz BischofbergerGermany130,332130,3325.99
Gert Meissner
Pierre DuquesneFrance107,635107,6354.95
Olivier Cuny
Tom ScholarUnited Kingdom107,635107,6354.95
Andrew Hauser
Elected
Willy KiekensAustria18,973
(Belgium)Belarus4,114
Johann PraderBelgium46,302
(Austria)Czech Republic8,443
Hungary10,634
Kazakhstan3,907
Luxembourg3,041
Slovak Republic3,825
Slovenia2,567
Turkey9,890111,6965.13
Jeroen KremersArmenia1,170
(Netherlands)Bosnia and Herzegovina1,941
Yuriy G. YakushaBulgaria6,652
(Ukraine)Croatia3,901
Cyprus1,646
Georgia1,753
Israel9,532
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of939
Moldova1,482
Netherlands51,874
Romania10,552
Ukraine13,970105,4124.84
Moisés SchwartzCosta Rica1,891
(Mexico)El Salvador1,963
Mary DagerGuatemala2,352
(Venezuela)Honduras1,545
Mexico26,108
Nicaragua1,550
Spain30,739
Venezuela, República Bolivariana de26,84192,9894.27
Arrigo SadunAlbania737
(Italy)Greece8,480
Miranda XafaItaly70,805
(Greece)Malta1,270
Portugal8,924
San Marino420
Timor-Leste33290,9684.18
Jonathan FriedAntigua and Barbuda385
(Canada)Bahamas, The1,553
Peter CharletonBarbados925
(Ireland)Belize438
Canada63,942
Dominica332
Grenada367
Ireland8,634
Jamaica2,985
St. Kitts and Nevis339
St. Lucia403
St. Vincent and the Grenadines33380,6363.71
Tuomas SaarenheimoDenmark16,678
(Finland)Estonia902
Jon Thorvardur SigurgeirssonFinland12,888
(Iceland)Iceland1,426
Latvia1,518
Lithuania1,692
Norway16,967
Sweden24,20576,2763.51
Jong Nam OhAustralia32,614
(Korea)Kiribati306
Richard MurrayKorea16,586
(Australia)Marshall Islands285
Micronesia, Federated States of301
Mongolia761
New Zealand9,196
Palau281
Papua New Guinea1,566
Philippines9,049
Samoa366
Seychelles338
Solomon Islands354
Vanuatu42072,4233.33
A. Shakour ShaalanBahrain1,600
(Egypt)Egypt9,687
Samir El-KhouriIraq12,134
(Lebanon)Jordan1,955
Kuwait14,061
Lebanon2,280
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya11,487
Maldives332
Oman2,190
Qatar2,888
Syrian Arab Republic3,186
United Arab Emirates6,367
Yemen, Republic of2,68570,8523.26
Sulaiman M. Al-TurkiSaudi Arabia70,10570,1053.22
(Saudi Arabia)
Abdallah S. Alazzaz
(Saudi Arabia)
Hooi Eng PhangBrunei Darussalam2,402
(Malaysia)Cambodia1,125
Made SukadaFiji953
(Indonesia)Indonesia21,043
Lao People’s Democratic
Republic779
Malaysia15,116
Myanmar2,834
Nepal963
Singapore8,875
Thailand11,069
Tonga319
Vietnam3,54169,0193.17
Peter J. NgumbulluAngola3,113
(Tanzania)Botswana880
Peter GakunuBurundi1,020
(Kenya)Eritrea409
Ethiopia1,587
Gambia, The561
Kenya2,964
Lesotho599
Malawi944
Mozambique1,386
Namibia1,615
Nigeria17,782
Sierra Leone1,287
South Africa18,935
Sudan1,947
Swaziland757
Tanzania2,239
Uganda2,055
Zambia5,14165,2213.00
WANG XiaoyiChina63,94263,9422.94
(China)
GE Huayong
(China)
Fritz ZurbrüggAzerbaijan1,859
(Switzerland)Kyrgyz Republic1,138
Andrzej RaczkoPoland13,940
(Poland)Serbia and Montenegro4,927
Switzerland34,835
Tajikistan1,120
Turkmenistan1,002
Uzbekistan3,00661,8272.84
Aleksei V. MozhinRussian Federation59,70459,7042.74
(Russian Federation)
Andrei Lushin
(Russian Federation)
Abbas MirakhorAfghanistan, Islamic Republic of1,869
(Islamic Republic of Iran)Algeria12,797
Mohammed DaïGhana3,940
(Morocco)Iran, Islamic Republic of15,222
Morocco6,132
Pakistan10,587
Tunisia3,11553,6622.47
Murllo PortugalBrazil30,611
(Brazil)Colombia7,990
Roberto SteinerDominican Republic2,439
(Colombia)Ecuador3,273
Guyana1,159
Haiti1,069
Panama2,316
Suriname1,171
Trinidad and Tobago3,60653,6342.46
B.P. MisraBangladesh5,583
(India)Bhutan313
Amal Uthum HeratIndia41,832
(Sri Lanka)Sri Lanka4,38452,1122.39
Héctor R. TorresArgentina21,421
(Argentina)Bolivia1,965
Javier Silva-RueteChile8,811
(Peru)Paraguay1,249
Peru6,634
Uruguay3,31543,3951.99
Damian Ondo MañeBenin869
(Equatorial Guinea)Burkina Faso852
Laurean W. RutayisireCameroon2,107
(Rwanda)Cape Verde346
Central African Republic807
Chad810
Comoros339
Congo, Democratic Republic of the5,580
Congo, Republic of1,096
Côte d’Ivoire3,502
Djibouti409
Equatorial Guinea576
Gabon1,793
Guinea1,321
Guinea-Bissau392
Madagascar1,472
Mali1,183
Mauritania894
Mauritius1,266
Niger908
Rwanda1,051
São Tomé and Príncipe324
Senegal1,868
Togo98430,7491.41
2,175,345 3,4,599.976

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 2,176,037 in the General Department and the Special Drawing Rights Department.

This total does not include the votes of Somalia, which did not participate in the 2004 Regular Election of Executive Directors. The total votes of this member are 692–0.03 percent of those in the General Department and 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.

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

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 2,176,037 in the General Department and the Special Drawing Rights Department.

This total does not include the votes of Somalia, which did not participate in the 2004 Regular Election of Executive Directors. The total votes of this member are 692–0.03 percent of those in the General Department and 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.

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

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