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Country representation and votes on IMF Executive Board

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International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
August 2006
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The Executive Board comprises 24 Directors who represent individual countries or groups of countries. Each Director’s name appears in boldface, and the Alternate Director’s name appears in italics. The voting power of each country is shown in parentheses. For each constituency, total votes and voting power appear below the list of countries. Totals may not add because of rounding.

Country representation and votes on IMF Executive Board(as of June 16,2006)
Nancy P. Jacklin
Meg Lundsager
United States
371,743 votes(17.08%)
Shigeo Kashiwagi
Michio Kitahara
Japan
133,378 votes(6.13%)
Karlheinz Bischofberger
Gert Meissner
Germany
130,332 votes(5.99%)
PIERRE DUQUESNE
Olivier Cuny
France
107,635 votes(4.95%)
TOM SCHOLAR
Andrew Hauser
United Kingdom
107,635 votes(4.95%)
WILLY KIEKENS (BELGIUM)
Johann Prader (Austria)
Austria(0.87%)
Belarus(0.19%)
Belgium(2.13%)
Czech Republic(0.39%)
Hungary(0.49%)
Kazakhstan(0.18%)
Luxembourg(0.14%)
Slovak Republic(0.18%)
Slovenia(0.12%)
Turkey(0.46%)
111,696 votes(5.13%)
JEROEN KREMERS (NETHERLANDS)
Yuriy G. Yakusha (Ukraine)
Armenia(0.05%)
Bosnia and Herzegovina(0.09%)
Bulgaria(0.31%)
Croatia(0.18%)
Cyprus(0.08%)
Georgia(0.08%)
Israel(0.44%)
Macedonia, former Yugoslav
Republic of(0.04%)
Moldova(0.07%)
Netherlands(2.39%)
Romania(0.49%)
Ukraine(0.64%)
105,412 votes(4.84%)
Moises SCHWARTZ (MEXICO)
Mary Dager (Venezuela)
Costa Rica(0.09%)
El Salvador(0.09%)
Guatemala(0.11%)
Honduras(0.07%)
Mexico(1.20%)
Nicaragua(0.07%)
Spain(1.42%)
Venezuela, Republica
Bolivariana de(1.24%)
92,989 votes(4.27%)
ARRIGO SADUN (ITALY)
Miranda Xafa (Greece)
Albania(0.03%)
Greece(0.39%)
Italy(3.26%)
Malta(0.06%)
Portugal(0.41%)
San Marino(0.02%)
Timor-Leste(0.02%)
90,968 votes(4.18%)
JONATHAN FRIED (CANADA)
Peter Charleton (Ireland)
Antigua and Barbuda(0.02%)
Bahamas, The(0.07%)
Barbados(0.04%)
Belize(0.02%)
Canada(2.95%)
Dominica(0.02%)
Grenada(0.02%)
Ireland(0.40%)
Jamaica(0.14%)
St. Kitts and Nevis(0.02%)
St. Lucia(0,02%)
St. Vincent and the
Grenadines(0.02%)
80,636 votes(3.71%)
TUOMAS SAARENHEIMO (FINLAND)
Jon Thorvardur Sigurgeirsson(Iceland)
Denmark(0.77%)
Estonia(0.04%)
Finland(0.59%)
Iceland(0.07%)
Latvia(0.07%)
Lithuania(0.08%)
Norway(0.78%)
Sweden(1.12%)
76,276 votes(3.51%)
JONG NAM OH (KOREA)
Richard Murray (Australia)
Australia(1.50%)
Kiribati(0.01%)
Korea(0.76%)
Marshall Islands(0.01%)
Micronesia, Federated States of(0.01%)
Mongolia(0.04%)
New Zealand(0.42%)
Palau(0.01%)
Papua New Guinea(0.07%)
Philippines(0.42%)
Samoa(0.02%)
Seychelles(0.02%)
Solomon Islands(0.02%)
Vanuatu(0.02%)
72,423 votes(3.33%)
A. SHAKOUR SHAALAN (EGYPT)
Samir El-Khouri (Lebanon)
Bahrain(0.07%)
Egypt(0.45%)
Iraq(0.56%)
Jordan(0.09%)
Kuwait(0.65%)
Lebanon(0.11%)
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya(0.53%)
Maldives(0.02%)
Oman(0.10%)
Qatar(0.13%)
Syrian Arab Republic(0.15%)
United Arab Emirates(0.29%)
Yemen, Republic of(0.12%)
70,852 votes(3.26%)
SULAIMAN M. AL-TURKI
Abdallah S. Alazzaz
Saudi Arabia
70,105 votes(3.22%)
Hooi ENG PHANG (MALAYSIA)
Made Sukada (Indonesia)
Brunei Darussalam(0.11%)
Cambodia(0.05%)
Fiji(0.04%)
Indonesia(0.97%)
Lao People’s
Democratic Republic(0.04%)
Malaysia(0.70%)
Myanmar(0.13%)
Nepal(0.04%)
Singapore(0.41%)
Thailand(0.51%)
Tonga(0.01%)
Vietnam(0.16%)
69,019 votes(3.17%)
PETERJ. NGUMBULLU (TANZANIA)
Peter Gakunu (Kenya)
Angola(0.14%)
Botswana(0.04%)
Burundi(0.05%)
Eritrea(0.02%)
Ethiopia(0.07%)
Gambia, The(0.03%)
Kenya(0.14%)
Lesotho(0.03%)
Malawi(0.04%)
Mozambique(0.06%)
Namibia(0.07%)
Nigeria(0.82%)
Sierra Leone(0.06%)
South Africa(0.87%)
Sudan(0.09%)
Swaziland(0.03%)
Tanzania(0.10%)
Uganda(0.09%)
Zambia(0.24%)
65,221 votes(3.00%)
WANG XIAOYI
G.E. Huayong
China
63,942 votes(2.94%)
THOMAS MOSER (SWITZERLAND)
Andrzej Raczko (Poland)
Azerbaijan(0.09%)
Kyrgyz Republic(0.05%)
Poland(0.64%)
Serbia and Montenegro(0.23%)
Switzerland(1.61%)
Tajikistan(0.05%)
Turkmenistan(0.05%)
Uzbekistan(0.14%)
61,827 votes(2.84%)
ALEKSEIV. MOZHIN
Andrei Lushin
Russian Federation
59,704 votes(2.74%)
ABBAS MIRAKHOR
(ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN)
Mohammed Dairi (Morocco)
Afghanistan, Islamic
Republic of(0.09%)
Algeria(0.59%)
Ghana(0.18%)
Iran, Islamic
Republic of(0.70%)
Morocco(0.28%)
Pakistan(0.49%)
Tunisia(0.14%)
53,662 votes(2.47%)
EDUARDO LYO (BRAZIL)
Roberto Steiner (Colombia)
Brazil(1.41%)
Colombia(0.37%)
Dominican Republic(0.11%)
Ecuador(0.15%)
Guyana(0.05%)
Haiti(0.05%)
Panama(0.11%)
Suriname(0.05%)
Trinidad and Tobago(0.17%)
53,634 votes(2.46%)
B.E. MISRA (INDIA)
Amal Uthum Herat (Sri Lanka)
Bangladesh(0.26%)
Bhutan(0.01%)
India(1.93%)
Sri Lanka(0.20%)
52,112 voles(2.39%)
HECTORR. TORRES (ARGENTINA)
Javier Silva-Ruete (Peru)
Argentina(0.99%)
Bolivia(0.09%)
Chile(0.41%)
Paraguay(0.06%)
Peru(0.31%)
Uruguay(0.15%)
43,395 votes(1.99%)
DAMIAN ONDO MANE
(EQUATORIAL GUINEA)
Laurean W Rutayisire(Rwanda)
Benin(0.04%)
Burkina Faso(0.04%)
Cameroon(0.10%)
Cape Verde(0.02%)
Central African
Republic(0.04%)
Chad(0.04%)
Comoros(0.02%)
Congo, Democratic
Republic of(0.26%)
Congo, Republic of(0.05%)
Cote d’lvoire(0.16%)
Djibouti(0.02%)
Equatorial Guinea(0.03%)
Gabon(0.08%)
Guinea(0.06%)
Guinea-Bissau(0.02%)
Madagascar(0.07%)
Mali(0.05%)
Mauritania(0.04%)
Mauritius(0.06%)
Niger(0.04%)
Rwanda(0.05%)
Sao Tome and Principe(0.01%)
Senegal(0.09%)
Togo(0.05%)
30,749 votes(1.41%)
Does not include the votes of Liberia, Somalia, and Zimbabwe; their representation has been suspended because of protracted arrears to the IMF.

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