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Country representation and votes on IMF Executive Board

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International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
January 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.

(as of July 15, 2005)1

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 Klekens (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(0.45%)
111,696 votes(5.13%)
Jeroen Kremers (Netherlands)
Yuriy G. Yashuka (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, FYR of(0.04%)
Moldova(0.07%)
Netherlands(2.38%)
Romania(0.48%)
Ukraine(0.64%)
105,412 votes(4.84%)
Moisés J. 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(1.41%)
Venezuela, República
Bolivariana de(1.23%)
92,989 votes(4.27%)
Pier Carlo Padoan (Italy)
Miranda Xafa (Greece)
Albania(0.03%)
Greece(0.39%)
Italy(3.25%)
Malta(0.06%)
Portugal(0.41%)
San Marino(0.02%)
Timor-Leste(0.02%)
90,968 votes(4.18%)
Kevin G. Lynch (Canada)
Peter Charleton (Ireland)
Antigua and Barbuda(0.02%)
Bahamas, The(0.07%)
Barbados(0.04%)
Belize(0.02%)
Canada(2.94%)
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%)
Jon A. Solheim (Norway)
David Farelius (Sweden)
Denmark(0.77%)
Estonia(0.04%)
Finland(0.59%)
Iceland(0.07%)
Latvia(0.07%)
Lithuania(0.08%)
Norway(0.78%)
Sweden(1.11%)
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(0.03%)
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)
Oussama T. Kanaan (Jordan)
Bahrain(0.07%)
Egypt(0.45%)
Iraq(0.56%)
Jordan(0.09%)
Kuwait(0.65%)
Lebanon(0.10%)
Libya 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(0.69%)
Myanmar(0.13%)
Nepal(0.04%)
Singapore(0.41%)
Thailand(0.51%)
Tonga(0.01%)
Vietnam(0.16%)
69,019 votes(3.17%)
Peter J. 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
GE Huayong
China
63,942 votes(2.94%)
Fritz Zurbrúgg (Switzerland)
Andrzej Raczko (Poland)
Azerbaijan(0.09%)
Kyrgyz Republic(0.05%)
Poland(0.64%)
Serbia and Montenegro(0.23%)
Switzerland(1.60%)
Tajikistan(0.05%)
Turkmenistan(0.05%)
Uzbekistan(0.14%)
61,827 votes(2.84%)
Aleksei V. Mozhin
Andrei Lushin
Russian Federation
59,704 votes(2.74%)
Abbas Mirakhor
(Islamic Republic of Iran)
Mohammed Daïri (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.P. Misra (India)
Amal Uthum Herat (Sri Lanka)
Bangladesh(0.26%)
Bhutan(0.01%)
India(1.92%)
Sri Lanka(0.20%)
52,112 votes(2.39%)
Héctor R. Torres (Argentina)
Javier Silva-Ruete (Peru)
Argentina(0.98%)
Bolivia(0.09%)
Chile(0.40%)
Paraguay(0.06%)
Peru(0.30%)
Uruguay(0.15%)
43,395 votes(1.99%)
Damian Ondo Mañe
(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 the(0.26%)
Congo, Republic of(0.05%)
Côte 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%)
São Tomé and Príncipe(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.

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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