Switzerland in the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

IMF-Governors

Switzerland at IMF and World Bank 2019 Annual Meetings and G20 Finance Ministers Meeting in Washington

President Ueli Maurer as Head of the Swiss delegation, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, attended the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington from 18 to 19 October 2019. Important bilateral talks also took place. President Ueli Maurer and SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan attended a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in the run-up to the Annual Meetings.


22.01.2019 - Switzerland has been a member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1992. The organisation contributes to the stability of the international financial and monetary system. Since joining, Switzerland has led a constituency made up of various countries.  

Following the economic and financial crisis, the IMF strengthened its economic advisory and supervisory instruments and increased its financial resources. Switzerland provides significant support for the IMF's activities and resources, thereby contributing to the development of favourable framework conditions in the 189 member countries and helping to ensure the stability of the international monetary and financial system.

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Meetings

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Switzerland participated in the IMF and World Bank 2019 Spring Meetings in Washington.

President Ueli Maurer, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, attended the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington from 12 to 13 April 2019.

IMFC-Communiqué

President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer - IMF Statement 2019 (PDF, 195 kB, 11.04.2019)

FDF-Press Release

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Switzerland at IMF and World Bank 2018 Annual Meetings in Bali

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer as Head of the Swiss delegation, Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann and Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank, attended the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Bali from 12 to 13 October 2018.

FDF-Press release

IMF-Communiqué

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer - IMF Statement 2018-Bali (PDF, 78 kB, 13.10.2018)

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