Switzerland in the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

20.12.2017 - 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.  

In the aftermath of the financial and economic crisis, the IMF increased its resources. Switzerland participates with significant funds. In addition, the quota and governance reforms which entered into force in January 2016 give emerging market countries a greater say.

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Meetings

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Switzerland at IMF and World Bank 2018 Annual Meetings in Bali

10.10.2018 - 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

G20-Press release

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

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Switzerland attended IMF and World Bank 2018 Spring Meetings in Washington

23.04.2018 - 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 joint Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group in Washington from 20 to 22 April 2018.

FDF-Press release

IMF Communiqué

G20-Press release

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