The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Members and Government

The IMF has been governed by the governors, who are usually their countries’ finance ministers or central bank directors. The executive board, consisting of 24 executive directors meet weekly for day-to-day business. The IMF has around 2700 employees from its member countries.

A pool of funds [US$692 billion] has been created by taking subscription from its members[ 189 countries] and as per the amount subscription, a particular member gets % of votes. The USA contributes around 17 %, therefore it has 17% votes.

 The IMF has an  Administrative Tribunal (“IMFAT” or “Tribunal” activated on October 15, 1992) which serves as an independent judicial forum for the resolution of employment disputes arising between the International Monetary Fund (“IMF” or “Fund”) and its staff members.

Purpose of IMF:  Regulation and control of the international financial system

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OFFICE :

Headquarters 1 (HQ1):
International Monetary Fund, 700 19th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20431

Headquarters 2 (HQ2):
International Monetary Fund, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20431

Telephone Operator: + 1 (202) 623-7000 · Fax: + 1 (202) 623-4661

SWIFT: IMFDUS3WXXX

Business Hours

Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (ET).
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: closed.

IMF EXTERNAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Media Relations
E-mail: publicaffairs@imf.org

E-mail: media@imf.org
Fax: 202-623-6220 Phone: 202-623-7100

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  1. Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Angola
  5. Anguilla, Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
  6. Antigua and Barbuda
  7. Argentina
  8. Armenia, Republic of
  9. Aruba, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  10. Australia
  11. Austria
  12. Azerbaijan, Republic of
  13. Bahamas, The
  14. Bahrain, Kingdom of
  15. Bangladesh
  16. Barbados
  17. Belarus, Republic of
  18. Belgium
  19. Belize
  20. Benin
  21. Bhutan
  22. Bolivia
  23. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  24. Botswana
  25. Brazil
  26. Brunei Darussalam
  27. Bulgaria
  28. Burkina Faso
  29. Burundi
  30. Cabo Verde
  31. Cambodia
  32. Cameroon
  33. Canada
  34. Central African Republic
  35. Chad
  36. Chile
  37. China, People’s Republic of
  38. Colombia
  39. Comoros, Union of the
  40. Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  41. Congo, Republic of
  42. Costa Rica
  43. Côte d’Ivoire
  44. Croatia, Republic of
  45. Curaçao, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  46. Cyprus
  47. Czech Republic
  48. Denmark
  49. Djibouti
  50. Dominica
  51. Dominican Republic
  52. Ecuador
  53. Egypt, Arab Republic of
  54. El Salvador
  55. Equatorial Guinea, Republic of
  56. Eritrea, The State of
  57. Estonia, Republic of
  58. Eswatini, Kingdom of
  59. Ethiopia, The Federal Democratic Republic of
  60. Fiji
  61. Finland
  62. France
  63. Gabon
  64. Gambia, The
  65. Georgia
  66. Germany
  67. Ghana
  68. Greece
  69. Grenada
  70. Guatemala
  71. Guinea
  72. Guinea-Bissau
  73. Guyana
  74. Haiti
  75. Honduras
  76. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China
  77. Hungary
  78. Iceland
  79. India
  80. Indonesia
  81. Iran, Islamic Republic of
  82. Iraq
  83. Ireland
  84. Israel
  85. Italy
  86. Jamaica
  87. Japan
  88. Jordan
  89. Kazakhstan, Republic of
  90. Kenya
  91. Kiribati
  92. Korea, Republic of
  93. Kosovo
  94. Kuwait
  95. Kyrgyz Republic
  96. Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  97. Latvia, Republic of
  98. Lebanon
  99. Lesotho
  100. Liberia
  101. Libya
  102. Lithuania, Republic of
  103. Luxembourg
  104. Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
  105. Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of
  106. Madagascar, Republic of
  107. Malawi
  108. Malaysia
  109. Maldives
  110. Mali
  111. Malta
  112. Marshall Islands, Republic of the
  113. Mauritania, Islamic Republic of
  114. Mauritius
  115. Mexico
  116. Micronesia, Federated States of
  117. Moldova, Republic of
  118. Mongolia
  119. Montenegro
  120. Montserrat, Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
  121. Morocco
  122. Mozambique, Republic of
  123. Myanmar
  124. Namibia
  125. Nauru
  126. Nepal
  127. Netherlands Antilles, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  128. Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  129. New Zealand
  130. Nicaragua
  131. Niger
  132. Nigeria
  133. Norway
  134. Oman
  135. Pakistan
  136. Palau, Republic of
  137. Panama
  138. Papua New Guinea
  139. Paraguay
  140. Peru
  141. Philippines
  142. Poland, Republic of
  143. Portugal
  144. Qatar
  145. Romania
  146. Russian Federation
  147. Rwanda
  148. Samoa
  149. San Marino, Republic of
  150. São Tomé and Príncipe, Democratic Republic of
  151. Saudi Arabia
  152. Senegal
  153. Serbia, Republic of
  154. Seychelles
  155. Sierra Leone
  156. Singapore
  157. Sint Maarten, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  158. Slovak Republic
  159. Slovenia, Republic of
  160. Solomon Islands
  161. Somalia
  162. South Africa
  163. South Sudan, Republic of
  164. Spain
  165. Sri Lanka
  166. Kitts and Nevis
  167. Lucia
  168. Vincent and the Grenadines
  169. Sudan
  170. Suriname
  171. Sweden
  172. Switzerland
  173. Syrian Arab Republic
  174. Tajikistan, Republic of
  175. Tanzania
  176. Thailand
  177. Timor-Leste, Democratic Republic of
  178. Togo
  179. Tonga
  180. Trinidad and Tobago
  181. Tunisia
  182. Turkey
  183. Turkmenistan
  184. Tuvalu
  185. Uganda
  186. Ukraine
  187. United Arab Emirates
  188. United Kingdom
  189. United States
  190. Uruguay
  191. Uzbekistan, Republic of
  192. Vanuatu
  193. Venezuela, República Bolivariana de
  194. Vietnam
  195. Yemen, Republic of
  196. Zambia
  197. Zimbabwe

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