IMF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
HISTORY OF IMF The idea of creatingIMF,wasplanedonJuly, 1944, at a conference of the UN celebrated in Bretton Wood. Whenthememberstates of 44 countriesstablish a cooperationsystemforavoidingviciousactions. Finallywasfoundedind 1945 and nowadaysisadministratedby 188 countries,almostallcountries of theworld. IMF Boards
IT´S GOALS - Impulse theinternationalmonetary cooperation -Facilatetheexpansion and the balance growing of the internationalcomerce -Impulse theexchangestability -Make a multilateral payment system -Make in disposition of themember Statesthathave balance payments difficultiestheinstitutionalresources
HOW THEY WORK The IMF's fundamental mission is to help ensure stability in the economic international system. It makes it in three ways: keeping track of the global economy and the economies of the member countries; lending to countries with balance of payments difficulties; and giving practical help to members.
THEIR ACTIONS -Ensure of stability of internationalmonetary system(international paymentsystem and the types and changesthat permitstothecountries impulse deasilings betweenthem). -Improvethelifelevel and red- ucethepoorness. -Thissystemisessencialfor impulse a balance economicgrowing.
FACTS ANDN FIGURES • 188 COUNTRIES • ManagingDirector: Christine Lagarde • FirstDeputyManaging Director and Acting IMF Managing Director David Lipton • DeputyManaging Director: NaoyukiShinohara • DeputyManaging Director: NematShafik • SpecialAdvisortotheManaging Director Zhu Min • EconomicCounsellor Olivier Blanchard * • FinancialAdvisor: José Viñals * • Chief, Department of AfricaAntoinetteSayehMonsio • Chief, Department of Asia and thePacific: Anoop Singh • Director, Department of Europe: Reza Moghadam • Director, Department of Communications: Gerard Rice
SOURCES • OFFICIAL PAGES OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND: • http://www.imf.org/external/about.htm • http://www.imf.org/external/spanish/ • GOOGLE IMAGIES AND BBC IMAGIES.