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Appendix VII. Executive Directors and Voting Power on April 30, 1999

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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 1999
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Casting

Votes of
Votes by

Country
Total

Votes1
Percent of

IMF Total2
Appointed
Karin LissakersUnited States371,743371,74317.53
Barry S. Newman
Yukio YoshimuraJapan133,378133,3786.29
Masahiko Takeda
Bernd EsdarGermany130,332130,3326.15
Wolf-Dieter Donecker
Jean-Claude MilleronFrance107,635107,6355.08
Ramon Fernandez
Stephen PickfordUnited Kingdom107,635107,6355.08
Stephen Collins
Elected
J. de Beaufort Wijnholds (Netherlands)Armenia1,170
Turiy G. Takusha (Ukraine)Bosnia and Herzegovina1,941
Bulgaria6,652
Croatia3,901
Cyprus1,646
Georgia1,753
Israel9,532
Macedonia, former

Yugoslav Republic of
939
Moldova1,482
Netherlands51,874
Romania10,552
Ukraine13,970105,4124.97
Willy Kiekens (Belgium)Austria18,973
Johann Prader (Austria)Belarus4,114
Belgium31,273
Czech Republic8,443
Hungary10,634
Kazakhstan3,907
Luxembourg1,605
Slovak Republic3,825
Slovenia2,567
Turkey9,89095,2314.49
Javier Guzmán-Calafell (Mexico)Costa Rica1,891
Herndn Oyarzabal (Venezuela)El Salvador1,963
Guatemala1,788
Honduras1,545
Mexico26,108
Nicaragua1,550
Spain30,739
Venezuela26,84192,4254.36
Riccardo Faini (Italy)Albania737
John Spraos (Greece)Greece8,480
Italy70,805
Malta1,270
Portugal8,924
San Marino35090,5664.27
Thomas A. Bernes (Canada)Antigua and Barbuda385
Peter Charleton (Ireland)Bahamas, The1,199
Barbados925
Belize438
Canada63,942
Dominica310
Grenada335
Ireland8,634
Jamaica2,985
St. Kitts and Nevis339
St. Lucia403
St. Vincent and the Grenadines31080,2053.78
Kai Aaen Hansen (Denmark)Denmark16,678
Olli-Pekka Lehmussaari (Finland)Estonia715
Finland12,888
Iceland1,426
Latvia1,518
Lithuania1,692
Norway16,967
Sweden24,20576,0893.59
Gregory F. Taylor (Australia)Australia32,614
Okyu Kwon (Korea)Kiribati306
Korea16,586
Marshall Islands275
Micronesia, Federated States of285
Mongolia761
New Zealand9,196
Palau281
Papua New Guinea1,566
Philippines9,049
Samoa366
Seychelles338
Solomon Islands354
Vanuatu42072,3973.41
Abdulrahman A. Al-Tuwaijri

(Saudi Arabia)
Saudi Arabia70,10570,1053.31
Sulaiman M. Al-Turki (Saudi Arabia)
Kleo-Thong Hetrakul (Thailand)Brunei Darussalam1,750
Cyrillus Harinowo (Indonesia)Cambodia1,125
Fiji953
Indonesia21,043
Lao People’s Democratic Republic641
Malaysia15,116
Myanmar2,834
Nepal963
Singapore8,875
Thailand11,069
Tonga319
Vietnam3,54168,2293.22
José Pedro de Morais, Jr. (Angola)Angola3,113
Cyrus Rustomjee (South Africa)Botswana880
Burundi1,020
Eritrea409
Ethiopia1,587
Elected (continued)Gambia, The561
Kenya2,964
Lesotho599
Liberia963
Malawi944
Mozambique1,386
Namibia1,246
Nigeria17,782
Sierra Leone1,287
South Africa18,935
Swaziland757
Tanzania2,239
Uganda2,055
Zambia5,141
Zimbabwe3,78467,6523.19
Aleksei V. Mozhin (Russia)Russia59,70459,7042.82
Andrei Lushin (Russia)
A. Shakour Shaalan (Egypt)Bahrain1,600
Abdelrazaq Faris Al-Faris

(United Arab Emirates)
Egypt9,687
Iraq5,290
Jordan1,955
Kuwait14,061
Lebanon1,710
Libya11,487
Maldives332
Oman2,190
Qatar2,155
Syrian Arab Republic3,186
United Arab Emirates4,171
Yemen, Republic of2,68560,5092.85
Roberto F. Cippa (Switzerland)Azerbaijan1,859
Wieslaw Szczuka (Poland)Kyrgyz Republic1,138
Poland13,940
Switzerland34,835
Tajikistan1,120
Turkmenistan730
Uzbekistan3,00656,6282.67
Murilo Portugal (Brazil)Brazil30,611
Olver L. Bernal (Colombia)Colombia7,990
Dominican Republic2,439
Ecuador3,273
Guyana1,159
Haiti857
Panama2,316
Suriname1,171
Trinidad and Tobago3,60653,4222.52
M. R. Sivaraman (India)Bangladesh5,583
A. G. Karunasena (Sri Lanka)Bhutan313
India41,832
Sri Lanka4,38452,1122.46
Abbas Mirakhor

(Islamic Republic of Iran)
Algeria12,797
Ghana3,940
Mohammed Dairi (Morocco)Iran, Islamic Republic of15,222
Morocco6,132
Pakistan10,587
Tunisia3,11551,7932.44
WEI Benhua (China)

ZHANG Fengming (China)
China47,12247,1222.22
Nicolas Eyzaguirre (Chile)Argentina21,421
A. Guillermo Zoccali (Argentina)Bolivia1,965
Chile8,811
Paraguay1,249
Peru6,634
Uruguay2,50342,5832.01
Alexandra Barro Chambrier (Gabon)Benin869
Damian Ondo Mane (Equatorial Guinea)Burkina Faso852
Cameroon2,107
Cape Verde346
Central African Republic807
Chad810
Comoros339
Congo, Republic of1,096
Côte d’lvoire3,502
Djibouti409
Equatorial Guinea576
Gabon1,793
Guinea1,321
Guinea Bissau392
Madagascar1,472
Mali1,183
Mauritania894
Mauritius1,266
Niger908
Rwanda1,051
Sao Tome and Principe324
Senegal1,868
Togo98425,1691.19
2,118,0763,499.905

Voting power varies on certain matters pertaining to the General Department with use of the IMF’s resources in that department.

Percentages of total votes (2,120,222) in the General Department and the SDR Department.

This total does not include the votes of the Islamic State of Afghanistan and Somalia, which did not participate in the 1998 Regular Election of Executive Directors. The total votes of these members is 2,146—0.10 percent of those in the General Department and SDR Department.

This total does not include the votes of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan, which were suspended effective June 2, 1994 and August 9, 1993, respectively, pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement.

This figure may differ from the sum of the percentages shown for individual Directors because of rounding.

Voting power varies on certain matters pertaining to the General Department with use of the IMF’s resources in that department.

Percentages of total votes (2,120,222) in the General Department and the SDR Department.

This total does not include the votes of the Islamic State of Afghanistan and Somalia, which did not participate in the 1998 Regular Election of Executive Directors. The total votes of these members is 2,146—0.10 percent of those in the General Department and SDR Department.

This total does not include the votes of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan, which were suspended effective June 2, 1994 and August 9, 1993, respectively, pursuant to Article XXVI, Section 2(b) of the Articles of Agreement.

This figure may differ from the sum of the percentages shown for individual Directors because of rounding.

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