27 April 2010

Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund, 23-26 April 2010

A meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monetary and Financial Committee was held on 24 April 2010. Már Guðmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland and Iceland’s representative to the Board of Governors of the IMF, attended the meeting. The Nordic-Baltic Constituency’s representative to the IMF Monetary and Financial Committee was Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen. The Nordic-Baltic Constituency’s statement is published in its entirety on the websites of the Central Bank of Iceland and the International Monetary Fund. It can be found here:
Statement on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden

In connection with the spring meetings of the IMF Monetary and Finance Committee, a joint conference on the emerging framework for financial regulation and monetary policy was held by the Bank for International Settlements and the IMF. Central Bank of Iceland Governor Már Guðmundsson gave a speech at the conference, entitled “The fault-lines in cross-border banking: lessons from the Iceland case.” The document accompanying the speech can be found at the following link:
Document accompanying the Governor's speech.ppt

Other materials related to the spring meetings of the Monetary and Financial Committee can be found on the IMF website: www.imf.org.