Morning Memo

  • Germany and other EU states appear willing to consider reduced representation on the IMF Board, but also want a reform package to include reducing the U.S.’ voting quota as well. The “gentlemen’s agreement” that the IMF is always a European (as the President of the World Bank is an American) also appears to be on the table.

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