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Overcoming fragmenting geopolitics, OMFIF at the IMF

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Commentary: Overcoming fragmenting geopolitics

By Mark Sobel in Washington

The IMF’s expert staff, surveillance and technical assistance are important public goods, as is its machinery for international financial co-operation. Financial crises will remain endemic. In those moments, even the most reluctant shareholders will turn to the Fund to be the first respondent.

Out of self-interest they will ensure that the IMF has the resources to do its job. The Fund’s greatest challenges come foremost from a fragmenting geopolitical order amid a growing dispersion of global economic weight and power.

Read the full commentary on the website.


Meetings: OMFIF in Southeast Asia


8-11 October, Singapore, Bali and Bangkok

OMFIF and the OMFIF Foundation are organising a series of meetings in Southeast Asia during the week of the IMF-World Bank annual meetings. The meetings convene representatives of central banks, sovereign funds, pension funds and private market participants from across the world, including Veerathai Santiprabhob, governor of the Bank of Thailand, and Heenam Choi, CEO of the Korea Investment Corporation.

Click here for more information and to register your attendance for these meetings.

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