publication . Article . 1996

Canada and international financial institutions

Robert Lafrance; James Powell;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 1996 Journal: Bank of Canada Review, volume 1,996, issue Autumn, pages 37-61
International financial institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Bank for International Settlements, are important players in the global financial system. This article provides an overview of the major international financial institutions to which Canada belongs. The paper highlights their activities and the nature of Canada's involvement, including that of the Bank of Canada. Recent initiatives coming out of the Halifax and Lyon Summits to improve the effectiveness of international financial institutions are also noted.
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