Kristalina Georgieva is re-elected as managing director of the International Monetary Fund – El Sol de México

Washington.- The economist Kristalina Georgieva She was unanimously re-elected this Friday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a second term, as indicated by the organization in a statement.

The fund’s executive board made the decision to renew the “agile and strong” Georgieva leadershipof Bulgarian origin, for a period of five years, the writing highlighted.

The economist “led the unprecedented response” of the IMF to “a series of major global crises,” the statement said, adding that the IMF board “welcomes her continued emphasis” on “macroeconomic and financial stability.”

Georgieva, 70, was the only candidate to run for the position of managing director of the Fund, a position he assumed in October 2019.

In response to her reelection, the Bulgarian said she felt “grateful.”

We are and will continue to be a conduit for good policy to our members and will continue to strive to be a more effective, incisive and welcoming place for countries to come together to address global challenges. he wrote in a statement.

Between Monday and Friday of next week, the spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank (WB), which will be attended by central bank leaders, finance ministers, members of the private sector, academics and representatives of civil society to analyze the global economic situation.

Under a decades-long tacit agreement between Europe and the United States, It is established that the International Monetary Fund is directed by a European, while the World Bank by an American.

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Currently, the head of the WB is the Indian-American Ajay Banga, in whom the Joe Biden Administration has placed its hopes to build bridges with the countries of the so-called Global South.

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