Conseil matrimonial pour le G20 et le FMI

BERKELEY – La relation entre le Fonds Monétaire International et le G20 est symbiotique mais conflictuelle. Tout comme un couple marié de longue date qui a pris l’habitude de se chamailler et de se disputer, ces deux là ne parviennent ni à vivre ensemble, ni séparés.

La question de savoir quoi faire de cette relation devient imminente à l’approche du Sommet du G20 organisé par la Corée du sud en novembre prochain. Depuis la crise de 1997-1998, les gouvernements asiatiques ont pris leur distance vis-à-vis du FMI.

Il est donc admirable que le gouvernement sud-coréen ait pris l’initiative des discussions concernant la réforme du mandat du FMI. Il a été très actif dans le cadre des réflexions menées sur la conception de nouvelles facilités de prêt.

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