IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the Floating Office where a high-level dialogue on climate adaptation takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on September 6. Photo: AP
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the Floating Office where a high-level dialogue on climate adaptation takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on September 6. Photo: AP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Are IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva’s troubles the result of darker forces at work?

  • Bad luck seems to go with the job of heading the IMF, particularly when it comes to boosting the organisation’s reserve currency function
  • Polarisation of influence within the IMF can only get worse as the US and China vie for global influence

IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the Floating Office where a high-level dialogue on climate adaptation takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on September 6. Photo: AP
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the Floating Office where a high-level dialogue on climate adaptation takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on September 6. Photo: AP
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