Established at the end of World War II to restore economic stability, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) promotes financial cooperation and growth among its 185 member countries. To cope with increasing challenges of the global economy, the IMF has promoted greater transparency of financial markets and pursued governance reform within the organization.
Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon - Chinese banknotes are seen at a vendor's cash box at a market in Beijing February 14, 2014.
The Chinese renminbi is ready to take its place on the global stage
June 16, 2015, Eswar Prasad
Eswar Prasad discusses the Chinese renminbi's rise on the global stage and argues that it a constructive force for change in China and the international monetary system.
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