International relations

The Banque de France is a participant in the major global forums for monetary and financial issues. It maintains high-level relationships in a variety of international bodies, to bring the positions of France and the Eurosystem to the negotiating table around financial and monetary issues. The Governor of the Banque de France participates in the main international meetings held under the purview of the IMF and in the international conferences of ministers and governors such as the G20 and the G7. The Governor of the Banque de France is called on to express his views on major IMF policy orientations, the evolution of the international monetary system and the international coordination of economic policies.