• Short Summary

    About 60 delegates from 22 French-speaking African countries are taking part in a seminar on financial statistics which opened in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Monday (19 January).

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    About 60 delegates from 22 French-speaking African countries are taking part in a seminar on financial statistics which opened in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Monday (19 January).

    The seminar is organised by the Ivorian Government and International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) and will last until Friday (23 January).

    It has been set up to discuss statistical and financial administration problems in the countries concerned and is under the chairmanship of the Ivory Coast Finance Minister, Monsieur Abdoulaye Kone.

    Monsieur Mamoudou Toure, Director of the African Department of the International Monetary Fund, is also attending the seminar, which will examine the ideas presented in the I.M.F.'s work study on the statistics of public finance.

    Representatives from various other financial organisations were also present, including the World Bank, the African Development Bank, The Central Bank of West African States and OCAM - the African and Mauritian Community Organisation.

    SYNOPSIS: The Hotel Ivoire in Abidjan, Ivory Coast -- where the International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) seminar on financial statistics opened on Monday. About sixty delegates from twenty-two French-speaking African countries were present -- the seminar is organised jointly by the Ivorian Government and the I.M.F.

    It has been set up to discuss statistical and financial administration problems in the countries concerned and will last until Friday. The seminar is under the chairmanship of Monsieur Abdoulaye Kone, the Ivory Coast Finance Minister, who spoke to the delegates on Monday.

    The delegates -- who also include representatives of various financial organisation like the World Bank and the African Development Bank - will examine the ideas presented in the I.M.F.'s work study on the statistics of public finance. Monsieur Mamoudou Toure, Director of the African Department of the I.M.F. is also attending the seminar.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB92AZ8ZQFLW5FFLLUQ2EAG8KZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB92AZ8ZQFLW5FFLLUQ2EAG8KZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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