Horst Koehler

Horst Koehler

A German economist, banker and politician. He served in the Finance Ministry and as president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. From 2000 to 2004, he was chief at the International Monetary Fund and from 2004 to 2010 he was President of Germany. He was born in 1943.
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The minister said he will convey Japan's stance when he meets IMF Managing Director Horst Koehler in the Unites States next week.
Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke has been named as a likely IMF head but has been reported that the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Horst Koehler, had talked by phone with Schroeder about becoming the EU's candidate.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Horst Koehler has named Anne Krueger, a Stanford University economist, as the next first deputy managing director, the IMF said Thursday.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Horst Koehler urged Japan on Tuesday to strengthen its financial system to contribute to the stability of the international financial system, Japanese officials said.
Klar and Hogefeld applied to German president Horst Koehler last year for a pardon, but their pleas were rejected.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Horst Koehler on Wednesday threw his weight behind Japan's plan to review the use of special revenues for building roads and other specific purposes, Japanese officials said.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Horst Koehler said Wednesday Japan needs to put top priority on the disposal of Japanese banks' bad loans in order to achieve a viable economic recovery.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Horst Koehler told Finance Minister Kiichi Miyazawa Friday that there is no need to worry about the outlook of the Japanese economy, although Japan will feel pains as its labor market goes through a transitional period.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Horst Koehler on Monday urged Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to implement drastic structural reform in line with his pledge.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Horst Koehler on Monday said Japan should keep its zero interest rate policy intact for the time being.
Japan has a particular responsibility to do its job to bring the country back to growth,'' IMF Managing Director Horst Koehler told a news conference after the meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC).
Japan is ready to support Europe's new candidate Horst Koehler for chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) once the United States accepts him, Finance Minister Kiichi Miyazawa said Tuesday.