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ABOUT AGUSTIN CARSTENS

Biographical Note: Banxico.org.mx

Profile: International Monetary Fund

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SELECTED RECENT PRESS

Charlie Rose: The Global Economy with Christine Lagarde, Agustín Carstens, Christina Roemer, Duvvuri Subbarao, and Anders Borg
(Television interview, panel discussion) April 20, 2012

The Rise of Mexico's Middle Class
By Mary Anastasia O'Grady, Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2012

Carstens Says IMF Funds Can't Replace EU Actions (video)
Bloomberg, January 28, 2012

Agustín Carstens Looks to Keep Mexico on Steady Path to Growth
By Silvia Pavoni, The Banker, January 6, 2012

Carstens to Europe: Get On With It
By Stefan Wagstyl, Financial Times (beyondbrics), September 13, 2011

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CONTACT

Office of the Governor, Banco de México

Banco de México webpage www.banxico.org.mx

Banco de México on Twitter @banxico

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Statement by Agustín Carstens, Governor of Banco de México, to the IMF Executive Board
June 21, 2011

Statement by Agustín Carstens, Governor of Banco de México, to IMF Governors and Executive Directors
May 23, 2011

Emerging Markets Are Ready to Lead
By Agustín Carstens, Financial Times, May 31, 2011

Building a New International Financial Framework
Presentation by Agustín Carstens
Aspen Institute, Spain, May 30, 2011

Towards a Stronger, More Effective IMF
Presentation by Agustín Carstens
Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC, June 13, 201
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MORE SELECTED RECENT PRESS

Let's Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk at the IMF
By Arturo Sarukhan, Huffington Post, June 27, 2011

Joint Statement by Australia and Canada in Support of Agustín Carstens for Managing Director of the IMF
June 24, 2011

Carstens Urges IMF to End Wealthy Bias
By Alan Beattie, Financial Times, June 21, 2011

Europe's IMF Game: Playing Uncle Sam for Sucker
John Bolton, New York Post, June 20, 2011

Saving the IMF for the World

Financial Times, June 19, 2011

After the Scandal, More of the Same at the IMF
By Kenneth S. Rogoff, New York Times, June 15, 2011

Latin America's Candidate to Head IMF Speaks Out
By Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald, June 15, 2011

Carstens Better as New IMF Boss Says Charles Adams
(video) BBC Business News, June 14, 2011

Analysis: Lagarde Dominates IMF Race But Not a "Birthright"
By Lesley Wroughton, Reuters, June 13, 2011

Agustín Carstens: A Battle Based on Principles to Change the Status Quo at IMF
By Elizabeth Roche and Asit Ranjan Mishra, Wall Street Journal, Junr 12, 2011

Carstens Plays "Economist" Card in IMF leadership Race
By James Lamont, Financial Times, June 12, 2011

"San Agustín" Tries to Settle the IMF's 65-0 Score
By David Luhnow, Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2011

Q & A: Agustín Carstens, Governor, Bank of Mexico
"It is time to fight Europeans for this position"
By Karan Thapar, Business Standard, (India) June 11, 2011

Carstens in India: A Winner?
By James Lamont, Financial Times, June 10, 2011

Agustín Carstens Seeks a Break from Tradition
Video interview, Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2011

IMF Candidate Says 'Very Positive' Meeting with Indian PM
By Margherita Stancati and Ahbrajit Gangopadhyay, Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2011

Lagarde's Rival Hardens Rhetoric
By Sudeep Reddy, Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2011

(French) Le duel Lagarde-Carstens

Economie et Politique, June 10, 2011

Can the BRICs Take the IMF? The Emerging World's Chance
to Break the IMF Status Quo

By Senastian Mallaby, Foreign Affairs, June 9, 2011

Who Will Lead the IMF? Sebastian Mallaby Discusses
Washington Post, June 9, 2011

Mexico's Carstens Takes Long Shot IMF Bid to India
By Ben Sheppard, AFP, June 9, 2011

(Spanish) Apoyan 12 países de America Latina candidatura de Carstens

El Financiero, 8 de junio, 2011

Europe Must Face Its Debts
Interview (video) with John Paul Rathbone, Financial Times, June 7, 2011

The IMF Can Look Beyond Europe
Editorial, Globe and Mail, June 6, 2011

Mexico's Challenge to the IMF
By William Booth and Howard Schneider, Washington Post, June 4, 2011

Dark-Horse Rival Drives for IMF Job
By John Lyons, Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2011

Strauss-Kahn's Departure is Europe's Loss
By Paul Taylor, New York Times, May 31, 2011

The Wrong Choice to Head the IMF
By Sebastian Mallaby, Washington Post, May 31, 2011

(Spanish) Europa no necesita un europeo en el FMI, necesita soluciones
Interview with Agustín Carstens by Alicia González, El país, May 31, 2011

A Manifesto for the Fund's New Supremo
By Jeffery Sachs, Financial Times, May 30, 2011

IMF Candidate Carstens on His Pitch
Interview by Richard Quest, CNN, May 27, 2011

Geithner Praises Both IMF Candidates Lagarde and Carstens

International Business Times, May 25, 2011

IMF Succession: A Contested Quarry
By Alan Beattie, Financial Times, May 25, 2011

Canada Finance Minister Calls for Open Process to Choose IMF Chief, Praises Lagarde, Carstens

Washington Post, May 25, 2011

In the IMF Succession Battle, A Stench of Colonialism
By Moises Naim, Washington Post, May 20, 2011

New IMF Chief, Old Rules of the Game
By Stephanie Flanders, BBC News, May 19, 2011

 
THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

The International Monetary Fund

IMF Executive Board Initiates Selection Process for Next IMF Managing Director
Internatonal Monetary Fund Press Release No. 11/ 191, May 20, 2011

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