Strauss-Kahn appeases emerging states with votes

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who will become the tenth managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in November, plans to give developing countries more power at the Fund.

Speaking in Paris on Monday, Strauss-Kahn indicated that he would make big changes at the Fund during his five-year term: "I defined myself as the candidate for reform. Now I'm the designated managing director for reform. What I want to do after November 1 is to really be the managing director for reform."

The plan

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