Group of 10 (G-10)

What is Group of 10 (G-10)?

Group of 10 (G-10) meaning

note – also known as the Paris Club; includes the wealthiest members of the IMF who provide most of the money to be loaned and act as the informal steering committee; name persists despite increased membership


established – October 1962


aim – to coordinate credit policy


members – (11) Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, US


observers – (4) BIS, EC, IMF, OECD



reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017.