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    PARIS, FRANCE

    Meeting in Paris, finance ministers from a number of leading industrial nations agreed on January 17 to make more than 18 billion U.S. dollars in credit available to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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    1. GV exterior of International Conference Centre, Paris. (2 SHOTS) 0.06
    2. GV Delegates enter centre. (5 SHOTS) 0.29
    3. SV Japanese officials arrive, followed by others. (2 SHOTS) 0.38
    4. SV INTERIOR United Kingdom representative, Sir Geoffrey Howe seated. (2 SHOTS) 0.46
    5. SVs INTERIOR Delegates fro Switzerland, japan, Italy and Holland at desks. (4 SHOTS) 1.00
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    Background: PARIS, FRANCE

    Meeting in Paris, finance ministers from a number of leading industrial nations agreed on January 17 to make more than 18 billion U.S. dollars in credit available to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The credit is designed to ease the crippling debts by the world's poorer nations and ease strains on the international financial system. The exact size of the loan was a compromise with the United States opposing moves for a larger sum of 22 billion U.S. dollars. The British delegation was led by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Geoffrey Howe. The present members of the Group of Ten are the United States, West Germany, Britain, France, italy, Japan, Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden, with Switzerland as an observer.

    Source: REUTERS - JEAN PAUL CAUSSIDERY

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3Q6AXFN6DTYFKI7JWGZFAIPRH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3Q6AXFN6DTYFKI7JWGZFAIPRH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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