Financial field

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Financial field

Personnes liées
Société des Nations (SDN) (Auteur)
Objets liés
Organisation of the League of Nations (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
The secretariat (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Mandates (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Social questions (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Information section (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Administrative field (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Special Institutes (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Refugees (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Budget of the League (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
The Library (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Disarmament (Matériel associé (voir aussi))
Date :
1922 - 1930 (Date d'édition)
Mots clés :
  • Société des Nations
  • pacifisme
Texte : Financial Field. The origin :1920 - The Brussels financial conference, convoked by the League, emphasised in a series of unanimous resolutions principles which have since become the accepted practice of sound governmental finance and currency policy as : balancing State Budgets ; Reducing State Expenditure ; Limiting fresh borrowing by governments ; Stopping inflation and freeing the banks of issue from all political influence. The Conference also suggested the creation for this purpose of a special Committee. / The work : / The financial Committee was created in 1920. This Committee consists of a dozen Members who give their opinion as Independent experts. Some are Governors of banks of issue, others private bankers and others again high officials of Ministries of Finance. / Problems Treated : Financial reconstruction of Austria, Hungary, Greece, Bulgaria, Esthonia, Danzig ; Establishment of Refugees and exchange of population in Greece and Bulgaria ; Financial Enquiries in Albania and Portugal ; Double Taxation and Fiscal Evasion ; Financial aspect of Trade Crises ; Plan for financial Aid to States victims of aggression ; Purchasing Power of gold ; Suppression of Counterfeiting of Currency. / Principal Publications : Monthly Bulletin of Statistics ; Quarterly Reports of the Financial Committee ; Memoranda on Currency and Central Banks ; Memoranda on Public Finance ; Memoranda on International Trade ; Such Memoranda, mostly published annually, form a complete survey of world trade and public finance which is of value not only to technical students but to everyone interested in world affairs. / More than 400 million dollars in Loans have been issued under the auspices of the Committee as follow : 1922, Austrian Reconstruction Loan 169.000.000$ ; 1924, Hungarian Reconstruction Loan 72.000.000$ ; 1924, Greef Refugees Settlement Loan 61.500.000$ ; 1925, Danzig Municipal Loan 7.500.000$ ; 1926, Bulgarian Refugees Settlement Loan 16.500.000$ ; 1927, Free City of Danzig Loan 9.500.000$ ; 1927, Esthonian Loan 7.500.000$ ; 1928, Greek stabilisation and Refugees Loan 38.000.000$ ; 1928, Bulgarian reconstruction Loan 26.900.000$.

Illustration : portrait photographique d'Arthur Salter (directeur de la section économique et finance) ; carte de l'Europe.
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