The International Monetary System in the Context of the Actual Financial Crisis. Change Proposals



Summary

The International Monetary System (I.M.S.) has a crucial role in economy, representing the frame for a sustainable development of the economic relationships between states, while contributing at the progress of the world’s economies. Nowadays, this system confronts large difficulties, as a consequence of the lack of financial disciplinary instruments, meant at regulation and coordination. The actual economic-financial crisis proved the limits of the present I.M.S., reason why it is now under “reconstruction”. In this direction, there is a series of reforms that can be implemented, so that the new architecture of the system is much more solid.


Keywords

International Monetary System, Bretton Woods, Reforms, Architecture, Special Drawing Rights (SDR), International Monetary Fund (IMF)