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The Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs' International Finance and Development unit (EB/IFD) comprises three offices:

  • Office of Development Finance (IFD/ODF) has a lead role in the Department for matters concerning international development assistance, economic development and reconstruction, the multilateral development banks, and official trade financing.
  • Office of Investment Affairs (IFD/OIA) is responsible for developing and carrying out, in cooperation with other agencies, U.S. policy on international investment matters.
  • Office of Monetary Affairs (IFD/OMA) is the Department's voice on global financial and macroeconomic issues and leads U.S. debt negotiations at the Paris Club.


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