History of Membership

History of Membership

Country Shares 2015 Votes Year of Joining Year of ceasing to be a member Rejoining Rejoining
1 Algeria 1 1 2009
2 Argentina 1 1 1951 1984
3 Australia 4 3 1925
4 Austria 2 2 1957
1 Belgium 4 3 1922
2 Bolivia 0 0 1963
3 Brazil 8 4 1951
4 Bulgaria 0 0 1957
5 Cameroon 1 1 2009
6 Canada 8 4 1922
7 Chile 1 1 1984
8 China – Beijing 15 5 1984
9 China – Taipei 5 3 1984
10 Colombia 1 1 2009
11 Costa Rica 1 1 2009
12 Croatia 1 1 1993
13 Cuba 1 1 1969
14 Cyprus 1 1 2003
15 Czech Republic 4 3 1993
16 Czecho-Slovakia 0 0 1923
17 Denmark 3 2 1922
18 Egypt 1 1 1948
19 Estonia 1 1 2002
20 Ethiopia 1 1 2009
21 Finland 3 2 1947
22 France 15 5 1922
23 Germany 15 5 1954 1960
24 Ghana 1 1 ?
25 Greece 1 1 2009
26 Holland 0 0 1922
27 Hungary 3 2 1948
28 India 8 4 1948
29 Iran 1 1 ?
30 Ireland 1 1 1966
31 Israel 2 2 1951
32 Italy 12 5 1923
33 Japan 15 5 1922
34 Kenya 1 1 1995
35 Korea 10 5 1969
36 Latvia 1 1 2002
37 Lithuania 1 1 2002
38 Mexico 2 2 1925
39 Mongolia 1 1 2009
40 Netherlands 4 3 1922
41 New Zealand 1 1 1954
42 Nigeria 0 0 1990
43 Norway 3 2 1922
44 Pakistan 0 0 1951
45 Peru 1 1 2009
46 Philippines 1 1 2009
47 Poland 4 3 1922
48 Portugal 1 1 1984
49 Republic of China 1934 1984
50 Romania 1 1 1947 1960-1987 2009
51 Russia 18 6 1957
52 Saudi Arabia 1 1 1990
53 Senegal 1 1 ?
54 Singapore 2 2 2009
55 Slovak Republic 1 1 1993
56 Slovenia 1 1 1993
57 South Africa 3 2 1922
58 Spain 8 4 1922
59 Sweden 8 4 1923
60 Switzerland 4 3 1922
61 Tunisia 1 1 2005
62 UK 15 5 1922
63 USA 18 6 1922
64 Yugoslavia 0 0 1954