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