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The Bank will approve its first loan to Finland a year and a half later, in July 1949.

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Finland signs the IBRD Articles of Agreement, becoming the 46th member of the Bank. The Bank will approve its first loan to Finland a year and a half later, in July 1949.

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IBRD certification of Finland membership signing (1053624).
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IBRD certification of Finland membership signing (1053624).

Resource
Title
IBRD Board of Governors Resolution, No. 20
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IBRD Board of Governors Resolution, No. 20
Description
Document date: Sept. 16, 1947
The resolution sets out the terms and conditions pertaining to Finland's membership with the Bank.
Event
58
Title
Correspondence from Legation of Finland to President McCloy
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Correspondence from Legation of Finland to President McCloy
Description
Jan. 14, 1948
The letter contains materials necessary for the signing of the Articles of Agreement by Finland (1053624).
Event
58
Title
President of Finland's authorization to sign and deposit agreement
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President of Finland's authorization to sign and deposit agreement
Description
Dec. 19, 1947
Finland's president authorizes Minister Kalle Teodor Jutila to sign the IBRD Articles of Agreement (1053624).
Event
58
Title
IBRD certification of Finland membership signing
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IBRD certification of Finland membership signing
Description
Feb. 3, 1948
The Bank's Assistant Secretary certifies that Finland fufilled its signing responsibilities (1053624).
Event
58
Title
Press release -- Finland joins World Bank and IMF
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Press release -- Finland joins World Bank and IMF
Description
Jan. 14, 1958,
The World Bank and IMF joint press release announces that Finland has joined the two institutions (1053624).
Event
58
Title
Transcript of statement by President McCloy
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Transcript of statement by President McCloy
Description
Jan. 14, 1948
The statement announces that Finland has joined the World Bank (1053624).
Event
58
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