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Nov 16, 2011
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International Federation of Accountants Welcomes New Members and Associates
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the global organization for the accountancy profession with members and associates in 127 countries, today announced at the IFAC Council meeting in Berlin, Germany, that four new associates were admitted to the organization: Chamber of Professional Accountants of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan), Institute of Certified Accountants of Montenegro (Montenegro), Instituto Salvadoreño de Contadores Públicos (El Salvador), and Ordre des Experts-Comptables et Comptables Agréés du Bénin (Benin). One existing associate was admitted to the organization as a member: Institute of Financial Accountants (United Kingdom). With the admission of these new associates and move of an associate to a member—along with the merger of two Danish professional accountancy organizations, which took place in May 2011—IFAC now has 167 members and associates in 127 countries.
IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of 167 members and associates in 127 countries and jurisdictions, representing approximately 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.
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