That might pit the rapid-increasing markets of Asia and Latin America against Europe.
Increasing countries are looking more authority on the world stage as their economic thump boosts.
The obligation problems in the region denote some replacement must come from Europe, according to the European officials.
The present formation for leadership at the IMF and the World Bank is one where the previous is guided by a European and the last by an American.
Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk analysis at HIS Global Insight said, “There is growing disquiet, particularly among emerging nations about this division of roles.”
China might utilize its authority to sustain an up-and-coming market candidate for the top IMF job, he added.
“China is the biggest new IMF bondholder. Its huge financial contribution in 2008 effectively tripled the size of the IMF’s lending power during the financial crisis.
That financial perhaps is approaching into concentrate as increasing countries begin getting a bigger share of the worldwide economy.
Strauss-Kahn has not formally resigned, but most analysts anticipate that he will do so.
The man named as the IMF’s acting managing director, John Lipsky has previously said that he will resign in August, when his term ends.
For the top job the following names of prospective candidates are now being bandied on.
According to Eswar Prasad, former IMF official that finance minister of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam, former South African finance minister Trevor Manuel and Kemal Dervis, former minister of economic affairs of Turkey are possible successor.
According to the Financial Times, the utmost profile European candidate for the job is finance minister of France Christine Lagarde.
According to the news agency has compiled its individual records of names which as well consist of Montek Singh Ahluwalia of India and Agustin Carstens of Mexico.