Smithsonian Agreement

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An agreement reached in 1971 to try to restore a Bretton Woods-style system of pegged exchange rates. The agreement was so named from the location of the conference at which it was reached, in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. The new Smithsonian parities lasted only a few months.

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