International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2008 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
October 2008
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    Appointed
    Meg LundsagerUnited States
    Daniel Heath
    Daisuke KotegawaJapan
    Hiromi Yamaoka
    Klaus D. SteinGermany
    Stephan von Stenglin
    Ambroise FayolleFrance
    Benoît Claveranne
    Alex GibbsUnited Kingdom
    Jens Larsen
    Elected
    Willy Kiekens (Belgium)Austria
    Johann Prader (Austria)Belarus
    Belgium
    Czech Republic
    Hungary
    Kazakhstan
    Luxembourg
    Slovak Republic
    Slovenia
    Turkey
    Age F.P. Bakker(Netherlands)Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Yuriy G. Yakusha (Ukraine)Bulgaria
    Croatia
    Cyprus
    Georgia
    Israel
    Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of
    Moldova
    Netherlands
    Romania
    Ukraine
    José A. Rojas(Venezuela)Costa Rica
    Ramón Guatemala (Spain)El Salvador
    Honduras
    Mexico
    Nicaragua
    Spain
    República Bolivariana de Venezuela
    Arrigo Sadun (Italy)Albania
    Miranda Xafa (Greece)Greece
    Italy
    Malta
    Portugal
    San Marino
    Timor-Leste
    Richard Murray (Australia)Australia
    Wilhemina C. Mañalac (Philippines)Kiribati
    Korea
    Marshall Islands
    Micronesia, Federated States of
    Mongolia
    New Zealand
    Palau
    Papua New Guinea
    Philippines
    Samoa
    Seychelles
    Solomon Islands
    Vanuatu
    GE Huayong (China)China
    HE Jianxiong (China)
    Jonathan Fried (Canada)Antigua and Barbuda
    Peter Charleton (Ireland)Bahamas, The
    Barbados
    Belize
    Canada
    Dominica
    Grenada
    Ireland
    Jamaica
    St. Kitts and Nevis
    St. Lucia
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines
    Jens Henriksson(Sweden)Denmark
    Jarle Bergo (Norway)Estonia
    Finland
    Iceland
    Latvia
    Lithuania
    Norway
    Sweden
    A. Shakour Shaalan (Egypt)Bahrain
    Samir El-Khouri (Lebanon)Egypt
    Iraq
    Jordan
    Kuwait
    Lebanon
    Libya
    Maldives
    Oman
    Qatar
    Syrian Arab Republic
    United Arab Emirates
    Yemen, Republic of
    Abdallah S. Alazzaz (Saudi Arabia)Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed Al Nassar (Saudi Arabia)
    Perry Warjiyo (Indonesia)Brunei Darussalam
    Chantavam Sucharitakul (Thailand)Cambodia
    Fiji
    Indonesia
    Lao Peoples’s Democratic Republic
    Malaysia
    Myanmar
    Nepal
    Singapore
    Thailand
    Tonga
    Vietnam
    Peter Gakunu (Kenya)Angola
    Samuel Itam (Sierra Leone)Botswana
    Burundi
    Eritrea
    Ethiopia
    Gambia, The
    Kenya
    Lesotho
    Malawi
    Mozambique
    Namibia
    Nigeria
    Sierra Leone
    South Africa
    Sudan
    Swaziland
    Tanzania
    Uganda
    Zambia
    Thomas Moser (Switzerland)Azerbaijan
    Andrzej Raczko (Poland)Kyrgyz Republic
    Poland
    Serbia
    Switzerland
    Tajikistan
    Turkmenistan
    Uzbekistan
    Aleksei V. Mozhin (Russian Federation)Russian Federation
    Andrei Lushin (Russian Federation)
    Mohammad Jafar MojarradAfghanistan, Islamic Republic of
    (Islamic Republic of Iran)Algeria
    Mohammed DaïriGhana
    (Morocco)Iran, Islamic Republic of
    Morocco
    Pakistan
    Tunisia
    Paulo Nogueira Batista, Jr.Brazil
    (Brazil)Colombia
    María Ines AgudeloDominican Republic
    (Colombia)Ecuador
    Guyana
    Haiti
    Panama
    Suriname
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Adarsh KishoreBangladesh
    (India)Bhutan
    K.G.D.D. DheerasingheIndia
    (Sri Lanka)Sri Lanka
    Javier Silva-RueteArgentina
    (Peru)Bolivia
    Héctor R. TorresChile
    (Argentina)Paraguay
    Peru
    Uruguay
    Laurean W. RutayisireBenin
    (Rwanda)Burkina Faso
    Kossi AssimaidouCameroon
    (Togo)Cape Verde
    Central African Republic
    Chad
    Comoros
    Congo, Democratic Republic of the
    Congo, Republic of
    Côte d’lvoire
    Djibouti
    Equatorial Guinea
    Gabon
    Guinea
    Guinea-Bissau
    Madagascar
    Mali
    Mauritania
    Mauritius
    Niger
    Rwanda
    São Tomé and Príncipe
    Senegal
    Togo

    Senior Officers

    ON APRIL 30, 2008

    Jaime Caruana, Counsellor

    Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor

    Area departments

    Benedicte Vibe Christensen

    Acting Director, African Department

    David Burton

    Director, Asia and Pacific Department

    Michael C. Deppler

    Director, European Department

    Mohsin S. Khan

    Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department

    Anoop Singh

    Director, Western Hemisphere Department

    Functional and special services departments

    Michael G. Kuhn

    Director, Finance Department

    Teresa M. Ter-Minassian

    Director, Fiscal Affairs Department

    Leslie J. Lipschitz

    Director, IMF Institute

    Sean Hagan

    General Counsel and Director, Legal Department

    Jaime Caruana

    Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department

    Mark Allen

    Director, Policy Development and Review Department

    Simon Johnson

    Director, Research Department

    Robert Edwards

    Director, Statistics Department

    Information and liaison

    Masood Ahmed

    Director, External Relations Department

    Akira Ariyoshi

    Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

    Saleh M. Nsouli

    Director, Offices in Europe

    Barry H. Potter

    Director and Special Representative to the UN Office at the United Nations

    Support services

    Diana Serrano

    Director, Human Resources Department

    Shailendra J. Anjaria

    Secretary, Secretary’s Department

    Frank Harnischfeger

    Director, Technology and General Services Department

    Jonathan Palmer

    Chief Information Officer, Technology and General Services Department

    Offices

    Siddharth Tiwari

    Director, Office of Budget and Planning

    Bert Keuppens

    Director, Office of Internal Audit and Inspection

    Alfred Kammer

    Director, Office of Technical Assistance Management

    Thomas Bernes

    Director, Independent Evaluation Office

    IMF Organization Chart

    ON APRIL 30, 2008

    1 Known formally as the Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries.

    2 Attached to the Office of Managing Director.

    Acronyms and Abbreviations

    ACRM

    Advisory Committee on Risk Management

    AML/CFT

    Anti–money laundering/combating thefi nancing of terrorism

    APEC

    Asia-Pacifi c Economic Cooperation

    AREAER

    Annual Report on ExchangeArrangements and Exchange Restrictions

    ASEAN

    Association of Southeast Asian Nations

    BIS

    Bank for International Settlements

    CCE

    Coordinated Compilation Exercise

    CEMAC

    Central African Monetary and Economic Community

    CGER

    Consultative Group on Exchange Rate Issues

    CPIS

    Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey

    CSO

    Civil society organization

    EAC

    External Audit Committee

    ECB

    European Central Bank

    ECCU

    Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

    ECU

    European Currency Unit

    EFF

    Extended Fund Facility

    EIF

    Enhanced Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance

    ENDA

    Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance

    EPCA

    Emergency Post-Confl ict Assistance

    ERAP

    Economic Recovery Assistance Program

    ESF

    Exogenous Shocks Facility

    FAD

    Fiscal Affairs Department

    FSAP

    Financial Sector Assessment Program

    FSF

    Financial Stability Forum

    FSI

    Financial soundness indicator

    FSSA

    Financial System Stability Assessment

    FY

    Financial year

    GAB

    General Arrangements to Borrow

    GCC

    Gulf Cooperation Council

    GDDS

    General Data Dissemination System

    GFSR

    Global Financial Stability Report

    GMR

    Global Monitoring Report

    GRA

    General Resources Account

    HIPC

    Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

    IA

    Investment Account

    IEO

    Independent Evaluation Offi ce

    IMFC

    International Monetary and Financial Committee

    INS

    IMF Institute

    IT

    Information technology

    JEDH

    Joint External Debt Hub

    MCM

    Monetary and Capital Markets Department

    MDG

    Millennium Development Goal

    MDRI

    Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

    MTB

    Medium-Term Budget

    NAB

    New Arrangements to Borrow

    OAP

    IMF’s ce for Asia and the Pacifi c

    OECD

    Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

    OIA

    Office of Internal Audit and Inspection

    PFM

    Public fi nancial management

    PIN

    Public Information Notice

    PR

    Press release

    PRGF

    Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

    PRSP

    Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

    PSI

    Policy support instrument

    QEDS

    Quarterly External Debt Statistics

    RAL

    Rapid access line

    REO

    Regional Economic Outlook

    ROSC

    Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes

    RSN

    Regional Strategy Note

    RTAC

    Regional technical assistance center

    RTC

    Regional training center

    SAF

    Structural Adjustment Facility

    SCA-1

    First Special Contingent Account

    SDDS

    Special Data Dissemination Standard

    SDR

    Special Drawing Right

    SIV

    Structured investment vehicle

    SMP

    Staff-monitored program

    SRF

    Supplemental Reserve Facility

    STA

    Statistics Department

    SWF

    Sovereign wealth fund

    TA

    Technical assistance

    VAT

    Value-added tax

    WAEMU

    West African Economic and Monetary Union

    WEO

    World Economic Outlook

    WTO

    World Trade Organization

    Credits:This Annual Report was prepared by the Editorial and PublicationsDivision of the IMF’swere Asimina Caminis and Michael Harrup; composition of the Appendixes was done by Alicia Etchebarne-Bourdin; and TeresaEvaristo Del Rosario and Feven Tesfaye provided assistance withthe preparation.
    Photography:Simon Smith/istockphotocover
    René Mansi/istockphotocover
    Michael Spilotro/IMF Staff Photopages 4, 7
    IMF Staff Photopage 6
    Thomas Dooley/IMF Staff Photopage 7
    David Joel/Getty Imagespage 13
    Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Imagespage 13
    Felix Möckel/istockphotopage 19
    Tannen Maury/epa/Corbispage 19
    Eugene Salazar/IMF Staff Photopages 26, 63
    Eric Thayer/Getty Imagespage 26
    Stock Connection Worldwidepage 29
    Dominique Faget/AFP photopage 29
    Jason Szenes/epa/Corbispage 30
    Neville Elder/Corbispage 30
    Hannah Allam/MCTpage 35
    Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP photopage 35
    Wathiq Khuzaie/Getty Imagespage 39
    Gregg Newton for the IMFpage 39
    Christopher Herwig/lonelyplanetimages.compage 46
    Stephen Jaffe/IMF Staff Photopages 46, 52, 57
    David Sutherland/Corbispage 57
    Henrik Gschwindt De Gyor/IMF Staff Photopage 62
    Tilla McAntony/IMF Staff Photopage 72

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