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Back Matter

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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 1954
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    INDEX

    Administrative budget, Fund 126, 153, 154

    Agricultural prices and stocks 52

    Arbitrage, exchange 87

    Argentina:

    • Economic developments 99

    • Exchange system 99

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    Asia:

    • Economic activity in 1953 3

    • Gold and dollar reserves 15

    • Terms of trade 24

    Assets, Fund 158, 168

    Audit Committee 126

    Auditors’ certificate 157

    Australia:

    • Budget policy 65

    • Currency repurchase 109

    • Gold output 113

    • Taxation 65

    Austria:

    • Balance of payments 34

    • Discount rate 63, 64

    • EPU position 36

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    • Taxation 65

    Automobiles, U.S. exports 21

    Balance of payments:

    • Developments in 1953 1, 59

    • Non-dollar world 4

    • See also Europe;

      • United States

    Balance sheet, Fund 158

    Balance sheet, Staff Retirement Fund 171

    Belgium-Luxembourg:

    • Convertibility, statement by Governor of National Bank 9

    • Discount rate 63, 64

    • EPU position 36

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    • Gold regulations 118

    • Liberalization measures 5, 76

    • Stand-by arrangement with Fund 107

    • Terms of trade 23

    Bolivia:

    • Currency purchase 108

    • Economic developments 85

    • Par value 85

    • Terms of trade 24

    Brazil:

    • Currency purchase 95, 108

    • Economic developments 94

    • Exchange system 94

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    • Repurchase obligation 109

    • Terms of trade 24

    Budget, Fund 126, 153, 154

    Budget policies, government 64

    Burlap prices 24

    Burma, par value 81

    Canada:

    • Balance of payments 43, 88

    • Budget policy 65

    • Discount rate 63, 68

    • Exchange rates and capital movements 88

    • Exports to U.S 22

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 63, 68

    • Gold and dollar reserves 15, 16, 89

    • Gold output 113

    • Gold regulations 115

    • Gold subsidy 113

    • Joint U.S.-Canadian Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs 8

    • Taxation 65

    • Wheat carry-over and prices 53

    Capital, Fund 158

    Capital movements:

    • Control of 12

    • Developments in 1953 26

    • Measures to facilitate investment 73

    Ceylon, terms of trade 24

    Charges on use of Fund’s resources 104, 105, 112, 131, 136

    Chile:

    • Currency purchase 83, 108

    • Exchange system 81

    • Gold output 113

    • Par value 82

    China (Taiwan), exchange system 97

    Coal, U.S. exports 21

    Cocoa prices 24

    Coffee prices 24

    Colombia:

    • Exchange system 96

    • Gold market 115

    • Terms of trade 24

    Commercial policy 5, 7, 49

    Commodity markets, reopening 75

    Commodity prices;

    • see Prices

    Commonwealth Economic Conference 101

    Commonwealth Finance Ministers’ Conference 8

    Consultations on exchange restrictions 74

    Continental OEEC countries, gold and dollar reserves 15

    Convertibility, prospects for 1, 101

    Costa Rica:

    • Exchange rates 93

    • Fiscal and monetary policies 93

    Cotton:

    • Prices 24, 25, 54

    • U.S. exports 20, 25

    Credit policy 62

    Cuba:

    • Exchange practices 87

    • Terms of trade 24

    Currency holdings of Fund 111, 162

    Currency purchases and repurchases 106, 111, 131, 138, 169

    Czechoslovakia:

    • Eligibility to use Fund’s resources 106

    • Exchange rate 86

    Denmark, discount rate 63, 64

    Development problems 71

    Discount rates 63

    Dollar area:

    • Exports 19

    • Price relationship with non-dollar area 25

    Dominican Republic:

    • Exchange practices 87

    • Terms of trade 24

    Ecuador, terms of trade 24

    Egypt:

    • Balance of payments 50

    • Terms of trade 24

    Ethiopia:

    • Exchange system 97

    • Monetary reserves 51

    Europe, Western:

    • Aid from U.S 32

    • Balance of payments 1, 3, 29, 30

    • Economic activity in 1953 2

    • Exchange arbitrage 87

    • Exports, competitive position 25

    • Exports to U.S 22, 30

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 4, 63, 65, 68

    • Imports from U.S 20, 31

    • Inventories 3, 4

    • Liberalization measures 75

    • Price developments 23, 25

    • Reserves 4, 15, 16, 17, 29, 32

    • Terms of trade 4, 23, 31

    European Payments Union:

    • Convertibility, report on effects of 10

    • Credit extension 14

    • Creditor and debtor positions 35

    • Fund’s relations with 125

    Exchange arbitrage 87

    Exchange convertibility 1, 101

    Exchange rates:

    • Changes in official rates 86

    • Free exchange markets 80, 88

    • Par values 81, 184

    • Transferable account sterling 11, 76, 120

    Exchange reserves, international 14

    Exchange restrictions 74

    Exchange restrictions consultations 74

    Exchange transactions, Fund;

    • see Fund transactions

    Executive Board, Fund:

    • Decision on use of Fund’s resources 102, 103, 104, 131

    • Membership and voting power 147, 150

    Expenditure statement, Fund 160

    Far East:

    • Gold and dollar reserves 15

    • Terms of trade 24

    Financial statements, Fund 153, 156

    Finland:

    • Currency purchase and repurchase 108, 109

    • Monetary policy 63

    Fiscal policy 4, 62

    Foreign investment 27, 73

    France:

    • Balance of payments 34

    • Budget policy 65

    • Discount rate 63, 64

    • EPU position 36

    • Exchange rates 91

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    • Gold prices 119

    • Taxation 65

    Free exchange markets 80, 88

    Freight rates 23

    Fund members;

    • see Members, Fund

    Fund missions 71, 123

    Fund’s resources:

    • Aid toward convertibility 11, 102

    • Charges on use of 104, 105, 112, 131, 136

    • Currency purchases and repurchases 106, 111, 131, 138, 169

    • Executive Board decisions 102, 103, 104, 131

    • Gold and currency holdings 110, 111, 161, 162

    • “Gold tranche” drawings 102, 104, 106

    • Stand-by arrangements 84, 90, 103, 107, 108, 131

    • Use of 83, 95, 102, 106, 131

    • Waiver provision 105

    Fund staff 126

    Fund transactions, summary of 106, 108, 111, 138, 169

    GATT, Fund consultations with 80, 125

    Germany, Federal Republic of:

    • Balance of payments 33

    • Budget policy 65

    • Convertibility, statement of Board of Governors of Bank deutscher Länder 9

    • Discount rate 63, 64

    • EPU position 36

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    • Liberalization measures 5, 76, 77

    • Repurchase obligation 110

    • Taxation 65

    • Terms of trade 23

    Gold:

    • Fund holdings 110, 161

    • Holdings outside U.S 14

    • Market, London 76, 116

    • Prices 114, 120, 121

    • Reserves 113

    • Sales 114

    • Transactions service 121

    • U.S. holdings 14

    • World holdings 14

    • World output 14, 112

    Gold and dollar reserves 2, 4, 14, 15, 26, 28

    Gold Coast, gold output 113

    Governors, Board of, membership and voting power 140, 144

    Grain, U.S. exports 20

    Greece:

    • Exchange rate 91

    • Fiscal and monetary policies 91

    Haiti:

    • Exchange practices 81

    • Par value 81

    Hong Kong, gold regulations 115

    Import restrictions:

    • Fund consultations with GATT 80

    • Reduction of 21

    Income and expenditure statement of Fund 160

    Income of Fund, comparative statement 155

    India:

    • Balance of payments 37

    • Currency repurchase 109

    • Discount rate 63

    • Fund mission 71

    • Gold output 113

    • Gold prices 119

    • Terms of trade 24

    Indo-China, exchange rates 86

    Indonesia:

    • Balance of payments 50

    • Exchange system 97

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    • Terms of trade 24

    Interest rates 63

    International agreements:

    • Sugar 24

    • Wheat 54

    International organizations, Fund collaboration with 125

    International trade and payments position 1, 52

    Inventories 3, 4, 55, 56

    Investment, foreign 27, 73

    Iran:

    • Balance of payments position 51

    • Exchange system 96

    Israel, exchange system 98

    Italy:

    • Balance of payments 35

    • Discount rate 63

    • EPU position 36

    • Exchange rates 91

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    Japan:

    • Balance of payments position 49

    • Currency purchase and repurchase 108, 109

    • Exports to U.S 22

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    • Gold output 113

    • Par value 81

    • Sterling deficit 49

    Jordan, par value 81

    Jute prices 24

    Korea, exchange rates 99

    Latin America:

    • Balance of payments 44

    • Commodity prices 24

    • Economic activity in 1953 3

    • Exports to U.S 22

    • Foreign investment 27

    • Gold and dollar reserves 15, 16, 18, 45

    • Imports 47

    • Terms of trade 24

    Lead prices 24

    Lebanon:

    • Exchange rates 93

    • Monetary reserves 51, 93

    Liabilities, Fund 158, 168

    Liberalization measures 6, 7, 75, 79

    London gold market 76, 116

    London metal market 25, 75

    Luxembourg;

    • see Belgium-Luxembourg

    Machinery, U.S. exports 21

    Malaya, terms of trade 24

    Manufactured products, prices of 23, 25

    Members, Fund:

    • Consultations on exchange restrictions 74

    • Currency purchases and repurchases 106, 109, 111, 131, 138, 169

    • Fund collaboration 122

    • List 140

    • New 122

    • Quotas 122, 140

    • Reports on monetary reserves 112

    • Transactions with Fund 106, 111, 138

    Metal markets:

    • Developments in 1953 3, 75

    • London market 25, 75

    • Prices 24, 25

    Mexico:

    • Currency purchase from Fund 108, 109

    • Economic developments 84

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 84

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18, 84

    • Gold output 113

    • Par value 84

    • Stand-by arrangement with Fund 84, 105, 108

    • Terms of trade 24

    Middle East, balance of payments positions 51

    Missions, Fund 71, 123

    Monetary policy 2, 4, 13, 62

    Monetary reserves:

    • Adequacy of reserves 101

    • International 14

    • Reports from members 112

    • See also Gold and dollar reserves

    Multilateral exchange arbitrage 87

    Multiple currency practices 79

    Netherlands:

    • Balance of payments 34

    • Convertibility, statement of President of Netherlands Bank 9

    • Discount rate 63, 64

    • EPU position 36

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 65

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    • Liberalization measures 5, 76, 77

    • Repurchase obligation 110

    • Taxation 65

    Non-dollar area:

    • Exports 47

    • Imports 19

    • Payments position 4

    • Price relationship with dollar area 25

    Non-sterling countries:

    • Gold and dollar reserves 48

    • Payments position 48

    Norway:

    • Exchange arbitrage 86

    • Monetary policy 63

    OEEC countries, gold and dollar reserves 15

    Outer sterling area;

    • see Sterling area, outer

    Pakistan, terms of trade 24

    Par values 81, 184

    Paraguay:

    • Computation of monetary reserves 112

    • Exchange system 83

    • Par value 83

    Payments agreements 77

    Payments, international 1, 52

    Payments position, non-dollar world 4

    Peru:

    • Credits received 107

    • Economic developments 90

    • Exchange rates 90

    • Stand-by arrangement with Fund 90, 105, 107

    Petroleum:

    • Prices 24

    • U.S. exports 21

    Philippine Republic:

    • Balance of payments 50

    • Terms of trade 24

    Portugal, gold and dollar reserves 17

    Price mechanism 5

    Prices:

    • Agricultural prices and stocks 52

    • Commodity price developments 22

    • Premiums for non-dollar supplies 11

    • Primary products 4, 23

    • Relationship between dollar and non-dollar area 25

    Primary producing countries;

    • see Raw material producing countries

    Primary products:

    • Prices 4, 23

    • Surpluses 3, 17

    Publications, Fund 124

    Purchases of currency from Fund 106, 111, 131, 138, 169

    Quotas of Fund members 122, 140

    Raw material producing countries:

    • Economic activity in 1953 2, 3

    • Exports to U.S 22

    • Payments difficulties 52

    • Prices 22

    • Terms of trade 24

    • Trade and payments agreements 77

    Repurchase obligations 112

    Repurchases of currency from Fund 109, 111, 131, 138, 169

    Reserves, exchange 14

    Reserves, Fund 158

    Reserves, gold and dollar 2, 4, 14, 15, 26, 28

    Reserves, monetary;

    • see Monetary reserves

    Resources, Fund;

    • see Fund’s resources

    Retention quotas and similar practices 80

    Rubber prices 24

    Saudi Arabia, balance of payments position 51

    Scandinavian countries, terms of trade 23, 24

    Security holdings, Fund 162

    South Africa;

    • see Union of South Africa

    Staff Retirement Fund, financial statements 170

    Stand-by arrangements;

    • see Fund’s resources

    Steel, U.S. exports 21

    Sterling area:

    • Balance of payments 1, 36, 38

    • Dollar balance 55

    • Exports in 1953 3

    • Gold output 113

    • Liberalization measures 31, 75

    • Reserves 3, 4, 15, 16, 17, 42

    Sterling area, outer:

    • Balance of payments 37, 38

    • Exports in 1953 3

    • Gold and dollar reserves 15, 16

    • Liberalization measures 76

    • Terms of trade 24

    Sterling balances 14, 40

    Sterling convertibility 5

    Sterling, Registered 117

    Sterling, transferable:

    • Rates 11, 120

    • Unification of 76

    Subscriptions to Fund capital 166

    Sudan, terms of trade 24

    Sugar:

    • International Sugar Agreement 24

    • Prices 24

    Sweden:

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 63, 64

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    Switzerland:

    • EPU position 36

    • Gold and dollar reserves 17

    Syria:

    • Exchange rates 93

    • Monetary reserves 51, 93

    • Repurchase obligation 109

    Tea prices 24

    Terms of trade:

    • Developments in 1953 22

    • Western Europe 4, 23, 31

    Thailand:

    • Balance of payments 50

    • Exchange system 94

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    • Terms of trade 24

    Tin prices 24

    Trade agreements 77

    Trade, World;

    • see World trade

    Training program, Fund 123

    Turkey:

    • Balance of payments 35

    • Currency purchase from Fund 105, 108

    • Repurchase obligation 109

    • Terms of trade 25

    Underdeveloped countries:

    • Economic problems 71

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 69

    • Foreign investment 73

    • Taxation 70

    Union of South Africa:

    • Gold output 113

    • Gold regulations 115

    • Liberalization measures 76

    U.S.S.R.:

    • Gold sales 32, 115

    • Trade with Western Europe 35

    United Kingdom:

    • Balance of payments 37, 38, 39, 41

    • Commodity markets, reopening of 75

    • Discount rate 63, 64, 67, 68

    • EPU position 36

    • Exports to U.S 22

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 64, 67

    • Gold and dollar reserves 15

    • Liberalization measures 5, 6, 75

    • London gold market 76, 116

    • London metal market 25, 75

    • Sterling arrangement with Japan 49

    • Sterling liabilities 42

    • Taxation 64

    • Terms of trade 23

    • See also Sterling

    United States:

    • Aid and grants extended 26, 28, 32, 55

    • Balance of payments 26, 28, 59

    • Capital outflow 26

    • Coal exports 21

    • Commission on Foreign Economic Policy 7, 8

    • Cotton exports 20, 25

    • Cotton support program 54

    • Customs Simplification Act of 1953 7

    • Discount rate 63, 64, 66

    • Economic activity, decline in 2, 4, 7, 56, 59

    • Economic policy, external 7, 8, 101

    • Exports 19, 20, 26, 31, 58

    • Federal Reserve System stand-by credits 102

    • Fiscal and monetary policy 66

    • Gold holdings 14

    • Gold output 113

    • Imports 21, 22, 26, 30, 57

    • Interest rates 63, 64

    • Inventories 56

    • Payments position with non-sterling countries 48

    • President’s message on foreign economic policy 7, 8, 101

    • Randall Commission 7, 8

    • Recession, effects of 2, 4, 7, 56, 59

    • Reserve requirements 64

    • Stabilization credit arrangement with Peru 107

    • Subsidization of exports 54

    • Surplus stocks, disposal of 53

    • Taxation 65, 66

    • Terms of trade 23

    U.S.-Canadian Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs 8

    Uruguay:

    • Exchange rates 92

    • Fiscal and monetary policies 92

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    Use of Fund’s resources 83, 95, 102, 106, 131

    Venezuela:

    • Gold and dollar reserves 18

    • Terms of trade 24

    Voting power:

    • Executive Directors 147

    • Governors 140

    Wheat, prices and stocks 53, 54

    Wool prices 24

    World trade 1, 18, 19, 52, 55, 58

    Yugoslavia, balance of payments 35

    Zinc prices 24

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