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September 1961
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    INDEX

    Administrative Budget, Fund— 40, 156, 157

    Argentina—balance of payments, 100 (table), 102; bilateral payments arrangements with Chile, termination of, 17, 118; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); exports and imports, 57 (table); foreign exchange reserves, 70; industrial production, 69; money supply, 72 (table); stabilization program, 30, 74; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29, 31

    Article VIII—consultations, 35-36; Fund Executive Board decision on, 135; members’ acceptance of, 12-15, 27, 115

    Article XIV—12-14; consultations, 34-36

    Assets, Fund—see Fund’s Resources

    Audit Committee, Fund—members, 40; report, 160-83

    Australia—balance of payments, 100 (table), 104; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); exports and imports, 56, 57 (table); Fund quota, increase in, 23; gold subsidy program, 125; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 27, 28 (table)

    Austria—balance of payments, 95 (table); cost of living, gross national product, industrial production, unemployment, and wages, 48 (table)

    Balance of Payments—Chapter 6 (76-114, especially 76-80); see also entries under various countries

    Balance Sheets—Fund, 40, 162-63; Staff Retirement Fund, 40, 178

    Bank for International Settlements—Fund cooperation with, 36; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 110 (table), 112 (table)

    “Basle Agreement”—6, 60

    Belgium-Luxembourg—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 95 (table); cost of living, gross national product, industrial production, unemployment, and wages, 48 (table); gold prices in Brussels, 130 (table); gold reserves, 109

    Bilateral Payments Arrangements—17, 117-18

    Bolivia—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 71, 72 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table)

    Brazil—balance of payments, 100 (table), 103; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); discount rate, 74; exports and imports, 57 (table); financial policy, 70, 75; money supply, 72 (table)

    Budget, Fund—40, 156, 157

    Burma—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106; currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 72 (table)

    Canada—balance of payments, 50, 58, 100 (table), 107; cost of living, 48 (table); exports and imports, 57 (table); financial policy, 61; gold production, 124; gold subsidy program, 125; gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table); unemployment, 47, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    Capital Movements—5, 9, 45, 66, 84, 89, 93

    Capital Transactions—use of Fund’s resources to finance, 18

    Central American Common Market—122

    Central Banks—”Basle Agreement,” 6, 60

    Ceylon—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); financial policy, 70, 75; money supply, 71, 72 (table)

    Charges, Fund—33

    Chile—balance of payments, 100 (table), 104; bilateral payments arrangement with Argentina, termination of, 17, 118; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); exports and imports, 57 (table); Fund quota, increase in, 23; stabilization program, 30, 104; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29, 104

    China (Mainland)—exports to and from industrial countries, 52 (table)

    China (Taiwan)—discount rate, 74; industrial production, 69

    Coffee—57 (table), 103, 108

    Colombia—balance of payments, 100 (table), 103; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); Fund quota, increase in, 23; gold production, 124; gold subsidy program, 125; money supply, 72 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29, 31

    Congo, Republic of (Leopold-ville)—membership in Fund, application for, 23

    Consultations of Members with Fund—13, 14, 34-36

    Convertibility of Currenciessee Exchange Convertibility

    Cost of Living—48 (table), 50

    Cuba—exports and imports, 57 (table), 103

    Currency Holdings, Fundsee Fund’s Resources

    Currency Purchases and Repurchasessee Fund Transactions

    Cyprus—membership in Fund, 23

    Denmark—balance of payments, 95 (table); cost of living, 48 (table); financial policy, 65; gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 49; unemployment, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    Dominican Republic—balance of payments, 100 (table), 104; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); money supply, 72 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table)

    Ecuador—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); discount rate, 74; money supply, 72 (table)

    Egyptian Region, U.A.R.—balance of payments, 100 (table), 107; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); exports and imports, 57 (table); money supply, 73 (table)

    El Salvador—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 72 (table); standby arrangement with Fund, 28 (table)

    Employment—47-51

    Ethiopia—balance of payments, 100 (table), 108

    Euro-Dollar—113

    Europe—balance of payments, 3-5, 54-56, 76, 94; economic expansion, 3, 54; exchange convertibility, 6, 27, 115; financial policies, 60-69; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 109-14; industrial production, 47-51; prices, 50; unemployment, 50; wages, 50

    European Economic Community (EEC)—120

    EEC Countries—international trade, 54, 55

    European Free Trade Association (EFTA)—121

    EFTA Countries—international trade, 54, 55

    European Fund—120; gold reserves, 112 (table)

    European Monetary Agreement—120

    European Payments Union—gold and foreign exchange reserves, 110 (table), 112 (table)

    Euro-Sterling—113

    Exchange Convertibility—7, 12- 15, 27, 115

    Exchange Rates—116, 184-89 (table)

    Exchange Reservessee Foreign Exchange Reserves

    Exchange Restrictions—8, 35, 117

    Executive Board Decisions—investment of Fund’s assets, 40, 137; members’ acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12, 135

    Executive Board Membership and Voting Power—147-54

    Expenditure, Fund—39, 156-58, 164

    Exports—from various areas, 53 (chart), 57 (table); see also entries under various countries

    Fiji—gold subsidy program, 125

    Financial Statements, Fund—40, 156-83

    Finland—agreement of association with EFTA, 121; exports and imports, 57 (table)

    Foreign Exchange Reserves—109-14;see also entries under various countries

    Forward Exchange Rates—6, 66

    France—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 95 (table), 96; cost of living, gross national product, industrial production, unemployment, and wages, 48 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); financial policy, 65; foreign trade, 54; gold prices in Paris, 130 (table); gold reserves, 109, 112 (table); interest rates, 65; prepayment of debt, 9

    Fund Articles VIII and XIV—see Article VIII and Article XIV

    Fund Audit Committee—members, 40; report, 160-83

    Fund Consultations with Members—14, 34-36

    Fund Cooperation with International Organizations—14, 36-38

    Fund Executive Boardsee Executive Board

    Fund Financial Statements—40, 156-83

    Fund Gold Transactions Service—34

    Fund Governorssee Governors, Board of

    Fund Investments—40, 137 Fund Members—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12, 27, 115, 135; consultations with Fund, 13, 34-36; list, 138-41; new, 23; purchasing and repurchasing currencies and concluding stand-by arrangements, see Fund Transactions; quotas, 23, 24, 138-41; reports on monetary reserves, 34; subscriptions to capital, status of, 172-73

    Fund Policies—review of, Chapter 2 (12-19)

    Fund Publications—40 Fund Staff—39

    Fund Technical Assistance to Members—39

    Fund Training Program—41

    Fund Transactions—change in pattern, 24-26, 118; charges for, 33; currency purchases, 7, 24, 25 (table), 29, 32, 3 (table), 110 (table), 155 (table); currency repurchases, 24, 26, 32, 33 (table), 110 (table), 155 (table); currency to be purchased, 15; effect on gold and foreign exchange reserves, 110 (table), 112 (table); in connection with bilateral agreement, 17, 118; stand-by arrangements, 7, 27, 28 (table), 29, 31, 32, 33 (table), 104; to finance capital transactions, conditions for, 18; use of nonreserve currencies, 26

    Fund’s Resources—composition of, 170-73 (tables); enlargement of, 23; gold and currency holdings, 40, 114, 167-71; increases in, by means of borrowing, 18; investment of, 40, 137; liquidity position, 27

    Gatt—Fund cooperation with, 14, 36

    Germany, Federal Republic of—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 5, 50, 90-94; cost of living, 48 (table); financial policy, 6, 60, 61, 66, 68; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 109, 110 (table); gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 50; interest rates, 8, 62, 66, 68; par value, new, 5, 116; prepayment of debt, 9; trade balance, 54; unemployment, 48 (table), 50; wages, 48 (table), 50

    Ghana—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106; money supply, 72 (table)

    Gold—absorption by arts, industries, and private holders, 109, 126; markets and prices, 127-32; production, 123-26; production costs, 123; reserves, 109-14, 125 (chart), 126; sales to private purchasers, 125 (chart), 126; subsidy programs, 125; transactions service, Fund, 34

    Gold Holdings, Fundsee Fund’s Resources

    Governors, Board of—membership and voting power, 138-46

    Greece—EEC, draft agreement on association with, 121; industrial production, 69; money supply, 71, 72 (table); par value, 116

    Gross National Product—48 (table)

    Guatemala—money supply, 72 (table); stabilization program, 30; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 27, 28 (table), 29

    Haiti—currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 72 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29, 32

    Honduras—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 72 (table); standby arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29

    Hong Kong—exports and imports, 57 (table); gold margin requirements for trading, 132; gold prices, 130 (table)

    Iceland—credit from European Fund, further drawing on, 120; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); discount rate, 74; money supply, 72 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29, 32

    Income, Fund—39, 158, 164

    India—balance of payments, 57 (table), 100 (table), 105; currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table), 106; financial policy, 74; gold prices in Bombay, 130 (table); industrial production, 69; interest rates, 74; money supply, 72 (table)

    Indonesia—balance of payments, 57 (table), 100 (table), 108; currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); financial policy, 70; money supply, 71, 72 (table)

    Industrial Countries—balance of payments, 77 (table), 80-99; capital movements, 5; definition of, 45 (fn.); effects of expansion, 3; financial policies, 60-69; foreign trade, 51-56; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 7, 110 (table); industrial production, employment, and prices, 47-51

    Industrial Production—3, 47, 48 (table), 69

    Inflation—29, 70

    Interest Rates—5, 8, 47, 60, 62 (chart), 65, 74; see also entries under various countries

    International Organizations—Fund cooperation with, 14, 36-38

    International Paymentssee Balance of Payments

    Investments, Fund—40, 137

    Iran—balance of payments, 100 (table), 107; bank credit, 74; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); money supply, 72 (table); stabilization program, 31, 107; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29

    Iraq—balance of payments, 100 (table), 107; money supply, 72 (table)

    Ireland—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12

    Israel—gold trading liberalization, 131; industrial production, 69; money supply, 72 (table)

    Italy—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 50, 95 (table), 97; cost of living, 48 (table); exports and imports, 54; financial policy, 64; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 109, 110 (table), 112 (table); gold prices in Milan, 130 (table); gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 49; unemployment, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    Japan—balance of payments, 50, 95 (table), 98; cost of living, 48 (table); exports and imports, 54; financial policy, 65; gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 49; interest rates, 65; unemployment, 48 (table), 50; wages, 48 (table)

    Korea—discount rate, 74; exchange reforms, 116; money supply, 71, 73 (table)

    Laos—membership in Fund, 23

    Latin America—balance of payments, 100 (table), 102-04; exports and imports, 58

    Latin American Free Trade Association—121

    Lebanon—gold prices in Beirut, 130 (table)

    Less Developed Countriessee Primary Producing Countries

    Liberia—membership in Fund, application for, 23

    Libya—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106

    London Gold Market—127-29

    Malaya—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106; exports and imports, 57 (table); money supply, 71, 73 (table)

    Manufacturing Countriessee Industrial Countries

    Members, Fundsee Fund Members

    Mexico—balance of payments, 100 (table), 104; exports and imports, 57 (table); industrial production, 69; money supply, 73 (table)

    Monetary Reserves—reports by Fund members, 34

    Money Supply—changes in, 72-73 (table)

    Montevideo, Treaty of—121 Morocco—stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table)

    Multiple Currency Practices—116

    Nepal—membership in Fund, 23

    Netherlands—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 50, 95 (table), 98; cost of living, 48 (table); exports and imports, 54; financial policy, 64; gold coins offered for sale, 131; gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 49; interest rates, 64; par value, new, 5, 116; unemployment, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    Netherlands Antilles—exports and imports, 57 (table)

    New Zealand—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106; exports and imports, 56, 57 (table); membership in Fund, 23

    Nicaragua—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); money supply, 71, 73 (table); stabilization program, 30; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29

    Nigeria—membership in Fund, 23

    Norway—balance of payments, 95 (table); cost of living, 48 (table); gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 49; unemployment, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development—119

    Pakistan—balance of payments, 100 (table), 106; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); exports and imports, 57 (table), 58; financial policy, 75; industrial production, 69; money supply, 73 (table)

    Par Values—5, 116, 184-89 (table)

    Paraguay—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 73 (table); standby arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29, 32

    Payments Restrictions—117

    Peru—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 100 (table), 104; discount rate, 74; exchange reforms, 116; exports and imports, 57 (table); foreign exchange reserves, 31; industrial production, 69; money supply, 71, 73 (table); national income, 31; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 29

    Philippines—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); government bonds, placing with public insurance funds, 75; money supply, 71, 73 (table); stabilization program, 74

    Portugal—membership in Fund, 23

    Prices—10, 47-51, 55, 59, 105

    Primary Producing Countries—balance of payments, 7, 58, 77 (table), 99-102; definition of, 45 (fn.); exports and imports, 3, 52 (table), 54, 56-59; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 110 (table); prices, 59; requirements for their economies, 10; stand-by arrangements with Fund, 7; terms of trade, 70

    Publications, Fund—40

    Purchases of Currency—see Fund Transactions

    Quotas of Fund Members—aggregate, 24; consent to increases in, 23; list, 138-41

    Repurchases of Currencysee Fund Transactions

    Reserves, Gold and Foreign Exchange—changes in, 109-14, 125 (chart), 126; supplemented by Fund’s resources, 18, 114; see also entries under various countries

    Resources, Fund’s—see Fund’s Resources

    Rhodesia and Nyasaland—balance of payments, 57 (table), 100 (table), 105

    Saudi Arabia—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12

    Security Holdings, Fund—with depositories, 168-71

    Senegal—membership in Fund, application for, 23

    Sierra Leone—membership in Fund, application for, 23

    Singapore—balance of payments, 100 (table); exports and imports, 57 (table)

    South Africa—see Union of South Africa

    Spain—balance of payments, 100 (table), 108; cancellation of line of credit, 31; credit restrictions, 31; currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); exchange reserves, 31; exports and imports, 57 (table), 58; industrial production, 70; stabilization program, 31, 74; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table), 31

    Stabilization Programs—assistance by Fund, 11, 29-32; to Argentina, 30, 74; Chile, 30, 104; Colombia, 31; Guatemala, 30; Haiti, 32; Iceland, 32; Iran, 31, 107; Nicaragua, 30; Paraguay, 32; Peru, 31; Philippines, 74; Spain, 31, 74; Turkey, 75

    Staff, Fund—39

    Staff Retirement Fund—financial statements, 176-83

    Stand-by Arrangementssee Fund Transactions

    Sterling Area, Overseas—balance of payments, 58, 85-90, 100 (table), 104-06

    Sudan—balance of payments, 100 (table), 108; currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); money supply, 71, 73 (table)

    Sweden—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 95 (table); cost of living, gross national product, industrial production, unemployment, and wages, 48 (table); financial policy, 65; gold, restrictions on purchases of, 131; interest rates, 65

    Switzerland—balance of payments, 95 (table); cost of living, gross national product, industrial production, unemployment, and wages, 48 (table); financial policy, 64; gold prices in Zurich, 130 (table); interest rates, 8, 64

    Syrian Region, U.A.R.—balance of payments, 100 (table), 107; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); financial policy, 70; money supply, 71, 73 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 27, 28 (table)

    Technical Assistance, Fund—39

    Terms of Trade—70

    Thailand—balance of payments, 100 (table), 108; bank credit, 74; financial policy, 75; money supply, 71, 73 (table)

    Togo—membership in Fund, application for, 23

    Trade Cycle—4, 45, 76

    Trade, World—see World Trade

    Training Program, Fund—41

    Transactions, Fundsee Fund Transactions

    Treaty of Central American Integration—122

    Treaty of Montevideo—121

    Turkey—balance of payments, 100 (table), 107; bank credit, 74; credit from European Fund, 120; currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); discount rate, 74; exchange reforms, 116; par value, 116; stabilization policy, 35, 75; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 27, 28 (table), 29

    Underdeveloped Countries—see Primary Producing Countries

    Unemployment—48 (table)

    Union of South Africa—balance of payments, 100 (table), 105; currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); exports and imports, 56, 57 (table); gold mining’costs and profits, 124; gold output, 123; gold sales, 132; gold shares index, 124

    U.S.S.R.—exports to and from industrial countries, 52 (table); gold sales, 125 (chart), 126

    United Arab Republicsee Egyptian Region; Syrian Region

    United Kingdom—acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, 12; balance of payments, 4, 50, 76, 85-90; budget, 60, 67; capital movements, 5; cost of living, 48 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); exports and imports, 54; financial policy, 63, 65, 67; gold and foreign exchange reserves, 109, 110 (table), 112 (table); gold exports and imports, 127; gross national product, 48 (table); industrial production, 48 (table), 49; interest rates, 63, 65; London gold market, 127-29; prepayment of debt, 9; unemployment, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    U.K. Colonial Territories—balance of payments, 100 (table)

    United Nations—Fund cooperation with, 36

    United States—balance of payments, 3, 50, 76, 77 (table), 80-85, 113 (table), 129; cost of living, 48 (table); exports and imports, 51-54; financial policy, 60, 67; gold, Executive Order on, 129; gold production, 124; gold reserves, 110 (table), 112 (table), 113; gross national product, 48 (table), 50; industrial production, 48 (table); interest rates, 61, 65; trade balance, 51-54; trade cycle, 4, 45; trade with EEC and EFTA countries, 55; unemployment, 47, 48 (table); wages, 48 (table)

    Uruguay—balance of payments, 100 (table), 104; financial policy, 75; money supply, 71, 73 (table); par value, 116; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 27, 28 (table)

    Venezuela—balance of payments, 57 (table), 58, 100 (table), 102; money supply, 71, 73 (table); stand-by arrangement with Fund, 28 (table)

    Viet-Nam—money supply, 73 (table)

    Wages—48 (table)

    World Payments Situationsee Balance of Payments

    World Trade—3-11, 45, 51-59

    Yugoslavia—currency purchase from Fund, 25 (table); currency repurchase from Fund, 26 (table); exchange reforms, 116; exports and imports, 57 (table); Fund quota, increase in, 23; industrial production, 69; stand-by arrangement with Fund, 27, 28 (table), 29

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