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Back Matter

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International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.
Published Date:
August 2016
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    Index

    A

    • Access policy

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 200

    • Access policy, use of Fund resources

      • access guidelines and limits in credit tranches and under Extended Fund Facility 434

      • balance of payments needs 421

      • capital account crises 437

      • capital account crises, modifications to Supplemental Reserve Facility 443

      • capital account crises, prevention 457

      • exceptional circumstances 438, 449

      • exceptional circumstances, review 448

      • Flexible Credit Line 334

      • modifications to Supplemental Reserve Facility 443

      • Rapid Financing Instrument 409, 410

      • review 443

    • Accounting by members

      • ownership of gold and currency subscriptions 17

    • Administered Account

      • interim account for windfall gold sales profits 201

    • Administrative Account

      • balances 862

      • reserve tranche position 862

    • African Development Bank

      • communication concerning members arrears to the Fund 841

      • exchange of document 728

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • African Development Fund 804

    • Andean Reserve Fund

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • Annual Report (IMF) 250

    • Anti-money laundering

      • effectiveness, review of program (2011) 132

      • FSAP framework 133

    • Anti-money laundering and CFT

      • review of strategy, 2014 135

    • Arab Monetary Fund

      • exchange of documents with 728

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • Archives policy

      • access by outside persons 686

    • Arrears

      • lending into arrears to official creditors 422

      • lending into arrears to private creditors 426, 428

      • settlement of disputes between members 433

    • Arrears of a member to creditors other than the Fund

      • debt strategy 421

      • extended arrangements, performance criterion 370

      • first credit tranche 420

      • Fund lending into nonsovereign arrears 427

      • Fund lending into sovereign arrears 428

      • Fund policies and procedures 420

      • non-toleration of arrears to official creditors 422

      • performance criteria 427

      • stand-by arrangement, performance criterion 370

    • Article I, purposes of the Fund 302, 574, 579

    • Article I, Section 1(iii), manipulation of exchange rates 40

    • Article II, Section 2 membership 18

    • Article III, Section 2, adjustment of quotas 1

    • Article IV consultations

      • 2012 Decision on Bilateral and Multilateral Surveillance 36

      • ad hoc consultations 37

      • Article VIII restrictions 582

      • Article XIV restrictions 582

      • bilateral and multilateral consultations 24

      • Central African Economic and Monetary Union 50

      • conditionality discussions 310

      • data provision 603

      • document exchange with WTO 720

      • Eastern Caribbean Currency Union 52

      • euro area 47, 49

      • European Central Bank, observer status 717

      • evaluation and review of related programs 310

      • governance issues 64, 69

      • macro-financical surveillance 42

      • multiple currency practices 586

      • Post-Program Monitoring 464

      • procedural deadlines for completion 405

      • use of Fund resources 310

      • World Bank, collaboration with 713

      • World Bank, observer status 707

      • World Trade Organization, observer status 724, 940

    • Article IV, Section 1, general obligations of members 28

    • Article IV, Section 1, principles for guidance of members policies 23, 27

    • Article IV, Section 1(iii) 34

    • Article IV, Section 2, notification of exchange arrangements 21

    • Article IV, Section 3, surveillance over exchange arrangements 28

    • Article IV, Section 3(a), surveillance over exchange rate policies 27

    • Article IV, Section 3(a), surveillance over exchange rate policies 30, 726

    • Article IV, Section 3(b), surveillance over exchange rate policies 726

    • Articles of Agreement

      • amendment, Resolution 66-25

    • Article V, Section 1, designation of fiscal agency 531

    • Article V, Section 2(b) 201

    • Article V, Section 2(b), financial and technical services 137

      • gold sale profits 201

      • interim administered account for remaining windfall gold sale profits 205

    • Article V, Section 3, conditions governing use of Funds general resources application of Fund policies to purchases of currency borrowed by Fund 475, 528

      • early repurchase guidelines 475

      • meaning of with the provisions of this agreement, Article V, Section 3 302

    • Article V, Section 3(b)(ii)

      • balance of payments need 229

    • Article V, Section 3(b)(iii), waiver of limitation of 200 percent of quota

      • Extended Fund Facility 367

    • Article V, Section 3(d), operational budgets

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position for operational budgets 465, 470

      • selection of currencies in purchases 467

    • Article V, Section 3(f), transfers of SDRs 466

    • Article V, Section 5, limitation on use of Funds resources 341

    • Article V, Section 6(b), transfers of SDRs by the Fund 470

    • Article V, Section 6(c), sales of SDRs by the Fund 474

    • Article V, Section 7(b), early repurchases

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 465, 475

    • Article V, Section 7(c), repurchases 477

    • Article V, Section 7(i), selection of currencies for repurchases 470, 478

    • Article V, Section 8, charges 481

    • Article V, Section 8(a), charges 485, 487

    • Article V, Section 8(b), charges 477, 485, 487, 862

    • Article V, Section 8(c), charges 481, 484, 487

    • Article V, Section 8(d), charges 481

    • Article V, Section 8(e), charges 481

    • Article V, Section 9(a), remuneration 862

    • Article V, Section 11, maintenance of value 497

    • Article V, Section 12(f), other operations and transactions

      • gold sales 520, 866

    • Article V, Section 12(f)(ii), Special Disbursement Account (SDA) resources for assistance to low-income developing members 499

    • Article V, Section 12(h), investment of members currency held in SDA 499

    • Article V, Section 12(j), adoption of regulations for administration of Structural Adjustment Facility 499

    • Article VI, capital transfers

      • use of Fund resources for 522

      • WTO, information on Fund decisions requesting a member to exercise controls to prevent a large or sustained outflow of capital 935

    • Article VI, Section 1, use of Funds resources for capital transfers

      • freedom to adopt regulations on capital movements 523

    • Article VI, Section 2 of the Articles of Agreement of the Bank 889

    • Article VI, Section 3, controls on capital transfers 523

    • Article VII, Section 1, replenishment and scarce resources

      • borrowing by the Fund 524

    • Article VII, Section 3(b), scarce currency 573

    • Article VIII, general obligations of members

      • acceptance of obligations 581

      • bilateralism 574

      • bilateral payments arrangements 371

      • consultations, World Bank observer 707

      • payments restrictions 574, 578

      • restrictions 581

      • retention quotas 577

    • Article VIII, Section 2, avoidance of restrictions on current payments

      • acceptance of obligations under 579

    • Article VIII, Section 2(a)

      • restrictions on current payments and transfers 573

      • undue delays as payment restrictions 581

    • Article VIII, Section 2(b), unenforceability of exchange contracts

      • interpretation 571

    • Article VIII, Section 3, avoidance of discriminatory currency practices

      • acceptance of obligations under 577, 579

      • multiple currency practices 579, 587, 588

    • Article VIII, Section 4, convertibility of foreign-held balances

      • acceptance of obligations under 581

    • Article VIII, Section 5, furnishing of information to the Fund

      • declaration of censure 599

      • handling of potential breaches 608

      • members obligations 595

      • procedures prior to report by the Managing Director to the Executive Directors 596

      • review, 2008 607

      • sanctions 600

      • strengthening effectiveness of 595, 604

    • Article IX, Section 5, immunity of archives 686

    • Article IX, Section 7, privilege for communications, interpretation 691

    • Article X, relations with other international organizations 905

    • Article XII, Section 3(b), proposed amendment 12

    • Article XII, Section 3(b)(i), voting by Executive Directors 16

    • Article XII, Section 3(c), election of Executive Directors 16

    • Article XII, Section 3(c), proposed amendment 13

    • Article XII, Section 3(d), proposed amendment 13

    • Article XII, Section 3(f), appointed Executive Directors

      • Alternate Executive Directors, additional 9

    • Article XII, Section 3(f), proposed amendment 13

    • Article XII, Section 3(i), proposed amendment 13

    • Article XII, Section 3(i)(ii), voting by Executive Directors 16

    • Article XII, Section 3(j) 693

    • Article XII, Section 3(j), proposed amendment 14

    • Article XII, Section 4, Managing Director and staff 742

    • Article XII, Section 6, reserves, distribution of net income, and investment 743

    • Article XII, Section 6(d)

      • partial distribution of windfall gold sale profits 201

    • Article XII, Section 6(f)(ii) 756

    • Article XII, Section 6(f)(vi) 202

    • Article XII, Section 6(f)(ix) 202

    • Article XII, Section 7, publication of reports 760

    • Article XII, Section 7(a) 787, 909

    • Article XII, Section 8 775

    • Article XII, Section 8, proposed amendment 14

    • Article XIII, Section 2 564

    • Article XIV, exchange restrictions under transitional arrangements

      • availment of transitional provisions 579

      • bilateralism 574

      • commitment to current account convertibility 581

      • multiple currency practices 577

      • retention quotas 576

    • Article XIV, Section 2, exchange restrictions

      • maintenance of orderly exchange arrangements 587

      • multiple currency practices 587

      • restrictions related to national security 573

      • transitional arrangements 571, 575

      • undue delays as payments restrictions 581

    • Article XIV, Section 3, representation by the Fund

      • application 588

      • meaning of exceptional circumstances 589

    • Article XIV, Section 3 788

    • Article XVII, Section 3 201

    • Article XVII, Section 3, other holders of SDRs 801

    • Article XVIII 808

    • Article XVIII, Section 1(a), principles and considerations governing SDR allocation and cancellation 809

    • Article XVIII, Section 4(c)

      • allocation and cancellation of SDRs 810

    • Article XIX, Section 2(c), SDR operations and transactions between participants

      • donations 821

      • forward operations 820

      • loans 813

      • other holders 801

      • pledges 815

      • settlement of financial obligation 812

      • swap operations 819

      • transfers as secruity for the performance of financial obligations 817

    • Article XIX, Section 4, limit on SDR Department participants obligation

      • to provide currency 528

    • Article XIX, Section 5, designation of participants to provide currency 823

    • Article XIX, Section 5(a)(i), designation plans 465, 826

    • Article XIX, Section 5(c), designation rules in SDR Department 826

    • Article XIX, Section 6(b), reconstitution 828

    • Article XIX, Section 7(a), calculation of exchange rates 530, 812, 813, 815, 817, 819

    • Article XX, Section 1, interest paid on holding of SDRs 801

    • Article XX, Section 2, SDR Department interest and charges 829

    • Article XX, Section 5, application against unpaid charges of SDRs acquired by participants after payment date 830

    • Article XXI(a)(ii), proposed amendment 14

    • Article XXIII, Section 1, suspension of operations and transactions in SDRs 803

    • Article XXIV, Sections 1(a) and 1(b) 808

    • Article XXIV, Section 4 808

    • Article XXVI, Section 2(b) 884, 889

    • Article XXVI, Section 3, withdrawal from membership 532

    • Article XXIX, interpretation

      • New Arrangements to Borrow, interpretation outside the purview of Article XXIV 533

      • unenforceability of exchange contracts 525

    • Article XXIX(a), interpretation

      • authority of the Fund to use its resources 302, 879

      • privilege for communications, Article IX, Section 7 691

        • unenforceability of exchange contracts under Article VIII, Section 2(b) 571

      • Article XXIX(a), proposed amendment 15

      • Article XXX(c), definition of reserve tranche purchase

        • exclusion of purchases and holdings from EFF 862

      • Article XXX(c)(iii), exclusion of purchases and holdings in credit tranches or under extended arrangements 862

      • Article XXX(f), freely usable currencies 863

      • Asian Development Bank

        • communications concerning members arrears to the Fund 841

        • exchange of documents with 728

        • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

      • Attribution, rule of

        • members indebted to Fund 471

        • reduction in Funds holdings of currency 479

      • Audit

        • external audit firm rotation 787

        • framework Administered Account 140

        • PRGF-HIPC Trust 248, 258

        • safeguards for use of Fund resources 303

        • Supplementary Financing Facility Subsidy Account 866

      • Authorized Fund signatories 742

    B

    • Balance of payments need

      • conditionality 303

      • Fund-supported programs 305

      • lenders to ESAF Trust, need because of developments in reserves 223,247

      • Precautionary and Liquidity Line 384

      • protracted balance of payments problems 501

      • Rapid Financing Instrument 408

    • Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

      • investment by Fund of currencies held by Borrowed Resources Suspense Accounts 564

      • investment by Fund of currencies received by SFF Subsidy Account 874

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 803

    • Bank-Fund collaboration

      • debt sustainability assessments 716

      • IMF-World Bank Concordat 696

      • World Bank observer status 708

    • Bank of Central African States

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • Bilateralism and convertibility 574

    • Bilateral payments arrangements

      • stand-by arrangement 371

      • three-month settlement rule, temporary exemption 575

    • Blackout periods

      • General Resources Account arrangements 327

    • Board of Governors Resolutions

      • Composite Resolution 881

      • quota and voice reform 1

      • SDR allocation, First Basic Period 808

      • SDR allocation, Ninth Basic Period 810

      • SDR allocation, Third Basic Period 809

    • Borrowed Resources Suspense Accounts

      • establishment 563

      • investment by the Fund of currencies held in 564

    • Borrowing by the Fund

      • guidelines 565

      • proposed modalities for 2012 567

    • Burden sharing

      • implementation in FY 2000 487

      • implementation in FY 2001 490

      • implementation in FY 2007 492

      • rate of charge, determination of 490

    • By-Laws

      • Section 20, audits 140, 245, 250, 787, 873

      • Section 22, compulsory withdrawal 842, 845, 846

    C

    • Capital account crises

      • access policy 437

      • exceptional access policy, 2004 review 448

      • exceptional access policy, SRF 443

    • Capital flows

      • action to limit disequilibrium flows, Composite Resolution 896

      • institutional view of liberalization and management 55

      • role of the Fund 58

      • WTO, information on Fund decisions requesting a member to exercise capital controls 939

    • Capital transfers

      • controls by members 523

      • multiple currency practices applicable solely to 585

      • use of Funds resources for 586

    • Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) 728

    • Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust

      • instrument to establish 284

      • Qualifying Public Health Disaster, definition 291

      • transformation of Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust 217

      • transformation of the Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust 282

      • Umbrella Account, terms and conditions for administration 298

    • Censure

      • draft declaration 843

    • Central African Economic and Monetary Union

      • surveillance over monetary and exchange rate policies 50

    • Charges

      • accounting for charges from members with overdue obligations 481

      • administrative account balances 862

      • extended arrangements 372

      • future changes in charges 481

      • media of payment in General Resources Account 483

      • payment by nonparticipant in the SDR Department 483

      • payment of net charges and assessment in the SDR Department for FY ended April 30, 1982 829

      • setoff in connection with a retroactive reduction of charges due by members in arrears 487

      • special charges on overdue financial obligations to the Fund 484, 486

      • stand-by arrangements 372

      • surcharge on purchases in credit tranches and under the EFF 481

      • value date for payments of special charges 486

      • waiver of special charges 485

    • Chinese renminbi

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 798

    • Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies 348

    • Collateral 643

    • collateral guarantees on debt, international reserves template 643

    • Committee on Reform of the International Monetary System Composite Resolution 881

    • Communications, privilege for interpretation of Article IX, Section 7 691

    • Compensatory Financing Facility

      • indicative targets 307, 308, 309

      • repeal 336

      • repurchase expectation 475

      • repurchases 475

    • Compulsory withdrawal 845, 846, 847

    • Concessional financing

      • eligibility to use Funds facilities 514

    • Conditionality

      • benchmarks 307, 308, 309

      • consistency with WTO agreements with Fund member 722

      • consultation clauses 307

      • emergency financing mechanism 459

      • financing assurance reviews 309

      • first credit tranche 360

      • floating tranches 310

      • guidelines on 303

      • individual circumstances of members 304

      • letters of intent 307

      • modalities 306

      • monetary policy consultation clause (MPCC) 329

      • monetary policy regimes 329

      • national ownership 304

      • outcomes-based 306

      • ownership 304, 352

      • performance criteria 308

      • performance criteria and phasing, relationship 311

      • performance criteria with respect to foreign borrowing 326

      • PRGF-ESF arrangements 362

      • principles 303

      • prior actions 308, 339, 343, 362

      • program design 304

      • program review 308

      • public debt limits 316

      • review, 2012 313

      • stand-by arrangement, normal access to credit tranches 359

      • streamlining 361, 363

      • structural benchmarks 307

      • structural performance criteria inapplicable 332

      • waiver, adopting measures prior to granting of 307

      • waiver, nonobservance of performance criteria 310

    • Confidentiality

      • exchange of documents with other international agencies 727

      • FSAP Confidentiality Protocol 113

      • side letters 336

    • Consultation clause

      • stand-by arrangements 372

    • Consultations other than under Article IV

      • acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, Sections 2, 3, and 4 579

      • Article VIII restrictions 573, 574

      • Article XIV restrictions 574, 577, 707

      • bilateral agreements 574

      • competitive depreciation 583

      • conditionality, consultation clauses 307

      • multiple currency practices 577

      • prescribed holders of SDRs 802

      • PRGF-ESF, consultation with creditors 226

      • sale of members currencies 466

      • trade and payments restrictions, escalation 583

      • United Nations 907, 909

      • World Trade Organization 720

    • Contingent Credit Lines (CCLs)

      • extended arrangements and 373

    • Convertibility

      • acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, Sections 2, 3, and 4 578

      • bilateralism 574

      • currency 576, 578

      • current account of the balance of payments 578, 580

      • retention quotas 575

    • Cross-conditionality

      • avoidance 706

    • Currencies

      • attribution of reduction of Funds holdings 479

      • charges on Funds holdings in excess of quota 481

      • freely usable 803, 863, 871

      • General Resources Account 465, 470, 483, 496

      • guidelines for operational budget allocation of currencies, review 468

      • maintenance of value 496

      • repurchases 476

      • reserve asset payments 19

      • sale of currencies of members with outstanding purchases 466, 468

      • subscription to the Fund, ownership 17

      • use in operational budgets 465

    • Current international transactions (current account transactions)

      • bilateralism 574

      • multiple currency practices 585

      • payments arrears 421

      • restrictions involving WTO members 723, 939

      • restrictions on payments and transfers 574, 578

      • undue delays in availability or use of foreign exchange 581

    D

    • Data provision to the Fund

      • for surveillance 603

    • Data provision to the Fund for surveillance

      • review, 2008 607

      • review, 2012 611, 612

    • Data Standards Initiative

      • ninth review, 2015 124

    • Debt limits

      • policy in Fund-supported programs review, 2013 323

    • Debt operations

      • condition precedent clauses 433

      • management of the debt situation 433

      • mandatory prepayment 433

    • Debt-service ratio 271

    • Debt strategy

      • payments of arrears to creditors 419, 421, 581

    • Debt sustainability assessments 714

      • Fund-Bank collaboration 714

    • Debt sustainability framework

      • low-income countries 214

    • Declaration of censure 841

    • Declaration of ineligibility 845, 847

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 840

      • publicity 857

      • termination 857

      • timing 852

    • Declaration of noncooperation 841

      • draft declaration 845

      • publicity upon withdrawal 858

      • termination 857

      • timing 852

    • De-escalation of remedial measures 858

    • Default, sovereign 426, 460

    • Designation, SDR Department

      • acceptance limit 825

      • assessment of strength of balance of payments and governance position 465

      • rules for designation, review 823

      • rules for designation, revision 826

    • Development Committee (Joint Ministerial Committee on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries)

      • changes in the organization of work and structure of the Secretariat function 901

      • establishment and composition 888

      • Executive Directors participation in meetings 890

      • HIPC Initiative 251, 259

      • Managing Directors participation in meetings 890

      • procedures 891

      • rules of procedure 900

      • WTO observer 724

    • Discrimination

      • balance of payments reasons 578

      • disputes between members, comparable treatment of creditors 421

      • multiple currency practices 591

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members, use of general resources 304

    • Disputes between members

      • role of the Fund 433

    E

    • Early repurchases

      • guidelines 475

      • members balance of payments and gross reserve position 475

    • Easing work pressures

      • omnibus paper 401

    • East African Development Bank

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • East Caribbean Currency Authority

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

      • surveillance over monetary and exchange rate policies 52

    • Economic Development Document

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 220

    • Emergency assistance

      • post-conflict countries 236

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust qualification 237

      • repeal and replacement by Rapid Financing Instrument 410

      • repurchase 476

    • Emergency financing mechanism (EFM)

      • conditions for activation 461

      • early repurchase 463

    • Enhanced General Data Dissemination Standard (e-GDDS)

      • endorsed by Executive Board 125

      • Enhanced General Data Dissemination Standard (eGDDS)

      • access by the public 676

      • automated monitoring arrangements 683

      • dimensions 667

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board 682

      • implementation 681

      • integrity and credibility 677

      • purposes and framework 667

      • quality 680

      • reviews and withdrawal 685

    • Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) Trust (transformed in to Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Trust)

      • blend of general and SAF/ESAF resources 855

      • borrowing for Loan Account, consultation with creditors 227

      • eligible members 507

      • establishment 227, 515

      • gold pledge 855

      • gold, use of 228

      • legal documentation 229

      • loans in conjunction with SAF loans 504

      • loans to Trust as members official reserves 229

      • operational agreements 227

      • overdue financial obligations to Fund 836

      • performance criteria 225

      • prior actions 345

      • rescheduling not available 228

      • rights accumulation program 855

      • Structural Adjustment Facility, assistance in conjunction with 504

      • Subsidy account 227

      • transformation to PRGF Trust 223

      • use of SDRs 806

    • Enhanced surveillance

      • Article VIII obligations 581

    • Enlarged access

      • repurchases 437

    • Euro

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 798

      • freely usable currency 863

      • rates for computation and maintenance of value 497

    • Euro area members

      • surveillance over monetary and exchange rate policies 49, 717

    • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

      • exchange of documents with 728, 730

    • European Central Bank (ECB)

      • observer status 717

    • European Commission (EC)

      • Article IV consultations 49

      • exchange of documents with 728, 732

    • European Investment Bank (EIB)

      • exchange of documents with 728

    • Exceptional access policy 438

    • Exchange arrangements

      • exchange taxes and subsidies, notification 22

      • flexible, notification of significant decision 22

      • intervention 22

      • multiple currency practices, prior Fund approval 22

      • notification of 21

    • Exchange contracts

      • unenforcability, Funds interpretation of Article VIII, Section 2(b) 571

    • Exchange controls

      • nonsovereign arrears stemming from imposition 427

    • Exchange of documents with other international agencies

      • ad hoc requests 729

      • Article IV consultation staff reports 724, 729

      • changes in procedures 729

      • criteria for access 727

      • Recent Economic Developments reports 725

      • technical assistance reports 726

      • use of Fund resources staff papers 729

    • Exchange rate policies

      • euro area 47

    • Exchange rates

      • coherence in global policymaking 721

      • computations and maintenance of value 496

      • computations and maintenance of value (value date) 496

      • fixed 586

      • floating guidelines 895

      • fluctuating 22, 586

      • General Arrangements to Borrow 530

      • New Arrangements to Borrow 531

      • unification in multiple rate systems 591

    • Exchange restrictions

      • approval by Fund 582

      • Article VIII, Section 2, 3, and 4 obligations 579

      • avoidance of escalation 583

      • balance of payments reasons 580

      • bilateralism 574

      • competitive depreciation 583

      • consultations with Fund 579, 583

      • discrimination for balance of payments reasons 578

      • Fund representation in exceptional circumstances under Article XIV, Section 3 589, 788

      • guiding principle on whether a measure is an exchange restriction 579

      • non-balance of payments reasons 580

      • performance criteria, stand-by arrangement 370

      • retention quotas 575

      • security reasons 573

      • transitional arrangements under Article XIV 576, 579

      • undue delays 523, 581

      • World Trade Organization, information on Fund approval 939

    • Exchange subsidies 22

    • Exchange taxes 22, 586, 590

    • Executive Board

      • Alternate Executive Directors, additional 9

      • Code of Conduct 733

      • meetings, procedural guidelines 739

      • notification of exchange arrangements 21

      • reform of, Resolution 66–2 5

      • report on Eleventh General Review of Quotas 1, 336

      • side letters procedures 336

    • Executive Directors

      • IMFC meetings participation 883

      • voting power, effect of adjustment of quota 733

    • ex post assessments

      • press releases 777

    • Ex-post assessments

      • discontinued 407

    • Extended arrangements

      • charges 372

      • completion of reviews 377

      • Consultation clauses 372

      • form, standard 373

      • ineligiblity 833

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 340, 344

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 833

      • phasing 373

      • structural performance criteria not applicable 332

    • Extended Fund Facility applicable situations 365

      • arrangements for periods not exceeding four years 366

      • charges 367

      • form of extended arrangement 373

      • phasing of purchases 367

      • repurchases 367

      • review 368

      • stand-by arrangement policies applicable 367

      • waiver of conditions of Article V, Section 3(b)(iii) 367

    • External Audit Committee 787

    • External audit of Fund financial statements 787

    • External debt

      • management of debt situation 433

    • External debt performance criteria concessionality, definition 326

      • stand-by arrangement 370

    F

    • Financial Action Task Force

      • Fund collaboration with 134

    • Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

      • endorsement of methodology 131

      • Fund collaboration with 132

    • Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)

      • Bank-Fund collaboration 113

      • Confidentiality Protocol 113

      • coverage of macroprudential frameworks 111

      • Financial Stability Assessments (FSSAs) 109

      • offshore financial centers (OFCs) 126

      • review, 2014 111, 153

      • stability assessments, mandatory 109

    • Financial Stability Board

      • membership of the Fund 730, 732

    • First credit tranche purchase

      • elimination of payments arrears 420

      • liberal Fund attitude 360

      • reasonable efforts test 360, 420

    • First credit tranche stand-by arrangements

      • phasing and performance clauses omitted 360

    • Fiscal agency

      • safeguards on use of Fund resources when fiscal agent not central bank 348

    • Flexible Credit Line

      • ARA metric 396, 400

      • Emergency Financing Mechanism procedures not applicable 380

      • establishment 377

      • indicators of institutiional strength 396

      • indicators of institutional strength 400

      • performance criteria not applicable 378

      • phasing not applicable 378

      • qualification criteria 377

      • review (2011) 389

      • review, 2014 392, 397

      • review no later than November 2014 388

    • Forms

      • draft declaration on censure or noncooperation 845

      • draft first letter to all Governors regarding a members overdue financial obligations to the Fund 843

      • draft second letter to all Governors regarding a members overdue financial obligations to the Fund 844

      • extended arrangement 373

      • stand-by arrangement 368

    • Fourteenth General Review of Quotas 5

    • Fragile situations, countries in

      • unique challenges 211

    • Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities

      • instrument to establish 142

    • Framework Administered Account for Technical Assistance Activities

      • adoption of Instrument to establish 138

      • Instrument to establish 137

      • investment of resources 139

      • Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre Subaccount 141

    • Freely usable currency

      • renminbi 796

    • Fund-Bank collaboration

      • attendance at Fund Board Meetings 707

    • Furnishing of information to the Fund 340, 595

    G

    • G-20 mutual assessment process 120

      • role of the Fund 120

    • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

      • Fund collaboration with 719, 896

      • import restrictions for balance of payments reasons 580

      • Voluntary Declaration on Trade and Other Current Account Measures 896

    • General Arrangements to Borrow (GAB) 524

      • borrowing by the Fund, guidelines 565

      • emergency financing mechanism 459

      • interest 503

      • letter from Frances Minister of Finance to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 536

      • participants and amounts of credit 534

      • quotas, Eleventh General Review 1

      • repayment by the Fund 528

      • sales of currencies of members indebted to Fund 471

      • transferability of claims 531

      • use of credit arrangements for nonparticipants 534

    • General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)

      • phased approach 666

      • purposes 665

    • General Resources Account (GRA)

      • adjustment of Fund holdings of members currency 497

      • annual reimbursement of PRGF-ESF Trust expenses 521

      • designation, assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 465

      • gold held, sale 520

      • maintenance of value 497

      • media payment in 483

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 340

      • overdue charges 485

      • rates for computation and maintenance of value 496

      • repayment expectation under PRGF Trust, failure to meet 223

      • rights approach 855

      • rules, applicability to PRGF Trust administration 224

      • sale of currencies at the request of members with outstanding purchase 468

      • sale of SDRs by the Fund for payment for increase in quota 474

      • specification of currencies by the Fund 470

      • Subsidy Account, reimbursement of administrative expenses 872

      • transfers of SDRs instead of currencies under Article V, Section 3(f) 466

    • Gold

      • gold pledge for use of ESAF Trust resources 855

      • harmonization of excess holdings of SDRs 824

      • interim administered account for remaining windfall gold sales profit 205

      • interim administered account for windfall gold sales profits 201

      • ownership of gold and currency for subscriptions 17

      • payment for repurchases 478

      • use of gold sales profits in Investment Account 759

    • Governance issues

      • Article IV consultations 69

      • corruption 65, 67, 68

      • HIPC Initiative 260

      • macroeconomic impact test for Fund involvement 65, 70

      • policy advice 64, 66

      • role of the Fund 665, 666

      • technical assistance 64

      • technical issues 64, 66

      • transparency 64, 68

      • use of Fund resources 70

    • Gross reserve position

      • assessment for purposes of designation plans, operational budgets, and early repurchases 468

    • Guidelines

      • access by members to Fund’s general resources 434

      • allocation of currencies, operational budget 468

      • borrowing by the Fund 565

      • conditionality 303, 360

      • corrective action 340, 345

      • designation plans 465

      • early repurchases, guidelines 475, 479

      • Fund staff collaboration with the WTO 719

      • governance issues 64

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 340

      • operational budget 465

      • payment of reserve assets for subscription 17

      • performance criteria and phasing 311

      • performance criteria with respect to foreign borrowing, discount rate for assessing concessionality 326

      • public debt conditionality 318

      • SDR valuation basket, calculation of currency amounts 799

      • selection of currencies by the Fund 468, 470

    H

    • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

      • status of implementation, 2005 271

    • Heavily Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

      • status of implementation (2011) 269

    I

    • Immunities and Privileges of Specialized Agencies, United Nations Convention 912

    • Immunity of Fund officials

      • policy statement 693

    • Import restrictions for balance of payments reasons

      • GATT 420

      • stand-by arrangements 371

    • Income position

      • assessment under Article XX, Section 4, for FY 2014 831

      • assessment under Article XX, Section 4, for FY 2015 831

      • Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust reimbursement for FY 2015 874

      • MDRI-I Trust reimbursement for FY 2014 278

      • PCDR Trust reimbursment for FY 2014 873

      • placement of FY 2014 net income of GRA to the Special Reserve and the General Reserve 755, 756

      • PRGT reimbursement for FY2014 209

      • PRGT reimbursement for FY 2015 210

      • PRGT Reserve Account Transfer to Subsidy Account 494

      • PRGT Reserve Account transfer to Subsidy Account, FY 2012 and FY 2013–14 494

      • rate of charge for FY 2015 and 2016 495

      • rate of charge for FY 2016 495

      • transfer of currencies to the Investment Account for FY 2013 756

      • transfer of investment income for FY 2014 to GRA 755

      • transfer of investment income for FY 2015 to GRA 755

    • Ineligibility to use Fund resources

      • declaration of ineligibility 599, 844, 857

      • extended arrangements 833

      • limitation and ineligibility under Article V, Section 5 473

      • publicity 857

      • stand-by arrangements 371, 833

    • Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

      • communication regarding members arrears to the Fund 841

      • exchange of documents with 728

    • Interest

      • means of payment under Trust Fund 864

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 173

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust, interest-free loans 243

    • Interim Committee governance 346

    • International Monetary and Financial Committee, transformation of Interim Committee into 883

      • rules of procedures 899

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 346

      • terms of reference 885

    • International Court of Justice 908

    • International Development Association (IDA)

      • HIPC Initiative 260, 261

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • International Financial Statistics (IFS) 606

    • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

      • prescribed holders of SDRs 804

    • International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC, formerly Interim Committee)

      • Fourteenth General Review of Quotas 5

      • participation of Executive Directors in meetings 884

      • participation of Managing Director in meetings 884

      • procedures 885

      • terms of reference 884

    • International organizations

      • transmittal of Fund documents 726

    • Interpretation

      • Article IX, Section 7, privilege for communications 691

      • Articles of Agreement 302

      • Article VIII, Section 2(b), unenforceability of exchange contracts 571

      • Article VI, use of Fund resources for capital transfers 302

      • Article XIV, Section 3, Fund representation in exceptional circumstances on withdrawal of Article XIV, Section 3

      • restrictions 788

    • Investigation of Fund activities, cooperation procedures 688

    • Investment Account

      • amendment of rules and regulations, 2015 745

      • Endowment Subaccount 751

      • establishment 743

      • Fixed Income SubAccount 748

      • Fixed-Income Subaccount and Endowment Subaccount) 746

      • investment strategy for the fixed-income subaccount, review, 2015 743

      • objective 745

      • responsibilities of Managing Director 746

      • sources of assets 745

      • use of gold sales profits 759

      • use of investment income 747

      • Investment authority of the Fund

      • additional considerations 757

      • Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

      • exchange of documents with 728

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    J

    • Japanese yen

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 798

      • freely usable currency 863

      • weight in SDR valuation basket 798

    • Joint Staff Advisory Notes

      • streamline modalities, amendments to 268

    • Joint Staff Assessments 262

    L

    • Lapse of time procedures

      • program review, completion 407

      • program reviews, completion 401

      • transmittal of supplementary information to WTO 720

    • Lending into arrears 428

      • review of policy 432

    • Letters of intent (LOIs)

      • deletion from documents released to aid agencies 692, 730

      • side letters 336

    • Loan Account

      • borrowing for 175

    • Low-income countries

      • access to concessional resources 416

      • concessional financing framework 415

      • concessional financing framework, reform of 155

      • contingency financing 417

      • debt sustainability framework 214

      • design of PRGT arrangements 417

      • fragile situations 212

      • Fund support in public health disasters 217

      • poverty reduction strategies of the Fund 219

      • review of facilities 415

      • role of the Fund 413

    M

    • Maintenance of value

      • overdue adjustments 836

      • rates for computations 496

    • Managing Director

      • authorized signatories 742

      • consultation with creditors for additional borrowing for PRGF Trust Loan Account 227

      • consultation with member on changes in exchange rate policies 22

      • consultation with member with outstanding purchases on sale of currency 471

      • Development Committee, participation in meetings of 890

      • General Arrangements to Borrow, proposals for calls 534

      • International Monetary and Financial Committee, participation in meetings of 884

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members 305

      • use of Fund resources, recommendation regarding approval 305

    • Medium-term budget, FY 16–18

      • streamlining proposals 406

    • Misreporting and noncomplying disbursements, PRGF-ESF Trust

      • prior action, accuracy of information 345

      • repayment expectation 232, 242

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 347

      • waiver of applicability or for nonobservance of performance criteria 225

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases

      • publication of cases 785

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases, General Resources Account

      • corrective action 340

      • performance criteria or other conditions, accuracy of information 340, 344

      • prior actions, accuracy of information 343

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 346

      • waivers 341

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases, Policy Support Instrument (PSI)

      • corrective action 150

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases, PRGF and PRGT facilities

      • corrective action 194

    • Misreporting in de minimis cases

      • Article VIII, Section 5 601

      • de minimis, definition 343

      • General Resources Account 342

      • Policy Support Instrument 152

      • Special PRGF Operations for HIPC 241

    • Monetary policy regimes

      • conditionality 329

    • Moral hazard 411, 438, 450, 460

    • Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

      • status of implementation (2011) 269

    • Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative-II (MDRI-II) Trust

      • liquidation 274

      • Post-MDRI-II Interim Administered Account 274

      • transfer of remaining balances 278

    • Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative-I (MDRI-1) Trust

      • liquidation 274

    • Multiple currency practices

      • approval 22, 591

      • approval criteria, when imposed for balance of payments reasons 580, 593

      • approval criteria, when imposed for non-balance of payments

      • reasons 580

      • Article IV consultations 594

      • balance of payments reasons 586, 593

      • capital transactions 594

      • consultation with Fund prior to changes 585, 586

      • discrimination 593

      • exchange taxes 590

      • jurisdiction of the Fund 587

      • nonbalance of payments reasons 585, 594

      • official action 592, 593

      • policy in 1947 584

      • policy in 1957 591

      • policy in 1998 592

      • simplification of complex rate systems 591

      • spread 592

      • statement to members transmitting Funds decisions 584

      • unification of exchange rates as basic Fund objectives 591

    • Mutual assessment process

      • G-20 120

    N

    • New Arrangements to Borrow

      • establishment 540

      • new participants 557

      • rollback of credit arrangements 561

    • New Arrangements to Borrow (NAB)

      • activation period 544

      • adherence 542

      • Fourteenth General Review of Quotas 8

      • General Terms and Conditions for NAB Notes 547

      • Interest 547

      • meeting of participants 560

      • rates of exchange 551

      • Special Calls 546

      • transferability 551

      • transferability of claims 562

      • withdrawal from membership 554

      • withdrawal of adherence 554

    • Noncooperation draft declaration 841

    • Nondiscriminatory treatment of members

      • Use of Fund resources 304

    • Nordic Investment Bank

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

    • Note Purchase Agreement

      • issuance of notes by Fund to official sector 570

    O

    • Observer status in the Fund

      • European Central Bank 717

      • World Bank 707

      • World Trade Organization 719, 940

    • Observer status of the Fund

      • World Bank 707

      • World Trade Organization 940

    • Official clearing and payments arrangements

      • temporary exemption from three-month settlement rule 575

    • Offshore financial centers (OFCs)

      • integration of assessment program with FSAP 126

    • Operational budgets

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 465

      • guidelines for operational budget allocation of currencies, review 468

      • specification of currencies by the Fund 468, 470

      • transfers of SDRs under Article V, Section 3(f) 466

    • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

      • exchange of documents 730

    • Overdue financial obligations to the Fund

      • accounting charges 484

      • Annual Report (IMF) 839

      • complaint by Managing Director 839

      • compulsory withdrawal 841, 842, 847, 848

      • declaration of censure 841, 845

      • declaration of ineligibility 840, 845, 847, 849, 857

      • declaration of noncooperation 842, 846, 848, 857

      • de-escalation of remedial measures 858

      • draft first letter to all Governors 843

      • draft second letter to all Governors 844

    • Eleventh General Review of Quotas 1

    • ESAF, no access to 835

    • extended arrangements and 833

    • flexibility in de-escalation policy because of Qualifying Catastrophic Disaster 861

    • Ninth General Review of Quotas 840, 849

    • nontoleration of arrears to official creditors 421

    • overdue maintenance of value adjustments 836

    • Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF) 326

    • preferred creditor status of Fund 836, 846, 849

    • prevention/deterrence measures, strengthened timetable of procedures 851

    • PSI, nonapproval 147

    • requests for the use of Fund resources under a stand-by or extended arrangements, management will not submit 833

    • review period 834

    • setoff in connection with retroactive reduction of charges 487

    • stand-by arrangements and 833

    • strengthened cooperative strategy 846, 856, 857

    • suspension of voting rights 850

    • technical assistance suspension 860

    P

    • Paris Club

      • debt rescheduling and Fund arrangements or programs 849

      • lending into arrears to official bilateral creditors 423

      • PRGF qualification for assistance 237

      • rescheduling discussions 729

      • rescheduling in the absence of Fund arrangement 849

      • rescheduling operations, Fund opposition to matching 412

    • Payments arrears of a member to other (non-Fund) creditors

      • Fund lending into nonsovereign arrears 428

      • Fund lending into sovereign arrears 428

      • Fund policies and procedures 426

      • performance criteria 419

    • Performance criteria under Fund arrangements

      • accuracy of information 343

      • conditionality guidelines 303

      • definition 308

      • first credit tranche, not subject to 360

      • number and content of 308

      • omitted in stand-by arrangements within first credit tranche 360

      • phasing, relationship 311

      • reporting on implementation, confidentiality relating to 339

      • side letters 340

      • structural performance criteria not applicable 332

      • waiver for nonobservance 310, 341, 343

      • waiver of applicability 310, 343

    • Phasing and performance criteria under Fund arrangements

      • omitted in stand-by arrangements within first credit tranche 360

      • operational guidelines 311

      • relationship 311

    • Policy Support Instrument

      • program reviews 148

    • Policy Support Instrument (PSI)

      • application of Guidelines on Conditionality 153

      • assessment criteria 150

      • definition 147

      • documents required 147

      • Economic Development Document (EDD) 148

      • eligibility 147, 148

      • misreporting 151

      • policy on arrears 153

      • policy on side letters 153

      • provision of Fund technical services 147

      • review 154

      • structural assessment criteria not needed for monitoring 154

      • termination 153

    • Position in the Fund 468

    • Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust

      • establishment 283

      • flexibility in de-escalation policy with respect to overdue payments to the Fund 861

      • transformation to Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust 282

      • Umbrella Account 301

    • Post-conflict emergency assistance 254, 258

    • Post-MDRI-II Interim Administered Account

      • establishment 274

      • instrument to establish 279

    • Post-Program Monitoring

      • Article IV consultation 464

      • publication policies 464

      • streamlining proposals under the FY 2016–18 budget 406

    • Pound sterling

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 798

      • freely usable currency 863

      • weight in SDR valuation basket 798

    • Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF) Trust

      • contributions, value date for operations and transactions 226

      • decision waivering of the applicability of a performance criterion 225

      • instrument to establish 159

      • modalities of gold pledge under rights approach 519

      • other provisions 222

      • prior actions, accuracy of information 345

      • repayment expectation 223

      • transformation to Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 155

      • waiver of performance criteria, accuracy of information 225

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF) Trust loans

      • performance criteria 225

      • performance criteria, accuracy of information 225

      • prior action, accuracy of information 345

      • repayment expectation 223

      • waiver of applicability or for nonobservance of performance criterion 345

    • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust

      • access limits 200

      • accuracy of data to assess observance of performance criteria 225

      • assistance, amount of 168

      • assistance, eligibility and conditions 161

      • Economic Development Document 220

      • eligibility and conditions for assistance 161

      • eligibility criteria 509

      • eligibility, criteria for graduation 510

      • eligibility framework, review, 2015 506

      • Extended Credit Facility 155, 159

      • failure to meet repayment obligation or expectation 223

      • instrument to establish 159

      • interest rate structure, review 210

      • loans, terms of 173

      • misreporting and noncomplying disbursements 194

      • Note Purchase Agreement 222

      • overdue financial obligations 197

      • Rapid Credit Facility 160

      • Standby Credit Facility 160

      • Subsidy Accounts 180

    • Poverty Reduction and Growth TrustFacility (PRGTF) and Exogenous Shocks Facility (ESF) Trust

      • instrument to establishment, adoption of Instrument 157

    • Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)

      • core principles 264

      • definition 233

      • progress 261

      • role in HIPC initiative 237

    • Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS)

      • conflict-affected states, special requirements 267

      • goals 265

      • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), achievement of 265

      • review 264

    • Poverty Strategy Reduction Paper (PSRP)

      • followed by Joint Staff Advisory Paper 268

    • Precautionary and Liqudity Line

      • conditionality 383

    • Precautionary and Liquidity Line

      • access limits 383

      • ARA metric 396, 400

      • balance of payments need 384

      • duration 382

      • eligibility 381

      • establishment to replace Precautionary Credit Line 389

      • indicators of institutional strength 396, 400

      • relationship between performance criteria and phasing not applicable 311

      • review, 2014 392, 397

      • review no later than November 2012 388

      • safeguards assessment 387

    • Precautionary and Liquidity Line Arrangements

      • terms and conditions 381

    • Precautionary Credit Line

      • repealed 388

      • review (2011) 389

    • Preferred creditor status of Fund 254, 411, 846, 849

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 836

    • Press releases

      • Article IV consultations 767

      • Executive Board consideration of FSAP reports 767

      • regional surveillance discussions 767

      • use of Fund resources or Policy Support Instrument 766

    • Prior actions

      • accuracy of information regarding implementation 344

      • definition 307

      • implementation under PRGF 345

      • reporting on implementation, confidentiality relating to 339

      • side letters 339

      • use in emergency financing mechanism 461

      • use in Extended Credit Facility, Standby Credit Facility and Exogenous Shocks Facility 345

      • use in Policy Support Instrument 151

    • Program reviews 308

      • ex-post evaluations, multi-country 404

      • lapse of time completion 401

      • procedural deadlines for completion 405

    • Protracted balance of payments problem 501

    • Publication

      • authorization and consent 760

      • country documents 761

      • Fund policy documents 770

      • multi-country documents 771

      • transparency policy 760, 775

      • web posting of Poverty Reduction Strategy documentation 779

    • Public debt limits

      • conditionality 316

    • Public health disasters

      • Fund support for low-income countries 217

    • Publicity

      • suspension of voting rights 784

      • termination of suspension of voting rights 784

    • Purchase transactions

      • resumption of purchases under stand-by arrangement after decision of formal ineligibility 371

      • suspension of transactions under stand-by arrangement 371

      • temporary suspension under Article XXVII, effect on GAB 532

    Q

    • Quotas

      • ad hoc increases 20

      • Eleventh General Review 1

      • Fourteenth General Review 5

      • Ninth General Review 849

      • payments of reserve assets in connection with subscription 17

      • sales of SDRs by Fund to members for quota payments 474

      • Seventh General Review 18, 474, 810, 826

      • Sixth General Review 18

      • voice and quota, reform of 1

      • voting power and adjustment of quotas 733

    R

    • Rapid Credit Facility

      • assistance under RCF 166

      • lending into arrears to official bilateral creditors 425

      • low-income countries in fragile situations 212

    • Rapid Financing Facility

      • balance of payments need 408

    • Rapid Financing Instrument

      • access limits 409, 410

      • establishment to replace emergency assistance policy 390

      • lending into arrears to official bilateral creditors 425

      • outright purchases 409

      • review, 2014 392

      • terms and conditions 408

    • Recent Economic Developments reports (REDs)

      • balance of payments consultations, WTO 720

      • transmittal to multilateral agencies 720

    • Reconstitution of SDRs

      • abrogation of rules 828

    • Reform of the Executive Board, Resolution 66–25

    • Renminbi

      • freely usable currency 796

    • Repayment expectations, PRGF Trust 223, 232, 242

    • Reports on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSCs)

      • anti-money laundering initiatives 133

      • assessment principles 130

      • no longer circulationed to Executive Directors in hard copy form discontinued 121

      • surveillance 607

    • Repurchase expectations

      • attribution of reduction of currency 479

      • Compensatory Financing Facility 475

      • failure to meet and extended arrangements 342, 345

      • failure to meet and stand-by arrangements 345

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 340, 345

    • Repurchases

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 465

      • attribution of reductions in Funds holdings of currencies 479

      • credit tranches 477

      • early repurchases, guidelines 479

      • emergency assistance 477

      • gold, acceptance in payment 478

      • gold, obligation to pay 478

      • procedures 477

      • Schedule B 478, 479

      • SDRs 478

      • selection of currencies by Fund 467, 470

      • special charges on overdue repurchases 477

      • timing of repurchases within a calendar month 477

    • Reserve position, gross

      • assessment for purposes of designation plans, operational budgets, and early repurchases 465

    • Reserve tranche position

      • administrative accounts 862

      • attribution of reductions in Funds holdings of currencies 479

      • balances held in Administrative Account 862

      • extended arrangements 862

      • remunerated position 19

    • Reserve tranche purchases, exclusion of purchases and holdings

      • credit tranches 862

      • extended arrangements 862

      • General Arrangements to Borrow 529

    • Retention quotas 575

    • Reviews under Fund arrangements

      • stand-by arrangement 368

    • Revolving character of the Funds resources 437

    • Rights accumulation programs 352, 853, 856, 859

      • gold pledge 855

    • Rights approach

      • arrears to the Fund, reduction 853

      • extension of eligibility 861

      • gold pledge 853

      • modalities of gold pledge for use of PRGF Trust resources 519, 853

      • operational modalities 852

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust eligibility 236

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust qualification 237

      • three-year period norm 853

    • Rules and Regulations Rule G-1, fiscal agency 531

      • Rule G-4, request for a purchase 473

      • Rule I-6(4)(a) 490, 493

      • Rule I-6(4)(b) 490, 493

      • Rule I-6(4), rate of charge 485, 487, 490, 871

      • Rule I-6, rate of charge(4) 493

      • Rule I-10, rate of remuneration 490, 493

      • Rule K-1 695

      • Rule O-2, valuation of currencies in terms of SDRs 497, 531, 812, 813, 815, 817, 819

      • Rule O-10, operational budget 466

      • Rule P-7, prescribed operation 812, 814, 815, 817, 820, 821

      • Rule P-9, recording of SDR transactions 805, 806, 813, 814, 816, 818, 820, 821, 822

      • Rule R-1 through Rule R-6, rules for reconstitution (abrogated) 828

    S

    • Safeguards assessment policy

      • review of experience, 2010 355

      • review of experience, 2015 357

    • Safeguards assessment process

      • audits 347, 348, 349

      • confidentiality 349, 355

      • distinction between first and second stages no longer applicable 354

      • first stage 348, 354

      • Precautionary and Liquidity Line 387

      • Rapid Financing Instrument 409

      • reports to remain confidential 351

      • review 350

      • second stage 349, 354

    • Safeguards, use of Fund resources

      • benchmarks based on Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies 348

      • publication of audited central bank financial statements 348

    • Sales of currencies of members indebted to the Fund

      • sale of currencies at the request of members with outstanding purchases 472

    • Santiago Principles 61

    • Schedule B, transitional provisions 18, 478

    • Schedule D

      • paragraph 1(a), proposed amendment 15

      • paragraph 5(e), proposed deletion 15

      • paragraph 5(f), proposed amendment 15

    • Schedule E

      • proposed amendment 16

    • Schedule F, designation 824

    • Schedule G, paragraph 1(a), reconstitution 828

    • Schedule J, settlement of accounts with withdrawing members 532

    • Schedule K, administration of liquidation 532

    • Schedule L

      • paragraph 1(b), proposed amendment 16

      • paragraph 3(c), proposed amendment 16

      • suspension of voting rights 884

    • Second Amendment

      • Article IV (surveillance over exchange rate policies) 18

      • payment of reserve assets in connection with subscription 18

      • repurchase under Schedule B 478

      • surveillance over exchange rate policies 18

    • Security reasons, exchange restrictions for 573

    • Short-Term Liqudity Facility

      • repeal 336

    • Side letters, use of Fund resources 336

    • Small states

      • Fund’s engagement with 45

    • Sovereign default 426, 460

    • Sovereign wealth funds

      • generally accepted principles and practices (GAPPs) 61

      • Santiago Principles 61

    • Special Contingent Account

      • additions to 835

    • Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus (SDDS Plus)

      • dimensions 652

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board 657

      • establishment 652

      • implementation 657

      • purpose and framework 652

    • Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

      • coverage 615

      • flexibility 619

      • purpose and framework 614

      • subscription 622

    • Special Data Dissemination Standards (SDDS)

      • access by the public 614

      • balance-sheet approach 605

      • liquidity management 605

    • Special Data Disseminaton Standard (SDDS)

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board 622

    • Special Disbursement Account (SDA)

      • investment 499

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust 233, 246

      • repayment expectation under PRGF Trust, failure to meet 223

      • Structural Adjustment Facility administration 499

      • termination and transfer of resources from Trust Fund 865

      • termination of assistance from SAF in conjunction with loans from ESAF Trust 518

      • transfer of resources to the ESAF Trust and retransfer to the SDA 517

    • Special drawing rights (SDRs) allocation for first basic period 808

      • allocation for the ninth basic period 810

      • allocation for third basic period 809

      • contributions to PRGF-HIPC Trust 235

      • currency weights 797

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 798

      • designation rules, revision 826

      • euro, weight in valuation basket 798

      • harmonization of excess holdings 824

      • holders prescribed by the Fund 803, 804

        • African Development Bank 804

        • African Development Fund 804

        • Andean Reserve Fund 804

        • Arab Monetary Fund 804

        • Asian Development Bank 804

        • Bank for International Settlements 803

        • Bank of Central African States 804

        • Central Bank of West African States 804

        • East African Development Bank 804

        • East Caribbean Currency Authority 804

        • Eastern Caribbean Central Bank 804

        • European Central Bank 804

        • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) 804

        • International Development Association 804

        • International Fund for Agricultural Development 804

        • Islamic Development Bank 804

        • Nordic Investment Bank 804

      • means of repayment by members on indebtedness under loan agreements 865

      • payment of net charges and assessment in the SDR Department for FY ended April 30, 1982 829

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust unit of account and media of payment 235

      • reconstitution, abrogation of rules 828

      • reserve asset payments 17

      • rules for designation, review 823

      • sales by the Fund for payment of subscriptions 17

      • sales by the Fund for the payment of charges 484

      • terms and conditions for accepting, holding, or using SDRs 801

      • transfers of SDRs for purchases under Article V, Section 3(f) 466

      • U.S. dollar, weight in valuation basket 798

      • use in donations 821

      • use in ESAF Trust operations or under an administered acount 806

      • use in forward operations 820

      • use in loans 813

      • use in payment of Trust Fund obligations 805, 864

      • use in pledges 815

      • use in PRGF-HIPC Trust operations or under an administered account 807

      • use in repurchases 477

      • use in settlement of financial obligations 812

      • use in Structural Adjustment Facility operations 805

      • use in subsidy payment from SFF Subsidy Account 805

      • use in swap operations 819

      • use in transfers as security for the performance of financial obligations 817

      • valuation method from October 16, 2016 796

    • Specification of currencies 470

    • Staff reports on Article IV consultations

      • document exchange with WTO 727

      • transmittal to international agencies 726, 728

    • Staff reports on enhanced surveillance

      • transmittal by members to creditors 116

    • Staff reports on use of Fund resources and post-program monitoring

      • publication policy 780

    • Standards and Codes Initiative

      • crisis resolution and deposit insurance, new policy areas 122

      • review (2011) 121

    • Stand-by arrangements

      • access to credit tranches, normally through 359

      • arrangements not international agreements 307

      • conditionality guidelines 303

      • consultation clauses 307, 371

      • contractual connotation avoidance 307

      • duration, normal 360

      • emergency purchases and 410

      • first credit tranche 360

      • form, standard 368

      • ineligibility 371

      • ineligiblity 833

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 340, 343, 344

      • noncomplying purchases 342

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members 305

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 833

      • performance criteria, accuracy of information 344

      • performance criteria with respect to external debt 326, 370

      • period for 360

      • phasing 360

      • policies and procedures 360

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust eligibility 236

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust qualification 237

      • prior actions, accuracy of information 343

      • program evaluation 310

      • repurchase 372

      • repurchase expectation 341, 342, 372

      • reserve tranche purchases 862

      • review 369

      • structural performance criteria not applicable 332

      • suspension of right to engage in transactions 371

      • uniform treatment of members 305

      • waiver for nonobservance of performance criteria 341, 343, 344

      • waiver of applicability of performance criteria 343, 344

    • Stand-By Arrangements

      • completion of reviews 377

    • Strengthened cooperative strategy

      • de-escalation of remedial measures 858

      • procedures 847

      • reversibility of actions 857

    • Structural Adjustment Facility (SAF)

      • access, potential 501, 507

      • amounts of assistance 500

      • commitment period 501

      • commitment period, new 505

      • disbursements 502, 505

      • eligible members list 507

      • income from investment and loans 516

      • loans under Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) 504

      • protracted balance of payments problem 501

      • purposes 500

      • qualification for assistance 501

      • resources 500

      • SDRs, use in operations 805, 806, 807

      • terms of loans 502

    • Subscriptions

      • accounting by members 17

      • ownership of gold and currency 17

      • reserve asset payments 17

    • Summings up and concluding remarks for policy items

      • review and finalization process 740

    • Supplemental Reserve Facility (SRF)

      • exchange rate for payment of subsidies 895

      • overdue financial obligations 371

      • repeal 336

    • Supplementary Financing Facility (SFF) Subsidy Account 867

      • eligible members 870

      • exchange rate for payment of subsidies 875

      • instrument to establish 867

      • investment 869

      • means of subsidy payments 875

      • rescheduling in cases of serious hardship 866

      • resources 867

      • SDRs, use of 805

      • subsidy amount 869

      • suspension of transfers and re-transfer of surplus 875

      • transfer from Special Disbursement Account 868

    • Surveillance

      • 2012 Decision on Bilateral and Multilateral Surveillance 25

      • Article IV consultations 36

      • bilateral surveillance, 2012 Decision 28

      • Central African Economic and Monetary Union 50

      • currency unions 29

      • data provision 603

      • Eastern Caribbean Currency Union 52

      • euro area 47, 49

      • legal framework 23

      • macro-financial 42

      • modalities 32

      • modernizing the legal framework, 2012 22

      • multilateral consultations 39

      • multilateral surveillance, 2012 decision 30

      • principles for guidance to the Fund 27

      • principles for the guidance of member’s policies 33

      • procedures 36

      • review of 2012

      • Decision 39

      • ROSCs 604, 607

      • scope 28

      • Special Data Dissemination Standards 606

      • stability assessments under FSAP mandatory 109

      • systemically important financial sectors 109

      • systemic stability 28

      • triennial review, 2014 41

      • West African Economic and Monetary Union 53

      • Suspension of membership 842

      • Suspension of voting rights

        • participation in International Monetary and Financial Committee 884

      • Swiss National Bank

        • GAB participant 535

      • Systemically Important Financial Sectors

        • conceptual framework 103

    T

    • Technical assistance

      • cooperation with Trusteeship Council 908

      • exchange rate system simplification 592

      • members not cooperating with the Fund 841

      • transmittal of reports to international agencies 726

    • Trade

      • role of trade in Fund work 59

      • Trade Integration Mechanism 418

      • trade-related balance of payments adjustments 418

    • Trade Integration Mechanism 418

    • Trade restrictions

      • avoidance of escalation 583, 896

      • import restrictions for balance of payments reasons, GATT 580

      • import restrictions for balance of payments reasons, stand-by arrangements 371

      • WTO involvement 720

    • Tranche policies

      • first credit tranche 360

      • floating tranche 310

    • Transparency

      • archives, access by outside persons 686

      • foreign reserves management 348

      • governance 64

      • presumed publication of country staff reports 780

      • review of policy, 2013 760

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 349

      • use of Fund resources 785

    • Trust for Special Poverty Reduction and Growth Operations for the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries and for Interim ECF Subsidy Operations (PRG-HIPC Trust)

      • amendment of PRGF-HIPC Trust to PRG-HIPC Trust 231

      • instrument to establish 231

    • Trust for Special PRGF Operations for the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries and for Interim ECFPRGF Subsidy Operations (PRGF-HIPC Trust) instrument to establish, adoption of 229

    • Trust for Special PRGF Operations for the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries and for Interim PRGF Subsidy Operations (PRGF-HIPC Trust) administration of 244

      • amendment of 246

      • Annual Progress Report (APR) 233

      • assistance amount 239

      • completion point 232, 240, 241, 242, 243, 253, 254, 255, 256

      • contributions by other donors 248

      • debt sustainability 232, 239, 241, 242, 253, 254, 263

      • debt sustainability analysis 232

      • debt-to-exports ratio 232, 242, 256

      • debt-to-revenue ratio 232

      • decision point 232, 237, 239, 240, 251, 254, 259, 263, 271

      • eligibility 236, 263

      • grace period on loans 243

      • grants and loans 236

      • Guidelines on Misreporting 234

      • implementation, progress 254

      • implementation, review 259

      • interest 233, 243

      • interim assistance 240

      • Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (I-PRSPs) 261

      • investment of resources 235, 245, 248

      • Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) 234

      • liquidation 246

      • maturity of loans 242

      • operation and liquidation 246

      • Paris Club 233, 237, 239, 255, 260, 272

      • performance-related conditions 240, 248

      • Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) 266

      • Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) 233, 237, 256, 259, 264

      • qualification for assistance 237

      • rescheduling of payments not allowed 243

      • retransfers authorized 248

      • SDRs, use in operations 246, 807

      • self-sustained operations 233, 246, 258

      • special charges on overdue interest and repayments 485

      • Special Disbursement Account, transfers from 235

      • streamlining preliminary HIPC documents 263

      • subsidies for interim PRGF operations 244

      • terms of assistance 242

      • track record of performance 253, 255, 259, 263, 273

      • Trust Account and resources 234

    • Trust for Special PRGF Operations for the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries and for Interim PRGF Subsidy Operations (PRGFPRG.-HIPC Trust)

      • Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (I-PRSPs) 233

    • Trust for Special PRGF Operations for the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries and the Interim PRGF Subsidy Operations (PRGF-HIPC Trust)

      • status of implementation (2011) 269

    • Trust for Special PRGF Operations Heavily Indebted Poor Countries and for Interim PRGF Subsidy Operations (PRGF-HIPC Trust)

      • completion point 271

      • decision point 271

      • eligibility and eligible members 272

      • implementation status 271

      • sunset clause 247, 272

    • Trust Fund

      • final direct distribution of profits 865

      • means of repayment by members on their indebtedness under loan agreement 865

      • SDRs, use in payment of Trust Fund obligations 805

      • special charges on overdue financial obligations 484, 865

      • termination and transfer of resources to Special Disbursement Account 865

      • terms of repayment of final loan disbursement and amendment of Trust instrument 867

    U

    • Undue delay in availability or use of foreign exchange 523, 581

    • Uniformity of treatment principle

      • post-conflict assistance 411

      • use of Funds general resources 305

    • United Nations

      • exchange of documents with 907

      • UNDP, exchange of documents with 728

      • Uniting for Peace General Assembly Resolution 880

    • United States (U.S.) dollars

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 798

      • financial statements of Framework Account, expressed in 140

      • maintenance of value, rates for computation 497

      • means of payment by members on indebtedness under Trust Fund loan agreements 865

      • medium of payment, loan disbursements, repayments, and interest under GAB 503

      • medium of payment, PRGF-HIPC Trust 235

      • payment of special charges on overdue payments, Trust Fund loans 486

      • payments of interest on members indebtedness under Trust Fund loans 864

      • weight in SDR valuation basket 798

    • Use of Fund resources

      • accordance with purposes of the Fund 302

      • arrears, resolving the problem of 844

      • authority of the Fund to use its resources 302

        • Resolution 302

        • resolving problem of arrears 302

      • capital transfers 302, 522

      • concessional financing, eligibility 514

      • conditionality guidelines 303

      • financing current account deficits 302

      • Flexible Credit Line 333, 377

      • form, extended arrangement 373

      • form, stand-by arrangement 368

      • ineligibility, effect on purchases under stand-by arrangement 371

      • ineligibility under Article V, Section 5 473

      • interpretation of Articles of Agreement 302

      • limitation and ineligibility under Article V, Section 5 473

      • meaning of 303

      • meaning of with the provisions of this Agreement Article V, Section 3 302

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members 305

      • performance criteria and phasing 311

      • postponement and limitation under Article V, Section 5 473

      • repayment expectation under PRGF-ESF Trust, failure to meet 223

      • repeal of CFF, SRF, and Short-term Liquidity Facility 335

      • resumption of purchases under stand-by arrangement after decision of formal ineligibility 371

      • safeguards, strengthening of 346

      • side letters 336, 339

      • suspension of exchange transactions, effect on General Arrangements to Borrow 532

      • suspension of transactions under stand-by arrangements 371

    • Use of Fund Resources

      • failure to meet repayment obligation or expectation to PRGT 223

      • summings up no longer prepared 786

      • transparency 785

    V

    • Voluntary Declaration on Trade and Other Current Account Measures 896

    • Voting power majority

      • compulsory withdrawal 848

    W

    • Waiver of performance criteria

      • applicability 310, 343, 344

      • nonobservance 343, 344

      • nonobservance under PSI 150

    • Waiver of special charges 485

    • World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

      • agreement with WTO 934, 935, 937

      • Bank-Fund collaboration 697, 707, 708

      • Bank-Fund Concordat 709

      • collaboration with Fund and WTO 723, 724

      • Development Committee 887

      • Fund-Bank Concordat 696

      • governance 65, 67

      • HIPC Initiative 252, 259, 261

      • investment by Fund of currencies received by SFF Subsidy 874

      • observer status in the Fund 707, 708

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 804

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust 231

      • rights approach 854

      • suspension of voting rights 850

    • World Economic Outlook (WEO)

      • multilateral surveillance 304

      • WTO observer status 940

    • World Trade Organization (WTO)

      • balance of payments consultations 720

      • coherence in global policymaking 721

      • consistency of policy advice and obligations 721

      • cross-conditionality, avoidance 722

      • document exchange 725

      • Fund staff observer at WTO meetings 940

      • guidelines/framework for Fund staff collaboration 719

      • IMF-WTO Agreement, text 938

      • lapse of time procedure in transmittal of supplementary information to WTO 720

      • observer status 724

      • resolution of open jurisdictional issues 723

      • suspension of transactions under stand-by arrangements 371

      • WTO staff observer at Executive Board meetings 939

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