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Back Matter

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International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.
Published Date:
August 2017
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    Index

    A

    • Access policy

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 211

    • Access policy, use of Fund resources

      • access guidelines and limits in credit tranches and under Extended Fund Facility 449

      • balance of payments needs 435

      • capital account crises 452

      • capital account crises, modifications to Supplemental Reserve Facility 457

      • capital account crises, prevention 472

      • exceptional circumstances 453, 464

      • exceptional circumstances, review 462

      • Flexible Credit Line 344

      • modifications to Supplemental Reserve Facility 457

      • Rapid Financing Instrument 421, 422

      • review 458

    • Accounting by members

      • ownership of gold and currency subscriptions 17

    • Administered Account

      • interim account for windfall gold sales profits 233

    • Administrative Account

      • balances 885

      • reserve tranche position 885

    • African Development Bank

      • communication concerning members arrears to the Fund 864

      • exchange of document 753

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • African Development Fund 827

    • Andean Reserve Fund

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Annual Report (IMF) 262

    • Anti-money laundering

      • effectiveness, review of program (2011) 141

      • FSAP framework 143

    • Anti-money laundering and CFT

      • review of strategy, 2014 144

    • Arab Monetary Fund

      • exchange of documents with 753

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Archives policy

      • access by outside persons 711

    • Arrears

      • lending into arrears to official creditors 436

      • lending into arrears to private creditors 441, 443

      • settlement of disputes between members 448

    • Arrears of a member to creditors other than the Fund

      • debt strategy 436

      • extended arrangements, performance criterion 382

      • first credit tranche 434

      • Fund lending into nonsovereign arrears 441

      • Fund lending into sovereign arrears 443

      • Fund policies and procedures 434

      • non-toleration of arrears to official creditors 436

      • performance criteria 441

      • stand-by arrangement, performance criterion 382

    • Article I, purposes of the Fund 313, 599, 604

    • 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 607

      • Article XIV restrictions 607

      • bilateral and multilateral consultations 24

      • Central African Economic and Monetary Union 56

      • conditionality discussions 321

      • data provision 628

      • document exchange with WTO 745

      • Eastern Caribbean Currency Union 58

      • euro area 54, 55

      • European Central Bank, observer status 742

      • evaluation and review of related programs 321

      • governance issues 73, 78

      • macro-financial surveillance 42

      • multiple currency practices 610

      • Post-Program Monitoring 479

      • procedural deadlines for completion 417

      • use of Fund resources 321

      • World Bank, collaboration with 738

      • World Bank, observer status 732

      • World Trade Organization, observer status 749, 962

    • 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, 751

    • Article IV, Section 3(b), surveillance over exchange rate policies 751

    • Articles of Agreement

      • amendment, Resolution 66-2 5

    • Article V, Section 1, designation of fiscal agency 550

    • Article V, Section 2(b) 233

    • Article V, Section 2(b), financial and technical services 146

      • gold sale profits 233

      • interim administered account for remaining windfall gold sale profits 237

    • Article V, Section 3, conditions governing use of Funds general resources

      • application of Fund policies to purchases of currency borrowed by Fund 493, 547

      • early repurchase guidelines 493

      • meaning of with the provisions of this agreement, Article V, Section 3 313

    • Article V, Section 3(b)(ii)

      • balance of payments need 232

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

      • Extended Fund Facility 379

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

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position for operational budgets 483, 488

      • selection of currencies in purchases 484

    • Article V, Section 3(f), transfers of SDRs 484

    • Article V, Section 5, limitation on use of Funds resources 352

    • Article V, Section 6(b), transfers of SDRs by the Fund 488

    • Article V, Section 6(c), sales of SDRs by the Fund 492

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

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 483, 493

    • Article V, Section 7(c), repurchases 495

    • Article V, Section 7(i), selection of currencies for repurchases 488, 496

    • Article V, Section 8, charges 499

    • Article V, Section 8(a), charges 503, 505

    • Article V, Section 8(b), charges 495, 503, 505, 885

    • Article V, Section 8(c), charges 499, 502, 505

    • Article V, Section 8(d), charges 499

    • Article V, Section 8(e), charges 499

    • Article V, Section 9(a), remuneration 885

    • Article V, Section 11, maintenance of value 515

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

      • gold sales 538, 889

    • Article V, Section 12(f)(ii), Special Disbursement Account (SDA) resources for assistance to low-income developing members 517

    • Article V, Section 12(h), investment of members currency held in SDA 517

    • Article V, Section 12(j), adoption of regulations for administration of Structural Adjustment Facility 517

    • Article VI, capital transfers

      • use of Fund resources for 541

      • WTO, information on Fund decisions requesting a member to exercise controls to prevent a large or sustained outflow of capital 961

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

      • freedom to adopt regulations on capital movements 542

    • Article VI, Section 2 of the Articles of Agreement of the Bank 911

    • Article VI, Section 3, controls on capital transfers 542

    • Article VII, Section 1, replenishment and scarce resources

      • borrowing by the Fund 543

    • Article VII, Section 3(b), scarce currency 598

    • Article VIII, general obligations of members

      • acceptance of obligations 606

      • bilateralism 599

      • bilateral payments arrangements 383

      • consultations, World Bank observer 732

      • payments restrictions 599, 603

      • restrictions 606

      • retention quotas 602

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

      • acceptance of obligations under 604

    • Article VIII, Section 2(a)

      • restrictions on current payments and transfers 598

      • undue delays as payment restrictions 606

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

      • interpretation 596

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

      • acceptance of obligations under 602, 604

      • multiple currency practices 604, 612

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

      • acceptance of obligations under 606

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

      • declaration of censure 624

      • handling of potential breaches 633

      • members obligations 620

      • procedures prior to report by the Managing Director to the Executive Directors 621

      • review, 2008 632

      • sanctions 624

      • strengthening effectiveness of 620, 629

    • Article IX, Section 5, immunity of archives 711

    • Article IX, Section 7, privilege for communications, interpretation 716

    • Article X, relations with other international organizations 927

    • 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) 718

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

    • Article XII, Section 4, Managing Director and staff 768

    • Article XII, Section 6, reserves, distribution of net income, and investment 769

    • Article XII, Section 6(d)

      • partial distribution of windfall gold sale profits 233

    • Article XII, Section 6(f)(ii) 782

    • Article XII, Section 6(f)(vi) 233

    • Article XII, Section 6(f)(ix) 233

    • Article XII, Section 7, publication of reports 786

    • Article XII, Section 7(a) 813, 931

    • Article XII, Section 8 801

    • Article XII, Section 8, proposed amendment 14

    • Article XIII, Section 2 584

    • Article XIV, exchange restrictions under transitional arrangements

      • availment of transitional provisions 604

      • bilateralism 599

      • commitment to current account convertibility 606

      • multiple currency practices 602

      • retention quotas 601

    • Article XIV, Section 2, exchange restrictions

      • maintenance of orderly exchange arrangements 612

      • multiple currency practices 612

      • restrictions related to national security 598

      • transitional arrangements 597, 600

      • undue delays as payments restrictions 606

    • Article XIV, Section 3, representation by the Fund

      • application 612

      • meaning of exceptional circumstances 614

    • Article XIV, Section 3 814

    • Article XVII, Section 3 233

    • Article XVII, Section 3, other holders of SDRs 824

    • Article XVIII 831

    • Article XVIII, Section 1(a), principles and considerations governing SDR allocation and cancellation 832

    • Article XVIII, Section 4(c)

      • allocation and cancellation of SDRs 832

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

      • donations 844

      • forward operations 843

      • loans 836

      • other holders 824

      • pledges 838

      • settlement of financial obligation 835

      • swap operations 842

      • transfers as secruity for the performance of financial obligations 840

    • Article XIX, Section 4, limit on SDR Department participants obligation to provide currency 548

    • Article XIX, Section 5, designation of participants to provide currency 846

    • Article XIX, Section 5(a)(i), designation plans 483, 849

    • Article XIX, Section 5(c), designation rules in SDR Department 849

    • Article XIX, Section 6(b), reconstitution 851

    • Article XIX, Section 7(a), calculation of exchange rates 549, 835, 836, 838, 840, 842

    • Article XX, Section 1, interest paid on holding of SDRs 824

    • Article XX, Section 2, SDR Department interest and charges 852

    • Article XX, Section 5, application against unpaid charges of SDRs acquired by participants after payment date 853

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

    • Article XXIII, Section 1, suspension of operations and transactions in SDRs 826

    • Article XXIV, Sections 1(a) and 1(b) 831

    • Article XXIV, Section 4 831

    • Article XXVI, Section 2(b) 906, 911

    • Article XXVI, Section 3, withdrawal from membership 551

    • Article XXIX, interpretation

      • New Arrangements to Borrow, interpretation outside the purview of Article XXIV 552

      • unenforceability of exchange contracts 544

    • Article XXIX(a), interpretation

      • authority of the Fund to use its resources 313, 901

      • privilege for communications, Article IX, Section 7 716

      • unenforceability of exchange contracts under Article VIII, Section 2(b) 596

    • Article XXIX(a), proposed amendment 15

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

      • exclusion of purchases and holdings from EFF 885

    • Article XXX(c)(iii), exclusion of purchases and holdings in credit tranches or under extended arrangements 885

    • Article XXX(f), freely usable currencies 886

    • Asian Development Bank

      • communications concerning members arrears to the Fund 864

      • exchange of documents with 753

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Attribution, rule of

      • members indebted to Fund 489

      • reduction in Funds holdings of currency 497

    • Audit

      • external audit firm rotation 813

      • framework Administered Account 149

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust 260, 269

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 314

      • Supplementary Financing Facility Subsidy Account 889

    • Authorized Fund signatories 768

    B

    • Balance of payments need

      • conditionality 314

      • Fund-supported programs 316

      • lenders to ESAF Trust, need because of developments in reserves 226, 259

      • Precautionary and Liquidity Line 399

      • protracted balance of payments problems 519

      • Rapid Financing Instrument 420

    • Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

      • investment by Fund of currencies held by Borrowed Resources Suspense Accounts 585

      • investment by Fund of currencies received by SFF Subsidy Account 897

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 826

    • Bank-Fund collaboration

      • debt sustainability assessments 741

      • IMF-World Bank Concordat 721

      • World Bank observer status 733

    • Bank of Central African States

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Bilateralism and convertibility 599

    • Bilateral payments arrangements

      • stand-by arrangement 383

      • three-month settlement rule, temporary exemption 600

    • Blackout periods

      • General Resources Account arrangements 338

    • Board of Governors Resolutions

      • Composite Resolution 903

      • quota and voice reform 1

      • SDR allocation, First Basic Period 831

      • SDR allocation, Ninth Basic Period 833

      • SDR allocation, Third Basic Period 832

    • Borrowed Resources Suspense Accounts

      • establishment 584

      • investment by the Fund of currencies held in 585

    • Borrowing by the Fund

      • guidelines 586

      • proposed modalities for 2012 589

    • Burden sharing

      • implementation in FY 2000 505

      • implementation in FY 2001 508

      • implementation in FY 2007 510

      • rate of charge, determination of 508

    • By-Laws

      • Section 20, audits 149, 257, 262, 813, 896

      • Section 22, compulsory withdrawal 865, 868, 869

    C

    • Capital account crises

      • access policy 452

      • exceptional access policy, 2004 review 462

      • exceptional access policy, SRF 457

    • Capital flows

      • action to limit disequilibrium flows, Composite Resolution 918

      • institutional view of liberalization and management 61

      • role of the Fund 68

      • WTO, information on Fund decisions requesting a member to exercise capital controls 961

    • Capital transfers

      • controls by members 542

      • multiple currency practices applicable solely to 609

      • use of Funds resources for 611

    • Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) 753

    • Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust

      • instrument to establish 295

      • Qualifying Public Health Disaster, definition 302

      • transformation of Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust 220

      • transformation of the Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust 294

      • Umbrella Account, terms and conditions for administration 309

    • Censure

      • draft declaration 868

    • Central African Economic and Monetary Union

      • surveillance over monetary and exchange rate policies 56

    • Charges

      • accounting for charges from members with overdue obligations 502

      • administrative account balances 885

      • extended arrangements 384

      • future changes in charges 499

      • media of payment in General Resources Account 501

      • payment by nonparticipant in the SDR Department 501

      • payment of net charges and assessment in the SDR Department for FY ended April 30, 1982 852

      • setoff in connection with a retroactive reduction of charges due by members in arrears 504

      • special charges on overdue financial obligations to the Fund 502, 504

      • stand-by arrangements 384

      • surcharge on purchases in credit tranches and under the EFF 499

      • value date for payments of special charges 503

      • waiver of special charges 503

    • Chinese renminbi

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 821

    • Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies 359

    • Collateral 668

    • collateral guarantees on debt, international reserves template 668

    • Committee on Reform of the International Monetary System Composite Resolution 903

    • Communications, privilege for interpretation of Article IX, Section 7 716

    • Compensatory Financing Facility

      • indicative targets 318, 319, 320

      • repeal 347

      • repurchase expectation 493

      • repurchases 493

    • Compulsory withdrawal 868, 869, 870

    • Concessional financing

      • eligibility to use Funds facilities 524

    • Conditionality

      • benchmarks 318, 319, 320

      • consistency with WTO agreements with Fund member 747

      • consultation clauses 318

      • emergency financing mechanism 474

      • financing assurance reviews 320

      • first credit tranche 372

      • floating tranches 321

      • guidelines on 314

      • individual circumstances of members 315

      • letters of intent 318

      • modalities 317

      • monetary policy consultation clause (MPCC) 340

      • monetary policy regimes 340

      • national ownership 315

      • outcomes-based 317

      • ownership 315, 373

      • performance criteria 319

      • performance criteria and phasing, relationship 322

      • performance criteria with respect to foreign borrowing 329

      • PRGF-ESF arrangements 374

      • principles 314

      • prior actions 319, 350, 354, 374

      • program design 315

      • program review 319

      • public debt limits 327

      • review, 2012 324

      • stand-by arrangement, normal access to credit tranches 371

      • streamlining 373, 375

      • structural benchmarks 318

      • structural performance criteria inapplicable 343

      • waiver, adopting measures prior to granting of 318

      • waiver, nonobservance of performance criteria 321

    • Confidentiality

      • exchange of documents with other international agencies 753

      • FSAP Confidentiality Protocol 123

      • side letters 347

    • Consultation clause

      • stand-by arrangements 384

    • Consultations other than under Article IV

      • acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, Sections 2, 3, and 4 604

      • Article VIII restrictions 598, 599

      • Article XIV restrictions 599, 602, 732

      • bilateral agreements 599

      • competitive depreciation 608

      • conditionality, consultation clauses 318

      • multiple currency practices 602

      • prescribed holders of SDRs 826

      • PRGF-ESF, consultation with creditors 230

      • sale of members currencies 484

      • trade and payments restrictions, escalation 608

      • United Nations 928, 930

      • World Trade Organization 745

    • Contingent Credit Lines (CCLs)

      • extended arrangements and 385

    • Convertibility

      • acceptance of obligations of Article VIII, Sections 2, 3, and 4 603

      • bilateralism 599

      • currency 601, 603

      • current account of the balance of payments 603, 606

      • retention quotas 600

    • Cross-conditionality

      • avoidance 731

    • Currencies

      • attribution of reduction of Funds holdings 497

      • charges on Funds holdings in excess of quota 499

      • freely usable 826, 886, 894

      • General Resources Account 484, 488, 501, 514

      • guidelines for operational budget allocation of currencies, review 486

      • maintenance of value 514

      • repurchases 494

      • reserve asset payments 19

      • sale of currencies of members with outstanding purchases 484, 486

      • subscription to the Fund, ownership 17

      • use in operational budgets 483

    • Current international transactions (current account transactions)

      • bilateralism 599

      • multiple currency practices 609

      • payments arrears 435

      • restrictions involving WTO members 748, 961

      • restrictions on payments and transfers 599, 603

      • undue delays in availability or use of foreign exchange 606

    D

    • Data provision to the Fund

      • for surveillance 628

    • Data provision to the Fund for surveillance

      • review, 2008 632

      • review, 2012 636, 637

    • Data Standards Initiative

      • ninth review, 2015 134

    • Debt limits

      • policy in Fund-supported programs

        • review, 2013 334

    • Debt operations

      • condition precedent clauses 447

      • management of the debt situation 448

      • mandatory prepayment 447

    • Debt-service ratio 282

    • Debt strategy

      • payments of arrears to creditors 434, 436, 606

    • Debt sustainability assessments 739

      • Fund-Bank collaboration 739

    • Debt sustainability framework

      • low-income countries 217

    • Declaration of censure 864

    • Declaration of ineligibility 868, 870

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 863

      • publicity 880

      • termination 880

      • timing 874

    • Declaration of noncooperation 864

      • draft declaration 868

      • publicity upon withdrawal 880

      • termination 880

      • timing 874

    • De-escalation of remedial measures 881

    • Default, sovereign 441, 475

    • Designation, SDR Department

      • acceptance limit 848

      • assessment of strength of balance of payments and governance position 483

      • rules for designation, review 846

      • rules for designation, revision 849

    • 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 923

      • establishment and composition 910

      • Executive Directors participation in meetings 912

      • HIPC Initiative 262, 270

      • Managing Directors participation in meetings 912

      • procedures 913

      • rules of procedure 922

      • WTO observer 749

    • Discrimination

      • balance of payments reasons 603

      • disputes between members, comparable treatment of creditors 436

      • multiple currency practices 615

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members, use of general resources 315

    • Disputes between members

      • role of the Fund 448

    E

    • Early repurchases

      • guidelines 493

      • members balance of payments and gross reserve position 493

    • Easing work pressures

      • omnibus paper 413

    • East African Development Bank

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • East Caribbean Currency Authority

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

      • surveillance over monetary and exchange rate policies 57

    • Economic Development Document

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 223

    • Emergency assistance

      • post-conflict countries 248

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust qualification 249

      • repeal and replacement by Rapid Financing Instrument 425

      • repurchase 494

    • Emergency financing mechanism (EFM)

      • conditions for activation 476

      • early repurchase 478

    • Enhanced General Data Dissemination Standard (e-GDDS)

      • endorsed by Executive Board 135

    • Enhanced General Data Dissemination Standard (eGDDS)

      • access by the public 701

      • automated monitoring arrangements 708

      • dimensions 692

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board 707

      • implementation 706

      • integrity and credibility 702

      • purposes and framework 692

      • quality 705

      • reviews and withdrawal 710

    • Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) Trust (transformed intoPoverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) Trust)

      • blend of general and SAF/ESAF resources 878

      • borrowing for Loan Account, consultation with creditors 230

      • eligible members 525

      • establishment 230, 534

      • gold pledge 878

      • gold, use of 231

      • legal documentation 232

      • loans in conjunction with SAF loans 522

      • loans to Trust as members official reserves 232

      • operational agreements 230

      • overdue financial obligations to Fund 859

      • performance criteria 229

      • prior actions 356

      • rescheduling not available 231

      • rights accumulation program 877

      • Structural Adjustment Facility, assistance in conjunction with 522

      • Subsidy account 535

      • transformation to PRGF Trust 226

      • use of SDRs 829

    • Enhanced surveillance

      • Article VIII obligations 606

    • Enlarged access

      • repurchases 451

    • Euro

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 820

      • freely usable currency 886

      • rates for computation and maintenance of value 515

    • Euro area members

      • surveillance over monetary and exchange rate policies 55, 742

    • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

      • exchange of documents with 753, 755

    • European Central Bank (ECB)

      • observer status 742

    • European Commission (EC)

      • Article IV consultations 55

      • exchange of documents with 754, 757

    • European Investment Bank (EIB)

      • exchange of documents with 753

    • Exceptional access policy 452

    • 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) 596

    • Exchange controls

      • nonsovereign arrears stemming from imposition 441

    • Exchange of documents with other international agencies

      • ad hoc requests 754

      • Article IV consultation staff reports 749, 754

      • changes in procedures 754

      • criteria for access 752

      • Recent Economic Developments reports 750

      • technical assistance reports 751

      • use of Fund resources staff papers 755

    • Exchange rate policies

      • euro area 54

    • Exchange rates

      • coherence in global policymaking 746

      • computations and maintenance of value 514

      • computations and maintenance of value (value date) 514

      • fixed 610

      • floating guidelines 917

      • fluctuating 22, 611

      • General Arrangements to Borrow 549

      • New Arrangements to Borrow 550

      • unification in multiple rate systems 615

    • Exchange restrictions

      • approval by Fund 607

      • Article VIII, Section 2, 3, and 4 obligations 604

      • avoidance of escalation 608

      • balance of payments reasons 605

      • bilateralism 599

      • competitive depreciation 608

      • consultations with Fund 604, 607

      • discrimination for balance of payments reasons 603

      • Fund representation in exceptional circumstances under Article XIV, Section 3 613, 814

      • guiding principle on whether a measure is an exchange restriction 604

      • non-balance of payments reasons 605

      • performance criteria, stand-by arrangement 382

      • retention quotas 600

      • security reasons 598

      • transitional arrangements under Article XIV 601, 604

      • undue delays 542, 606

      • World Trade Organization, information on Fund approval 961

    • Exchange subsidies 22

    • Exchange taxes 22, 610, 615

    • Executive Board

      • Alternate Executive Directors, additional 9

      • Code of Conduct 759

      • meetings, procedural guidelines 766

      • notification of exchange arrangements 21

      • reform of, Resolution 66-2 5

      • report on Eleventh General Review of Quotas 1, 348

      • side letters procedures 347

    • Executive Directors

      • IMFC meetings participation 905

      • voting power, effect of adjustment of quota 759

    • ex post assessments

      • press releases 803

    • Ex-post assessments

      • discontinued 416

    • Extended arrangements

      • charges 384

      • completion of reviews 389

      • Consultation clauses 384

      • form, standard 380

      • ineligiblity 858

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 351, 355

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 856

      • phasing 381

      • structural performance criteria not applicable 343

    • Extended Fund Facility

      • applicable situations 377

      • arrangements for periods not exceeding four years 378

      • charges 379

      • form of extended arrangement 385

      • phasing of purchases 379

      • repurchases 379

      • review 380

      • stand-by arrangement policies applicable 379

      • waiver of conditions of Article V, Section 3(b)(iii) 379

    • External Audit Committee 813

    • External audit of Fund financial statements 813

    • External debt

      • management of debt situation 447

    • External debt performance criteria

      • concessionality, definition 337

      • stand-by arrangement 382

    F

    • Financial Action Task Force

      • Fund collaboration with 133

    • Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

      • endorsement of methodology 140

      • Fund collaboration with 141

    • Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)

      • Bank-Fund collaboration 123

      • Confidentiality Protocol 123

      • coverage of macroprudential frameworks 121

      • Financial Stability Assessments (FSSAs) 119

      • offshore financial centers (OFCs) 136

      • review, 2014 121, 162

      • stability assessments, mandatory 119

    • Financial Stability Board

      • membership of the Fund 755, 757

    • First credit tranche purchase

      • elimination of payments arrears 434

      • liberal Fund attitude 372

      • reasonable efforts test 372, 434

    • First credit tranche stand-by arrangements

      • phasing and performance clauses omitted 372

    • Fiscal agency

      • safeguards on use of Fund resources when fiscal agent not central bank 359

    • Flexible Credit Line

      • ARA metric 408, 412

      • Emergency Financing Mechanism procedures not applicable 392

      • establishment 393

      • indicators of institutiional strength 408

      • indicators of institutional strength 412

      • performance criteria not applicable 390

      • phasing not applicable 390

      • qualification criteria 389

      • review (2011) 401

      • review, 2014 404, 409

      • review no later than November 2014 420

    • Forms

      • draft declaration on censure or noncooperation 868

      • draft first letter to all Governors regarding a members overdue financial obligations to the Fund 866

      • draft second letter to all Governors regarding a members overdue financial obligations to the Fund 867

      • extended arrangement 385

      • stand-by arrangement 380

    • Fourteenth General Review of Quotas 5

    • Fragile situations, countries in

      • unique challenges 215

    • Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities

      • instrument to establish 151

    • Framework Administered Account for Technical Assistance Activities

      • adoption of Instrument to establish 146

      • Instrument to establish 146

      • investment of resources 148

      • Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre Subaccount 149

    • Freely usable currency

      • renminbi 815

    • Fund-Bank collaboration

      • attendance at Fund Board Meetings 732

    • Furnishing of information to the Fund 351, 620

    G

    • G-20 mutual assessment process

      • role of the Fund 129

    • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

      • Fund collaboration with 744, 918

      • import restrictions for balance of payments reasons 605

      • Voluntary Declaration on Trade and Other Current Account Measures 918

    • General Arrangements to Borrow (GAB) 543

      • borrowing by the Fund, guidelines 586

      • emergency financing mechanism 474

      • interest 521

      • letter from Frances Minister of Finance to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 555

      • participants and amounts of credit 553

      • quotas, Eleventh General Review 1

      • repayment by the Fund 547

      • sales of currencies of members indebted to Fund 489

      • transferability of claims 557

      • use of credit arrangements for nonparticipants 553

    • General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)

      • phased approach 691

      • purposes 690

    • General Resources Account (GRA)

      • adjustment of Fund holdings of members currency 515

      • annual reimbursement of PRGF-ESF Trust expenses 539

      • designation, assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 483

      • gold held, sale 538

      • maintenance of value 515

      • media payment in 501

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 351

      • overdue charges 503

      • rates for computation and maintenance of value 514

      • repayment expectation under PRGF Trust, failure to meet 226

      • rights approach 878

      • rules, applicability to PRGF Trust administration 228

      • sale of currencies at the request of members with outstanding purchase 486

      • sale of SDRs by the Fund for payment for increase in quota 492

      • specification of currencies by the Fund 487

      • Subsidy Account, reimbursement of administrative expenses 896

      • transfers of SDRs instead of currencies under Article V, Section 3(f) 484

    • Gold

      • gold pledge for use of ESAF Trust resources 878

      • harmonization of excess holdings of SDRs 847

      • interim administered account for remaining windfall gold sales profit 237

      • interim administered account for windfall gold sales profits 233

      • ownership of gold and currency for subscriptions 17

      • payment for repurchases 496

      • use of gold sales profits in Investment Account 785

    • Governance issues

      • Article IV consultations 79

      • corruption 74, 77, 78

      • HIPC Initiative 267

      • macroeconomic impact test for Fund involvement 74, 80

      • policy advice 74, 76

      • role of the Fund 690, 691

      • technical assistance 74

      • technical issues 74, 76

      • transparency 74, 78

      • use of Fund resources 80

    • Gross reserve position

      • assessment for purposes of designation plans, operational budgets, and early repurchases 486

    • Guidelines

      • access by members to Fund’s general resources 448

      • allocation of currencies, operational budget 486

      • borrowing by the Fund 586

      • conditionality 314, 372

      • corrective action 351, 356

      • designation plans 483

      • early repurchases, guidelines 493, 497

      • Fund staff collaboration with the WTO 744

      • governance issues 73

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 351

      • operational budget 483

      • payment of reserve assets for subscription 17

      • performance criteria and phasing 322

      • performance criteria with respect to foreign borrowing, discount rate for assessing concessionality 337

      • public debt conditionality 329

      • SDR valuation basket, calculation of currency amounts 821

      • selection of currencies by the Fund 485, 487

    H

    • Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

      • status of implementation, 2005 282

    • Heavily Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative

      • status of implementation (2011) 280

    I

    • Immunities and Privileges of Specialized Agencies, United Nations Convention 934

    • Immunity of Fund officials

      • policy statement 718

    • Import restrictions for balance of payments reasons

      • GATT 434

      • stand-by arrangements 383

    • Income position

      • assessment under Article XX, Section 4, for FY 2014 854

      • assessment under Article XX, Section 4, for FY 2015 854

      • Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust reimbursement for FY 2015 897

      • MDRI-I Trust reimbursement for FY 2014 289

      • PCDR Trust reimbursment for FY 2014 896

      • placement of FY 2014 net income of GRA to the Special Reserve and the General Reserve 782

      • PRGT reimbursement for FY2014 209

      • PRGT reimbursement for FY 2015 210

      • PRGT Reserve Account Transfer to Subsidy Account 512

      • PRGT Reserve Account transfer to Subsidy Account, FY 2012 and FY 2013-14 512

      • rate of charge for FY 2015 and 2016 513

      • rate of charge for FY 2016 513

      • transfer of currencies to the Investment Account for FY 2013 782

      • transfer of investment income for FY 2014 to GRA 781

      • transfer of investment income for FY 2015 to GRA 781

    • Ineligibility to use Fund resources

      • declaration of ineligibility 624, 867, 880

      • extended arrangements 856

      • limitation and ineligibility under Article V, Section 5 491

      • publicity 880

      • stand-by arrangements 383, 856

    • Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

      • communication regarding members arrears to the Fund 864

      • exchange of documents with 753

    • Interest

      • means of payment under Trust Fund 887

      • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 182

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust, interest-free loans 255

    • Interim Committee

      • governance 357

      • International Monetary and Financial Committee, transformation of Interim Committee into 905

      • rules of procedures 921

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 357

      • terms of reference 907

    • International Court of Justice 930

    • International Development Association (IDA)

      • HIPC Initiative 267, 268

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • International Financial Statistics (IFS) 631

    • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

      • prescribed holders of SDRs 827

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

      • Fourteenth General Review of Quotas 5

      • participation of Executive Directors in meetings 906

      • participation of Managing Director in meetings 906

      • procedures 907

      • terms of reference 907

    • International organizations

      • transmittal of Fund documents 751

    • Interpretation

      • Article IX, Section 7, privilege for communications 716

      • Articles of Agreement 313

      • Article VIII, Section 2(b), unenforceability of exchange contracts 596

      • Article VI, use of Fund resources for capital transfers 313

      • Article XIV, Section 3, Fund representation in exceptional circumstances on withdrawal of Article XIV, Section 3 restrictions 814

    • Investigation of Fund activities, cooperation procedures 713

    • Investment Account

      • amendment of rules and regulations, 2015 771

      • Endowment Subaccount 778

      • establishment 769

      • Fixed Income SubAccount 774

      • Fixed-Income Subaccount and Endowment Subaccount) 772

      • investment strategy for the fixed-income subaccount, review, 2015 769

      • objective 771

      • responsibilities of Managing Director 772

      • sources of assets 771

      • use of gold sales profits 785

      • use of investment income 773

    • Investment authority of the Fund

      • additional considerations 782

    • Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

      • exchange of documents with 753

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    J

    • Japanese yen

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 820

      • freely usable currency 886

      • weight in SDR valuation basket 820

    • Joint Staff Advisory Notes

      • streamline modalities, amendments to 279

    • Joint Staff Assessments 273

    L

    • Lapse of time procedures

      • program review, completion 419

      • program reviews, completion 413

      • transmittal of supplementary information to WTO 745

    • Lending into arrears 442

      • review of policy 447

    • Letters of intent (LOIs)

      • deletion from documents released to aid agencies 717, 755

      • side letters 347

    • Loan Account

      • borrowing for 184

    • Low-income countries

      • access to concessional resources 431

      • concessional financing framework 430

      • concessional financing framework, reform of 164

      • contingency financing 431

      • debt sustainability framework 217

      • design of PRGT arrangements 432

      • fragile situations 215

      • Fund support in public health disasters 220

      • poverty reduction strategies of the Fund 222

      • review of facilities 430

      • role of the Fund 428

    M

    • Maintenance of value

      • overdue adjustments 859

      • rates for computations 514

    • Managing Director

      • authorized signatories 768

      • consultation with creditors for additional borrowing for PRGF Trust Loan Account 230

      • consultation with member on changes in exchange rate policies 22

      • consultation with member with outstanding purchases on sale of currency 489

      • Development Committee, participation in meetings of 909

      • General Arrangements to Borrow, proposals for calls 553

      • International Monetary and Financial Committee, participation in meetings of 906

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members 316

      • use of Fund resources, recommendation regarding approval 316

    • Medium-term budget, FY 16-18

      • streamlining proposals 418

    • Misreporting and noncomplying disbursements, PRGF-ESF Trust

      • prior action, accuracy of information 354

      • repayment expectation 244, 253

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 358

      • waiver of applicability or for nonobservance of performance criteria 229

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases

      • publication of cases 811

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases, General Resources Account

      • corrective action 351

      • performance criteria or other conditions, accuracy of information 351, 355

      • prior actions, accuracy of information 356

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 357

      • waivers 352

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

      • corrective action 159

    • Misreporting and noncomplying purchases, PRGF and PRGT facilities

      • corrective action 203

    • Misreporting in de minimis cases

      • Article VIII, Section 5 626

      • de minimis, definition 353

      • General Resources Account 354

      • Policy Support Instrument 161

      • Special PRGF Operations for HIPC 252

    • Monetary policy regimes

      • conditionality 340

    • Moral hazard 425, 453, 464, 475

    • Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

      • status of implementation (2011) 280

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

      • liquidation 286

      • Post-MDRI-II Interim Administered Account 286

      • transfer of remaining balances 289

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

      • liquidation 290

    • Multiple currency practices

      • approval 22, 615

      • approval criteria, when imposed for balance of payments reasons 605, 618

      • approval criteria, when imposed for non-balance of payments reasons 605

      • Article IV consultations 619

      • balance of payments reasons 610, 618

      • capital transactions 619

      • consultation with Fund prior to changes 609, 610

      • discrimination 618

      • exchange taxes 615

      • jurisdiction of the Fund 612

      • nonbalance of payments reasons 610, 618

      • official action 617

      • policy in 1947 608

      • policy in 1957 616

      • policy in 1998 617

      • simplification of complex rate systems 616

      • spread 617

      • statement to members transmitting Funds decisions 608

      • unification of exchange rates as basic Fund objectives 615

    • Mutual assessment process

      • G-20 129

    N

    • New Arrangements to Borrow

      • establishment 543

      • new participants 575

      • rollback of credit arrangements 580

    • New Arrangements to Borrow (NAB)

      • activation period 563

      • adherence 561

      • Fourteenth General Review of Quotas 8

      • General Terms and Conditions for NAB Notes 566

      • Interest 566

      • meeting of participants 579

      • rates of exchange 549

      • Special Calls 565

      • transferability 570

      • transferability of claims 583

      • withdrawal from membership 573

      • withdrawal of adherence 573

    • Noncooperation draft declaration 864

    • Nondiscriminatory treatment of members

      • Use of Fund resources 315

    • Nordic Investment Bank

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

    • Note Purchase Agreement

      • issuance of notes by Fund to official sector 594

    O

    • Observer status in the Fund

      • European Central Bank 742

      • World Bank 732

      • World Trade Organization 749, 962

    • Observer status of the Fund

      • World Bank 732

      • World Trade Organization 962

    • Official clearing and payments arrangements

      • temporary exemption from three-month settlement rule 600

    • Offshore financial centers (OFCs)

      • integration of assessment program with FSAP 136

    • Operational budgets

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 483

      • guidelines for operational budget allocation of currencies, review 486

      • specification of currencies by the Fund 486, 487

      • transfers of SDRs under Article V, Section 3(f) 484

    • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

      • exchange of documents 755

    • Overdue financial obligations to the Fund

      • accounting charges 502

      • Annual Report (IMF) 862

      • complaint by Managing Director 862

      • compulsory withdrawal 864, 865, 868, 869

      • declaration of censure 864, 868

      • declaration of ineligibility 863, 868, 870, 872, 880

      • declaration of noncooperation 865, 869, 871, 880

      • de-escalation of remedial measures 881

      • draft first letter to all Governors 866

      • draft second letter to all Governors 867

      • Eleventh General Review of Quotas 1

      • ESAF, no access to 858

      • extended arrangements and 856

      • flexibility in de-escalation policy because of Qualifying Catastrophic Disaster 883

      • Ninth General Review of Quotas 863, 872

      • nontoleration of arrears to official creditors 436

      • overdue maintenance of value adjustments 859

      • Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF) 337

      • preferred creditor status of Fund 859, 869, 872

      • prevention/deterrence measures, strengthened timetable of procedures 873

      • PSI, nonapproval 156

      • requests for the use of Fund resources under a stand-by or extended arrangements, management will not submit 856

      • review period 857

      • setoff in connection with retroactive reduction of charges 504

      • stand-by arrangements and 856

      • strengthened cooperative strategy 869, 879

      • suspension of voting rights 873

      • technical assistance suspension 883

    P

    • Paris Club

      • debt rescheduling and Fund arrangements or programs 872

      • lending into arrears to official bilateral creditors 437

      • PRGF qualification for assistance 249

      • rescheduling discussions 754

      • rescheduling in the absence of Fund arrangement 872

      • rescheduling operations, Fund opposition to matching 427

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

      • Fund lending into nonsovereign arrears 443

      • Fund lending into sovereign arrears 443

      • Fund policies and procedures 440

      • performance criteria 434

    • Performance criteria under Fund arrangements

      • accuracy of information 354

      • conditionality guidelines 314

      • definition 319

      • first credit tranche, not subject to 372

      • number and content of 319

      • omitted in stand-by arrangements within first credit tranche 372

      • phasing, relationship 322

      • reporting on implementation, confidentiality relating to 350

      • side letters 351

      • structural performance criteria not applicable 343

      • waiver for nonobservance 321, 352, 353

      • waiver of applicability 321, 353

    • Phasing and performance criteria under Fund arrangements

      • omitted in stand-by arrangements within first credit tranche 372

      • operational guidelines 322

      • relationship 322

    • Policy Support Instrument

      • program reviews 157

    • Policy Support Instrument (PSI)

      • application of Guidelines on Conditionality 162

      • assessment criteria 159

      • definition 155

      • documents required 156

      • Economic Development Document (EDD) 156

      • eligibility 155, 156

      • misreporting 160

      • policy on arrears 162

      • policy on side letters 162

      • provision of Fund technical services 155

      • review 163

      • structural assessment criteria not needed for monitoring 163

      • termination 162

    • Position in the Fund 487

    • Post-Catastrophe Debt Relief Trust

      • establishment 294

      • flexibility in de-escalation policy with respect to overdue payments to the Fund 883

      • transformation to Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust 293

      • Umbrella Account 312

    • Post-conflict emergency assistance 266, 269

    • Post-MDRI-II Interim Administered Account

      • establishment 286

      • instrument to establish 286

    • Post-Program Monitoring

      • Article IV consultation 481

      • publication policies 479

      • streamlining proposals under the FY 2016-18 budget 418

    • Pound sterling

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 820

      • freely usable currency 886

      • weight in SDR valuation basket 820

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

      • contributions, value date for operations and transactions 230

      • decision waivering of the applicability of a performance criterion 355

      • instrument to establish 168

      • modalities of gold pledge under rights approach 537

      • other provisions 226

      • prior actions, accuracy of information 354

      • repayment expectation 226

      • transformation to Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust 164

      • waiver of performance criteria, accuracy of information 229

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

      • performance criteria 229

      • performance criteria, accuracy of information 229

      • prior action, accuracy of information 356

      • repayment expectation 226

      • waiver of applicability or for nonobservance of performance criterion 354

    • Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust

      • access limits 425

      • accuracy of data to assess observance of performance criteria 229

      • assistance, amount of 177

      • assistance, eligibility and conditions 170

      • Economic Development Document 223

      • eligibility and conditions for assistance 170

      • eligibility criteria 527

      • eligibility, criteria for graduation 528

      • eligibility framework, review, 2015 524

      • Extended Credit Facility 164, 168

      • failure to meet repayment obligation or expectation 226

      • instrument to establish 168

      • interest rate structure, review 212

      • loans, terms of 182

      • misreporting and noncomplying disbursements 203

      • Note Purchase Agreement 225

      • overdue financial obligations 205

      • Rapid Credit Facility 169

      • Standby Credit Facility 168

      • Subsidy Accounts 189

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

      • instrument to establishment, adoption of Instrument 233

    • Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)

      • core principles 275

      • definition 245

      • progress 272

      • role in HIPC initiative 248

    • Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS)

      • conflict-affected states, special requirements 278

      • goals 276

      • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), achievement of 276

      • review 275

    • Poverty Strategy Reduction Paper (PSRP)

      • followed by Joint Staff Advisory Paper 279

    • Precautionary and Liqudity Line

      • conditionality 395

    • Precautionary and Liquidity Line

      • access limits 395

      • ARA metric 408, 412

      • balance of payments need 396

      • duration 394

      • eligibility 393

      • establishment to replace Precautionary Credit Line 401

      • indicators of institutional strength 408, 412

      • relationship between performance criteria and phasing not applicable 322

      • review, 2014 404, 409

      • review no later than November 2012 400

      • safeguards assessment 421

    • Precautionary and Liquidity Line Arrangements

      • terms and conditions 393

    • Precautionary Credit Line

      • repealed 400

      • review (2011) 401

    • Preferred creditor status of Fund 265, 425, 869, 872

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 859

    • Press releases

      • Article IV consultations 793

      • Executive Board consideration of FSAP reports 793

      • regional surveillance discussions 793

      • use of Fund resources or Policy Support Instrument 792

    • Prior actions

      • accuracy of information regarding implementation 355

      • definition 318

      • implementation under PRGF 354

      • reporting on implementation, confidentiality relating to 350

      • side letters 350

      • use in emergency financing mechanism 476

      • use in Extended Credit Facility, Standby Credit Facility and Exogenous Shocks Facility 356

      • use in Policy Support Instrument 160

    • Program reviews 319

      • ex-post evaluations, multi-country 416

      • lapse of time completion 413

      • procedural deadlines for completion 417

    • Protracted balance of payments problem 519

    • Publication

      • authorization and consent 786

      • country documents 787

      • Fund policy documents 796

      • multi-country documents 797

      • transparency policy 786, 802

      • web posting of Poverty Reduction Strategy documentation 805

    • Public debt limits

      • conditionality 327

    • Public health disasters

      • Fund support for low-income countries 220

    • Publicity

      • suspension of voting rights 810

      • termination of suspension of voting rights 810

    • Purchase transactions

      • resumption of purchases under stand-by arrangement after decision of formal ineligibility 383

      • suspension of transactions under stand-by arrangement 383

      • temporary suspension under Article XXVII, effect on GAB 551

    Q

    • Quotas

      • ad hoc increases 20

      • Eleventh General Review 1

      • Fourteenth General Review 5

      • Ninth General Review 872

      • payments of reserve assets in connection with subscription 17

      • sales of SDRs by Fund to members for quota payments 492

      • Seventh General Review 18, 492, 833, 849

      • Sixth General Review 18

      • voice and quota, reform of 1

      • voting power and adjustment of quotas 759

    R

    • Rapid Credit Facility

      • assistance under RCF 175

      • lending into arrears to official bilateral creditors 440

      • low-income countries in fragile situations 215

    • Rapid Financing Facility

      • balance of payments need 420

    • Rapid Financing Instrument

      • access limits 421, 425

      • establishment to replace emergency assistance policy 402

      • lending into arrears to official bilateral creditors 440

      • outright purchases 421

      • review, 2014 404

      • terms and conditions 420

    • Recent Economic Developments reports (REDs)

      • balance of payments consultations, WTO 745

      • transmittal to multilateral agencies 745

    • Reconstitution of SDRs

      • abrogation of rules 851

    • Reform of the Executive Board, Resolution 66-2 5

    • Renminbi

      • freely usable currency 818

    • Repayment expectations, PRGF Trust 226, 244, 253

    • Reports on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSCs)

      • anti-money laundering initiatives 142

      • assessment principles 139

      • no longer circulationed to Executive Directors in hard copy form discontinued 131

      • surveillance 632

    • Repurchase expectations

      • attribution of reduction of currency 497

      • Compensatory Financing Facility 493

      • failure to meet and extended arrangements 353, 356

      • failure to meet and stand-by arrangements 356

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 351, 356

    • Repurchases

      • assessment of strength of members balance of payments and gross reserve position 483

      • attribution of reductions in Funds holdings of currencies 497

      • credit tranches 495

      • early repurchases, guidelines 497

      • emergency assistance 495

      • gold, acceptance in payment 496

      • gold, obligation to pay 496

      • procedures 495

      • Schedule B 496, 497

      • SDRs 496

      • selection of currencies by Fund 484, 487

      • special charges on overdue repurchases 495

      • timing of repurchases within a calendar month 495

    • Reserve position, gross

      • assessment for purposes of designation plans, operational budgets, and early repurchases 483

    • Reserve tranche position

      • administrative accounts 885

      • attribution of reductions in Funds holdings of currencies 497

      • balances held in Administrative Account 885

      • extended arrangements 885

      • remunerated position 19

    • Reserve tranche purchases, exclusion of purchases and holdings

      • credit tranches 885

      • extended arrangements 885

      • General Arrangements to Borrow 548

    • Retention quotas 600

    • Reviews under Fund arrangements

      • stand-by arrangement 380

    • Revolving character of the Funds resources 451

    • Rights accumulation programs 363, 875, 878, 881

      • gold pledge 878

    • Rights approach

      • arrears to the Fund, reduction 875

      • extension of eligibility 883

      • gold pledge 875

      • modalities of gold pledge for use of PRGF Trust resources 537, 875

      • operational modalities 875

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust eligibility 247

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust qualification 249

      • three-year period norm 876

    • Rules and Regulations

      • Rule G-1, fiscal agency 550

      • Rule G-4, request for a purchase 491

      • Rule I-6(4)(a) 508, 511

      • Rule I-6(4)(b) 508, 511

      • Rule I-6(4), rate of charge 503, 504, 508, 894

      • Rule I-6, rate of charge(4) 511

      • Rule I-10, rate of remuneration 508, 511

      • Rule K-1 720

      • Rule O-2, valuation of currencies in terms of SDRs 515, 550, 835, 836, 838, 840, 842

      • Rule O-10, operational budget 484

      • Rule P-7, prescribed operation 835, 837, 838, 840, 843, 844

      • Rule P-9, recording of SDR transactions 828, 829, 836, 837, 839, 841, 843, 844, 845

      • Rule R-1 through Rule R-6, rules for reconstitution (abrogated) 851

    S

    • Safeguards assessment policy

      • review of experience, 2010 366

      • review of experience, 2015 368

    • Safeguards assessment process

      • audits 358, 359, 360

      • confidentiality 360, 366

      • distinction between first and second stages no longer applicable 365

      • first stage 359, 365

      • Precautionary and Liquidity Line 399

      • Rapid Financing Instrument 421

      • reports to remain confidential 362

      • review 361

      • second stage 360, 365

    • Safeguards, use of Fund resources

      • benchmarks based on Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies 359

      • publication of audited central bank financial statements 359

    • Sales of currencies of members indebted to the Fund

      • sale of currencies at the request of members with outstanding purchases 489

    • Santiago Principles 70

    • Schedule B, transitional provisions 18, 496

    • 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 847

    • Schedule G, paragraph 1(a), reconstitution 851

    • Schedule J, settlement of accounts with withdrawing members 551

    • Schedule K, administration of liquidation 551

    • Schedule L

      • paragraph 1(b), proposed amendment 16

      • paragraph 3(c), proposed amendment 16

      • suspension of voting rights 906

    • Second Amendment

      • Article IV (surveillance over exchange rate policies) 18

      • payment of reserve assets in connection with subscription 18

      • repurchase under Schedule B 496

      • surveillance over exchange rate policies 18

    • Security reasons, exchange restrictions for 598

    • Short-Term Liqudity Facility

      • repeal 347

    • Side letters, use of Fund resources 347

    • Small states

      • Fund’s engagement with 52

    • Sovereign default 441, 475

    • Sovereign wealth funds

      • generally accepted principles and practices (GAPPs) 70

      • Santiago Principles 70

    • Special Contingent Account

      • additions to 858

    • Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus (SDDS Plus)

      • dimensions 677

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board 682

      • establishment 677

      • implementation 682

      • purpose and framework 677

    • Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

      • coverage 640

      • flexibility 644

      • purpose and framework 639

      • subscription 647

    • Special Data Dissemination Standards (SDDS)

      • access by the public 677

      • balance-sheet approach 630

      • liquidity management 630

    • Special Data Disseminaton Standard (SDDS)

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board 647

    • Special Disbursement Account (SDA)

      • investment 517

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust 244, 258

      • repayment expectation under PRGF Trust, failure to meet 226

      • Structural Adjustment Facility administration 517

      • termination and transfer of resources from Trust Fund 888

      • termination of assistance from SAF in conjunction with loans from ESAF Trust 537

      • transfer of resources to the ESAF Trust and retransfer to the SDA 535

    • Special drawing rights (SDRs)

      • allocation for first basic period 831

      • allocation for the ninth basic period 833

      • allocation for third basic period 832

      • contributions to PRGF-HIPC Trust 247

      • currency weights 819

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 820

      • designation rules, revision 849

      • euro, weight in valuation basket 820

      • harmonization of excess holdings 847

      • holders prescribed by the Fund 826, 827

        • African Development Bank 827

        • African Development Fund 827

        • Andean Reserve Fund 827

        • Arab Monetary Fund 827

        • Asian Development Bank 827

        • Bank for International Settlements 826

        • Bank of Central African States 827

        • Central Bank of West African States 827

        • East African Development Bank 827

        • East Caribbean Currency Authority 827

        • Eastern Caribbean Central Bank 827

        • European Central Bank 827

        • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) 827

        • International Development Association 827

        • International Fund for Agricultural Development 827

        • Islamic Development Bank 827

        • Nordic Investment Bank 827

      • means of repayment by members on indebtedness under loan agreements 888

      • payment of net charges and assessment in the SDR Department for FY ended April 30, 1982 852

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust unit of account and media of payment 298

      • reconstitution, abrogation of rules 851

      • reserve asset payments 17

      • rules for designation, review 846

      • sales by the Fund for payment of subscriptions 17

      • sales by the Fund for the payment of charges 502

      • terms and conditions for accepting, holding, or using SDRs 824

      • transfers of SDRs for purchases under Article V, Section 3(f) 484

      • U.S. dollar, weight in valuation basket 820

      • use in donations 844

      • use in ESAF Trust operations or under an administered acount 829

      • use in forward operations 843

      • use in loans 836

      • use in payment of Trust Fund obligations 828, 887

      • use in pledges 838

      • use in PRGF-HIPC Trust operations or under an administered account 829

      • use in repurchases 495

      • use in settlement of financial obligations 835

      • use in Structural Adjustment Facility operations 828

      • use in subsidy payment from SFF Subsidy Account 828

      • use in swap operations 842

      • use in transfers as security for the performance of financial obligations 840

      • valuation method from October 16, 2016 818

    • Specification of currencies 487

    • Staff reports on Article IV consultations

      • document exchange with WTO 752

      • transmittal to international agencies 751, 753

    • Staff reports on enhanced surveillance

      • transmittal by members to creditors 126

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

      • publication policy 806

    • Standards and Codes Initiative

      • crisis resolution and deposit insurance, new policy areas 132

      • review (2011) 131

    • Stand-by arrangements

      • access to credit tranches, normally through 370

      • arrangements not international agreements 318

      • conditionality guidelines 314

      • consultation clauses 318, 383

      • contractual connotation avoidance 318

      • duration, normal 372

      • emergency purchases and 422

      • first credit tranche 372

      • form, standard 380

      • ineligibility 383

      • ineligiblity 858

      • misreporting and noncomplying purchases 351, 354, 355

      • noncomplying purchases 353

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members 316

      • overdue financial obligations to the Fund 856

      • performance criteria, accuracy of information 354

      • performance criteria with respect to external debt 337, 382

      • period for 372

      • phasing 372

      • policies and procedures 372

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust eligibility 248

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust qualification 248

      • prior actions, accuracy of information 354

      • program evaluation 321

      • repurchase 384

      • repurchase expectation 352, 353, 384

      • reserve tranche purchases 885

      • review 381

      • structural performance criteria not applicable 343

      • suspension of right to engage in transactions 383

      • uniform treatment of members 316

      • waiver for nonobservance of performance criteria 352, 354, 355

      • waiver of applicability of performance criteria 354, 355

    • Stand-By Arrangements

      • completion of reviews 389

    • Strengthened cooperative strategy

      • de-escalation of remedial measures 881

      • procedures 870

      • reversibility of actions 880

    • Structural Adjustment Facility (SAF)

      • access, potential 519, 525

      • amounts of assistance 518

      • commitment period 519

      • commitment period, new 523

      • disbursements 520, 523

      • eligible members list 525

      • income from investment and loans 534

      • loans under Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) 522

      • protracted balance of payments problem 519

      • purposes 518

      • qualification for assistance 519

      • resources 518

      • SDRs, use in operations 828, 829

      • terms of loans 520

    • 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 766

    • Supplemental Reserve Facility (SRF)

      • exchange rate for payment of subsidies 917

      • overdue financial obligations 383

      • repeal 347

    • Supplementary Financing Facility (SFF) Subsidy Account 867

      • eligible members 893

      • exchange rate for payment of subsidies 898

      • instrument to establish 890

      • investment 892

      • means of subsidy payments 898

      • rescheduling in cases of serious hardship 889

      • resources 890

      • SDRs, use of 828

      • subsidy amount 892

      • suspension of transfers and re-transfer of surplus 898

      • transfer from Special Disbursement Account 891

    • Surveillance

      • 2012 Decision on Bilateral and Multilateral Surveillance 25

      • Article IV consultations 36

      • bilateral surveillance, 2012 Decision 28

      • Central African Economic and Monetary Union 56

      • currency unions 29

      • data provision 628

      • Eastern Caribbean Currency Union 58

      • euro area 54, 55

      • 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 629, 632

      • scope 28

      • Special Data Dissemination Standards 631

      • stability assessments under FSAP mandatory 119

      • systemically important financial sectors 119

      • systemic stability 28

      • triennial review, 2014 41

      • West African Economic and Monetary Union 60

    • Suspension of membership 862

    • Suspension of voting rights

      • participation in International Monetary and Financial Committee 906

    • Swiss National Bank

      • GAB participant 554

    • Systemically Important Financial Sectors

      • conceptual framework 113

    T

    • Technical assistance

      • cooperation with Trusteeship Council 929

      • exchange rate system simplification 616

      • members not cooperating with the Fund 864

      • transmittal of reports to international agencies 751

    • Trade

      • role of trade in Fund work 69

      • Trade Integration Mechanism 432

      • trade-related balance of payments adjustments 432

    • Trade Integration Mechanism 432

    • Trade restrictions

      • avoidance of escalation 608, 918

      • import restrictions for balance of payments reasons, GATT 605

      • import restrictions for balance of payments reasons, stand-by arrangements 383

      • WTO involvement 745

    • Tranche policies

      • first credit tranche 372

      • floating tranche 321

    • Transparency

      • archives, access by outside persons 711

      • foreign reserves management 359

      • governance 74

      • presumed publication of country staff reports 806

      • review of policy, 2013 786

      • safeguards for use of Fund resources 360

      • use of Fund resources 811

    • 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 242

      • instrument to establish 242

    • 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 241

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

      • administration of 256

      • amendment of 258

      • Annual Progress Report (APR) 245

      • assistance amount 250

      • completion point 244, 251, 252, 253, 254, 264, 266, 267, 268

      • contributions by other donors 259

      • debt sustainability 243, 244, 248, 250, 251, 253, 265

      • debt sustainability analysis 243

      • debt-to-exports ratio 244, 253, 268

      • debt-to-revenue ratio 244

      • decision point 243, 244, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 270, 282

      • eligibility 247, 274

      • grace period on loans 255

      • grants and loans 247

      • Guidelines on Misreporting 245

      • implementation, progress 266

      • implementation, review 270

      • interest 244, 255

      • interim assistance 260

      • Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (I-PRSPs) 272

      • investment of resources 246, 257, 259

      • Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) 245

      • liquidation 257

      • maturity of loans 254

      • operation and liquidation 257

      • Paris Club 244, 248, 251, 266, 272, 283

      • performance-related conditions 252, 260

      • Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) 278

      • Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) 245, 248, 267, 270, 277

      • qualification for assistance 248

      • rescheduling of payments not allowed 254

      • retransfers authorized 260

      • SDRs, use in operations 260, 829

      • self-sustained operations 244, 258, 270

      • special charges on overdue interest and repayments 503

      • Special Disbursement Account, transfers from 246

      • streamlining preliminary HIPC documents 274

      • subsidies for interim PRGF operations 255

      • terms of assistance 254

      • track record of performance 265, 267, 271, 274, 284

      • Trust Account and resources 246

    • 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) 245

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

      • status of implementation (2011) 280

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

      • completion point 282

      • decision point 282

      • eligibility and eligible members 284

      • implementation status 282

      • sunset clause 258, 284

    • Trust Fund

      • final direct distribution of profits 888

      • means of repayment by members on their indebtedness under loan agreement 888

      • SDRs, use in payment of Trust Fund obligations 828

      • special charges on overdue financial obligations 502, 888

      • termination and transfer of resources to Special Disbursement Account 888

      • terms of repayment of final loan disbursement and amendment of Trust instrument 890

    U

    • Undue delay in availability or use of foreign exchange 542, 606

    • Uniformity of treatment principle

      • post-conflict assistance 426

      • use of Funds general resources 316

    • United Nations

      • exchange of documents with 928

      • UNDP, exchange of documents with 753

      • Uniting for Peace General Assembly Resolution 902

    • United States (U.S.) dollars

      • currency weights from October 16, 2016 820

      • financial statements of Framework Account, expressed in 148

      • maintenance of value, rates for computation 515

      • means of payment by members on indebtedness under Trust Fund loan agreements 888

      • medium of payment, loan disbursements, repayments, and interest under GAB 521

      • medium of payment, PRGF-HIPC Trust 246

      • payment of special charges on overdue payments, Trust Fund loans 504

      • payments of interest on members indebtedness under Trust Fund loans 887

      • weight in SDR valuation basket 820

    • Use of Fund resources

      • accordance with purposes of the Fund 313

      • arrears, resolving the problem of 866

      • authority of the Fund to use its resources 313

        • Resolution 313

        • resolving problem of arrears 313

      • capital transfers 313, 541

      • concessional financing, eligibility 532

      • conditionality guidelines 314

      • financing current account deficits 313

      • Flexible Credit Line 344, 389

      • form, extended arrangement 385

      • form, stand-by arrangement 380

      • ineligibility, effect on purchases under stand-by arrangement 383

      • ineligibility under Article V, Section 5 491

      • interpretation of Articles of Agreement 313

      • limitation and ineligibility under Article V, Section 5 491

      • meaning of 314

      • meaning of with the provisions of this Agreement Article V, Section 3 313

      • nondiscriminatory treatment of members 316

      • performance criteria and phasing 322

      • postponement and limitation under Article V, Section 5 491

      • repayment expectation under PRGF-ESF Trust, failure to meet 226

      • repeal of CFF, SRF, and Short-term Liquidity Facility 346

      • resumption of purchases under stand-by arrangement after decision of formal ineligibility 383

      • safeguards, strengthening of 357

      • side letters 347, 350

      • suspension of exchange transactions, effect on General Arrangements to Borrow 551

      • suspension of transactions under stand-by arrangements 383

    • Use of Fund Resources

      • failure to meet repayment obligation or expectation to PRGT 226

      • summings up no longer prepared 812

      • transparency 811

    V

    • Voluntary Declaration on Trade and Other Current Account Measures 918

    • Voting power majority

      • compulsory withdrawal 871

    W

    • Waiver of performance criteria

      • applicability 321, 354, 355

      • nonobservance 354, 355

      • nonobservance under PSI 159

    • Waiver of special charges 503

    • World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

      • agreement with WTO 956, 957, 959

      • Bank-Fund collaboration 721, 732, 733

      • Bank-Fund Concordat 734

      • collaboration with Fund and WTO 748, 749

      • Development Committee 909

      • Fund-Bank Concordat 721

      • governance 74, 77

      • HIPC Initiative 263, 270, 273

      • investment by Fund of currencies received by SFF Subsidy 897

      • observer status in the Fund 732, 733

      • prescribed holder of SDRs 827

      • PRGF-HIPC Trust 243

      • rights approach 876

      • suspension of voting rights 873

    • World Economic Outlook (WEO)

      • multilateral surveillance 315

      • WTO observer status 962

    • World Trade Organization (WTO)

      • balance of payments consultations 745

      • coherence in global policymaking 746

      • consistency of policy advice and obligations 746

      • cross-conditionality, avoidance 747

      • document exchange 750

      • Fund staff observer at WTO meetings 962

      • guidelines/framework for Fund staff collaboration 744

      • IMF-WTO Agreement, text 960

      • lapse of time procedure in transmittal of supplementary information to WTO 745

      • observer status 749

      • resolution of open jurisdictional issues 748

      • suspension of transactions under stand-by arrangements 383

      • WTO staff observer at Executive Board meetings 961

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