This paper provides Executive Directors with an update of safeguards assessment activities from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. This is the second annual update report of safeguards activities since the last review of the safeguards policy in April 2005. The next review of the policy by the Executive Board is scheduled for 2008.
This 2004 Annual Report highlights that during FY2004, the IMF continued to work with its member countries to foster sustained growth and financial stability—and reduce poverty in its low-income members—through its surveillance activities and policy advice; lending in support of stabilization and reform programs; and technical assistance in formulating sound policies and building robust institutions. As in previous years, a major part of the IMF’s activities during the financial year were directly related to its responsibility for overseeing the international monetary system and the economic, financial, and exchange rate policies of member countries.
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