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Staff Note for the G20 - The Role of the SDR - Initial Considerations

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Source: Staff Note for the G20 - The Role of the SDR - Initial Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2016/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498345446

Keywords: Freely usable currencies, International monetary system, Exchange risk, International investment position, Financial crises, ECU, issuer, single-currency, unit of account, liquid market

Following the recent diagnostic of the international monetary system (IMS), the IMF will explore whether a broader role for the SDR could contribute to its smooth functioning. The economic rationale for or against...

Quota Formula Review - Initial Considerations

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Source: Quota Formula Review - Initial Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/084

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498340908

Keywords: Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Quotas, National income, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Balance of payments, International investment position, quota share

The Board of Governors has asked the Executive Board to complete a comprehensive review of the quota formula by January 2013. This review is an mportant part of the 2010 quota and governance reforms. At the Seoul S...

IMF Policy Paper: The Case for a General Allocation of SDRs During the Tenth Basic Period

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Source: The Case for a General Allocation of SDRs During the Tenth Basic Period

Volume/Issue: 2011/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498338783

Keywords: Allocation of SDRs, Cancellation of SDRs, Reserve assets, SDR role, SDRs, Tenth basic period, International monetary system, International monetary reform, International investment position, article XVIII

This paper is the outcome of a periodic process regarding the allocation (or cancellation) of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), and is a report by the Managing Director to the Board of Governors and the Executive Boar...

IMF Policy Paper : The Case for a General Allocation of SDRs During the Tenth Basic Period

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Source: The Case for a General Allocation of SDRs During the Tenth Basic Period

Volume/Issue: 2011/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2011

ISBN: 9781498338783

Keywords: Allocation of SDRs, Cancellation of SDRs, Reserve assets, SDR role, SDRs, Tenth basic period, International monetary system, International monetary reform, International investment position, article XVIII

This paper is the outcome of a periodic process regarding the allocation (or cancellation) of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), and is a report by the Managing Director to the Board of Governors and the Executive Boar...

The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows - An Institutional View

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Source: The Liberalization and Management of Capital Flows - An Institutional View

Volume/Issue: 2012/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498339612

Keywords: Capital flows, Capital inflows, Capital outflows, Emerging markets, Fund role, International cooperation, International monetary system, Surveillance, Technical Assistance, International investment position

Capital flows have increased significantly in recent years and are a key aspect of the global monetary system. They offer potential benefits to countries, but their size and volatility can also pose policy challeng...

Proposal for a General Allocation of SDRs

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Source: Proposal for a General Allocation of SDRs

Volume/Issue: 2009/065

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 2009

ISBN: 9781498335942

Keywords: Allocation of SDRs, International liquidity, Reserves, SDR operations, SDR role, SDR transactions, SDR use, SDRs, SDR interest rates, International investment position

Faced with a global crisis of exceptional magnitude, the membership of the IMF has called for ambitious steps to strengthen the global financial safety net. These include, alongside efforts to strengthen the Fund's...

Flexible Credit Line-Operational Guidance Note

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Source: Flexible Credit Line-Operational Guidance Note

Volume/Issue: 2012/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2012

ISBN: 9781498340489

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Conditionality, Flexible Credit Line, International investment position, External sector assessment, International reserves, External debt, Balance of payments, FCL, qualification criterion

The Flexible Credit Line (FCL) was introduced as part of a package of reforms to the Fund's lending facilities in March 2009 and its design was further refined in August 2010. The following provides operational gui...

Quota Formula Review - Data Update and Further Considerations

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Source: Quota Formula Review - Data Update and Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2012/050

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2012

ISBN: 9781498340335

Keywords: General Reviews of Quotas, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Financial statistics, SDR interest rates, Economic growth, Current account deficits, International investment position, quota share

In March 2012, the Executive Board held its first formal discussion on the comprehensive review of the quota formula. This review, to be completed by January 2013, is an important part of the quota and governance r...

Strengthening the Effectiveness of Article VIII, Section 5

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Source: Strengthening the Effectiveness of Article VIII, Section 5

Volume/Issue: 2003/020

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2003

ISBN: 9781498329484

Keywords: Article VIII, Section 5, Exchange rate policy surveillance, International investment position, Price indexes, Balance of payments, National income, Accounting procedures, PP, article VIII, breach of obligation

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The Fund's Role Regarding Cross-Border Capital Flows

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Source: The Fund's Role Regarding Cross-Border Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2010/106

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2010

ISBN: 9781498336512

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Capital controls, Capital flows, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fund role, Multilateral surveillance, Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Adjustment process

Global capital flows have multiplied many times over in recent years, mainly between advanced economies but increasingly also to emerging markets, reflecting the general reduction in regulatory and informational ba...