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Guidelines on Conditionality

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Source: Guidelines on Conditionality

Volume/Issue: 2002/043

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2002

ISBN: 9781498328241

Keywords: Conditionality guidelines, Lapse of time consideration, Balance of payments, Trade policy, Economic policy, International financial markets, External payments arrears, PP, conditionality, performance criterion

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Conditionality in Fund-Supported Programs-Purposes, Modalities, and Options for Reform

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Source: Conditionality in Fund-Supported Programs-Purposes, Modalities, and Options for Reform

Volume/Issue: 2009/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 January 2009

ISBN: 9781498336383

Keywords: Conditionality, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Use of Fund resources, Financial institutions, Financial management, Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, Economic conditions, PP, performance criterion

This paper takes a fresh look at the purpose and modalities of conditionality for the use of the Fund's resources. It is part of a broader review of Fund lending facilities that includes access levels, charges and...

Adapting Precautionary Arrangements to Crisis Prevention

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Source: Adapting Precautionary Arrangements to Crisis Prevention

Volume/Issue: 2003/052

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2003

ISBN: 9781498329415

Keywords: Contingent credit lines, Crisis prevention, Balance of payments need, Capital account, Balance of payments, Capital flows, Current account balances, PP, performance criterion, test date

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A New Architecture of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

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Source: A New Architecture of Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2009/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2009

ISBN: 9781498335850

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Extended arrangements, Fund facilities, Fund policies, Low-income developing countries, Policy Support Instrument, Stand-by arrangements, Balance of payments need, Market interest rates

This paper proposes a new facilities architecture for Low-Income Countries. It is based on "Option 2" set out in the framework paper discussed by the Executive Board on March 20, 2009. The new architecture provides...

Review of Fund Facilities - Preliminary Considerations

Review of Fund Facilities - Preliminary Considerations »

Source: Review of Fund Facilities - Preliminary Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2000/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2000

ISBN: 9781498327527

Keywords: Capital markets, Conditionality, Financial crisis, Fund facilities, Repurchases, Balance of payments, Financial crises, Market interest rates, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need

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Article VIII Acceptance by IMF Members - Recent Trends and Implications for the Fund

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Source: Article VIII Acceptance by IMF Members - Recent Trends and Implications for the Fund

Volume/Issue: 2006/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2006

ISBN: 9781498332606

Keywords: Acceptance of Article VIII obligations, Exchange restrictions, Multiple currency practices, Balance of payments, Exchange taxes, Foreign exchange, Foreign exchange budget, International reserves, article VIII, article XIV

This paper reports on the work undertaken in this area since the 1992 review and seeks to encourage further progress in current account liberalization among the membership. Section II provides an overview of the le...

Review of Exchange Arrangements, Restrictions, and Controls

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Source: Review of Exchange Arrangements, Restrictions, and Controls

Volume/Issue: 2007/054

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2007

ISBN: 9781498333139

Keywords: Exchange arrangements, Exchange control regulations, Exchange restrictions, International financial system, Exchange markets, Foreign exchange, Balance of payments, Foreign exchange reserves, Foreign exchange budget, capital control

This review reports on trends, developments, and issues in exchange rate arrangements and currency convertibility. This section presents a summary of the overall findings. Section II provides an overview of key tre...

Review of Access to Financing in the Credit Tranches and Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Overall Access Limits Under the General Resources Account

Review of Access to Financing in the Credit Tranches and Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Overall Access Limits Under the General Resources Account »

Source: Review of Access to Financing in the Credit Tranches and Under the Extended Fund Facility, and Overall Access Limits Under the General Resources Account

Volume/Issue: 2008/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2008

ISBN: 9781498334204

Keywords: Access limits, Credit tranches, Extended Fund Facility, General Resources Account, Balance of payments, External debt, International reserves, International trade, Economic indicators, PP

The Board completed its last review of access policy in February 2008 (2008 Access Policy Review). At that time, while some Directors saw the need for an increase in the limits on normal access to Fund resources, m...

Report on Access to Fund Resources During 2005

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Source: Report on Access to Fund Resources During 2005

Volume/Issue: 2006/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2006

ISBN: 9781498332651

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, General Resources Account, Policy Support Instrument, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Use of Fund resources, Balance of payments need, Balance of payments, Forward commitment capacity, Access to capital markets, Current account deficits

In the context of a relatively benign international environment with limited balance of payments needs, recourse to Fund resources has declined across several dimensions: fewer GRA arrangements; lower outstanding F...

The Fund's Mandate-The Legal Framework

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Source: The Fund's Mandate-The Legal Framework

Volume/Issue: 2010/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498337991

Keywords: Allocation of SDRs, Articles of Agreement, Conditionality, Economic stabilization, Fund arrangements, Fund general resources, Fund role, International financial system, Multilateral surveillance, Obligations of members

This paper is intended to accompany 'The Fund's Role and Mandate-An Overview' (the 'Mandate Overview Paper'). Taking into account the issues raised in the Mandate Overview Paper and, in particular, the potential ar...