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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 2006
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Acronyms and abbreviations

AfDF

African Development Fund

AFRITAC

Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center

AMF

Arab Monetary Fund

AML/CFT

Anti-money-laundering/combating the financing of terrorism

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APR

Annual Progress Report

ASEAN

Association of South East Asian Nations

BCEAO

Central Bank of West African States

BEAC

Bank of Central African States

BIS

Bank for International Settlements

CAC

Collective action clause

CAFTA-DR

Central American–Dominican Republic–United States Free

Trade

Agreement

CDO

Collateralized debt obligations

CEMAC

Central African Economic and Monetary Community

CFF

Compensatory Financing Facility

CMCG

Capital Markets Consultative Group

DfID

U.K. Department for International Development

DQAF

Data Quality Assessment Framework

DSBB

Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board

DSF

Debt sustainability framework

ECB

European Central Bank

ECCB

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

ECCU

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

EFF

Extended Fund Facility

EMBI

JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index

EMBIG

Emerging Markets Bond Index Global

ENDA

Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance

EPCA

Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

ERM, ERM II

European Monetary System’s exchange rate mechanism

ESAF

Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility

ESF

Exogenous Shocks Facility

EU

European Union

EXR

External Relations Department

FAD

Fiscal Affairs Department

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations)

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FCC

Forward commitment capacity

FSAP

Financial Sector Assessment Program

FSF

Financial Stability Forum

FSI

Financial soundness indicator

FSSA

Financial System Stability Assessment

FY

Financial year

GAB

General Arrangements to Borrow

GDDS

General Data Dissemination System

GDP

Gross domestic product

GFSM

Government Finance Statistics Manual

GFSR

Global Financial Stability Report

GMR

Global Monitoring Report

GNP

Gross national product

GRA

General Resources Account

HIPC

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

IA

Investment Account

ICM

International Capital Markets Department

IDA

International Development Association (World Bank Group)

IEO

Independent Evaluation Office

IF

Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards

IFS

International Financial Statistics

IIF

Institute for International Finance

IMFC

International Monetary and Financial Committee

JEDH

Joint External Debt Hub

JSAN

Joint Staff Advisory Note

JVI

Joint Vienna Institute

MDG

Millennium Development Goal

MDRI

Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

METAC

Middle East Technical Assistance Center

MFD

Monetary and Financial Systems Department

MTBF

Medium-term budget framework

MTS

Medium-Term Strategy

NAB

New Arrangements to Borrow

NPV

Net present value

OAP

IMF’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

ODA

Official development assistance

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OFC

Offshore financial center

OIA

Office of Internal Audit and Inspection

OIE

Organization for Animal Health

OTM

Office of Technical Assistance Management

PDR

Policy Development and Review Department

PIN

Public Information Notice

PPM

Post-program monitoring

PPP

Public-private partnership

PRGF

Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

PRSP

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

PSI

Policy Support Instrument

PSIA

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

QEDS

Quarterly External Debt Statistics

RAP

Rights Accumulation Program

ROSC

Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes

RTAC

Regional technical assistance center

SAF

Structural Adjustment Facility

SCA-1

First Special Contingent Account

SDA

Special Disbursement Account

SDDS

Special Data Dissemination Standard

SDMX

Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange

SDR

Special drawing right

SMP

Staff-monitored program

SRF

Supplemental Reserve Facility

SRP

Staff Retirement Plan

STA

Statistics Department

STI

IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute

S&P

Standard and Poor’s

TA

Technical assistance

TAIMS

Technical Assistance Information Management System

TFP

Total factor productivity

TRS

Time-reporting system

UFR

Use of Fund resources

UN

United Nations

VAT

Value-added tax

WAEMU

West African Economic and Monetary Union

WEO

World Economic Outlook

WHO

World Health Organization

WTO

World Trade Organization

Photography Page

Romeo Ranoco/Reuters/Landov

Sean Gallup/Liaison/Getty Images

John Cogill/Bloomberg News/Landov

Iván Franco/EPA/Corbis

Achim Pohl/Das Fotoarchiv

Liz Gilbert/Corbis Sygma/Corbis

Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images

David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters/Landov

Tara Todras-Whitehill/Reuters/Landov

Klaus Nigge/National Geographic Image Collection

The photographs that open the chapters show aspects of the IMF’s work, both at its headquarters and in member countries.

This report was compiled and edited by a staff team led by Graham Hacche, deputy director of the IMF’s External Relations Department, and including, from the department’s Editorial and Publications Division, Jeanette Morrison (division chief), Sandy Donaldson, and Asimina Caminis.

It was designed by Lai Oy Louie and Massoud Etemadi and typeset by Choon Lee, all from the Multimedia Services Division of the IMF’s Technology and General Services Department.

ISSN 0250-7498

ISBN 1-58906-561-1

Printed on Forest Stewardship Council certified paper.

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