Back Matter

Back Matter

Author(s):
International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 1948
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INDEX

  • Administrative Budget 59, 110

  • Africa, European export surplus 11

  • Anglo-American Financial Agreement 30, 31

  • Argentina, drain on assets 7

  • Articles of Agreement:

    • IV, Section 279

    • IV, Section 4(a)69, 79

    • V, Section 399

    • V, Section 3 (a) (i)97

    • V, Section 597, 98 99

    • VIII, Section 369, 70

    • XIV, Sections 2 and 429, 69, 70, 72

    • XX, Section 4(i)97, 98

  • Asia:

    • Effect of European payments difficulties 9

    • European export surplus 11

    • Resources devastated by war 8

  • Assets and liabilities84, 94,95

  • Auction system 68

  • Audit Committee 59, 82

  • Audit of Fund’s accounts 82

  • Auditors’ certificate 59, 83

  • Australia:

    • Acceptance of membership 55

    • Gold production subsidy 43

    • Par value 35

    • Production 3

    • Quota 57

  • Austria, application for membership 55

  • Balance of Payments Manual 52

  • Balance of payments methodology, informal meeting on 52

  • Balance Sheet 59, 82, 84

  • Belgium:

    • Creditor under clearing agreements 33

    • Exchange arrangments with France 38

    • Exchange transaction 45, 96

    • Member of European multilateral compensation system 33

    • Monetary reform 17

  • Beyen, J. W” election as Executive Director 57

  • Brazil, par value 35fn.

  • Bruins, G. W. J., death 57

  • Burma 55

  • Canada:

    • Financing of payments deficit 6, 7

    • Gold policy 40

    • Gold production subsidy 42, 81

    • Grants and loans to Europe 5

    • Price rise 15

    • Production 3

    • United Kingdom credits 31

  • Ceylon 55

  • Chile:

    • Consultations with, Fund’s statement 73

    • Exchange transaction 45, xs96

    • Multiple rate system modifications 29

  • China:

    • Currency inflation 17

    • Fluctuating exchange rate system 25, 26

    • Payments deficit 6

    • “Consistent with the provisions of this Agreement,” meaning 98, 99

  • Cross rates 26, 37

  • Cuba, addition to assets 7

  • Currencies (see also Sterling; United States dollars):

    • Convertibility 27, 29, 30, 32, 34

    • Depreciation 21, 22

    • Devaluation 23, 36, 76

    • Holdings with depositories 90

    • Inconvertible and interchangeable 26, 27

    • Par values 112

  • Czechoslovakia, monetary reform 17

  • Denmark:

    • Exchange transaction 45, 46, 96

    • Monetary reform 17

  • Depositories:

    • Currencies and securities holdings 90

    • Gold holdings 89

  • Dollars (see United States dollars)

  • Dominican Republic, par value 35

  • Ecuador, multiple currency system modification 29

  • Egypt, quota increase 46, 56, 57

  • Europe:

    • Balance of payments deficit 5, 11

    • Dollar shortage 7

    • Exports and imports 11, 12

    • Financing of international payments 5, 8

    • Inflation 16, 19

    • Investment needs 14

    • Multilateral clearing 32

    • Pre-war balance of payments 8

    • Progress in recovery 2

  • European Economic Cooperation, Committee on, machinery for clearing

  • European accounts 33

  • European Economic Cooperation, Organization for, establishment 10

  • European Recovery Program:

    • Assistance to European recovery 1

    • Bearing on monetary and balance of payments situation of members 48

    • Effect on use of Fund’s resources 35, 48, 74

    • Establishment 10

  • Exchange:

    • Depreciation 21, 22

    • Policies 19

    • Restrictions 25, 29, 66, 67, 70

    • Rigidity 21

    • Stability 21, 25, 66

    • Taxes 68, 72

  • Exchange rates (see also Cross rates):

    • Adjustment 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

    • Fixed 67

    • Fluctuating 24, 25, 68, 77

    • Free 26

    • Multiple currency practice 72

    • Unification 28

  • Exchange transactions:

    • Dollar exchange purchased 5

    • Postponement and limitation 97, 98

    • Summary 45, 96

    • Use to meet dollar deficits 7

  • Executive Directors:

    • Changes 57, 108

    • Election 57

    • List viii

    • List and voting power 106

  • Executive Directors, Alternate:

    • Changes 108

    • List viii, 106

  • Expenditures 59, 82, 86

  • Exports:

    • European 3, 11, 12, 19

    • Expansion 3, 18

    • Increase, need 13

    • Relation to exchange rate adjustment 23

    • Restrictions 27

  • Far East:

    • Deficits on current account with U. S 6

    • Political strife impedes recovery 3

  • Financial Reports 59, 82, 110

  • Finland:

    • Acceptance of membership 55

    • Quota 57

  • Fiscal policies 19

  • Fiscal year 45fn

  • Food and Agriculture Organization 53

  • France:

    • Exchange actions, Fund’s statement 76

    • Exchange transaction 45, 46, 96

    • Inflation 16

    • Member of European multilateral compensation system 33

    • Par value change proposed 36

  • Free market:

    • French proposal 36, 37, 77

    • Fund policy 68

    • Restraints on international payments 25

  • Fund:

    • Assistance to members in multilateral payments arrangements 35

    • Missions 51

    • Objectives 1

    • Purposes 21

    • Review of exchange control systems of members 30

    • Review of exchange situation of members 24, 46

    • Review of members’ gold policies 43

  • Fund’s resources, use: 46

    • Assistance in international payments 7

    • Effect of European Recovery Program 35, 74

    • Executive Board decisions 97

  • General Agreement on Tariffs and trade 54

  • Germany:

    • Production 2

    • Western, inclusion in European Recovery Program 10

  • Gold:

    • Assets, drain and liquidation 4, 5, 6, 7

    • Holdings 46

    • Holdings with depositories 8, 9

    • Policy 39

    • Production subsidies 42

    • Production subsidies, Fund’s statements 43, 79, 81

    • Subscriptions 4

    • transactions 46

    • United Kingdom expenditure 31

  • Governors and Alternates:

    • Changes 104

    • List and voting power 100

  • Greece, fluctuating exchange rate system 25, 26

  • Health plan, staff—58

  • Honduras, quota 56

  • Imports:

    • Enlargement 4

    • Financing by Europe, 8

    • Need 8, 9

    • Quotas, need for further relaxation 13

    • Restrictions 27, 28, 30

    • Stimulation by inflation 18

    • “In exceptional circumstances,” meaning 71

  • Income and expenditures, Statement of 59, 82, 86

  • India:

    • Exchange transaction 45, 46, 96

    • Inflation 17

    • Quota 56

    • Recovery retarded by shortages 3

  • Inflation 14, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 28

  • Information, collection and dissemination 51

  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development:

    • Increase in subscription of Egypt and Paraguay 56

    • Loans 5

    • Relations with Fund 52

  • International Financial Statistics 52

  • International Labor Organization 53

  • International trade Organization 53

  • International payments (see Payments)

  • International Wheat Council 53

  • Investment:

    • Effect of inflation 14, 24

    • Income 11, 12

    • Limitation 13, 14, 19, 20

    • Production programs 13

  • Iran, quota increase 56

  • “Is using,” meaning in Article V, Section 5 99

  • Italy:

    • Exchange arrangements, Fund’s statement 63

    • Exchange arrangements with France 38

    • Fluctuating exchange rate system 25

    • Inflation 16

    • Member of European multilateral compensation system 33

  • Japan, inflation 17

  • Latin America:

    • Credits to Europe 5

    • Financing of payments deficit 7

    • Inflation 17

    • Production 3

    • Use of multiple currency practices 27

  • Lebanon, par value 35

  • Luxembourg, member of European multilateral compensation system 33

  • McFarlane, S G, election as Executive Director 58

  • Members:

    • Consultation with Fund 43, 51, 66, 67

    • List 100

    • New 55

    • Status of subscriptions 92

  • Mexico:

    • Exchange transaction 45, 96

    • Gold sales at premium prices discontinued 40

  • Middle East:

    • Deficits on current account with U S 6

    • Effect of European payments difficulties 9

    • Inflation 17

    • Recovery retarded by shortages 3

  • Monetary reforms 16

  • Monetary reserves, depletion 4, 5, 6, 7, 29

  • Multiple currency practices:

    • Chile 29, 73

    • Communication to members 65

    • Decisions 66

    • Ecuador 29

    • France 36, 76

    • Fund policy 27

  • Multilateral payments 32, 34, 49, 75

  • Netherlands:

    • Exchange transaction 45, 96

    • Member of European multilateral compensation system 33

    • Monetary reform 17

  • New Zealand, production 3

  • Norway:

    • Exchange transaction 45, 96

    • Monetary reform 17

  • Officers ix

  • Par Values:

    • Adjustment 22, 24

    • Expression in terms of gold or U S dollars 39

    • France 36, 76

    • Initial 35

    • Relation to cross rates 26

    • Schedule 112

  • Paraguay, quota increase 46, 55, 57

  • Parsons, M H, appointment as Director of Operations 58

  • Payments:

    • Balance 22

    • Bilateral 26

    • Bilaterial, Europe 32, 33, 34

    • Correction of disquilibria by multiple currency practices 27

    • Effect of devaluation of currencies 23

    • Effect of price rise 9

    • Multilateral 32, 34, 49, 75

    • Problems 3

    • Solution of problem 19

    • United Kingdom 30

  • Portuguese escudos, free market in France 37, 38

  • “Presently needed,” application of term 98

  • Prices (see also Inflation):

    • Controls 16

    • Rise 9, 17, 19

  • Production:

    • Expansion 3

    • Expansion and improvement of efficiency 13

    • Recovery 2

    • Relation to balance of payments 20

  • Quotas 46, 55, 100

  • “Represents,” meaning in Article V, Section 3 (a) (i) 97

  • Rules and Regulations 58

  • Securities, holdings with depositories 90

  • Silver, data on 59

  • Staff:

    • Distribution by salary and geographical area 109

    • Officersix

    • Size and major changes 58

  • Staff retirement plan 58, 110

  • Statistics, collection and dissemination 51

  • Sterling, convertibility attempt 30

  • Sterling area, deficit with Western Hemisphere 6

  • Subsidies, gold production 42, 79, 81

  • Subscriptions, status 92

  • Switzerland, exchange arrangements with France 38

  • Syria, par value 35

  • Tariffs, need for further relaxation 13

  • transactions (see Exchange transactions)

  • transitional arrangements 29, 32, 70

  • transitional period:

    • Multiple currency practices 71

    • Use of Fund’s resources 49, 74

  • Turkey, exchange transaction 45, 96

  • Union of South Africa:

    • Gold production 42

    • Production 3

    • Sale of gold to meet trade deficit 6

  • United Kingdom:

    • Deficits of sterling area 6

    • Exchange transaction 45, 46, 96

    • Exports 3

    • Gold transactions 41

    • Notification regarding Burma and Ceylon 55

    • Sterling restrictions relaxed 30

  • United Nations, relations with Fund 52

  • United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, grants and

    • credits 5, 6

  • United States:

    • Balance of payments 4

    • Establishment of European Recovery Program 10

    • Exports, need by other countries 8, 9

    • Gold regulations 40

    • Grants and loans 5, 6

    • Grants and loans under European Recovery Program 10

    • Price rise after removal of controls 15

    • Production and exports 3

    • United Kingdom credits 31

  • United States dollars:

    • Availability under European Recovery Program 48

    • Deficits 4, 5, 6, 7

    • Diversion by disorderly cross rates: 27

    • Gold transactions 39

    • Sale on free market by France 37, 38

    • Shortage 7, 9, 12, 13

    • Use of import restrictions to safeguard reserves or reduce deficits 30

  • Voting power:

    • Executive Directors 106

    • Governors 100

  • World economy 1

  • Yugoslavia, monetary reform 17

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