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Appendix II:

Author(s):
International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
September 1956
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SUMMARY OF FUND TRANSACTIONS from the beginning of operations to April 30, 19561(In millions of U. S. dollars)
Member

(1)
Currency

Purchased

by Member

Against Own

Currency

(2)
Member’s

Currency

Sold by

Fund to

Other Members

for Their

Currency

or Gold

(3)
Member’s

Currency

Repurchased

by Member

with

Convertible

Currency

or Gold

(4)
With

-drawing

Member’s

Offset

(5)
Member’s

Currency

Used for

Repurchases

by Other

Members

(6)
Effect of

Operations

on Fund’s

Currency

Holdings

(columns

2 & 6

minus

3, 4, & 5)

(7)
Fund’s

Currency

Holdings on

Apr. 30, 1956

Expressed as

Percentage

of Quota

(8)
Afghanistan
Australia50.050.00.096
Austria7.5-7.575
Belgium33.011.421.60.075
Bolivia2.52.5100
Brazil168.5103.065.5119
Burma15.03.211.8175
Canada75
Ceylon1.0-1.088
Chile21.312.58.8100
China
Colombia25.025.0125
Costa Rica1.22.1-0.975
Cuba75
Czechoslovakia6.02.423.622
Denmark10.211.0-0.890
Dominican Republic75
Ecuador75
Egypt3.08.5-5.575
El Salvador75
Ethiopia0.62.0-1.475
Finland9.514.9-5.484
France125.0147.9-22.975
Germany, Fed. Rep. of4.445.1-49.575
Greece
Guatemala75
Haiti75
Honduras75
Iceland75
India100.099.90.093
Indonesia15.015.0100
Iran26.217.58.7100
Iraq100
Israel
Italy
Japan124.0124.00.075
Jordan97
Korea, Republic of
Lebanon0.9-0.975
Luxembourg95
Mexico45.044.90.075
Netherlands75.475.40.075
Nicaragua0.50.50.075
Norway9.69.60.075
Pakistan96
Panama75
Paraguay0.90.40.589
Peru3.1-3.175
Philippine Republic15.015.0175
Sweden8.0-8.075
Syria1.4-1.475
Thailand
Turkey35.020.015.0110
Union of South Africa10.010.00.075
United Kingdom300.0191.7112.0-3.782
United States1,035.2789.5-245.765
Uruguay
Venezuela75
Yugoslavia9.09.0102
1,236.41,242.63957.942.4789.5-177.37.3

Total may not equal sum of items because of rounding.

The settlement equal with Czechoslovakia involved an offset of $2.04 million in respect of Czechoslovakia’s drawing of $6 million. The first installment paid by Czechoslovakia under the settlement (see page 127) increased the offset to $2.37 million.

$1,236.4 million sold for currency and $6.2 million for gold.

$789.5 million repurchased with convertible currency and $168.4 million with gold.

Total may not equal sum of items because of rounding.

The settlement equal with Czechoslovakia involved an offset of $2.04 million in respect of Czechoslovakia’s drawing of $6 million. The first installment paid by Czechoslovakia under the settlement (see page 127) increased the offset to $2.37 million.

$1,236.4 million sold for currency and $6.2 million for gold.

$789.5 million repurchased with convertible currency and $168.4 million with gold.

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