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Analytical Appendix

Author(s):
International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Published Date:
September 1975
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Principal Features of Member Countries’ Restrictive Systems1

(as at date of country survey)2

AfghanistanAlgeriaArgentinaAustraliaAustriaBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelgium-LuxembourgBoliviaBotswanaBrazilBurmaBurundiCameroonCanadaCentral African Rep.ChadChileChina, Republic ofColombia7Congo, Peoples Rep. ofCosta RicaCyprus
1. Article VIII status
2. Article XIV status
3. Exchange rate maintained within relatively narrow margins3 in terms of:
(a) U.S. dollar
(b) sterling
(c) French franc
(d) South African rand or Spanish peseta
(e) a group of currencies (under mutual intervention arrangements)
(f) a composite of currencies
4. Exchange rate not maintained within relatively narrow margins as in (a)-(f) above
5. Special exchange rate regime for some or all capital transactions and/or some or all invisibles
6. Import rate(s) different from export rate(s)
7. More than one rate for imports
8. More than one rate for exports
9. Restrictions exist on payments in respect of current transactions4
10. Restrictions exist on payments in respect of capital transactions4,5
11. Prescription of currency
12. Bilateral payments arrangements with members
13. Bilateral payments arrangements with nonmembers
14. Import surcharges
15. Advance import deposits
16. Surrender of export proceeds required
17. Part of French Franc Area or Sterling Area
18. Participates in regional economic cooperation6
For key and footnotes, see page 548.
DahomeyDenmarkDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEthiopiaFijiFinlandFranceGabonThe GambiaGermany, Fed. Rep. ofGhanaGreeceGuatemalaGuineaGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJordan
For key and footnotes, see page 548.
KenyaKhmer RepublicKoreaKuwaitLaosLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyan Arap Rep.Malagasy RepublicMalawiMalaysiaMaliMaltaMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMoroccaNepalNetherlandsNetherlands AntillesNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeria
1. Article VIII status
2. Article XIV status
3. Exchange rate maintained within relatively narrow margins3 in terms of:
(a) U.S. dollar
(b) sterling
(c) French franc
(d) South African rand or Spanish peseta
(e) a group of currencies (under mutual intervention arrangements)
(f) a composite of currencies
4. Exchange rate not maintained within relatively narrow margins as in (a)-(f) above
5. Special exchange rate regime for some or all capital transactions and/or some or all invisibles
6. Import rate(s) different from export rate(s)
7. More than one rate for imports
8. More than one rate for exports
9. Restrictions exist on payments in respect of current transactions400
10. Restrictions exist on payments in respect of capital transactions4,5
11. Prescription of currency
12. Bilateral payments arrangements with members
13. Bilateral payments arrangements with nonmembers
14. Import surcharges
15. Advance import deposits
16. Surrender of export proceeds required
17. Part of French Franc Area or Sterling Area
18. Participates in regional economic cooperation6
For key and footnotes, see page 548.
NorwayOmanPakistanPanamaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPortugalQatarRomaniaRwandaSaudi ArabiaSenegalSierra LeoneSingaporeSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSudanSurinamSwazilandSwedenSyrian Arab Rep.TanzaniaThailandTogoTrinidad and TobagoTunisia7TurkeyUgandaUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States
00
For key and footnotes, see page 548.
Upper VoltaUruguayVenezuelaViet-Nam7Western SamoaYemen Arap Rep.Yemen Peop. Dem. Rep.YugoslaviaZaïreZambia
1. Article VIII status
2. Article XIV status
3. Exchange rate maintained within relatively narrow margins3 in terms of:
(a) U.S. dollar
(b) sterling
(c) French franc
(d) South African rand or Spanish peseta
(e) a group of currencies (under mutual intervention arrangements)
(f) a composite of currencies
4. Exchange rate not maintained within relatively narrow margins as in (a)-(f) above
5. Special exchange rate regime for some or all capital transactions and/or some or all invisibles
6. Import rate(s) different from export rate(s)
7. More than one rate for imports
8. More than one rate for exports
9. Restrictions exist on payments in respect of current transactions40
10. Restrictions exist on payments in respect of capital transactions4,5
11. Prescription of currency
12. Bilateral payments arrangements with members
13. Bilateral payments arrangements with nonmembers
14. Import surcharges
15. Advance import deposits
16. Surrender of export proceeds required
17. Part of French Franc Area or Sterling Area
18. Participates in regional economic cooperation6
Key and Footnotes• indicates that practice exists; - indicates that practice does not exist; and 0 indicates that position is undetermined.

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