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International Monetary Fund
Published Date:
April 2007
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©2007 International Monetary Fund

ISSN 0074-7025

ISBN 978-1-58906-648-9

Contents

List of Abbreviations

AML

anti-money laundering

AsDB

Asian Development Bank

ASEAN

Association of South East Asian Nations

BT

business technology

BWI

Bretton Woods institutions

CARICOM

Caribbean Community

CCL

Contingent Credit Line

CFT

combating the financing of terrorism

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

CPI

consumer price index

DAC

Development Assistance Committee

ESF

Exogenous Shock Facility

EU

European Union

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FDI

foreign direct investment

FSAP

Financial Sector Assessment Program

G-8

Group of Eight Finance Ministers

GDP

gross domestic product

GNI

gross national income

HIPC

heavily indebted poor country (Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries)

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

IDA

International Development Association

IDA-15

fifteenth replenishment of IDA

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IFI

international financial institution

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IMFC

International Monetary and Financial Committee

LIC

low-income countries

MDBs

multilateral development banks

MDGs

Millennium Development Goals

MDRI

Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

MIC

middle-income countries

MIGA

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

MTS

Medium-Term Strategy

NGO

nongovernmental organization

ODA

official development assistance

OECD

Organization for European Cooperation and Development

PAL

Programmatic Adjustment Loan

PRGF

Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

PRSC

Poverty Reduction Support Credit

PRSP

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

PSI

private sector involvement

ROSC

Report on Observance of Standards and Codes

SMEs

small and medium-sized enterprises

UN

United Nations

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

WTO

World Trade Organization

INTRODUCTORY NOTE

The Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund was held in Singapore on September 19–20, 2006, jointly with the Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group. The Honorable Bharrat Jagdeo, Governor of the Fund and the Bank for Guyana, served as Chairman. These Proceedings include statements presented by Governors during the meetings; resolutions adopted by the Board of Governors of the Fund since the last Annual Meeting in September 2005; reports, recommendations, or communiqués issued by the Committees of the Board of Governors at the time of the meetings; and other documents relating to the meetings.

Shailendra J. Anjaria

Secretary

International Monetary Fund

Washington, D. C.

November 1, 2006

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