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CHAPTER V The Asian Crisis

CHAPTER V The Asian Crisis »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

As the formative event of the financial year, the Asian financial crisis absorbed a large proportion of the Executive Board’s time. Directors met frequently—at times, daily—to be briefed on and discuss devel...

CHAPTER VI Surveillance

CHAPTER VI Surveillance »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Central to the IMF’s purposes and operations is the mandate, under its Articles of Agreement, to “exercise firm surveillance over the exchange rate policies of members.” To earn’ out this mandate, the IMF ex...

CHAPTER VII Strengthening the Architecture of the International Monetary System

CHAPTER VII Strengthening the Architecture of the International Monetary System »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Following the Mexican financial crisis of 1994–95, the IMF adopted several initiatives to strengthen the international monetary system and the IMF’s central role in the system. These included more intensive...

CHAPTER VIII Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment

CHAPTER VIII Support for Member Countries’ Adjustment »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

In 1997/98, the Executive Board approved the creation of the Supplemental Reserve Facility; reviewed the role of trade liberalization in IMF-supported adjustment programs and IMF policy on members’ sovereign...

CHAPTER X Capital Movements Under an Amendment of the IMF’s Articles

CHAPTER X Capital Movements Under an Amendment of the IMF’s Articles »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

During 1997/98, the Executive Board met to discuss various aspects of an amendment to the IMF’s Articles of Agreement with respect to liberalization of capital movements and the IMF’s role, including the met...

CHAPTER XI Technical Assistance and Training

CHAPTER XI Technical Assistance and Training »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Member countries’ demand for IMF technical assistance and training remained strong in 1997/98. Technical assistance continued to focus on the monetary and fiscal aspects of macroeconomic management, but also...

CHAPTER XII Financial Operations and Policies

CHAPTER XII Financial Operations and Policies »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

During 1997/98, member countries purchased (i.e., borrowed) SDR 19.0 billion from the IMF’s General Resources Account (GRA) in the credit tranches—nearly four times the level of the previous year—and made re...

CHAPTER XIII Organization, Staffing, and Budget

CHAPTER XIII Organization, Staffing, and Budget »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

The IMF’s organizational structure is set out in its Articles of Agreement, which provide for a Board of Governors, an Executive Board, a Managing Director, and a staff of international civil servants. The A...

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

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THE IMF IN 1997/98

THE IMF IN 1997/98 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

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