IMF Surveillance
A Factsheet

World Economic Outlook, September 2003

Global Financial Stability Reports

How the IMF Helps Poor Countries
A Factsheet

IEO, Independent Evaluation Office

Documents Related to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting
September 21, 2003

Report of the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) on the IMF's Policy Agenda

September 16, 2003

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  1. Introduction

  2. Surveillance and Global Financial Stability
    1. Focusing on Systemic Issues and the Policies of the Major Economies
    2. Trade
    3. Reducing Vulnerability
    4. Building Stronger Institutions
    5. Transparency and Disclosure
    6. The Role of the CCL and Precautionary Arrangements in Crisis Prevention
    7. Crisis Resolution

  3. Fund Support for Low-Income Countries
    1. Overview
    2. Strengthening the PRSP Approach
    3. Carrying the Enhanced HIPC Initiative Forward
    4. Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
    5. Dealing with Exogenous Shocks
    6. Encouraging International Support

  4. Use of Fund Resources

  5. Strengthening the Cooperative Nature of the Fund

  6. Independent Evaluation Office

  7. Conclusions

  1. Participation in Transparency, FSAP, and Standards and Codes Initiatives
  2. FSAP Participation
  3. Enhanced HIPC Initiative: Committed Debt Relief and Outlook
  4. Access Under Fund Arrangements by Year of Approval, 1991-2003
  5. Current IMF Lending Arrangements
  6. IMF's Financial Resources and Liquidity Position, 2001-Present


  1. The Number of Active IMF Lending Arrangements, 1986-June 2003