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Update on the Financing of PRGF and HIPC Operations and the Subsidization of Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance

Prepared by the Finance Department (In consultation with the Legal and Policy Development and Review Departments)

Approved by Eduard Brau

August 18, 2003

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Contents
I.   Introduction and Summary
II.   Financing of Current PRGF and HIPC Operations
    PRGF Loan Resources
    PRGF Reserve Account
    PRGF Subsidies and HIPC Initiative Grants
    HIPC Initiative Topping-Up Assistance
III.   Financing of PRGF Lending Beyond 2005
IV.   Resources Needed for Protracted Arrears Cases
V.   Subsidization of Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance
VI.    Proposed Decision
Text Tables
1.   PRGF Subsidies and HIPC Initiative Grants
2.   Pending Subsidy Contributions to the PRGF-HIPC Trust
3.   Interest Rate Sensitivity of PRGF Subsidies and HIPC Grant Resources
4.   Estimated Costs to the Fund of Potential Topping-Up Assistance under the HIPC Initiative
5.   Subsidy Contributions for Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance
Text Figure
1.   New PRGF Commitments, 1998–2005
Text Box
1.   Overview of the PRGF and PRGF-HIPC Trusts
Appendix Tables
6.   Summary of Bilateral Contributions to the PRGF and PRGF-HIPC Trusts
7.   PRGF Trust—Subsidy Agreements
8.   PRGF Trust—Loan Agreements
9.   PRGF Trust—Reserve Account Coverage
10.   Information on Pending Bilateral Contributions to the
PRGF-HIPC Trust

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