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Questions and Answers

There are a number of key topics on which the IMF receives frequent questions. The Q&A pages are designed to address these frequently asked questions.

December 17, 2014



2013

Recording of Transactions Related to Windfall Profits from IMF Gold Sales in Macroeconomic Accounts, including Member Country Contributions to PRGT

Description: Page 1. INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND Statistics Department Recording
of Transactions Related to Windfall Profits from IMF ...
Date: April 04, 2013



2011

Frequently Asked Questions on Managing Director Selection

Description: On September 18, 2009, the IMF's Executive Board approved gold sales strictly limited to 403.3 metric tons, representing one eighth of the Fund's total holdings.
Date: May 25, 2011



2010

G20 Agreement on Quotas and Governance: Questions and Answers

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Date: October 26, 2010

Fund Facilities-- Frequently Asked Questions

Description: On September 18, 2009, the IMF's Executive Board approved gold sales strictly limited to 403.3 metric tons, representing one eighth of the Fund's total holdings.
Date: September 09, 2010



2009

SDR Allocations: Frequently Asked Questions on Their Statistical Treatment

Description: Page 1. SDR Allocations: Frequently Asked Questions on Their Statistical
Treatment 1. How should countries record SDRs ...
Date: September 24, 2009

The IMF and Low-Income Countries in the Global Crisis -- Questions and Answers

Description: Over the past six months, as the global financial crisis has swept from developed to developing countries, the IMF has undertaken an unprecedented reform of its policies toward low-income countries (LICs), culminating in the announcement of significant new resources underpinned by new lending instruments.
Date: July 29, 2009

Special Drawing Right (SDR) Allocations: Questions and Answers

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Date: July 17, 2009

Bolstering the IMF's Lending Capacity

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Date: April 09, 2009

IMF Resources and the G-20 Summit: Questions and Answers

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Date: April 09, 2009

Reforms of Lending and Conditionality Frameworks: Questions and Answers

Description: International Monetary Fund. ...
Date: March 24, 2009



2008

IMF Gold Sales -- Frequently Asked Questions

Description: On September 18, 2009, the IMF's Executive Board approved gold sales strictly limited to 403.3 metric tons, representing one eighth of the Fund's total holdings.
Date: September 28, 2008

The IMF's New Income and Expenditure Framework -- Frequently Asked Questions

Description: The new income model moves away from relying primarily on lending to generate revenue towards more robust new income sources to finance the IMF's diverse activities.
Date: April 11, 2008

Impact of High Food and Fuel Prices on Developing Countries—Frequently Asked Questions

Description: International Monetary Fund. ...
Date: April 08, 2008



2000

Frequently Asked Questions

Description: Frequently asked questions about the International Monetary Fund...
Date: December 30, 2000