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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.

August 28, 2016



2016

Q&As on the New SDR Basket that Comes into Effect October 1, 2016

Description: . WATCH LIVEPress Conference on the Regional Economic
Outlook for the Western Hemisphere. ...
Date: July 25, 2016

Q and A on Fund's Engagement with Mozambique

Description: . WATCH LIVEPress Conference on the Regional Economic
Outlook for the Western Hemisphere. ...
Date: May 27, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions on Managing Director Selection

Description: Frequently Asked Questions on Managing Director Selection.
Date: January 20, 2016



2015

Q and A on 2015 SDR Review

Description: . WATCH LIVEPress Conference on the Regional Economic
Outlook for the Western Hemisphere. ...
Date: November 13, 2015



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



2010

G20 Agreement on Quotas and Governance: Questions and Answers

Description: International Monetary Fund. ...
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

Description: International Monetary Fund. ...
Date: July 17, 2009

Bolstering the IMF's Lending Capacity

Description: International Monetary Fund. ...
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

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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

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Date: April 08, 2008



2000

Frequently Asked Questions

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