Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries

Date: September 24, 2009
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Summary:This paper provides a semi-annual review of the status of financing for the Fund’s concessional lending and debt relief to low-income countries (LICs). Since the last review, the Executive Board has approved comprehensive reforms of the Fund’s concessional lending instruments and financing framework.

This update is based on data available at end-August and also takes into account the implications of these reforms.

Series : Policy Paper
Subject(s): Fund general resources | Fund facilities | Low-income developing countries | Members | Concessional aid | Multilateral debt relief initiative | HIPC Initiative | Emergency assistance | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval