Managing Director's Statement on Strengthening Surveillance - 2011 Triennial Surveillance Review

Date: October 27, 2011
Electronic Access: Full Text

Summary:After inputs from country authorities, outside experts, and staff; after extensive deliberations at the Executive Board; after further guidance from ministers and governors at the IMFC meetings—after all that, we need to move from diagnosis to action. The goal of making surveillance as interconnected as the world economy remains an inherently long-term endeavor. Nevertheless, building on recent progress, we can do better even in the near term. I want to take this opportunity to put forward some specific measures, based on Executive Directors’ many thoughtful comments and suggestions (Table 1).

Series : Policy Paper
Subject(s): Surveillance | Financial sector | Article IV consultations | Multilateral surveillance | Bilateral surveillance | Financial stability | Enhanced surveillance | Managing Director reports