What We Do

The IMF works with countries to strengthen their economic institutions by providing technical assistance and training on critical economic issues.
This helps countries strengthen their economy and create more jobs.


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How We Work

The IMF shares its knowledge with government institutions such as finance ministries and central banks through hands-on advice, training and peer-to-peer learning.

This is delivered to countries via:

Expert advice delivered in-country and from headquarters:

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Our Partners

Over 40 bilateral and multilateral partners finance about one half of the IMF’s capacity development efforts around the world. Our two largest partners are:

The Government of Japan: With 30 years of consistent support, Japan is the IMF’s largest and longest-standing partner for capacity development, contributing $807 million in funding to date and supporting programs in more than 100 IMF member countries.

The European Union (EU)
: The EU is the IMF’s second largest capacity development partner and has contributed about US$388 million in funding since 2006 to help developing countries reach the SDGs.


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