Annual Report cover 2006
Annual Report of the Executive Board

Annual Report of the Executive Board for the Financial Year Ended April 30, 2006

September 2006


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File 1
172k pdf file
Message from the Managing Director and Chair of the Executive Board
Executive Board

File 2
840k pdf file
1. Overview
The world economy
Global economic risks
The work of the Fund
File 3
796k pdf file
2. The Medium-Term Strategy
Implementing the Medium-Term Strategy: Executive Board Discussion
  Surveillance • Emerging market countries • Low-income countries • Governance • Capacity building • Streamlining • Medium-term budget
International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting, April 22, 2006
File 4
712k pdf file
3. Surveillance in action during FY2006
Global surveillance
  World Economic Outlook • Global Financial Stability Report •
IEO evaluation of multilateral surveillance
Country surveillance
Regional surveillance
  ECCU • Euro area • CEMAC • WAEMU
File 5
852k pdf file
4. Strengthening surveillance and crisis prevention
Financial sector surveillance
  Implications of Basel II • IEO report on FSAP
Fiscal analysis and policy advice
  Public investment and fiscal policy • Statistical frameworks for strengthening fiscal analysis
Standards and codes, and data provision to the Fund
  Standards and Codes Initiative • Data Standards Initiatives • Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency
Crisis prevention
  IEO report on IMF approach to capital account liberalization • Balance sheet analysis • Impact of an avian flu pandemic
File 6
852k pdf file
5. Strengthening IMF program support and crisis resolution
Strengthening IMF program support
Crisis resolution
File 7
880k pdf file
6. The IMF's role in low-income countries
Debt relief and sustainability
  Enhanced HIPC Initiative • MDRI • Debt sustainability framework
Strengthening instruments for supporting low-income countries
  PRGF program design • PSI • ESF • Review of Poverty Reduction Strategy approach • Global Monitoring Report
Trade and poverty reduction
File 8
768k pdf file
7. Technical assistance and training
Technical assistance delivery in FY2006
Task force on technical assistance
Review of regional technical assistance centers
IMF Institute
File 9
756k pdf file
8. Financial operations and policies
Regular financing activities
Concessional financing activities
  PRGF • ESF • MDRI and Enhanced HIPC Initiative • Investments supporting concessional lending and debt relief • Emergency assistance
Income, charges, remuneration, and burden sharing
Credit risk management in the IMF and the level of precautionary balances
Quota developments
SDR developments
Safeguards assessments
Arrears to the IMF
External audit mechanism
File 10
884k pdf file
9. Governance and management of the IMF
Quotas and voice
Communications and outreach
Administrative and capital budgets
Human resources

File 11
332k pdf file
I International reserves
II Financial operations and transactions
III Principal policy decisions of the Executive Board
IV Press communiqués of the International Monetary and Financial Committee and the Development Committee
V Executive Directors and voting power, April 30, 2006
VI Changes in membership of the Executive Board

File 12
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VII Financial statements, April 30, 2006
File 13
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Acronyms and abbreviations