Annual Report cover 2008
Annual Report of the Executive Board

Making The Global Economy Work for All

October 2008


Message from the Managing Director
Letter of Transmittal to the Board of Governors

Program support and capacity building
Governance, finances, and organization

Advanced economies
Emerging market and developing economies

Bilateral surveillance
Multilateral surveillance
World Economic Outlook
Global Financial Stability Report
Multilateral consultation
Regional surveillance and outreach
Currency unions
Other regional surveillance initiatives and outreach
Financial sector surveillance
Assessment of financial crisis and recommendations
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Collaboration with other institutions
Vulnerability Exercise
Sovereign wealth funds
Anti–money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism
Financial soundness indicators
Framework of data provision for surveillance and other data initiatives
Data provision to the Fund for surveillance purposes
Fiscal and data transparency
Coordinated Direct Investment Survey
The Data Standards Initiatives
The Triennial Surveillance Review

Financial assistance and policy advice
Emerging market economies
Low-income countries
Program design
Building institutions and capacity
Strengthening the effectiveness and efficiency of TA
Training by the IMF Institute
Quota and voice reform
Reform package
Resulting realignment
Adequacy of Fund resources
Financial operations and policies
Income, charges, remuneration, and burden sharing
The IMF's new income model
Borrowing arrangements
Arrears to the IMF
Management and organization
Administrative and capital budgets
Human resources policies
Communication and transparency
Transparency policy
The Independent Evaluation Office
Risk management
IMF audit mechanisms