Preliminary Considerations of Options to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations

Publication Date:

April 28, 2011

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This paper aims to engage Directors on how best to promote timely completion of Article IV consultations. Surveillance is mandatory for both the Fund and its members, and members have an obligation to consult with the Fund for this purpose. In this context, it is useful to consider if further steps are warranted to address cases in which members do not consult with the Fund on a timely basis. This paper does not propose Board decisions at this stage. Instead it lays out ideas to elicit Directors’ views. Based on this informal discussion, staff could return later to the Board, if needed for a formal discussion and possible decisions.


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Publication Date:

April 28, 2011



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