Portugal Resident Representative Site
Portugal: Second Post-Program Monitoring
August 6, 2015
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has concluded the Second Post-Program Monitoring with Portugal.
News — Highlights
Presentation by Subir Lall. Portugal After the Adjustment Program: What Are the Right Policy Priorities?
Portugal and The IMF
August 6, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/226
Portugal: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal
May 18, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/126
Portugal and the IMF
- Member since March 29, 1961
- Quota: SDR1029.7 million (equivalent to €1144million, US$1,635 million at current exchange rates)
Each member country of the IMF is assigned a quota, based broadly on its relative position in the world economy. A member country's quota determines its maximum financial commitment to the IMF, its voting power, and has a bearing on its access to IMF financing.
- Portugal is represented in the Executive Board of the IMF in a group of countries led by Italy and also includes Albania, Greece, Malta, San Marino, and Timor-Leste.
The Executive Board is responsible for conducting the day-to-day business of the IMF. It is composed of 24 Directors, who are appointed or elected by member countries or by groups of countries. The Managing Director serves as its Chairman. The Board usually meets several times each week. It carries out its work largely on the basis of papers prepared by IMF management and staff.
- In addition to quota resources, Banco de Portugal has contributed to the New Arrangement to Borrow with a credit line of up to SDR 1542.13 million.