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IMF Surveillance, A Factsheet

Strengthening Surveillance—Further Considerations

Prepared by the Policy Development and Review Department
(In consultation with other departments)

July 11, 2003

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I.   Introduction and Background
II.   Freshness of Perspective
III.   Evolution of Select Dimensions of Surveillance
 A. Article IV Consultations
    Analytical Requirements
    Consultations in Program Countries
 B.   Vulnerability Assessment Exercise for Emerging Market Countries
 C.   Strengthening the Internal Review Process
 D.   Candor, Transparency, and the Executive Board
IV.   Implementation Challenges
V.   Avenues for Strengthening Existing Initiatives
VI.   Resource Implications
VII.   Issues for Discussion
Text Box
1.   Article IV Consultations in Program Countries—Experiments