International Monetary Fund Publications
The reader may search or browse the IMF publications database. Selected titles in full text include the Wordking papers starting with 97/01 and the Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment starting wiht 97/01.
This site also includes the Table of Contents for World Economic Outlook, May 1997, information about publications and subscriptions of the iMF, a publication scatalog, and order forms.
The IMF at a Glance, established at a conference held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA, from JulyJ1-22, 1944, the IMF came into official existence on DecemberJ27, 1945 when 29 countries signed its Articles of Agreement (its Charter). The IMF commenced financial operations on MarchJ1, 1947. (Current Membership: 181 countries).
Statutory purposes: to promote international monetary cooperation; to facilitate the expansion and balanced growth of international trade; to promote exchange stability; to assist in the establishment of a multilateral system of payments; to make its general resources temporarily available to its members experiencing balance of payments difficulties under adequate safeguards; and to shorten the duration and lessen the degree of disequilibrium in the international balances of payments of members.
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