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ROLE OF IMF
FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL
ACTIVITIES OF IMF
Submitted by
• Rana Usama (Roll No: 47)
• Naqeeb ghalu ( Roll No: 39)
• Asnan Haider (Roll No: 20)
Submitted to:
• Mam Maria
Department
• Sociology
ROLE OF IMF
• The International Monetary Fund (IMF) plays a crucial role in the global
economy. It was established to promote international monetary
cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to
foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide
temporary financial assistance to countries in need.
• Here are some key roles of the IMF:
• Surveillance: The IMF monitors the global economy, providing analysis,
assessments, and forecasts to its member countries. It also offers policy
advice and recommendations to promote economic stability and
growth.
CONTINUE
• Financial Assistance: The IMF provides financial assistance to member
countries facing balance of payments problems. This assistance comes
with conditions, usually in the form of economic reforms, to help
countries restore stability and growth.
• Technical Assistance: The IMF offers technical assistance and training to
help countries strengthen their capacity to design and implement
effective economic policies.
CONTINUE
• Research and Analysis: The IMF conducts research on various economic
issues, publishes reports, and provides data and analysis to help
policymakers make informed decisions.
• Crisis Prevention and Resolution:
• The IMF works to prevent financial crises by identifying vulnerabilities in
member countries’ economies and providing policy advice to address them.
In times of crisis, the IMF helps countries implement measures to stabilize
their economies.
• Overall, the IMF plays a critical role in promoting global economic stability.
Facilitating international trade, and assisting countries in managing
economic challenges.
ROLE OF IMF
• The IMF decides which countries receive financial assistance based on
several factors. When a country faces balance of Payments problems and
seeks IMF support, the IMF assesses the country’s economic situation,
policies, and prospects to determine the need for assistance and the
conditions attached to it.
• Here are some key criteria the IMF considers when deciding to provide
financial assistance:
• Balance of Payments: The IMF looks at the country’s balance of payments
situation, including its ability to meet its external financial obligations and
maintain exchange rate stability.
• Economic Policies: The IMF evaluates the country’s economic policies,
including fiscal, monetary, and structural reforms. Countries seeking
assistance are often required to implement policy changes to address
underlying economic imbalances.
CONTINUE
• Debt Sustainability: The IMF assesses the country’s debt levels and
sustainability to ensure that the assistance provided will help the
country regain financial stability without exacerbating its debt burden.
• Reform Commitment: The IMF considers the country’s commitment to
implementing necessary reforms to address economic vulnerabilities
and promote sustainable growth. Policy conditions are often attached to
IMF assistance to ensure that countries follow through on reforms.
• Global Economic Impact: The IMF also considers the potential spillover
effects of a country’s economic problems on the global economy and
financial stability when deciding on financial assistance.
CONTINUE
• By evaluating these factors and working with the country to design a
program that addresses its specific needs and challenges, the IMF aims
to provide effective financial assistance to support economic stability
and growth.
ROLE OF IMF
• The IMF engages in both financial and technical activities to fulfill its
mandate of promoting global economic stability and growth.
• Financial Activities:
• Financial Assistance Programs: The IMF provides financial assistance
to member countries facing balance of payments problems. This
assistance can come in the form of loans or credit lines to help countries
stabilize their economies and implement necessary reforms.
CONTINUE
• Special Drawing Rights (SDRs):The IMF issues SDRs, an international
reserve asset, to supplement the official reserves of member countries. SDRs
are allocated to IMF member countries in proportion to their IMF quotas.
• Emergency Financing: The IMF offers emergency financing to countries
experiencing sudden economic crises or natural disasters to help them
address immediate liquidity needs and stabilize their economies.
• Technical Activities:
• Policy Advice: The IMF provides policy advice to member countries on a
wide range of economic issues, including fiscal policy, monetary policy,
exchange rate policy, and structural reforms. This advice is based on
economic analysis and tailored to each country’s specific circumstances.
CONTINUE
• Capacity Development: The IMF offers technical assistance and training to
help countries strengthen their capacity to design and implement effective
economic policies. This includes support in areas such as public financial
management, central banking, and economic statistics.
• Research and Analysis: The IMF conducts research on various economic
topics, publishes reports, and provides data and analysis to help
policymakers make informed decisions. This research contributes to the IMF’s
policy advice and helps shape global economic policy discussions.
• By combining financial assistance with technical expertise and policy advice,
the IMF aims to support member countries in addressing economic
challenges, promoting sustainable growth, and maintaining global economic
stability.
THANK YOU

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International monitoring fund (imf) worldwide

  • 1. ROLE OF IMF FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES OF IMF
  • 2. Submitted by • Rana Usama (Roll No: 47) • Naqeeb ghalu ( Roll No: 39) • Asnan Haider (Roll No: 20) Submitted to: • Mam Maria Department • Sociology
  • 3. ROLE OF IMF • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) plays a crucial role in the global economy. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries in need. • Here are some key roles of the IMF: • Surveillance: The IMF monitors the global economy, providing analysis, assessments, and forecasts to its member countries. It also offers policy advice and recommendations to promote economic stability and growth.
  • 4. CONTINUE • Financial Assistance: The IMF provides financial assistance to member countries facing balance of payments problems. This assistance comes with conditions, usually in the form of economic reforms, to help countries restore stability and growth. • Technical Assistance: The IMF offers technical assistance and training to help countries strengthen their capacity to design and implement effective economic policies.
  • 5. CONTINUE • Research and Analysis: The IMF conducts research on various economic issues, publishes reports, and provides data and analysis to help policymakers make informed decisions. • Crisis Prevention and Resolution: • The IMF works to prevent financial crises by identifying vulnerabilities in member countries’ economies and providing policy advice to address them. In times of crisis, the IMF helps countries implement measures to stabilize their economies. • Overall, the IMF plays a critical role in promoting global economic stability. Facilitating international trade, and assisting countries in managing economic challenges.
  • 6. ROLE OF IMF • The IMF decides which countries receive financial assistance based on several factors. When a country faces balance of Payments problems and seeks IMF support, the IMF assesses the country’s economic situation, policies, and prospects to determine the need for assistance and the conditions attached to it. • Here are some key criteria the IMF considers when deciding to provide financial assistance: • Balance of Payments: The IMF looks at the country’s balance of payments situation, including its ability to meet its external financial obligations and maintain exchange rate stability. • Economic Policies: The IMF evaluates the country’s economic policies, including fiscal, monetary, and structural reforms. Countries seeking assistance are often required to implement policy changes to address underlying economic imbalances.
  • 7. CONTINUE • Debt Sustainability: The IMF assesses the country’s debt levels and sustainability to ensure that the assistance provided will help the country regain financial stability without exacerbating its debt burden. • Reform Commitment: The IMF considers the country’s commitment to implementing necessary reforms to address economic vulnerabilities and promote sustainable growth. Policy conditions are often attached to IMF assistance to ensure that countries follow through on reforms. • Global Economic Impact: The IMF also considers the potential spillover effects of a country’s economic problems on the global economy and financial stability when deciding on financial assistance.
  • 8. CONTINUE • By evaluating these factors and working with the country to design a program that addresses its specific needs and challenges, the IMF aims to provide effective financial assistance to support economic stability and growth.
  • 9. ROLE OF IMF • The IMF engages in both financial and technical activities to fulfill its mandate of promoting global economic stability and growth. • Financial Activities: • Financial Assistance Programs: The IMF provides financial assistance to member countries facing balance of payments problems. This assistance can come in the form of loans or credit lines to help countries stabilize their economies and implement necessary reforms.
  • 10. CONTINUE • Special Drawing Rights (SDRs):The IMF issues SDRs, an international reserve asset, to supplement the official reserves of member countries. SDRs are allocated to IMF member countries in proportion to their IMF quotas. • Emergency Financing: The IMF offers emergency financing to countries experiencing sudden economic crises or natural disasters to help them address immediate liquidity needs and stabilize their economies. • Technical Activities: • Policy Advice: The IMF provides policy advice to member countries on a wide range of economic issues, including fiscal policy, monetary policy, exchange rate policy, and structural reforms. This advice is based on economic analysis and tailored to each country’s specific circumstances.
  • 11. CONTINUE • Capacity Development: The IMF offers technical assistance and training to help countries strengthen their capacity to design and implement effective economic policies. This includes support in areas such as public financial management, central banking, and economic statistics. • Research and Analysis: The IMF conducts research on various economic topics, publishes reports, and provides data and analysis to help policymakers make informed decisions. This research contributes to the IMF’s policy advice and helps shape global economic policy discussions. • By combining financial assistance with technical expertise and policy advice, the IMF aims to support member countries in addressing economic challenges, promoting sustainable growth, and maintaining global economic stability.