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Qu'advient-il du Fonds Monétaire International ?


  • C.L. Merwin


[eng] In addition to administering code of fair financial practices among its 5o member countries the International Monetary Fund the charter of which was drawn up at Bretton Woods in 1944 also promotes international nnancial cooperation in various other ways It constitutes forum for con tinuous consultation among its members on financial and economic problems it makes recommendations to its members on both technical and policy questions it acts as center for the assembly standardization and publi cation of information and It provides secondary line of reserves Although drawings on the resources have not been as large as some members fwould have Hiked they have been substantial Thus far 24 countries have drawn on the Fund number of these on more than one occasion for total of more than billion Furthermore large amount of resources the gold and convertible currency holdings are now about 3.3 billions remains available to assist members in for example broad move totward convertibility The Fund has indicated in recent decisions its prepa redness to play major role in any such development

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  • C.L. Merwin, 1954. "Qu'advient-il du Fonds Monétaire International ?," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 5(2), pages 252-262.
  • Handle: RePEc:prs:reveco:reco_0035-2764_1954_num_5_2_407032 Note: DOI:10.3406/reco.1954.407032

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