International Monetary Fund


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International Monetary Fund

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(Banking & Finance) an international financial institution organized in 1945 to promote international trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies. A fund is maintained out of which member nations with temporary balance-of-payments deficits may make withdrawals. Abbreviation: IMF
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Noun1.International Monetary Fund - a United Nations agency to promote trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies
UN agency, United Nations agency - an agency of the United Nations
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International Monetary Fund

International Monetary Fund

nFondo monetario internazionale
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The problems, wrote Hanke in Forbes for November 26th, "stem from a slump brought on by Fernanado de la Rua's government -- part of a deadly cocktail mixed by the International Monetary Fund, which forced Argentina to hike taxes and impose fiscal austerity as a condition for IMF loans.
PHOTO (color) International Monetary Fund Managing Director Michel Camdessus, left, advises IMF press spokesman Robert Brown on Wednesday.
That is why the Government works on attracting additional resources from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, "in order to preserve the fragile stability .
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At APEC's two-day conference here, it was decided the money will come in loans from the International Monetary Fund to help bolster Asian economies and reassure world markets.
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