Article 8 Imf Agreement

After the expiry of the deadline, the Fund pays interest on all remaining balances of the special drawing rights held by a terminating participant, and the terminating member pays a fee for all remaining commitments due to the Fund at the hours and rates prescribed in Article XX. Payment is made in special drawing rights. A resilient participant is authorized to obtain special drawing rights with a freely usable currency to pay fees or investments in a transaction with a designated participant by the Fund or in agreement with another holder, or to hold special drawing rights that he or she received as an interest in a transaction with a designated participant pursuant to Article XIX , Section 5 or in agreement with another holder. c) The Fund, in agreement with members, can obtain further information. It serves as a centre for collecting and exchanging information on monetary and financial problems, facilitating the development of studies to help members develop policies to promote the Fund`s objectives. In addition to the obligations arising from other provisions of this agreement, each member assumes the obligations under this article. 2. If the commitment that remains at the Fund`s expense after the imposition under Article XXIV, Section 2, Point b), and no agreement is reached within six months of the closing date, the terminating member commits to it within three years of the end or within the longer period set by the Fund. The terminating participant fulfils this obligation, for example: (a) by paying a currency freely usable to the Fund, or b) by obtaining special drawing rights in accordance with Article XXIV, Section 6, of the General Resource Account, or in agreement with a participant designated by the Fund or another holder, and by compensating for these special drawing rights. 1.

If the remaining commitment to be pending after the imposition pursuant to Article XXIV, point b), is notified to the terminating participant and if the agreement on liquidation between the Fund and the terminating member is not reached within six months of the termination date, the Fund terminates this balance of special drawing rights in equal semi-annual tranches within a maximum of five years from the closing date. The Fund maintains this balance, as it determines: (a) by paying the terminated member the sums made available by other fund participants in accordance with Article XXIV, Section 5, or (b) by allowing the terminating subscriber to use his special drawing rights to obtain his own currency or currency freely usable from a participant designated by the Fund. , the general resource account or another owner. 5. When a member has reached an agreement with the Fund covered in point 3, the Fund uses the currencies of other members assigned to that member in accordance with point 2 (d) to pay the member`s currency, the other members who have entered into agreements with the Fund under 3, under 3. Each amount thus collected is cashed in the currency of the member to whom it has been allocated. Notwithstanding the provisions of other articles of this agreement, a member who informed the Fund that he was considering the use of transitional provisions under this provision may maintain restrictions on payments and transfers of ongoing international transactions as of the date of entry into the agreement and adapt to changing circumstances. However, in their exchange rate policy, members are constantly attentive to the Fund`s objectives and, as soon as conditions permit, they take all possible steps to develop trade and financial agreements with other members facilitating international payments and promoting a stable exchange rate system.