IMF eLibrary

Unrestricted Access


IMF eLibrary is a free collection of International Monetary Fund (IMF) publications, including periodicals, books, working papers, studies, and data and statistical tools. Areas covered include macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and more.

IMF data is accessible through the IMF Data tab. Predefined reports are available, and one can also run queries within and across datasets. Some of the datasets include:

  • International Financial Statistics (IFS)
  • Balance of Payments (BOP)
  • Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)
  • Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

Data from the Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (AREAER) from 1999 to the present is accessible through the MCM Data tab. This report tracks the exchange rate and trade regimes of all members of the International Monetary Fund. 

Dates covered

1946 - present.

Type of coverage

Full-text periodicals, books, papers, studies, and data.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

International Monetary Fund