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SDR allocations

The allocation of special drawing rights (SDRs) to IMF members is shown as a liability incurred by the recipient under SDRs in other investment. A corresponding entry is recorded under SDRs in reserve assets.

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • IMF