This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in the Russian Federation, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Russian Federation and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Russian Federation.

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At a Glance : Russian Federation's Relations with the IMF

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Russian Federation joined the Fund on June 1, 1992; Article VIII
  • Quota: SDR 5,945.40 million
  • Outstanding loans: None
  • The latest Article IV consultation was concluded by the Executive Board on August 3, 2015. (Country Report No. 15/368)

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Regional Economic Issues: Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

Effective Government for Stronger Growth

November 2016

Economic growth remains solid in much of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE). Outside the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), growth has continued at a good pace on the back of accommodative macroeconomic policies as well as buoyant consumption supported by strong real wage and employment growth. In Russia, the pace of economic contraction has moderated, as the economy appears to have adjusted to lower oil prices and the sanctions shock. Other CIS economies are gradually exiting from recessions on improved external demand. For the region as a whole, GDP growth is projected to reach 1.3 percent in 2016 and 2.1 percent in 2017, largely reflecting the improved outlook in the CIS.

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