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Argentina and the IMF
Updated July 25, 2014

On July 12, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the consideration of the Financial Sector Stability Assessment (FSSA) for Argentina.

The FSSA is a report on the key findings of the financial stability assessment conducted as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), which is a comprehensive and in-depth assessment of a country's financial sector. In cases where the FSSA is discussed by the Fund's Executive Board outside the context of an Article IV consultation, at the conclusion of the discussion, the Chairperson of the Board summarizes the views of Executive Directors and this summary is transmitted to the country's authorities.

Fund policies and procedures encourage a country to decide in favor of publication, although—in line with these policies—the authorities of a country may choose to not publish the report discussed at the Board. In the case of Argentina, the authorities need more time to consider whether to publish the FSSA.

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 28, 2006. Listed below are items related to Argentina, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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September 19, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
I sense here a strong feeling in this institution that even more after this attack, there is a need for cooperation, international cooperation, and we do think that in this institution we have a lot of common ground for this cooperation.
September 15, 2001 -- IMF Loan Agreement Good for Argentina -- A Letter to the Editor, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 07, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Augments Argentina Stand-By Credit to $21.57 Billion, and Completes Fourth Review
September 07, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This year's meetings are fast approaching. We've taken steps to consolidate the meetings. These steps were driven by concern about the safety of the people attending the meeting, the safety of the local community, and while we fully understand the long tradition of peaceful demonstrations in the nation's capital and elsewhere, we do urge people, who intend to exercise their right to protest, to also understand that there are valid security concerns.
September 03, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
Fischer on his IMF tenure; Annual Meetings change; assessing offshore financial centers; Cyprus assessment; augmentation of Argentine credit; conditionality & privatization; Calomiris on IMF reforms; Allen on IMF role; and Japan's reform agenda. PDF File Size: 485Kb
August 30, 2001 -- Argentina Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 30, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Argentina describes the policies that Argentina intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 30, 2001 -- Stanley Fischer -- Farewell to the IMF Executive Board
August 30, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
We're planning the WEO press conference for 9:00 a.m. on the 26th and embargoing everything for release until 11 o'clock on that day. This and other details of Annual Meeting arrangements, press events, will be posted on the external website within the next week.
August 21, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Prepared to Recommend Addition of US$8 Billion to Argentina's Stand-By Credit
August 20, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Executive Board Informally Discusses Argentina
August 19, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Continuing to Work with Argentina
August 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Press registration for the 56th Annual Meetings opened 10 days ago. We had a record first week sign-up. And the deadline for journalists is Friday, September 21st.
August 13, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
IMF support for Turkey, Argentina, Brazil; IMF conditionality conference; UNDP Human Development Report; Trinidad & Tobago PDF File Size: 936Kb
August 03, 2001 -- News Brief: Köhler Says IMF Management to Recommend Accelerated Disbursement of US$1.2 Billion for Argentina
July 30, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Köhler Welcomes Argentine Senate Action
July 25, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The Executive Board is scheduled to go into its annual recess from August 6th through August 17th, so this will be my last briefing before the Board recess.
July 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
July 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Journalists by Stanley Fischer First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
I wanted to talk about the Turkish program, following the board meeting yesterday at which it was decided to disburse $1.5 billion, the next tranche of the Turkish loan, and the same day that The World Bank decided to disburse $1.7 billion under their loan, which obviously is a renewed expression of support by the international community for the Turkish program.
July 12, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 2001 International Capital Markets Report
This report examines and assesses the risks in capital markets in both the mature and emerging markets in the period through May 2001. In addition, the report focuses on two issues of ongoing systemic importance, the changing structure of major government securities markets and financial consolidation in emerging markets.
July 02, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
Fischer on Argentine reforms; conditionality: Berlin policy dialogue, Sugisaki on IMF review, Boorman on ownership; reserves database; Alesina & Barro on currency unions; Canada's exchange rate regime & economic integration. PDF File Size: 674Kb

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