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Argentina and the IMF
Updated August 20, 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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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
June 25, 2001 -- Remarks to the Argentine Bankers Association -- by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Argentine Bankers Association Meeting
June 22, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
June 18, 2001 -- Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers and Modification of the Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/90
June 08, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
June 04, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
Argentine review completed; Köhler on financial stability; Quarterly National Accounts Manual; Ecuador credit extended; Boorman to leave; interview with Carmen Reinhart; Perotti on fiscal policy; Roubini on Asian crisis; military expenditures. PDF File Size: 771Kb
June 03, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Welcomes Argentine Announcement
May 31, 2001 -- A Public-Private Partnership for Financial Stability, Address by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
Given at the Institute for International Finance, Hong Kong SAR
May 23, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
In terms of Secretary O'Neill's testimony yesterday, we certainly read it with interest, and I think on the comments he made regarding the Bank, we certainly understand his views and think that we are basically on the same track.
May 21, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Argentina Review
May 10, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
I'd like to first mention that the IMF Research Department's latest quarterly report on emerging market financing will be released at 10:30 this morning. It covers the first quarter of the year. The report takes into account the impact of recent official rate moves by the Fed.
May 08, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Conference by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF
I, as you know, announced to the staff and the Board today what I had told the Managing Director a few weeks ago, that I plan to leave the Fund later this year probably, but once a smooth transition to my successor has been arranged.
May 03, 2001 -- Argentina Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 3, 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.
May 01, 2001 -- Bank Debit Taxes in Latin America - An Analysis of Recent Trends
Author/Editor: Coelho, Isaias | Ebrill, Liam P. | Summers, Victoria P.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/67
April 29, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Following The International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting Sunday, April 29, 2001
There was a general recognition of our shared interests as a global community. We recognized that we should not retreat from cooperation but indeed should strengthen it, and we found a shared approach in the decisions and the recommendations we made.
April 29, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference After the Joint Meeting of The International Monetary and Financial Committee of the IMF and the Development Committee of the World Bank, April 29, 2001
Ladies and gentlemen, we met for an hour and 45 minutes in a joint meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee. Apart from Gordon Brown and myself, 22 speakers took part in the discussions. At the end, we adopted a communique that is available to you.
April 28, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Argentine Fiscal Measures
April 27, 2001 -- Transcript - Press Conference By IMF Managing Director, Horst Köhler, Prior To The IMFC Meeting
The world economy is going through a very difficult phase, and policymakers representing our 183 member countries are coming here to discuss what needs to be done to give renewed momentum to global growth.
April 26, 2001 -- Transcript -- Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook
In my remarks this morning, I will comment briefly on the global economic outlook and key policy issues for the main industrial countries, then turn to David Robinson and Tam Bayoumi for some brief remarks on the rest of the policy and analytical content of the present WEO.

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