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Argentina and the IMF
Updated June 6, 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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March 01, 2001 -- In Search of Coincident and Leading Indicators of Economic Activity in Argentina
Author/Editor: Simone, Alejandro
Series: Working Paper No. 01/30
January 26, 2001 -- Argentina: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Augmentation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/26
January 12, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Augmentation of Argentina's Stand-By Credit
January 08, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
22 countries qualify for HIPC assistance; Brau on Treasurer's Department; economic issues in sub-Saharan Africa; China quota increase; statistical quality; price subsidy reform; Argentine program; SDR currency basket; and new economy issues. PDF File Size: 963Kb
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
January 01, 2001 -- Monetary Independence in Emerging Markets: Does the Exchange Rate Regime Make a Difference?
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin | Philippon, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 01/1
December 21, 2000 -- Argentina Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 21, 2000
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.
December 19, 2000 -- Argentina: 2000 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria -- Staff Report and Public Information Noltice Following Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/164
December 18, 2000 -- News Brief: Statement by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler on Agreement on Strengthened Argentine Program
December 13, 2000 -- Argentina: Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/160
December 12, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas Dawson, Chief, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
It's a somewhat busy time right now with the effort to complete, in particular, HIPC country cases. We've got several other country cases of some prominence and some end-of-the-year rush going on, but I think by and large we are on track.
December 01, 2000 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department, December 1, 2000
I presume you all have seen the press release that we put out last evening on Turkey, and I think that's the release I wish to draw to your attention.
November 20, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
IMF Managing Director on transition countries & Europe; IMF Research Conference; support for Argentina; Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics; Blanchard on European unemployment; Russia's noncash transactions; Blinder on lessons of 1990s. PDF File Size: 778Kb
November 17, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
Discussions are continuing on a fiscal pact between the Argentine Government and provincial governors. A Fund mission will go to Buenos Aires when agreement is reached. As the Managing Director indicated in his statement last Friday, the IMF stands ready to support a program which, based on our judgment, should promote market confidence and a return to growth.
November 10, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF's Köhler Supports Strengthening of Argentina's Program
November 08, 2000 -- Transcript of Economic Forum -- One World, One Currency: Destination or Delusion? November 8, 2000
The title of this panel harks back to a publication of the European Union or the Commission, a report which was, if my memory serves, called One Market, One Money. And in fact it is the creation of that one money in Europe, the euro, that makes today's topic particularly relevant.
October 31, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Thomas Dawson, Director External Relations Department, IMF
Welcome, again, to one of our regular press briefings.
October 12, 2000 -- Latin America 2000 -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the LACEA Conference, Rio de Janeiro
October 03, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Argentina
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
September 28, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Mr. Horst Köhler, Managing Director of the IMF, Mr. James Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank, and Mr. Trevor Manuel, Finance Minister of South Africa
It is traditional that the press conference be held at about this time on the Thursday of the Annual Meetings each year to conclude and to share the observations of the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and the President of the World Bank Group.

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