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|Argentina and the IMF|
Updated May 28, 2015
|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).
|July 15, 1999 -- Getting it Right: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms - Transcript|
Transcript of an Economic Forum on Financial sector liberalization.
|June 24, 1999 -- Transcript of IMF Economic Forum on Dollarization: Fad or Future for Latin America|
This Economic Forum was held on June 24, 1999
|June 08, 1999 -- Transcript of an IMF videoconference with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)|
Jointly organized IMF/Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) videoconference on: the most recent World Economic Outlook, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Reduction Initiative known as the HIPC Initiative, and the Reform of the International Financial System, or the new architecture.
|June 07, 1999 -- IMF Survey:|
Camdessus on transparency and standards; IMF Board meets with ECOSOC ambassadors; regional unemployment in Europe; Swiss monetary policy; military spending; EFF reviews for Argentina and Pakistan; and copper and Chilean economy. PDF File Size: 484Kb
|June 02, 1999 -- Economic Prospects for the Americas Under a New Financial Architecture - Remarks by Michel Camdessus|
Given at the Conférence de Montréal, Montréal
|May 26, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Review Under EFF for Argentina|
|May 10, 1999 -- Argentina Letter of Intent, May 10, 1999|
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 03, 1999 -- Transcript of a Video Conference with Hong Kong and Singapore Journalists by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund|
We've just completed our spring Interim Committee meetings, and the contrast between the atmosphere this time and the atmosphere last October when we had the Annual Meetings was extraordinary.
|April 26, 1999 -- IMF Press Briefing on Transparency, Standards, and CCL by Jack Boorman, Director, Policy Development and Review Department|
I apologize for having to postpone the briefing on standards and transparency that was scheduled originally for last Thursday. I am glad, however, that we could find time on Mr. Boorman's schedule to be able to reschedule that for today.
|April 21, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus|
This briefing was held prior to the Spring 1999 Interim Committee Meeting.
|April 20, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Michael Mussa on the World Economic Outlook|
For this year, 1999, the world growth forecast of 2.3 percent in the present WEO is little changed from that of either the interim WEO of last December, or last autumn's main WEO exercise.
|April 15, 1999 -- Experimental Report on Transparency Practices: Argentina|
This report compares country practices in Argentina with internationally recognized standards and codes in the areas of data dissemination, fiscal transparency, transparency of monetary and financial policies, banking supervision, securities markets regulation, insurance industry regulation, accounting and auditing practices. In reviewing countries' observance of standards, the report covers disclosure practices and also discusses issues related to the quality of the information released.
|April 15, 1999 -- Transcript of a Briefing by Jack Boorman on Involving the Private Sector in Forestalling and Resolving Financial Crises|
The briefing covered a paper on Involving the Private Sector in Forestalling and Resolving Financial Crises, which was produced by the staff and which includes the Chairman of the Executive Board’s summing up of the Board’s discussion of it in March 1999.
|March 11, 1999 -- 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.
|March 01, 1999 -- A Model of Contagious Currency Crises with Application to Argentina|
Author/Editor: Choueiri, Nada
Series: Working Paper No. 99/29
|February 10, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Fischer with the University of California San Diego Economic Roundtable|
We are at a time when so many emerging market countries are in trouble and when one of the three largest economies in the world, Japan, is in trouble that the U.S. economy continues to do spectacularly well.
|January 11, 1999 -- Argentina -- Letter of Intent - Policy Memorandum, January 11, 1999|
This Policy Memorandum 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.
|January 11, 1999 -- IMF Survey:|
World Economic Outlook and Capital Markets update; Euro launch and IMF; Fischer on international lender of last resort; lessons from Argentine banking crisis, Australia's economic reforms; and conference on liberalizing markets in Africa PDF File Size: 639Kb
|January 03, 1999 -- On the Need for an International Lender of Last Resort -- Stanley Fischer|
This is a slightly revised version of a paper prepared for delivery at the joint luncheon of the American Economic Association and the American Finance Association
|December 28, 1998 -- The IMF: Doctor, Savior--or Wastrel? - A Letter to the Editor|
This article by Michael Mussa, Director of the IMF’s Research Department was published in Business Week, December 28, 1998