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Updated July 25, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon.CARLOS Saul Menem, President of the Republic Of Argentina, at the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group
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September 23, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Carlos A. Massad, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Chile on behalf of the Latin American Governors of the Fund, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
July 18, 2005 -- Argentina: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 05/236
July 25, 2003 -- Argentina: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 03/226
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
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Finance & Development
March 01, 2000 -- Finance & Development, March 2000 - Argentina's Structural Reforms of the 1990s
By Pedro Pou: Argentina experienced serious economic and financial difficulties in the 1980s. Hyperinflation in 1989-90 finally elicited the necessary political consensus for reform. Despite areas of concern, structural reforms implemented in the 1990s have set Argentina on the path to sustained growth.
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IMF Survey Online
April 25, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Larger Latin American Countries Face Major Capital Inflows
Latin American economies as a whole are recovering nicely from the global economic downturn, although the pace of that recovery varies across the region and cheap and abundant external finances raise the risk of a boom-bust cycle, the IMF’s Nicolas Eyzaguirre says.
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IMF Surveys
January 09, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF cancels debt; Iraq receives new loan; Brazil and Argentina repay IMF loans; Saudi Arabia Article IV summary; Credit booms in transition economies; India's textile and clothing sector; Maghreb parliamentarians; Public awareness of economic issues. PDF File Size: 298Kb
August 09, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
Managing Director visits Africa; IEO report on Argentina; Risk management in the insurance sector; Cross border cooperation in financial sector supervision; IMF 60th anniversary reflections; Fighting dirty money. PDF File Size: 589Kb
March 29, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
David Burton on outlook for Asia; IT still key to U.S. productivity growth; Financial sector vital to growth in the Baltics; Call for transparent selection of Managing Director; Crises and trade finance; Argentina program; West Afritac's 2004 agenda. PDF File Size: 631Kb
February 02, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
IMF and Iraq; IMF completes first review of Argentina program; Continuing the WTO debate; Ethics and development; Central banks and financial stability; New development model for Asia? PDF File Size: 707Kb
October 06, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
Japan's financial sector; IMF-World Bank annual meetings (overview, opening speeches, communiques, press conferences); G-7, G-10, and G-24 communiques; Focus on Middle East; African ministers press conference; Loan for Argentina; World Economic Outlook. PDF File Size: 1819Kb
February 03, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
Singh on Latin America; new IMF loan--Argentina; Leiderman on inflation targeting; AEA meeting; Taylor on monetary policy; Clark and Polak on SDRs; Challenges of EU enlargement PDF File Size: 930Kb
January 20, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
IMF program for Argentina; AEA coverage; SDRM design; Fischer on globalization; De Vries honored; Latin America and crisis; Challenges for African leaders; Demekas on postconflict aid PDF File Size: 724Kb
December 02, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Third Annual IMF Research Conference; Institution building; Improved data quality; Argentina's SRF repayment extended; Poverty, inequality in Central America; Van Houtven on IMF governance; proposals to reform IMF governance; Lessons, Great Depression PDF File Size: 681Kb
August 05, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Krueger on Argentina; Boorman on crises and institutions; Advisory report on Argentina; Central American regional initiatives; Southern African aid; Ortiz on emerging market crises; Caribbean offshore centers; shadow economies; East Timor; Rudi Dornbusch PDF File Size: 649Kb
July 22, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Advisory panel for Argentina; The Gambia & governance; Euro-area surveillance; Dawson on lessons from Asia; transition to inflation targeting; fiscal policy & recessions; and better governance in statistical agencies. PDF File Size: 931Kb
July 08, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Group of Eight summit; Rogoff's discontent with Stiglitz; Aninat on Colombia; Köhler on Argentina; Uruguay loan boosted; Deaton on poverty count; budget cuts in poor countries; Köhler at ECOSOC; Turkey drawing; and are African exporters more productive? PDF File Size: 779Kb
March 25, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Global Financial Stability Report; reducing poverty; Enron's collapse; addressing banking fragility; Prescott on Japanese slowdown; foreign direct investment in Africa; IMF statement on Argentina; and interview with Dornbusch. PDF File Size: 471Kb
March 11, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Krueger on euro; financing development; IMF mission to Argentina; Singh to head IMF Special Operations; Tseng on Asia's unfinished reforms; Asian asset price bubbles; expanding mortgage financing in Middle East; and Mexico's pro-poor policies. PDF File Size: 393Kb
January 28, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
PRSP conference opens; euro & EMU prospects; IMF extends Argentine debt deadline; AEA conference; IMF approves review of Brazil's performance; Carson & Bove on GDDS African project; IMF transparency; and Vietnam strives for higher growth. PDF File Size: 427Kb
December 10, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
Krueger on debt workout mechanism; IMF approves Turkey funds; Argentine disbursement delayed; behind 1990s emerging market boom; investor relations programs; Jorgenson on IT revolution; GIC conference; Obstfeld on currency crises; IMF Research Conference. PDF File Size: 694Kb
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 13, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
IMF support for Turkey, Argentina, Brazil; IMF conditionality conference; UNDP Human Development Report; Trinidad & Tobago PDF File Size: 936Kb
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 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
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
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
March 20, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
Köhler nominated for IMF Managing Director; Capital Flow and Debt Statistics; IMF reviews Mozambique's needs; Ukraine review commissioned; Japanese banking crisis; Poland's recovery; Argentine Stand-By; Support package for Ecuador; social spending under IMF programs rises. PDF File Size: 491Kb
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
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
June 09, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: Manuel Guitian on IMF's work on monetary, banking, and exchange rate areas; impact of labor standards on trade, Michel Camdessus on Argentine reforms and Alassane Ouattara on globalization's challenges for Africa; and IMF's first press information notices--summaries of Executive Board discussions on economies of Aruba, Belize, and Tunisia. PDF File Size: 617Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Rodrigo Vergara, Governor, Central Bank of Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 203Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Hernán Lorenzino, Minister of Economy and Public Finance of Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 230Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Hernan Lorenzino, Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Ministerio de Economia y Finanzas Publicas, Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 261Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Hernán Lorenzino, Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 440Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Hernán Lorenzino, Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 394Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by José De Gregorio, President, Banco Central de Chile, Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 294Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by José De Gregorio, President, Banco Central de Chile, Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 303Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by José De Gregorio, President, Banco Central de Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 327Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jose De Gregorio, President, Banco Central de Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 319Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Amado Boudou Minister of Economy and Public Finance of Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 402Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Carlos Fernández, Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 419Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Carlos Fernández, Minister of Economy and Production, Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 328Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Martín Lousteau, Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 223Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Miguel Gustavo Peirano, Minister of Economy and Production, Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 229Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Felisa Miceli Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina Speaking on behalf of the Southern Cone Countries of Latin America
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 237Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Ms. Felisa Miceli, Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 295Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Ms. Felisa Miceli, Minister of Economy and Production, Argentina
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 692Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Joint Statement by Mr. Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Minister of Finance of Chile, and Mr. Vittorio Corbo, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 107Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC statement by The Hon. Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Minister of Finance, and The Hon. Vittorio Corbo, Governor of the Central Bank of Chile
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 740Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Roberto Lavagna, Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina Speaking on behalf of the Southern Cone Countries of Latin America
On behalf of: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay. PDF File Size: 585Kb
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by the Honorable Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Minister of Finance of Chile, Speaking on behalf of the Southern Cone Countries, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the the constituency comprising Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Venezuela
April 20, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Nicolás Eyzaguirre Minister of Finance of Chile Speaking on behalf of the Southern Cone Countries, Washington, D. C., April, 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Venezuela
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Carlos Saito G-24 Chairman to the Second Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 24, 2000
Speaking as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by Mr. Roque B. Fernandez Minister of Economy and Public Works and Services of Argentina Fifty-third Meeting of the IMF Interim Committee
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.
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Letters of Intent
March 10, 2004 -- Argentina -- Letter of Intent and Addendum to the Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 10, 2004
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.
January 09, 2004 -- Argentina -- Letter of Intent, January 9, 2004
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.
September 10, 2003 -- Argentina -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 10, 2003
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.
July 18, 2003 -- Argentina -- Letter of Intent, July 18, 2003
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.
January 16, 2003 -- Argentina -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 16, 2003
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 -- 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.
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.
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.
September 05, 2000 -- Argentina Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies, September 5, 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.
February 14, 2000 -- Argentina Memorandum of Economic Policies, February 14, 2000 -- Letter of Intent
This Memorandum of Economic Policies 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 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.
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.
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Mission Concluding Statements
April 17, 2002 -- Statement by the IMF Mission to Argentina
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
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News Briefs
December 20, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Statement on Argentina
November 14, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Issues Press Statement on Argentina
July 29, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Köhler Welcomes Independent Advisors' Report on Argentina
July 10, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler Announces Advisory Group on Argentina
June 28, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF's Köhler Welcomes Progress in Talks with Argentina
May 21, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director meets Argentine Economy Minister, Board extends repayment of SRF
March 15, 2002 -- News Brief: Press Statement by the IMF Mission to Argentina
March 04, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Sending Mission to Argentina
February 13, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF's Köhler: Good Start to New Relationship with Argentina
February 08, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF's Köhler Welcomes Remes Visit, says IMF Working Closely with Argentina
January 28, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF, World Bank and IDB Working Closely to Help Argentina
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 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
June 03, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Welcomes Argentine Announcement
May 21, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Argentina Review
April 28, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Argentine Fiscal Measures
December 18, 2000 -- News Brief: Statement by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler on Agreement on Strengthened Argentine Program
November 10, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF's Köhler Supports Strengthening of Argentina's Program
September 18, 2000 -- CORRECTED News Brief: IMF Completes First Argentina Review
June 13, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler Meets Argentine President Fernando de la Rúa
May 11, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit Argentina, Brazil, Honduras and Mexico
May 26, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Review Under EFF for Argentina
September 23, 1998 -- News Brief: IMF Executive Board Completes 1st Review of Argentine Program
May 13, 1998 -- News Brief: Minister González of Argentina Meets IMF Managing Director
September 13, 1996 -- News Brief: IMF Management Supports Revised Argentine Economic Program
August 14, 1996 -- News Brief: IMF Statement on Argentina
March 23, 1995 -- News Brief: IMF Management and Argentina Agree on Program for 1995
March 13, 1995 -- News Brief: IMF Praises Argentine Measures, Sees US$2b Loan Increase
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Other
February 01, 2014 -- List of IMF Member Countries with Delays in Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments Over 18 Months
Subject: Article IV consultations | Financial system stability assessment | Executive Board discussion postponement | Notification of delay
July 18, 2013 -- List of IMF Member Countries with Delays in Completion of Article IV Consultations or Mandatory Financial Stability Assessments Over 18 Months
Subject: Article IV consultations | Financial system stability assessment | Executive Board discussion postponement | Notification of delay
March 03, 2011 -- Amendment of the Instrument to Establish the SCA-1/Deferred Charges Administered Account - Extension of Termination Date
Subject: Special Contingent Account | Argentina | Brazil | Liberia | Administered accounts | Debt relief | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
October 08, 2003 -- Lessons from the Crisis in Argentina
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Press Releases
July 24, 2014 -- New Press Release: IMF Announces Finalists for Student Essay Contest: “How to Build a Better Future for Latin America”
June 06, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Argentina
March 14, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Holds Informal Briefing on Argentina
December 09, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Argentina
February 01, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Argentina
January 29, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Holds Informal Briefing on Argentina
December 17, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Spokesman on Argentina
September 18, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Argentina
February 01, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Argentina
July 13, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Argentina
April 11, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF on Technical Assistance Mission to Argentina
March 24, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF on Technical Assistance Mission to Argentina
December 16, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Technical Mission to Argentina
November 23, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF on Argentina
October 27, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on the Passing of Mr. Néstor Kirchner, Former President of Argentina
December 11, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of his Visit to Argentina for the Inauguration of President Fernández de Kirchner
June 09, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Article IV Mission in Argentina
December 15, 2005 -- Press Release: Argentina Announces its Intention to Complete Early Repayment of its Entire Outstanding Obligations to the IMF
June 29, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on Argentina
May 18, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Extends Argentina's Repayment Expectations
September 17, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Extends Argentina's Repayment Expectations
August 31, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement at the Conclusion of His Visit to Argentina
June 25, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement on the Departure of the IMF Staff Mission to Argentina
March 22, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Argentina's Stand-By Arrangement
March 10, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Acting Managing Director to Recommend to the Executive Board the Letter of Intent of the Authorities for the Second Review of the Stand-By Arrangement for Argentina
January 28, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review of Argentina's Stand-By and Grants Waivers
January 09, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director to Recommend to Executive Board the Letter of Intent of the Authorities for the First Review of the Stand-By Arrangement with Argentina
September 20, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$12.55 Billion Three-Year Stand-By Credit for Argentina
September 10, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Issues Statement of Support for Argentina's New Medium-term Program
August 28, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Financing Assurances Review and Grants Waiver for Noncomplying Purchase by Argentina
July 28, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review of Argentina's Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$1.05 Billion Disbursement
June 20, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Second Review of Argentina's Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$320 Million Disbursement
March 19, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review of Transitional Stand-By Arrangement with Argentina, Approves US$307 Million Disbursement
January 24, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Transitional Stand-By Credit Support for Argentina
January 17, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Issues Statement on Transitional Credit Support for Argentina
January 08, 2003 -- Press Release: Argentina: Press Statement following Article IV Consultation
November 20, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Extends Argentina's SRF Repayment Expectation by One Year
September 05, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Extends Argentina's SRF Repayment by One Year
July 15, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Extends Argentina's SRF Repayment by One Year
January 16, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Extends Argentina's SRF Repayment by One Year
September 07, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Augments Argentina Stand-By Credit to $21.57 Billion, and Completes Fourth Review
January 12, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Augmentation of Argentina's Stand-By Credit
March 10, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$7.2 Billion Three-Year Stand-By Credit for Argentina
February 04, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Three-Year Extended Fund Facility for Argentina
April 12, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Stand-By Credit for Argentina
April 06, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Extension, for Fourth Year, of EFF Credit to Argentina
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Public Information Notices
August 09, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Argentina
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 30, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Argentina
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 24, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Discusses Lessons from the Crisis in Argentina
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 25, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Argentina
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
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.
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.
February 23, 1998 -- Press 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.
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Publications
September 14, 2012 -- Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Compliance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 12/268
September 14, 2012 -- Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 12/269
September 14, 2012 -- Argentina: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 12/270
December 01, 2011 -- Market Discipline and Conflicts of Interest between Banks and Pension Funds
Author/Editor: Barajas, Adolfo | Catalán, Mario
Series: Working Paper No. 11/282
March 01, 2010 -- The Influence of "Big Brothers:" How Important are Regional Factors for Uruguay?
Author/Editor: Sosa, Sebastian
Series: Working Paper No. 10/60
January 01, 2010 -- Investment by Large Firms in Argentina
Author/Editor: Piris, Alvaro
Series: Working Paper No. 10/3
January 01, 2010 -- Post-Crisis Bank Behavior: Lessons from Mercosur
Series: Working Paper No. 10/1
May 01, 2009 -- Macroeconomic Responses to Terms-of-Trade Shocks: A Framework for Policy Analysis for the Argentine Economy
Author/Editor: Berkmen, Pelin
Series: Working Paper No. 09/117
April 01, 2008 -- Is There a Novelty Premium on New Financial Instruments? The Argentine Experience with GDP-Indexed Warrants
Author/Editor: Costa, Alejo | Chamon, Marcos | Ricci, Luca Antonio
Series: Working Paper No. 08/109
February 01, 2008 -- Beneficial Delays in Debt Restructuring Negotiations
Author/Editor: Bi, Ran
Series: Working Paper No. 08/38
May 01, 2006 -- Regional Convergence in Latin America
Author/Editor: Serra, Maria Isabel | Pazmino, Maria Fernanda | Lindow, Genevieve | Sutton, Bennett | Ramirez, Gustavo
Series: Working Paper No. 06/125
February 01, 2006 -- Banks During the Argentine Crisis: Were They All Hurt Equally? Did They All Behave Equally?
Author/Editor: Barajas, Adolfo | Basco, Emiliano | Juan-Ramon, V. Hugo | Quarracino, Carlos
Series: Working Paper No. 06/42
February 01, 2006 -- Common Factors in Latin America's Business Cycles
Author/Editor: Aiolfi, Marco | Catão, Luis | Timmermann, Allan
Series: Working Paper No. 06/49
July 01, 2005 -- Haircuts: Estimating Investor Losses in Sovereign Debt Restructurings, 1998-2005
Author/Editor: Sturzenegger, Federico | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 05/137
February 10, 2005 -- Lessons from the Crisis in Argentina
Author/Editor: Daseking, Christina | Ghosh, Atish R. | Thomas, Alun H. | Lane, Timothy D.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 236
September 30, 2004 -- The IMF and Argentina, 1991-2001
Author/Editor: Mateos y Lago, Isabelle | Takagi, Shinji | Martin, Ricardo | Takebe, Misa | Cohen, Benjamin
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
September 01, 2004 -- An Institutional Framework for Comparing Emerging Market Currency Boards
Author/Editor: Camilleri Gilson, Marie-Thérèse
Series: Working Paper No. 04/180
August 01, 2004 -- Bank Consolidation and Performance: The Argentine Experience
Author/Editor: Basu, Ritu | Druck, Pablo | Marston, David | Susmel, Raul
Series: Working Paper No. 04/149
July 09, 2004 -- Argentina: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 04/194
July 09, 2004 -- Argentina: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Modification and Waiver of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 04/195
January 01, 2004 -- How Private Creditors Fared in Emerging Debt Markets, 1970-2000
Author/Editor: Klingen, Christoph | Weder, Beatrice | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 04/13
December 19, 2003 -- Argentina: Request for Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Extension of Repurchase Expectations--Staff Report; Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund's Liquidity Position and Report on Exceptional Access for Request of Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Supplements; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 03/392
September 04, 2003 -- Argentina: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 03/278
July 25, 2003 -- Argentina: Request for Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 03/101
July 25, 2003 -- Argentina: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Exchange System-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 03/214
July 25, 2003 -- Argentina: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Argentina
Series: Country Report No. 03/215
April 01, 2003 -- Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in Argentina
Author/Editor: Cuevas, Alfredo
Series: Working Paper No. 03/90
April 01, 2003 -- Argentina: Macroeconomic Crisis and Household Vulnerability
Author/Editor: Corbacho, Ana | Garcia-Escribano, Mercedes | Inchauste, Gabriela
Series: Working Paper No. 03/89
February 01, 2002 -- Monetary Rules for Emerging Market Economies
Author/Editor: Ghironi, Fabio | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 02/34
February 01, 2002 -- Monetary Rules for Emerging Market Economies
Author/Editor: Ghironi, Fabio | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 02/34
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
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
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 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 13, 2000 -- Argentina: Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/160
January 01, 2000 -- Toward a Framework for Systemic Liquidity Policy
Author/Editor: Dziobek, Claudia Helene | Hobbs, J. Kimball | Marston, David
Series: Working Paper No. 00/34
November 01, 1999 -- Has the Nature of Crises Changed? A Quarter Century of Currency Crises in Argentina
Author/Editor: Choueiri, Nada | Kaminsky, Graciela Laura
Series: Working Paper No. 99/152
September 01, 1999 -- Determinants of Argentina's External Trade
Author/Editor: Catão, Luis | Falcetti, Elisabetta
Series: Working Paper No. 99/121
March 01, 1999 -- A Model of Contagious Currency Crises with Application to Argentina
Author/Editor: Choueiri, Nada
Series: Working Paper No. 99/29
August 01, 1998 -- Capital Structures and Portfolio Composition During Banking Crisis - Lessons from Argentina 1995
Author/Editor: Ramos, Alberto M.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/121
July 01, 1998 -- Policy Responses to External Imbalances in Emerging Market Economies - Further Empirical Results
Author/Editor: Wong, Chorng-Huey | Carranza, Luis
Series: Working Paper No. 98/103
June 04, 1998 -- Argentina - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/38
June 01, 1998 -- Intermediation Spreads in a Dual Currency Economy-Argentina in the 1990s
Author/Editor: Catão, Luis
Series: Working Paper No. 98/90
May 01, 1998 -- Government Expenditure Arrears - Securitization and Other Solutions
Author/Editor: Ramos, Alberto M.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/70
October 01, 1997 -- Banking Crises in Latin America in the 1990s - Lessons from Argentina, Paraguay, and Venezuela
Author/Editor: García-Herrero, Alicia
Series: Working Paper No. 97/140
September 01, 1997 -- Monetary Impact of a Banking Crisis and the Conduct of Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: García-Herrero, Alicia
Series: Working Paper No. 97/124
July 11, 1997 -- Borrowing Risk and the Tequila Effect
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard
Series: Working Paper No. 97/86
April 01, 1997 -- Bank Concentration and the Supply of Credit in Argentina
Author/Editor: Cañonero, Gustavo Enrique
Series: Working Paper No. 97/40
March 01, 1997 -- Bank Credit in Argentina in the Aftermath of the Mexican Crisis: Supply or Demand Constrained?
Author/Editor: Catão, Luis
Series: Working Paper No. 97/32
May 01, 1996 -- Credit and Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization
Author/Editor: Khamis, May Y.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/51
January 22, 1996 -- Dollarization in Latin America - Recent Evidence and Some Policy Issues
Author/Editor: Savastano, Miguel A.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/4
December 01, 1995 -- Financial Sector Reforms in Eight Countries: Issues and Results
Author/Editor: Galbis, Vicente
Series: Working Paper No. 95/141
December 01, 1995 -- Argentina - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/110
Notes: This paper on recent economic developments was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Argentina, or the Executive Board of the IMF. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material has been removed at the request of the member.
October 06, 1995 -- Financial Fragilities in Latin America: The 1980s and 1990s
Author/Editor: Rojas-Suárez, Liliana | Weisbrod, Steven Riess
Series: Occasional Paper No. 132
October 01, 1994 -- Financial Market Fragilities in Latin America: From Banking Crisis Resolution to Current Policy Challenges
Author/Editor: Rojas-Suárez, Liliana | Weisbrod, Steven Riess
Series: Working Paper No. 94/117
October 01, 1994 -- Financial Market Fragilities in Latin America: From Banking Crisis Resolution to Current Policy Challenges
Author/Editor: Rojas-Suárez, Liliana | Weisbrod, Steven Riess
Series: Working Paper No. 94/117
September 20, 1994 -- Currency Boards: Issues and Experiences
Author/Editor: Bennett, Adam
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/18
September 20, 1994 -- Currency Boards: Issues and Experiences
Author/Editor: Bennett, Adam
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/18
September 15, 1994 -- Coordinating Stabilization and Structural Reform: Proceedings of the Seminar Coordination of Structural Reform and Macroeconomic Stabilization, Washington, D.C., June 17-26, 1993
Author/Editor: Bart, Richard C. | Roe, Alan | Wong, Chorng-Huey
October 01, 1992 -- Issues in Managing and Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms Lessons from Experiences in Five Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Bisat, Amer | Johnston, R. B. | Sundararajan, V.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/82
July 01, 1991 -- Economic Growth in Latin America
Author/Editor: De Gregorio, Jose
Series: Working Paper No. 91/71
May 01, 1991 -- The Demand for Money During High Inflation Episodes - Some Latin American Evidence on the Cagan Model
Author/Editor: Taylor, Mark P. | Phylaktis, Kate
Series: Working Paper No. 91/48
March 15, 1991 -- Banking Crises: Cases and Issues
Author/Editor: Sundararajan, V. | Baliño, Tomás J. T.
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Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes
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.
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Speeches
February 01, 2006 -- Macroeconomic Situation and External Debt in Latin America, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Debt Swaps for Education co-sponsored by the Secretaría General Iberoamericana and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance, Madrid, Spain
October 13, 2005 -- Global Context and Regional Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean, Presented by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At a symposium sponsored by the Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia
April 01, 2005 -- Capital Markets in a Global Economy--Recent Developments, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
at the Institute of International Finance Spring Membership Meeting, Madrid, Spain
January 14, 2005 -- Shared Experience: What Reforming Economies Have in Common, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At a Public Lecture of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Delhi, India
November 17, 2004 -- Some Challenges Confronting the IMF, Remarks by Jack Boorman, Consultant, Office of the Managing Director, IMF
At the Institute of International Finance Seminar: Understanding Country Risk, London
September 10, 2004 -- De Tocqueville's "Dangerous Moment": The Importance Of Getting Reforms Right, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the World Economy Lecture, University Of Nottingham
March 31, 2004 -- Argentina: Remaining Economic Challenges, Address by Anne O. Krueger, Acting Managing Director, IMF
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.
March 27, 2004 -- Latin America: Sustaining Reforms and Growth, Remarks by Anoop Singh, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Delivered at investors' meetings in Lima, Peru at the time of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank
March 23, 2004 -- "Meant Well, Tried Little, Failed Much: Policy Reforms in Emerging Market Economies", Remarks By Anne O. Krueger, Acting Managing Director, IMF
Roundtable Lecture at the Economic Honors Society, New York University, New York
November 18, 2003 -- Argentina and the IMF: The Need for Perspective, Address by Flemming Larsen, Director, Offices in Europe, IMF
Given at the International Cooperation and Solidarity in Latin America Week, Pôle Universitaire Européen de Toulouse, High Council for International Cooperation, Toulouse
May 02, 2003 -- Latin America and the Caribbean: Building a Sustainable Recovery, Speech by Anoop Singh, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Prepared text for remarks at the 21st Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean, Miami
April 30, 2003 -- Dealing Justly With Debt, Speech by Jack Boorman, Special Advisor to the Managing Director, IMF
At the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, New York
April 29, 2003 -- Fostering Sustainable Growth in Latin America - Key Challenges, Speech by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
At the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
April 08, 2003 -- Banking Crisis from an International Perspective, By Stefan Ingves, Director, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, IMF
Given at the Seminar on Financial Safety Nets, SEDESA, Buenos Aires
October 17, 2002 -- Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Where Stands the Debate? Speech by Jack Boorman, Special Advisor to the Managing Director of the IMF
Given at a conference cosponsored by the CATO Institute and The Economist, New York
September 11, 2002 -- The Nordic Banking Crisis from an International Perspective, Speech By Stefan Ingves, Director, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, IMF
Given at the Seminar on Financial Crises, Kredittilsynet, The Banking, Insurance and Securities Commission of Norway
July 17, 2002 -- Crisis Prevention and Resolution: Lessons from Argentina, Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER) Conference on The Argentina Crisis, MA, Cambridge
July 06, 2002 -- ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Finance Minister's meeting--Session: Strengthening the Framework for Crisis Prevention, including PSI and the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism, Speech by Jack Boorman, Special Advisor the the Managing Director, IMF
Given at the ASEM Finance Minister's meeting, Copenhagen
May 07, 2002 -- Economic Outlook for the Americas, An Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Council of the Americas, U.S. State Department, Washington DC
April 17, 2002 -- Promoting Sustained Growth and International Financial Stability--Address by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Given at the National Press Club
January 28, 2002 -- Working for a Better Globalization -- Remarks by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Conference on Humanizing the Global Economy, Washington DC
August 30, 2001 -- Stanley Fischer -- Farewell to the IMF Executive Board
June 25, 2001 -- Remarks to the Argentine Bankers Association -- by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Argentine Bankers Association Meeting
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
April 25, 2001 -- Reducing Vulnerabilities: The Role of the Contingent Credit Line -- Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Latin American Central Bank and Finance Ministry Network Meeting at the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC
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
October 12, 2000 -- Latin America 2000 -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the LACEA Conference, Rio de Janeiro
September 15, 2000 -- International Monetary Fund: Getting the Job Done -- Address by Eduardo Aninat, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Miami Herald Americas Conference, Miami
May 19, 2000 -- Ecuador and the IMF -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Hoover Institution Conference on Currency Unions, Palo Alto, California
June 02, 1999 -- Economic Prospects for the Americas Under a New Financial Architecture - Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Conférence de Montréal, Montréal
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
November 09, 1998 -- Reforming the International Monetary System -- Stanley Fischer
This is a revised, but still preliminary, draft of material presented as the David Finch Lecture, Melbourne
May 21, 1997 -- Toward a Second Generation of Structural Reform in Latin America
Address given at the 1997 National Banks Convention Buenos Aires, Argentina
May 27, 1996 -- Argentina and the Challenge of Globalization — Address by Michel Camdessus
Address by Michel Camdessus at the Academy of Economic Science, Buenos Aires, Argentina
October 06, 1995 -- Luncheon Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at a Conference on Banking Crises in Latin America Organized by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Group of 30, Washington, D.C.
May 22, 1995 -- Drawing Lessons from the Mexican Crisis: Preventing and Resolving Financial Crises--the Role of the IMF -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Speech given at the 25th Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas on "Staying the Course: Forging a Free Trade Area in the Americas", Washington, D.C.
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Transcripts
July 24, 2014 -- New Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update
May 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
May 08, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
April 12, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing: Western Hemisphere Department
March 13, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
January 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
December 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
November 07, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
October 25, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department,International Monetary Fund
October 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook Update
September 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
August 01, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Roundtable with IMF Managing Director
July 25, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
May 23, 2013 -- Transcript of the Conference Call with the Press on the Release of the IMF Paper on Sovereign Debt Restructuring - Recent Developments and Implications for the Fund's Legal and Policy Framework
April 19, 2013 -- Transcript of a IMF Western Hemisphere Department Press Briefing
April 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a WEO Conference
February 28, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 31, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 17, 2013 -- Transcript of Managing Director's New Year Press Briefing
December 13, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
November 29, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 16, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Bill Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 04, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
September 13, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 28, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 20, 2012 -- Transcript of the G-20 and IMFC Joint Press Briefing
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 10, 2012 -- Transcript of the WEO Analytical Chapters Press Briefing
January 12, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 09, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund
April 11, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook
January 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department International Monetary Fund
December 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 08, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of IMF Western Hemisphere Department
October 07, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky, and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
September 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of the IMF's External Relations Department
June 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Western Hemisphere Economic Outlook
April 22, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Department Director Caroline Atkinson
February 04, 2010 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 17, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, IMF
October 02, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
October 01, 2009 -- Transcript of Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department
February 26, 2009 -- Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, with Reza Moghadam, Director of the Strategy, Policy and Review Department, and Andrew Tweedie, Director of the Finance Department
December 04, 2008 -- Transcript of Regular Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department
October 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Recent Developments in Latin America by Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF Western Hemisphere Department
September 18, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
September 04, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 12, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Regional Outlook for the Western Hemisphere by Anoop Singh, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department
February 21, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 13, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 29, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 08, 2007 -- Transcript of a press briefing with Mr. Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF's Western Hemisphere Department on the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere
November 02, 2007 -- Transcript of Managing Director Press Breakfast
With IMF Managing Director Dominque Strauss-Kahn, Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Department Director Masood Ahmed
October 20, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on update on Economic Developments in Latin America
October 19, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference of the Chair of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty Four (G24) on International Monetary Affairs and Development
October 18, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations
October 17, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, on the World Economic Outlook's Global Forecast Chapters
October 15, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
October 04, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 01, 2007 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: New Perspectives on Financial Globalization
April 13, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere Department
April 12, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations, IMF
March 29, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 15, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 13, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization
This transcript was put together from an interview with the authors on August 9, 2006 and subsequent e-mail exchanges with them between October 2 and 13, 2006.
October 05, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 17, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, Chairman of the IMF's International Monetary and Financial Committee, and Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF, with Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF's External Relations Department
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Economic Update
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the Chair of the Group of 24 Ministers
September 15, 2006 -- Transcript of Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato
September 15, 2006 -- Transcript of Civil Society Organizations Town Hall Meeting with IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato, and World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz
May 23, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Pragmatisn: Latin America's New 'Ism'?
April 21, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Western Hemisphere Region, IMF, with Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department
January 26, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
Mr. Masood Ahmed has been appointed by the Managing Director to succeed me as Director of External Relations. Masood will assume the position on May the 1st, and the Managing Director has asked me and I have agreed to stay on until that point.
January 12, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 14, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
December 01, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 27, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
October 12, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
September 24, 2005 -- Transcript of the Press Conference on the 2005 Annual Meeting of the IMFC with Gordon Brown, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chairman of the IMFC, and Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF
Press Conference on the 2005 Annual Meeting of the IMFC with Gordon Brown, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chairman of the IMFC, and Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
September 23, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Latin America and the Caribbean
September 22, 2005 -- Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations
Now let me address the agenda of this weekend. The International Monetary and Financial Committee will focus on three main topics: the World Economic Outlook, the strategic direction of the IMF, and the Fund's support for low-income countries.
September 19, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director on the IMF's Medium-Term Strategy
August 25, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
August 03, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
July 21, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
June 23, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
May 26, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 12, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 27, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 15, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Latin America by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department and others
Caroline Atkinson, Charles Collyns and Jose Fajgenbaum, Deputy Directors, Western Hemisphere Department, and Markus Rodlauer and Christopher Towe, Senior Advisors, Western Hemisphere Department als participated.
April 14, 2005 -- Transcript of Press Conference by Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson, IMF
April 13, 2005 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, April 13, 2005
April 08, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 24, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 03, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 08, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, and Charles Collyns, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
On Stabilization and Reform in Latin America: A Macroeconomic Perspective on the Experience Since the Early 1990s
February 02, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of the External Relations Department
January 13, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 16, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 02, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 10, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 05, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries --The Mundell-Fleming Lecture, IMF Annual Research Conference
October 20, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 02, 2004 -- Press Conference by Gordon Brown, U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chairman of the IMF's International Monetary and Financial Committee, and Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF, with Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relation Department of the IMF
Washington, D.C.
October 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Latin America, By Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
September 30, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson
Press Conference before the 2004 Annual Meetings
September 30, 2004 -- Transcript of a Joint IMF/World Bank Town Hall with Civil Society Organizations
September 29, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, September 29, 2004
September 23, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 15, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report by Gerd Häusler, Counsellor and Director, International Capital Markets Department, and Hung Tran, Deputy Director, International Capital Markets Department, IMF
August 26, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
July 29, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 15, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 02, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
July 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 18, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 09, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
June 08, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum, Does the IMF always prescribe fiscal austerity? Are targets too tight?
May 27, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 13, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 11, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director Designate, IMF
Washington, D.C.
May 11, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum - Can Central Banks be Outsourced? Issues in Money & Sovereignty
April 29, 2004 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations, IMF
April 23, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Latin America By Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
April 22, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Ahead of the 2004 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund's International Monetary and Financial Committee, with Acting Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and External Relations Director, Thomas C. Dawson
April 21, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 25, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 10, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 04, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
March 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference, Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF, Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department and Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
February 26, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 12, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
January 28, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
January 15, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 11, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Russia Rebounds
November 07, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Capital Flow Cycles: Old and New Challenges
November 06, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 09, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Latin America by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
September 19, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Managing Director Horst Köhler with First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson
Dubai International Convention Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of the September 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
September 12, 2003 -- Transcript of Managing Director Horst Köhler's Briefing with the Press
September 11, 2003 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the World Economic Outlook with Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF
September 10, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson Director, External Relations, IMF
I suspect that people are interested in the status of negotiations with Argentina, so I thought perhaps I might quickly give a summary of where we are.
August 21, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 31, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 17, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 26, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 12, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 22, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 08, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I do not have any formal statements to make today. So let me turn to questions.
April 29, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Does IMF Fiscal Policy Advice End Up Hurting The Poor?
April 22, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 09, 2003 -- Transcript of the April 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 03, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 09, 2003 -- Transcript of Remarks by the Managing Director, Mr. Horst Köhler, at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank, and Question and Answer Session with Parliamentarians, Athens, March 9, 2003
March 04, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
February 13, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
January 31, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings. As is standard, the briefing will be embargoed until approximately 15 minutes after conclusion, and we'll set a precise time at that point.
January 31, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: The 'Links' that Bind
January 22, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: A New Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring: An IMF Proposal
January 16, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
This is another of our regular press briefings. Before I take questions, I would like to flag a couple of events that are on the home page of our external website: the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism Conference on January 22nd and the Global Linkages Conference on January 30th and 31st. Both will be held here at Fund headquarters.
December 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are having discussions with the Argentine authorities on a number of issues, and this is not a headline issue of the sort that perhaps it got over the weekend.
December 05, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
As you know, Managing Director Horst Köhler will be departing this evening for Brasilia for meetings with the current and future leadership of the nation.
November 19, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This is the last briefing that we expect for this month. We scheduled it today because I will be accompanying First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger to the Group of 20 meeting at the end of the week in Delhi.
November 08, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum (panel discussion at the IMF's Third Annual Research Conference): Promoting Better National Institutions: The Role of the IMF
So we have, of course, here at the IMF a very clear position that we do care about the quality and scope of institutions and that they are central to the results of economic development, growth, and very especially stability.
November 07, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
We have handed out a news release which includes the latest six-month work program of the IMF's Executive Board. The Executive Board sets its work program every six months, and we have been releasing details of the program for the last couple years to give the general public a sense of what activities the Fund and, in particular, the Fund Executive Board are undertaking beyond country-specific issues.
October 24, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are presently in very intensive and detailed discussions with the authorities. As you know, a team of senior Argentine authorities--officials led by Mr. Nielsen-- was in Washington until recently, and we have maintained close contact with them and the authorities since their return.
October 10, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 26, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler prior to the 2002 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings
The world economy faces some difficult issues and it is important that the membership meets, that we meet, civil society meets, in the cooperative spirit of our institutions to look for common solutions. We all need to play a part, governments, the private sector, civil society, these international financial institutions.
September 25, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Ladies and gentlemen, greetings. I'm here today with my colleagues David Robinson and Tamim Bayoumi to present the latest issue of the IMF's World Economic Outlook: Prospects and Policy Issues.
September 23, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Briefing on Latin America
This has been a difficult year for many countries in Latin America. Growth is weak, on average, but with performance varying from country to country depending on individual circumstances. The region has faced external shocks, notably the rise in global risk aversion and borrowing costs, and the electoral cycle in many countries and underlying vulnerabilities have magnified the impact on economic activity and investor uncertainty.
September 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Annual Report, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director and Michael G. Kuhn, Deputy Treasurer, IMF
Good morning and welcome to this briefing on the IMF's 2002 Annual Report, which covers the financial year that ended April 30.
September 12, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
August 29, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This is another of our regular press briefings, although it is our first briefing since August 1st. We'll be moving back to a two-week schedule at this point now that the Executive Board recess has ended.
August 02, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I expect this will be my last briefing prior to the Board recess, which goes from August 12th to 26th. I suspect we will have a briefing in that first week when we are back, which will be the week before Labor Day. But we will, of course, be staffed during the recess to respond any inquiries you may have.
July 18, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Thank you and good morning. Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
July 02, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 06, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The Board of Governors approved on May 30 the resolution with respect to membership for East Timor. East Timor's membership will become effective upon the authorities' signing of the Articles of Agreement, which is expected in the next month or so.
May 16, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 30, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are encouraged that the 14-point plan signed by the President and provincial governors last weeks demonstrated broad political support for our comprehensive approach to dealing with Argentina's difficult economic situation.
April 20, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Following the IMFC Meeting by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler and Gordon Brown, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chairman, IMFC
April 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with G-24 Ministers
April 18, 2002 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, IMF
April 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler at the National Press Club
April 12, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 10, 2002 -- Introductory Remarks on the Role of the IMF Mission in Argentina by Anoop Singh, Director for Special Operations, IMF
April 01, 2002 -- Transcript of a Teleconference on Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism with Washington-based Journalists and First Deputy Managing Director, Anne Krueger
I believe you all have a copy of the speech I'm giving tonight. What we are trying to do in that speech is to explain how our thinking on sovereign debt restructuring has progressed since I first spoke on the subject last November.
March 28, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 21, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Russia, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
The purpose of my trip really was to be my introduction in my official capacity to learn more about Russia and to find out how circumstances are here, to get an exchange of views on macroeconomic policy with people, economists, and government officials here.
March 14, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report, Washington DC, IMF
March 13, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This as one of our regular briefings where questions can be on whatever subjects you believe are of interest and of relevance to the Fund.
February 28, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and welcome to another of our regular press briefings.
February 13, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
January 31, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I can also confirm, since we have had some inquiries, that the Managing Director, as is customary, will attend the G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in Ottawa at the end of next week.
January 25, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing (Luncheon) on Japan by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
January 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
First of all, as you are probably aware, the Fund and the World Bank have been conducting a conference this week on the poverty reduction strategy of both institutions.
January 11, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing (Teleconference) on Argentina by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
I think we do appreciate the extremely difficult social situation, and know that it's a very hard context in which the new team has to form new economic policy.
December 20, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 19, 2001 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: IMF Conditionality: How Much is Enough?
December 18, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the interim World Economic Outlook
I'm only going to give a few brief opening remarks, and I'm going to show a few slides. Normally we publish a World Economic Outlook only twice a year, but in times where there's been very rapid change in economic events or turmoil in the global economy, we come out with an interim WEO. We felt the recent situation certainly qualified, and we have written what you have before you.
December 13, 2001 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Transparency at the International Monetary Fund: The Road Ahead
Our Executive Board is scheduled to review, this coming March, our transparency policies. This forum should help us collect public input to help the review.
December 06, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 15, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Briefing with Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Welcome to the pre-IMFC press conference.
November 01, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Now, before we get to questions, I suspect a number of you may be interested in the preparations and arrangements for the IMFC meetings in Ottawa in a couple of weeks. We expect the Canadian authorities to post on the G-20 website the press accreditation material for the meetings on Monday, November 5th, and the Fund and the Bank will jointly post a press advisory alongside them. If you have any questions, I would ask that you follow up with Media Relations Division later on.
November 01, 2001 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Anticipating Crises: Model Behavior or Stampeding Herds
Predicting crises through early warning systems is something that is intellectually challenging, to put it mildly.
October 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
. I think it should not be any particular news that we have been looking and are looking at having an IMFC meeting as soon as it can be arranged, and I think they are on the right track, even though they don't seem to have too many specifics.
September 26, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, IMF
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 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.
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 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.
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.
June 22, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
June 08, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
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 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.
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 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.
April 10, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Contrary to some inquiries we received from some Washington television stations yesterday, this has not been convened to talk about the Spring Meetings. But as always, questions are not limited.
March 28, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Welcome to another one of our regular press briefings
March 12, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director,External Relations Department
No real announcements. On Friday, March 16th, we'll open press registration for the Spring Meetings. The forms, registration forms, and information about the Meetings are on the Fund and World Bank websites
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 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 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.
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.
September 19, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the IMF's World Economic Outlook
The world economy in the first year of the new millennium is enjoying the strongest growth in more than a decade and, despite recent increases in oil prices that have kicked up headline inflation rates in industrial countries, on the whole inflation in the world economy remains very well contained.
August 29, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
I think a number of you know that we regularly publish certain reports before the Annual Meetings, and I’d like just to run through the schedule on two of them.
June 13, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
There will be a number of events, meetings and so on, that the Fund management and staff will be having in anticipation and in the run-up to the Annual Meetings, particularly what I think I would describe as outreach, both with nongovernmental organizations and civil society, but also with media events in the three months prior, running up to the meetings.
May 25, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
I thought I should meet with you, not in a very prepared manner or with a statement, but really reporting a bit out from the workshop of the IMF. The IMF has a lot of construction sites, and I am meeting you within this process. So for three weeks now I have been in the Fund.
April 13, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Mr. Stanley Fischer, IMF Acting Managing Director
This is the traditional Managing Director's press briefing for the Spring Meetings.
April 13, 2000 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on Exchange Rate Regimes in an Increasingly Integrated World Economy
The background to this study is the renewed interest in the issue of appropriated exchange rate arrangements, prompted by the currency and payments crises of the 1990s; the general increase in capital mobility and the boom-bust character that we sometimes see involving capital flows to developing countries.
April 12, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the April 2000 World Economic Outlook
This is the first press briefing of the 2000 Spring Meetings, which is the press briefing on the April 2000 Report on the World Economic Outlook.
January 06, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director and Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Thanks for coming to this first regular press briefing of the new millennium. We're in a situation where prospects for most of the emerging market countries look good. The Asian recovery now looks spectacular in most countries, especially, of course, Korea. But even in Indonesia, where it took longest to achieve macroeconomic stabilization, the outlook is much brighter.
September 23, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Given on the eve of the 1999 Annual Meetings
September 22, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 1999 World Economic Outlook
Welcome to the press briefing on the 1999 World Economic Outlook.
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.
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 -- 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.
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.
October 03, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference of Mr. J. Boorman on Strengthening the Architecture of the International Monetary System
Discussion of IMF work on the architecture of the international monetary system, the context in which the work was done, how it relates to work being done elsewhere and where the IMF is with it.
October 02, 1998 -- Transcript: Capital Account Liberalization: What's the Best Stance?
From an Economic Forum with Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Cooper, Barry Eichengreen, Ricardo Hausmann, Michael Mussa, moderated by J. (Onno) de Beaufort Wijnholds.
October 01, 1998 -- Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Transcript of a press conference held prior to the 1998 Annual Meetings
September 30, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director Research Department
Transcript of a press conference on the October 1998 World Economic Outlook
September 11, 1998 -- Press Briefing by IMF First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer on the 1998 IMF Annual Report
Thank you for coming. I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of the First Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Stanley Fischer, on the IMF's 1998 Annual Report.
September 04, 1998 -- Press Conference on Latin America of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director, IMF, James Wolfensohn, President World Bank, and Enrique Iglesias, President IADB
Press Conference held at the end of the regional surveillance meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of 11 countries in the Western Hemisphere. In addition to the representatives of these 11 countries, the meeting was attended by the IBRD and the Inter American Development Bank.
April 14, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
It is a great pleasure to elcome you to the opening press conference for this Interim Committee meeting by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Michel Camdessus. It is a pleasure, also, to introduce to his right Mr. Stanley Fischer, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.
April 13, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook
I would like to welcome you to the press conference on the World Economic Outlook being given by Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department of the IMF.
March 10, 1998 -- IMF Seminar on Capital Account Liberalization Press Conference
As you will recall, last September, the IMF Ministerial-Level Interim Committee agreed that it was time to add a new chapter to the Bretton Woods Agreement, an amendment to the IMF's Articles to make the liberalization of capital movements one of the purposes of the Fund, and to give the IMF jurisdiction on capital movements.
September 18, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
First of all, welcome to this press conference and welcome to Hong Kong, this city which offers us so many exciting glimpses of the 21st century. This being said, we did not come here for dreaming but for working and working hard, so I will start as usual by giving you the menu of our work, in the form of the agenda of the Interim Committee.
April 24, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
As usual, I might tell you what is the agenda that we will suggest the Ministers and Governors adopt next Monday at the Interim Committee. In addition to discussing the World Economic Outlook in the morning session, Ministers will also review our progress in strengthening surveillance and our progress on the standards for dissemination of economic and financial data.
September 26, 1996 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
As on previous occasions, let me tell you what we have on the menu of the Interim Committee for next Sunday which, as you know, determines more or less the focus of the agenda of the Annual Meetings as well.
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Views & Commentaries
June 17, 2002 -- The Role of Fiscal Policy in Crisis Situations -- Response to Point de vue de Joseph E. Stiglitz, "L'actualité de Keynes," By Flemming Larsen, Director, IMF Office in Europe
Published in Les Echos
April 10, 2002 -- IMF Encourages Argentine Reforms, A Letter to the Editor, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 28, 2002 -- The IMF--Feeding the rat, An Article By Diwa C. Guinigundo, Alternate Executive Director, IMF
Published in the Manila Standard
February 25, 2002 -- IMF did help Argentina -- A Letter to the Editor by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Published in The Daily Yomiuri
January 18, 2002 -- Should Countries like Argentina be able to Declare Themselves Bankrupt?, A Commentary By Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Published in El Pais
September 15, 2001 -- IMF Loan Agreement Good for Argentina -- A Letter to the Editor, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
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