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Belgium and the IMF
Updated October 12, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on March 05, 2014. Listed below are items related to Belgium, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 403Kb
October 10, 2014 -- New Statement by the Hon. Luc Coene, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Belgium
PDF File Size: 423Kb
September 12, 2014 -- Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium: Can We Explain the Differences?
Author/Editor: Igor Lebrun | Esther Pérez Ruiz
Series: Working Paper No. 14/165
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 212Kb
March 12, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
March 12, 2014 -- Belgium: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/76
December 16, 2013 -- BELGIUM: CONCLUDING STATEMENT OF THE 2014 ARTICLE IV MISSION
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.
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 139Kb
October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Koen Geens, Governor of the World Bank Group for Belgium
PDF File Size: 288Kb
July 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/231
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/232
July 16, 2013 -- Case Studies of Fiscal Councils - Functions and Impact
Subject: Fiscal policy | Belgium | Canada | Hungary | Korea, Republic of | Netherlands | Sweden | United States | Public finance | Financial management | Fiscal analysis | Cross country analysis
May 24, 2013 -- Belgium: Detailed Assessment of Compliance with the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 13/133
May 24, 2013 -- Belgium: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No.13/134
May 24, 2013 -- Belgium: Technical Note on Crisis Management and Bank Resolution Framework
Series: Country Report No.13/135
May 24, 2013 -- Belgium: Technical Note on Securities Markets Regulation and Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 13/136
May 24, 2013 -- Belgium
Series: Country Report No. 13/137
May 24, 2013 -- Belgium: Technical Note on Financial Conglomerate Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 13/138
May 17, 2013 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 17, 2013 -- Belgium: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/123
May 17, 2013 -- Belgium: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 13/124
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 164Kb
March 27, 2013 -- Belgium: Concluding Statement of the 2013 Article IV Mission
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.
December 05, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Signs SDR 350 Million Borrowing Agreement with the National Bank of Belgium to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries
December 03, 2012 -- Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust - Borrowing Agreement with the National Bank of Belgium
Subject: Borrowing agreements | National Bank of Belgium | Belgium | Borrowing by Fund | Borrowed resources use | Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Steven Vanackere Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 374Kb
October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Steven Vanackere, Governor of the World Bank Group for Belgium
PDF File Size: 416Kb
September 27, 2012 -- IMF Survey: History Offers Tips for Getting a Handle on Public Debt
Countries battling high public debt must combine policies that support economic growth with lasting changes in government spending and taxation, a chapter in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook concludes, amid widespread debate about the best way for governments to reduce public debt.
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Steven Vanackere, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 336Kb
March 20, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 20, 2012 -- Belgium: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/55
March 20, 2012 -- Belgium: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/56
March 01, 2012 -- Narrowing Vertical Fiscal Imbalances in Four European Countries
Author/Editor: Karpowicz, Izabela
Series: Working Paper No. 12/91
January 27, 2012 -- Belgium-2011 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
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.
November 14, 2011 -- Cross-Cutting Themes in Advanced Economies with Emerging Market Banking Links
Subject: Banking sector | Austria | Belgium | Netherlands | Spain | Developed countries | Emerging markets | Capital flows | Liquidity | Financial risk | Risk management | Cross country analysis
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ministere des Finances, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 199Kb
September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank Group for Belgium
PDF File Size: 362Kb
September 23, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF and Belgium Sign Agreements Worth €4.2 Million to Scale Up Cooperation in Capacity Building
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ministere des Finances, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 342Kb
April 06, 2011 -- Belgium: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and a Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 11/81
April 04, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 04, 2011 -- Belgium: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/82
December 13, 2010 -- Belgium-2010 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
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.
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 426Kb
October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank Group for Belgium
PDF File Size: 425Kb
October 08, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and Belgium Sign Agreement to Intensify Cooperation in Capacity Building
September 24, 2010 -- Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Belgium Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities
Subject: Administered accounts | Belgium | External financing | Technical assistance | Financial instruments | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 350Kb
March 15, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 15, 2010 -- Belgium: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 10/63
February 12, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Signs Agreement to Borrow up to €4.74 Billion from the National Bank of Belgium
February 12, 2010 -- Borrowing Agreement with National Bank of Belgium
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Belgium | National Bank of Belgium | Borrowing by Fund | Fund general resources | Borrowed resources use | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
December 14, 2009 -- Belgium - 2009 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
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.
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Guy Quaden, Governor of the IMF for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 265Kb
October 04, 2009 -- Statement by Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ministère des Finances, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 312Kb
October 01, 2009 -- Transcript of the Fourth Pillar Meeting, Istanbul Convention, Center Taksim Meeting Room
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries
Series: Country Report No. 09/223
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 331Kb
March 25, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF-Bruegel-National Bank of Belgium Statement at the Conclusion of the Joint Conference "After the Storm: The Future Face of Europe's Financial System"
March 10, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 09, 2009 -- Belgium: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 09/87
December 19, 2008 -- Belgium - 2008 Article IV Consultations: Concluding Statement of the Mission
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.
October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Jean-Pierre Arnoldi, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 97Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 171Kb
April 02, 2008 -- Belgium: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 08/116
March 28, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 27, 2008 -- Belgium: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 08/111
February 01, 2008 -- The Effects of Early Retirement on Youth Unemployment: The Case of Belgium
Author/Editor: Jousten, Alain | Lefèbvre, Mathieu | Perelman, Sergio | Pestieau, Pierre
Series: Working Paper No. 08/30
January 28, 2008 -- Belgium--2007 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary conclusions
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.
October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Guy Quaden , Governor of the IMF for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 175Kb
May 28, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
IEO on IMF exchange rate advice; GFSR: financial system risks and issues for regulators; good times in Belgium; Africa's oil exporters; outlook for Middle East and Central Asia; Caucasus and Central Asia:capital flows; lessons from a decade of crises PDF File Size: 720Kb
April 14, 2007 -- Opening Remarks by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, International Monetary Fund, at a Press Briefing on Economic Outlook and Issues in Europe
March 06, 2007 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on Belgium's 2006 Article IV Public Information Notice, Staff Report, and Selected Issues paper
March 05, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 05, 2007 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/88
March 05, 2007 -- Belgium: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 07/89
November 13, 2006 -- Belgium -- 2006 Article IV Consultation Preliminary Conclusions
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.
September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Guy Quaden, Governor of the IMF for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 330Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 218Kb
May 30, 2006 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
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.
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 732Kb
March 27, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
MD meets SSA leaders; ART. IV: Belgium, Ecuador, Finland, Nepal; U.K. policy frameworks; Ghana: quasi-fiscal activities; Africa and Doha Round; euro area product markets; ASI: FDI; prescriptions for financial stability PDF File Size: 822Kb
March 01, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 01, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference call with Luc Everaert, Mission Chief for Belgium in the European Department of the International Monetary Fund, on the 2005 Article IV Consultation for Belgium
March 01, 2006 -- Belgium: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 06/74
March 01, 2006 -- Belgium: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Supervision and Regulation, and Securities Settlement Systems
Series: Country Report No. 06/75
March 01, 2006 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/76
February 24, 2006 -- Belgium: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 06/72
November 21, 2005 -- Belgium -- 2005 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF Mission
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.
October 31, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato visits China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Belgium; Economic reviews of Ghana,The Gambia; Truman on IMF governance; Australia's economic expansion; Bahamas' monetary framework; Agricultural safeguards; Aid and NGOs; IMF promotes transparency. PDF File Size: 419Kb
October 12, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Travel to China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Belgium during October 14-20
September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Jean-Pierre Arnoldi, Temporary Alternate Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 345Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 160Kb
August 03, 2005 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/266
May 29, 2005 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
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.
March 03, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 03, 2005 -- Belgium: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund
Series: Country Report No. 05/75
March 03, 2005 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/76
November 22, 2004 -- Belgium -- 2004 IMF Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions
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.
October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 123Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 548Kb
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director on Euro Area Policies
Series: Country Report No. 04/234
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/235
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey. PDF File Size: 431Kb
March 15, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
IMF Managing Director resigns; Belgium's reform efforts; Updating national accounts manual; Coping with volatility; Parliamentary network; Reforming global financial systems; Nigeria's resource curse. PDF File Size: 866Kb
February 27, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 27, 2004 -- Belgium: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/47
February 27, 2004 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/48
February 05, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum - Do Developing Countries Have a Say at the IMF?
November 24, 2003 -- Belgium -- 2003 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions
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.
September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 169Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium, Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency consisting of Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Turkey.
September 16, 2003 -- Statement by Minister G. Tremonti, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
September 16, 2003 -- Euro Zone Conference Call with Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
May 28, 2003 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro Area Policies
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.
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Statement by Mr. Guy Quaden, Governor of the National Bank of Belgium, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency consisting of Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey
April 12, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Christodoulakis, Minister of Economy and Finance of Greece, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
April 11, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (Group of 24)
The Ministers of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 met today amid very difficult global circumstances, which make the prospects for our own developing countries especially challenging. As is now clear, the World Economic Outlook has weakened substantially since our last meeting in September 2002.
March 04, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 04, 2003 -- Belgium: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/49
March 04, 2003 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/50
December 02, 2002 -- Belgium: 2002 Article IV Consultation - Preliminary Conclusions
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.
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. M. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Thor Pedersen, Governor of the IMF for Denmark, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
PDF File Size: 231Kb
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the Constituency consisting of Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Turkey
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Thor Pedersen, Danish Minister of Finance, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
August 01, 2002 -- Regional Labor Market Disparities in Belgium
Author/Editor: Estevão, Marcello M.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/134
August 01, 2002 -- Regional Labor Market Disparities in Belgium
Author/Editor: Estevão, Marcello M.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/134
July 12, 2002 -- Euro Area -- 2002 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies
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.
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the Constituency consisting of Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Turkey
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, Second Vicepresident and Minister of Economy of Spain, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2002 Meeting - Washington, DC, April 20, 2002
March 13, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 13, 2002 -- Belgium: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/42
March 13, 2002 -- Belgium: Selected Issues--Regional Labor Markets in Belgium
Series: Country Report No. 02/43
March 13, 2002 -- Belgium: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/42
March 13, 2002 -- Belgium: Selected Issues--Regional Labor Markets in Belgium
Series: Country Report No. 02/43
February 25, 2002 -- Making the Most of the Euro - "Banking on the Euro: Leap of Faith or Act of Folly?", Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
December 17, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
November 26, 2001 -- Belgium: 2001 Article IV Consultation Preliminary Concludings
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions. Missions are undertaken as part of regular consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources, as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by H.E. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Turkey
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by the Minister of Finance of Belgium, H.E. Didier Reynders, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
November 06, 2001 -- Euro Area: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies--Monetary Policy and Payment System Oversight, and the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (Target and the EURO 1 Payment Systems)
Series: Country Report No. 01/195
November 06, 2001 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area; Supplement Updating Information on Ecoomic and Financial Developments in the Euro Area; Public Information Notice following Consultation; Statement by the Executive Director on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area.
Series: Country Report No. 01/200
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
November 06, 2001 -- Euro Area: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies--Monetary Policy and Payment System Oversight, and the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (Target and the EURO 1 Payment Systems)
Series: Country Report No. 01/195
November 06, 2001 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area; Supplement Updating Information on Ecoomic and Financial Developments in the Euro Area; Public Information Notice following Consultation; Statement by the Executive Director on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area.
Series: Country Report No. 01/200
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
June 27, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions.
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by H.E. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Minister of Finance in Sweden, Bosse RINGHOLM, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2001 meeting, 29 April 2001
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC and Development Committee Statement by H.E. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
March 07, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Belgium
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 07, 2001 -- Belgium: 2000 Article IV Consultation -- Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/44
March 07, 2001 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/45
January 30, 2001 -- 2001 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
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.
November 27, 2000 -- Belgium: 2000 IMF Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions. Missions are undertaken as part of regular consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources, as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
September 26, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Sunday, September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the European Union
July 05, 2000 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by H.E. Didier Reynders, Minister of Finance of Belgium International Monetary and Financial Committee Washington, D.C., April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey
April 07, 2000 -- Belgium: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/49
March 03, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Belgium
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 03, 2000 -- Belgium: 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/31
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/16--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Belgium.
September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Didier Reynders, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 26, 1999 -- Statement by M. Sauli Niinisto in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Presidency to the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings, September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee statement on behalf of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
April 25, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Welcomes Belgium’s ESAF Contribution
April 08, 1999 -- Belgium - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/16
March 08, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Belgium
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.
October 08, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Jean-jacques Viseur, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Wolfgang RUTTENSTORFER, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Austria, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 05, 1998 -- Belgium - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/63
September 04, 1998 -- Belgium - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/64
March 03, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Belgium
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Philippe Maystadt, Governor of the World Bank for Belgium, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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April 26, 1997 -- Press Briefing on the European Monetary Union
The years 1997 and 1998 are very important years for Europe. The decision will be made next spring on which countries will participate in Stage III of EMU. As the date of that decision approaches, attention has been focused on which countries are expected to satisfy the convergence criteria of the Maastricht Treaty.
July 18, 1996 -- Pension Reform in Belgium
Author/Editor: de Callatay, E. | Turtelboom, Bart
Series: Working Paper No. 96/74
May 07, 1996 -- Belgium - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/25
Notes: This report on recent economic developments was preapred by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
May 07, 1996 -- Belgium - Selected Background Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/26
Notes: This report on selected background issues in Belgium was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
February 02, 1995 -- Belgium - Selected Background Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/8
Notes: This report on selected background issues in Belgium was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
February 01, 1995 -- The Role of Foreign Currency Debt in Public Debt Management
Author/Editor: de Fontenay, Patrick | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Pill, Huw
Series: Working Paper No. 95/21
February 01, 1995 -- The Role of Foreign Currency Debt in Public Debt Management
Author/Editor: de Fontenay, Patrick | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Pill, Huw
Series: Working Paper No. 95/21
December 01, 1994 -- Unemployment Hysteresis, Wage Determination, and Labor Market Flexibility: The Case of Belgium
Author/Editor: Moghadam, Reza | van Rijckeghem, Caroline
Series: Working Paper No. 94/150
December 01, 1994 -- Unemployment Hysteresis, Wage Determination, and Labor Market Flexibility: The Case of Belgium
Author/Editor: Moghadam, Reza | van Rijckeghem, Caroline
Series: Working Paper No. 94/150
October 01, 1993 -- Testing the Credibility of Belgium's Exchange Rate Policy
Author/Editor: Halikias, Ioannis
Series: Working Paper No. 93/76
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 1994.
October 01, 1993 -- Testing the Credibility of Belgium's Exchange Rate Policy
Author/Editor: Halikias, Ioannis
Series: Working Paper No. 93/76
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 1994.
April 01, 1993 -- Labor Market Issues in Belgium: An International Perspective
Author/Editor: Moghadam, Reza
Series: Working Paper No. 93/32
April 01, 1993 -- Labor Market Issues in Belgium: An International Perspective
Author/Editor: Moghadam, Reza
Series: Working Paper No. 93/32
August 01, 1991 -- Testing the Credibility of the Belgian Hard Currency Policy
Author/Editor: Koen, Vincent
Series: Working Paper No. 91/79

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