This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Bulgaria, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Bulgaria and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Bulgaria.

Mr. Alejandro Hajdenberg has been appointed as the new Resident Representative for Bulgaria and Romania. He replaces Guillermo Tolosa who has ended his assignment, as per usual IMF career rotation policies

Mr. Hajdenberg takes the assignment from his position of senior desk economist for Cyprus, where he played an important role in the financial assistance program following the 2013 financial crisis. Mr. Hajdenberg’s previous country experience includes assignments on Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Colombia, Uruguay and Georgia. Prior to joining the European Department at the Fund, he spent six years in the Fiscal Affairs Department, where he was involved in a wide range of fiscal policy issues.

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At A Glance

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Bulgaria joined September 25, 1990
  • Quota : SDR 640.20 million
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on May 13, 2015. ( Country Report 15/119)

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Bulgaria and the IMF


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