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People's Republic of China and the IMF
Updated July 24, 2014

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May 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
April 29, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Launch of Regional Economic Outlook (Asia and Pacific)
April 12, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Asia Pacific Regional Outlook
March 13, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
January 21, 2014 -- Transcript: World Economic Outlook Update Conference Call
October 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on IMF's Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
October 12, 2013 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Conference
October 10, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference of the Managing Director
October 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report
October 08, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing - World Economic Outlook
August 05, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Japan – 2013 Article IV Consultation
August 01, 2013 -- Transcript Of A Conference Call On The Publication Of The 2013 Pilot External Sector Report And Spillover Report
August 01, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Roundtable with IMF Managing Director
July 17, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on China Article IV Review
July 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Release of World Economic Outlook Update
May 29, 2013 -- Transcript of IMF Press Conference at the Conclusion of the 2013 Article IV Consultation Discussions with China
April 20, 2013 -- Transcript of an IMF Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook Press Briefing
April 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a WEO Conference
April 11, 2013 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference
April 09, 2013 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Conference
January 17, 2013 -- Transcript of Managing Director's New Year Press Briefing
October 13, 2012 -- Transcript of the International Financial and Monetary Committee (IMFC) Press Conference
October 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Civil Society Organizations Town Hall with IMF MD and World Bank President
September 28, 2012 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Conference
August 02, 2012 -- Transcript of Conference Call on 2012 Spillover Report
July 24, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2012 Article IV Consultations with China
July 16, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Updates of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report and Fiscal Monetary
July 06, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Briefing, April 21, 2012
April 19, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Sri Lanka
January 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook For Asian Countries
December 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 03, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department
September 20, 2011 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook (WEO) Press Briefing
May 19, 2011 -- 10th Annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture (Transcript), “Global Recovery and Global Cooperation: The Challenges Ahead”, Peterson Institute for International Economics, John Lipsky - Acting Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
April 28, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Spring 2011 Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
April 11, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook
April 07, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytical Chapters 3 and 4 of the World Economic Outlook
February 08, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Sri Lanka by Koshy Mathai, IMF Resident Representative for Sri Lanka and Maldives
November 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on IMF Reforms by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director
October 28, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call on the International Monetary Fund's Article IV Staff Report on Australia
October 27, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific
October 23, 2010 -- Transcript: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and First Deputy Managing Director John Lipksy at the conclusion of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in Gyeongju, Korea
October 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacific
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
July 23, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 25, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference, By George Papaconstantinou, Finance Minister of Greece
April 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacificb by Anoop Singh, Director, Asia and Pacific Department with Masahiko Takeda, Deputy Director, and Kalpana Kochhar, Deputy Director
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
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, with Jörg Decressin, Assistant Director, Petya Koeva Brooks, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, and Abdul Abiad, Senior Economist in the World Economic Studies Division
March 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 04, 2010 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Article IV Consultation with India, with Kalpana Kochhar, Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department, and Laura Papi, Division Chief, Asia and Pacific Department
January 26, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Updates of the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report and World Economic Outlook
January 14, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations
November 06, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations, International Monetary Fund
October 04, 2009 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Briefing
October 04, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacific with Anoop Singh, Director, Asia and Pacific Department
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
September 30, 2009 -- Transcript of the Global Financial Stability Report Press Conference with Jose Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department
July 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Teleconference Call with International Monetary Fund Officials on China's 2009 Article IV Consultation
July 21, 2009 -- Transcript of a Media Conference Call on Proposed SDR Allocation
July 10, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Updates of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook and Global Financial Stability Report
July 06, 2009 -- Transcript of a Media Conference Call on IMF Notes Issuance with Andrew Tweedie, Director, IMF Finance Department
July 02, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
May 07, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 23, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Spring 2009 Global Financial Stability Report, IMF
April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook
March 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky on Steps to Reform IMF Financing Facilities with Reza Moghadam, Director of the Strategy Policy and Review Department, Caroline Atkinson, Director of the External Relations Department, and Lorenzo Giorgianni of the Strategy, Policy and Review Department
February 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Briefing of Asia Press by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, and Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations
December 18, 2008 -- Transcript of Regular Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department
October 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn
October 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, with Charles Collyns, Deputy Director; and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division
July 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
May 08, 2008 -- Transcript of an Address at the Council on Foreign Relations, by First Deputy Managing Director, John Lipsky
April 11, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Burton, Director of the Asia and Pacific Department, on the Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific
April 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, on the Spring 2008 World Economic Outlook
January 31, 2008 -- Transcript of a Joint Seminar by the IMF and the Brookings Institution on "Global Downturn? The World Economy in 2008"
January 29, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Jaime Caruana, Counsellor and Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, International Monetary Fund
January 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 20, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook
October 16, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Update to the October 2007 Global Financial Stability Report by Jaime Caruana, Director of the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department
October 15, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
October 03, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director-designate of the International Monetary Fund, with Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, and Saleh Nsouli, Director, IMF Office in Europe
October 02, 2007 -- Transcript of an Oxfam Event on The Role of the Fund in Low-Income Countries
September 19, 2007 -- Transcript of IMF Seminar -- The Risk of a U.S. Hard Landing and Implications for the Global Economy and Financial Markets
July 25, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Release of the Updates to the April 2007 World Economic Outlook and the Global Financial Stability Report, with Jaime Caruana, Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department and Charles Collyns, Deputy Director, Research Department, IMF
July 12, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 21, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, with Carlo Cottarelli, Deputy Director, and Tessa Van der Willigen, Assistant Director of Policy Development and Review Department
June 07, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department
June 01, 2007 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: New Perspectives on Financial Globalization
May 24, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 01, 2007 -- Excerpts from a Press Briefing by IMF First Deputy Managing Director, John Lipsky on Multilateral Consultations
April 14, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, Chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, and Masood Ahmed, Director of IMF External Relations
April 13, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook, David Burton, Director, IMF Asia and Pacific Department
February 01, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 14, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum: China and India: Expanding Roles in the World Economy
December 07, 2006 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on IMF/World Bank Report on Applying the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries Post-Debt Relief
November 30, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call: Strengthening Framework for Exchange Rate Surveillance
November 15, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- Handbook on Fiscal Federalism
November 10, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Economic Forum: How Does Capital Account Liberalization Affect Economic Growth?
November 02, 2006 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on China 2006 Article IV Staff Report
September 19, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Launch of IMF books: "China and India: Learning from Each Other" and "India Goes Global"
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 17, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of African Finance Ministers
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
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
September 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook Report
September 06, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Analytic Chapters of the World Economic Outlook with Raghuram Rajan, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, Charles Collyns, Deputy Director of Research, and Timothy Callen, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, IMF
August 31, 2006 -- Transcript of Press Conference by the IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato, Press Briefing for Asia and Pacific Press
August 24, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Assistant Director, External Relations Department
August 03, 2006 -- Transcript of an Address to the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
To the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan
June 22, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
May 23, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Pragmatisn: Latin America's New 'Ism'?
May 03, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Mr. Lennox Andrews, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Industry and Planning, Government of Grenada, Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, IMF Mission Chief for Grenada and Deputy Division Chief, Caribbean I Division on Grenada's Economic Reform Program
April 22, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by UK Chancellor and International Monetary and Financial Committee Chairman Gordon Brown and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato
April 19, 2006 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Briefing, IMF
March 29, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- Is Globalization Here to Stay?
February 08, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth
December 14, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
November 21, 2005 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on the 2005 Article IV Staff Report on China With David Burton, Director of the Asia-Pacific Department and Steven Dunaway, Mission Chief to China, IMF
November 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 04, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum--Reforming the IMF: Governance and the Executive Board
October 27, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
October 19, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum--The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
October 12, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
September 22, 2005 -- Transcript of a Joint IMF/World Bank Town Hall with Civil Society Organizations
September 21, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, International Monetary Fund
September 19, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director on the IMF's Medium-Term Strategy
September 15, 2005 -- 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
September 12, 2005 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on China, With Steve Dunaway, Mission Chief to China, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
August 24, 2005 -- Transcript of Video/Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato, Washington, D.C. and Singapore
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 an IMF Book Forum--Beating the Business Cycle: Can Turning Points in the Economy be Predicted?
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 16, 2005 -- Press Conference on the Spring 2005 Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee with Gordon Brown, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chairman of the IMFC, and Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
April 14, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Regional Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa, by Abdoulaye Bio Tchané, Director, African Department, IMF
April 13, 2005 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, April 13, 2005
April 08, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum--The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century
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
October 19, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum, China In The Global Economy: Prospects and Challenges
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.
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 22, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call on the World Economic Outlook, Chapters II and III, by Raghuram Rajan, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, with David J. Robinson, Deputy Director, Research Department, and James Morsink, Chief, World Economic Studies Division, Research Department.
September 22, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Why Globalization Works
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 25, 2004 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on China, With Steven Dunaway, IMF Mission Chief to China
June 22, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
May 13, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 21, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 14, 2004 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on the April 2004 World Economic Outlook Analytic Chapters
February 25, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
February 18, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - In Defense of Globalization
February 05, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum - Do Developing Countries Have a Say at the IMF?
December 04, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 13, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Who Will Pay The Bill?
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of the September 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook in the Middle East and North Africa
September 12, 2003 -- Transcript of Managing Director Horst Köhler's Briefing with the Press
September 09, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Fulfilling a Promise: Reform Prospects in the MENA region
May 27, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Is Financial Globalization Harmful For Developing Countries?
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 09, 2003 -- Transcript of the April 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
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.
October 08, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- "Is Global Inequality Rising?"
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.
May 02, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Foreign Direct Investment in China: What Do We Need To Know?
What have been the driving forces behind these flows? How have they contributed to the performance of the Chinese economy? And what is the outlook for the period ahead, both in terms of further liberalization and the implications particularly regarding the convertibility of the renminbi exchange rate?
April 11, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Globalization: North-South Linkages
January 10, 2002 -- Transcript of an Economic Forum - The Euro: Ready or Not
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 13, 2001 -- Transcript--Panel Discussion on Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction
I think a question which many people have asked out loud, or thought quietly to themselves, is: Why is the IMF doing anything about poverty? Some here have stronger views on that than others, and I'm sure that as this discussion gets going, you will figure out which is which.
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.
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 04, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Mr. Stanley Fischer, IMF Acting Managing Director
I wanted to talk about the agenda for what will be the first meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, which we are going to call the IMFC, which takes place here on Sunday, April the 16th.
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.
September 08, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 1999 International Capital Markets Report
We focus in the report on the global or international capital markets, developments and issues in these markets. This report is based extensively on discussions with private market participants, in addition to national authorities.
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 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.
December 21, 1998 -- Press Conference by Michael Mussa on the Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook and International Capital Markets
Transcript of a press conference on the Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook and International Capital Markets.
October 15, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Teleconference with Hong Kong SAR and Singapore by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
We finished the Annual Meetings at the end of last week, and the focus there was on two things. The first was the new international economic, financial architecture, the other part was about the question of how to deal with the current crisis before there's time to make a lot of change in the architecture.
October 04, 1998 -- Transcript: Joint Press Conference of Carlo Azeglio Ciampi and Michel Camdessus
I would like to welcome you to the press conference of the Chairman of the Interim Committee, the Minister of the Treasury of Italy, Mr. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who is the new Chairman of the Interim Committee, and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Michel Camdessus.
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 21, 1998 -- Press Conference on The 1998 International Capital Markets Report
Welcome to this briefing on the IMF staff's 1998 International Capital Markets Report.
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.
January 16, 1998 -- Press Conference by Mr. Michel Camdessus, Managing Director of the Intenational Monetary Fund
Transcript of a Press Conference held on January 16, 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
December 19, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michael Mussa, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department
I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research of the International Monetary Fund, who will present the IMF staff's Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook.
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.