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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 10, 2014 -- Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany
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October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Dirk Niebel, Governor of the World Bank Group for Germany
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Wolfgang Schäuble, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Germany
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Axel A. Weber, Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Hermann Remsperger , Temporary Alternate Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Axel A. Weber, Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Peer Steinbruck, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Axel A. Weber, Governor of the Fund for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Hans Eichel, Alternate Governor of the Fund for Germany, at the Joint Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Ernst Welteke, Governor of the Fund for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Ernst Welteke, Governor of the IMF for Germany, 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
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September 26, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Ernst Welteke, Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Ernst Welteke, Governor of the IMF for Germany, 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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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Hans Tietmeyer, Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Theo Waigel, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
July 21, 2014 -- Germany: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 14/216
July 03, 2012 -- Germany: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/161
July 12, 2011 -- Germany: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 11/168
March 30, 2010 -- Germany: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 10/85
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
January 21, 2009 -- Germany: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 09/15
February 27, 2008 -- Germany: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany.
Series: Country Report No. 08/80
December 14, 2006 -- Germany: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 06/438
January 18, 2006 -- Germany: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany
Series: Country Report No. 06/16
November 02, 2004 -- Germany: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/341
November 06, 2003 -- Germany: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/341
October 31, 2002 -- Germany: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/239
November 07, 2001 -- Germany: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/202
November 07, 2001 -- Germany: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/202
November 02, 2000 -- Germany: 2000 Article IV Consultation -- Staff Report; Statement by Staff Representative; and Public Information Notice Following the Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/141
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IMF Survey Online
July 31, 2014 -- Podcast : How Fiscal Policy Can Address Energy’s Environmental Impacts
Fiscal policies should be center stage in getting energy prices to reflect the harmful health and environmental side effects associated with energy use, according to a new report released by the IMF.
September 13, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Mind the Gap: Narrowing Imbalances, while Maintaining Growth
Five years on since the crisis, the G20 advanced and emerging market economies have showed some progress in reducing their major internal and external imbalances. But greater coordinated policy action is necessary for sustainable global growth, says a new analysis by IMF staff.
August 06, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Euro Area Uncertainty Holds Back Stronger Recovery in Germany
Despite strong fundamentals, heightened uncertainty about the euro area is holding back more robust growth in Germany, and the country’s economic activity is expected to be weak in 2013, the IMF says in its annual review of Europe’s biggest economy.
September 17, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global House Prices Still Showing Down Trend
U.S. house prices have started to pick up but globally prices are still on a down trend, according to IMF research. Price trends vary widely between countries, with Ireland, Greece, Portugal, and Spain seeing the biggest falls in the past year and Brazil and Germany, substantial increases.
July 24, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global Downturn Contributes to China Slowdown
China’s growth rate is set to moderate to around 8 percent this year due to measures by the authorities to cool the economy, and the global slowdown, say IMF economists in their latest assessment of the world’s second-largest economy.
July 03, 2012 -- IMF Survey: German Economy Fares Well But Reform Agenda Still Unfinished
Despite looming risks, Germany continues to perform relatively well, the IMF says in its annual report on the economy. The IMF calls for policies to steer the recovery while guarding against risks, and says faster structural and financial reforms should help raise Germany’s growth potential.
July 12, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Germany's Impressive Recovery Presents Reform Opportunity
The German economy is going from strength to strength. The IMF is expecting growth of 3 percent this year, after the economy expanded by 3.5 percent in 2010. Yet Germany faces its own set of challenges.
February 25, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Restoring Growth Key Priority for Europe
Europe needs a stronger focus on rebuilding competitiveness to restore growth and create new jobs, according to Antonio Borges, the IMF's new Director for Europe. The policy agenda should be broadened much beyond fiscal consolidation, he said.
March 30, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Modest Recovery in Store for Germany
The IMF is forecasting growth of 1.2 percent of GDP this year, followed by 1.7 percent in 2011. Reflecting Germany's role as the world's second largest exporter, the pickup in global trade is the main factor behind the recovery, although fiscal stimulus continues to provide support to the economy.
December 28, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Multi-Speed Recovery Seen for Europe
As 2009 draws to a close, IMF European Department Director Marek Belka says that what is striking about Europe is how differently countries fared during the global crisis. These different points of departure will also make for a multi-speed recovery, Belka argues.
November 18, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Comparing Recessions in Germany, Spain, and United Kingdom
While the global financial crisis and recession have hit all of Europe’s economies, the impact has varied considerably across countries. Output and employment, for instance, have moved quite differently in Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom, three of the larger European countries, according to IMF research.
March 26, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Time to Rethink Global Economic Framework?
The buildup of debt in the United States and a handful of other countries fueled the growth of the world economy over the past few years, writes Rudolf Witske.
February 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Stimulus Measures Bolstering Demand Amid Crisis, IMF Says
Most of the world's leading advanced and emerging market economies have adopted stimulus measures to counter the growing financial and economic crisis, according to an analysis by the IMF that estimates the collective impact on growth of around ½ -1¼ percentage points.
January 22, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Germany Faces Extended Downturn Despite Stimulus
A combination of slowing demand for German exports because of the global recession, continued caution among German consumers, and a sharp drop in investment will result in a dramatic contraction in Europe's largest economy in 2009, according to an IMF analysis.
January 21, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Don't Forget the Role Automatic Stabilizers Can Play
When recession hits a market economy, trends such as lower tax takes and higher unemployment benefit payouts effectively ease fiscal policy. These "automatic stabilizers" have a prominent role in European economies, writes Horst Siebert of the Kiel Institut.
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IMF Surveys
May 31, 2008 -- IMF Survey:
Food prices, Europe, Michael Deppler, Small States, Abdoulaye Bio-Tchane, Germany, Czech Fiscal Reform, Sustaining Growth, Decline in Funds to Emerging Markets, IMF Loan to Togo, Vietnam's New Challenges, News Briefs. PDF File Size: 710Kb
February 12, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
Eminent persons report, IMF income, IMF gold, Andrew Crockett, financial soundness indicators, European economy, Michael Deppler interview, Germany, France, European labor, European competitiveness, flat tax, Michael Keen. PDF File Size: 817Kb
January 23, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato in Brazil; Article IV summaries: Pakistan, Ukraine, CEMAC; Dawson on IMF's transparency revolution; Capital flight, institutions, and instability; Eastern Caribbean; Germany's regulation; Kazakhstan's non-oil sector; Trade, aid, and growth. PDF File Size: 317Kb
December 13, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
Germany, France: bolstering growth; Pakistan's recovery; Could Germany's federalism be more competitive?; New online debt database; Chile's foreign reserve holdings; Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS; Preferential trading arrangements; Helping Grenada rebound. PDF File Size: 701Kb
November 08, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
IMF Executive Board's agenda for 2000; highlights of a recent IMF staff report on Germany; new IMF study on exchange rate regimes and currency convertibility; and pyramid schemes in Albania. PDF File Size: 309Kb
January 27, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: composition of spending is important in fiscal adjustment; Camdessus on Germany and European economic and monetary union; IMF-World Bank debt initiative; and energy payments arrears in Baltics and former Soviet Union. PDF File Size: 168Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 272Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Bundesministerium der Finanzen, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 211Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 130Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Bundesministerium der Finanzen, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 504Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 312Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Bundesministerium der Finanzen, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 262Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Bundesministerium der Finanzen, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 318Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Bundesministerium der Finanzen, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 311Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 359Kb
October 04, 2009 -- Statement by Mr. Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 338Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 314Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance of The Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 173Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance, Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 185Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 215Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance of The Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 707Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 55Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 44Kb
October 02, 2004 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany to the International Monetary and Financial Committee
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 555Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 571Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 21, 2003
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
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance, Germany, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany
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
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of The Federal Republic of Germany, to the IMFC, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of The Federal Republic of Germany.
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
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
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
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance of Germany, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting on April 29, 2001
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
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance,to the International Monetary And Financial Committee Meeting on September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Germany
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Sunday, September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the European Union
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Minister of Finance for Germany, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Germany
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by Mr. Hans Eichel, Federal Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Germany, to the Interim Committee Meeting on September 26, 1999
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).
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Mission Concluding Statements
May 19, 2014 -- Germany—2014 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.
June 03, 2013 -- Germany-2013 Article IV Consultation: Concluding Statement 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.
May 08, 2012 -- Germany-2012 Article IV Consultation: Concluding Statement 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.
May 17, 2011 -- Germany: 2011 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement 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.
February 08, 2010 -- Germany: 2010 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement 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.
November 24, 2008 -- Germany: 2008 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of 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.
December 10, 2007 -- Germany: Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement 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.
September 11, 2006 -- Germany--2006 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.
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.
June 28, 2005 -- Germany -- 2005 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement 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.
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.
July 05, 2004 -- Germany -- 2004 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement 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.
July 14, 2003 -- Germany -- 2003 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement 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.
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.
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.
July 08, 2002 -- Germany - 2002 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement 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.
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
July 09, 2001 -- Germany -- 2001 Article IV Consultation -- Concluding Statement
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.
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.
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.
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
July 03, 2000 -- Concluding Statement of the 2000 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Germany
At the conclusion of annual Article IV bilateral discussions with the authorities, and prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings.
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Other
July 30, 2014 -- 2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - Integrating Bilateral and Multilateral Surveillance on a Continuing Basis
Subject: Surveillance | United States | Germany | Japan | China | Bilateral surveillance | Multilateral surveillance | Monetary policy | Fiscal policy | Spillovers
November 23, 2011 -- Germany Sustainability Report
October 08, 2010 -- Cross-Cutting Themes in Employment Experiences During the Crisis
Subject: Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009 | Germany | Korea, Republic of | Mexico | New Zealand | Spain | Sweden | External shocks | Labor markets | Unemployment | Financial crisis | Labor market policy | Cross country analysis
November 11, 2009 -- Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities-Germany Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities
Subject: Administered accounts | Germany | External financing | Financial instruments | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
September 02, 2009 -- Borrowing Agreement Between Deutsche Bundesbank and the International Monetary Fund
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Germany | Central banks | Borrowing by Fund | Borrowed resources use | New Arrangements to Borrow | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
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Press Releases
July 21, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Germany
August 06, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Germany
July 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies
October 05, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF and Germany Sign Agreement to Intensify Cooperation in Capacity Building
November 15, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Visit Russia, Germany, Poland, and Spain
March 04, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler Resigns Following Nomination as German President
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Public Information Notices
July 03, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 12, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 30, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 22, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 27, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 14, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 18, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 02, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 06, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 31, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Germany
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 07, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Germany
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.
November 02, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Germany
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.
November 03, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Germany
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 18, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Germany
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.
August 29, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: The IMF Concludes Article IV consultation with Germany
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 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
July 21, 2014 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/217
October 14, 2013 -- Trade Linkages, Balance Sheets, and Spillovers: The Germany-Central European Supply Chain
Author/Editor: Selim Elekdag | Dirk Muir
Series: Working Paper No. 13/210
September 06, 2013 -- Shock from Graying: Is the Demographic Shift Weakening Monetary Policy Effectiveness
Author/Editor: Patrick A. Imam
Series: Working Paper No. 13/191
August 20, 2013 -- German-Central European Supply Chain-Cluster Report: Staff Report, First Background Note, Second Background Note, Third Background Note
Series: Country Report No. 13/263
August 06, 2013 -- Germany: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/255
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
June 05, 2013 -- Risk Exposures and Financial Spillovers in Tranquil and Crisis Times: Bank-Level Evidence
Author/Editor: Poirson, Hélène | Schmittmann, Jochen M.
Series: Working Paper No. 13/142
February 13, 2013 -- Macroeconomic Evaluation of Labor Market Reform in Germany
Author/Editor: Krebs, Tom | Scheffel, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 13/42
October 02, 2012 -- Tests of German Resilience
Author/Editor: Bornhorst, Fabian | Mody, Ashoka
Series: Working Paper No. 12/239
July 01, 2012 -- Environmental Tax Reform: Principles from Theory and Practice to Date
Author/Editor: Heine, Dirk | Norregaard, John | Parry, Ian W.H.
Series: Working Paper No. 12/180
June 01, 2012 -- Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space
Author/Editor: Park, Seok Gil
Series: Working Paper No. 12/164
December 23, 2011 -- Germany: Technical Note on Crisis Management Arrangements
Series: Country Report No. 11/368
December 23, 2011 -- Germany: Technical Note on the Future of German Mortgage-Backed Covered Bond (PFandBrief) and Securitization Markets
Series: Country Report No. 11/369
December 23, 2011 -- Germany: Technical Note on Banking Sector Structure
Series: Country Report No. 11/370
December 23, 2011 -- Germany: Technical Note on Stress Testing
Series: Country Report No. 11/371
September 02, 2011 -- Germany: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Eurex Clearing AG Observance of the CPSS-IOSCO Recommendations for Central Counterparties
Series: Country Report No. 11/271
September 02, 2011 -- Germany: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance on Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 11/272
September 02, 2011 -- Germany: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance on Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 11/273
September 02, 2011 -- Germany: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulations
Series: Country Report No. 11/274
September 01, 2011 -- Growth Spillover Dynamics from Crisis to Recovery
Author/Editor: Poirson, Hélène | Weber, Sebastian
Series: Working Paper No. 11/218
July 12, 2011 -- Germany: Financial Sector Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 11/169
July 12, 2011 -- Germany: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)
Series: Country Report No. 11/170
July 01, 2011 -- Modeling Optimal Fiscal Consolidation Paths in a Selection of European Countries
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 11/164
March 01, 2011 -- Fiscal Expectations Under the Stability and Growth Pact: Evidence from Survey Data
Author/Editor: Poplawski-Ribeiro, Marcos | Rulke, Jan-Christoph
Series: Working Paper No. 11/48
March 01, 2011 -- The Impact of Legislation on Credit Risk - Comparative Evidence From the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany
Author/Editor: Schmieder, Christian | Schmieder, Philipp
Series: Working Paper No. 11/55
November 11, 2010 -- Cross-Cutting Themes in Employment Experiences during the Crisis
Author/Editor: Vamvakidis, Athanasios | Vitek, Francis | Nkusu, Mwanza | Darius, Reginald | Thomas, Alun | Vidon, Edouard
Series: Staff Position Note No. 2010/18
June 01, 2010 -- Currency Hedging for International Portfolios
Author/Editor: Schmittmann, Jochen M.
Series: Working Paper No. 10/151
March 26, 2010 -- Germany: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 10/79
March 24, 2010 -- Germany: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 10/78
February 01, 2010 -- Simulating Inflation Forecasting in Real-Time: How Useful Is a Simple Phillips Curve in Germany, the UK, and the US?
Author/Editor: Clausen, Bianca | Clausen, Jens R.
Series: Working Paper No. 10/52
January 01, 2010 -- Recovery Determinants of Distressed Banks: Regulators, Market Discipline, or the Environment?
Author/Editor: Koetter, Michael | Poghosyan, Tigran | Kick, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 10/27
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
June 01, 2009 -- Fiscal Incentive Effects of the German Equalization System
Author/Editor: Stehn, Sven Jari | Fedelino, Annalisa
Series: Working Paper No. 09/124
July 01, 2008 -- Inflation Smoothing and the Modest Effect of VAT in Germany
Author/Editor: Carare, Alina | Danninger, Stephan
Series: Working Paper No. 08/175
July 01, 2008 -- Germany's Corporate Governance Reforms: Has the System Become Flexible Enough?
Author/Editor: Odenius, Jürgen
Series: Working Paper No. 08/179
April 01, 2008 -- International Spillover of Labor Market Reforms
Author/Editor: Dao, Mai
Series: Working Paper No. 08/113
February 27, 2008 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/81
December 01, 2007 -- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Supply for the G-7 Countries, With Emphasis on Germany
Author/Editor: Strand, Jon
Series: Working Paper No. 07/299
February 01, 2007 -- What Explains Germany's Rebounding Export Market Share?
Author/Editor: Danninger, Stephan | Joutz, Frederick L.
Series: Working Paper No. 07/24
February 01, 2007 -- Tax Reform and Debt Sustainability in Germany: An Assessment Using the Global Fiscal Model
Author/Editor: Botman, Dennis P. J. | Danninger, Stephan
Series: Working Paper No. 07/46
January 01, 2007 -- The Use of Mortgage Covered Bonds
Author/Editor: Avesani, Renzo G. | Garcia Pascual, Antonio | Ribakova, Elina
Series: Working Paper No. 07/20
December 14, 2006 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/436
February 01, 2006 -- How Different Is the Cyclical Behavior of Home Production Across Countries?
Author/Editor: Blankenau, William | Kose, M. Ayhan
Series: Working Paper No. 06/46
January 18, 2006 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/17
January 18, 2006 -- Germany: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)
Series: Country Report No. 06/18
November 08, 2005 -- France, Germany, Italy, and Spain: Explaining Differences in External Sector Performance Among Large Euro Area Countries
Series: Country Report No. 05/401
August 03, 2005 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/266
April 01, 2005 -- Following Germany's Lead: Using International Monetary Linkages to Identify the Effect of Monetary Policy on the Economy
Author/Editor: di Giovanni, Julian | McCrary, Justin | von Wachter, Till
Series: Working Paper No. 05/86
March 01, 2005 -- On Cyclicality in the Current and Financial Accounts: Evidence from Nine Industrial Countries
Author/Editor: Clausen, Jens R. | Kandil, Magda E.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/56
November 02, 2004 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/340
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
August 01, 2004 -- Explaining Efficiency Differences Among Large German and Austrian Banks
Author/Editor: Hauner, David
Series: Working Paper No. 04/140
July 20, 2004 -- Germany: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 04/213
June 21, 2004 -- Germany's Three-Pillar Banking System: Cross-Country Perspectives in Europe
Author/Editor: Decressin, Jörg | Brunner, Allan D. | Hardy, Daniel C. L. | Kudela, Beata
Series: Occasional Paper No. 233
November 14, 2003 -- Rules-Based Fiscal Policy in France, Germany, Italy and Spain
Author/Editor: Dabán Sánchez, Teresa | Detragiache, Enrica | Di Bella, Gabriel | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Symansky, Steven A.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 225
November 06, 2003 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/342
November 06, 2003 -- Germany: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Payment Systems, and Securities Settlement
Series: Country Report No. 03/343
September 08, 2003 -- Germany: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 03/286
September 05, 2003 -- Japan: Financial System Stability Assessment and Supplementary Information
Series: Country Report No. 03/287
January 01, 2003 -- What Determines the Reservation Wages of Unemployed Workers? New Evidence from German Micro Data
Author/Editor: Prasad, Eswar
Series: Working Paper No. 03/4
December 01, 2002 -- Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany
Author/Editor: Funke, Norbert | Matsuda, Akimi
Series: Working Paper No. 02/239
October 31, 2002 -- Germany: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/240
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
September 01, 2002 -- On Sand and the Role of Grease in Labor Markets: How Does Germany Compare?
Author/Editor: Decressin, Anja | Decressin, Jörg
Series: Working Paper No. 02/164
August 01, 2002 -- Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries
Author/Editor: Chinn, Menzie David | Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 02/130
August 01, 2002 -- Current Account and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in the G-7 Countries
Author/Editor: Chinn, Menzie David | Lee, Jaewoo
Series: Working Paper No. 02/130
June 01, 2002 -- Structural Balances and All That: Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 02/101
June 01, 2002 -- Structural Balances and All That: Which Indicators to Use in Assessing Fiscal Policy
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 02/101
March 01, 2002 -- The Transmission Mechanism of European Monetary Policy: Is There Heterogeneity? Is it Changing over Time?
Author/Editor: Ciccarelli, Matteo | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 02/54
March 01, 2002 -- The Transmission Mechanism of European Monetary Policy: Is There Heterogeneity? Is it Changing over Time?
Author/Editor: Ciccarelli, Matteo | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 02/54
November 07, 2001 -- Selected Euro-Area Countries: Rules-Based Fiscal Policy and Job-Rich Growth in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain -- Report with Supplementary Information
Series: Country Report No. 01/203
November 07, 2001 -- Selected Euro-Area Countries: Rules-Based Fiscal Policy and Job-Rich Growth in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain -- Report with Supplementary Information
Series: Country Report No. 01/203
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
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
November 02, 2000 -- Germany:Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/142
January 01, 2000 -- The Unbearable Stability of the German Wage Structure - Evidence and Interpretation
Author/Editor: Prasad, Eswar
Series: Working Paper No. 00/22
November 03, 1999 -- Germany: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/129
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 99/101--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Germany.
November 02, 1999 -- Germany: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/130
October 28, 1998 -- Germany - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/111
April 01, 1998 -- Anticipation and Surprises in Central Bank Interest Rate Policy: The Case of the Bundesbank
Author/Editor: Hardy, Daniel C. L.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/43
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 45, No. 4, December 1998.
November 11, 1997 -- Germany--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/101
November 11, 1997 -- Germany--Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/102
August 01, 1997 -- Some Evidence on Exchange Rate Determination in Major Industrial Countries
Author/Editor: Johnston, R. B. | Sun, Yan
Series: Working Paper No. 97/98
December 01, 1996 -- EMU and Long Interest Rates in Germany
Author/Editor: Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 96/133
October 28, 1996 -- Germany - Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/111
October 01, 1996 -- Additional Evidence on EMS Interest Rate Linkages
Author/Editor: García-Herrero, Alicia | Thornton, John
Series: Working Paper No. 96/115
September 01, 1996 -- Domestic, Foreign or Common Shocks?
Author/Editor: Fabrizio, Stefania | Lopez, J. Humberto
Series: Working Paper No. 96/107
May 01, 1996 -- German Unification - What Have We Learned from Multi-Country Models?
Author/Editor: Gagnon, Joseph E. | Masson, Paul R. | McKibbin, Warwick J.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/43
November 01, 1995 -- Consumption Smoothing and Exchange Rate Volatility
Author/Editor: Turtelboom, Bart
Series: Working Paper No. 95/108
November 01, 1995 -- Effective Taxation for Recipients of Social Assistance in Germany and the Consequences of the 1996 Tax Reform
Author/Editor: Thimann, Christian
Series: Working Paper No. 95/120
October 23, 1995 -- Germany - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/100
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Germany 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.
October 23, 1995 -- Germany - Selected Background Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/101
Notes: This background paper on Germany 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.
June 14, 1995 -- United Germany: The First Five Years: Performance and Policy Issues
Author/Editor: Corker, Robert J. | Feldman, Robert Alan | Habermeier, Karl Friedrich | Vittas, H. | Van der Willigen, Tessa
Series: Occasional Paper No. 125
January 01, 1995 -- Skills, Wages, and Employment in East and West Germany
Author/Editor: FitzRoy, Felix | Funke, Michael
Series: Working Paper No. 95/4
January 01, 1995 -- Skills, Wages, and Employment in East and West Germany
Author/Editor: FitzRoy, Felix | Funke, Michael
Series: Working Paper No. 95/4
December 01, 1994 -- The Response of Wages and Labor Supply Movements to Employment Shocks Across Europe and the United States
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/158
December 01, 1994 -- The Response of Wages and Labor Supply Movements to Employment Shocks Across Europe and the United States
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/158
September 01, 1994 -- Measures of External Competitiveness for Germany
Author/Editor: Feldman, Robert Alan
Series: Working Paper No. 94/113
September 01, 1994 -- Measures of External Competitiveness for Germany
Author/Editor: Feldman, Robert Alan
Series: Working Paper No. 94/113
August 01, 1994 -- Cointegration of International Stock Market Indices
Author/Editor: Chou, Ray Yeu-Tien | Ng, Victor | Pi, Lynn K.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/94
July 01, 1994 -- Recent Fiscal Developments in the European Countries of the G-7
Author/Editor: O'Callaghan, Gary | Habermeier, Karl Friedrich | Green, J. H. | Henry, S. G. B. | Violi, Roberto
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/13
July 01, 1994 -- Recent Fiscal Developments in the European Countries of the G-7
Author/Editor: O'Callaghan, Gary | Habermeier, Karl Friedrich | Green, J. H. | Henry, S. G. B. | Violi, Roberto
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/13
March 01, 1994 -- The Use of Financial Spreads as Indicator Variables: Evidence for the U.K. and Germany
Author/Editor: Davis, E. P. | Henry, S. G. B.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/31
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 3, September 1994.
March 01, 1994 -- The Use of Financial Spreads as Indicator Variables: Evidence for the U.K. and Germany
Author/Editor: Davis, E. P. | Henry, S. G. B.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/31
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 41, No. 3, September 1994.
August 01, 1993 -- Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account: An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 93/62
August 01, 1993 -- Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account: An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions
Author/Editor: Thomas, Alun H.
Series: Working Paper No. 93/62
May 01, 1993 -- The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe: Evidence and Interpretation
Author/Editor: De Gregorio, Jose | Giovannini, Alberto | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 93/45
May 01, 1993 -- The Behavior of Nontradable Goods Prices in Europe: Evidence and Interpretation
Author/Editor: De Gregorio, Jose | Giovannini, Alberto | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 93/45
April 01, 1993 -- Net Foreign Assets and International Adjustment: The United States, Japan, and Germany
Author/Editor: Masson, Paul R. | Kremers, Jeroen J. M. | Horne, Jocelyn
Series: Working Paper No. 93/33
November 01, 1992 -- Asymmetry in the ERM: A Case Study of French and German Interest Rates Since Basle-Nyborg
Author/Editor: Gardner, E. H. | Perraudin, W. R. M.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/96
Notes: Empirical study on daily French and German interest rate changes since the Basle-Nyborg agreement of September 1987. Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 40, No. 2, June 1993.
January 01, 1992 -- Privatization in East Germany - A Survey of Current Issues
Author/Editor: Bös, Dieter
Series: Working Paper No. 92/8
March 01, 1991 -- Real Exchange Rates and Competitiveness - A Clarification of Concepts, and Some Measurements for Europe
Author/Editor: Lipschitz, Leslie | McDonald, Donogh
Series: Working Paper No. 91/25
October 01, 1990 -- Why is Unemployment So High at Full Capacity? The Persistence of Unemployment, the Natural Rate, and Potential Output in the Federal Republic of Germany
Author/Editor: Coe, David T. | Krueger, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 90/101
September 01, 1990 -- Economic Implications of German Unification for the Federal Republic and the Rest of the World
Author/Editor: Masson, Paul R. | Meredith, Guy
Series: Working Paper No. 90/85
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Speeches
October 31, 2013 -- Transitions in an Interconnected World and Germany’s Role, by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director International Monetary Fund
December 13, 2012 -- "Fiscal Federations: Lessons for the Design of a European Fiscal Union" By Carlo Cottarelli
May 31, 2012 -- "Reviving Growth in Europe" By Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik, International Monetary Fund
May 16, 2012 -- "The Legacy of Charlemagne—Wolfgang Schäuble and European Integration" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
January 23, 2012 -- "Global Challenges in 2012" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
June 21, 2011 -- “The Challenges of Economic Policy Cooperation” By John Lipsky – Acting Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
January 29, 2009 -- 10 Years of the Euro: A Perspective from the IMF, by Sean Hagan at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt
June 20, 2007 -- International Financial Markets -- Stability and Transparency in the 21st Century, Keynote speech by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
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
May 11, 2006 -- Globalization and International Locational Competition, Lecture by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
at the Kiel Institute for World Economics
April 05, 2005 -- Bismarck's Warning: The Challenge of Economic Policy Reform in the Twenty-First Century, Anne O. Krueger, IMF First Deputy Managing Director
Lecture Given to the University Philosophical Society, Trinity College, Dublin
October 16, 2003 -- Toward a Better Globalization, Horst Köhler, Managing Director of the IMF, Inaugural Lecture on the Occasion of the Honorary Professorship Award at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen
June 24, 2003 -- A Cooperative Approach to Strengthening Global Growth, address by Eduardo Aninat, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Given at the 54rd Annual Meeting of the ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich, Germany
May 15, 2003 -- The Challenges of Globalization and the Role of the IMF, Address by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
Given at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Economics and Management at Humboldt University Berlin
November 15, 2002 -- Strengthening the Framework for the Global Economy, Address by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Given on the occasion of the Award Ceremony of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Social Market Economy Prize to Professor Werner Otto, Berlin
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
November 29, 2001 -- Dornbusch's Overshooting Model After Twenty-Five Years, The Mundell-Fleming Lecture by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counselor and Director of the IMF Research Department
Given at the Second Annual IMF Research Conference, Washington, D.C.
August 25, 2000 -- Factors Driving Global Economic Integration -- by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, IMF
Presented in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City on Global Opportunities and Challenges
November 19, 1999 -- Global Markets and the Global Village in the 21st Century: Are International Organizations Prepared for the Challenge? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery to the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Auswartige Politik (German Society for Foreign Affairs) in Berlin
October 11, 1999 -- International Financial Policy in the Context of Globalization--Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Frankfurt, Germany
July 02, 1998 -- The IMF's Role in Today's Globalized World -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the IMF - Bundesbank Symposium, Frankfurt, Germany
October 10, 1997 -- The United States as a Job Creation Machine: an Example for Germany?--Flemming Larsen
Address given at a conference by the Christian Social Union Bavaria, Germany
January 10, 1997 -- Globalization and its Challenges for Germany, Europe, and the IMF
Address by Michel Camdessus given at a conference sponsored by the Christian Social Union Münich, Germany
November 17, 1995 -- The Dollar, the Yen and European Currencies--Address by Michel Camdessus
Speech given at the XIV Sesiones de Trabajo de Tesoreria, Caja de Ahorros de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
October 23, 1995 -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Japan Center for International Finance (JCIF), Tokyo
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Transcripts
October 10, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Europe
October 09, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook (WEO), Washington, D.C. Tuesday, October 7, 2014
July 28, 2014 -- ESR/Spillover Conference Call
November 21, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
August 07, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany Article IV Consultation
June 03, 2013 -- Transcript of the Concluding Press Conference of the 2013 Germany Article IV Mission
January 23, 2013 -- Transcript of World Economic Outlook Update
December 27, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on France’s 2012 Article IV Consultation and Financial System Stability Assessment
October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Fiscal Monitor
October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
August 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
August 02, 2012 -- Transcript of Conference Call on 2012 Spillover Report
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 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany Article IV Consultation
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the Fiscal Monitor Press Conference
October 14, 2011 -- Transcript of "Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery"
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of Press Conference on Europe, Antonio Borges, head of the IMF European Department
September 23, 2011 -- Transcript of Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report
September 20, 2011 -- Transcript of the Press Briefing on the Fiscal Monitor
September 14, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the World Economic Outlook
July 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany with Juha Kahkonen, Deputy Director of the IMF’s European Department and Conny Lotze, Deputy Chief of Media Relations
April 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with IMF European Department Director Antonio Borges
October 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook
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 28, 2010 -- Transcript of Statements to the Media by Angela Merkel and Strauss-Kahn in Berlin
April 25, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference, By George Papaconstantinou, Finance Minister of Greece
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
April 16, 2010 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 30, 2010 -- Transcript of Conference Call on Germany's Article IV Release
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
October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 2009 Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
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
July 31, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Euro Area
April 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on European Outlook by Marek Belka, Director of the IMF's European Department with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director of the European Department, and Anne-Marie Gulde-Wold, Senior Advisor in the European Department
April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook
January 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a conference call with Ashoka Mody, Assistant Director, European Department, on the release of the 2008 Article IV consultation with Germany
November 06, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook Update by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Outlook Studies Division, IMF
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
April 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, on the Spring 2008 World Economic Outlook
February 27, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call: Introductory Remarks by Mr. Juha Kahkonen, Mission Chief to Germany and Senior Advisor, IMF European Department
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
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
December 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Launch of the 2006 Article IV Consultation Report for Germany
November 15, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- Handbook on Fiscal Federalism
September 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook Report
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?
January 18, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2005 Article IV Consultation Report on Germany, with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director of the European Department and Mission Chief for Germany, IMF
November 04, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum--Reforming the IMF: Governance and the Executive Board
September 21, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, International Monetary Fund
August 03, 2005 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Michael Deppler on the Latest IMF Report on Euro Area Policies
June 07, 2005 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Euro Area Policies by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, IMF
March 24, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Should Europe Embrace 'Cowboy Capitalism' Or Go Its Own Way?
February 15, 2005 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, IMF
On an IMF Policy Discussion Paper Addressing the EU's Stability and Growth Pact
November 02, 2004 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany on the Release of the Article IV Consultation Staff Report, PIN, and Selected Issues Paper
September 29, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, September 29, 2004
August 03, 2004 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on Euro Area Policies with Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, IMF
May 27, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum - Standards And Codes: Can They Prevent Financial Crises?
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 04, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
November 13, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Who Will Pay The Bill?
November 06, 2003 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Germany
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of the September 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
September 16, 2003 -- Euro Zone Conference Call with Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
May 29, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Should We Be Worried About 'Deflation'?
April 09, 2003 -- Transcript of the April 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 27, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report, Frankfurt, Germany
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
October 29, 2002 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Euro Area, By Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
The Article IV process that we're concluding this morning is with the Euro Area; that is, it covers basically the policy of the ECB and of the area wide policies of the EU, the Commission, the ECOFIN and the Eurogroup more exactly.
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.
January 10, 2002 -- Transcript of an Economic Forum - The Euro: Ready or Not
November 07, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Susan Schadler, Deputy Director, European I Department and Robert Corker, Chief, Central Europe Division I, IMF
For 2001 now we have a growth projection of 0.7 percent, which is still down from the time of the mission where we were looking at something around one and a quarter.
November 06, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Briefing on the Euro Area's Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies , by Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
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
December 12, 2000 -- Transcript of Economic Forum: The Information Economy: New Paradigm or Old Fashion? December 12, 2000
Recent experience in the U.S. with high growth, low unemployment, and low inflation has led a number of observers to conclude that maybe there's a new economy or a new economic paradigm in the United States.
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.
September 22, 2000 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference: From Transition to EU Membership -- The Challenges in Developing Macroeconomic Frameworks
The countries that have succeeded rather well in the transition have not only had good macroeconomic policies, they have also given great attention to the structural reforms that underpin those macroeconomic policies-things like the hard budget constraint and the enterprise sector and cleaning up the banking system.
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 03, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Jacques Artus, IMF European I Department Deputy Director
What you have in front of you is composed of three separate documents. You have our own report, which is a report of the missions, staff missions which went to Europe, to Brussels and to Frankfurt, in December of 1999.
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.
September 21, 1997 -- Joint Press Conference by Philippe Maystadt, Chairman Interim Committee and Michel Camdessus
Ladies and gentlemen, at its meeting in Washington last April, the Interim Committee requested the IMF Executive Board to complete its work on quotas and SDRs, and to report in time for the Hong Kong meeting. Needless to say, the Committee today warmly welcomed the agreements on these two issues.
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.
September 29, 1996 -- September 29, 1996 Press Conference by Interim Committee Chairman and IMF Managing Director
The Committee has been able to take three important steps.
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Views & Commentaries
September 08, 2014 -- Interview by Les Echos with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, September 8, 2014
December 28, 2012 -- IMF Managing Director's Interview with German weekly Die Zeit: “He is a friend”
December 12, 2010 -- Greece's economy at a crucial crossroads, Interview with Dominique Strauss-Kahn published in Kathimerini
Interview published in Katherimini
November 18, 2010 -- Interview with Dominique Strauss-Kahn by Stern
November 10, 2003 -- The three percent ceiling should not be treated as an absolute limit -- Interview with Horst Köhler, IMF Managing Director, by Georg Hoffmann-Ostenhof and Liselotte Palme
Published in PROFIL
June 20, 2003 -- We Should Not Lose More Time, Interview with Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Published in Manager Magazine
February 10, 2003 -- The IMF Strikes Back, By Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Published in Foreign Policy Magazine