July 25, 2012
June 8, 2012
July 22, 2011
July 14, 2010
March 11, 2009
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2013)
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|Spain and the IMF|
Updated April 26, 2013
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 25, 2012. Listed below are items related to Spain, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|October 08, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of IMF Western Hemisphere Department|
|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
|October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report|
|July 30, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Spain|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|July 30, 2010 -- Spain: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Statement; Staff Supplement; Staff Report; Statement by the Executive Director for Spain; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 10/254
|July 30, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Fragile Recovery In The Cards For Spain|
Spain is undergoing a painful recession. Unemployment now stands at 20 percent, the fiscal deficit ended the year at more than 11 percent of GDP, and the recovery has so far been among the weakest in the European Union.
|June 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF|
|May 24, 2010 -- Spain--2010 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the Mission|
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
|May 20, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF|
|May 14, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Monitor by Carlo Cottarelli, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, and Senior Advisors Philip Gerson and Gerd Schwartz|
|May 10, 2010 -- Transcript of Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky on the Euro Countries Stabilization Measures, Washington, D.C.|
|May 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External relations Department, IMF|
|April 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Western Hemisphere Economic Outlook|
|April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report by José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, with Jan Brockmeijer, Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Peter Dattels, Chief of Global Market Monitoring|
|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|
|February 19, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Signs SDR 405 Million Borrowing Agreement with the Bank of Spain to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries|
|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|
|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.