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|Hungary and the IMF|
Updated April 11, 2014
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on March 18, 2013. Listed below are items related to Hungary, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|January 12, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Hungary: Markets Have Stabilized, but Long Road Ahead|
Hungary's financial markets have stabilized since the IMF approved a $15.7 billion loan to back a program designed to ease financial market stress and support economic activity. But the road ahead is long, says James Morsink, the IMF's mission chief for Hungary.
|January 09, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Visit Hungary|
|December 15, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Hungary|
|November 21, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Executive Board Approval of a Stand-by Arrangement for Hungary, With Anne-Marie Gulde, Senior Advisor in the IMF's European Department and Mission Chief for Hungary, James Morsink, Division Chief in the European Department|
|November 17, 2008 -- Hungary: Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 08/361
|November 06, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves 12.3 Billion Euro Stand-By Arrangement for Hungary|
|November 06, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Agrees $15.7 Billion Loan to Bolster Hungary's Finances|
The IMF's Executive Board approves a $15.7 billion loan for Hungary as part of a program designed to ease financial market stress in the East European country while supporting longer-run economic goals of reforming government finances and the banking sector.
|November 04, 2008 -- Hungary -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 04, 2008|
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|October 30, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on the Launch of a New Lending Facility for Emerging Markets|
|October 28, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Hungary on 12.5 Billion Euro Loan (US$15.7 billion); European Union, World Bank to Lend, Too|
|October 28, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF, EU, and World Bank Line Up $25 Billion for Hungary|
The IMF, the European Union, and the World Bank announce a joint financing package for Hungary totaling $25 billion to bolster its economy, hit by recent financial market turbulence. The announcement followed earlier outline agreements on IMF financing for Iceland and Ukraine.
|October 26, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF and Hungary Agree on Policies to be Supported by International Community|
|October 26, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Set to Lend Ukraine $16.5 Billion, In Talks With Hungary|
The IMF says it has reached a tentative agreement with Ukraine to lend the eastern European country $16.5 billion to help it combat a series of economic problems tied to the international financial turmoil and announced broad agreement with Hungary on a set of policies designed to bolster near-term stability.
|October 22, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF in Talks on Loans to Countries Hit by Financial Crisis|
The IMF, which has announced its readiness to lend billions of dollars to support nations hit by fallout from the global financial turmoil, is holding talks with several countries about possible new lending programs, as well as advising governments how to react to the economic downturn.
|October 13, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Strauss-Kahn on Hungary|
|October 01, 2008 -- Inflation Targeting and Communication: It Pays Off to Read Inflation Reports|
Author/Editor: Bulir, Ales | Smídková, Katerina | Kotlán, Viktor | Navrátil, David
Series: Working Paper No. 08/234
|September 24, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Hungary|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|September 24, 2008 -- Hungary: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 08/313
|September 24, 2008 -- Hungary: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 08/314
|June 09, 2008 -- Hungary: 2008 Article IV Consultation Discussions|
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.