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Israel and the IMF
Updated October 11, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Yuval Steinitz , Governor of the IMF for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Zvi Eckstein, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Stanley Fischer, Governor of the World Bank Group for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 20, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Abraham Hirchson, Governor of the IMF for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Stanley Fischer, Governor of the World Bank for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Benjamin Netanyahu, Governor of the Fund for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. David Klein, Governor of the World Bank for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Silvan Shalom, Governor of the IMF for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. David Klein, Governor of the World Bank for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Avraham B. Shochat, Governor of the IMF for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Jacob A. Frenkel, Governor of the World Bank for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Yaakov Neeman, Governor of the IMF for Israel, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
February 12, 2014 -- Israel: Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 14/47
April 02, 2012 -- Israel: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel
Series: Country Report No. 12/70
January 24, 2011 -- Israel: 2010 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 11/21
January 25, 2010 -- Israel: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 10/23
February 17, 2009 -- Israel: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel.
Series: Country Report No. 09/57
February 14, 2008 -- Israel: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel
Series: Country Report No. 08/62
January 23, 2007 -- Israel: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Report Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel
Series: Country Report No. 07/24
March 23, 2006 -- Israel: 2005 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel
Series: Country Report No. 06/120
April 18, 2005 -- Israel: 2004 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel
Series: Country Report No. 05/133
June 03, 2004 -- Israel: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/158
March 17, 2003 -- Israel: 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Israel
Series: Country Report No. 03/75
August 03, 2001 -- Israel: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Israel
Series: Country Report No. 01/133
August 03, 2001 -- Israel: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Israel
Series: Country Report No. 01/133
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IMF Surveys
January 15, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
IMF opens African technical assistance center; interview with Raghuram Rajan; IMF weighs contingent financing; Latin American growth; Nepal seeks prosperity; link between budget institutions, fiscal outcomes; fuel subsidies; IT in Ireland, India, Israel PDF File Size: 786Kb
May 29, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato on global imbalances; Committee to study IMF finances; IMF management change; Country briefs: Maldives, Israel; Emerging soverign debt markets; Euro area imbalances; Preference erosion; Import protection; Effects of IMF program; ECOSOC meeting. PDF File Size: 739Kb
May 09, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
Bernes to head IEO; De Rato meets Chirac; Israel, Panama, Yemen, and Lithuania; Book notes - Pietra Rivoli and Thomas L. Friedman; Capital inflows to South Africa; Peter Nicholl in Bosnia; Timor-Leste, Cambodia; HIV/AIDS and aid; ECOSOC meeting on MDGs. PDF File Size: 528Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 403Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 212Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 139Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 164Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 361Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 607Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 264Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands Antilles, Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 400Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 305Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Maria van der Hoeven Minister of Finance a.i., the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 306Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos, Dutch Ministry of Finance, the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 295Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Nout Wellink, President, Dutch Central Bank, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 307Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 321Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos, Minister of Finance, the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 155Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of the Nederlandsche Bank
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 747Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 267Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President Nederlandsche Bank, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 749Kb
September 24, 2005 -- Statement by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 60Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 892Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 610Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency comprising Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine.
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Nout Wellink on behalf of Hans Hoogervorst, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the the constituency comprising Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Hans Hoogervorst, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Governor Nout Wellink, on behalf of Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of the Nederlandsche Bank, on behalf of Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
September 24, 2000 -- Intervention by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, The Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine.
April 16, 2000 -- International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting Intervention by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of De Nederlandsche Bank
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine.
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Intervention by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands - Interim Committee Meeting
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, The Netherlands, Romania and Ukraine.
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- Statement Joint Session IMFC / Development Committee Meeting April 29, 2001 by Eveline Herfkens, Minister for Development Co-operation, The Netherlands
This Joint session once again shows our commitment to the fight against poverty.
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Mission Concluding Statements
December 16, 2013 -- Concluding Statement of the 2013 Article IV Consultations with Israel
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 13, 2012 -- Israel-Concluding Statement of the 2012 Article IV Consultation 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 29, 2010 -- Israel, 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.
December 14, 2009 -- Concluding Statement of the 2009 Article IV Mission with Israel
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 15, 2008 -- Israel - 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 09, 2007 -- Israel -- 2007 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 05, 2006 -- Israel -- 2006 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 12, 2005 -- Israel -- 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.
December 20, 2004 -- Israel-- 2004 IMF Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions and Recommendations
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 15, 2003 -- Israel -- Article IV Consultation Discussions, Preliminary Conclusions and Recommendations
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 09, 2002 -- Israel -- Article IV Consultation Discussions, Concluding Statement (Preliminary) 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 26, 2002 -- Israel -- Interim IMF Staff Visit, Concluding Statement (Preliminary)
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 14, 2001 -- Israel -- IMF Article IV Consultation Discussions, Concluding Statement (Preliminary), May 14, 2001
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 12, 1999 -- Israel -- 1999 Article IV Consultation Discussions
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.
December 02, 1998 -- Concluding Remarks of 1998 Article IV Consultation Discussions--Israel
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
June 10, 2013 -- Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy - Background Paper
Subject: Macroprudential policy | Ireland | Israel | Housing prices | Banking sector | Competition | Banking crisis | Monetary policy | International financial system | Background papers
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Press Releases
February 12, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Israel
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Public Information Notices
April 02, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 24, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 25, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 18, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 14, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 23, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 23, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 29, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 29, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 13, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 06, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Israel
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.
April 24, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Israel
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.
March 23, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Israel
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.
March 10, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Israel
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
May 19, 2014 -- Israel: Technical Assistance Report-Reviewing the Fiscal Regime for Mining
Series: Country Report No. 14/125
February 12, 2014 -- Israel: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/48
November 14, 2012 -- Israel: Technical Note on Crisis Prevention and Management
Series: Country Report No. 12/304
April 12, 2012 -- Israel: Detailed Assessment of Observance of International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 12/84
April 12, 2012 -- Israel: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 12/85
April 12, 2012 -- Israel: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Committee on Payments and Settlement Systems Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 12/86
April 12, 2012 -- Israel: Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 12/87
April 12, 2012 -- Israel: Technical Note on Stress Test of the Banking, Insurance and Pension Sectors
Series: Country Report No. 12/88
April 02, 2012 -- Israel: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 12/69
April 02, 2012 -- Israel: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/71
April 02, 2012 -- Israel: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 12/72
January 24, 2011 -- Israel: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/23
April 01, 2008 -- A New Fiscal Rule: Should Israel go Swiss?
Author/Editor: Debrun, Xavier | Epstein, Natan P. | Symansky, Steven A.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/87
February 14, 2008 -- Israel: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/63
August 01, 2007 -- Endogenous Monetary Policy Credibility in a Small Macro Model of Israel
Author/Editor: Argov, Eyal | Epstein, Natan P. | Karam, Philippe D | Laxton, Douglas | Rose, David
Series: Working Paper No. 07/207
January 23, 2007 -- Israel: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/25
November 01, 2006 -- Fiscal Consolidation in Israel: A Global Fiscal Model Perspective
Author/Editor: Elekdag, Selim | Epstein, Natan P. | Moreno Badia, Marialuz
Series: Working Paper No. 06/253
March 24, 2006 -- Israel: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Data Module, Response by the Authorities, Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)
Series: Country Report No. 06/125
March 23, 2006 -- Israel: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/121
June 23, 2005 -- Israel: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 05/211
April 18, 2005 -- Israel: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/134
June 24, 2004 -- Israel: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/173
April 22, 2004 -- Israel: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 04/112
March 17, 2003 -- Israel: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Supervision, and Payment Systems--Update
Series: Country Report No. 03/76
March 01, 2003 -- Market Volatility as a Financial Soundness Indicator: An Application to Israel
Author/Editor: Méndez Morales, Armando | Schumacher, Liliana
Series: Working Paper No. 03/47
October 01, 2001 -- Trade in the Mashreq: An Empirical Examination
Author/Editor: Blavy, Rodolphe
Series: Working Paper No. 01/163
October 01, 2001 -- Trade in the Mashreq: An Empirical Examination
Author/Editor: Blavy, Rodolphe
Series: Working Paper No. 01/163
August 10, 2001 -- Israel: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency; Banking Supervision, Securities Supervision; and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 01/140
August 10, 2001 -- Israel: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency; Banking Supervision, Securities Supervision; and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 01/140
August 03, 2001 -- Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/134
August 03, 2001 -- Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/134
December 01, 2000 -- "Northwest of Suez: The 1956 Crisis and the IMF"
Author/Editor: Boughton, James M.
Series: Working Paper No. 00/192
November 01, 2000 -- Israeli Inflation from an International Perspective
Author/Editor: Fischer, Stanley | Orsmond, David William Harold
Series: Working Paper No. 00/178
May 11, 2000 -- Israel: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/62
April 24, 2000 -- Israel: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/57
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/33 and a statement by Mr. J. de Beaufort Wijnholds, Executive Director, on March 22, 2000.
July 01, 1999 -- Measures of Potential Output - An Application to Israel
Author/Editor: Scacciavillani, Fabio | Swagel, Phillip
Series: Working Paper No. 99/96
May 05, 1999 -- Israel - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/40
December 01, 1998 -- The Decline of Traditional Sectors in Israel- The Role of the Exchange Rate and the Minimum Wage
Author/Editor: Clifton, Eric V.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/167
August 01, 1998 -- The Transmission of Monetary Policy in Israel
Author/Editor: De Fiore, Fiorella
Series: Working Paper No. 98/114
May 01, 1998 -- Current Accounts - What is Their Relevance for Economic Policymaking?
Author/Editor: Knight, Malcolm D. | Scacciavillani, Fabio
Series: Working Paper No. 98/71
April 05, 1998 -- Israel- Background Studies, Information Notes and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/28
February 13, 1997 -- Israel - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/2
May 01, 1996 -- Credit and Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization
Author/Editor: Khamis, May Y.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/51
April 01, 1996 -- Fiscal Balance During Inflation, Disinflation, and Immigration: Policy Lessons
Author/Editor: Razin, Assaf | Sadka, Efraim
Series: Working Paper No. 96/33
Notes: Messrs. Razin and Sadka were visiting professors of economics at Tel Aviv University.
November 09, 1995 -- Target Zones and Realignment Expectations: The Israeli and Mexican Experience
Author/Editor: Werner, Alejandro M.
Series: Working Paper No. 95/114
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 1996.
November 07, 1995 -- Israel - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/105
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Israel 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.
November 07, 1995 -- West Bank and Gaza Strip - Recent Economic Developments and Prospects and Progress in Institution Building - Background Paper Issued in Connection with the 1995 Article IV Consultation with Israel
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/106
Notes: This report on recent economic developments on the West Bank and Gaza Strip was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation issued in connection with the periodic consultation with Israel. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
September 01, 1994 -- Achy But Healthy: Lessons from the Israeli Health Sector
Author/Editor: Kop, Yaakov
Series: Working Paper No. 94/112
September 01, 1994 -- Achy But Healthy: Lessons from the Israeli Health Sector
Author/Editor: Kop, Yaakov
Series: Working Paper No. 94/112
August 05, 1994 -- Financial Liberalization in Israel
Author/Editor: Clifton, Eric V.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/14
August 05, 1994 -- Financial Liberalization in Israel
Author/Editor: Clifton, Eric V.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/14
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Speeches
November 07, 2013 -- Fourteenth Jacques Polak Annual Research Conference on “Crises: Yesterday and Today, by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF”
June 23, 2006 -- The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Ten Years On: Reassessing Readiness and Prospects, Statement by Saleh M. Nsouli, Director of IMF Offices in Europe, IMF
At Crans-Montana Forum, Monaco
January 06, 2001 -- Remembering Herb Stein: His Contributions as an Economist -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery in a session commemorating Herb Stein, at the American Economic Association meetings, New Orleans
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
November 16, 1997 -- Statement by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Middle East/North Africa Economic Conference, Doha, Qatar.
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Transcripts
July 24, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Adviser, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
February 14, 2014 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Israel
September 24, 2003 -- Transcript -- Closing Press Conference of the 2003 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the West Bank and Gaza
September 28, 2002 -- African Finance Ministers Press Briefing
This press conference is a unique opportunity for African Governors to express their views on issues of interest to them with regards to their relations with the IMF and the World Bank. This is also, indeed, an opportunity for the reporters to get first-hand information from some of the people who struggle on a daily basis with the debt burden, poverty and pandemics.