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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 10, 2014 -- Statement by the Hon. Kyunghwan Choi, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Republic of Korea
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October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Oh-Seok Hyun, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Republic of Korea
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Jaewan Bahk, Governor of the IMF for Republic of Korea
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Jaewan Bahk, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Republic of Korea
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Republic of Korea
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Governor of the IMF for Republic of Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Man-Soo Kang, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Republic of Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Governor of the IMF for Republic of Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Governor of the IMF for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Duck-Soo Han, Governor of the Fund for the Republic of Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Hun-jai Lee, Governor of the Fund and the World Bank for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Jin-pyo Kim, Governor of the Fund for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Yun-churl Jeon, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Korea, 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. Nyum Jin, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Bong-kyun Kang, Governor of the IMF for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Kyu-sung Lee, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Kyong Shik Kang, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Korea, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
April 17, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 14/101
September 20, 2012 -- Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/275
August 04, 2011 -- Republic of Korea: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 11/246
September 01, 2010 -- Republic of Korea: Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 10/270
August 20, 2009 -- Republic of Korea: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 09/262
September 11, 2008 -- Republic of Korea: 2008 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 08/297
October 11, 2007 -- Republic of Korea: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 07/344
October 24, 2006 -- Republic of Korea: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 06/380
February 11, 2005 -- Republic of Korea: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 05/49
February 25, 2004 -- Republic of Korea: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Korea
Series: Country Report No. 04/44
March 19, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Korea
Series: Country Report No. 03/79
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Development Committee Statements
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the Development Committee , April 30, 2001
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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Finance & Development
June 01, 2007 -- Point of View: Korea: In Search of a New Compact - Finance & Development, June 2007
By Un-Chan Chung, Professor at Seoul National University's School of Economics
June 01, 1999 -- Finance & Development, June 1999 - The Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies
By Bijan B. Aghevli - Until their sudden fall from grace in 1997, the countries hit hard by Asia's financial crisis—Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand—had been widely admired for their economic achievements and much favored by foreign investors. What happened, and is there a prescription for reducing the risk of future crises?
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Financial Market Update
July 07, 2010 -- Financial Market Update:
Despite generally improved economic conditions and a long period of healing after the failure of Lehman Brothers, progress toward global financial stability has recently experienced a setback. Sovereign risks in parts of the euro area have materialized and spread to the financial sector there, threatening to spill over to other regions and re-establish an adverse feedback loop with the economy. Further decisive follow-up is needed to the significant national and supranational policy responses that have been taken in order to strengthen confidence in the financial system and ensure continuation of the economic recovery. Text also available in: عربي; 中文; Español; Français; 日本語; Русский; and 한국어.
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IMF Survey Online
June 06, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Lagarde Calls for Greater Focus on Empowerment
More must be done to empower people to achieve their potential, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says in a London speech. She states that a vibrant economy must be built from the bottom up, from the empowerment of every single individual.
February 24, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF to Strengthen its Standing in Region, says new Asia Head
The IMF should be like a family doctor who has an ongoing, close relationship with the patient, and not an emergency physician who appears only at times of crisis, suggests the new Director of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department.
January 16, 2013 -- IMF Survey: Big and Small Financial Systems in Spotlight in 2013
What do Switzerland and the Kyrgyz Republic have in common? Both will get visits from teams of International Monetary Fund experts in 2013 to examine the safety and stability of their financial systems.
October 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Asian Youth Speak Out
Young people need greater voice in the global economic debate as they will inherit the legacy of choices made today, IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik told a seminar on Asian youth held during the 2012 IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo.
October 12, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Asian Youth Speak Out
Young people need greater voice in the global economic debate as they will inherit the legacy of choices made today, IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik told a seminar on Asian youth held during the 2012 IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo.
September 19, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Korea Confronts Global Headwinds with Strong Fiscal Position
Korea must guard against risks to its economic growth, particularly those posed by a possible escalation of the European debt crisis. But its strong fiscal position—including its relatively small public debt—and a robust institutional framework leave it well placed to tackle threats to growth, say IMF economists.
August 04, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Korea: Robust Expansion, But Further Tightening Needed
After weathering the global economic crisis, Korea’s economy is now expanding above potential. But, the IMF says in its regular review of the economy, the robust performance of this heavily export-dependent country is giving rise to worries about risks from overheating.
March 03, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Important Milestone Reached to Reinforce IMF Legitimacy
A package of measures, agreed in 2008 to strengthen the representation of dynamic economies in the IMF, has come into force. The reform provides for quota increases for 54 countries, with the largest gains going to emerging market countries. The reform will also enhance the influence of low-income countries in the IMF's decision-making.
November 05, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Board Approves Far-Reaching Governance Reforms
The IMF’s Executive Board approves far-reaching reforms of the way the IMF is run, a week before the Leaders of the Group of Twenty industrialized and emerging market economies are due to meet in Seoul, Korea, to discuss how best to strengthen the global recovery.
October 23, 2010 -- IMF Survey: G-20 Ministers Agree ‘Historic’ Reforms in IMF Governance
Ministers of the Group of Twenty industrialized and emerging market economies agree on proposed reforms that will shift country representation at the IMF toward large, dynamic emerging market and developing countries. European members of the IMF’s Executive Board will make room for more emerging market representation.
September 09, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Debt Managers Navigate Post-Crisis Risks
Officials managing trillions of dollars in government debt face anxious financial markets as concerns over sovereign risks and high public debt levels weigh on investors. Debt managers meeting in Stockholm in July agreed a set of principles for effective and transparent debt management.
September 01, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Urges Korea to Shift from Crisis Response to Medium-Term Challenges
Having recovered strongly from the global financial crisis, Korean authorities should now shift their focus from crisis management to paving the way for strong and sustainable growth, say IMF economists.
July 14, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Triggered Historic Financial Sector Changes—Banker
The recent financial crisis has severely damaged the standing of the Western world and accelerated the shift eastward in economic and geopolitical power, according to top banker Josef Ackermann. The Deutsche Bank head tells the Asia 21 Conference of “seismic shifts” boosting Asia’s importance.
July 13, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Reconstructing the World Economy
As the world emerges from the worst crisis in decades, a new IMF book presents a number of proposals for improving the stability of the global economy.
July 13, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Asia and IMF Forge Stronger Partnership
Wrapping up a two-day conference on Asia’s future, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn announces a set of commitments, labeled the “Daejeon Deliverables,” that he says will significantly strengthen the Asia-IMF partnership in a year that South Korea chairs the Group of Twenty.
July 12, 2010 -- IMF Survey: 'Second Engine of Growth' to Bolster Asian Leadership
Asia is playing an increasingly prominent role in the world economy, but to sustain its strong performance it needs to develop a “second engine of growth,” IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn says at the opening of a two-day conference in Korea titled "Asia 21: Leading the Way Forward."
July 12, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Chief Works to Transform Fund's Image in Asia
The head of the IMF addresses head on the thorny subject of the Asian crisis, describes how the Fund can help its Asian members, and reveals his human side with an explanation of his reasons for choosing economics as a career.
July 09, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Conference to Focus on Asia’s Leadership Role in Global Economy
The IMF is hoping to renew its relationship with Asia. In a bid to boost Asia’s role and voice in the global economy, the IMF and the government of Korea will host a landmark conference July 12-13 in the Korean city of Daejeon.
July 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Redefining Its Relationship with Asia
The IMF’s efforts to a forge a stronger, more collaborative partnership with Asia shift into top gear in the next two weeks, with a series of events in the region that include a conference co-hosted by the government of Korea and the IMF.
July 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: World Recovery Continues, But Risks Increase, Says IMF
Balancing the strong growth numbers for the first half of 2010 and the adverse impact of renewed financial turbulence, the IMF forecasts world growth to rise 4 ½ percent this year, but new uncertainties pose risks to financial stability and cast a cloud over the outlook
July 07, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Chief Signals New Chapter in Ties with Asia
IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn welcomes more than 20 ambassadors from Asia to a reception at the IMF’s Washington headquarters, ahead of a key conference in South Korea that the IMF hopes will signal a new chapter in relations with this dynamic region.
July 01, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Asia: Launching Pad for Tomorrow's Emerging Markets
Following in the footsteps of Asia’s dynamic emerging markets, low-income countries in the region are poised to become tomorrow’s emerging markets. This will help to propel Asia’s global economic leadership as it becomes the world’s largest economic region in about 20 years.
June 27, 2010 -- IMF Survey: G-20 Leaders Aim for Balanced Growth, Revival of Jobs
G-20 leaders backed measures to sustain the global recovery and said they would work together to encourage economic growth, promote job creation, and enhance global prosperity while strengthening the financial system and curbing worrying public deficits.
June 19, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Reinforce Two-Way Partnership With Asia
The Korean government and the IMF are jointly hosting a high-level international conference on Asia in Daejeon, Korea, July 12–13. The goal is to strengthen the two-way partnership and learning experience between Asia and the Fund, IMF Asia and Pacific Director Anoop Singh says in an interview.
February 25, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Post-crisis Rethink at Asia Conference
Top policymakers and academics from around Asia and G-20 countries have been meeting in Seoul to debate some of the most pressing issues to emerge from the worst economic slump since the Great Depression.
January 14, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Global Recovery Seems Stronger, But Still Fragile, Says IMF
October 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Several Countries Provide Funding to IMF for Poorer Nations
Several countries step forward to provide additional funding to support the IMF’s concessional lending to low-income countries that have been battered by the global economic crisis. IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn welcomes these commitments, and calls on other nations to come forward.
August 09, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Presses Korea to Continue Rebalancing Economy
The IMF expects the Korean economy to grow by 2½ percent in 2010 but calls on the authorities to continue with efforts to reorient the economy away from exports toward the domestic service sector.
August 09, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Presses Korea to Continue Rebalancing Economy
The International Monetary Fund expects the Korean economy to grow by 2½ percent in 2010 but calls on the authorities to continue to reorient the economy away from exports toward the domestic service sector.
March 27, 2009 -- IMF Survey: World Faces Crisis Crossroads at G-20 Summit, Says IMF
The world is at a crossroads as it faces its greatest economic crisis in 60 years, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn says during a trans-Atlantic video news conference. G-20 leaders who meet in London on April 2 have the opportunity to spur a recovery next year if they take the right action.
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.
February 05, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Urges G-20 States To Take More Decisive Action to Combat Crisis
The IMF urges the Group of Twenty industrialized and emerging market countries to take more decisive policy action to combat the corrosive global financial and economic crisis by bolstering demand and cleaning up the financial sector.
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IMF Surveys
January 31, 2008 -- IMF Survey:
Work Program, IMF Reform, Local Bond Markets, Lipsky Sees Slower Growth, Climate Change, Lipsky Interviewed, Fiscal Spending in G-7, Korea Health Check, Loan for Guinea, Technical Assistance, Indonesia, Chile's Economy, IEO, Conditionality, News Briefs PDF File Size: 774Kb
December 11, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF work agenda; Debt sustainability framework upgraded; interview on IMF financial work; Costa Rica, Trinidad & Tobago; IMF surveillance framework and IMF role; China: growth; Korea: knowledge-based economy; Research conference; fiscal federalism. PDF File Size: 757Kb
November 04, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Euro area prospects; Geithner on financial crises; Köhler visits Maghreb; IMF congratulates Brazil's President-Elect; developments in exchange rate regimes; lessons from Korean crisis; FDI in Mekong Delta; and microfinance institutions. PDF File Size: 673Kb
July 16, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
G7 on IMF role & reforms; UN special session on HIVAIDS; Fischer on Russian economy; Aninat on Spain & globalization; IMF approves Turkey drawing; Corruption Perceptions Index 2001; inflation targeting; IMF-KIEP conference on Korea crisis. PDF File Size: 617Kb
March 06, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
Nominations for IMF Managing Director; Interview with Claudio Loser; Tribute to Sir Joseph Gold; Pacific Island technical assistance; Finance & Development March issue; Sugisaki on the Caribbean; Conference on contagion; Emerging market prospects; Korean economic recovery. PDF File Size: 680Kb
May 24, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Camdessus on monetary system reforms, Asian recovery; development economics conference; Korean financial sector reforms; Bulgaria's currency board; foreign direct investment in Asian developing countries; and BIS on exchange, derivatives market activity. PDF File Size: 1452Kb
January 25, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
IMF assessment of programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand and press conferences by Jack Boorman; Brazil-IMF discussions; report on American Economic Assocation meeting; Camdessus on Asian crisis; and Portuguese banking reforms. PDF File Size: 577Kb
January 12, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
IMF accelerates disbursement to Korea, interim World Economic Outlook revises projections downward; Supplemental Reserve Facility; lessons from systemic bank restructuring efforts. PDF File Size: 409Kb
December 15, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: IMF Stand-By Arrangement with Korea, Fischer press conference on Korea, Camdessus on globalization and workers, trade liberalization and regional initiatives in Africa, and official financing for developing countries. PDF File Size: 546Kb
December 01, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: Camdessus visit to Southeast Asia; APEC communique on Asian crisis; framework for Asian regional cooperation; Korea requests IMF assistanace; lessons from Asian crisis; corruption and capital spending; institutional and regulatory reform needed in Russia; prospects for MENA; and avoiding public pension crises. PDF File Size: 334Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Oh-Seok Hyun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 169Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 478Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 298Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 349Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance of Korea,Rep.of
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 396Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Kyung-Wook Hur,First Vice Minister, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Korea on behalf of the Hon. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Finance Minister of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 350Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 52Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Peter Costello, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 40Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 303Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Tae-Shin Kwon, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 217Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 180Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 683Kb
October 02, 2004 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 96Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statements Hon. Peter Costello, MP, Australian Treasurer
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 575Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P. Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P., Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
April 20, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by Senator The Hon. Ian Campbell Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp Assistant Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
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Issues Briefs
April 01, 2008 -- Issues Brief - Reform of IMF Quotas and Voice: Responding to Changes in the Global Economy
On March 28, 2008, the Executive Board of the IMF endorsed a major package of reforms that will enhance the institution's governance. Once approved by the Fund's Board of Governors (they are expected to cast their votes by April 28), the agreement will adjust quota shares to better reflect the relative weight of member countries in the world economy, particularly that of dynamic emerging countries. It will also enhance the voice and representation of low-income countries within the IMF.
March 01, 2008 -- Issues Brief - Reform of IMF Quotas and Voice: Responding to Changes in the Global Economy
In September 2005, the IMF embarked on a wide-ranging program of modernization called the Medium-Term Strategy. One important element of the Strategy is governance reform, including adjusting quota shares to reflect better the relative weight of members in the world economy and enhancing the voice and participation of low-income members within the institution. This reform is critical for the continued effectiveness of the Fund.
March 26, 2001 -- Resolving and Preventing Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- An IMF Issues Brief
It is important to encourage the involvement of private sector creditors in the resolution of crises, by reaching cooperative solutions to payment problems. If efforts to reach agreement on a voluntary approach are not successful, creditors may have to accept some constraint on their immediate demands for repayment and shoulder some losses.
June 23, 2000 -- Recovery from the Asian Crisis and the Role of the IMF -- An IMF Issues Brief
This brief updates a paper entitled The IMF's Response to the Asian Crisis that was issued in January 1999.
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia - International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee, April 29, 2001
On behalf of the World Bank constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu and the IMF constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, the Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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Letters of Intent
July 12, 2000 -- Korea Letter of Intent and Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies for 2000, July 12, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 24, 1999 -- Korea Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies, November 24, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 10, 1999 -- Korea Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies, March 10, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 13, 1998 -- Korea Letter of Intent, November 13, 1998
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
July 24, 1998 -- Korea Letter of Intent, July 24, 1998
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
May 02, 1998 -- Korea Letter of Intent, May 2, 1998
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
February 07, 1998 -- Korea Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies, February 7, 1998
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 24, 1997 -- Korea Letter of Intent, December 24, 1997
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 03, 1997 -- Korea Letter of Intent, December 3, 1997
This Letter of Intent of the government of Korea describes the policies that Korea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF. That request was approved by the Executive Board of the IMF on December 4, 1997.
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Mission Concluding Statements
October 28, 2004 -- Republic of Korea -- Concluding Statement of the 2004 IMF 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.
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News Briefs
August 22, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Congratulates Korea on Early Repayment of 1997 Stand-By Credit
August 23, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Final Review of Korea Program
May 23, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit China, India, Indonesia, Korea and Thailand
December 17, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Board Completes Korea Review
April 07, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$245 Million Credit Tranche for Korea
December 14, 1998 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$1,022 Million Credit Tranche for Korea
December 09, 1998 -- News Brief: Korea Decides to Make Repurchases Under SRF Totaling US$2.8 Billion
December 24, 1997 -- News Brief: Korea Strengthens Economic Program; IMF to Activate Additional Financial Support
December 18, 1997 -- News Brief: IMF Executive Board Completes 1st Review of Korean Program: Activates Supplemental Reserve Facility
December 03, 1997 -- News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Conclusion of Talks with Korea on IMF Program
December 03, 1997 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Italy’s Participation in Korean Financing Package
November 21, 1997 -- News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Korea’s Request for IMF Assistance
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Other
July 16, 2013 -- Case Studies of Fiscal Councils - Functions and Impact
Subject: Fiscal policy | Belgium | Canada | Hungary | Korea, Republic of | Netherlands | Sweden | United States | Public finance | Financial management | Fiscal analysis | Cross country analysis
December 27, 2012 -- The Interaction of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies - Background Paper
Subject: Monetary policy | Brazil | Turkey | Korea, Republic of | United States | Macroprudential policy | Price stabilization | Inflation targeting | Financial stability | Financial systems | Background papers
March 14, 2012 -- Liberalizing Capital Flows and Managing Outflows - Background Paper
Subject: Capital flows | Korea, Republic of | Iceland | Russian Federation | Ukraine | Capital outflows | Capital controls | Emerging markets | Developing countries | Background papers
February 14, 2011 -- Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Supplementary Information
Subject: Reserves adequacy | Korea, Republic of | Emerging markets | Banks | Foreign exchange | External shocks | Reserves | Economic models
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
December 05, 1997 -- Republic of Korea IMF Stand-By Arrangement December 5, 1997
This document which is the property of Korea is being made available on the IMF website by agreement with the member as a service to users of the IMF website.
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Press Releases
January 22, 2014 -- IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
December 05, 2013 -- Korea Contributes US$15 Million to IMF Capacity Development Activities
December 05, 2013 -- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets President Park, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Hyun Oh-Seok and Other Senior Officials in Korea
November 26, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Visit Cambodia, Korea, and Myanmar
November 01, 2013 -- Statement at the End of Article IV Mission to the Republic of Korea
June 12, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2012 Article IV Consultation Mission to Korea
April 20, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Pledges by Australia, Korea, Singapore and the United Kingdom to Increase IMF Resources by About US$41 Billion
April 16, 2012 -- Press Release: Bank of Korea, BIS and IMF Conclude Joint Conference on Macro-Financial Linkages and Policy Implications
June 23, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Consultations on Managing Sovereign Risk and Public Debt Consider New Directions for Debt Management in Light of the Crisis and Principles for Portfolio Stress Testing
June 17, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Republic of Korea
February 16, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Signs SDR 500 Million Borrowing Agreement with the Bank of Korea to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries
November 12, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Welcomes G-20 Leaders' Seoul Action Plan
July 13, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of the Asia 21 High-Level Conference in Daejeon, Republic of Korea
July 06, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2010 Article IV Consultation Mission to Korea
April 19, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and South Korea to Co-Host Asia Regional Conference to Promote Cooperative Approach Toward Global Economic Challenges
January 14, 2010 -- Press Release: Korea and IMF to Co-Host a High-Level International Conference
December 08, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the Staff Visit to Korea
July 07, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2009 Article IV Consultation Mission to Korea
October 19, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Strauss-Kahn on Korea
July 11, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Consultation Mission to Korea
June 18, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the 2007 Article IV Consultation Discussions with Korea
June 09, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the 2006 Article IV Consultation Discussions with Korea
September 07, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement at the Conclusion of his Visit to Seoul
June 07, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Statement at the Conclusion of a Visit to Korea
October 13, 2004 -- Press Release: High-Level Conference on Financial Sector Issues in Emerging Markets in Asia: Role of the International Monetary Fund, October 11-12, 2004
February 26, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler's Statement During His Visit to Korea
February 19, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit Japan and Korea
December 04, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves SDR 15.5 Billion Stand-by Credit for Korea
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Public Information Notices
September 20, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 04, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 01, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 09, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 12, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 24, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 11, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 04, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes  2004 Article IV Consultation with Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 25, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 06, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 12, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Korea
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 02, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Post-Program Monitoring Discussion on Korea
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.
February 01, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Korea
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.
December 29, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Korea
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.
June 19, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Korea
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
October 14, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures—BOK-WIRE+ and KRX CPP
Series: Country Report No. 14/308
October 14, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 14/309
October 14, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Detailed Assessment of Compliance on the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 14/310
May 20, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 14/126
May 20, 2014 -- Republic of Korea: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 14/127
August 04, 2011 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/247
August 01, 2011 -- Financing Infrastructure in India: Macroeconomic Lessons and Emerging Market Case Studies
Author/Editor: Walsh, James P | Park, Chanho | Yu, Jiangyan
Series: Working Paper No. 11/181
August 01, 2011 -- Financial Linkages across Korean Banks
Author/Editor: Aydin, Burcu | Kim, Myeong-Suk | Moon, Ho-Seong
Series: Working Paper No. 11/201
March 01, 2011 -- Evaluating GDP Forecasting Models for Korea
Author/Editor: Zeng, Li
Series: Working Paper No. 11/53
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
September 01, 2010 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 10/271
July 27, 2010 -- Republic of Korea: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module
Series: Country Report No. 10/229
November 01, 2009 -- Countering the Cycle - The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Korea
Author/Editor: Eskesen, Leif Lybecker
Series: Working Paper No. 09/249
August 20, 2009 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/263
November 01, 2008 -- StressTesting Household Debt in Korea
Author/Editor: Karasulu, Meral
Series: Working Paper No. 08/255
September 11, 2008 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/296
January 01, 2008 -- Addressing Korea's Long-Term Fiscal Challenges
Author/Editor: Feyzioglu, Tarhan | Skaarup, Michael | Syed, Murtaza H.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/27
October 11, 2007 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/345
October 24, 2006 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/381
May 01, 2006 -- The Korean Crisis: What Did We Know and When Did We Know It? What Stress Tests of the Corporate Sector Reveal
Author/Editor: Jones, Matthew T. | Karasulu, Meral
Series: Working Paper No. 06/114
December 01, 2005 -- The END: A New Indicator of Financial and Nonfinancial Corporate Sector Vulnerability
Author/Editor: Chan-Lau, Jorge A. | Gravelle, Toni
Series: Working Paper No. 05/231
April 01, 2005 -- Central Bank Losses and Experiences in Selected Countries
Author/Editor: Dalton, John W. | Dziobek, Claudia Helene
Series: Working Paper No. 05/72
September 01, 2004 -- The Role of KAMCO in Resolving Nonperforming Loans in the Republic of Korea
Author/Editor: He, Dong
Series: Working Paper No. 04/172
August 01, 2004 -- A Re-examination of Korea's Trade Flows: What Has Changed and What Explains These Changes?
Author/Editor: Cheng, Kevin C.
Series: Working Paper No. 04/145
June 01, 2004 -- The Quality Effect: Does Financial Liberalization Improve the Allocation of Capital?
Author/Editor: Abiad, Abdul | Oomes, Nienke | Ueda, Kenichi
Series: Working Paper No. 04/112
February 25, 2004 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/45
January 01, 2004 -- How Private Creditors Fared in Emerging Debt Markets, 1970-2000
Author/Editor: Klingen, Christoph | Weder, Beatrice | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 04/13
December 01, 2003 -- From the Front lines at Seoul Bank: Restructuring and Reprivatization
Author/Editor: Kang, Chungwon
Series: Working Paper No. 03/235
September 03, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil
Author/Editor: Mansoor, Ali M. | Takagi, Shinji | Barnes, Kevin | Cohen, Benjamin H.
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
July 28, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil [Advance Copy]
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
May 15, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes -- Data Module; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessments Using Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 03/127
March 19, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/80
March 19, 2003 -- Republic of Korea: 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 Regulation, Insurance Regulation, Corporate Governance, and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 03/81
March 01, 2003 -- Did Output Recover from the Asian Crisis?
Author/Editor: Cerra, Valerie | Saxena, Sweta Chaman
Series: Working Paper No. 03/48
September 19, 2002 -- Korean Crisis and Recovery
Author/Editor: Coe, David T. | Kim, Se-Jik
September 19, 2002 -- Korean Crisis and Recovery
Author/Editor: Coe, David T. | Kim, Se-Jik
February 12, 2002 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/20
February 12, 2002 -- Republic of Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/20
February 01, 2002 -- International Capital Crunches: The Time-Varying Role of Informational Asymmetries
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka | Taylor, Mark P.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/43
February 01, 2002 -- The Output Decline in Asian Crisis Countries: Investment Aspects
Author/Editor: Greene, Joshua E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/25
February 01, 2002 -- International Capital Crunches: The Time-Varying Role of Informational Asymmetries
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka | Taylor, Mark P.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/43
February 01, 2002 -- The Output Decline in Asian Crisis Countries: Investment Aspects
Author/Editor: Greene, Joshua E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/25
February 01, 2002 -- Growth and Convergence in a Two-Region Model: The Hypothetical Case of Korean Unification
Author/Editor: Funke, Michael | Strulik, Holger
Series: Working Paper No. 02/26
November 01, 2001 -- Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Five Asian Countries: Filling in the "Hollow Middle"?
Author/Editor: Hernández, Leonardo | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 01/170
November 01, 2001 -- Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Five Asian Countries: Filling in the "Hollow Middle"?
Author/Editor: Hernández, Leonardo | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 01/170
October 01, 2001 -- Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 01/152
October 01, 2001 -- From Crisis to Recovery in Korea: Strategy, Achievements, and Lessons
Author/Editor: Chopra, Ajai | Kang, Kenneth | Karasulu, Meral | Liang, Hong | Ma, Henry | Richards, Anthony J.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/154
October 01, 2001 -- Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 01/152
October 01, 2001 -- From Crisis to Recovery in Korea: Strategy, Achievements, and Lessons
Author/Editor: Chopra, Ajai | Kang, Kenneth | Karasulu, Meral | Liang, Hong | Ma, Henry | Richards, Anthony J.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/154
July 17, 2001 -- Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/101
July 17, 2001 -- Korea: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/101
March 30, 2000 -- Millennium: The IMF in the New Century -- A Video
Notes: View the full-length video
February 15, 2000 -- Republic of Korea: Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/10
February 15, 2000 -- Republic of Korea: Economic and Policy Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/11
January 01, 2000 -- Financial Crisis and Credit Crunch in Korea - Evidence from Firm-Level Data
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Lee, Jong-Wha
Series: Working Paper No. 00/25
October 01, 1999 -- Monitoring Banking Sector Fragility - A Multivariate Logit Approach
Author/Editor: Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli | Detragiache, Enrica
Series: Working Paper No. 99/147
June 30, 1999 -- IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand
Author/Editor: Lane, Timothy D. | Ghosh, Atish R. | Hamann, A. Javier | Phillips, Steven | Schulze-Gattas, Marianne | Tsikata, T. M.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 178
March 01, 1999 -- The Korean Financial Crisis of 1997 - A Strategy of Financial Sector Reform
Author/Editor: Baliño, Tomás J. T. | Ubide, Angel J.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/28
February 01, 1999 -- Credit Allocation and Financial Crisis in Korea
Author/Editor: Borensztein, Eduardo | Lee, Jong-Wha
Series: Working Paper No. 99/20
January 01, 1999 -- Inflation Targeting in Korea - An Empirical Exploration
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/7
November 01, 1998 -- Financial Market Contagion in the Asian Crisis
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur | Goldfajn, Ilan
Series: Working Paper No. 98/155
October 01, 1998 -- Corporate Debt Restructuring in East Asia-Some Lessons from International Experience
Author/Editor: Stone, Mark R.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 98/13
September 15, 1998 -- Republic of Korea - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/73
September 15, 1998 -- Republic of Korea - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/74
December 01, 1997 -- Money, Wages and Inflation in Middle-Income Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/174
November 01, 1997 -- Sequencing Capital Account Liberalization - Lessons from the Experiences in Chile, Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
Author/Editor: Johnston, R. B. | Darbar, Salim M. | Echeverria, Claudia
Series: Working Paper No. 97/157
May 01, 1997 -- Experiences with Monetary Integration and Lessons for Korean Unification
Author/Editor: Kwon, Goohoon
Series: Working Paper No. 97/65
April 01, 1997 -- Determinants of Korean Trade Flows and their Geographical Destination
Author/Editor: Giorgianni, Lorenzo | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria
Series: Working Paper No. 97/54
January 23, 1997 -- Korea - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/136
January 23, 1997 -- Korea - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/137
December 01, 1996 -- Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate: Analytical Framework and Econometric Evidence
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/137
October 01, 1996 -- Current Account Sustainability - Selected East Asian and Latin American Experiences
Author/Editor: Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Razin, Assaf
Series: Working Paper No. 96/110
May 01, 1996 -- Implications of a Surge in Capital Inflows - Available Tools and Consequences for the Conduct of Monetary Policy
Author/Editor: Lee, Jang-Yung
Series: Working Paper No. 96/53
February 01, 1996 -- "The Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Developing Countries: Brazil and Korea"
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W. | Roldos, Jorge E.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/20
January 02, 1996 -- Korea - Background Papers
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/136
Notes: This report on Korea was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Korea, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
January 02, 1996 -- Korea - Statistical Tables
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/137
Notes: These statistical tables on Korea were prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Korea, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
January 01, 1995 -- The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries: A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 95/9
January 01, 1995 -- The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries: A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985
Author/Editor: Shirai, Sayuri
Series: Working Paper No. 95/9
November 01, 1993 -- Financial Liberalization and the Information Content of Money in Indonesia, Korea, and the Philippines
Author/Editor: Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 93/88
November 01, 1991 -- Dynamic Capital Mobility in Pacific Basin Developing Countries - Estimation and Policy Implications
Author/Editor: Faruqee, Hamid
Series: Working Paper No. 91/115
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 39, No. 3, September 1992.
March 01, 1991 -- Price Pressure Gaps - An Application of P* Using Korean Data
Author/Editor: Corker, Robert J. | Haas, Richard D.
Series: Working Paper No. 91/26
August 15, 1985 -- A Case of Successful Adjustment: Korea's Experience During 1980-84
Author/Editor: Aghevli, Bijan B. | Márquez-Ruarte, Jorge
Series: Occasional Paper No. 39
August 15, 1985 -- A Case of Successful Adjustment: Korea's Experience During 1980-84
Author/Editor: Aghevli, Bijan B. | Márquez-Ruarte, Jorge
Series: Occasional Paper No. 39
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Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes
January 23, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC): Republic of Korea -- Fiscal Transparency
This report provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in Korea.
January 23, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC): Republic of Korea -- Table of Contents
This report provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in Republic of Korea.
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Speeches
April 04, 2014 -- 10th ASEAN Central Bank Governors' Meeting (ACGM), Presentation by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director
December 05, 2013 -- Securing the Future for Korea-An Address to Seoul National University, By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
June 03, 2013 -- "The Financial Crisis, Capital Flows, and Global Liquidity" Keynote Speech by Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Bank of Korea International Conference 2013, Seoul, Korea, June 3, 2013
April 07, 2013 -- "Fulfilling the Asian Dream—Lasting Growth and Shared Prosperity" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
April 03, 2013 -- 9th ASEAN Central Bank Governors' Meeting, Presentation by Naoyuki Shinohara,Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
March 27, 2012 -- Global and Regional Economic Outlook and the Role of Integration in Asia, speech by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director
February 07, 2011 -- Public Lecture on Global and Regional Economic Prospects by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF's Deputy Managing Director
January 08, 2011 -- US Fiscal Policy and the Global Outlook, Speech by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF, at the American Economic Association Annual Meetings, Roundtable on "The United States in the World Economy", Denver
December 08, 2010 -- The Triple Comeback -- the Impact of the Financial Crisis on Global Economic Governance, Speech by By Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
November 23, 2010 -- The Post-Summit Prospects for Policy Cooperation, Remarks by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Delivered at the Economic Club of New York
September 15, 2010 -- Prospects for International Economic Cooperation, Remarks by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
July 27, 2010 -- Transforming Asia's Low-Income Countries into Tomorrow's Emerging Markets, Speech by Min Zhu, Special Advisor to the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Daejeon, Sourth Korea
July 27, 2010 -- The G-20 Agenda: Looking to Seoul, Remarks by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
July 12, 2010 -- Asia and the Global Economy: Leading the Way Forward in the 21st Century, Opening Remarks by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the IMF, at the Asia 21 Conference - Daejeon, Korea – July 12, 2010
May 19, 2010 -- Systemic Challenges for Global Finance and Priorities for Reform, Remarks by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF, delivered at the seminar, Reshaping the Global Financial Landscape:Implications for Asia
March 03, 2010 -- Recovering from the Global Crisis: Exit Policies and Challenges Ahead, by Murilo Portugal, IMF Deputy Managing Director, at the Australian School of Business
March 02, 2010 -- Outlook for the World Economy and Policy challenges Ahead: A Multi-speed Recovery, Keynote Address by Murilo Portugal, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE), Outlook 2010 Conference, Canberra
February 25, 2010 -- Reconstructing the World Economy, Opening Remarks at the Korea Development Institute (KDI)/IMF Conference by John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
November 11, 2009 -- Lessons Learned from Regulatory and Supervisory Responses to the Crisis, Remarks by Mr. José Viñals, Financial Counselor and Director, International Monetary Fund
At the G-20 Reform Initiatives: Implications for the Future of Financial Regulation, Seoul, Korea
October 21, 2009 -- Impact of the Global Financial Crisis and Its Implications for the East Asian Economy, Keynote Speech by Mr. Takatoshi Kato, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, At the Korea International Financial Association, First International Conference
May 12, 2009 -- Why Has Asia Been Hit So Hard By The Global Economic and Financial Crisis? Presentation by Mr. Takatoshi Kato, Deputy Managing Director, IMF, at the Eighteenth General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council
September 29, 2006 -- Financial Markets and Economic Growth, by Anne O. Krueger, Special Advisor to the Managing Director
Tokyo
September 19, 2006 -- An Enduring Need: The Importance of Multilateralism in the 21st Century, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger
May 03, 2006 -- The New Economic Century: Experience and Opportunity in the Reform Process, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Address To The Fraser Institute, Vancouver, Canada
May 02, 2006 -- A Remarkable Prospect: Opportunities and Challenges for the Modern Global Economy, McKenna Lecture by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
April 06, 2006 -- The World Economy at the Start of the 21st Century, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Annual Gilbert Lecture, Rochester University, New York
February 23, 2006 -- Evolution not Revolution: The Changing Role of the IMF in the Global Economy, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Address to International Development Club, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
December 14, 2005 -- Still Achieving, Still Pursuing: The Global Consequences of Asian Growth, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given to the Asia Society, Hong Kong
December 01, 2005 -- Mutual Reinforcement: Economic Policy Reform and Financial Market Strength, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the IASE/NBER Conference: Inaugural Lecture, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
November 17, 2005 -- From Despair to Hope: The Challenge of Promoting Poverty Reduction, A Lecture by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Presented at the Annual Boehm-Bawerk Lecture, University of Innsbruck
October 20, 2005 -- Globalization and the New Priorities of the IMF, Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
At Circulo de Economía, Barcelona, Spain
October 07, 2005 -- Convinced By Commonsense -- Or Why We Need Economics, Keynote Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the National Council For Economic Education, Annual Conference 2005, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
June 30, 2005 -- Mutual Interdependence: Asia and the World Economy, Address By Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
To the Institute for Global Economics, Seoul, Korea
June 09, 2005 -- The Time is Always Ripe: Rushing Ahead with Economic Reform in Africa, Lecture by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Lecture to the Economic Society of South Africa
May 09, 2005 -- 'Tis Not Too Late to Seek a Newer World: What Globalization Offers the Poor, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given to Oxford Union, Oxford
April 19, 2005 -- Trade Policy and the Strategy for Global Insertion, Speech by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Latin America in the Global Economy, Notre Dame, Indiana
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
March 17, 2005 -- Prospering in a Globalized Economy, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
At the Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, India
January 14, 2005 -- Shared Experience: What Reforming Economies Have in Common, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At a Public Lecture of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Delhi, India
December 04, 2004 -- Tackling Poverty and Delivering Growth: The Importance of a Sound Financial System, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
to the Lagos Business School, Lagos, Nigeria
December 02, 2004 -- Can the East Asian Miracle Persist?, Remarks by Takatoshi Kato, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School and East Asian Studies Department
November 10, 2004 -- Banking Needs of A Global Economy, Keynote Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
at the Bankers Conference, New Delhi, India
October 04, 2004 -- Opening Remarks by Anne O Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Lunch for African Governors of the IMF, Washington DC
September 10, 2004 -- De Tocqueville's "Dangerous Moment": The Importance Of Getting Reforms Right, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the World Economy Lecture, University Of Nottingham
August 27, 2004 -- Virtuous in Old Age: How the IFIs Can Help Prepare for Demographic Change, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Jackson Hole Symposium, Jackson Hole
August 25, 2004 -- Proving Keats Wrong: The IMF as a Guardian of International Financial Stability, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Pacific Council on International Policy, San Francisco
August 21, 2004 -- "The Georgeous East": What the Asian Economies Can Teach the World, Keynote Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Director of the International Monetary Fund
At the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Business Conference, Shanghai
June 15, 2004 -- Trade, Jobs and Growth: Why You Can't Have One Without the Others, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Reuters Trade, Globalization and Outsourcing Conference, New York City
June 14, 2004 -- The IMF at 60 -- Evolving Challenges, Evolving Role, Opening Remarks By Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, Managing Director, IMF
At Conference on "Dollars, Debts and Deficits-60 Years After Bretton Woods", Madrid
June 04, 2004 -- Letting the Future In: India's Continuing Reform Agenda, Address by Anne O. Krueger, Acting Managing Director, IMF
Keynote Speech to Stanford India Conference
February 27, 2004 -- Northeast Asia: Seizing the Opportunities of Globalization -- Speech by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
At the International Conference on a New Vision and Strategy Under Changing Leadership in Northeast Asia, Seoul
January 16, 2004 -- The Rewards of Virtue, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF
Opening Remarks to the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy-International Monetary Fund Conference, Fiscal Policy in India, New Delhi, India
October 24, 2003 -- Can the Tide Turn? Address by Raghuram G. Rajan, Economic Counselor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Remarks at A Conference on "The Legacy of Milton and Rose Friedman's Free to Choose: Economic Liberalism at the Turn of the Twenty First Century" -- Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
September 03, 2003 -- Asia's Emerging Markets: a Growing Force in the World Economy by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
August 13, 2003 -- Dismantling Barriers and Building Safeguards: Achieving Prosperity in an Age of Globalization, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Heinz Arndt Memorial Lecture, Canberra
July 15, 2003 -- Life with the IMF: Indonesia's Choices for the Future by Jack Boorman and Andrea Richter Hume
This paper was presented at the 15th Congress of the Indonesian Economists Association, Malang, indonesia
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
March 05, 2003 -- Asia--Economic Outlook and Policy Challenges, Remarks by David Burton, Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
Delivered to the Singapore Press Club and the Singapore Foreign Correspondents' Association, Singapore
August 29, 2001 -- Stanley Fischer -- Farewell Dinner Speech
June 01, 2001 -- Asia and the IMF -- Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore
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 15, 2000 -- Strengthening Crisis Prevention: The Role of Contingent Credit Lines -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Banco de Mexico, Mexico City
February 02, 2000 -- Presentation by Stanley Fischer to the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission
The recent crises have posed difficult new challenges, to which we responded swiftly; we are now seeing the benefits of most of the policies we recommended. But the crises also revealed the need for reform of the Fund and its activities. The process of reform is now well under way, but far from complete.
January 25, 2000 -- The Unfinished Reform Agenda in Asia: How Much Does it Matter in the Context of Renewed Growth? -- Address by Hubert Neiss
Given at the IMF Media Seminar, Singapore
December 02, 1999 -- Crisis, Restructuring, and Recovery in Korea -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Conference on Economic Crisis and Restructuring, Seoul, Korea
November 27, 1999 -- From the Crises of the 1990s to the New Millennium -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given to the International Graduate School of Management (IESE) Palacio de Congresos, Madrid, Spain.
October 18, 1999 -- The Road to a Sustainable Recovery in Asia -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Remarks prepared for delivery at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in Singapore, October 18 1999
July 05, 1999 -- After-crisis thoughts on poverty alleviation and peace for development -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the High-Level Segment of the 1999 Substantive Session of the UN Economic and Social Council, Geneva
June 17, 1999 -- The Asian Crisis: the Return of Growth -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at a dinner of the Asia Society, Hong Kong
June 09, 1999 -- Preventing and Resolving Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Bretton Woods Committee 1999 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
May 20, 1999 -- Sustaining Asia’s Recovery from Crisis - Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the 34th South East Asian Central Banks Governors’ Conference Seoul, Korea
May 14, 1999 -- The Reform of Global Exchange and Financial Systems Since the Eruption of the Asian Crisis - Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Presented at the International Conference on Central Banking Policies, Macau
April 28, 1999 -- The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Some Lessons -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at the Conference of the Economic Strategy Institute, Washington DC
April 23, 1999 -- The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Lessons for Eastern Europe and Asia -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at the EastWest Institute conference, New York
March 06, 1999 -- Reforming the International Monetary System - Address by Mr. Alassane D. Ouattara
Given at the Academie de la Paix et de la Securité Internationale Conference on Crises and International Security, Monaco
March 05, 1999 -- Economic Crisis and Recovery in Asia and its Implications for the International Financial System - Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Presented at the Meeting on Development Cooperation: Responding to the Asia Crisis, Sydney, Australia
February 24, 1999 -- Looking Beyond Today's Financial Crisis: Moving Forward with International Financial Reform - Address by Michel Camdessus
Presented at the Foreign Policy Association, New York
January 22, 1999 -- Globalization and the Third Millennium: Challenges and Issues -- Address by Mr. Alassane D. Ouattara
Presented to the CERAM Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
January 21, 1999 -- Human Dimensions of the Asian Economic Crisis by Peter S. Heller
Presentation to World Bank Regional Meeeting on Social Issues Arising from the East Asia Crisis and Policy Implications for the Future, Bangkok
January 16, 1999 -- Economic and Financial Situation in Asia: Latest Developments - Background paper prepared for presentation by Michel Camdessus
Presented at the Asia-Europe Finance Ministers Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany
January 03, 1999 -- On the Need for an International Lender of Last Resort -- Stanley Fischer
This is a slightly revised version of a paper prepared for delivery at the joint luncheon of the American Economic Association and the American Finance Association
November 10, 1998 -- The IMF and Developing Countries: from Myths to Realities -- Address by Alassane D. Ouattara
Given at the Bank Lyonnaise and the European Geopolitical Conference on the Challenges of North-South Relations at the Dawn of the 21st Century, Lyon, France
November 09, 1998 -- Reforming the International Monetary System -- Stanley Fischer
This is a revised, but still preliminary, draft of material presented as the David Finch Lecture, Melbourne
September 29, 1998 -- Recovery from Financial Crisis: Macroeconomic Policy Alternatives for Equitable Growth--Speech by Jack Boorman
Given at the North-South Institute, Ottawa, Canada
September 15, 1998 -- Crisis in Emerging Market Economies: the Road to Recovery -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Remarks given at the European-American Business Council
September 10, 1998 -- Economic Crises and the Financial Sector -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Conference on Deposit Insurance
July 14, 1998 -- The Outlook for Japan and its Global Implications -- Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Given at the Kobe University/IMF Symposium - Towards the Restoration of Sound Banking Systems in Japan - its Global Implications, Kobe, Japan
July 06, 1998 -- Bolstering Market Access of Developing Countries in a Globalized World -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the High-Level Meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council, New York
June 19, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis and Implications for Other Economies - Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery at the seminar on The Brazilian and the World Economic Outlook organized by Internews, Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 27, 1998 -- Challenges Facing the Transition Economies of Central Asia--Address by Michel Camdessus
Address given at a conference on Challenges to Economies in Transition, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
May 05, 1998 -- Australia and Asia in the Global Economy--Address by Michel Camdessus
Address at the Australia Unlimited Round Table, Melbourne, Australia
May 04, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis: Origins and Lessons--Address by Alassane D. Ouattara
Address given at the Royal Academy of Morocco Seminar on "Why Have the Asian Dragons Caught Fire?"
April 20, 1998 -- ABCDE: Tenth Conference - Address by Stanley Fischer
This paper was prepared for the World Bank's Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics, Washington, D.C.
April 08, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis, the IMF, and the Japanese Economy
These remarks were prepared for delivery at the Asahi Shimbun symposium, "The Asian Economic Crisis and the Role of Japan", held in Tokyo, Japan.
April 02, 1998 -- Is The Asian Crisis Over? - Address by Michel Camdessus
Speech given at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
March 21, 1998 -- Enhancing Global Economic Security--Address by Alassane D. Ouattara
Address given at the Academie de la Paix et de la Securité Internationale Conference on Globalization and International Security, Monaco
March 20, 1998 -- The IMF and the Asian Crisis - Address by Stanley Fischer
This paper was prepared for delivery at the Forum Funds Lecture at UCLA.
March 12, 1998 -- Reflections on the IMF and the International Monetary System Address by Michel Camdessus
Remarks to the Economic Club of Washington, Washington, D.C.
March 09, 1998 -- Capital Account Liberalization and the Role of the Fund - Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Remarks at the IMF Seminar on Capital Account Liberalization, Washington, D.C.
March 06, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis and the World Economy--Address by Alassane D. Ouattara
Address given at the Ministry of Finance and Planning Conference on Economic Recovery through Capital Market Development, Kingston, Jamaica
February 07, 1998 -- Reflections on the Crisis in Asia--Address by Michel Camdessus
Remarks to the Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 24, Caracas, Venezuela
February 06, 1998 -- The IMF and its Programs in Asia--Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York
January 30, 1998 -- Economic Crises in Asia--Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Address given at the 1998 Harvard Asia Business Conference, Harvard Business School
January 22, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis: A View from the IMF--Address by Stanley Fischer
Remarks given at the Midwinter Conference of the Bankers' Association for Foreign Trade
January 21, 1998 -- The IMF and Good Governance--Address by Michel Camdessus
Speech given to Transparency International, Paris, France
January 21, 1998 -- Korea's Economic Adjustments Under the IMF-supported Program--Presentation by Kunio Saito
Presentation at the Sogan University/Korea Economic Daily Conference
December 08, 1997 -- Symposium on Capital Flows and Financial System Stability in Asia--Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Institute for International Monetary Affairs - International Monetary Fund, Tokyo, Japan
December 02, 1997 -- Making Globalization Work for Workers--Address by Michel Camdessus
Address given to the 24th Congress of the World Confederation of Labor, Bangkok, Thailand
December 02, 1997 -- Rebuilding Confidence in Asia--Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Speech to the ASEAN Business Forum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 28, 1997 -- The Asian Crisis and the International Response -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Institute of Advanced Business Studies (IESE) of the University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain
June 13, 1997 -- The Agenda for Global Financial Cooperation
Address by Michel Camdessus to the Association of Japanese Business Studies, Washington, D.C.
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Staff Papers
December 18, 2001 -- IMF Staff Papers - December 2001 - Inflation Targeting in Korea: An Empirical Exploration By Alexander W. Hoffmaister
The revised Bank of Korea (BOK) Act states that the primary goal of monetary policy is price stability and recently monetary policy has moved toward an inflation targeting framework. This study explores some of the practical aspects that need to be considered for this move.
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Transcripts
October 31, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
November 21, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
October 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook
January 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook For Asian Countries
May 19, 2011 -- 10th Annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture (Transcript), “Global Recovery and Global Cooperation: The Challenges Ahead”, Peterson Institute for International Economics, John Lipsky - Acting Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
February 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn following the Group of 20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Paris, France
November 12, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on the Outcome of the G-20 Leaders’ Summit
November 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on IMF Reforms by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director
October 23, 2010 -- Transcript: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and First Deputy Managing Director John Lipksy at the conclusion of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in Gyeongju, Korea
October 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacific
October 09, 2010 -- Transcript of G-24 Press Conference
September 03, 2010 -- Transcript of a conference call with IMF First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky
September 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on 2010 Article IV Consultation with Korea
August 30, 2010 -- Transcript of a conference call with IMF First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky
July 23, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 08, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook and Global Financial Stability Report Updates with Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, and José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, with Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations
July 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 20, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacificb by Anoop Singh, Director, Asia and Pacific Department with Masahiko Takeda, Deputy Director, and Kalpana Kochhar, Deputy Director
April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook
February 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Briefing of Asia Press by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, and Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations
November 29, 2007 -- Transcript of a Book Forum: "One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions, and Economy Growth"
September 06, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press conference by Masood Ahmed, Director of the External Relations Department, IMF
June 01, 2007 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: New Perspectives on Financial Globalization
May 10, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed
November 10, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Economic Forum: How Does Capital Account Liberalization Affect Economic Growth?
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the Chair of the Group of 24 Ministers
May 18, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum: China's and India's Recent Experience With Reform and Growth
February 08, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth
November 04, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum--Reforming the IMF: Governance and the Executive Board
August 25, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
August 24, 2005 -- Transcript of Video/Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato, Washington, D.C. and Singapore
August 03, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
November 05, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries --The Mundell-Fleming Lecture, IMF Annual Research Conference
October 19, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum, China In The Global Economy: Prospects and Challenges
June 08, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum, Does the IMF always prescribe fiscal austerity? Are targets too tight?
November 07, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Capital Flow Cycles: Old and New Challenges
April 29, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Does IMF Fiscal Policy Advice End Up Hurting The Poor?
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 24, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are presently in very intensive and detailed discussions with the authorities. As you know, a team of senior Argentine authorities--officials led by Mr. Nielsen-- was in Washington until recently, and we have maintained close contact with them and the authorities since their return.
August 29, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This is another of our regular press briefings, although it is our first briefing since August 1st. We'll be moving back to a two-week schedule at this point now that the Executive Board recess has ended.
April 18, 2002 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, IMF
December 19, 2001 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: IMF Conditionality: How Much is Enough?
April 05, 2001 -- Transcript -- Economic Forum - Governing Global Finance: The Role of Civil Society
The panel that is here today will focus their presentations on the core questions of the project, namely, to assess the benefits and drawbacks of civil society engagement with global finance to date; and to suggest steps to maximize the benefits and minimize the shortcomings of civil society involvement in global finance.
March 12, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director,External Relations Department
No real announcements. On Friday, March 16th, we'll open press registration for the Spring Meetings. The forms, registration forms, and information about the Meetings are on the Fund and World Bank websites
February 02, 2001 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department, February 2, 2001
There will be a memorial lecture delivered at Fund Headquarters in honor of former Monetary Affairs and Exchange Relations Director, Manuel Guitián, who passed away some months ago. The Managing Director and Mr. Fischer will offer opening remarks, along with some other friends of Mr. Guitián, and then the lecture itself will be delivered by Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell.
October 12, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
With regard to recent events concerning the Serbia and Montenegro, in recent days, members of the new team in the FRY have indicated publicly their interest in joining all international financial institutions, including the Fund.
August 07, 2000 -- Transcript of a Question and Answer Session Following an Address by Horst Köhler on The IMF in a Changing World
Includes about 30 minutes of questions and answers.
April 13, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Mr. Stanley Fischer, IMF Acting Managing Director
This is the traditional Managing Director's press briefing for the Spring Meetings.
February 08, 2000 -- Transcript of IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus' Farewell Press Conference
My only purpose this morning is to bid farewell to all of you and to tell you my thanks for your attitude toward the Fund, and myself, during my long stay here.
September 30, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Given at the conclusion of the 1999 Annual Meetings
September 25, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Report on Financial Sector Crisis and Restructuring: Lessons from Asia
The conclusions that are described in this paper are preliminary, because this is not over yet. So this is what we have learned so far, but over time there are more lessons to come.
September 09, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 1999 Annual Report of the IMF
The Annual Report is a report on our work program, and that consisted mainly, as it always does, of surveillance, lending activities, and technical assistance activities in a variety of areas to our many member countries.
June 08, 1999 -- Transcript of an IMF videoconference with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
Jointly organized IMF/Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) videoconference on: the most recent World Economic Outlook, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Reduction Initiative known as the HIPC Initiative, and the Reform of the International Financial System, or the new architecture.
May 03, 1999 -- Transcript of a Video Conference with Hong Kong and Singapore Journalists by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
We've just completed our spring Interim Committee meetings, and the contrast between the atmosphere this time and the atmosphere last October when we had the Annual Meetings was extraordinary.
February 10, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Fischer with the University of California San Diego Economic Roundtable
We are at a time when so many emerging market countries are in trouble and when one of the three largest economies in the world, Japan, is in trouble that the U.S. economy continues to do spectacularly well.
January 22, 1999 -- Opening Statement by Asia and Pacific Department Director Hubert Neiss at a Press Conference on IMF Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
It might be useful to discuss with you, face-to-face, the IMF’s role in dealing with the Asian Crisis; and, together with Mr. Moghadam, answer your questions.
January 19, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Boorman with Asian Journalists on the IMF's Review of IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
As you know, we are releasing today this new study called "IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand: A Preliminary Assessment."
January 19, 1999 -- IMF Press Conference of Mr. Boorman on the IMF's Review of IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
This briefing is about the first assessment that the IMF staff has carried out on recent IMF-supported programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand, a document that has been made available to you.
December 21, 1998 -- Press Conference by Michael Mussa on the Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook and International Capital Markets
Transcript of a press conference on the Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook and International Capital Markets.
October 29, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Video Conference on Southern Africa by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
I'm looking forward to discussing your questions about the economy of Southern Africa and about the work and the views of the IMF. I'd like to touch on what happened in the Fifty-Third Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank that finished precisely three weeks ago.
October 15, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Teleconference with Hong Kong SAR and Singapore by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
We finished the Annual Meetings at the end of last week, and the focus there was on two things. The first was the new international economic, financial architecture, the other part was about the question of how to deal with the current crisis before there's time to make a lot of change in the architecture.
October 03, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference of Mr. J. Boorman on Strengthening the Architecture of the International Monetary System
Discussion of IMF work on the architecture of the international monetary system, the context in which the work was done, how it relates to work being done elsewhere and where the IMF is with it.
October 02, 1998 -- Transcript: Capital Account Liberalization: What's the Best Stance?
From an Economic Forum with Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Cooper, Barry Eichengreen, Ricardo Hausmann, Michael Mussa, moderated by J. (Onno) de Beaufort Wijnholds.
October 01, 1998 -- Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Transcript of a press conference held prior to the 1998 Annual Meetings
October 01, 1998 -- Remarks by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director IMF at the World Economic Development Council
What I would like to do today is to address all of these closely related issues--the global system, the multilateral institutions, and the questions about the role and future of the IMF.
September 30, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director Research Department
Transcript of a press conference on the October 1998 World Economic Outlook
September 04, 1998 -- Press Conference on Latin America of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director, IMF, James Wolfensohn, President World Bank, and Enrique Iglesias, President IADB
Press Conference held at the end of the regional surveillance meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of 11 countries in the Western Hemisphere. In addition to the representatives of these 11 countries, the meeting was attended by the IBRD and the Inter American Development Bank.
May 04, 1998 -- IMF Press Briefing on First Review of Indonesia's Economic Program
Welcome to this briefing by Mr. Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF on the completion this afternoon by the IMF's Executive Board of the first review under the standby arrangement for Indonesia.
April 16, 1998 -- Press Conference of Philippe Maystadt, Chairman of the Interim Committee and IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
As you know, the Interim Committee has focused its work on the strengthening that could be brought to the architecture of the international monetary system, and as usual we also had a discussion on the issues raised in the World Economic Outlook, with a special emphasis on the situation of the countries at the center of the crisis.
April 14, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
It is a great pleasure to elcome you to the opening press conference for this Interim Committee meeting by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Michel Camdessus. It is a pleasure, also, to introduce to his right Mr. Stanley Fischer, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.
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.
April 08, 1998 -- Transcript of Press Conference by Stanley Fischer
This press conference is going to be a bit of a struggle, I'm sure, since you're going to want to know all about Indonesia, and I want to talk also about other things.
January 16, 1998 -- Press Conference by Mr. Michel Camdessus, Managing Director of the Intenational Monetary Fund
Transcript of a Press Conference held on January 16, 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
December 19, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michael Mussa, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department
I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research of the International Monetary Fund, who will present the IMF staff's Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook.
December 18, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
But there are a few items on which I owe you a few explanations. One is the important initiative of Japan yesterday in the fiscal and banking areas--an initiative we do welcome here. Second, in the Fund these last few days, we have been quite busy with the adoption of a new instrument for the IMF to be even more effective in addressing what we call here the crisis of the 21st Century. But as the 21st Century has started 2 years ago or 3 years ago in Mexico, we will immediately utilize this instrument for the continuation of our program in Korea.
December 05, 1997 -- Press Conference of Stanley Fischer
A briefing by Mr. Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director on the stand-by arrangement for Korea which the Executive Board of the Fund approved last evening.
April 24, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
As usual, I might tell you what is the agenda that we will suggest the Ministers and Governors adopt next Monday at the Interim Committee. In addition to discussing the World Economic Outlook in the morning session, Ministers will also review our progress in strengthening surveillance and our progress on the standards for dissemination of economic and financial data.
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Views & Commentaries
January 02, 2013 -- IMF Managing Director's Interview with Maeil Business: S. Korea needs to pursue ‘different kind of growth’ to promote fairness, efficiency -IMF Chief
February 03, 2009 -- Korea, Navigating through the Global Headwinds, An article by Anoop Singh, Director, Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund
Published in Yonhap News Agency (Korea)
April 30, 2007 -- Emerging Asia: Thriving in the Global Financial System, By David Burton, Director of the International Monetary Fund's Asia and Pacific Department, Op-Ed published in Donga Ilbo
February 10, 2003 -- The IMF Strikes Back, By Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Published in Foreign Policy Magazine
June 17, 2002 -- The Role of Fiscal Policy in Crisis Situations -- Response to Point de vue de Joseph E. Stiglitz, "L'actualité de Keynes," By Flemming Larsen, Director, IMF Office in Europe
Published in Les Echos
February 12, 2002 -- Good Corporate Governance is Mere Common Sense - A Letter to the Editor By Thomas C. Dawson
Published in the Business Times
February 20, 2001 -- Koreans Need to Put Up With More Economic Reform--A Commentary by Ajai Chopra, Assistant Director of the Asia and Pacific Department, and David Coe, IMF Senior Resident Representative in Seoul
published in the International Herald Tribune
March 04, 1999 -- Asian Crisis: World Must Cooperate to Find Solutions - A Commentary
This article by Jack Boorman, Director of the International Monetary Fund's Policy Development and Review Department appeared in The Strait Times
March 04, 1999 -- Solution Lies in Co-operation - A Commentary
This article by Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund appeared in the Australian Financial Review
February 08, 1999 -- Reality Check from the IMF - A Commentary
This article by Flemming Larsen, Deputy Director of the International Monetary Fund appeared in Business Week
January 01, 1999 -- Korea to Emerge Stronger than Ever - A Commentary
This article by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director of the IMF, appeared in the Korea Times, January 1, 1999
November 30, 1998 -- Public Sacrifice Serves as Driving Force for Recovery - A Commentary
This article by Hubert Neiss, Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, was published in the Korea Times, November 30, 1998