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Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (5) | Article IV Staff Reports (8) | IMF Surveys (2) | IMFC Statements (8) | Interim Committee Statements (1) | Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee (1) | Letters of Intent (8) | Mission Concluding Statements (9) | News Briefs (1) | Policy Framework Paper (3) | Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (1) | Press Releases (31) | Public Information Notices (10) | Publications (37) | Views & Commentaries (1) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (1) | Other (1) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 22, 2007 -- Concluding Remarks by the Hon. Zoran Stavreski, Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, at the Closing Joint Session
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Nikola Popovski, Governor of the World Bank for the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Petar Gosev, Governor of the World Bank for the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Ljube Trpeski, Governor of the IMF for the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Nikola Gruevski, Governor of the World Bank for the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
July 25, 2014 -- New Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 14/231
June 08, 2012 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation.
Series: Country Report No. 12/133
January 20, 2010 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IVConsultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on theExecutive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 10/19
February 18, 2009 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 09/60
October 05, 2006 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 06/344
May 20, 2003 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2003 Article IV Consultation and Request for Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/131
March 08, 2002 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/47
March 08, 2002 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/47
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IMF Surveys
August 21, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
U.S. fiscal outlook; U.S. inflation dynamics; Ireland, FYR Macedonia, El Salvador, Uruguay briefs; Egypt: growth and reform; Canadian female labor participation; EU: Stability and Growth Pact; Suspension of Doha talks; challenges of globalization PDF File Size: 654Kb
November 17, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
German economic reforms; Bio-Tchane on Africa's future; Research workshop on low-income countries; conference on real estate data; privatization in Macedonia; Brazil loan extension. PDF File Size: 613Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 212Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 139Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Koen Geens, Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Luxembourg, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 164Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 361Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 607Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 264Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, The Netherlands
On behalf of: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands Antilles, Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 400Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jan Kees de Jager, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 305Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Maria van der Hoeven Minister of Finance a.i., the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 306Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos, Dutch Ministry of Finance, the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 295Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Nout Wellink, President, Dutch Central Bank, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 307Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 321Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wouter Bos, Minister of Finance, the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 155Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of the Nederlandsche Bank
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 747Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 267Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President Nederlandsche Bank, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 749Kb
September 24, 2005 -- Statement by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance, Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 60Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 892Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 610Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency comprising Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine.
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Nout Wellink on behalf of Hans Hoogervorst, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the the constituency comprising Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Hans Hoogervorst, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Governor Nout Wellink, on behalf of Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of the Nederlandsche Bank, on behalf of Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine
September 24, 2000 -- Intervention by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, The Netherlands, Romania, and Ukraine.
April 16, 2000 -- International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting Intervention by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of De Nederlandsche Bank
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine.
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Intervention by Mr. Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands - Interim Committee Meeting
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Republic of Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, The Netherlands, Romania and Ukraine.
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- Statement Joint Session IMFC / Development Committee Meeting April 29, 2001 by Eveline Herfkens, Minister for Development Co-operation, The Netherlands
This Joint session once again shows our commitment to the fight against poverty.
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Letters of Intent
February 06, 2008 -- former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 06, 2008
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April 10, 2007 -- former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 10, 2007
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March 31, 2006 -- former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 31, 2006
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August 16, 2005 -- former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 16, 2005
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September 29, 2003 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Letter of Intent, Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 29, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia describes the policies that Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 15, 2003 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 15, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of the Republic of Macedonia describes the policies that the Republic of Macedonia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 24, 2001 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Staff Monitored Program Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 24, 2001
This letter of intent and memorandum describe the policies that Macedonia is implementing in the framework of a staff-monitored program.
November 15, 2000 -- Macedonia Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 15, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Macedonia describes the policies that Macedonia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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Mission Concluding Statements
May 19, 2014 -- 2014 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia—Concluding Statement of IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 08, 2013 -- Statement at the end of the IMF Second Post-Program Monitoring Mission to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
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.
April 16, 2013 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2013 Article IV and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
December 13, 2011 -- FYR Macedonia – 2011 Article IV Consultation- Concluding Statement of the Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 17, 2010 -- FYR Macedonia –- 2010 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement, November 17, 2010
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 05, 2010 -- FYR Macedonia—May 2010 Staff Visit, Preliminary Findings
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.
October 27, 2009 -- FYR Macedonia -- 2009 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
February 05, 2007 -- FYR Macedonia -- Statement of the IMF Staff Mission, January 25 - February 5, 2007
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
June 05, 2006 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia -- Concluding Statement of the 2006 Article IV 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
December 15, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Gives Final Approval of PRGF Loan for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Executive Board has given its final approval of the three-year loan under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PGRF) for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRM) in an amount equivalent to SDR 10.3 million (about US$13 million).
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Other
March 20, 2000 -- Southeast Europe: Regional Economic Prospects, External Financing Needs, and IMF Programs
Generally prudent macroeconomic management in most countries has provided a stable environment in which economic growth should rebound quite strongly in 2000
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Policy Framework Paper
June 04, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers--Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility, Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000 -- text
Introduction, Economic Performance During 1997, Objectiives and Policies for 1998-2000, Social Security and Human Resources Development, Technical Assistance, External Financing Requirements and Debt Management
June 04, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers--Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility, Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000 -- Table of Contents
Table of Contents
June 04, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers--Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility, Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000 -- tables
Tables
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
November 10, 2000 -- Macedonia -- Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Interim Version
Summarizes the current knowledge and analysis of a country's poverty situation, describes the existing poverty reduction strategy, and lays out the process for producing a fully developed PRSP in a participatory fashion.
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Press Releases
July 25, 2014 -- New Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Review with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
February 26, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions and Ex-Post Assessment of Exceptional Access with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
February 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Decides that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is Expected to Engage in Post-Program Monitoring
November 21, 2011 -- Press Release: The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Subscribes to the IMF Special Data Dissemination Standard
September 02, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review Under the Precautionary Credit Line with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
June 23, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
March 23, 2011 -- Press Release: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Draws €220 Million Under the Precautionary Credit Line Arrangement
January 19, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves €475.6 million Arrangement for Macedonia Under the Precautionary Credit Line
December 08, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Welcomes Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s Interest in Precautionary Credit Line Arrangement
May 15, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of a Staff Visit to FYR Macedonia
April 08, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
February 27, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
November 19, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to Macedonia
September 25, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Macedonia
July 26, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Mission to Macedonia
May 23, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Welcomes FYR Macedonia's Decision to Repay its Outstanding Obligations, While Continuing with its IMF Stand-By Arrangement
April 27, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
November 07, 2006 -- Statement of the IMF Staff Mission to FYR of FYR of Macedonia
April 20, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
September 01, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$75.8 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Macedonia
August 03, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Final Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Approves US$11.7 Million Disbursement
March 31, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement on the Second Forum on Poverty Reduction Strategies for the Balkans
February 12, 2004 -- Press Release: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Formally Begins Participation in the IMF's General Data Dissemination System
October 17, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Approves US$5.7 Million Disbursement
April 30, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$28 Million Stand-By Credit for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
November 29, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Three-Year, US$31 Million EFF Loan and Approves in Principle Three-Year, US$13 Million PRGF Loan for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
August 05, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves CCFF Credit for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
June 29, 1998 -- Press Release: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Accepts Article VIII Obligations
June 19, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Annual ESAF Loan for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
April 14, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Three-Year ESAF for Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
May 05, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Stand-By Credit and STF Drawing for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
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Public Information Notices
June 26, 2013 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and First Post-Program Monitoring with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 08, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 04, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with FYR Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 28, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with FYR Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 08, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 11, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 25, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Reviews the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's Performance Under Past Fund-Supported Programs
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 20, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 08, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 23, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with FYR of Macedonia
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
July 25, 2014 -- New Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/232
February 26, 2014 -- Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions
Series: Country Report No. 14/62
June 26, 2013 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2013 Article IV Consultation and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions
Series: Country Report No. 13/178
June 26, 2013 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/179
May 14, 2013 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Technical Assistance Evaluation Report
Series: Country Report No. 13/118
June 08, 2012 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/134
September 14, 2011 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: First Review Under the Precautionary Credit Line
Series: Country Report No. 11/280
February 04, 2011 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/33
February 04, 2011 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 2010 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Arrangement Under the Precautionary Credit Line
Series: Country Report No. 11/42
February 01, 2011 -- The Electricity Sector in FYR Macedonia
Author/Editor: Tieman, Alexander F.
Series: Working Paper No. 11/30
January 21, 2010 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues for the 2009 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 10/20
February 18, 2009 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/61
March 21, 2008 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Third Review Under the Stand - By Arrangement and Request for Rephasing of Access - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement
Series: Country Report No. 08/107
July 30, 2007 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Rephasing of the Program - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 07/257
November 01, 2006 -- Export Performance and External Competitiveness in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Author/Editor: Gutierrez, Eva
Series: Working Paper No. 06/261
October 05, 2006 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/345
July 31, 2006 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 06/282
May 16, 2006 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Extension of Repurchase Expectations - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussions; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 06/188
September 19, 2005 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Request for Stand-By Arrangement and Extension of Repurchase Expectations - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 05/339
June 01, 2005 -- Labor Productivity and Real Exchange Rate: The Balassa-Samuelson Disconnect in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Author/Editor: Loko, Boileau | Tuladhar, Anita
Series: Working Paper No. 05/113
September 29, 2004 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: 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. 04/309
August 25, 2004 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Ex Post Assessment of Performance Under Fund-Supported Programs--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement-Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Series: Country Report No. 04/276
December 02, 2003 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 03/374
November 13, 2003 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/354
November 01, 2003 -- Early Birds, Late Risers, and Sleeping Beauties: Bank Credit Growth to the Private Sector in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Balkans
Author/Editor: Cottarelli, Carlo | Dell'Ariccia, Giovanni | Hollar, Ivanna Vladkova
Series: Working Paper No. 03/213
June 01, 2003 -- Enterprise Restructuring and Transition: Evidence from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Author/Editor: Zalduendo, Juan
Series: Working Paper No. 03/136
May 21, 2003 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/136
March 08, 2002 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/48
March 08, 2002 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/48
September 01, 2001 -- A Model of Exchange Rate Regime Choice in the Transitional Economies of Central and Eastern Europe
Author/Editor: Klyuev, Vladimir
Series: Working Paper No. 01/140
September 01, 2001 -- A Model of Exchange Rate Regime Choice in the Transitional Economies of Central and Eastern Europe
Author/Editor: Klyuev, Vladimir
Series: Working Paper No. 01/140
August 01, 2000 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Banking Soundness and Recent Lessons
Author/Editor: Drummond, Paulo Flavio Nacif
Series: Working Paper No. 00/145
July 10, 2000 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/72
June 23, 2000 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/76
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/44 and a statement by J.de Beaufort Wijnholds on May 10, 2000.
September 23, 1998 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/82
July 02, 1997 -- FYR of Macedonia-- Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/45
June 08, 1995 -- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/50
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
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Views & Commentaries
June 16, 2009 -- The IMF will Assist Macedonia, An interview with Marek Belka, Director of IMF's European Department by Utrinski Vesnik