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Consumer Prices 6.6 6.9
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Myanmar and the IMF
Updated August 6, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on June 28, 2013. Listed below are items related to Myanmar, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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June 17, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Myanmar
June 06, 2014 -- Empowerment—the Amartya Sen Lecture, By Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
April 25, 2014 -- Press Release: Central Bank of Myanmar Hosts the First Conference on Financial Sector Technical Assistance Coordination
April 12, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Asia Pacific Regional Outlook
March 28, 2014 -- Press Release: Myanmar--IMF Completes Second Review of Staff-Monitored Program
March 28, 2014 -- Myanmar: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Staff Report and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/91
February 18, 2014 -- Myanmar -- Letter of Intent, February 18, 2014
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January 21, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Myanmar for the Second Review of Staff-Monitored Program
December 07, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets Vice President Nyan Tun and Senior Officials in Myanmar
December 07, 2013 -- Building the Future of Myanmar—an Address to the Yangon Institute of Economics
November 26, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Visit Cambodia, Korea, and Myanmar
November 14, 2013 -- Press Release: Myanmar Begins Participation in the IMF’s General Data Dissemination System
October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. U Win Shein, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar
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September 05, 2013 -- Podcast : Liberalization Boosts Growth in Myanmar
Myanmar has made impressive strides in opening and liberalizing the economy, boosting growth and the economic outlook, but the formerly isolated country still faces some challenges.


August 02, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
August 02, 2013 -- Myanmar: 2013 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 13/250
August 02, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Liberalization Boosts Growth in Open Myanmar
Myanmar has made impressive strides in opening and liberalizing the economy, boosting growth and the economic outlook, but the formerly isolated country faces considerable challenges.
June 12, 2013 -- Myanmar -- Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, June 12, 2013
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May 22, 2013 -- IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Myanmar and the First Review of Staff-Monitored Program
February 28, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Myanmar Takes Wide-Ranging Steps Toward Economic Reform
Myanmar is right to be taking steps to reduce its reliance on informal and segmented markets, and build a comprehensive framework to ensure resources are directed to sectors with the greatest need, a top IMF economist tells a seminar in Washington DC.
February 05, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF's Intensifying Engagement with Myanmar
January 17, 2013 -- Myanmar: Staff-Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 13/13
December 28, 2012 -- Myanmar -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 28, 2012
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November 21, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Myanmar
October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Win Shein, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Myanmar
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May 07, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 07, 2012 -- Myanmar: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation.
Series: Country Report No. 12/104
May 07, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Myanmar Set for Economic Takeoff With Right Policies
Myanmar’s new government faces an historic opportunity to jump start economic development, and lift living standards, says the IMF in its annual assessment of the Southeast Asian economy, which the government agreed to make public for the first time.
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Briefing, April 21, 2012
January 25, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Mission to Myanmar
November 02, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the Article VIII Mission to Myanmar
September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. U Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar
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March 17, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement on the Conclusion of the 2010 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. U Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar
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March 12, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement on the Conclusion of the 2009 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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February 18, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement on the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. U Than Nyein, Governor of the IMF for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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August 01, 2008 -- Efficiency Costs of Myanmar’s Multiple Exchange Rate Regime
Author/Editor: Hori, Masahiro | Wong, Yu Ching
Series: Working Paper No. 08/199
May 22, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
May 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department
May 08, 2008 -- Transcript of an Address at the Council on Foreign Relations, by First Deputy Managing Director, John Lipsky
May 07, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Myanmar
January 07, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement on the Conclusion of the 2007 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement on the Conclusion of the 2006 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
September 19, 2006 -- Statement by H.e. Major General Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Minister of Finance II, Malaysia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 267Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by The Honorable Awang Adek Hussin, Deputy Minister of Finance, Malaysia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 35Kb
September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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May 10, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement on the Conclusion of the 2004 Article IV Consultation with Myanmar
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Burhanuddin Abdullah, Governor of Bank Indonesia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 36Kb
October 04, 2004 -- Statement by H.e. Major General Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 571Kb
September 23, 2003 -- Statement by Major General Hla Tun, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 21, 2003 -- Statement by the Honorable Mr. Jamaludin Jarjis, Minister of Finance II, Malaysia, Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
Representing the constituency consisting of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, and Vietnam.
August 29, 2003 -- Globalization and Global Disinflation by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counselor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City conference on Monetary Policy and Uncertainty: Adapting to a Changing Economy, Jackson Hole, WY
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Dato' Jamaludin Mohd Jarjis, Finance Minister II, Malaysia, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency consisting of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam
September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. U Khin Maung Thein, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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January 27, 2001 -- Myanmar: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 00/18
September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. U Khin Maung Thein, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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December 10, 1999 -- Myanmar:Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report no. 99/134
September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. U Khin Maung Thein, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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April 23, 1999 -- Transcript of a World Bank/IMF Press Briefing on the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) Debt Initiative
I'm sure you'll have specific questions about some of the recent activities with the Boards of both the IMF and the World Bank looking at some of the submissions from the donor governments and these NGOs that took place last week.
October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. U Khin Maung Thein, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Win Tin, Governor of the World Bank for Myanmar, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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April 26, 1997 -- Myanmar--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/31
December 01, 1995 -- Myanmar - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/126
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Myanmar 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 Myanmar, or the Executive Board of the IMF.

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