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Portugal and the IMF
Updated October 14, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (13) | Article IV Staff Reports (11) | IMF Survey Online (5) | IMF Surveys (4) | IMFC Statements (10) | Interim Committee Statements (1) | Letters of Intent (11) | Mission Concluding Statements (13) | Press Releases (32) | Public Information Notices (13) | Publications (57) | Speeches (4) | Transcripts (41) | Views & Commentaries (1) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (6) | Other (1) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Fernando Teixeira dos Santos, Governor of the World Bank Group for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Fernando Teixeira dos Santos, Governor of the World Bank Group for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Carlos Costa Pina, Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Fernando Teixeira Dos Santos, Governor for the Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Luis Miguel Morais Leitao, Governor of the World Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by H.e. Ms. Manuela Ferreira Leite, Governor of the World Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Vitor Constancio, Governor of the IMF for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Thor Pedersen, Governor of the IMF for Denmark, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, 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. Joaquim Pina Moura, Governor of the World Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Antonio De Sousa Franco, Governor of the World Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Wolfgang RUTTENSTORFER, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Austria, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Antonio De Sousa FRANCO, Governor of the World Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Antonio De Sousa FRANCO, Governor of the World Bank for Portugal, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
January 18, 2013 -- Portugal: 2012 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability of End-December Performance Criteria—Staff Reports;
Series: Country Report No. 13/18
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries
Series: Country Report No. 09/223
October 03, 2008 -- Portugal: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 08/323
October 11, 2007 -- Portugal: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by Executive Director for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 07/341
October 24, 2006 -- Portugal: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 06/377
October 20, 2005 -- Portugal: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 05/375
March 22, 2004 -- Portugal: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 04/80
April 09, 2003 -- Portugal: 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/99
April 26, 2002 -- Portugal: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/90
April 26, 2002 -- Portugal: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/90
November 20, 2000 -- Portugal: 2000 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Supplement to the Staff Report; and Public Information Notice Following Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/152
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IMF Survey Online
June 09, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Must Contribute to Global Fiscal Policy Debate
The IMF must provide high-quality fiscal services to its members, especially through technical assistance and capacity building work, says Vitor Gaspar, the new Director of the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department.
January 17, 2013 -- IMF Survey : More Policy Work Ahead to Avoid Global Crisis Relapse
After avoiding economic collapse following the global financial crisis, policymakers have more work to do to and cannot revert to business as usual, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says. She tells a Washington news conference that decision makers should focus on the real economy and on growth.
October 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Portugal to Stay Challenging Reform Course
With economic recession set to extend into 2013, Portugal’s government has made excellent progress in implementing reforms agreed under a program supported by European partners and the IMF. In an interview, the IMF’s mission chief for Portugal, Abebe Aemro Selassie, discusses the prospects for economic recovery.
October 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Eurozone: Carrying Out Agreed Policies Can Help Restore Confidence
Europe remains a focus of efforts to restore confidence and revive the global economic recovery. In an interview, Director of the IMF’s European Department Reza Moghadam discusses the pressing challenges facing the euro area and outlines the Fund’s broader role in the region.
December 22, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Good Progress But Testing Times Ahead For Portugal
Following elections in June 2011, Portugal's new government has been working quietly to implement the measures agreed as part of the €78 billion (about $116 billion) international rescue package with the European Union, the European Central Bank, and the IMF.
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IMF Surveys
May 07, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato on hedge funds and trade; Portugal on IMF technical assistance; Latin American growth; Iraq reforms economy; debt restructuring in eight countries; IMF research: investment, reserves, inflation; exchange rate adjustment and global imbalances PDF File Size: 883Kb
January 29, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
Montenegro, IMF membership, Peru loan, Lebanon, Murilo Portugal interview, IMF technical assistance (TA), Vietnam and WTO, Colombia, foreign direct investment, gender and economics, Arab economies, France and 35-hour week. PDF File Size: 935Kb
October 30, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
Murilo Portugal, Agustin Carstens, Kyrgyz Republic, HIPC, central Asia, Indonesian debt, Saudi Arabian economy, Peter Kenen, European Central Bank, ECB, Danish economy, flexicurity,Burundi's economy, aid volatility, Indian and China, Doing Business. PDF File Size: 957Kb
December 05, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
Maghreb trade conference; Article IV summaries: Estonia, France, Portugal; IMF research conference; IMF governance; Lessons from China and India; South Africa's trade policy; Central bank losses; Financial sector handbook. PDF File Size: 1771Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Pier Carlo Padoan, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 223Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Piercarlo Padoan, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 239Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Fabrizio Saccomanni, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 235Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy, April 20, 2013
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino. PDF File Size: 226Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 588Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Vittorio Grilli, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 404Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 347Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 389Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 399Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance Ministero dell’Economia e delle Finanze Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 387Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 304Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 335Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 297Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 202Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 218Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy, Speaking on behalf of Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, San Marino, and Timor-Leste
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 328Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 552Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Domenico Siniscalco Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 243Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Domenico Siniscalco Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 583Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor of the IMF for Italy
On behalf of: Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. PDF File Size: 583Kb
September 16, 2003 -- Statement by Minister G. Tremonti, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
April 12, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Christodoulakis, Minister of Economy and Finance of Greece, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Thor Pedersen, Danish Minister of Finance, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, Second Vicepresident and Minister of Economy of Spain, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2002 Meeting - Washington, DC, April 20, 2002
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by the Minister of Finance of Belgium, H.E. Didier Reynders, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
November 17, 2001 -- Mr. Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, Governor of the IMF for Italy at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and San Marino
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Minister of Finance in Sweden, Bosse RINGHOLM, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2001 meeting, 29 April 2001
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Sunday, September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the European Union
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Hon. Giuliano Amato, Governor of the Fund for Italy, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting on April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Albania, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and San Marino
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Joaquim PINA MOURA, Minister of Finance of Portugal, in his capacity as Chairman of the Council of EU Economic and Finance Ministers to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Spring Meeting 2000
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by M. Sauli Niinisto in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Presidency to the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings, September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee statement on behalf of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
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Letters of Intent
March 28, 2014 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 28, 2014
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January 27, 2014 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 27, 2014
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October 24, 2013 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 24, 2013
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June 12, 2013 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 12, 2013
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December 19, 2012 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 19, 2012
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October 14, 2012 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 14, 2012
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June 27, 2012 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 27, 2012
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March 15, 2012 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 15, 2012
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December 09, 2011 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 09, 2011
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September 01, 2011 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 01, 2011
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May 17, 2011 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 17, 2011
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Mission Concluding Statements
November 20, 2012 -- Portugal: 2012 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
December 02, 2009 -- Portugal—2009 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.
July 17, 2008 -- Portugal: 2008 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions 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.
July 17, 2006 -- Portugal -- 2006 Article IV Consultation; Preliminary Conclusions 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.
May 30, 2006 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
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.
July 11, 2005 -- Portugal -- 2005 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions 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.
May 29, 2005 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
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 28, 2003 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro Area Policies
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.
July 12, 2002 -- Euro Area -- 2002 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies
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 17, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
June 27, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions.
January 30, 2001 -- 2001 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
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.
July 05, 2000 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
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Other
November 30, 2009 -- Borrowing Agreement with Banco de Portugal
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Portugal | Banco de Portugal | Borrowing by Fund | Fund general resources | Borrowed resources use | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
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Press Releases
October 06, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Publishes Fiscal Transparency Evaluation for Portugal
August 01, 2014 -- Press Release: Portugal to Engage in Post-Program Monitoring with the IMF
June 12, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on Portugal
May 02, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Twelfth Review Mission to Portugal
April 17, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Eleventh Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €851 Million Disbursement
February 28, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Eleventh Review Mission to Portugal
February 12, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Tenth Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €0.91 Billion Disbursement
December 16, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Tenth Review Mission to Portugal
November 08, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Eighth and Ninth Reviews Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €1.91 Billion Disbursement
October 03, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Eighth and Ninth Review Mission to Portugal
July 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies
June 12, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Seventh Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €657.47 Million Disbursement
April 18, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by EC, ECB, and IMF on Staff Visit to Portugal
March 15, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Seventh Review Mission to Portugal
January 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Sixth Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €838.8 Million Disbursement
November 19, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Sixth Review Mission to Portugal
October 24, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fifth Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €1.5 Billion Disbursement
September 11, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the Fifth Review Mission to Portugal
July 16, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fourth Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €1.48 Billion Disbursement
June 04, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Fourth Review Mission to Portugal
April 04, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €5.17 Billion Disbursement
February 28, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Third Review Mission to Portugal
December 19, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Second Review Under an EFF with Portugal, Approves €2.9 Billion Disbursement
November 16, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Second Review Mission to Portugal
September 12, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review Under an EFF with Portugal and Approves €3.98 Billion Disbursement
August 12, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the First Review Mission to Portugal
May 20, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves an €26 Billion Extended Arrangement for Portugal
May 05, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement With Portugal On a €26 Billion Extended Fund Facility Arrangement
May 05, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement on Portugal by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn
April 10, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Statement on Portugal
April 08, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Portugal
December 01, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Signs €1.06 Billion Borrowing Agreement with Banco de Portugal
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Public Information Notices
January 18, 2013 -- Portugal: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 20, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 03, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 11, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 24, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 19, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 22, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes  2003 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 09, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 26, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Portugal
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 20, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Portugal
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.
October 22, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Portugal
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.
November 02, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Portugal
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.
November 07, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV consultation with Portugal
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 06, 2014 -- Portugal: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation
Series: Country Report No. 14/306
April 21, 2014 -- Portugal: Eleventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement, and Request for Extension of the Arrangement and Waivers of Applicability of End-March Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 14/102
February 19, 2014 -- Portugal: Tenth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability of end-December Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 14/56
November 13, 2013 -- Portugal: Eighth and Ninth Reviews Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability of End-September Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 13/324
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/231
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/232
July 17, 2013 -- The Evolution of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics: Many Paths to the Same Endpoint
Author/Editor: Joong Shik Kang | Jay C. Shambaugh
Series: Working Paper No. 13/169
June 13, 2013 -- Portugal: Seventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification of End-June Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 13/160
January 18, 2013 -- Portugal: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/19
January 09, 2013 -- Portugal: Technical Assistance Report: Rethinking the State—Selected Expenditure Reform Options
Series: Country Report No. 13/6
October 25, 2012 -- Portugal: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of End-September Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 12/292
July 17, 2012 -- Portugal: Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Applicability of End-June Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal.
Series: Country Report No. 12/179
April 05, 2012 -- Portugal: Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Applicability of End-March Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal.
Series: Country Report No. 12/77
December 20, 2011 -- Portugal: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 11/363
September 13, 2011 -- Portugal: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 11/279
June 07, 2011 -- Portugal: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility
Series: Country Report No. 11/127
January 20, 2010 -- Portugal: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 10/18
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
February 06, 2009 -- Portugal: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 09/44
October 01, 2008 -- International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet:A Heterogeneous-Product Approach
Author/Editor: Bennett, Herman Z. | Zarnic, Ziga
Series: Working Paper No. 08/240
April 25, 2008 -- France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain -Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 08/145
April 01, 2008 -- Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain
Author/Editor: Bennett, Herman Z. | Escolano, Julio | Fabrizio, Stefania | Gutierrez, Eva | Ivaschenko, Iryna V. | Lissovolik, Bogdan | Schule, Werner | Tokarick, Stephen | Xiao, Yuan | Moreno Badia, Marialuz
Series: Working Paper No. 08/112
October 11, 2007 -- Portugal: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/342
January 30, 2007 -- Portugal: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of IAIS Insurance Core Principles
Series: Country Report No. 07/31
January 30, 2007 -- Portugal: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 07/32
January 30, 2007 -- Portugal: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 07/33
January 30, 2007 -- Portugal: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Technical Note - Stress Testing
Series: Country Report No. 07/34
January 30, 2007 -- Portugal: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Technical Note - Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy
Series: Country Report No. 07/35
October 31, 2006 -- Portugal: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/386
October 24, 2006 -- Portugal: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, and Insurance Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 06/378
October 20, 2005 -- Portugal: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/376
August 03, 2005 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/266
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director on Euro Area Policies
Series: Country Report No. 04/234
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/235
March 22, 2004 -- Portugal: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/81
December 01, 2003 -- Portugal: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 03/373
April 01, 2003 -- Job-Specific Investment and the Cost of Dismissal Restrictions--The Case of Portugal
Author/Editor: Takizawa, H.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/75
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
April 26, 2002 -- Selected Euro-Area Countries: The Determinants of Growth: The Experience in the Southern European Economies of Greece and Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 02/91
April 26, 2002 -- Selected Euro-Area Countries: The Determinants of Growth: The Experience in the Southern European Economies of Greece and Portugal
Series: Country Report No. 02/91
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
January 01, 2000 -- Public Capital and Output Growth in Portugal - An Empirical Analysis
Author/Editor: Ligthart, Johanna Elisabeth
Series: Working Paper No. 00/11
December 10, 1999 -- Portugal: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/135
December 01, 1999 -- The Efficiency of Education Expenditure in Portugal
Author/Editor: Clements, Benedict J.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/179
April 01, 1999 -- Algeria - The Real Exchange Rate, Export Diversification, and Trade Protection
Author/Editor: Sorsa, Piritta
Series: Working Paper No. 99/49
January 07, 1999 -- Portugal - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/127
January 15, 1998 -- Portugal--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/121
June 01, 1997 -- Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe - Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal
Author/Editor: Detragiache, Enrica | Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 97/75
December 16, 1996 -- Portugal - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/129
December 19, 1995 -- Portugal - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/124
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Portugal 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 Portugal, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
December 29, 1993 -- International Capital Transactions - Should They Be Restricted?
Author/Editor: Fieleke, Norman S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 93/20
December 29, 1993 -- International Capital Transactions - Should They Be Restricted?
Author/Editor: Fieleke, Norman S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 93/20
September 15, 1985 -- Adjustamento e Crescimento na Actual Conjuntura Economica Mundial: Trabalhos Apresentados no Seminario "Ajustamento e Crescimento na Actual Conjuntura Economica Mundial", Realizado no Estoril, Portugal, de 6 a 19 de Janeiro de 1985, Copatrocinado pelo Banco de Portugal e Fundo Monetario Internacional
Author/Editor: Lopes, Jose da Silva, ed.
April 15, 1981 -- Economic Stabilization and Growth in Portugal
Author/Editor: Schmitt, Hans
Series: Occasional Paper No. 2
April 15, 1981 -- Economic Stabilization and Growth in Portugal
Author/Editor: Schmitt, Hans O.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 2
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Speeches
April 14, 2007 -- Opening Remarks by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, International Monetary Fund, at a Press Briefing on Economic Outlook and Issues in Europe
January 30, 2006 -- Keynote Dinner Address at the Conference on Labor and Capital Flows in Europe Following Enlargement, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Labor and Capital Flows in Europe Following Enlargement, Warsaw, Poland
February 25, 2002 -- Making the Most of the Euro - "Banking on the Euro: Leap of Faith or Act of Folly?", Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
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
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Transcripts
October 10, 2014 -- New Transcript of a Press Conference on Europe
October 08, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Fiscal Monitor Report, Washington, D.C. October 8, 2014
May 08, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
April 21, 2014 -- Transcript of the Conference Call on the Release of the Staff Report on the 11th Review under the EFF for Portugal
April 15, 2014 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on Europe
February 06, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
December 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
November 13, 2013 -- Portugal - Transcipt of a Conference Call on the Release of the Staff Report on the 8th and 9th Review under the EFF
October 10, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference of the Managing Director
September 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
August 29, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
July 11, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
June 13, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Staff Report for the Seventh Review under the EFF for Portugal
May 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
March 14, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 14, 2013 -- Transcript for the Conference Call on the Release of the Staff Discussion Note “A Banking Union for the Euro Area”
January 18, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Release of the Staff Reports on the Sixth Review under the EFF Arrangement with Portugal and on the 2012 Article IV Consultation
January 18, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Completion of the First and Second Reviews of Greece's EFF Arrangement
January 17, 2013 -- Transcript of Managing Director's New Year Press Briefing
December 13, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
November 16, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Bill Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 01, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
October 25, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference call on the Conclusion of the Fifth Review under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal
September 28, 2012 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Conference
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the IMFC Press Briefing, April 21, 2012
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Euro Crisis Seminar, April, 20, 2012
April 05, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Third Review under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal
December 21, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Second Review of the IMF-Supported Program with Portugal
December 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
May 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with IMF Mission Chief Poul Thomsen on the IMF Executive Board’s Approval of an Extended Fund Facility for Portugal
May 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 14, 2011 -- Transcript of a TVI Interview with IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn
April 13, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Report
April 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Fiscal Monitor
May 14, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Monitor by Carlo Cottarelli, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, and Senior Advisors Philip Gerson and Gerd Schwartz
May 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External relations Department, IMF
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, with Jörg Decressin, Assistant Director, Petya Koeva Brooks, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, and Abdul Abiad, Senior Economist in the World Economic Studies Division
November 03, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 24, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Should Europe Embrace 'Cowboy Capitalism' Or Go Its Own Way?
April 24, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Central Europe's Adoption of the Euro with Susan Schadler, Deputy Director of the European Department
September 16, 2003 -- Euro Zone Conference Call with Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
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Views & Commentaries
February 20, 2008 -- Avoiding the Portuguese Trap, by Christoph B. Rosenberg, IMF Senior Regional Representative for Central Europe and the Baltics
Published in The Baltic Times