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September 9, 2011
July 23, 2010
July 27, 2009
August 1, 2008
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|Russian Federation and the IMF|
Updated May 20, 2013
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 27, 2012. Listed below are items related to the Russian Federation, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|August 07, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Russia Needs to Bolster Banks, Target Fiscal Stimulus|
Russia has been hit by dual shocks—an oil price collapse and a reversal of capital flows. But prudent policies of taxing and saving oil wealth in good years have left it in a strong position, the IMF says in its regular review of Russia’s economy.
|July 22, 2009 -- IMF Survey: BRICs Drive Global Economic Recovery|
We may be witnessing the emergence of a new world order, with countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China supplanting the industrial countries as the lead economic powers, write Mario Lettieri and Paolo Raimondi.
|July 21, 2009 -- Transcript of a Media Conference Call on Proposed SDR Allocation|
|July 08, 2009 -- Financial Market Update: |
Financial conditions have improved, as unprecedented policy intervention has reduced the risk of systemic collapse and expectations of economic recovery have risen. Nonetheless, vulnerabilities remain and complacency must be avoided. The financial sector continues to be dependent on significant public support, resulting in an unparalleled transfer of risk from the private to the public sector. At the same time, however, work will need to begin on exit strategies from the various financial, monetary, and fiscal support policies in order to address market uncertainty. Medium-term policies need to ensure that steps taken to normalize policies and markets are consistent with establishing a lasting framework of sound financial regulation, sustainable fiscal balances, and the maintenance of price stability.
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|July 06, 2009 -- Transcript of a Media Conference Call on IMF Notes Issuance with Andrew Tweedie, Director, IMF Finance Department|
|June 12, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Chief Visits Central Asia Amid Sharp Slowdown|
IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn makes his first visit to Central Asia June 14-20 as countries in the region tackle the fallout from lower commodity prices, declining exports, and a slump in overseas remittances.
|June 04, 2009 -- Transcript of IMF's Bi-Weekly Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations Department|
|June 01, 2009 -- Russian Federation -- Concluding Statement of the IMF 2009 Article IV Consultation Mission|
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
|June 01, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to the Russian Federation|
|June 01, 2009 -- Decoupling from the East Toward the West? Analyses of Spillovers to the Baltic Countries|
Author/Editor: Obiora, Kingsley I
Series: Working Paper No. 09/125
|May 27, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Welcomes the Russian Federation’s Intention to Purchase the First-Ever Notes Issued by the IMF|
|May 11, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Virtually Halts Growth in Caucasus and Central Asia|
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to come to a near halt this year—contracting to 0.9 percent in 2009 from 6.3 percent in 2008—and recover only gradually in 2010, according to the latest IMF forecast for the region.
|May 07, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook|
|April 09, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|March 10, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Brings Reversal of Fortune to Caucasus and Central Asia|
Growth in the resource-rich Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) is projected to slow to under 2 percent in 2009 from 6 percent in 2008, as the deepening global crisis hits the region hard, the IMF says in its latest regional forecast.
|March 09, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Lends Armenia $540 Million to Counter Crisis Impact|
The IMF has approved a $540 million loan to Armenia to help the country cope with shocks and boost confidence in its currency and financial system.
|February 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Stimulus Measures Bolstering Demand Amid Crisis, IMF Says|
Most of the world's leading advanced and emerging market economies have adopted stimulus measures to counter the growing financial and economic crisis, according to an analysis by the IMF that estimates the collective impact on growth of around ½ -1¼ percentage points.
|February 05, 2009 -- Transcript of a Background Briefing by Senior Officials on the International Monetary Fund's Group of 20 Surveillance Note|
|January 29, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook and Global Financial Stability Report Updates|