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Russian Federation and the IMF
Updated July 10, 2017

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IMF Surveys
November 14, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
Ingves on IMF financial sector work; Article IV summaries: Syria, Zimbabwe, Mongolia, and Russia; Standards and codes; Corporate bond market development; Japan's fiscal challenges; Parliamentary Network on the World Bank. PDF File Size: 337Kb
February 21, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato in Andean countries; Latin America set for steady growth; Mid-East financial sector development; India's quest for higher growth; Russia's flat tax; Annuities and retirement; Financial soundness indicators; Transparency in budget processes. PDF File Size: 453Kb
November 29, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato on global imbalances; Russia's fiscal policy; De Rato visit to Russia; World Council of Churches meets with IMF, World Bank; Do foreign banks fare better in crises?; Getting producer prices right; Escaping banking traps; Jeffrey Frankel on currency crashes. PDF File Size: 600Kb
January 19, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
Köhler in Monterrey; Sugisaki exit interview; Assessing FSAPs; Regulatory governance; Exits from pegged regimes; Transparency pays; Can Russia sustain strong growth? PDF File Size: 692Kb
March 17, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
Odling-Smee on Russia's recovery; Köhler on Latin America's prospects; Central American tax regimes; IMF-World Council of Churches meet; decline of poverty, income inequality; Ravallion on poverty measures; Austria's aging population; Aninat to leave IMF PDF File Size: 609Kb
July 16, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
G7 on IMF role & reforms; UN special session on HIVAIDS; Fischer on Russian economy; Aninat on Spain & globalization; IMF approves Turkey drawing; Corruption Perceptions Index 2001; inflation targeting; IMF-KIEP conference on Korea crisis. PDF File Size: 617Kb
November 20, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
IMF Managing Director on transition countries & Europe; IMF Research Conference; support for Argentina; Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics; Blanchard on European unemployment; Russia's noncash transactions; Blinder on lessons of 1990s. PDF File Size: 778Kb
December 13, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Interview with Michel Camdessus (part 1); Russian program status; WTO conference; International Monetary and Trade Conference; debt-relief financing approved; insolvency procedures; and Joint Africa Institute seminar. PDF File Size: 568Kb
August 30, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Why IMF lends to Russia; Turkish earthquake; EMU stability in transition process; proposals to modify HIPC initiative; how HIPC works; sequencing financial sector reform; Per Jacobsson lecture announced; institutionalized corruption. PDF File Size: 790Kb
August 16, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
IMF approach to economic stabilization; exchange rate options for Central and Eastern Europe; analysis of ESAF-supported adjustment programs; natural resource abundance and corruption; PricewaterhouseCoopers report on Russia. PDF File Size: 323Kb
August 02, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Stand-by credit for Russia; sequencing financial sector reforms; Summers on debt relief; IMF staff reports--pilot project; Brazil credit tranche approved; Galbraith on 20th century's unfinished business; and Dubrovnik conference on transition economies PDF File Size: 671Kb
May 10, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Interim meetings overview; Interim & Development Committee, G-7, G-10, & G-24 communiques, and press conference; Kosovo crisis; Contingent Credit Lines; financial architecture; Russian economic program; capital flows conference; World Economic Outlook. PDF File Size: 662Kb
April 05, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Agreement on key elements of Russian program; credit disbursement for Brazil; augmented support for Indonesia; Camdessus on Nigeria's reforms; large capital flows; exchange rate implications of EMU; and strengthened SDDS: and offshore banking. PDF File Size: 235Kb
August 31, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
IMF approves EFF for Indonesia; HIPC Initiative provides growth path for heavily indebted poor countries, Camdessus on Russia's new financial measures; Algerian economic reforms; Asian crisis and IMF support; and U.S. policies to reduce fiscal deficit. PDF File Size: 469Kb
August 03, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
IMF financial support for Russia, Sugisaki on fostering a sustainable recovery in Japan, Dubrovnik Conference on transition economies, currency crises and current account reversals, and African trade with industrial countries. PDF File Size: 600Kb
July 20, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
IMF-Bundesbank symposium on IMF in global economy; strengthened reforms and increased financing proposed for Russia; Camdessus on greater market access for developing countries; and price incentive and Ghana's cocoa production. PDF File Size: 643Kb
July 06, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Chabrier on Middle Eastern and North African economies, review of Russia program, Camdessus on new global architecture, implications of EMU for EU aspirants, taxing financial capital, and is this a turning point for Africa's economies? PDF File Size: 403Kb
June 08, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
IMF review of Russian program; Neiss on Indonesian program deadlines, role of policy coordination, external borrowing in Baltics and former USSR, external debt in low-income countries, corruption and government, West African Economic and Monetary Union. PDF File Size: 402Kb
February 23, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Camdessus speech outlining the "future architecture of the international financial system"; a joint communique by Russia PM Chernomyrdin & Camdessus said they agreed to propose an extension & augmentation of the current EFF arrangement with Russia. PDF File Size: 261Kb
December 01, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: Camdessus visit to Southeast Asia; APEC communique on Asian crisis; framework for Asian regional cooperation; Korea requests IMF assistanace; lessons from Asian crisis; corruption and capital spending; institutional and regulatory reform needed in Russia; prospects for MENA; and avoiding public pension crises. PDF File Size: 334Kb
May 26, 1997 -- IMF Survey:
Featured in this issue: globalization--issues and challenges, IMF's role, and impact on national tax systems; prospects for Russian reforms; financial stability in emerging market economies; external evaluation of ESAF; and proposed new international banking standard. PDF File Size: 352Kb