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Projected % Change
   2014  2015
Real GDP 10.1 11.5
Consumer Prices 5.0 5.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2014)
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Turkmenistan and the IMF
Updated November 17, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (3) | Finance & Development (1) | IMF Survey Online (4) | IMFC Statements (8) | Interim Committee Statements (1) | Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee (1) | Press Releases (16) | Public Information Notices (4) | Publications (20) | Speeches (1) | Transcripts (2) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
September 28, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Seitbay Kandymov, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Turkmenistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 30, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Khudaiberdy Orazov, Governor of the IMF for Turkmenistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 08, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Yolly A. GURBANMURADOV, Governor of the IMF for Turkmenistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Finance & Development
December 01, 2003 -- Country Focus: The Commonwealth of Independent States -- Finance & Development - December 2003 - Volume 40 - Number 4
A decade after starting their transition to market economies, the CIS countries have achieved impressive economic growth but need to implement further structural reforms to strengthen the investment climate; a statistical analysis illustrated with six graphs.
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IMF Survey Online
November 17, 2014 -- IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority
Improving the efficiency of public infrastructure investment across many oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa and the Caucasus and Central Asia is now more important than ever, a new IMF study says.
October 28, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Recovery Takes Hold in Caucasus, Central Asia
The economic upturn in the Caucasus and Central Asia is gathering momentum, with growth for the region projected to increase to 5¾ percent in 2010 from 3½ percent in 2009, the IMF says in its latest forecast for the region.
May 25, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Sees Early Signs of Rebound in Central Asia, Caucasus
The Caucasus and Central Asia is showing signs of a nascent rebound, but financial sector stress poses a risk to the region's recovery, says the IMF's latest forecast.
May 25, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Sees Early Signs of Rebound in Central Asia, Caucasus
The Caucasus and Central Asia is showing signs of a nascent rebound, but financial sector stress poses a risk to the region's recovery, says the IMF's latest forecast.
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 203Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head of the Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 202Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 94Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 172Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 537Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 389Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head, Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 304Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head, Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 384Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance, Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 333Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 332Kb
October 04, 2009 -- Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 292Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 327Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Kingdom of Swaziland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 378Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 225Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 218Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 210Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 184Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 989Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 727Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 717Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 82Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 556Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by the Honorable Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance of Switzerland, on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
on behalf of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Kaspar Villiger, Minister Finance, Switzerland, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Serbia and Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
September 28, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Kaspar Villiger, President of Switzerland and Minister of Finance
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the of the constituency comprising Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by the Honorable Kaspar Villiger, President of Switzerland and Minister of Finance, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2002
IMFC member for the constituency consisting Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Serbia and Montenegro
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Swiss National Bank, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D. C., November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
April 29, 2001 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Kaspar Villiger Minister of Finance of Switzerland Alternate Governor of the IMF for Switzerland
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Serbia and Montenegro
September 24, 2000 -- Statement to the IMFC by Mr. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance of Switzerland to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by Mr. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance, Switzerland, to the Interim Committee Meeting on September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- IMFC and Development Committee Joint Meeting Statement by Messrs. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance and Pascal Couchepin, Minister of Economic Affairs of Switzerland
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Serbia and Montenegro
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Press Releases
November 05, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit to Turkmenistan
November 11, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Turkmenistan
November 01, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department at the Conclusion of his Visit to Turkmenistan
August 06, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Turkmenistan
June 17, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2013 Article IV Mission to Turkmenistan
July 27, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Turkmenistan
June 07, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Mission to Turkmenistan
December 07, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Turkmenistan
June 29, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2010 Article IV Mission to Turkmenistan
May 06, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara at the Conclusion of his Visit to Turkmenistan
December 10, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Visit to Turkmenistan
October 15, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Executive Directors at the Conclusion of their Visit to Turkmenistan
May 12, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2009 Article IV Mission to Turkmenistan
November 17, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to Turkmenistan
May 05, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to Turkmenistan
May 29, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department Sees the Growth Boom Continuing in the Caucasus and Central Asia, but Highlights the Need for Vigilance Against Inflationary Pressures and Excessive External Borrowing
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Public Information Notices
December 20, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Turkmenistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 05, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Turkmenistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 14, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Turkmenistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 31, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Turkmenistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
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Publications
November 12, 2014 -- Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries
October 01, 2003 -- Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States
Author/Editor: Lorie, Henri
Series: Working Paper No. 03/209
September 01, 2003 -- Nominal Anchors in the CIS
Author/Editor: Keller, Peter | Richardson, Thomas J.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/179
December 01, 2002 -- Cross-Border Issues in Energy Trade in the CIS Countries
Author/Editor: Dodsworth, John | Mathieu, Paul Henri | Shiells, Clinton R.
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 02/13
October 01, 2001 -- The Russian Financial Crisis and its Consequences for Central Asia
Author/Editor: Pastor, Gonzalo C. | Damjanovic, Tatiana
Series: Working Paper No. 01/169
October 01, 2001 -- The Russian Financial Crisis and its Consequences for Central Asia
Author/Editor: Pastor, Gonzalo C. | Damjanovic, Tatiana
Series: Working Paper No. 01/169
June 01, 2000 -- Turkmenistan - The Burden of Current Agricultural Policies
Author/Editor: Pastor, Gonzalo C. | van Rooden, Ron
Series: Working Paper No. 00/98
December 10, 1999 -- Turkmenistan: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/140
August 31, 1999 -- Economic Reforms in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
Author/Editor: Gürgen, Emine | Snoek, Harry | Craig, J. D. | McHugh, James | Izvorski, Ivailo | van Rooden, Ron
Series: Occasional Paper No. 183
September 23, 1998 -- Turkmenistan - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/81
May 01, 1998 -- Government Expenditure Arrears - Securitization and Other Solutions
Author/Editor: Ramos, Alberto M.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/70
March 01, 1998 -- Evaluation of Taxes and Revenues from the Energy Sector in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Former Soviet Union Countries
Author/Editor: Gray, Dale F.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/34
July 25, 1997 -- Turkmenistan--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/58
May 07, 1996 -- Turkmenistan - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/30
Notes: This report 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.
February 01, 1996 -- Capital Inflows in the Baltic Countries, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union: Monetary and Prudential Issues
Author/Editor: Ize, Alain
Series: Working Paper No. 96/22
August 01, 1995 -- Price Measurement and Mismeasurement in Central Asia
Author/Editor: Koen, Vincent
Series: Working Paper No. 95/82
Notes: Prepared for a conference on "Poverty and Social Security in Central Asia" organized by the European University Institute, in Florence, on September 22-23, 1995, and to be published in Household Welfare in Central Asia.
August 01, 1995 -- Price Measurement and Mismeasurement in Central Asia
Author/Editor: Koen, Vincent
Series: Working Paper No. 95/82
Notes: Prepared for a conference on "Poverty and Social Security in Central Asia" organized by the European University Institute, in Florence, on September 22-23, 1995, and to be published in Household Welfare in Central Asia.
April 03, 1995 -- Turkmenistan - Background Paper and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/27
Notes: The background paper and statistical appendix on Turkmenistan were 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.
February 01, 1993 -- Alternative Social Security Systems in CIS Countries
Author/Editor: Ahmad, Ehtisham | Schneider, Jean-Luc
Series: Working Paper No. 93/8
February 01, 1993 -- Poverty, Demographic Characteristics, and Public Policy in CIS Countries
Author/Editor: Ahmad, Ehtisham
Series: Working Paper No. 93/9
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Speeches
September 28, 2002 -- Press Briefing on Developments in Baltic and CIS Countries, Opening Remarks by John Odling-Smee, Director, European II Department, IMF
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Transcripts
October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department
March 08, 2001 -- Transcript of a Joint Briefing by IMF European II Department Assistant Director, Mohammad Shadman-Valavi, and World Bank Sector Manager, Samuel Otoo, on External Debt and Fiscal Sustainability in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, and Tajikistan
These countries have received little in the way of bilateral grants and have relied increasingly on the Fund and the Bank for financial assistance. Their debt burden is expected to create serious balance of payments and fiscal difficulties and adversely affect poverty reduction efforts in these countries in the coming years.