December 16, 2013
June 29, 2012
November 11, 2011
December 22, 2010
July 28, 2010
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|Ukraine and the IMF|
Updated March 7, 2014
On December 16, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2013 Article IV consultation and the first Post Program Monitoring Review, as well as the Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access under the 2010 Stand-By Arrangement with Ukraine.
Under Article IV of its Articles of Agreement, the IMF has a mandate to exercise surveillance over the economic, financial and exchange rate policies of its members in order to ensure the effective operation of the international monetary system. The IMF’s appraisal of such policies involves a comprehensive analysis of the general economic situation and policy strategy of each member country. IMF economists visit the member country, usually once a year, to collect and analyze data and hold discussions with government and central bank officials. Upon its return, the staff submits a report to the IMF’s Executive Board for discussion. The Board’s views are subsequently summarized and transmitted to the country’s authorities.
Post-Program Monitoring provides for closer monitoring (usually twice a year) of the circumstances and policies of members whose Fund-supported program has expired but that continue to have significant Fund credit outstanding. It is intended to provide an early warning of policies which could call into question a member’s continued progress toward external viability and thus could imperil Fund resources, and a mechanism for bringing this to the attention of the country’s authorities and the Executive Board and stimulating action to improve the situation.
In 2002, the IMF Executive Board decided to conduct ex-post evaluations of arrangements involving exceptional access to the Fund’s General Resource Account. The purpose of these evaluations, which have to be completed within one year of the end of the arrangement, is to provide a critical and frank discussion of whether justifications presented at the outset of the arrangement—including the justification for exceptional access—were consistent with Fund policies and to review performance under the Fund supported program. A staff team prepares a report that is discussed with the country’s authorities and presented to the Executive Board for discussion.
The authorities need more time to conclude their consideration of the two staff reports - on the 2013 Article IV/Post-Program Monitoring and on the Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access under the 2010 Stand-By Arrangement with Ukraine.
The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on December 16, 2013. Listed below are items related to Ukraine, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|June 05, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky at the Conclusion of his Visit to Ukraine|
|May 01, 2007 -- Impact on Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005: Policy Implications for the Western Balkans and Ukraine|
Author/Editor: Herderschee, Han | Qiao, Zhaogang
Series: Working Paper No. 07/126
|April 18, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook and Issues in Europe, by Michael Deppler, Director, IMF European Department|
|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|
|April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President of the Nederlandsche Bank|
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 747Kb
|February 05, 2007 -- Ukraine: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 07/47
|February 05, 2007 -- Ukraine: Statistical Appendix|
Series: Country Report No. 07/48
|February 05, 2007 -- Ukraine: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 07/50
|January 22, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Ukraine|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|November 30, 2006 -- Ukraine--2006 Article IV Consultation|
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.
|October 16, 2006 -- IMF Survey:|
John Lipsky on IMF role; Liberia; Middle East outlook; Country briefs: Chile, Iceland; Ukraine reforms; Syria's oil crunch; Measuring sovereign risk; Maastricht inflation criterion; financial sector supervision; IMF bookstore; Nouriel Roubini PDF File Size: 771Kb
|September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Volodymyr Makukha, Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for Ukraine, at the Joint Annual Discussion|
PDF File Size: 276Kb
|September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Gerrit Zalm, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands|
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 267Kb
|July 01, 2006 -- Ukraine: The Cost of Weak Institutions|
Author/Editor: Tiffin, Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 06/167
|April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Nout Wellink, President Nederlandsche Bank, Netherlands|
On behalf of: Republic of Armenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Georgia, Republic of Croatia, Israel, Republic of Moldova, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine. PDF File Size: 749Kb
|January 23, 2006 -- IMF Survey:|
De Rato in Brazil; Article IV summaries: Pakistan, Ukraine, CEMAC; Dawson on IMF's transparency revolution; Capital flight, institutions, and instability; Eastern Caribbean; Germany's regulation; Kazakhstan's non-oil sector; Trade, aid, and growth. PDF File Size: 317Kb
|January 12, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|November 28, 2005 -- Ukraine: 2005 Article IV Consultation and Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement - Staff Reports; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 05/415
|November 28, 2005 -- Ukraine: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 05/416
|November 28, 2005 -- Ukraine: Statistical Appendix|
Series: Country Report No. 05/417