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United Arab Emirates: Financial Position in the Fund



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2003 Annual Meetings
September 23-24, 2003

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United Arab Emirates and the IMF
Updated October 11, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (6) | Article IV Staff Reports (10) | Finance & Development (2) | IMF Surveys (2) | IMFC Statements (1) | Interim Committee Statements (1) | Mission Concluding Statements (4) | Press Releases (8) | Public Information Notices (8) | Publications (31) | Speeches (1) | Transcripts (6) | Views & Commentaries (3) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (3) | Other (4) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
September 23, 2003 -- Statement by H.h. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry, for United Arab Emirates
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the H.e. Mohamed Khalfan Bin Khirbash, Alternate Governor of the World Bank for the United Arab Emirates, on behalf of the Arab Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 30, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Khalfan Bin Khirbash, Governor of the World Bank for the United Arab Emirates, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Mahfoudh Ould Mohamed Ali, Governor of the IMF for Mauritania on behalf of the Arab Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 1997 -- Concluding Remarks by the Chairman, the Hon. Mohammed K. Khirbash, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for the United Arab Emirates, at the Closing Joint Session.
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September 23, 1997 -- Opening Address by the Chairman, the Hon. Mohammed K. Khirbash, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for the United Arab Emirates, at the Opening Joint Session.
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Article IV Staff Reports
July 03, 2014 -- United Arab Emirates: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 14/187
Notes: Also available in Arabic
May 18, 2012 -- United Arab Emirates: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/116
Notes: Also Available in Arabic
May 23, 2011 -- United Arab Emirates: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 11/111
Notes: Also Available in Arabic
February 18, 2010 -- United Arab Emirates: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice; and Statement by the Executive Director for United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 10/42
April 13, 2009 -- United Arab Emirates: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 09/124
October 16, 2007 -- United Arab Emirates: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 07/347
July 14, 2006 -- United Arab Emirates: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 06/257
August 05, 2005 -- United Arab Emirates: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 05/269
June 29, 2004 -- United Arab Emirates: 2004 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 04/175
March 12, 2003 -- United Arab Emirates: 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the United Arab Emirates
Series: Country Report No. 03/66
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Finance & Development
December 01, 2007 -- Country Focus - United Arab Emirates - Finance & Development, December 2007
In recent years, the U.A.E. has enjoyed rapid economic growth—impressive by any global standard. Its challenge now is to address the housing constraint that is pushing up inflation while sustaining growth and ensuring macroeconomic and financial stability.
December 01, 2002 -- Finance & Development, December 2002 - Common Currency
By Ugo Fasano and Zubair Iqbal - GCC countries face fundamental choices as they head for monetary union.
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IMF Surveys
August 29, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
Iraq's priorities; IMF reviews of Latvia, Sri Lanka, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Slovenia; IT in low-income countries; African currency blocs; Legacy of Soviet empire; Indonesia looks to keep pace with Asia; Bhutan's national happiness; IMF governance. PDF File Size: 494Kb
October 21, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Expanded trade access for developing countries; capacity building; central banks in globalized economy; financial soundness indicators; U.A.E. avoids "oil curse"; global inequality; Bhalla on growth and poverty reduction. PDF File Size: 692Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- New IMFC Statement by His Excellency Minister Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 205Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 154Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by The Honorable Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank, of the United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 129Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 331Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al-Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 331Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Ministry of Finance, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 415Kb
October 04, 2009 -- Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 292Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the H.E. Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 333Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 287Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 187Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 38Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency, Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 37Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency, Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 579Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency, Mohamed K. Khirbash, Minister of State for Finance and Industry, Ministry of Finance and Industry, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 559Kb
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by His Excellency Mohamed K. Khirbash Minister of State for Finance and Industry Ministry of Finance and Industry, United Arab Emirates, International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by The Honorable Sultan Nasser Al-Suwaidi Governor United Arab Emirates, Interim Committee Meeting, September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Kingdom of Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates and Republic of Yemen
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Mission Concluding Statements
June 12, 2014 -- United Arab Emirates—2014 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission, May 27, 2014
June 11, 2013 -- United Arab Emirates: 2013 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.
March 14, 2012 -- United Arab Emirates—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.
March 07, 2011 -- United Arab Emirates-2011 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement
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.
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Other
November 13, 2013 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Middle East | North Africa | Transition economies | Oil prices | Fiscal risk | Spillovers | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Cross country analysis
November 13, 2013 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Labor Market Reforms to Boost Employment and Productivity in the GCC
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Unemployment | Labor productivity | Labor market reforms | Private sector | Global competitiveness | Cross country analysis
October 29, 2012 -- Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries: Annual Meeting of Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors; October 5–6, 2012
October 16, 2012 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Middle East | North Africa | Europe | Banks | Fiscal risk | Spillovers | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Economic indicators
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Press Releases
July 03, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
January 30, 2014 -- Press Release : Statement at the Conclusion of the January 2014 IMF Staff Visit to the United Arab Emirates
July 30, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with United Arab Emirates
March 14, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2012 Article IV Consultation Mission to the United Arab Emirates
March 07, 2011 -- Statement at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Consultation Mission to the United Arab Emirates
February 23, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
July 31, 2008 -- Press Release: United Arab Emirates Begins Participation in the IMF's General Data Dissemination System
November 04, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato Welcomes the Large Investment Programs in the GCC Countries and Highlights the Importance of Planned Monetary Union
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Public Information Notices
May 16, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 17, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 13, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 09, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 12, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 15, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 29, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 11, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
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Publications
July 03, 2014 -- United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/188
July 30, 2013 -- United Arab Emirates: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/239
Notes: Also Available in Arabic
July 30, 2013 -- United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/240
Notes: Also Available in Arabic
June 08, 2012 -- United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 12/136
May 01, 2012 -- Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries
Author/Editor: Espinoza, Raphael A. | Prasad, Ananthakrishnan
Series: Working Paper No. 12/132
June 16, 2011 -- United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 11/112
June 01, 2011 -- Policy Coordination in Fiscal Federalism: Drawing Lessons from the Dubai Debt Crisis
Author/Editor: Cevik, Serhan
Series: Working Paper No. 11/147
November 01, 2010 -- Determinants of the Foreign Exchange Risk Premium in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries
Author/Editor: Poghosyan, Tigran
Series: Working Paper No. 10/255
December 01, 2009 -- Systemic Liquidity Management in the U.A.E.: Issues and Options
Author/Editor: Chailloux, Alexandre | Hakura, Dalia
Series: Working Paper No. 09/261
April 13, 2009 -- United Arab Emirates: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 09/120
September 19, 2008 -- United Arab Emirates: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 08/305
November 16, 2007 -- United Arab Emirates - Dubai International Financial Centre: Financial Sector Assessment Program - Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 07/365
October 31, 2007 -- United Arab Emirates: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 07/357
October 16, 2007 -- United Arab Emirates: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 07/348
July 14, 2006 -- United Arab Emirates: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/256
February 01, 2006 -- Providing Official Statistics for the Common Market and Monetary Union in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries: A Case for "Gulfstat"
Author/Editor: Al-Mansouri, Abdulrahman K. L. | Dziobek, Claudia Helene
Series: Working Paper No. 06/38
August 05, 2005 -- United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/268
June 29, 2004 -- United Arab Emirates: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/174
March 12, 2003 -- United Arab Emirates: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/67
January 27, 2003 -- United Arab Emirates: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 03/20
December 01, 2002 -- On a Common Currency for the GCC Countries
Author/Editor: Jadresic, Esteban
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 02/12
November 01, 2002 -- Oil Revenue Assignments: Country Experiences and Issues
Author/Editor: Ahmad, Ehtisham | Mottu, Eric
Series: Working Paper No. 02/203
November 01, 2002 -- Testing the Relationship between Government Spending and Revenue: Evidence from GCC Countries
Author/Editor: Fasano-Filho, Ugo | Wang, Qing
Series: Working Paper No. 02/201
December 01, 2001 -- Fiscal Expenditure Policy and Non-Oil Economic Growth: Evidence from GCC Countries
Author/Editor: Fasano-Filho, Ugo | Wang, Qing
Series: Working Paper No. 01/195
December 01, 2001 -- Fiscal Expenditure Policy and Non-Oil Economic Growth: Evidence from GCC Countries
Author/Editor: Fasano-Filho, Ugo | Wang, Qing
Series: Working Paper No. 01/195
January 07, 1999 -- United Arab Emirates - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/134
January 01, 1997 -- External Stability Under Alternative Nominal Exchange Rate Anchors: An Application to the GCC Countries
Author/Editor: Iqbal, Zubair | Erbas, S. Nuri
Series: Working Paper No. 97/8
Notes: This paper was presented at the Eleventh Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Istanbul, August 21-24, 1996.
June 15, 1989 -- Privatization and Structural Adjustment in the Arab Countries: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 5-7, 1988
Author/Editor: El-Naggar, Saíd
Notes: Reprinted 1993. The seminar was sponsored by the Arab Monetary Fund, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations Development Program, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
June 15, 1989 -- Privatization and Structural Adjustment in the Arab Countries: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 5-7, 1988
Author/Editor: El-Naggar, Saíd
Notes: Reprinted 1993. The seminar was sponsored by the Arab Monetary Fund, the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations Development Program, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
September 15, 1987 -- Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987
Author/Editor: El-Naggar, Saíd
September 15, 1987 -- Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987
Author/Editor: El-Naggar, Saíd
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Speeches
November 16, 1997 -- Statement by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Middle East/North Africa Economic Conference, Doha, Qatar.
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Transcripts
July 30, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Publication of the Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates
February 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with the United Arab Emirates by Masood Ahmed, Director of the International Monetary Fund’s Middle East and Central Asia Department
September 24, 2003 -- Transcript -- Closing Press Conference of the 2003 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 19, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Managing Director Horst Köhler with First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson
Dubai International Convention Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook in the Middle East and North Africa
June 06, 2003 -- Transcript of Press Briefing by Managing Director Horst Köhler at the Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Views & Commentaries
May 19, 2011 -- Middle East and North Africa: Protecting Social Cohesion and Economic Stability, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
October 30, 2010 -- Trade Competitiveness and Growth in the MENA Region by Masood Ahmed
March 30, 2010 -- Global Financial Crisis Highlights GCC’s Policy Challenges by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department