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Argentina and the IMF
Updated October 12, 2014

On July 12, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the consideration of the Financial Sector Stability Assessment (FSSA) for Argentina.

The FSSA is a report on the key findings of the financial stability assessment conducted as part of the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), which is a comprehensive and in-depth assessment of a country's financial sector. In cases where the FSSA is discussed by the Fund's Executive Board outside the context of an Article IV consultation, at the conclusion of the discussion, the Chairperson of the Board summarizes the views of Executive Directors and this summary is transmitted to the country's authorities.

Fund policies and procedures encourage a country to decide in favor of publication, although—in line with these policies—the authorities of a country may choose to not publish the report discussed at the Board. In the case of Argentina, the authorities need more time to consider whether to publish the FSSA.

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 28, 2006. Listed below are items related to Argentina, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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December 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are having discussions with the Argentine authorities on a number of issues, and this is not a headline issue of the sort that perhaps it got over the weekend.
December 05, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
As you know, Managing Director Horst Köhler will be departing this evening for Brasilia for meetings with the current and future leadership of the nation.
December 02, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Third Annual IMF Research Conference; Institution building; Improved data quality; Argentina's SRF repayment extended; Poverty, inequality in Central America; Van Houtven on IMF governance; proposals to reform IMF governance; Lessons, Great Depression PDF File Size: 681Kb
November 20, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Extends Argentina's SRF Repayment Expectation by One Year
November 19, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This is the last briefing that we expect for this month. We scheduled it today because I will be accompanying First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger to the Group of 20 meeting at the end of the week in Delhi.
November 14, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Issues Press Statement on Argentina
November 08, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum (panel discussion at the IMF's Third Annual Research Conference): Promoting Better National Institutions: The Role of the IMF
So we have, of course, here at the IMF a very clear position that we do care about the quality and scope of institutions and that they are central to the results of economic development, growth, and very especially stability.
November 07, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
We have handed out a news release which includes the latest six-month work program of the IMF's Executive Board. The Executive Board sets its work program every six months, and we have been releasing details of the program for the last couple years to give the general public a sense of what activities the Fund and, in particular, the Fund Executive Board are undertaking beyond country-specific issues.
October 24, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are presently in very intensive and detailed discussions with the authorities. As you know, a team of senior Argentine authorities--officials led by Mr. Nielsen-- was in Washington until recently, and we have maintained close contact with them and the authorities since their return.
October 17, 2002 -- Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Where Stands the Debate? Speech by Jack Boorman, Special Advisor to the Managing Director of the IMF
Given at a conference cosponsored by the CATO Institute and The Economist, New York
October 10, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by the Honorable Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Minister of Finance of Chile, Speaking on behalf of the Southern Cone Countries, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the the constituency comprising Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Venezuela
September 26, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler prior to the 2002 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings
The world economy faces some difficult issues and it is important that the membership meets, that we meet, civil society meets, in the cooperative spirit of our institutions to look for common solutions. We all need to play a part, governments, the private sector, civil society, these international financial institutions.
September 25, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Ladies and gentlemen, greetings. I'm here today with my colleagues David Robinson and Tamim Bayoumi to present the latest issue of the IMF's World Economic Outlook: Prospects and Policy Issues.
September 23, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Briefing on Latin America
This has been a difficult year for many countries in Latin America. Growth is weak, on average, but with performance varying from country to country depending on individual circumstances. The region has faced external shocks, notably the rise in global risk aversion and borrowing costs, and the electoral cycle in many countries and underlying vulnerabilities have magnified the impact on economic activity and investor uncertainty.
September 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Annual Report, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director and Michael G. Kuhn, Deputy Treasurer, IMF
Good morning and welcome to this briefing on the IMF's 2002 Annual Report, which covers the financial year that ended April 30.
September 12, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
September 11, 2002 -- The Nordic Banking Crisis from an International Perspective, Speech By Stefan Ingves, Director, Monetary and Exchange Affairs Department, IMF
Given at the Seminar on Financial Crises, Kredittilsynet, The Banking, Insurance and Securities Commission of Norway
September 05, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Extends Argentina's SRF Repayment by One Year
August 29, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This is another of our regular press briefings, although it is our first briefing since August 1st. We'll be moving back to a two-week schedule at this point now that the Executive Board recess has ended.

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