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Argentina and the IMF
Updated July 25, 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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January 06, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director and Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Thanks for coming to this first regular press briefing of the new millennium. We're in a situation where prospects for most of the emerging market countries look good. The Asian recovery now looks spectacular in most countries, especially, of course, Korea. But even in Indonesia, where it took longest to achieve macroeconomic stabilization, the outlook is much brighter.
January 01, 2000 -- Toward a Framework for Systemic Liquidity Policy
Author/Editor: Dziobek, Claudia Helene | Hobbs, J. Kimball | Marston, David
Series: Working Paper No. 00/34
November 01, 1999 -- Has the Nature of Crises Changed? A Quarter Century of Currency Crises in Argentina
Author/Editor: Choueiri, Nada | Kaminsky, Graciela Laura
Series: Working Paper No. 99/152
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by Mr. Roque B. Fernandez Minister of Economy and Public Works and Services of Argentina Fifty-third Meeting of the IMF Interim Committee
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.
September 23, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Given on the eve of the 1999 Annual Meetings
September 22, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 1999 World Economic Outlook
Welcome to the press briefing on the 1999 World Economic Outlook.
September 01, 1999 -- Determinants of Argentina's External Trade
Author/Editor: Catão, Luis | Falcetti, Elisabetta
Series: Working Paper No. 99/121
July 15, 1999 -- Getting it Right: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms - Transcript
Transcript of an Economic Forum on Financial sector liberalization.
June 24, 1999 -- Transcript of IMF Economic Forum on Dollarization: Fad or Future for Latin America
This Economic Forum was held on June 24, 1999
June 08, 1999 -- Transcript of an IMF videoconference with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
Jointly organized IMF/Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) videoconference on: the most recent World Economic Outlook, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Reduction Initiative known as the HIPC Initiative, and the Reform of the International Financial System, or the new architecture.
June 07, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Camdessus on transparency and standards; IMF Board meets with ECOSOC ambassadors; regional unemployment in Europe; Swiss monetary policy; military spending; EFF reviews for Argentina and Pakistan; and copper and Chilean economy. PDF File Size: 484Kb
June 02, 1999 -- Economic Prospects for the Americas Under a New Financial Architecture - Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Conférence de Montréal, Montréal
May 26, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Review Under EFF for Argentina
May 10, 1999 -- Argentina Letter of Intent, May 10, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Argentina describes the policies that Argentina intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
May 03, 1999 -- Transcript of a Video Conference with Hong Kong and Singapore Journalists by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
We've just completed our spring Interim Committee meetings, and the contrast between the atmosphere this time and the atmosphere last October when we had the Annual Meetings was extraordinary.
April 26, 1999 -- IMF Press Briefing on Transparency, Standards, and CCL by Jack Boorman, Director, Policy Development and Review Department
I apologize for having to postpone the briefing on standards and transparency that was scheduled originally for last Thursday. I am glad, however, that we could find time on Mr. Boorman's schedule to be able to reschedule that for today.
April 21, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
This briefing was held prior to the Spring 1999 Interim Committee Meeting.
April 20, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Michael Mussa on the World Economic Outlook
For this year, 1999, the world growth forecast of 2.3 percent in the present WEO is little changed from that of either the interim WEO of last December, or last autumn's main WEO exercise.
April 15, 1999 -- Experimental Report on Transparency Practices: Argentina
This report compares country practices in Argentina with internationally recognized standards and codes in the areas of data dissemination, fiscal transparency, transparency of monetary and financial policies, banking supervision, securities markets regulation, insurance industry regulation, accounting and auditing practices. In reviewing countries' observance of standards, the report covers disclosure practices and also discusses issues related to the quality of the information released.
April 15, 1999 -- Transcript of a Briefing by Jack Boorman on Involving the Private Sector in Forestalling and Resolving Financial Crises
The briefing covered a paper on Involving the Private Sector in Forestalling and Resolving Financial Crises, which was produced by the staff and which includes the Chairman of the Executive Board’s summing up of the Board’s discussion of it in March 1999.

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