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Australia and the IMF
Updated October 10, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on February 10, 2014. Listed below are items related to Australia, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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November 15, 2012 -- Australia: 2012 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Australia
Series: Country Report No. 12/305
November 15, 2012 -- Australia: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)—Summary Assessments
Series: Country Report No. 12/307
November 15, 2012 -- Australia: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 12/308
November 15, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Strong Commodity Demand, Sound Policies Support Australia
The Australian economy has demonstrated considerable resilience in the face of the global financial crisis, and is in a strong position to respond to any external shocks, says the IMF in its annual assessment of the country’s economy.
November 15, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Australia's Banks Sturdy, Closely Connected
Five years after the global economic crisis, Australia's financial sector continues to outperform most of its peers, but the country will need to manage risks from high household debt and house prices, reliance on funding from overseas, and a highly concentrated and interconnected banking system.
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 478Kb
October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Wayne Swan, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Australia
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September 20, 2012 -- 2012 Article IV Consultation with Australia -- Preliminary 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.
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 298Kb
April 20, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Pledges by Australia, Korea, Singapore and the United Kingdom to Increase IMF Resources by About US$41 Billion
March 22, 2012 -- Enhancing Resilience to Shocks and Fostering Inclusive Growth in the Pacific Islands by Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
March 21, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Sheer Distance a Factor as Pacific Islands Seek to Boost Growth
The Pacific islands must address the impact of their remoteness and other unique economic issues as they seek to regain income levels prevailing before the global economic crisis. A conference in Samoa will look at how to make the islands more resilient to economic shocks.
January 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook For Asian Countries
January 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Big Financial Sectors Under Review in 2012 By IMF
There's one thing all countries learned in the recent crisis: problems in the financial system can have devastating consequences for economic health. In 2012 the IMF will examine some of the world’s biggest financial sectors to help them spot any trouble on the horizon.
January 01, 2012 -- Bank Capital Adequacy in Australia
Author/Editor: Jang, B. | Sheridan, Niamh
Series: Working Paper No. 12/25
October 07, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Australia’s Booming Exports Could Help Secure Future
Despite increasing uncertainty about the state of the global economy, Australia’s booming commodities sector gives the country an almost unprecedented opportunity to protect itself against future shocks, says the IMF in its annual report on the state of the Australian economy.
October 06, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Australia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 06, 2011 -- Australia; Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 11/300
October 06, 2011 -- Australia; Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 11/301
September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Wayne Swan, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Australia
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