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Brazil and the IMF
Updated April 12, 2014

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Article IV Staff Reports
October 23, 2013 -- Brazil: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/312
July 20, 2012 -- Brazil: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Brazil
Series: Country Report No. 12/191
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Finance & Development
June 01, 2005 -- Finance & Development, June 2005 - Brazil's Remarkable Journey
By Pablo Fonseca P. dos Santos - Latin America's largest economy is finally reaping the benefits of reforms
March 01, 2000 -- Finance & Development, March 2000 - Monetary Policy During the Transition to a Floating Exchange Rate: Brazil's Recent Experience
By Arminio Fraga: The financial crisis that erupted in Asia in 1997 quickly spread to other developing regions, as international investors panicked and pulled their capital out. In this article, the governor of Brazil's central bank outlines the steps Brazil took to avert financial disaster when inflows of private foreign capital suddenly dried up.
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IMF Survey Online
July 18, 2013 -- Podcast : Third World Lessons for First World Growth
Developed countries need to be industrious like ants, says economist, Peter Blair Henry.   For years they have offered advice to developing countries on the best path to growth. They might benefit from heeding some of their own advice, he suggests.
November 19, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Tax Policy Can Help Spur Economic Growth
Taxation plays an important role in promoting economic growth: it generates the revenue needed to finance governments' economic development policies and creates a framework for development of private sector activities.
October 12, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Growth in Latin America Moderating but Resilient
Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is projected to pick up in 2013, after slowing this year, with risks continuing to dominate the outlook, the IMF said.
September 17, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global House Prices Still Showing Down Trend
U.S. house prices have started to pick up but globally prices are still on a down trend, according to IMF research. Price trends vary widely between countries, with Ireland, Greece, Portugal, and Spain seeing the biggest falls in the past year and Brazil and Germany, substantial increases.
July 31, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Brazil's Banks Need to Serve Economy, Navigate Global Risks
Brazil, a member of the Group of Twenty advanced and emerging economies, and the world's fifth biggest economy has a vibrant financial sector, but will need to keep an eye on risks from abroad as well as at home.
July 20, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Brazil: Higher Savings and Investment Needed to Sustain Expected Recovery
After strong growth in 2010, the Brazilian economy has slowed down, reflecting past policy tightening to contain inflation risks and, more recently, the weaker external environment.
July 20, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Brazil: Higher Savings and Investment Needed to Sustain Expected Recovery
After strong growth in 2010, the Brazilian economy has slowed down, reflecting past policy tightening to contain inflation risks and, more recently, the weaker external environment.
June 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: IMF Sets Path for Sustainable Development
The IMF outlines a path for sustainable development at a United Nations environmental conference, promoting use of carbon taxes to reduce environmental damage and the gradual removal of subsidies on fossil fuels as a way to generate revenues for governments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
December 02, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Emerging Markets Seen as Part of Solution to Global Problems
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, wrapping up a visit to Latin America, said that the balance of economic power was shifting and that emerging economies were part of the solution to global problems.
November 30, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Spotlight on G-20 as Mexico Takes Over Leadership
With Mexico taking over leadership of the Group of Twenty (G-20) industrial and emerging market countries at a critical time, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is visiting Latin America this week and discussed dangers for the global economy and some bright spots.
May 26, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Global Capital Flows in Spotlight at Brazil Conference
With emerging markets around the world showing strong growth and attracting large inflows of capital, key policymakers, academics, and private sector participants meet in Brazil to discuss how to manage the potentially destabilizing wave of money and review policy options and tools to manage capital flows.
March 03, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Important Milestone Reached to Reinforce IMF Legitimacy
A package of measures, agreed in 2008 to strengthen the representation of dynamic economies in the IMF, has come into force. The reform provides for quota increases for 54 countries, with the largest gains going to emerging market countries. The reform will also enhance the influence of low-income countries in the IMF's decision-making.
October 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Larger Latin American Economies Recovering Faster than Expected
Latin American countries are recovering more strongly than expected from the global recession, but the pace of that recovery varies across the region, said Nicolás Eyzaguirre, Director of the IMF's Western Hemisphere Department.
May 27, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Growth Returns to Latin America, Says IMF Chief
Latin America managed the global economic crisis well, with the right policies, and growth has returned to the region as the global economy recovers, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said during a town hall-style dialogue with students in Latin America.
May 25, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Global Cooperation Key to Recovery, Says IMF Chief
The world avoided a great economic depression and will recover thanks to close cooperation from the international community, the IMF's Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said in São Paulo on May 25.
May 24, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Latin America Helps Shape Global Economic Recovery
Latin America has emerged from the global economic crisis in relatively good shape, and will be an important player to help rebuild the world economy, IMF officials say as Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn embarks on a week-long trip to the region.
April 25, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Larger Latin American Countries Face Major Capital Inflows
Latin American economies as a whole are recovering nicely from the global economic downturn, although the pace of that recovery varies across the region and cheap and abundant external finances raise the risk of a boom-bust cycle, the IMF’s Nicolas Eyzaguirre says.
October 08, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Did Foreign Reserves Help Weather the Crisis?
Did the large accumulation of international reserves in many emerging economies mitigate the impact of the financial crisis? While country authorities believe reserves have helped, hard econometric evidence that they have seems hard to come by.
July 22, 2009 -- IMF Survey: BRICs Drive Global Economic Recovery
We may be witnessing the emergence of a new world order, with countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China supplanting the industrial countries as the lead economic powers, write Mario Lettieri and Paolo Raimondi.
November 09, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Urges World Leaders to Counter Global Slowdown
IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn urges leaders of the G-20 industrialized and developing economies to take action to help counter the global economic slowdown as ministers from systemically important countries agreed on the need for a coordinated response.
March 28, 2008 -- IMF Survey: Directors Back Reforms to Overhaul IMF Quotas and Voice
In a key step toward reforming the International Monetary Fund, the Executive Board backed a resolution that would achieve a significant shift in the representation of dynamic economies, many of which are emerging market countries, and give poorer countries a greater say in running the institution.
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IMF Surveys
February 26, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
Policy Support Instrument; PSI; Tanzania; quota reform; David Burton; basic votes; Andrew Tweedie; Abbas Mirakhor; Iqbal Zaidi; Rodrigo de Rato on Latin America; Brazil; sovereign debt; debt rigidity; financial sector regulation; health care; VAT fraud; pensions; Nicholas Stern; climate change. PDF File Size: 890Kb
July 24, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
Seminar on preventing crises; Country briefs: Hong Kong SAR and Brazil; France's labor market reform; Seigniorage and governance; Chinese inflation; China's monetary policy; Mekong regional integration; Scaling up aid. PDF File Size: 696Kb
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 09, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF cancels debt; Iraq receives new loan; Brazil and Argentina repay IMF loans; Saudi Arabia Article IV summary; Credit booms in transition economies; India's textile and clothing sector; Maghreb parliamentarians; Public awareness of economic issues. PDF File Size: 298Kb
April 25, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
Spring Meetings wrap-up; IMFC communiqué; IMF strategic review; World Economic Outlook; Oil; Low-income countries; Global Monitoring Report; African outlook; Brazil; Honduras; World Development Indicators. PDF File Size: 807Kb
November 17, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
German economic reforms; Bio-Tchane on Africa's future; Research workshop on low-income countries; conference on real estate data; privatization in Macedonia; Brazil loan extension. PDF File Size: 613Kb
December 16, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Köhler on Brazil & Chile; Global Financial Stability Report; new IMF liquidity measure; Boughton on IMF conditionality guidelines; Turkey negotiations; globalization & Africa; social safety nets; annuitizing pension payouts; Abed & Gupta on corruption. PDF File Size: 803Kb
November 04, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Euro area prospects; Geithner on financial crises; Köhler visits Maghreb; IMF congratulates Brazil's President-Elect; developments in exchange rate regimes; lessons from Korean crisis; FDI in Mekong Delta; and microfinance institutions. PDF File Size: 673Kb
September 16, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Annual Meetings preview; trade-finance links; Global Financial Stability Report; Annual Report; Kohler on Japan; Globalization; Brazil loan; WAEMU's fiscal policy coordination; IMF rates; IMF arrangements; Use of credit; New on the Web; Publications PDF File Size: 796Kb
June 24, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Global Financial Stability; Krueger on sovereign debt restructuring; Rogoff & Zettelmeyer on roots of debt restructuring idea; Bretton Woods Committee; Brazil can draw $10 billion; Singh appointed; Yergin on globalization; and corporate restructuring. PDF File Size: 1419Kb
May 27, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Abdoulaye Bio-Tchane on Africa & IMF; Brazil positioned to speed up growth; European transition economies: run-up to EU accession & policy implications of exchange rate appreciations; and foreign direct investment in China. PDF File Size: 728Kb
January 28, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
PRSP conference opens; euro & EMU prospects; IMF extends Argentine debt deadline; AEA conference; IMF approves review of Brazil's performance; Carson & Bove on GDDS African project; IMF transparency; and Vietnam strives for higher growth. PDF File Size: 427Kb
August 13, 2001 -- IMF Survey:
IMF support for Turkey, Argentina, Brazil; IMF conditionality conference; UNDP Human Development Report; Trinidad & Tobago PDF File Size: 936Kb
August 02, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Stand-by credit for Russia; sequencing financial sector reforms; Summers on debt relief; IMF staff reports--pilot project; Brazil credit tranche approved; Galbraith on 20th century's unfinished business; and Dubrovnik conference on transition economies PDF File Size: 671Kb
April 05, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Agreement on key elements of Russian program; credit disbursement for Brazil; augmented support for Indonesia; Camdessus on Nigeria's reforms; large capital flows; exchange rate implications of EMU; and strengthened SDDS: and offshore banking. PDF File Size: 235Kb
March 22, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Brazil's revised economic program; Camdessus on Latin American regionalism; euro area data in IFS; U.K. monetary policy framework; tax policy and Asian crisis; joint external debt statistics; and trade, prices, and demand in China PDF File Size: 614Kb
February 08, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
IMF quota increase enters into effect and IMF quotas and reviews; Brazil and IMF agree on elements of new policy framework; IMF and market information; Camdessus on transition economies, Asian crisis and social issues; inequality and role of government PDF File Size: 480Kb
January 25, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
IMF assessment of programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand and press conferences by Jack Boorman; Brazil-IMF discussions; report on American Economic Assocation meeting; Camdessus on Asian crisis; and Portuguese banking reforms. PDF File Size: 577Kb
December 14, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Financial market turbulence; IMF approves Brazil credit; U.S. inflation and unemployment; debt relief for Honduras and Nicaragua; Camdessus in Latin America; corporate debt in east Asia; and budget reform in Lithuania. PDF File Size: 405Kb
November 30, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Impact of euro introduction, debt assistance for Honduras and Nicaragua, IMF press conference on Brazil, Camdessus on financial sector reforms, Max Corden on Asian crisis, sound banking in sub-Saharan Africa, and bank restructuring in Kazakhstan. PDF File Size: 564Kb
November 16, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Brazil-IMF conclude negotiations on financing package, UNCTAD report on foreign direct investment; Camdessus on financial reform, Group of Seven plan for financial reform, and financial sector development in sub-Saharan Africa. PDF File Size: 413Kb
November 02, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Brazil-IMF discussions; capital account liberalization issues; Governors' Annual Meetings addresses; Sutherland's Per Jacobbson lecture; Group of 24 communique; and Camdessus on poverty and social justice. PDF File Size: 345Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- New IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 103Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Alexandre Tombini, Governor, Central Bank of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 227Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 142Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega Minister of Finance, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 368Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 335Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 101Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Ministerio da Fazenda, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 336Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Ministerio da Fazenda, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 282Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega Minister of Finance, Ministerio da Fazenda Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 329Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Guido Mantega
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 293Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 197Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 343Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 292Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 176Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 218Kb
September 28, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil, on behalf of the Constituency comprising Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the Constituency comprising Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D. C., April, 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Venezuela
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Carlos Saito G-24 Chairman to the Second Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 24, 2000
Speaking as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs
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Issues Briefs
April 01, 2008 -- Issues Brief - Reform of IMF Quotas and Voice: Responding to Changes in the Global Economy
On March 28, 2008, the Executive Board of the IMF endorsed a major package of reforms that will enhance the institution's governance. Once approved by the Fund's Board of Governors (they are expected to cast their votes by April 28), the agreement will adjust quota shares to better reflect the relative weight of member countries in the world economy, particularly that of dynamic emerging countries. It will also enhance the voice and representation of low-income countries within the IMF.
March 26, 2001 -- Resolving and Preventing Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- An IMF Issues Brief
It is important to encourage the involvement of private sector creditors in the resolution of crises, by reaching cooperative solutions to payment problems. If efforts to reach agreement on a voluntary approach are not successful, creditors may have to accept some constraint on their immediate demands for repayment and shoulder some losses.
June 26, 2000 -- Exchange Rate Regimes in an Increasingly Integrated World Economy -- An IMF Issues Brief
This brief considers the choice of an appropriate exchange rate regime--floating, managed or fixed arrangements--for individual countries in light of important changes that have taken place in the world econmy in recent years.
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Letters of Intent
December 02, 2004 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, December 2, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 08, 2004 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, September 8, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 03, 2004 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, June 3, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 03, 2004 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, March 3, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 21, 2003 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, November 21, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 20, 2003 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, August 20, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
May 28, 2003 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, May 28, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
February 28, 2003 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, February 28, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 02, 2002 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, December 2, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 29, 2002 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 29, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 14, 2002 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, June 14, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 05, 2002 -- Brazil -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 5 , 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 04, 2002 -- Brazil Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 4, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 30, 2001 -- Brazil Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 30, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 23, 2001 -- Brazil Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 23, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 14, 2001 -- Brazil Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 14, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 03, 2000 -- Brazil Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 3, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 20, 2000 -- Brazil Memorandum of Economic Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding Letter of Intent, April 20, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 12, 1999 -- Brazil Memorandum of Economic Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding Letter of Intent, November 12, 1999
This Memorandum of Economic Policies of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF
July 02, 1999 -- Brazil Memorandum of Economic Policies, July 2, 1999 Letter of Intent
This Memorandum of Economic Policies of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF
July 02, 1999 -- Brazil -- Technical Memorandum of Understanding July 2, 1999 Letter of Intent
Sets out the specific performance criteria,indicative targets, and assumptions that will be applied under the arrangement for Brazil and details some specific daily data that the authorities will provide to the staff of the Fund.
March 08, 1999 -- Brazil Memorandum of Economic Policies, March 8, 1999 Letter of Intent
This Memorandum of Economic Policies of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 08, 1998 -- Brazil -- Technical Memorandum of Understanding Letter of intent
Sets out the specific performance criteria, indicative targets, and assumptions that will be applied under the arrangement for Brazil and details some specific daily data that the authorities will provide to the staff of the Fund.
November 13, 1998 -- Brazil Letter of Intent, November 13, 1998
This Letter of Intent of the government of Brazil describes the policies that Brazil intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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News Briefs
December 19, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes First Review of Stand-By Credit with Brazil
December 04, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director to Visit Brazil, Colombia and Chile
October 28, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Köhler Congratulates Brazil's President-Elect
August 07, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Köhler Confirms Agreement with Brazil
June 18, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Review of Stand-By Arrangement with Brazil
March 26, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Second Review of Stand-By Arrangement with Brazil
January 23, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes First Review of Stand-by Arrangement with Brazil
August 03, 2001 -- News Brief: Köhler says IMF Management to recommend US$15 Billion Stand-by for Brazil
April 27, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF and Brazil Establish a Joint Regional Training Center
March 28, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Seventh Review Under the Stand-by Arrangement for Brazil
November 28, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Brazil Sixth Review
August 02, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Köhler Issues Statement on Brazil
May 31, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Brazil Fifth Review
May 11, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit Argentina, Brazil, Honduras and Mexico
November 29, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Brazil Review and Approves Next Credit Tranche
July 28, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Brazil Review and Approves Next Credit Tranche
July 02, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Management Recommends Approval of Brazil's Next Review
March 30, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Approves Credit Disbursement To Brazil
March 08, 1999 -- News Brief: Camdessus Recommends Approval of Brazil’s Revised Program
March 05, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Announces Conclusion of Staff Negotiations with Brazil
February 04, 1999 -- News Brief: Joint Statement of the Ministry of Finance of Brazil and the IMF Team
January 18, 1999 -- REVISED - News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Constructive Discussions with Brazil
January 13, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF’s Managing Director’s Statement on Brazil
November 13, 1998 -- News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Conclusion of Talks on Brazil’s Program
October 20, 1998 -- News Brief: Joint Communiqué of the Brazilian Authorities and the IMF Management
October 08, 1998 -- Joint Statement of Understanding by the Brazilian Authorities and the IMF Management
September 23, 1998 -- News Brief: Statement by IMF Managing Director on Brazil
November 10, 1997 -- News Brief: IMF’s Camdessus Welcomes Brazilian Fiscal Policy Package
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Other
December 27, 2012 -- The Interaction of Monetary and Macroprudential Policies - Background Paper
Subject: Monetary policy | Brazil | Turkey | Korea, Republic of | United States | Macroprudential policy | Price stabilization | Inflation targeting | Financial stability | Financial systems | Background papers
March 03, 2011 -- Amendment of the Instrument to Establish the SCA-1/Deferred Charges Administered Account - Extension of Termination Date
Subject: Special Contingent Account | Argentina | Brazil | Liberia | Administered accounts | Debt relief | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
January 12, 2011 -- New Growth Drivers for Low-Income Countries - The Role of the BRICs
Subject: Economic growth | Brazil | Russian Federation | India | China, People's Republic of | Low-income developing countries | Foreign direct investment | Development financing | Infrastructure | Bilateral trade | Trade relations | Cross country analysis
January 08, 2010 -- Note Purchase Agreement with Brazil
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Brazil | Borrowing by Fund | Real sector | External borrowing | New Arrangements to Borrow | Article VII, Section 1(i) | Borrowed resources use | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
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Press Releases
August 28, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
March 21, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF and World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program Mission to Brazil
December 01, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Brazil
May 24, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Executive Directors Representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa on the Selection Process for Appointing an IMF Managing Director
March 03, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of His Visit to Brazil
May 26, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Says Brazil Key in Global Economic Governance; Signs Agreement for New Joint Regional Training Center for Latin America
January 22, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Signs US$10 Billion Note Purchase Agreement with Brazil
June 10, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Welcomes Brazil’s Intention to Invest Up To US$10 Billion in Notes Issued by the IMF
August 23, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato at the Conclusion of his Visit to Brazil
March 27, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on the Resignation of Antonio Palocci as Finance Minister of Brazil
January 10, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement During his Visit to Brazil
January 05, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Visit Brazil on January 10-11
December 13, 2005 -- Press Release: Brazil Announces Intention to Complete Early Repayment of Entire Outstanding Obligations to the IMF
December 01, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger's Statement at the Conclusion of Her Visit to Brazil
July 14, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Welcomes Brazil's Intention to Make an Early Repayment of its Outstanding Supplemental Reserve Facility Obligations to the IMF
March 28, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on Brazil
March 22, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Final Review Under Brazil's Stand-By Arrangement
February 22, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Director Teresa Ter-Minassian on Brazil's Three-Year Public Investment Pilot Program
December 15, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Ninth Review Under Brazil's Stand-By Arrangement
September 23, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Eighth Review of Brazil's Stand-By Arrangement
September 03, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement at the Conclusion of His Visit To Brazil
July 27, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission in Brazil
June 18, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh Review of Brazil's Stand-By Arrangement
March 26, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review of Brazil's Stand-By Arrangement
March 01, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler's Remarks Following His Visit To Brazil
February 26, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit Brazil
December 15, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves 15-Month Extension, and US$6.6 Billion Augmentation of Brazil's Stand-By Credit
November 05, 2003 -- Press Release: Remarks by IMF First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger in Brazil
September 05, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Brazil's Fourth Review, Approves US$4.1 Billion Disbursement
June 13, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review of Stand-By Credit with Brazil; Approves US$9.3 Billion Disbursement
March 17, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Second Review of Stand-By Credit with Brazil, Approves US$4.1 Billion Disbursement
January 28, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Meets Brazilian President Lula da Silva
September 06, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$30.4 Billion Stand-By Credit for Brazil
September 14, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$15.58 Billion Stand-By Credit for Brazil
December 02, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves SDR 13 Billion Stand-By Credit for Brazil; Activates NAB
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Public Information Notices
July 20, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 03, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 05, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 28, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 08, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 18, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 19, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 16, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 25, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 24, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 07, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 22, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
August 23, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
March 13, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Brazil
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
April 04, 2014 -- Inflation Persistence in Brazil - A Cross Country Comparison
Author/Editor: Shaun K. Roache
Series: Working Paper No. 14/55
February 14, 2014 -- Rising BRICs and Changes in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Business Cycle Patterns
Author/Editor: Oumar Diallo | Sampawende J.-A. Tapsoba
Series: Working Paper No. 14/35
January 10, 2014 -- Real Exchange Rate Appreciation in Emerging Markets: Can Fiscal Policy Help?
Author/Editor: Marialuz Moreno Badia | Alex Segura-Ubiergo
Series: Working Paper No. 14/1
December 17, 2013 -- Monetary Transmission in Brazil: Has the Credit Channel Changed?
Author/Editor: Mercedes Garcia-Escribano
Series: Working Paper No. 13/251
October 23, 2013 -- Brazil: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/313
July 08, 2013 -- Chile: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/199
June 06, 2013 -- Brazil: Technical Note on Stress Testing the Banking Sector
Series: Country Report No. 13/147
June 06, 2013 -- Brazil: Technical Note on Macroprudential Policy Framework
Series: Country Report No. 13/148
June 06, 2013 -- Brazil: Technical Note on Consumer Credit Growth and Household Financial Stress
Series: Country Report No. 13/149
May 30, 2013 -- The Growth Comeback in Developing Economies: A New Hope or Back to the Future?
Author/Editor: Bluedorn, John | Duttagupta, Rupa | Guajardo, Jaime | Mwase, Nkunde
Series: Working Paper No. 13/132
December 14, 2012 -- Brazil: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Insurance Core Principles of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors
Series: Country Report No. 12/334
November 29, 2012 -- Nonfinancial Firms in Latin America: A Source of Vulnerability?
Author/Editor: Gonzalez, Maria
Series: Working Paper No. 12/279
September 01, 2012 -- Brazil’s Capital Market: Current Status and Issues for Further Development
Author/Editor: Park, Joonkyu
Series: Working Paper No. 12/224
July 31, 2012 -- Brazil: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 12/206
July 31, 2012 -- Brazil: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 12/207
July 20, 2012 -- Brazil: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/192
June 01, 2012 -- Intra-Regional Spillovers in South America: Is Brazil Systemic after All?
Author/Editor: Adler, Gustavo | Sosa, Sebastian
Series: Working Paper No. 12/145
March 01, 2012 -- BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs
Author/Editor: Mwase, Nkunde | Yang, Yongzheng
Series: Working Paper No. 12/74
March 01, 2012 -- Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility: Evidence from Brazil
Author/Editor: Estevão, Marcello M. | Carvalho Filho, Irineu E.
Series: Working Paper No. 12/84
February 01, 2012 -- The Puzzle of Brazil's High Interest Rates
Author/Editor: Segura-Ubiergo, Alex
Series: Working Paper No. 12/62
December 01, 2011 -- Effectiveness of Capital Controls in Selected Emerging Markets in the 2000s
Author/Editor: Baba, Chikako | Kokenyne, Annamaria
Series: Working Paper No. 11/281
November 01, 2011 -- Determinants of Development Financing Flows from Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Mwase, Nkunde
Series: Working Paper No. 11/255
November 01, 2011 -- Low-Income Countries' BRIC Linkage: Are There Growth Spillovers?
Author/Editor: Samaké, Issouf | Yang, Yongzheng
Series: Working Paper No. 11/267
August 01, 2011 -- Financing Infrastructure in India: Macroeconomic Lessons and Emerging Market Case Studies
Author/Editor: Walsh, James P | Park, Chanho | Yu, Jiangyan
Series: Working Paper No. 11/181
July 01, 2011 -- FDI from BRICs to LICs: Emerging Growth Driver?
Author/Editor: Mlachila, Montfort | Takebe, Misa
Series: Working Paper No. 11/178
June 01, 2011 -- The Distributive Effects of Land Title on Labor Supply: Evidence from Brazil
Author/Editor: Moura, Mauricio | Piza, Caio | Poplawski-Ribeiro, Marcos
Series: Working Paper No. 11/131
May 01, 2011 -- Identifying Fiscal Policy Transmission in Stochastic Debt Forecasts
Author/Editor: Kawakami, Kei | Romeu, Rafael
Series: Working Paper No. 11/107
May 01, 2011 -- On Brazil’s Term Structure: Stylized Facts and Analysis of Macroeconomic Interactions
Author/Editor: Alves, Luiz | Cabral, Rodrigo | Munclinger, Richard | Rodriguez Waldo, Marco
Series: Working Paper No. 11/113
January 01, 2011 -- Exploration of the Brazilian Term Structure in a Hidden Markov Framework
Author/Editor: Munclinger, Richard
Series: Working Paper No. 11/22
December 01, 2010 -- Weathering the Global Storm: The Benefits of Monetary Policy Reform in the LA5 Countries
Author/Editor: Canales Kriljenko, Jorge Iván | Jácome, Luis Ignacio | Alichi, Ali | de Oliveira Lima, Ivan Luis
Series: Working Paper No. 10/292
January 01, 2010 -- Post-Crisis Bank Behavior: Lessons from Mercosur
Series: Working Paper No. 10/1
November 01, 2009 -- From Lombard Street to Avenida Paulista: Foreign Exchange Liquidity Easing in Brazil in Response to the Global Shock of 2008-09
Author/Editor: Stone, Mark R. | Walker, W. Christopher | Yasui, Yosuke
Series: Working Paper No. 09/259
October 01, 2009 -- Do Trading Partners Still Matter for Nigeria's Growth? A Contribution to the Debate on Decoupling and Spillovers
Author/Editor: Obiora, Kingsley I.
Series: Working Paper No. 09/218
October 01, 2008 -- Household Income As A Determinant of Child Labor and School Enrollment in Brazil: Evidence From A Social Security Reform
Author/Editor: Carvalho Filho, Irineu E.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/241
August 01, 2008 -- Monetary Transmission in an Emerging Targeter: The Case of Brazil
Author/Editor: Catão, Luis | Laxton, Douglas | Pagan, A. R.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/191
August 01, 2008 -- The Myth of Post-Reform Income Stagnation: Evidence from Brazil and Mexico
Author/Editor: Carvalho Filho, Irineu E. | Chamon, Marcos
Series: Working Paper No. 08/197
June 18, 2008 -- IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 1, 2008
Series: IMF Staff Papers, Volume 55, No. 1
December 01, 2007 -- Is Brazil Different? Risk, Dollarization, and Interest Rates in Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Bacha, Edmar L. | Holland, Márcio | Gonçalves, Fernando M.
Series: Working Paper No. 07/294
December 01, 2007 -- Stochastic Volatilities and Correlations, Extreme Values and Modeling the Macroeconomic Environment, Under Which Brazilian Banks Operate
Author/Editor: Barnhill, Theodore M. | Souto, Marcos
Series: Working Paper No. 07/290
December 01, 2006 -- The Myth of Post-Reform Income Stagnation in Brazil
Author/Editor: Carvalho Filho, Irineu E. | Chamon, Marcos
Series: Working Paper No. 06/275
December 01, 2006 -- Probabilistic Sustainability of Public Debt: A Vector Autoregression Approach for Brazil, Mexico, and Turkey
Author/Editor: Tanner, Evan | Samaké, Issouf
Series: Working Paper No. 06/295
December 01, 2006 -- Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance -Trying to Explain the Puzzle
Author/Editor: Adrogué, Ricardo | Cerisola, Martin | Gelos, Gaston
Series: Working Paper No. 06/282
November 01, 2006 -- The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps During Distress
Author/Editor: Andritzky, Jochen R. | Singh, Manmohan
Series: Working Paper No. 06/254
October 01, 2006 -- External Adjustment and Equilibrium Exchange Rate in Brazil
Author/Editor: Paiva, Claudio
Series: Working Paper No. 06/221
May 01, 2006 -- Regional Convergence in Latin America
Author/Editor: Serra, Maria Isabel | Pazmino, Maria Fernanda | Lindow, Genevieve | Sutton, Bennett | Ramirez, Gustavo
Series: Working Paper No. 06/125
February 01, 2006 -- Common Factors in Latin America's Business Cycles
Author/Editor: Aiolfi, Marco | Catão, Luis | Timmermann, Allan
Series: Working Paper No. 06/49
July 01, 2005 -- Tax Systems under Fiscal Adjustment: A Dynamic CGE Analysis of the Brazilian Tax Reform
Author/Editor: Lledo, Victor Duarte
Series: Working Paper No. 05/142
June 20, 2005 -- Brazil: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 05/207
June 01, 2005 -- What Drives Inflation Expectations in Brazil? An Empirical Analysis
Author/Editor: Cerisola, Martin | Gelos, Gaston
Series: Working Paper No. 05/109
April 01, 2005 -- Central Bank Losses and Experiences in Selected Countries
Author/Editor: Dalton, John W. | Dziobek, Claudia Helene
Series: Working Paper No. 05/72
August 01, 2004 -- Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability: Cardoso's Brazil, 1995-2002
Author/Editor: Giambiagi, Fabio | Ronci, Márcio Valério
Series: Working Paper No. 04/156
July 01, 2004 -- The Contingent Claims Approach to Corporate Vulnerability Analysis: Estimating Default Risk and Economy-wide Risk Transfer
Author/Editor: Gapen, Michael T. | Gray, Dale F. | Xiao, Yingbin | Lim, Cheng Hoon
Series: Working Paper No. 04/121
January 01, 2004 -- How Private Creditors Fared in Emerging Debt Markets, 1970-2000
Author/Editor: Klingen, Christoph | Weder, Beatrice | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 04/13
October 01, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil [Pamphlet]
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Pamphlet
September 03, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil
Author/Editor: Mansoor, Ali M. | Takagi, Shinji | Barnes, Kevin | Cohen, Benjamin H.
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
July 28, 2003 -- The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises: Indonesia, Korea, Brazil [Advance Copy]
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
July 01, 2003 -- Trade Elasticities and Market Expectations in Brazil
Author/Editor: Paiva, Claudio
Series: Working Paper No. 03/140
July 01, 2003 -- Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Brazil
Author/Editor: Belaisch, Agnes
Series: Working Paper No. 03/141
June 01, 2003 -- Do Brazilian Banks Compete?
Author/Editor: Belaisch, Agnes
Series: Working Paper No. 03/113
May 01, 2003 -- Pick Your Poison: The Exchange Rate Regime and Capital Account Volatility in Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Iwata, Shigeru | Tanner, Evan
Series: Working Paper No. 03/92
February 01, 2002 -- International Capital Crunches: The Time-Varying Role of Informational Asymmetries
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka | Taylor, Mark P.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/43
February 01, 2002 -- International Capital Crunches: The Time-Varying Role of Informational Asymmetries
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka | Taylor, Mark P.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/43
January 01, 2002 -- Fiscal Sustainability and Monetary versus Fiscal Dominance: Evidence from Brazil, 1991-2000
Author/Editor: Tanner, Evan | Ramos, Alberto M.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/5
January 01, 2002 -- Fiscal Sustainability and Monetary versus Fiscal Dominance: Evidence from Brazil, 1991-2000
Author/Editor: Tanner, Evan | Ramos, Alberto M.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/5
December 06, 2001 -- Brazil: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 01/217
December 06, 2001 -- Brazil: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 01/217
May 01, 2001 -- Bank Debit Taxes in Latin America - An Analysis of Recent Trends
Author/Editor: Coelho, Isaias | Ebrill, Liam P. | Summers, Victoria P.
Series: Working Paper No. 01/67
March 01, 2001 -- Inflation Targeting in the Context of IMF-Supported Adjustment Programs
Author/Editor: Bléjer, Mario I. | Leone, Alfredo Mario | Schwartz, Gerd | Rabanal, Pau
Series: Working Paper No. 01/31
January 11, 2001 -- Brazil: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/10
October 01, 2000 -- The Russian Default and the Contagion to Brazil
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur | Goldfajn, Ilan
Series: Working Paper No. 00/160
September 20, 1999 -- Brazil--Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/97
April 15, 1998 -- Brazil Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/24
February 01, 1998 -- Public Debt Indexation and Denomination - The Case of Brazil
Author/Editor: Goldfajn, Ilan
Series: Working Paper No. 98/18
October 01, 1997 -- Cyclical Fluctuations in Brazil's Real Exchange Rate: The Role of Domestic and External Factors
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Hoffmaister, Alexander W. | Medeiros, Carlos I.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/128
September 01, 1997 -- Capital Flows to Brazil-The Endogeneity of Capital Controls
Author/Editor: Cardoso, Eliane A. | Goldfajn, Ilan
Series: Working Paper No. 97/115
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 45, No. 1, March 1998.
September 01, 1997 -- Income Distribution and Social Expenditure in Brazil
Author/Editor: Clements, Benedict J.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/120
May 01, 1996 -- Infrequent Large Nominal Devaluations and their Impact on the Futures Prices for Foreign Exchange in Brazil
Author/Editor: Drummond, Paulo Flavio Nacif
Series: Working Paper No. 96/49
February 01, 1996 -- "The Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Developing Countries: Brazil and Korea"
Author/Editor: Hoffmaister, Alexander W. | Roldos, Jorge E.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/20
September 28, 1995 -- Policies for Growth: The Latin American Experience: Proceedings of a Conference held in Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 16-19, 1994
Author/Editor: Resende, André Lara | Muns, Joaquín
Notes: The conference was cosponsored by the International Monetary Fund, the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and the Central Bank of Brazil.
February 01, 1994 -- Targeting the Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence
Author/Editor: Calvo, Guillermo | Reinhart, Carmen | Végh Gramont, Carlos A.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/22
February 01, 1994 -- Targeting the Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence
Author/Editor: Calvo, Guillermo | Reinhart, Carmen | Végh Gramont, Carlos A.
Series: Working Paper No. 94/22
December 01, 1991 -- Growth Strategies, Employment, and Income Distribution in Brazil: An Input-Output Assessment
Author/Editor: Clements, Benedict J.
Series: Working Paper No. 91/122
July 01, 1991 -- Economic Growth in Latin America
Author/Editor: De Gregorio, Jose
Series: Working Paper No. 91/71
May 01, 1991 -- The Demand for Money During High Inflation Episodes - Some Latin American Evidence on the Cagan Model
Author/Editor: Taylor, Mark P. | Phylaktis, Kate
Series: Working Paper No. 91/48
December 01, 1990 -- Real Interest Rate Targeting: An Example From Brazil
Author/Editor: Clifton, Eric V.
Series: Working Paper No. 90/111
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Speeches
December 13, 2012 -- "Fiscal Federations: Lessons for the Design of a European Fiscal Union" By Carlo Cottarelli
June 28, 2012 -- 12th IMF Forum on Managing Sovereign Risk and Public Debt: "Managing Sovereign Debt: A Seismic Shift in Demand and Supply Dynamics?" Opening Remarks by Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
April 12, 2012 -- Seizing the Moment- Thinking Beyond the Crisis, Address at the Brookings Institution By Christine Lagarde
May 25, 2011 -- Managing Capital Flows in Emerging Markets
January 24, 2011 -- Latin America in an Uneven Global Recovery: Managing Abundance
May 29, 2008 -- The U.S. Outlook and Implications for Latin America, Speech by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At the American Enterprise Institute
March 18, 2008 -- "The Financial Market Crisis and Risks for Latin America" - Presentation by Anoop Singh,, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
August 22, 2007 -- Economic Growth and Financial Market Development: A Strengthening Integration, Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
May 02, 2007 -- Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund at the 37th Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
April 27, 2007 -- Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF at the MIT Latin Conference
at the MIT Latin Conference, MIT Sloan School of Management
April 04, 2007 -- Remarks by Murilo Portugal, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, At a High-level Regional Seminar on Inflation Targeting in Rabat, Morocco
February 23, 2006 -- Evolution not Revolution: The Changing Role of the IMF in the Global Economy, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Address to International Development Club, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
February 01, 2006 -- Macroeconomic Situation and External Debt in Latin America, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Debt Swaps for Education co-sponsored by the Secretaría General Iberoamericana and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance, Madrid, Spain
January 10, 2006 -- Brazil Resurgent, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
Brasilia, Brazil
December 16, 2005 -- At the Service of the Nations: The Role of the IMF in the Modern Global Economy, Keynote Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the 18TH Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
December 01, 2005 -- Mutual Reinforcement: Economic Policy Reform and Financial Market Strength, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the IASE/NBER Conference: Inaugural Lecture, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 13, 2005 -- Global Context and Regional Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean, Presented by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At a symposium sponsored by the Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia
May 13, 2005 -- Latin America: Short-Term Outlook and Medium-Term Challenges, Address by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Remarks at the XXI Meeting of the Latin American Network of Central Banks and Finance Ministries, IDB, Washington, DC
April 19, 2005 -- Trade Policy and the Strategy for Global Insertion, Speech by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Latin America in the Global Economy, Notre Dame, Indiana
April 05, 2005 -- Bismarck's Warning: The Challenge of Economic Policy Reform in the Twenty-First Century, Anne O. Krueger, IMF First Deputy Managing Director
Lecture Given to the University Philosophical Society, Trinity College, Dublin
February 11, 2005 -- How Stable is the Global Economy? Speech by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research: Economic Summit, Standford, California
January 14, 2005 -- Shared Experience: What Reforming Economies Have in Common, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At a Public Lecture of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Delhi, India
November 26, 2004 -- Challenges and Opportunities in Latin America, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF
to Latin American Parliamentarians at the Fundación para el Análisis y los Estudios Sociales (FAES), Madrid, Spain
November 25, 2004 -- Benefits of Fiscal Consolidation, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF to the Real Academia de Doctores
Given to the Real Academia de Doctores, Barcelona, Spain
November 24, 2004 -- The IMF: The Way Forward, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
At the University of Oviedo, Spain
October 04, 2004 -- Opening Remarks by Anne O Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Lunch for African Governors of the IMF, Washington DC
August 27, 2004 -- Virtuous in Old Age: How the IFIs Can Help Prepare for Demographic Change, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Jackson Hole Symposium, Jackson Hole
June 22, 2004 -- Crisis Resolution: What the Fund is Doing, Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Keynote Address Delivered to the Central Bank of Austria Conference, 60 Years of Bretton Woods -- The Governance of the International Finanacial System -- Looking Ahead, Vienna
January 16, 2004 -- The Rewards of Virtue, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF
Opening Remarks to the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy-International Monetary Fund Conference, Fiscal Policy in India, New Delhi, India
November 14, 2003 -- The Difference is in the Debt: Crisis Resolution in Latin America, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at Latin America Conference on Sector Reform, Stanford Center for International Development, Stanford, CA
October 31, 2003 -- Market Discipline and Public Policy: The Role of the IMF, Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Keynote Address at the Conference on Market Discipline: The Evidence Across Countries and Industries, Co-sponsored by The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Bank for International Settlements, Chicago
October 16, 2003 -- Toward a Better Globalization, Horst K√∂hler, Managing Director of the IMF, Inaugural Lecture on the Occasion of the Honorary Professorship Award at the Eberhard Karls University in T√ľbingen
August 13, 2003 -- Dismantling Barriers and Building Safeguards: Achieving Prosperity in an Age of Globalization, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Heinz Arndt Memorial Lecture, Canberra
July 17, 2003 -- Reinvigorating Growth in Bolivia, Remarks by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At the CAINCO Economic Forum 2003, Santa Cruz de la Sierra
July 15, 2003 -- Life with the IMF: Indonesia's Choices for the Future by Jack Boorman and Andrea Richter Hume
This paper was presented at the 15th Congress of the Indonesian Economists Association, Malang, indonesia
June 16, 2003 -- Keynote Luncheon Address, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Supply, Demand & Deadlines: A Workshop on Economics for Journalists, University of Minnesota
June 12, 2003 -- Detecting and Preventing Financial Crises-Recent IMF Approaches, An Address by IMF First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger
Given to the Bretton Woods Committee Annual Meeting, U.S. State Department, Washington D.C.
May 15, 2003 -- The Challenges of Globalization and the Role of the IMF, Address by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
Given at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Economics and Management at Humboldt University Berlin
May 02, 2003 -- Latin America and the Caribbean: Building a Sustainable Recovery, Speech by Anoop Singh, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Prepared text for remarks at the 21st Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean, Miami
April 29, 2003 -- Fostering Sustainable Growth in Latin America - Key Challenges, Speech by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
At the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
March 11, 2003 -- Sustaining Global Growth and the Way Forward for Latin America, Remarks by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
At the Bank of Spain, Madrid
September 19, 2002 -- Investing in Better Globalization, Remarks by Horst Köhler, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.
July 17, 2002 -- Crisis Prevention and Resolution: Lessons from Argentina, Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER) Conference on The Argentina Crisis, MA, Cambridge
May 07, 2002 -- Economic Outlook for the Americas, An Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Council of the Americas, U.S. State Department, Washington DC
June 25, 2001 -- Remarks to the Argentine Bankers Association -- by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Argentine Bankers Association Meeting
June 01, 2001 -- Asia and the IMF -- Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore
May 07, 2001 -- Promoting Stability and Prosperity in a Globalized World -- Remarks by Horst Köhler
Delivered at the Council of Americas, Washington DC
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
October 12, 2000 -- Latin America 2000 -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the LACEA Conference, Rio de Janeiro
September 15, 2000 -- International Monetary Fund: Getting the Job Done -- Address by Eduardo Aninat, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Miami Herald Americas Conference, Miami
May 26, 2000 -- Growth and Stability in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges for the Epoch of Globalization--Lecture by Eduardo Aninat
delivered at the Eric Williams Memorial Lecture, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
March 20, 2000 -- Opening Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the IMF Institute's High-Level Seminar on Implementing Inflation Targets
February 02, 2000 -- Presentation by Stanley Fischer to the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission
The recent crises have posed difficult new challenges, to which we responded swiftly; we are now seeing the benefits of most of the policies we recommended. But the crises also revealed the need for reform of the Fund and its activities. The process of reform is now well under way, but far from complete.
December 09, 1999 -- Learning the Lessons of Financial Crises: The Roles of the Public and Private Sectors -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Emerging Market Traders' Association Annual Meeting, New York
September 28, 1999 -- Address by Michel Camdessus Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the IMF to the Board of Governors of the Fund
August 07, 1999 -- Remarks at the Inauguration of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Tito Mboweni -- Address by Stanley Fischer
These remarks were prepared for delivery at the inauguration of Tito Mboweni, and the retirement of Chris Stals, as Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Midrand
July 05, 1999 -- After-crisis thoughts on poverty alleviation and peace for development -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the High-Level Segment of the 1999 Substantive Session of the UN Economic and Social Council, Geneva
June 09, 1999 -- Preventing and Resolving Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Bretton Woods Committee 1999 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
June 08, 1999 -- The Private Sector in a Strengthened Global Financial System -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the International Monetary Conference, Philadelphia
June 07, 1999 -- Better Integrating in an Increasingly Globalized World -- Remarks by Alassane D. Ouattara
Given to the Group of 77 Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD X, Geneva
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 18, 1999 -- World Economic Outlook: Implications of Reform for Japan and the IMF- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the International Finance Seminar, Tokyo
May 14, 1999 -- The Reform of Global Exchange and Financial Systems Since the Eruption of the Asian Crisis - Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Presented at the International Conference on Central Banking Policies, Macau
April 28, 1999 -- The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Some Lessons -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at the Conference of the Economic Strategy Institute, Washington DC
April 23, 1999 -- The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Lessons for Eastern Europe and Asia -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at the EastWest Institute conference, New York
March 15, 1999 -- Regional Implications of Globalization: A Latin American Perspective - Address of Michel Camdessus
At the 40th Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank, Paris
March 04, 1999 -- Opening Remarks by Mr. Alassane D. Ouattara
Given at the Academie de la paix et de la securité internationale Conference on Crises and International Security, Monaco
January 22, 1999 -- Globalization and the Third Millennium: Challenges and Issues -- Address by Mr. Alassane D. Ouattara
Presented to the CERAM Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
January 03, 1999 -- On the Need for an International Lender of Last Resort -- Stanley Fischer
This is a slightly revised version of a paper prepared for delivery at the joint luncheon of the American Economic Association and the American Finance Association
November 25, 1998 -- The global economy: still in crisis? -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the International Financial Congress: Finantia '98, Madrid
November 18, 1998 -- Financial Sector Soundness and International Financial Reform--Address by Michel Camdessus
given to the Federation of Latin American Banks, Panama
November 09, 1998 -- Reforming the International Monetary System -- Stanley Fischer
This is a revised, but still preliminary, draft of material presented as the David Finch Lecture, Melbourne
June 19, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis and Implications for Other Economies - Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery at the seminar on The Brazilian and the World Economic Outlook organized by Internews, Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 21, 1997 -- Toward a Second Generation of Structural Reform in Latin America
Address given at the 1997 National Banks Convention Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Staff Papers
March 01, 1998 -- Staff Papers March 1998 - Capital Flows to Brazil: The Endogeneity of Capital Controls, by Eliana Cardoso and Ilan Goldfajn
This paper creates an index of capital controls to analyze the determinants of capital flows to Brazil, accounting for the endogeneity of capital controls by considering a government that sets controls in response to capital flows.
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Transcripts
April 12, 2014 -- New Transcript of a Press Briefing: Western Hemisphere Department
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April 09, 2014 -- New Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Fiscal Monitor Report
January 21, 2014 -- Transcript: World Economic Outlook Update Conference Call
October 25, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department,International Monetary Fund
October 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook Update
October 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report
October 09, 2013 -- Transcript of the Fiscal Monitor Press Conference
October 08, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing - World Economic Outlook
August 01, 2013 -- Transcript Of A Conference Call On The Publication Of The 2013 Pilot External Sector Report And Spillover Report
August 01, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Roundtable with IMF Managing Director
July 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Release of World Economic Outlook Update
April 19, 2013 -- Transcript of a IMF Western Hemisphere Department Press Briefing
April 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a WEO Conference
April 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Fiscal Monitor
April 09, 2013 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Conference
January 23, 2013 -- Transcript of World Economic Outlook Update
January 17, 2013 -- Transcript of Managing Director's New Year Press Briefing
October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Fiscal Monitor
October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
September 28, 2012 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Conference
September 25, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the Global Financial Stability Report
July 16, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Updates of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report and Fiscal Monetary
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the Fiscal Monitor Press Conference
April 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the Global Financial Stability Report
December 01, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Acting Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 14, 2011 -- Transcript of "Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery"
September 20, 2011 -- Transcript of the Press Briefing on the Fiscal Monitor
September 20, 2011 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook (WEO) Press Briefing
September 08, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Acting Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
June 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report and Fiscal Monitor Updates
May 26, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund
April 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Fiscal Monitor
April 11, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook
April 07, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytical Chapters 3 and 4 of the World Economic Outlook
April 05, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Capital Inflows
January 27, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the 2011 Fiscal Monitor Update
January 06, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 09, 2010 -- Transcript of G-24 Press Conference
October 08, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of IMF Western Hemisphere Department
October 07, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky, and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook
April 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Western Hemisphere Economic Outlook
April 22, 2010 -- Transcript of the G-24 Press Conference
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report by José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, with Jan Brockmeijer, Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Peter Dattels, Chief of Global Market Monitoring
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, with Jörg Decressin, Assistant Director, Petya Koeva Brooks, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, and Abdul Abiad, Senior Economist in the World Economic Studies Division
April 13, 2010 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Expansion of The IMF's New Arrangements to Borrow
January 26, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Updates of the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report and World Economic Outlook
November 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the November 2009 Cross-Country Fiscal Monitor
October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of the G-24 press conference
October 01, 2009 -- Transcript of the Fourth Pillar Meeting, Istanbul Convention, Center Taksim Meeting Room
July 06, 2009 -- Transcript of a Media Conference Call on IMF Notes Issuance with Andrew Tweedie, Director, IMF Finance Department
April 26, 2009 -- Transcript of the G24 Press Conference
April 23, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook
November 06, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook Update by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Outlook Studies Division, IMF
October 11, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Guido Mantega, Finance Minister of Brazil and Chairman of the G-20
October 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Recent Developments in Latin America by Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF Western Hemisphere Department
October 10, 2008 -- Transcript of the Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs and Development (G-24) Ministers Press Conference
Transcript of G-24 Ministers Press Conference
October 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn
October 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, with Charles Collyns, Deputy Director; and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division
July 17, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook Update by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, and Charles Collyns, Deputy Director of Research
May 08, 2008 -- Transcript of an Address at the Council on Foreign Relations, by First Deputy Managing Director, John Lipsky
April 14, 2008 -- Transcript of the Development Committee Press Briefing by Agustín Carstens, Chairman, Development Committee; Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank Group; and Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, IMF
April 12, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Regional Outlook for the Western Hemisphere by Anoop Singh, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department
April 11, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on Monetary Affairs and Development ("G-24"), Mr. Jean-Claude Masangu Mulongo.
April 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, on the Spring 2008 World Economic Outlook
April 03, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, with Roberto Cardarelli, Natalia Tamirisa and Nikola Spatafora, on the World Economic Outlook Analytic Chapters
November 08, 2007 -- Transcript of a press briefing with Mr. Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF's Western Hemisphere Department on the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere
October 20, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on update on Economic Developments in Latin America
October 18, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations
October 03, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director-designate of the International Monetary Fund, with Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, and Saleh Nsouli, Director, IMF Office in Europe
September 06, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press conference by Masood Ahmed, Director of the External Relations Department, IMF
June 01, 2007 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: New Perspectives on Financial Globalization
April 13, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere Department
April 12, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations, IMF
April 11, 2007 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
April 10, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report by Jaime Caruana, Director of the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Hung Tran, Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department
April 05, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Analytic Chapters of the World Economic Outlook (WEO), by Simon Johnson, Economic Counselor and Director of the IMF's Research Department; Charles Collyns, Deputy Director of the Research Department; and Timothy Callen, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division
January 16, 2007 -- Transcript of Press Conference by IMF Managing Director, Rodrigo de Rato
November 15, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Book Forum -- Handbook on Fiscal Federalism
November 10, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Economic Forum: How Does Capital Account Liberalization Affect Economic Growth?
November 03, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 05, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 17, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, Chairman of the IMF's International Monetary and Financial Committee, and Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF, with Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF's External Relations Department
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Economic Update
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the Chair of the Group of 24 Ministers
September 15, 2006 -- Transcript of Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato
September 15, 2006 -- Transcript of Civil Society Organizations Town Hall Meeting with IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato, and World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz
September 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook Report
September 13, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Making the IMF's Lending More Effective
This transcript was put together from an interview with Alessandro Rebucci on August 7, 2006 and on e-mail exchanges with him and Ashoka Mody between August 28, 2006 and September 8, 2006.
September 06, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Analytic Chapters of the World Economic Outlook with Raghuram Rajan, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, Charles Collyns, Deputy Director of Research, and Timothy Callen, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, IMF
May 23, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Pragmatisn: Latin America's New 'Ism'?
April 21, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Western Hemisphere Region, IMF, with Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department
April 19, 2006 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Briefing, IMF
April 13, 2006 -- Transcript of a Conference Call by Raghuram Rajan, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, with David J. Robinson, Deputy Director, Research, and Timothy Callen, Chief, World Economic Studies Division on the Analytic Chapters of the Spring 2006 World Economic Outlook
April 11, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report
January 12, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 14, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
December 01, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
September 23, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Latin America and the Caribbean
August 25, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with Thomas Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
April 15, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Latin America by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department and others
Caroline Atkinson, Charles Collyns and Jose Fajgenbaum, Deputy Directors, Western Hemisphere Department, and Markus Rodlauer and Christopher Towe, Senior Advisors, Western Hemisphere Department als participated.
April 14, 2005 -- Transcript of Press Conference by Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson, IMF
April 13, 2005 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, April 13, 2005
April 08, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum--The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century
February 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 02, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of the External Relations Department
January 13, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 16, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 05, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Contractionary Currency Crashes in Developing Countries --The Mundell-Fleming Lecture, IMF Annual Research Conference
October 20, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 06, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum, Rules-Based Fiscal Policy In Emerging Markets
October 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Latin America, By Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
September 30, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson
Press Conference before the 2004 Annual Meetings
September 30, 2004 -- Transcript of a Joint IMF/World Bank Town Hall with Civil Society Organizations
September 29, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, September 29, 2004
September 23, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 22, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call on the World Economic Outlook, Chapters II and III, by Raghuram Rajan, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department, with David J. Robinson, Deputy Director, Research Department, and James Morsink, Chief, World Economic Studies Division, Research Department.
September 15, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report by Gerd Häusler, Counsellor and Director, International Capital Markets Department, and Hung Tran, Deputy Director, International Capital Markets Department, IMF
September 09, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
August 26, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
July 29, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 15, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 18, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 13, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 11, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director Designate, IMF
Washington, D.C.
April 23, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Latin America By Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
April 22, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Ahead of the 2004 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund's International Monetary and Financial Committee, with Acting Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and External Relations Director, Thomas C. Dawson
April 21, 2004 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 25, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference, Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF, Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department and Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
February 26, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 05, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum - Do Developing Countries Have a Say at the IMF?
December 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 16, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Ensuring Financial Stability: The IMF's Role
November 07, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Capital Flow Cycles: Old and New Challenges
November 06, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 23, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 09, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Latin America by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
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 the September 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
September 12, 2003 -- Transcript of Managing Director Horst Köhler's Briefing with the Press
September 10, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson Director, External Relations, IMF
I suspect that people are interested in the status of negotiations with Argentina, so I thought perhaps I might quickly give a summary of where we are.
August 21, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 31, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 22, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 08, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I do not have any formal statements to make today. So let me turn to questions.
April 29, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Does IMF Fiscal Policy Advice End Up Hurting The Poor?
April 22, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 10, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference with IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler and First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger
April 09, 2003 -- Transcript of the April 2003 World Economic Outlook Press Conference
March 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 09, 2003 -- Transcript of Remarks by the Managing Director, Mr. Horst Köhler, at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank, and Question and Answer Session with Parliamentarians, Athens, March 9, 2003
March 04, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
February 13, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
January 31, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: The 'Links' that Bind
January 22, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: A New Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring: An IMF Proposal
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.
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 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 08, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- "Is Global Inequality Rising?"
September 28, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Following the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting by Gordon Brown, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, and IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
We meet here in Washington at a testing time for the world economy, with 20 countries accounting for half the world's output having been at some point in the last year or this year in recession, and the committee as it met today recognized that in part reflecting the determined international response, there are continuing indications that the recovery is proceeding, although at a slower pace than earlier this year.
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 18, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call on the World Economic Outlook Analytic Chapters By Kenneth Rogoff, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, David J. Robinson, Deputy Director of the Research Department and Tamim Bayoumi, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division
I think that the clear message is that there are substantial costs to the global economy of maintaining agricultural protection at really astonishingly high levels.
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.
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.
August 02, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I expect this will be my last briefing prior to the Board recess, which goes from August 12th to 26th. I suspect we will have a briefing in that first week when we are back, which will be the week before Labor Day. But we will, of course, be staffed during the recess to respond any inquiries you may have.
July 18, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Thank you and good morning. Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
July 02, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 12, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Global Financial Stability Report
The report is trying to blend quarterly developments on the one hand with structural features that could potentially impact the stability of the financial system.
June 06, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The Board of Governors approved on May 30 the resolution with respect to membership for East Timor. East Timor's membership will become effective upon the authorities' signing of the Articles of Agreement, which is expected in the next month or so.
May 16, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 18, 2002 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, IMF
April 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler at the National Press Club
March 28, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 15, 2002 -- Transcript of an Economic Forum -- New Ideas for Reducing Poverty
March 13, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This as one of our regular briefings where questions can be on whatever subjects you believe are of interest and of relevance to the Fund.
February 13, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
December 18, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the interim World Economic Outlook
I'm only going to give a few brief opening remarks, and I'm going to show a few slides. Normally we publish a World Economic Outlook only twice a year, but in times where there's been very rapid change in economic events or turmoil in the global economy, we come out with an interim WEO. We felt the recent situation certainly qualified, and we have written what you have before you.
November 01, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Now, before we get to questions, I suspect a number of you may be interested in the preparations and arrangements for the IMFC meetings in Ottawa in a couple of weeks. We expect the Canadian authorities to post on the G-20 website the press accreditation material for the meetings on Monday, November 5th, and the Fund and the Bank will jointly post a press advisory alongside them. If you have any questions, I would ask that you follow up with Media Relations Division later on.
October 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
. I think it should not be any particular news that we have been looking and are looking at having an IMFC meeting as soon as it can be arranged, and I think they are on the right track, even though they don't seem to have too many specifics.
September 28, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The only announcement I have to make before taking questions is a somewhat unusual one. After a gap of 16 years, the Fund is about to publish the latest volume of the official history of the Fund. On October 9th it will come out. This is a series started in the 1960s. This latest volume covers the 1980s, and historically, these histories compensated for some of the secrecy in which the Fund often did its business. Now, of course, we're much more open and so, too, is our approach to history.
September 27, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook, by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, IMF
To explain why we're doing this, normally we have an Annual Meeting, and our World Economic Outlook press briefing typically takes place just prior to the Annual Meetings, which draws journalists from 30 odd countries. Because we have no Annual Meetings this coming weekend, we decided to come to London and provide you with an opportunity to ask some additional questions basis the latest World Economic Outlook.
September 26, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, IMF
September 24, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Based on now, which is to say, no more negative surprises and so on, it's very hard to see very much medium-term macroeconomic impact after the initial bout of whatever has happened as a result of September 11th happens.
September 19, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
I sense here a strong feeling in this institution that even more after this attack, there is a need for cooperation, international cooperation, and we do think that in this institution we have a lot of common ground for this cooperation.
August 30, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
We're planning the WEO press conference for 9:00 a.m. on the 26th and embargoing everything for release until 11 o'clock on that day. This and other details of Annual Meeting arrangements, press events, will be posted on the external website within the next week.
August 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Press registration for the 56th Annual Meetings opened 10 days ago. We had a record first week sign-up. And the deadline for journalists is Friday, September 21st.
July 25, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The Executive Board is scheduled to go into its annual recess from August 6th through August 17th, so this will be my last briefing before the Board recess.
July 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
July 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Journalists by Stanley Fischer First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
I wanted to talk about the Turkish program, following the board meeting yesterday at which it was decided to disburse $1.5 billion, the next tranche of the Turkish loan, and the same day that The World Bank decided to disburse $1.7 billion under their loan, which obviously is a renewed expression of support by the international community for the Turkish program.
June 22, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
June 08, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
April 27, 2001 -- Transcript - Press Conference By IMF Managing Director, Horst Köhler, Prior To The IMFC Meeting
The world economy is going through a very difficult phase, and policymakers representing our 183 member countries are coming here to discuss what needs to be done to give renewed momentum to global growth.
April 26, 2001 -- Transcript -- Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook
In my remarks this morning, I will comment briefly on the global economic outlook and key policy issues for the main industrial countries, then turn to David Robinson and Tam Bayoumi for some brief remarks on the rest of the policy and analytical content of the present WEO.
April 05, 2001 -- Transcript -- Economic Forum - Governing Global Finance: The Role of Civil Society
The panel that is here today will focus their presentations on the core questions of the project, namely, to assess the benefits and drawbacks of civil society engagement with global finance to date; and to suggest steps to maximize the benefits and minimize the shortcomings of civil society involvement in global finance.
November 08, 2000 -- Transcript of Economic Forum -- One World, One Currency: Destination or Delusion? November 8, 2000
The title of this panel harks back to a publication of the European Union or the Commission, a report which was, if my memory serves, called One Market, One Money. And in fact it is the creation of that one money in Europe, the euro, that makes today's topic particularly relevant.
September 21, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Masood Ahmed on The IMF's Role in Poverty Reduction
I will focus on how the Fund is working to support poverty reduction in conjunction with the World Bank and other agencies.
September 20, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by The Managing Director of the IMF Prior to the 2000 Annual Meetings
My vision of the IMF is founded on two major challenges: first, to adjust the Fund to the changes in global financial markets and focus on its core responsibilities in this context and, second, to make the Fund an active and efficient part of the team to make globalization work for the benefit of all.
May 25, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
I thought I should meet with you, not in a very prepared manner or with a statement, but really reporting a bit out from the workshop of the IMF. The IMF has a lot of construction sites, and I am meeting you within this process. So for three weeks now I have been in the Fund.
April 13, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Mr. Stanley Fischer, IMF Acting Managing Director
This is the traditional Managing Director's press briefing for the Spring Meetings.
April 13, 2000 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on Exchange Rate Regimes in an Increasingly Integrated World Economy
The background to this study is the renewed interest in the issue of appropriated exchange rate arrangements, prompted by the currency and payments crises of the 1990s; the general increase in capital mobility and the boom-bust character that we sometimes see involving capital flows to developing countries.
September 30, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Given at the conclusion of the 1999 Annual Meetings
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 09, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 1999 Annual Report of the IMF
The Annual Report is a report on our work program, and that consisted mainly, as it always does, of surveillance, lending activities, and technical assistance activities in a variety of areas to our many member countries.
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.
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 27, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Chairman of the Interim Committee and IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
This briefing was held at the conclusion of the 1999 Spring Interim Committee Meeting.
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 -- 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.
February 10, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Fischer with the University of California San Diego Economic Roundtable
We are at a time when so many emerging market countries are in trouble and when one of the three largest economies in the world, Japan, is in trouble that the U.S. economy continues to do spectacularly well.
January 19, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Boorman with Asian Journalists on the IMF's Review of IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
As you know, we are releasing today this new study called "IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand: A Preliminary Assessment."
January 19, 1999 -- IMF Press Conference of Mr. Boorman on the IMF's Review of IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
This briefing is about the first assessment that the IMF staff has carried out on recent IMF-supported programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand, a document that has been made available to you.
December 21, 1998 -- Press Conference by Michael Mussa on the Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook and International Capital Markets
Transcript of a press conference on the Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook and International Capital Markets.
December 01, 1998 -- Transcript: Financial Markets: Coping With Turbulence
Transcript of a an Economic Forum that discussed the financial crisis that began in Asia, spread to Russia, and is now threatening Latin America. The turbulence--and its contagion--in financial markets has prompted a wide range of efforts to improve the international financial system.
November 13, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director and Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director
And now, let me tell you my pleasure in announcing that today, the Brazilian authorities and an IMF team have successfully concluded negotiations on a strong three-year program of economic and financial reform.
October 29, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Video Conference on Southern Africa by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
I'm looking forward to discussing your questions about the economy of Southern Africa and about the work and the views of the IMF. I'd like to touch on what happened in the Fifty-Third Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank that finished precisely three weeks ago.
October 15, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Teleconference with Hong Kong SAR and Singapore by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
We finished the Annual Meetings at the end of last week, and the focus there was on two things. The first was the new international economic, financial architecture, the other part was about the question of how to deal with the current crisis before there's time to make a lot of change in the architecture.
October 08, 1998 -- Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Transcript of a press conference held at the close of the 1998 Annual Meetings
October 04, 1998 -- Transcript: Joint Press Conference of Carlo Azeglio Ciampi and Michel Camdessus
I would like to welcome you to the press conference of the Chairman of the Interim Committee, the Minister of the Treasury of Italy, Mr. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who is the new Chairman of the Interim Committee, and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Michel Camdessus.
October 01, 1998 -- Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Transcript of a press conference held prior to the 1998 Annual Meetings
September 30, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director Research Department
Transcript of a press conference on the October 1998 World Economic Outlook
September 21, 1998 -- Press Conference on The 1998 International Capital Markets Report
Welcome to this briefing on the IMF staff's 1998 International Capital Markets Report.
September 11, 1998 -- Press Briefing by IMF First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer on the 1998 IMF Annual Report
Thank you for coming. I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of the First Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Stanley Fischer, on the IMF's 1998 Annual Report.
December 19, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michael Mussa, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department
I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research of the International Monetary Fund, who will present the IMF staff's Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook.
September 25, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
You have possibly heard or read my concluding remarks at the Annual Meeting this morning. They were quite straightforward, and I presume that in preparing or writing your own concluding papers you have put the emphasis on the four-and-a-half points I put hastily together to capture the sense of the meeting.
April 24, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
As usual, I might tell you what is the agenda that we will suggest the Ministers and Governors adopt next Monday at the Interim Committee. In addition to discussing the World Economic Outlook in the morning session, Ministers will also review our progress in strengthening surveillance and our progress on the standards for dissemination of economic and financial data.
September 26, 1996 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
As on previous occasions, let me tell you what we have on the menu of the Interim Committee for next Sunday which, as you know, determines more or less the focus of the agenda of the Annual Meetings as well.
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Views & Commentaries
September 02, 2002 -- FMI, banques et pauvreté (IMF, Banks, and Poverty), Letter to the Editor, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Published in Le Monde
April 26, 1999 -- New Ways Eyed to Deal with International Economic Crises - A Commentary
This article by Jack Boorman, Director of the IMF's Policy Development and Review Department appeared in The Boston Globe
March 04, 1999 -- Solution Lies in Co-operation - A Commentary
This article by Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund appeared in the Australian Financial Review
February 08, 1999 -- Reality Check from the IMF - A Commentary
This article by Flemming Larsen, Deputy Director of the International Monetary Fund appeared in Business Week
December 28, 1998 -- The IMF: Doctor, Savior--or Wastrel? - A Letter to the Editor
This article by Michael Mussa, Director of the IMF’s Research Department was published in Business Week, December 28, 1998