July 26, 2013
July 25, 2012
June 8, 2012
July 22, 2011
July 14, 2010
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2015)
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|Spain and the IMF|
Updated April 18, 2015
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 26, 2013. Listed below are items related to Spain, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|June 24, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Opens Central American Technical Assistance Center|
The IMF, building on a successful model for transferring economic skills and best practices, opened a new technical assistance center in Central America on June 24, the seventh set up by the Fund around the world to train central bankers, economic officials, and others.
|April 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on European Outlook by Marek Belka, Director of the IMF's European Department with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director of the European Department, and Anne-Marie Gulde-Wold, Senior Advisor in the European Department|
|April 24, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Hard Landing for Spain|
The global economic crisis has hit Spain hard: domestic demand is declining and job losses are mounting. But if the country carries out long-needed reforms, it should be able to regain its place as one of the fastest-growing economies in the euro area.
|April 22, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Spain|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|April 22, 2009 -- Spain: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 09/128
|April 22, 2009 -- Spain: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 09/129
|March 25, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Names Bank of Spain's José Viñals as Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department|
|March 19, 2009 -- Conference Call on the International Monetary Fund’s Group of 20 Surveillance Note|
|December 16, 2008 -- "The IMF and its Future," a speech by Dominique Strauss-Kahn|
|December 09, 2008 -- Spain: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Concluding Statement of the Mission|
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
|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 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Pedro Sobles Mira, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Spain, at the Joint Annual Discussion|
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|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|
|October 01, 2008 -- International Competitiveness of the Mediterranean Quartet:A Heterogeneous-Product Approach|
Author/Editor: Bennett, Herman Z. | Zarnic, Ziga
Series: Working Paper No. 08/240
|July 28, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) Update by Jaime Caruana, Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, with Jan Brockmeijer, Deputy Director, and Laura Kodres and Peter Dattels, Division Chiefs in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department|
|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|
|April 25, 2008 -- France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain -Competitiveness in the Southern Euro Area|
Series: Country Report No. 08/145
|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|
|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.