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Updated April 11, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Jyrki Katainen, Governor of the World Bank Group for Finland, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic Countries
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the IMF for Finland on behalf of the Nordic Baltic Countries at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Eero Heinaluoma, Governor of the World Bank Group for Finland, on behalf of the Bank Nordic Countries at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Stefan Ingves Governor of the Fund for Sweden, on behalf of the Nordic Baltic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Svein Gjedrem, Alternate Governor of the Fund for Norway, on behalf of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Hilde Frafjord Johnson, Governor of the World Bank, on behalf of the Bank Nordic Countries at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Fund for Finland, on behalf of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Sauli Niinisto, Governor of the World Bank for Finland, on behalf of the World Bank Nordic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Bodil Nyboe Andersen, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Denmark, on behalf of the Fund Nordic-Baltic Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Thor Pedersen, Governor of the IMF for Denmark, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Hilde Frafjord Johnson, Governor of the World Bank for Norway, on behalf of the Bank Nordic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Svein Ingvar Gjedrem, Governor of the IMF for Norway, on behalf of the Fund Nordic and Baltic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Halldor Asgrimsson, Governor of the World Bank for Iceland, on behalf of the Bank Nordic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Wolfgang RUTTENSTORFER, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Austria, on behalf of the Member States of the European Union, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Matti Vanhala, Governor of the IMF for Finland, on behalf of the Fund Nordic and Baltic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Birgir Isl. Gunnarsson, Governor of the IMF for Iceland on behalf of the Fund Nordic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Sauli Niinisto, Governor of the World Bank for Finland on behalf of the Bank Nordic Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
August 31, 2012 -- Finland: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/253
September 02, 2010 -- Finland: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland
Series: Country Report No. 10/273
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries
Series: Country Report No. 09/223
February 04, 2009 -- Finland: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland.
Series: Country Report No. 09/39
August 06, 2007 -- Finland: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland
Series: Country Report No. 07/279
February 03, 2006 -- Finland: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland
Series: Country Report No. 06/36
February 07, 2005 -- Finland: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland
Series: Country Report No. 05/35
October 16, 2003 -- Finland: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland
Series: Country Report No. 03/325
August 15, 2002 -- Finland: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Consideration
Series: Country Report No. 02/186
November 21, 2001 -- Finland: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Finland
Series: Country Report No. 01/213
November 21, 2001 -- Finland: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Finland
Series: Country Report No. 01/213
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IMF Survey Online
January 13, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Broadens Financial Surveillance
The IMF has revamped its methodology to determine which countries are required to go under the financial microscope on a regular basis and added four new ones to the list: Poland, Denmark, Finland, and Norway. This brings to 29 the total number of countries to undergo mandatory financial sector assessments.
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IMF Surveys
March 27, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
MD meets SSA leaders; ART. IV: Belgium, Ecuador, Finland, Nepal; U.K. policy frameworks; Ghana: quasi-fiscal activities; Africa and Doha Round; euro area product markets; ASI: FDI; prescriptions for financial stability PDF File Size: 822Kb
March 07, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato in Maghreb; Afghanistan; El Salvador; Comoros; Finland; IEO releases report on technical assistance; Institutions and economic growth; Central bank transparency; Postconflict experience in sub-Saharan Africa; Monetary policy implementation. PDF File Size: 374Kb
February 21, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
Camdessus farewell (overview, address to UNCTAD, final press conference, Board resolution); HIPC approvals for three countries; IMF and governance issues in Baltics & CIS; Finland weighs future policy options; Guitian tribute. PDF File Size: 542Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- New IMFC Statement by Ms. Jutta Urpilainen, Minister of Finance, Finland
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 183Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Rimantas Šadžius, Minister of Finance, Lithuania
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 150Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Sweden
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 156Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance, Sweden
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 523Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Margrethe Vestager, Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior, Denmark
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 542Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Nils Bernstein, Governor and Chairman of the Board of Governors, Danmarks Nationalbank, Denmark
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 271Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Sigbjoern Johnsen, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Norway
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 456Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jyrki Katainen, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Finland
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 344Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance, Sweden
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 405Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Anders Borg, Minister of Finance, Sweden
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 479Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Stefan Ingves, Governor, Sveriges Riksbank
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 365Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Statement by Anders Borg, Minister of Finance of Sweden
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 355Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Jyrki Katainen Minister of Finance, Finland
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 199Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Eero Heinäluoma, Minister of Finance, Finland
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 145Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Eero Heinäluoma, Minister of Finance of Finland
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 286Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Eero Heinäluoma, Minister of Finance, Finland
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 54Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Per-Kristian Foss, Minister of Finance of Norway
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 58Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Per-Kristian Foss, Minister of Finance, Norway
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 53Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Per-Kristian Foss, Minister of Finance of Norway
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 576Kb
April 27, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Foss, Minister of Finance, Norway
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 589Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance, Iceland, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries i.e. Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden, to the IMFC Meeting in Dubai, September 21, 2003
September 16, 2003 -- Statement by Minister G. Tremonti, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
April 12, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Christodoulakis, Minister of Economy and Finance of Greece, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance, Iceland, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the of the constituency comprising Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Thor Pedersen, Danish Minister of Finance, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance of Iceland, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden to the IMFC Meeting in Washington, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Nordic and Baltic countries, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, Second Vicepresident and Minister of Economy of Spain, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2002 Meeting - Washington, DC, April 20, 2002
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance, Iceland, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries to the IMFC-meeting in Washington, April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by the Minister of Finance of Belgium, H.E. Didier Reynders, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, Canada, November 17, 2001
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Sauli Niinistö, Minister of Finance of Finland, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting in Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Minister of Finance in Sweden, Bosse RINGHOLM, in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Council of Economic and Finance Ministers, to the IMFC Spring 2001 meeting, 29 April 2001
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Sauli Niinistö, Minister of Finance, Finland, On behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries at the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden.
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Sunday, September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the European Union
April 16, 2000 -- Speech by Mr. Sauli Niinistö, Minister of Finance, Finland on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries at the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting on April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by M. Sauli Niinisto in his capacity as Chairman of the EU Presidency to the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings, September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee statement on behalf of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- IMFC-Development Committee Joint Meeting, April 29, 2001 Statement by Mr. Bosse Ringholm, Minister of Finance, Sweden on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden
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Mission Concluding Statements
March 14, 2014 -- Finland—Concluding Statement for the 2014 Article IV Consultation
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.
June 11, 2012 -- Finland—2012 Article IV Consultation: Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
June 07, 2010 -- Finland - 2010 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 03, 2008 -- Finland: 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.
May 31, 2007 -- Finland 2007 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.
May 30, 2006 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
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.
October 25, 2005 -- Finland -- 2005 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF 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.
May 29, 2005 -- Euro-Area -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies
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.
October 28, 2004 -- Finland—2004 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the IMF 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.
June 18, 2003 -- Finland -- 2003 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF 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.
May 28, 2003 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro Area Policies
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.
July 12, 2002 -- Euro Area -- 2002 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies
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.
June 10, 2002 -- Finland -- 2002 Article IV Consultation Concluding Remarks
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.
December 17, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
June 27, 2001 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions.
June 18, 2001 -- Finland -- 2001 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Concluding Remarks
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.
January 30, 2001 -- 2001 IMF Article IV Consultation -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
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.
July 05, 2000 -- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on the Economic Policies of the Euro Area
At the conclusion of the IMF staff's discussions with a country's authorities in the context of Article IV consultations, which usually take place annually, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board. In the case of the Article IV consultations with the Euro-area countries, surveillance of monetary and exchange rate policies includes discussions with the European Central Bank and other Euro-area authorities. The following statement was provided to the authorities following these discussions
June 12, 2000 -- Concluding Remarks of the 2000 Article IV Consultation -- Finland
At the conclusion of annual Article IV bilateral discussions with the authorities, and prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings.
June 07, 1999 -- Concluding Remarks of 1999 Article IV Consultation -- Finland
At the conclusion of annual Article IV bilateral discussions with the authorities, and prior to the preparation of the staff's report to the Executive Board, the IMF mission often provides the authorities with a statement of its preliminary findings.
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Other
March 11, 2010 -- Borrowing Agreement with the Bank of Finland
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Finland | Central banks | Borrowing by Fund | Fund general resources | Borrowed resources use | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
September 11, 2009 -- European Banking Group Coordination Meeting for Latvia - Concluding Statement by Participating Parent Banks
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Press Releases
September 05, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Discusses Nordic Regional Report on Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden
July 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies
April 26, 2010 -- IMF Signs Agreement to Borrow up to €1.3 Billion from the Bank of Finland
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Public Information Notices
August 31, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 02, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 04, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 03, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 01, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 07, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 17, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 15, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Finland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 21, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Finland
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 31, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Finland
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.
October 18, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Finland
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.
September 10, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Finland
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.
July 23, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Finland
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
November 05, 2013 -- Spillovers to and from the Nordic Economies: A Macroeconometric Model Based Analysis
Author/Editor: Francis Vitek
Series: Working Paper No. 13/225
September 05, 2013 -- Nordic Regional Report: 2013 Cluster Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/274
September 05, 2013 -- Nordic Regional Report: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/275
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/231
July 25, 2013 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/232
August 31, 2012 -- Finland: Selected Issues and Analytical Notes
Series: Country Report No. 12/254
September 02, 2010 -- Finland: Financial System Stability Assessment Update
Series: Country Report No. 10/275
July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
December 01, 2008 -- Expenditure Ceilings - A Survey
Author/Editor: Ljungman, Gösta
Series: Working Paper No. 08/282
July 28, 2008 -- Finland: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes- FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 08/252
October 26, 2007 -- Financial Integration in the Nordic-Baltic Region: Challenges for Financial Policies
Author/Editor: Tieman, Alexander F. | Khamis, May Y. | Haas, François | Schoenmaker, Dirk
October 01, 2007 -- Toward a Robust Fiscal Framework for Iceland: Motivation and Practical Suggestions
Author/Editor: Annett, Anthony
Series: Working Paper No. 07/235
August 06, 2007 -- Finland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/278
October 31, 2005 -- Finland: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 05/389
February 07, 2005 -- Finland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/36
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director on Euro Area Policies
Series: Country Report No. 04/234
August 03, 2004 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/235
April 01, 2004 -- Measuring a Roller Coaster: Evidence on the Finnish Output Gap
Author/Editor: Billmeier, Andreas
Series: Working Paper No. 04/57
October 16, 2003 -- Finland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 03/326
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
November 21, 2001 -- Finland: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Insurance Supervision, Securities Regulation, and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 01/214
November 21, 2001 -- Finland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/215
November 21, 2001 -- Finland: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Insurance Supervision, Securities Regulation, and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 01/214
November 21, 2001 -- Finland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/215
November 06, 2001 -- Euro Area: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies--Monetary Policy and Payment System Oversight, and the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (Target and the EURO 1 Payment Systems)
Series: Country Report No. 01/195
November 06, 2001 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area; Supplement Updating Information on Ecoomic and Financial Developments in the Euro Area; Public Information Notice following Consultation; Statement by the Executive Director on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area.
Series: Country Report No. 01/200
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
November 06, 2001 -- Euro Area: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes Assessment of Observance of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies--Monetary Policy and Payment System Oversight, and the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems (Target and the EURO 1 Payment Systems)
Series: Country Report No. 01/195
November 06, 2001 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area; Supplement Updating Information on Ecoomic and Financial Developments in the Euro Area; Public Information Notice following Consultation; Statement by the Executive Director on Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area.
Series: Country Report No. 01/200
November 06, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area -- Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 01/201
September 01, 2001 -- Real Estate Market Developments and Financal Sector Soundness
Author/Editor: Hilbers, Paul Louis Ceriel | Lei, Qin | Zacho, Lisbeth
Series: Working Paper No. 01/129
September 01, 2001 -- Real Estate Market Developments and Financal Sector Soundness
Author/Editor: Hilbers, Paul Louis Ceriel | Lei, Qin | Zacho, Lisbeth
Series: Working Paper No. 01/129
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
August 31, 2000 -- Finland: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/117
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/68 IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Finland
October 18, 1999 -- Finland: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/122
October 18, 1999 -- Finland: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/121
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No.99/95--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Finland and a Statement by Olli-Pekka Lehmussaari, Alternate Executive Director for Finland
September 23, 1997 -- Finland--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/60
September 01, 1997 -- Estimating the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate - An Application to Finland
Author/Editor: Feyzioglu, Tarhan N.
Series: Working Paper No. 97/109
December 01, 1996 -- A Credit Crunch? A Case Study of Finland in the Aftermath of the Banking Crisis
Author/Editor: Pazarbasioglu, Ceyla
Series: Working Paper No. 96/135
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 44, No. 3, September 1997.
September 16, 1996 -- Finland--Selected Issues and Statisical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/95
December 01, 1995 -- Capital Account Liberalization in Finland - Analysis of Structural Changes
Author/Editor: Kovanen, Arto
Series: Working Paper No. 95/131
November 01, 1995 -- Monetary Policy and Inflation Indicators for Finland
Author/Editor: Mühleisen, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 95/115
October 23, 1995 -- Finland - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/104
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Finland was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
June 01, 1995 -- The Nordic Banking Crises: Pitfalls in Financial Liberalization?
Author/Editor: Drees, Burkhard | Pazarbasioglu, Ceyla
Series: Working Paper No. 95/61
June 01, 1995 -- The Nordic Banking Crises: Pitfalls in Financial Liberalization?
Author/Editor: Drees, Burkhard | Pazarbasioglu, Ceyla
Series: Working Paper No. 95/61
January 01, 1992 -- The Credibility of Nordic Exchange Rate Bands: 1987-91
Author/Editor: Geadah, Sami | Saavalainen, Tapio | Svensson, Lars E. O.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/3
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Speeches
April 14, 2007 -- Opening Remarks by Michael Deppler, Director, European Department, International Monetary Fund, at a Press Briefing on Economic Outlook and Issues in Europe
February 25, 2002 -- Making the Most of the Euro - "Banking on the Euro: Leap of Faith or Act of Folly?", Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
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Transcripts
September 16, 2003 -- Euro Zone Conference Call with Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF