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July 11, 2016
July 8, 2015
July 29, 2013
December 20, 2012
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Projected % Change
   2016  2017
Real GDP 1.3 1.3
Consumer Prices 0.3 1
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2016)
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France and the IMF
Updated December 2, 2016

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 11, 2016. Listed below are items related to France, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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April 29, 2001 -- IMFC Speech by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry, April 29, 2001
I am convinced that globalization is a factor for growth and that trade is a motor for development. This conviction doesn't derive from an idealized vision of the global community : it assumes that we will permanently be facing up to the risks of instability, conflict, and ruptures which are intrinsic to the development of a market economy.
April 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
March 01, 2001 -- Electoral System and Public Spending
Author/Editor: Roberto Perotti | Massimo V. Rostagno | Gian-Maria Milesi-Ferretti
Series: Working Paper No. 01/22
March 01, 2001 -- Euro-Area Banking At the Crossroads
Author/Editor: Agnes Belaisch | Joaquim Vieira Ferreira Levy | Laura E. Kodres | Angel J. Ubide
Series: Working Paper No. 01/28
February 15, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC): France -- Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies
In the context of the Article IV consultation mission, the French authorities requested an assessment by the IMF of observance of the Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies.
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.
December 12, 2000 -- Transcript of Economic Forum: The Information Economy: New Paradigm or Old Fashion? December 12, 2000
Recent experience in the U.S. with high growth, low unemployment, and low inflation has led a number of observers to conclude that maybe there's a new economy or a new economic paradigm in the United States.
December 01, 2000 -- "Northwest of Suez: The 1956 Crisis and the IMF"
Author/Editor: Boughton, James M.
Series: Working Paper No. 00/192
November 13, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with France
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.
November 13, 2000 -- France: 2000 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Supplement to the Staff Report; and Public Information Notice Following Board Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/147
November 13, 2000 -- France: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/148
November 09, 2000 -- Staff Report on the Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area;Supplement Updating Information on Recent Economic Developments and Policies in the Euro Area; Supplement on EU Trade Policies; Public Information Notice Following Consultation; Two Statements by Representative on the IMF Executive Board for France, on Behalf of Euro-Area and EU Members
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/146
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.
October 17, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC): France -- Fiscal Transparency
This report provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in France in relation to the requirements of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency.
October 17, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: France -- Table of Contents
This report compares country practices in France with internationally recognized standards and codes in the areas of fiscal transparency and monetary and financial policy transparency. In reviewing countries' observance of standards, the report covers disclosure practices and also discusses issues related to the quality of the information released.
September 26, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Jean-claude Trichet, Alternate Governor of the IMF for France, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Sunday, September 24, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the European Union
September 23, 2000 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference by Ministers of Finance on Africa’s Prospects
I am delighted to welcome all of you to this press conference today on Africa's economic prospects.
August 25, 2000 -- Factors Driving Global Economic Integration -- by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, IMF
Presented in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City on Global Opportunities and Challenges
July 10, 2000 -- France: 2000 Article IV Consultation Preliminary Conclusions
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.

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