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July 25, 2011
July 28, 2010
July 29, 2009
February 15, 2008
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France: Financial Position in the Fund
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|France and the IMF|
Updated June 10, 2013
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on December 20, 2012. Listed below are items related to France, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|July 06, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson|
|July 01, 2011 -- Modeling Optimal Fiscal Consolidation Paths in a Selection of European Countries|
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 11/164
|June 14, 2011 -- France: 2011 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.
|May 05, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Panel Calls for Greater Asian Role in International System|
The world needs an international monetary system that is more efficient, more flexible, and more attuned to the realities of a multipolar global economy, a high-level panel discussion audience hears in Hanoi, Vietnam during the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank.
|April 16, 2011 -- IMF Survey: G-20 Moves Forward to Tackle Global Imbalances|
G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors, seeking to make the world less prone to crisis, moved a step forward by agreeing a set of guidelines to measure potentially destabilizing imbalances in the global economy.
|April 14, 2011 -- 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|
|April 01, 2011 -- France: Lessons from Past Fiscal Consolidation Plans|
Author/Editor: Martin, Edouard | Tytell, Irina | Yakadina, Irina
Series: Working Paper No. 11/89
|March 01, 2011 -- Fiscal Expectations Under the Stability and Growth Pact: Evidence from Survey Data|
Author/Editor: Poplawski-Ribeiro, Marcos | Rulke, Jan-Christoph
Series: Working Paper No. 11/48
|February 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn following the Group of 20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Paris, France|
|November 12, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on the Outcome of the G-20 Leaders’ Summit|
|October 12, 2010 -- Transcript of the Civil Society Organizations Townhall Meeting|
|October 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by African Finance Ministers at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings|
|October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Christine Lagarde, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for France|
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|October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook|
|September 17, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Signs Agreements Totaling SDR 5.3 billion with Japan, the Banque de France, the United Kingdom and the People's Bank of China to Support Lending to Low-Income Countries|
|July 30, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with France|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|July 30, 2010 -- Transcript of Teleconference Call on the International Monetary Fund’s 2010 Article IV Review of France with Anne-Marie Gulde-Wolf, IMF Mission Chief to France and Erik de Vrijer, IMF Deputy Mission Chief to France|
|July 30, 2010 -- France: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for France|
Series: Country Report No. 10/240
|July 30, 2010 -- France: Selected Issues Paper|
Series: Country Report No. 10/243
|July 30, 2010 -- IMF Survey: France: Recovering Well But Public Debt a Challenge|
Although the recovery is well under way, the outlook for the French economy remains uncertain, clouded by concerns about the European sovereign debt crisis and possible spillovers in the euro area as well as domestic policy challenges.