|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).
|July 31, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 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 31, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Euro Area|
|July 31, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with France|
|July 31, 2009 -- France: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for France|
Series: Country Report No. 09/232
|July 31, 2009 -- France: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 09/233
|July 31, 2009 -- IMF Survey: France: Less Severe Recession but Tepid Recovery|
France’s economy is being affected by the global financial crisis and the contraction of world trade. In its latest assessment, the IMF says that even though France’s recession is severe, the country has been shielded from the worst effects of the crisis.
|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
|July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
|July 29, 2009 -- Borrowing Agreement with the Government of France|
Subject: Borrowing agreements | France | Borrowing by Fund | Borrowed resources use | Fund general resources | Fund approval | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
|June 29, 2009 -- France -- 2009 Article IV Consultation Mission, 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.
|April 26, 2009 -- Transcript of the G24 Press Conference|
|April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook|
|February 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Stimulus Measures Bolstering Demand Amid Crisis, IMF Says|
Most of the world's leading advanced and emerging market economies have adopted stimulus measures to counter the growing financial and economic crisis, according to an analysis by the IMF that estimates the collective impact on growth of around ½ -1¼ percentage points.
|January 29, 2009 -- 10 Years of the Euro: A Perspective from the IMF, by Sean Hagan at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt|
|January 28, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Are 'Temporary' Fiscal Boost Measures Really Reversible?|
Fiscal measures to stimulate sluggish economies should be reversible, the IMF recommends, and governments should precommit to unwinding once economies recover. But the bulk of Europe's public expenditures are entitlements and for political reasons they are not reversible, writes Jean-Pierre Dumas.
|January 01, 2009 -- Recent French Export Performance: Is There a Competitiveness Problem?|
Author/Editor: Kabundi, Alain N. | Nadal-De Simone, Francisco
Series: Working Paper No. 09/2
|January 01, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Christine Lagarde, Minister of Economy, Industry, and Employment|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of France. PDF File Size: 447Kb
|November 15, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director, John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations|
|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.
|October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Christine Lagarde, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for France, at the Joint Annual Discussion|
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