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People's Republic of China Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the IMF
Updated April 12, 2014

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April 12, 2014 -- New Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Asia Pacific Regional Outlook
April 20, 2013 -- Transcript of an IMF Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook Press Briefing
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Euro Crisis Seminar, April, 20, 2012
November 16, 2011 -- Transcript of a Video Teleconference on the International Monetary Fund’s Preliminary Conclusions of the 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Hong Kong SAR
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department
April 28, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Spring 2011 Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
November 19, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Video Teleconference on the International Monetary Fund's Preliminary Conclusions of the 2010 Article IV Mission to the People's Republic of China--Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
July 08, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook and Global Financial Stability Report Updates with Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, and José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, with Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations
July 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the IMF's Article IV Consultation with Hong Kong SAR
October 19, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum--The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
September 22, 2005 -- Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations
Now let me address the agenda of this weekend. The International Monetary and Financial Committee will focus on three main topics: the World Economic Outlook, the strategic direction of the IMF, and the Fund's support for low-income countries.
May 02, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Foreign Direct Investment in China: What Do We Need To Know?
What have been the driving forces behind these flows? How have they contributed to the performance of the Chinese economy? And what is the outlook for the period ahead, both in terms of further liberalization and the implications particularly regarding the convertibility of the renminbi exchange rate?
May 23, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
In terms of Secretary O'Neill's testimony yesterday, we certainly read it with interest, and I think on the comments he made regarding the Bank, we certainly understand his views and think that we are basically on the same track.
September 22, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 1999 World Economic Outlook
Welcome to the press briefing on the 1999 World Economic Outlook.
September 08, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 1999 International Capital Markets Report
We focus in the report on the global or international capital markets, developments and issues in these markets. This report is based extensively on discussions with private market participants, in addition to national authorities.
May 03, 1999 -- Transcript of a Video Conference with Hong Kong and Singapore Journalists by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
We've just completed our spring Interim Committee meetings, and the contrast between the atmosphere this time and the atmosphere last October when we had the Annual Meetings was extraordinary.
January 19, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Boorman with Asian Journalists on the IMF's Review of IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand
As you know, we are releasing today this new study called "IMF-Supported Programs in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand: A Preliminary Assessment."
December 01, 1998 -- Transcript: Financial Markets: Coping With Turbulence
Transcript of a an Economic Forum that discussed the financial crisis that began in Asia, spread to Russia, and is now threatening Latin America. The turbulence--and its contagion--in financial markets has prompted a wide range of efforts to improve the international financial system.
October 15, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Teleconference with Hong Kong SAR and Singapore by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
We finished the Annual Meetings at the end of last week, and the focus there was on two things. The first was the new international economic, financial architecture, the other part was about the question of how to deal with the current crisis before there's time to make a lot of change in the architecture.
October 02, 1998 -- Transcript: Capital Account Liberalization: What's the Best Stance?
From an Economic Forum with Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Cooper, Barry Eichengreen, Ricardo Hausmann, Michael Mussa, moderated by J. (Onno) de Beaufort Wijnholds.
September 30, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director Research Department
Transcript of a press conference on the October 1998 World Economic Outlook
September 21, 1998 -- Press Conference on The 1998 International Capital Markets Report
Welcome to this briefing on the IMF staff's 1998 International Capital Markets Report.
April 13, 1998 -- IMF Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook
I would like to welcome you to the press conference on the World Economic Outlook being given by Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department of the IMF.
January 16, 1998 -- Press Conference by Mr. Michel Camdessus, Managing Director of the Intenational Monetary Fund
Transcript of a Press Conference held on January 16, 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
December 19, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michael Mussa, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department
I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research of the International Monetary Fund, who will present the IMF staff's Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook.
December 18, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
But there are a few items on which I owe you a few explanations. One is the important initiative of Japan yesterday in the fiscal and banking areas--an initiative we do welcome here. Second, in the Fund these last few days, we have been quite busy with the adoption of a new instrument for the IMF to be even more effective in addressing what we call here the crisis of the 21st Century. But as the 21st Century has started 2 years ago or 3 years ago in Mexico, we will immediately utilize this instrument for the continuation of our program in Korea.
September 25, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
You have possibly heard or read my concluding remarks at the Annual Meeting this morning. They were quite straightforward, and I presume that in preparing or writing your own concluding papers you have put the emphasis on the four-and-a-half points I put hastily together to capture the sense of the meeting.
September 21, 1997 -- Joint Press Conference by Philippe Maystadt, Chairman Interim Committee and Michel Camdessus
Ladies and gentlemen, at its meeting in Washington last April, the Interim Committee requested the IMF Executive Board to complete its work on quotas and SDRs, and to report in time for the Hong Kong meeting. Needless to say, the Committee today warmly welcomed the agreements on these two issues.
September 18, 1997 -- Press Conference by Michel Camdessus, Managing Director
First of all, welcome to this press conference and welcome to Hong Kong, this city which offers us so many exciting glimpses of the 21st century. This being said, we did not come here for dreaming but for working and working hard, so I will start as usual by giving you the menu of our work, in the form of the agenda of the Interim Committee.
April 28, 1997 -- Press Conference by Interim Committee Chairman and IMF Managing Director
Joint press conference of the Chairman of the Interim Committee, Mr. Philippe Maystadt, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Foreign Trade of Belgium, and Mr. Michel Camdessus, Managing Director of the IMF.


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