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Ireland and the IMF
Updated March 27, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on September 05, 2012. Listed below are items related to Ireland, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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December 19, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Twelfth and Final Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
December 19, 2013 -- Ireland: Twelfth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring
Series: Country Report No. 13/366
December 19, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Ireland’s Economy Back from the Brink, But Continued Progress Needed
The successful completion of Ireland’s EU/IMF-supported program has left the country in a much stronger position than when its program began, say the IMF’s Ajai Chopra and Craig Beaumont.  
December 13, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Twelfth and Final Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
November 29, 2013 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, November 29, 2013
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November 21, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
November 08, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the Twelfth Review Mission to Ireland
November 08, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Twelfth and Final Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement with Ireland
November 07, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director of the Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
October 25, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department,International Monetary Fund
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 177Kb
October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Patrick Honohan, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Ireland
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October 04, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Eleventh Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland, Washington, D.C., October 4, 2013
October 04, 2013 -- Report on Fiscal Safeguards Pilots
Subject: Safeguards assessments policy | Antigua and Barbuda | Cyprus | Greece | Ireland | Balance of payments need | Kyrgyz Republic | Fiscal risk | Concessional aid
October 04, 2013 -- Ireland: Eleventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 13/305
September 26, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Eleventh Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland and Approves €770 Million Disbursement
September 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
July 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation on Euro Area Policies
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
July 18, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the Eleventh Review Mission to Ireland
July 18, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Ireland
July 17, 2013 -- The Evolution of Current Account Deficits in the Euro Area Periphery and the Baltics: Many Paths to the Same Endpoint
Author/Editor: Joong Shik Kang | Jay C. Shambaugh
Series: Working Paper No. 13/169
July 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Publishes New Fiscal Transparency Assessment for Ireland
July 16, 2013 -- Ireland: Fiscal Transparency Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 13/209
June 20, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
June 19, 2013 -- Transcript of Conference Call on Ireland Tenth Review Under the EFF Arrangement
June 19, 2013 -- Ireland: Tenth Review Under the Extended Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 13/163
June 17, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Tenth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland and Approves €0.95 Billion Disbursement
June 10, 2013 -- Key Aspects of Macroprudential Policy - Background Paper
Subject: Macroprudential policy | Ireland | Israel | Housing prices | Banking sector | Competition | Banking crisis | Monetary policy | International financial system | Background papers
June 03, 2013 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 03, 2013
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May 09, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by EC, ECB and IMF on the Tenth Review Mission to Ireland
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance,Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 374Kb
April 03, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Ninth Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
April 03, 2013 -- Ireland: Ninth Review Under the Extended Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 13/93
March 22, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Ninth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility with Ireland and Approves €0.97 Billion Disbursement
March 12, 2013 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 12, 2013
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March 08, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by Managing Director Christine Lagarde at Conclusion of Visit to Ireland
March 08, 2013 -- "Ireland and the European Union--Shared Determination, Shared Destiny" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
February 28, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 07, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
February 01, 2013 -- Boosting Competitiveness to Grow Out of Debt—Can Ireland Find a Way Back to Its Future?
Author/Editor: Nkusu, Mwanza
Series: Working Paper No. 13/35
December 19, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Eighth Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
December 19, 2012 -- Ireland: Eighth Review Under the Extended Arrangement; Staff Report; Staff Supplements; and Press Release on the Executive Board discussion
Series: Country Report No. 12/336
December 17, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Eighth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility with Ireland and Approves €0.89 billion Disbursement
November 29, 2012 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 29, 2012
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October 25, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
October 25, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Eight Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement with Ireland
October 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Eurozone: Carrying Out Agreed Policies Can Help Restore Confidence
Europe remains a focus of efforts to restore confidence and revive the global economic recovery. In an interview, Director of the IMF’s European Department Reza Moghadam discusses the pressing challenges facing the euro area and outlines the Fund’s broader role in the region.
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 302Kb
October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Michael Noonan, T.d., Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Ireland
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September 17, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global House Prices Still Showing Down Trend
U.S. house prices have started to pick up but globally prices are still on a down trend, according to IMF research. Price trends vary widely between countries, with Ireland, Greece, Portugal, and Spain seeing the biggest falls in the past year and Brazil and Germany, substantial increases.
September 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call on the International Monetary Fund’s 2012 Article IV Consultation and the Seventh Review of the Extended Arrangement with Ireland
September 10, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 10, 2012 -- Ireland: 2012 Article IV and Seventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement-Staff Report; Informational Annex, Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice
Series: Country Report No. 12/264
September 10, 2012 -- Ireland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/265
September 05, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Seventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement with Ireland and Approves €0.92 Billion Disbursement
August 20, 2012 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 20, 2012
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July 18, 2012 -- 2012 Article IV Consultation with Ireland--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.
July 18, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
July 12, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
July 12, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 15, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Ireland
June 15, 2012 -- Ireland: Sixth Review Under the Extended Arrangement - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 12/147
June 13, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Arrangement with Ireland and Approves €1.4 Billion Disbursement
May 30, 2012 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 30, 2012
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May 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 26, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
April 24, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Tailored Approach to Debt and Growth Challenges in Europe’s Crisis Countries
A build-up of debt after joining the euro zone led three very different countries to the doors of the International Monetary Fund as the global economic crisis took its toll on the Greek, Irish, and Portuguese economies.
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Euro Crisis Seminar, April, 20, 2012
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 357Kb
April 10, 2012 -- Transcript of the WEO Analytical Chapters Press Briefing
March 02, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Fifth Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
March 02, 2012 -- Ireland: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 12/48
February 27, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement with Ireland and Approves €3.2 Billion Disbursement
February 10, 2012 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 10, 2012
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January 19, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
December 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Ireland
December 20, 2011 -- Ireland: Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Rephasing of the Arrangement - Staff Report; Letter of Intent; Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies; Technical Memorandum of Understanding; Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Understanding on Specific Economic Policy Conditionality (College of Commissioners); Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 11/356
December 15, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement with Ireland and Approves €3.9 Billion Disbursement
November 28, 2011 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding; Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Understanding on Specific Economic Policy Conditionality (College of Commissioners), November 28, 2011
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November 18, 2011 -- "Challenges of Budgetary and Financial Crisis in Europe", Presentation by Carlo Cottarelli, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
November 03, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Iceland's Unorthodox Policies Suggest Alternative Way Out of Crisis
As policymakers continue to grapple with the problems facing the crisis-hit countries in the euro area and the clouded economic outlook for the global economy, attention has turned to Iceland, which three years ago saw its entire banking system crumble in just a few days.
October 20, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
October 15, 2011 -- Strengthening the Financial Stability Framework of the EU, Address by Ajai Chopra to the 2011 Dublin Economic Workshop -- Kenmare, October 15, 2011
October 14, 2011 -- Transcript of "Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery"
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 250Kb
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of Press Conference on Europe, Antonio Borges, head of the IMF European Department
September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Michael Noonan, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Ireland
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September 07, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Third Review under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
September 07, 2011 -- Ireland: Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement - Staff Report; Letter of Intent; Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies; Technical Memorandum of Understanding; Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Understanding on Specific Economic Policy Conditionality (College of Commissioners);Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 11/276
September 02, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement with Ireland and Approves €1.48 Billion Disbursement
July 20, 2011 -- Conference Call on the IMF’s 2011 Article VI Consultations with the Euro area with Luc Everaert, Assistant Director and Division Chief for Euro Area Policies, European Department, Aasim Husain, Senior Adviser, Strategy and Review Department, Charles Enoch, Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Olga Stankova, Senior External Relations Officer, External Relations Department
July 14, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
July 14, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Ireland
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 08, 2011 -- Transcript of the IMF Press Conference on the Article IV Consultation Mission to Japan
June 06, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s 2011 Article IV Consultations with the United Kingdom
May 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the First and Second Reviews under Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland
May 20, 2011 -- Ireland: First and Second Reviews Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Rephasing of the Arrangement - Staff Report; Letter of Intent; Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies; Technical Memorandum of Understanding; Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Understanding on Specific Economic Policy Conditionality (College of Commissioners); Staff Supplement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 11/109
May 20, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Wider Plan Needed to Address Ireland's Problems
The Irish government has been making good progress in addressing the country's deep-seated economic problems since it took office in March. But the IMF says that without comprehensive action from the European Union, Ireland and other euro area countries with programs will struggle to restore their access to the markets.
May 16, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First and Second Reviews Under Extended Arrangement with Ireland and Approves €1.58 Billion Disbursement
May 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 17, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Solid Outlook for Europe But Debt, Banking Risks Remain
The overall outlook for Europe is positive but there are still significant risks to the recovery, according to Antonio Borges, Director of the IMF's European Department. "Many European countries are doing very well, in particular in Eastern Europe where there is strong growth," he said.
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 386Kb
April 15, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
April 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with IMF European Department Director Antonio Borges
April 15, 2011 -- IMF Survey: IMF Support Helping Restore Growth but Key Risks Ahead
A new study finds that countries which sought financial support from the IMF in late 2008, after the failure of Lehman Brothers, are experiencing a return to growth. IMF financing helped countries stabilize their economies when their access to financial markets was seriously curtailed.
April 13, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Report
April 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Fiscal Monitor
April 11, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook
March 31, 2011 -- Press Release: EC, ECB and IMF Welcome the Irish Authorities’ Banking System Announcements
March 31, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
March 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
March 16, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on Ireland
March 03, 2011 -- Change in Ireland's Quota at the International Monetary Fund
March 03, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 09, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Statement on Ireland
February 09, 2011 -- Ireland: Extended Arrangement-Interim Review Under the Emergency Financing Mechanism
Series: Country Report No. 11/47
February 03, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 27, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the 2011 Fiscal Monitor Update
January 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Ireland with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director, European Department
December 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department International Monetary Fund
December 17, 2010 -- Ireland: Request for an Extended Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 10/366
December 16, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves €22.5 Billion Extended Arrangement for Ireland
December 16, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Approves €22.5 Billion Loan For Ireland
The IMF's Executive Board has approved a three-year lending arrangement for Ireland, totaling €22.5 billion. The loan is part of an international rescue package worth €85 billion that also involves the European Union, European bilateral lenders, and financing from Ireland's own cash reserves.
December 12, 2010 -- Greece's economy at a crucial crossroads, Interview with Dominique Strauss-Kahn published in Kathimerini
Interview published in Katherimini
December 10, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF on Ireland
December 03, 2010 -- Ireland -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 03, 2010
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December 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 28, 2010 -- Press Release: Joint Statement on Ireland by EU Commissioner Olli Rehn and IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn
November 28, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-level Agreement with Ireland on €22.5 Billion Extended Fund Facility Arrangement
November 28, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Ireland
November 21, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Ireland
November 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 18, 2010 -- Interview with Dominique Strauss-Kahn by Stern
November 16, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Statement on Ireland
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 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Department of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 354Kb
October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Brian Lenihan, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Ireland
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October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report
October 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook
September 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations, International Monetary Fund
July 14, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 14, 2010 -- IMF Survey: After Deep Slump, Nascent Recovery for Ireland
After a severe decline in late 2008 and 2009, the Irish economy has stabilized, and growth resumed in the first quarter of 2010. In an interview, Ashoka Mody, IMF mission chief for Ireland, speaks about the nascent recovery and the many challenges that still lie ahead.
July 13, 2010 -- Ireland: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 10/209
June 24, 2010 -- Ireland—Concluding Statement for the 2010 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.
May 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External relations Department, IMF
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 355Kb
March 01, 2010 -- Asset Booms and Structural Fiscal Positions: The Case of Ireland
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 10/57
December 28, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Multi-Speed Recovery Seen for Europe
As 2009 draws to a close, IMF European Department Director Marek Belka says that what is striking about Europe is how differently countries fared during the global crisis. These different points of departure will also make for a multi-speed recovery, Belka argues.
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Martin Mansergh, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 2009 Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
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
June 25, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Ireland
June 24, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 24, 2009 -- Ireland: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 09/195
May 01, 2009 -- From Bear Stearns to Anglo Irish: How Eurozone Sovereign Spreads Related to Financial Sector Vulnerability
Author/Editor: Mody, Ashoka
Series: Working Paper No. 09/108
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 121Kb
February 13, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 15, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Martin Mansergh, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 319Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 207Kb
April 01, 2008 -- Issues Brief - Reform of IMF Quotas and Voice: Responding to Changes in the Global Economy
On March 28, 2008, the Executive Board of the IMF endorsed a major package of reforms that will enhance the institution's governance. Once approved by the Fund's Board of Governors (they are expected to cast their votes by April 28), the agreement will adjust quota shares to better reflect the relative weight of member countries in the world economy, particularly that of dynamic emerging countries. It will also enhance the voice and representation of low-income countries within the IMF.
January 01, 2008 -- Spillovers to Ireland
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 08/2
October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. John Hurley, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 196Kb
October 01, 2007 -- Policy Challenges of Population Aging in Ireland
Author/Editor: Botman, Dennis P. J. | Iakova, Dora M.
Series: Working Paper No. 07/247
September 24, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 24, 2007 -- Ireland: 2007Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 07/325
September 24, 2007 -- Ireland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/326
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
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the The Honorable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 191Kb
February 22, 2007 -- Ireland: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 07/78
February 01, 2007 -- External Linkages and Contagion Risk in Irish Banks
Author/Editor: Duggar, Elena | Mitra, Srobona
Series: Working Paper No. 07/44
January 15, 2007 -- IMF Survey:
IMF opens African technical assistance center; interview with Raghuram Rajan; IMF weighs contingent financing; Latin American growth; Nepal seeks prosperity; link between budget institutions, fiscal outcomes; fuel subsidies; IT in Ireland, India, Israel PDF File Size: 786Kb
September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. John Hurley, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 276Kb
August 21, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
U.S. fiscal outlook; U.S. inflation dynamics; Ireland, FYR Macedonia, El Salvador, Uruguay briefs; Egypt: growth and reform; Canadian female labor participation; EU: Stability and Growth Pact; Suspension of Doha talks; challenges of globalization PDF File Size: 654Kb
August 08, 2006 -- Ireland: Financial System Stability Assessment Update
Series: Country Report No. 06/292
August 07, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 07, 2006 -- Ireland: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 06/293
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.
May 01, 2006 -- Who Saves in Ireland? The Micro Evidence
Author/Editor: Moreno Badia, Marialuz
Series: Working Paper No. 06/131
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 735Kb
January 30, 2006 -- Keynote Dinner Address at the Conference on Labor and Capital Flows in Europe Following Enlargement, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Labor and Capital Flows in Europe Following Enlargement, Warsaw, Poland
October 17, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 17, 2005 -- Ireland: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 05/369
October 17, 2005 -- Ireland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/370
September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Brian Cowen, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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August 03, 2005 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/266
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.
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance of Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 338Kb
April 05, 2005 -- Bismarck's Warning: The Challenge of Economic Policy Reform in the Twenty-First Century, Anne O. Krueger, IMF First Deputy Managing Director
Lecture Given to the University Philosophical Society, Trinity College, Dublin
March 24, 2005 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Should Europe Embrace 'Cowboy Capitalism' Or Go Its Own Way?
January 24, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
IMF assesses post-tsunami needs; Ireland's challenges after tiger years; four new books contrast European and U.S. socioeconomic paradigms; Trade and regional integration in Africa; Oil revenues help boost Saudi Arabia's real GDP growth; Mexico's recovery broadens; Vietnam builds on strong growth; Land inequality and economic development; and Gulf Cooperation Council countries explore ways to boost growth. Events coming up; IMF financial assistance at a glance. PDF File Size: 706Kb
November 25, 2004 -- Benefits of Fiscal Consolidation, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF to the Real Academia de Doctores
Given to the Real Academia de Doctores, Barcelona, Spain
November 04, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 04, 2004 -- Ireland: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ireland
Series: Country Report No. 04/348
November 04, 2004 -- Ireland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/349
October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. John Hurley, Alternate Governor of the Fund for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance of Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 600Kb
September 03, 2004 -- A Letter to the Coordinator for the Debt and Development Coalition Ireland, By Vikram Nehru, Director, Debt Department, World Bank, and Mark Plant, Assistant Director, Policy Development and Review Department,IMF
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 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance of Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 73Kb
September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Charlie Mccreevy, T. D., Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 21, 2003 -- Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Minister of Finance of Canada, given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
Representing the Constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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
September 16, 2003 -- Euro Zone Conference Call with Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
August 29, 2003 -- Globalization and Global Disinflation by Kenneth Rogoff, Economic Counselor and Director, Research Department, IMF
Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City conference on Monetary Policy and Uncertainty: Adapting to a Changing Economy, Jackson Hole, WY
August 06, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 06, 2003 -- Ireland: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Ireland
Series: Country Report No. 03/242
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.
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by John Manley, Minister of Finance, Canada, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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
October 29, 2002 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/236
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, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Charlie Mccreevy, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 28, 2002 -- Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Minister of Finance of Canada, to the IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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 01, 2002 -- How Competitive is Irish Manufacturing?
Author/Editor: Cerra, Valerie | Soikkeli, Jarkko
Series: Working Paper No. 02/160
August 07, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 07, 2002 -- Ireland: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/170
August 07, 2002 -- Ireland: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 02/171
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.
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin Minister of Finance and Governor of the IMF for Canada, to the International Monetary and Finance Committee, Washington, D.C., August 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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
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
January 10, 2002 -- Transcript of an Economic Forum - The Euro: Ready or Not
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
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin Minister of Finance of Canada, to the International Monetary and Finance Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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 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
August 13, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Ireland
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 13, 2001 -- Ireland: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/139
August 13, 2001 -- Ireland: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/139
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.
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance and Governor of the IMF for Canada
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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 20, 2001 -- Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies of the Euro Area
Series: Country Report No. 01/60
February 20, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Ireland -- Banking Supervision
This report provides an assessment of Ireland's compliance with Basel Core Principles.
February 20, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Ireland -- Table of Contents
February 20, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Ireland -- Insurance Supervision
This report provides an assessment of Ireland's observance of Insurance Supervisory Principles issued by IAIS.
February 20, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Ireland -- Payment Systems
This report provides an assessment of Ireland's observance of CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems.
February 20, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Ireland -- Securities Supervision
This report provides an assessment of Ireland's observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation.
February 20, 2001 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Ireland -- Transparency of Monetary and Financial Policies
This report provides an assessment of Ireland's observance of the Code of Good Practices on Transparency of Monetary and Financial Policies in the areas of banking, securities, and insurance supervision and payment systems oversight.
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.
September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Charlie Mccreevy, T.d., Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Ireland, 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
August 14, 2000 -- Ireland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/99
August 10, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ireland
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 10, 2000 -- Ireland: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/97
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/61.
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
April 16, 2000 -- International Monetary and Financial Committee Statement by The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance and Governor of the IMF for Canada, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
October 01, 1999 -- Ireland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/108
September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Charlie Mccreevey, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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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).
August 20, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ireland
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 20, 1999 -- Ireland: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/87
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 99/79--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ireland.
January 07, 1999 -- Ireland - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/126
October 22, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ireland
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 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Charlie Mccreevy, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Ireland, 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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March 15, 1998 -- News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Greece’s Membership in ERM and Irish Pound Realignment
September 29, 1997 -- Ireland--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/77
September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Charlie Mccreevy, T.d., Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Ireland, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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July 25, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ireland
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.
June 01, 1997 -- Exchange Rate-Based Stabilization in Western Europe - Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal
Author/Editor: Detragiache, Enrica | Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 97/75
April 26, 1997 -- Press Briefing on the European Monetary Union
The years 1997 and 1998 are very important years for Europe. The decision will be made next spring on which countries will participate in Stage III of EMU. As the date of that decision approaches, attention has been focused on which countries are expected to satisfy the convergence criteria of the Maastricht Treaty.
August 26, 1996 -- Ireland--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/78
August 17, 1995 -- Ireland - Background Papers
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/76
Notes: These background papers on Ireland were 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.
February 01, 1995 -- The Role of Foreign Currency Debt in Public Debt Management
Author/Editor: de Fontenay, Patrick | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Pill, Huw
Series: Working Paper No. 95/21
February 01, 1995 -- The Role of Foreign Currency Debt in Public Debt Management
Author/Editor: de Fontenay, Patrick | Milesi-Ferretti, Gian Maria | Pill, Huw
Series: Working Paper No. 95/21
January 04, 1995 -- Unemployment in Ireland: A Survey of Features and Causes
Author/Editor: Santaella, Julio A.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/27
January 04, 1995 -- Unemployment in Ireland: A Survey of Features and Causes
Author/Editor: Santaella, Julio A.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/27
February 01, 1994 -- Exchange Market Pressures and Speculative Capital Flows in Selected European Countries
Author/Editor: Ötker, Inci | Pazarbasioglu, Ceyla
Series: Working Paper No. 94/21
February 01, 1994 -- Exchange Market Pressures and Speculative Capital Flows in Selected European Countries
Author/Editor: Ötker, Inci | Pazarbasioglu, Ceyla
Series: Working Paper No. 94/21
December 29, 1993 -- International Capital Transactions - Should They Be Restricted?
Author/Editor: Fieleke, Norman S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 93/20
December 29, 1993 -- International Capital Transactions - Should They Be Restricted?
Author/Editor: Fieleke, Norman S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 93/20
November 01, 1993 -- Devaluation and Competitiveness in a Small Open Economy - Ireland 1987-1993
Author/Editor: Bartolini, Leonardo
Series: Working Paper No. 93/82
November 01, 1993 -- Devaluation and Competitiveness in a Small Open Economy - Ireland 1987-1993
Author/Editor: Bartolini, Leonardo
Series: Working Paper No. 93/82
March 00, 0002 -- IMF Survey: Continued Recovery for Ireland
After three years of recession, Ireland’s economy is on a slow recovery path. Led by a pickup in exports, it saw growth turn positive in 2011. But the crisis is not over, with unemployment unacceptably high at more than 14 percent. The slowdown in other eurozone countries also hampers Ireland’s efforts to fully recover from its 2008 housing bust.

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