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Pakistan and the IMF
Updated August 18, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on September 04, 2013. Listed below are items related to Pakistan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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August 18, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement on Pakistan
July 07, 2014 -- Pakistan: Third Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 14/184
June 27, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan and Approves US$555.9 Million Disbursement
June 19, 2014 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 19, 2014
PDF File Size: 511Kb
May 10, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Pakistan
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 105Kb
April 07, 2014 -- IMF Program Note on Pakistan
Program Note on Pakistan
March 28, 2014 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Pakistan
March 28, 2014 -- Pakistan: Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria; Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 14/90
March 24, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement for Pakistan and Approves US$555.6 Million Disbursement
March 13, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
February 09, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
January 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
January 03, 2014 -- Pakistan: Staff Report for the First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 14/1
December 19, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Pakistan and Approves US$553.3 Million Disbursement
December 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
December 05, 2013 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 05, 2013
PDF File Size: 655Kb
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 at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Pakistan
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorary Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 75Kb
September 26, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
September 14, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Director Masood Ahmed at the Conclusion of his Visit to Pakistan
September 12, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
September 12, 2013 -- Pakistan: 2013 Article IV Consultation and Request for an Extended Arrangement Under Extended Fund Facility
Series: Country Report No. 13/287
September 04, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves 3-Year, US$6.64 Billion Extended Arrangement for Pakistan
September 04, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Pakistan Gets $6.6 Billion Loan from IMF
The IMF's Executive Board has approved today a $6.6 billion loan for Pakistan to support its program to stabilize the economy and boost growth while expanding its social safety net to protect the poor.
July 11, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
July 04, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission and Government of Pakistan Reach a Staff-level Agreement on EFF-Supported Program
May 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 149Kb
March 14, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 28, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 06, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on India
November 29, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions and the Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access under the 2008 Stand-By Arrangement with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 440Kb
October 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Civil Society Organizations Town Hall with IMF MD and World Bank President
October 04, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Pakistan
June 28, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 14, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
May 24, 2012 -- Arab Oil Importers Under Strain, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
February 07, 2012 -- Pakistan: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring.
Series: Country Report No. 12/35
February 06, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 06, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Pakistan
January 12, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 22, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission on Pakistan
November 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 03, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
October 26, 2011 -- Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011: Middle East and Central Asia
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.
October 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Acting Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund.
September 26, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Middle East Needs Jobs, Governance to Fulfill Promise of Arab Spring
The Middle East needs more jobs, better governance, and a strong civil society in order for the transformation that began with the Arab Spring movement to thrive in the long term, panelists said at an IMF seminar.
September 22, 2011 -- Transcript of a Civil Society Organizations Town Hall
September 08, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Acting Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
August 01, 2011 -- Remittances in Pakistan - Why have they gone up, and why aren’t they coming down?
Author/Editor: Kock, Udo | Sun, Yan
Series: Working Paper No. 11/200
June 09, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
May 19, 2011 -- Middle East and North Africa: Protecting Social Cohesion and Economic Stability, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
May 17, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
April 16, 2011 -- Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 274Kb
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 11, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission on Pakistan
March 03, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 06, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 29, 2010 -- Pakistan: Request for an Extension of the Stand-By Arrangement - Staff Report; PressRelease on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 10/384
December 27, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Nine-Month Extension of Stand-By Arrangement for Pakistan
December 17, 2010 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, December 17, 2010
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December 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 30, 2010 -- Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
November 15, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Statement on the Occasion of the 2010 Pakistan Development Forum
November 05, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
November 04, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 24, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Growth Rebounds in Middle East, North Africa
The Middle East and North Africa region is experiencing a robust recovery, aided by rising oil prices and higher oil production levels, a new IMF report says. The Regional Economic Outlook for the area adds that non-oil activity is also projected to pick up, but more gradually.
October 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacific
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d’Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 297Kb
September 24, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations, International Monetary Fund
September 20, 2010 -- Pakistan: Use of Fund Resources-Request for Emergency Assistance-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan.
Series: Country Report No. 10/295
September 15, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$451 Million Disbursement in Emergency Natural Disaster Assistance for Pakistan
September 15, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Flood-Hit Pakistan Gets $451 Million from IMF
The IMF’s Executive Board approves a $451 million emergency assistance package for Pakistan to help the South Asian nation manage the immediate relief in the aftermath of the devastating floods that have crippled the country, the institution announces.
September 10, 2010 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, September 10, 2010
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September 02, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF to Provide US$450 Million in Immediate Emergency Assistance to Pakistan and Work Toward Completion of Stand-By Arrangement Program Review
September 02, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director and Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Finance Minister, Pakistan
September 02, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Provide $450 Million in Flood Aid to Pakistan
The IMF announced it would provide around $450 million in new emergency financing to Pakistan to help the country cope with the economic impact of this summer’s massive floods, which have affected about one-fifth of Pakistan’s land mass and left millions homeless.
August 27, 2010 -- Transcript of a press briefing with Gerry Rice, Deputy Director of the IMF’s External Relations Department
August 24, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Assesses Financing for Pakistan After Devastating Floods
The IMF meets with Pakistani officials to evaluate the economic impact of devastating floods that have left millions homeless and to discuss how the IMF can help in the recovery. The IMF’s Masood Ahmed says in an interview that the economic costs would be very significant.
August 21, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Statement on Pakistan
July 02, 2010 -- Pakistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 10/182
July 02, 2010 -- Pakistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 10/183
June 17, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 01, 2010 -- Pakistan: Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waivers of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access - Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan.
Series: Country Report No. 10/158
May 14, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fourth Review Under Stand-By Arrangement for Pakistan and Approves US$1.13 billion Disbursement
May 06, 2010 -- Transcript of a press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External relations Department, IMF
May 03, 2010 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 03, 2010
PDF File Size: 579Kb
May 01, 2010 -- Recoveries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan: Have Macroeconomic Policies Been Effective?
Author/Editor: Hakura, Dalia | Grigoli, Francesco
Series: Working Paper No. 10/122
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
April 15, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department
April 01, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 16, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
January 07, 2010 -- Pakistan: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 10/6
December 23, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review Under Stand-By Arrangement for Pakistan, Approves US$ 1.2 Billion Disbursement
December 23, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Executive Board Conclusion of the Third Review Under Pakistan Stand-By Arrangement With Adnan Mazarei, Assistant Director, Midlle East and Central Asia Department, IMF
December 11, 2009 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 11, 2009
PDF File Size: 592Kb
December 04, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, December 3, 2009
November 12, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
October 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, IMF
October 11, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Sound Policies Soften Crisis Impact on Middle East
Oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa have been hit by the global crisis through a sharp drop in oil prices and lower capital inflows, but the blow has been softened by countercyclical government spending, the IMF’s new regional outlook says.
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Shaukat Fayaz Ahmed Tarin, Governor of the World Bank Group for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 278Kb
October 05, 2009 -- Annual Meetings 2009: Transcript of the Development Committee Press Conference, October 5, 2009
August 21, 2009 -- Pakistan: Second Review and Request for the Augmentation of Access Under the Stand-By Arrangement - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 09/265
August 10, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Completion of the Second Review of the Stand-By Arrangement for Pakistan
August 07, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement for Pakistan and Increases Financial Support to US$11.3 billion
August 07, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Lend Pakistan $3.2 Billion More to Support Social Costs, Build Reserves
The IMF’s Executive Board agrees to increase lending to Pakistan by an extra $3.2 billion to fund priority spending and help the government provide assistance to nearly three million people displaced by military operations and a difficult security situation.
July 27, 2009 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 27, 2009
PDF File Size: 656Kb
July 02, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
May 11, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
May 10, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Middle East, North Africa Weathering Global Crisis
The global financial crisis has not spared the Middle East and North Africa, but good economic fundamentals, appropriate policy responses, and sizeable currency reserves are helping to mitigate the impact of the shock, the IMF says in its latest assessment of the region.
April 13, 2009 -- Pakistan: 2009 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 09/123
April 03, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 31, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Completion of the First Review of Pakistan's Stand-By Arrangement
March 30, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Pakistan and Approves US$847.1 Million Disbursement
March 30, 2009 -- Questions and Answers on the IMF Pakistan Program
March 16, 2009 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Supplementary Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies, and Addendum to the Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 16, 2009
PDF File Size: 310Kb
February 25, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on Pakistan
February 13, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 12, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Focus Now on Applying Stimulus, IMF Says Ahead of G-7
IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn says advanced countries must now focus on getting their economies moving again by implementing the stimulus packages they have announced, as well as cleaning up their financial sectors.
December 31, 2008 -- IMF Survey:
Global financial crisis, Iceland, Poul Thomsen, IMF work program, IMF Shocks Facility, Kyrgyz Republic; Malawi; Exogenous Shocks Facility, Pakistan loan, IMF and social safety nets, gains against poverty in jeopardy, commodity prices slump, Latin America withstands shocks, Improved policies help Latin America, Asian Regional Outlook, Bosnia and Herzegovina, news briefs PDF File Size: 362Kb
December 11, 2008 -- Pakistan's Economic Comeback, By Masood Ahmed, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department,
December 02, 2008 -- Pakistan: Request for Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 08/364
November 25, 2008 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Pakistan With Juan Carlos Di Tata, Senior Advisor, Middle East and Central Asia Department
November 25, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Watching Out for Poor in Crisis Loan Talks
In loan negotiations with countries hit by the financial crisis, the IMF is encouraging governments to maintain or develop social safety nets for the poor even as they adjust to the harsher environment of the economic downturn, IMF chief says.
November 24, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$7.6 Billion Stand-By Arrangement for Pakistan
November 24, 2008 -- IMF Survey: Pakistan Gets $7.6 Billion Loan from IMF
The IMF approves a $7.6 billion loan for Pakistan to support its program to stabilize and rebuild the economy while expanding its social safety net to protect the poor. The South Asian country will receive $3.1 billion immediately to bolster its reserves.
November 20, 2008 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 20, 2008
Also available in Urdu PDF File Size: 339Kb
November 15, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Staff Level Agreement with Pakistan on US$7.6 Billion Loan
November 15, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Outlines $7.6 Billion Loan for Pakistan
The IMF says it has reached an initial agreement with Pakistan on the key elements of an economic program supported by an $7.6 billion loan to meet the country's serious balance of payments difficulties.
October 22, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Strauss-Kahn on Pakistan
October 22, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF in Talks on Loans to Countries Hit by Financial Crisis
The IMF, which has announced its readiness to lend billions of dollars to support nations hit by fallout from the global financial turmoil, is holding talks with several countries about possible new lending programs, as well as advising governments how to react to the economic downturn.
October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Shaukat Tarin, Governor of the World Bank Group for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 112Kb
September 04, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 24, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
April 24, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 15, 2008 -- Pakistan: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module - An Update
Series: Country Report No. 08/129
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Honourable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 169Kb
February 20, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call by Mohamad Elhage, Chief of the International Monetary Fund's Mission to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on the IMF's Article IV Consultation Report
January 17, 2008 -- Pakistan: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 08/21
January 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 27, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on the Death of Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan
December 20, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Salman Shah, Governor of the World Bank Group for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 15Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 165Kb
October 18, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations
September 25, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Article IV Mission to Pakistan
February 20, 2007 -- Pakistan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Reassessment of Monetary Statistics; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessment Using Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)
Series: Country Report No. 07/74
December 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department
December 07, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 07, 2006 -- Pakistan: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 06/426
September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Salman Shah, Governor of the World Bank Group for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 273Kb
September 05, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission at the Conclusion of the Annual Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
June 12, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
Multilateral consultation; Euro Area; Caruana to head new Department; Marshall Islands; Malaysia; São Tomé and Príncipe; Inflation targeting; Offshoring U.S. services; Public sector credit; Singapore; Pakistan's inflation; Kyrgyz Republic; Latin America. PDF File Size: 701Kb
May 01, 2006 -- Altruism and Workers' Remittances: Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia
Author/Editor: Bouhga-Hagbe, Jacques
Series: Working Paper No. 06/130
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 21Kb
March 01, 2006 -- Inflation in Pakistan: Money or Wheat?
Author/Editor: Khan, Mohsin S. | Schimmelpfennig, Axel
Series: Working Paper No. 06/60
February 01, 2006 -- To Peg or Not to Peg: A Template for Assessing the Nobler
Author/Editor: Husain, Aasim M.
Series: Working Paper No. 06/54
January 23, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato in Brazil; Article IV summaries: Pakistan, Ukraine, CEMAC; Dawson on IMF's transparency revolution; Capital flight, institutions, and instability; Eastern Caribbean; Germany's regulation; Kazakhstan's non-oil sector; Trade, aid, and growth. PDF File Size: 317Kb
December 14, 2005 -- Still Achieving, Still Pursuing: The Global Consequences of Asian Growth, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given to the Asia Society, Hong Kong
November 19, 2005 -- Pakistan -- International Donors' Conference Statement by Mohsin S. Khan, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, IMF
November 17, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 17, 2005 -- Pakistan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/408
November 17, 2005 -- Pakistan: 2005 Article IV Consultation and Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement - Staff Reports; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 05/409
October 31, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato visits China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Belgium; Economic reviews of Ghana,The Gambia; Truman on IMF governance; Australia's economic expansion; Bahamas' monetary framework; Agricultural safeguards; Aid and NGOs; IMF promotes transparency. PDF File Size: 419Kb
October 17, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato at the Conclusion of his Visit to Pakistan
October 12, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Travel to China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Belgium during October 14-20
October 12, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
October 08, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on Earthquake Disaster in Pakistan, North India and the Islamic State of Afghanistan
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 26Kb
September 24, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Salman Shah, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 346Kb
September 22, 2005 -- Transcript of a Joint IMF/World Bank Town Hall with Civil Society Organizations
July 01, 2005 -- Pakistan's Macroeconomic Adjustment and Resumption of Growth, 1999-2004
Series: Working Paper No. 05/139
July 01, 2005 -- Haircuts: Estimating Investor Losses in Sovereign Debt Restructurings, 1998-2005
Author/Editor: Sturzenegger, Federico | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 05/137
May 11, 2005 -- Pakistan--Financial Sector Assessment Program--Technical Note--Condition of the Banking System
Series: Country Report No. 05/157
May 01, 2005 -- Three Attempts at Inflation Forecasting in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Bokil, Madhavi | Schimmelpfennig, Axel
Series: Working Paper No. 05/105
April 26, 2005 -- Statement by the International Monetary Fund, Delivered by Mohsin S. Khan, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department -- At the Pakistan Development Forum
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the IMF for Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 665Kb
January 18, 2005 -- Press Release: Press Statement at the Conclusion of the Visit of Mr. Agustín Carstens to Pakistan, January 12-13, 2005
January 12, 2005 -- Making Regional Economic Integration Work, Speech by Agustín Carstens, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the 20th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists, Islamabad, Pakistan
December 20, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 20, 2004 -- Pakistan: 2004 Article IV Consultation, Ninth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 04/411
December 20, 2004 -- Pakistan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/415
December 20, 2004 -- Pakistan: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module--Update
Series: Country Report No. 04/416
December 13, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
Germany, France: bolstering growth; Pakistan's recovery; Could Germany's federalism be more competitive?; New online debt database; Chile's foreign reserve holdings; Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS; Preferential trading arrangements; Helping Grenada rebound. PDF File Size: 701Kb
December 08, 2004 -- Luxembourg: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 04/399
December 07, 2004 -- Pakistan: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 04/398
December 01, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Final Review Under Pakistan's PRGF Arrangement
November 12, 2004 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, November 12, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Salman Shah, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
PDF File Size: 135Kb
September 01, 2004 -- Foreign Currency Deposits and International Liquidity Shortages in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Mirakhor, Abbas | Zaidi, Iqbal Mehdi
Series: Working Paper No. 04/167
July 22, 2004 -- Pakistan: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, and Securities Regulation
Series: Country Report No. 04/215
July 21, 2004 -- Pakistan: Eighth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 04/211
June 23, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Eighth Review Under Pakistan's PRGF-Supported Program and Approves Disbursement Amounting to US$253 Million
June 07, 2004 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 7, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 553Kb
March 19, 2004 -- Statement by the International Monetary Fund, Delivered by Mohsin S. Khan, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department -- At the Pakistan Development Forum
March 18, 2004 -- Pakistan: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 04/70
March 08, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Reviews Pakistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy
March 05, 2004 -- Pakistan: 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan -- An Update
Series: Country Report No. 02/246
February 09, 2004 -- Pakistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 04/24
January 01, 2004 -- How Private Creditors Fared in Emerging Debt Markets, 1970-2000
Author/Editor: Klingen, Christoph | Weder, Beatrice | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 04/13
November 20, 2003 -- Press Release: Pakistan Formally Begins Participation in the IMF's General Data Dissemination System
November 01, 2003 -- Social Incidence of the General Sales Tax in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Refaqat, Saadia
Series: Working Paper No. 03/216
October 31, 2003 -- Pakistan: Sixth and Seventh Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 03/338
October 27, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth and Seventh Reviews of Pakistan's PRGF-Supported Program, Grants Waivers and Approves Disbursements Amounting to US$247.54 Million
October 13, 2003 -- Fighting Poverty and Promoting Growth in South Asia, Remarks Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Seminar with Parliamentarians, Political and Social Leaders, Singapore
October 11, 2003 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 11, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Shaukat Aziz, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Pakistan and the IMF: A Relation of Trust, An Article By Henri Ghesquiere, Senior Resident Representative in Pakistan
published in Business Recorder
September 21, 2003 -- Transcript of a Townhall Meeting with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)
With Minister Trevor Manuel, the Chairman of the Development Committee and Minister of Finance from South Africa; Chancellor Gordon Brown, Chairman of the IMFC; and Chancellor of Exchequer from UK; President of the World Bank, Mr. James Wolfensohn; and Mr. Horst Kohler, Managing Director of the IMF.
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook in the Middle East and North Africa
September 09, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Fulfilling a Promise: Reform Prospects in the MENA region
August 15, 2003 -- The IMF and the Middle East and North Africa-- An IMF Issues Brief
The IMF actively supports countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in adopting economic policies and reforms aimed at achieving stronger economic performance and higher living standards.
June 23, 2003 -- Pakistan: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 03/180
June 18, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fifth Review of Pakistan's PRGF-Supported Program, Approves US$123 Million Disbursement
May 29, 2003 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 29, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
May 12, 2003 -- Pakistan -- Statement by the IMF Staff Representative, Pakistan Development Forum
Pakistan Development Forum, Islamabad
April 09, 2003 -- Pakistan: Joint Staff Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 03/102
March 05, 2003 -- Pakistan: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 03/54
February 28, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fourth Review of Pakistan's PRGF-Supported Program, Approves US$118 Million Disbursement to Pakistan
February 27, 2003 -- Pakistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 03/38
February 08, 2003 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Amendments to the Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 8, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 11, 2002 -- Pakistan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/247
November 06, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 01, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Third Review of Pakistan's PRGF-Supported Program, Approves US$114 Million Disbursement
October 16, 2002 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 16, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Shaukat Aziz, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, 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 Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria, Representing Africa Group I Constituency, IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia
July 11, 2002 -- Pakistan: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 02/141
July 11, 2002 -- Pakistan: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 02/141
July 03, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Second Review of Pakistan's PRGF-Supported Program, Approves US$114 Million Disbursement
July 02, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 18, 2002 -- Pakistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 18, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
May 01, 2002 -- When Is Economic Growth Pro-Poor? Experiences in Malaysia and Pakistan
Author/Editor: Khan, Mahmood Hasan
Series: Working Paper No. 02/85
May 01, 2002 -- Why is it so Hard to Finance Budget Deficits? Problems of a Developing Country
Author/Editor: Feltenstein, Andrew | Iwata, Shigeru
Series: Working Paper No. 02/95
May 01, 2002 -- When Is Economic Growth Pro-Poor? Experiences in Malaysia and Pakistan
Author/Editor: Khan, Mahmood Hasan
Series: Working Paper No. 02/85
May 01, 2002 -- Why is it so Hard to Finance Budget Deficits? Problems of a Developing Country
Author/Editor: Feltenstein, Andrew | Iwata, Shigeru
Series: Working Paper No. 02/95
April 17, 2002 -- Pakistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 02/82
April 17, 2002 -- Pakistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 02/82
March 27, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes First Review of Pakistan's PRGF Supported Program, Approves US$107 Million Disbursement
March 12, 2002 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 12, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 14, 2001 -- Pakistan: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility (PRGF)--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 01/222
December 14, 2001 -- Pakistan: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility (PRGF)--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 01/222
December 13, 2001 -- A Letter to the Editor by Henri Ghesquiere, IMF Senior Resident Representative, Pakistan
Published in Dawn
December 07, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.3 Billion PRGF Credit to Pakistan
November 30, 2001 -- Pakistan-Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Table of Contents, November 2001
Describes countries' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies to foster growth and reduce poverty in three-year economic adjustment programs supported by PRGF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major financing sources.
November 22, 2001 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 22, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 15, 2001 -- Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Joint Staff Assessment
Evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of a country's poverty reduction objectives and strategies, and in it the staffs of the IMF and World Bank make recommendations about whether the PRSP or IPRSP provides a sound basis for concessional assistance from the Bank and Fund, as well as for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative. PDF File Size: 131Kb
November 15, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Briefing with Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Welcome to the pre-IMFC press conference.
November 01, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Now, before we get to questions, I suspect a number of you may be interested in the preparations and arrangements for the IMFC meetings in Ottawa in a couple of weeks. We expect the Canadian authorities to post on the G-20 website the press accreditation material for the meetings on Monday, November 5th, and the Fund and the Bank will jointly post a press advisory alongside them. If you have any questions, I would ask that you follow up with Media Relations Division later on.
October 23, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Statement on Pakistan
October 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
. I think it should not be any particular news that we have been looking and are looking at having an IMFC meeting as soon as it can be arranged, and I think they are on the right track, even though they don't seem to have too many specifics.
October 05, 2001 -- Pakistan: Staff Report for the Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion; Staff Statement; and News Brief
Series: Country Report No. 01/178
October 05, 2001 -- Pakistan: Staff Report for the Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion; Staff Statement; and News Brief
Series: Country Report No. 01/178
October 04, 2001 -- A Loan for Pakistan -- A Letter to the Editor, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Published in the Washington Post
September 28, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The only announcement I have to make before taking questions is a somewhat unusual one. After a gap of 16 years, the Fund is about to publish the latest volume of the official history of the Fund. On October 9th it will come out. This is a series started in the 1960s. This latest volume covers the 1980s, and historically, these histories compensated for some of the secrecy in which the Fund often did its business. Now, of course, we're much more open and so, too, is our approach to history.
September 26, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Last Review Under Pakistan's Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$135 Million Disbursement
September 24, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Based on now, which is to say, no more negative surprises and so on, it's very hard to see very much medium-term macroeconomic impact after the initial bout of whatever has happened as a result of September 11th happens.
September 19, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
I sense here a strong feeling in this institution that even more after this attack, there is a need for cooperation, international cooperation, and we do think that in this institution we have a lot of common ground for this cooperation.
September 12, 2001 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent and Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, September 12, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 01, 2001 -- Bank Reform and Bank Efficiency in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Hardy, Daniel C. L. | Bonaccorsi di Patti, Emilia
Series: Working Paper No. 01/138
September 01, 2001 -- Bank Reform and Bank Efficiency in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Hardy, Daniel C. L. | Bonaccorsi di Patti, Emilia
Series: Working Paper No. 01/138
August 09, 2001 -- Pakistan: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and News Brief
Series: Country Report No. 01/142
August 09, 2001 -- Pakistan: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and News Brief
Series: Country Report No. 01/142
July 11, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Second Review Under Pakistan's Stand-By Arrangement
June 27, 2001 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 27, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC Development Committee Statement by Mr. Fathallah Oualalou, Minister of Economy, Finance, Privatization, and Tourism of Morocco
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, and Tunisia
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC Development Committee Statement by Mr. Fathallah Oualalou, Minister of Economy, Finance, Privatization, and Tourism of Morocco
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, and Tunisia
April 12, 2001 -- Pakistan: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Pakistan
Series: Country Report No. 01/58
March 30, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Approves Release of US$133 Million Credit to Pakistan
March 26, 2001 -- Resolving and Preventing Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- An IMF Issues Brief
It is important to encourage the involvement of private sector creditors in the resolution of crises, by reaching cooperative solutions to payment problems. If efforts to reach agreement on a voluntary approach are not successful, creditors may have to accept some constraint on their immediate demands for repayment and shoulder some losses.
March 18, 2001 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 18, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
January 26, 2001 -- Pakistan: 2000 Article IV Consultation and Request for Stand-by Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/24
January 11, 2001 -- Pakistan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/11
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
December 14, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
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 29, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$596 Million Stand-By Credit for Pakistan
November 28, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Pakistan -- Fiscal Transparency
This report provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in Pakistan in relation to the requirements of the IMF.
November 28, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Pakistan -- Table of Contents
This report provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in Pakistan in relation to the requirements of the IMF.
November 04, 2000 -- Pakistan Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 4, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Pakistan describes the policies that Pakistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Shaukat Aziz, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Carlos Saito G-24 Chairman to the Second Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 24, 2000
Speaking as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs
August 29, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
I think a number of you know that we regularly publish certain reports before the Annual Meetings, and I’d like just to run through the schedule on two of them.
July 26, 2000 -- Managing the International Monetary System -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the International Law Association Biennial Conference, London
June 01, 2000 -- Bidding Behavior in Treasury Bill Auctions - Evidence from Pakistan
Author/Editor: Hardy, Daniel C. L.
Series: Working Paper No. 00/111
May 08, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
Köhler assumes Managing Director post; Moscow conference on investment & growth; exchange rate regimes; ABCDE conference; Indonesian decentralization; IMF Executive Board on Pakistan; experience with value-added taxes; Philippine growth & reform agenda. PDF File Size: 647Kb
April 28, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Executive Board Reviews Pakistan Misreporting, Remedial Steps
September 30, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Given at the conclusion of the 1999 Annual Meetings
September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. M. Ishaq Dar, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
Given on the eve of the 1999 Annual Meetings
June 07, 1999 -- IMF Survey:
Camdessus on transparency and standards; IMF Board meets with ECOSOC ambassadors; regional unemployment in Europe; Swiss monetary policy; military spending; EFF reviews for Argentina and Pakistan; and copper and Chilean economy. PDF File Size: 484Kb
May 25, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$51 Million Credit Tranche for Pakistan
May 01, 1999 -- Spend Now, Pay Later? Tax Smoothing and Fiscal Sustainability in South Asia
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Ul Haque, Nadeem | Olekalns, Nilss
Series: Working Paper No. 99/63
April 19, 1999 -- Pakistan - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/22
January 27, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
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.
January 15, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Annual ESAF Arrangement, Completes the Second Review under the Extended Arrangement, Approves Financing Under the CCFF for Pakistan
December 23, 1998 -- Policy Framework Paper -- Pakistan: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Table of Contents
Describes economic objectives, macroeconomic and structural policies for three-year adjustment programs supported by ESAF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing
October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Hafiz A. Pasha, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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July 13, 1998 -- Press Briefing on Russia - - Stanley Fischer
Part 1 of a press briefing on Russia given by Stanley Fischer and IMF Treasurer David Williams. Part 2 is available at www.imf.org/external/np/tr/1998/tr980713a.htm
May 01, 1998 -- Taxing Agriculture in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Khan, Mahmood Hasan | Khan, Mohsin S.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 98/3
January 15, 1998 -- Pakistan--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/120
November 04, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Pakistan
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 20, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Combined ESAF/EFF Financing for Pakistan
September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Sartaj Aziz, Governor of the World Bank for Pakistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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March 29, 1997 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Pakistan’s Reform Measures
December 17, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Extension and Augmentation of Stand-By Credit to Pakistan
February 15, 1996 -- Pakistan - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/8
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Pakistan was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do nor necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Pakistan or the Executive Board of the IMF.
December 13, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Stand-by Credit for Pakistan
October 01, 1995 -- The Underground Economy: Estimation, and Economic and Policy Implications -- The Case of Pakistan
Author/Editor: Shabsigh, Ghiath
Series: Working Paper No. 95/101
October 01, 1995 -- The Underground Economy: Estimation, and Economic and Policy Implications -- The Case of Pakistan
Author/Editor: Shabsigh, Ghiath
Series: Working Paper No. 95/101
December 01, 1994 -- Analysis of the Yield on Foreign Exchange Bearer Certificates: Rationality and Financial Behavior in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Abdel-Motaal, Karim
Series: Working Paper No. 94/156
March 01, 1993 -- Determinants of Private Investment in Pakistan
Author/Editor: Sakr, Khaled
Series: Working Paper No. 93/30
November 01, 1992 -- Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Since 1970
Author/Editor: Ul Haque, Nadeem | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 92/97
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 40, No. 2, June 1993.
October 01, 1991 -- An Empirical "Dependent Economy" Model for Pakistan
Author/Editor: Ul Haque, Nadeem | Husain, Aasim M. | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 91/102

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