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Philippines and the IMF
Updated June 30, 2016

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (22) | Article IV Staff Reports (10) | Finance & Development (1) | IMF Survey Online (3) | IMF Surveys (1) | IMFC Statements (9) | Issues Briefs (1) | Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee (1) | Letters of Intent (2) | News Briefs (7) | Press Releases (36) | Public Information Notices (19) | Publications (88) | Speeches (19) | Transcripts (28) | Views & Commentaries (1) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (2) | Other (2) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 09, 2015 -- Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines
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October 09, 2015 -- Statement by the Hon. Cesar V. Purisima, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
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October 10, 2014 -- Statement by the Hon. Rosalia V. De Leon, Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
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October 09, 2014 -- Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines
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October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines
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October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Cesar V. Purisima, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Governor of the IMF for Philippines
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Cesar V. Purisima, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Cesar V. Purisima, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Cesar V. Purisima, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Margarito B. Teves, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Margarito B. Teves, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Margarito B. Teves , Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Margarito B. Teves, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Margarito B. Teves, Governor of the World Bank for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Juanita D. Amatong, Governor of the World Bank for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Jose Isidro N. Camacho, Governor of the World Bank for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Jose Isidro N. Camacho, Governor of the World Bank for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Jose Trinidad Pardo, Alternate Governor of the Fund and Governor of the World Bank for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Edgardo B. Espiritu, Governor of the World Bank for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Roberto F. De Ocampo, Governor of the World Bank and Alternate Governor of the IMF for the Philippines, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
September 04, 2015 -- Philippines: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 15/246
August 08, 2014 -- Philippines: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/245
March 05, 2012 -- Philippines : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/49
March 01, 2011 -- Philippines : 2010 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 11/59
February 19, 2010 -- Philippines: 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 10/45
February 20, 2009 -- Philippines: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 09/62
April 02, 2008 -- Philippines: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 08/119
February 13, 2007 -- Philippines: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statements by the Authorities of the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 07/62
March 06, 2006 -- Philippines: 2005 Article IV Consultation and Post-Program Monitoring Discussions - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 06/92
March 21, 2005 -- Philippines: 2004 Article IV Consultation and Post-Program Monitoring Discussions--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 05/105
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Finance & Development
September 01, 1998 -- Finance & Development September 1998 - Poverty and Economic Policy in the Philippines
By Philip Gerson - Past economic policies that hampered growth, and the resistance of powerful elites to much-needed reforms, were largely responsible for the high incidence and persistence of poverty in the Philippines. Recent policy changes have spurred growth, but additional reforms could accelerate the reduction of poverty.
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IMF Survey Online
August 05, 2013 -- Podcast : Remittances Can Act as Drag on Development
If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of people who send money abroad to friends and relatives, beware!  You may be doing as much harm as good, suggests one IMF economist.  Although these remittances can be a lifeline for families, they can also undermine economic growth. 

March 05, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Positive Signs for Philippines Amid Global Gloom
Along with many countries in Asia, the Philippines has been hit by the fragile global economy. After reaching 7.6 percent in 2010, growth slowed to 3.7 percent in 2011.
March 01, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Confidence High as Philippines Emerges from Downturn
After slowing sharply in 2009, the Philippine economy recovered strongly last year from the global downturn and is poised to post GDP growth of 5 percent for 2011, according to the IMF.
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IMF Surveys
June 26, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF work program; de Rato in Australia, New Zealand; Improving the IEO; Swaziland, Philippines briefs; Inequality in Panama; Namibia: poverty and inequality; Gabon: post-oil era; Growth in Indian states; HIV/AIDS effect; China and India: emerging giants. PDF File Size: 677Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 15, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Zeti Akhtar Aziz Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, Malaysia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 178Kb
October 09, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 289Kb
April 18, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Singapore
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 236Kb
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor, Bank of Thailand
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 393Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 52Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Peter Costello, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 40Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 303Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Tae-Shin Kwon, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 217Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 180Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 683Kb
October 02, 2004 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 96Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statements Hon. Peter Costello, MP, Australian Treasurer
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 575Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P. Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Senator the Hon. Ian Campbell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P., Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
April 20, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by Senator The Hon. Ian Campbell Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp Assistant Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee
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
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
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Issues Briefs
June 23, 2000 -- Recovery from the Asian Crisis and the Role of the IMF -- An IMF Issues Brief
This brief updates a paper entitled The IMF's Response to the Asian Crisis that was issued in January 1999.
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia - International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee, April 29, 2001
On behalf of the World Bank constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu and the IMF constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, the Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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Letters of Intent
January 20, 1999 -- Philippines Supplementary Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies, January 20, 1999 -- Letter of Intent
This Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies describes the policies that the Philippines intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 11, 1998 -- Philippines Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies -- Letter of Intent
This Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies of the government of the Philippines describes the policies that the Philippines intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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News Briefs
January 23, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF's Aninat Congratulates President Macapagal-Arroyo of the Philippines
August 01, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Philippines Review, Approves US$314 Million Disbursement
October 01, 1999 -- News Brief: Joint Statement by the Government of the Philippines and IMF Mission
July 22, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$213 Million Credit Tranche for the Philippines
February 24, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$129 Million Credit Tranche for the Philippines
October 30, 1998 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$280 Million Credit Tranche for the Philippines
July 10, 1997 -- News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Announcement by the Philippines
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Other
April 16, 2012 -- Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Case Studies
Subject: Financial sector | Kenya | Philippines | Uganda | Nepal | Mexico | Turkey | Uruguay | Surveillance | Low-income developing countries | Financial systems | Cross country analysis
June 01, 2009 -- Evaluation of Technical Assistance on Bank Supervision by Long-Term Experts in Asia
Subject: Financial sector | Cambodia | Indonesia | Philippines | Asia | Bank supervision | Technical assistance experts | Monetary and Capital Markets Department
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Press Releases
February 17, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Statement at the Conclusion of Staff Visit to the Philippines
December 29, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Launches Youth Video Contest in Asia
October 19, 2015 -- Leaders Unite in Calling for a Price on Carbon Ahead of Paris Climate Talks
September 04, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Philippines
May 26, 2015 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2015 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Philippines
March 31, 2015 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Mission to the Philippines
August 08, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
March 26, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Philippines
November 09, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
September 23, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to the Philippines
January 23, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Philippines
November 16, 2012 -- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Concludes Visit to the Philippines
July 20, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to the Philippines
December 12, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of IMF Staff Mission to the Philippines
July 20, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to the Philippines
December 10, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2010 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Philippines
October 12, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Sign First Capacity-Building Partnership Agreement to Help Reform Tax Administration in the Philippines
November 14, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Staff Mission at the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Discussions with the Philippines
June 23, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the Staff Visit to the Philippines
December 11, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Staff Mission at the Conclusion of the 2007 Article IV Discussions with the Philippines
July 31, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement at the Conclusion of his Visit to the Philippines
July 19, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Visit Thailand, the Philippines, and Cambodia
December 28, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Welcomes the Philippines' Decision to Repay Early its Outstanding Obligations to the IMF
November 17, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Statement at the Conclusion of the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with the Philippines
August 02, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to the Philippines
July 13, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Takatoshi Kato at the Conclusion of his Visit to the Philippines
November 23, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to the Philippines
June 22, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the Post-Program Monitoring Mission to the Philippines
May 12, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF and Philippines Central Bank Host Seminar on Capital Market Reform and Government Bond Market Development
May 11, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Deputy Managing Director Agustín Carstens at the Conclusion of his Visit to the Philippines
November 17, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Statement at the Conclusion of the 2004 Article IV Consultation and Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with the Philippines
October 13, 2004 -- Press Release: High-Level Conference on Financial Sector Issues in Emerging Markets in Asia: Role of the International Monetary Fund, October 11-12, 2004
July 12, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to the Philippines
March 27, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Stand-By Credit for the Philippines
July 18, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Extension and Augmentation of EFF for the Philippines
September 25, 1995 -- Press Release: Philippines Accepts Article VIII Obligations
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Public Information Notices
April 18, 2013 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 05, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 01, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 18, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 17, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 16, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 07, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 12, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Mid-2006 Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 06, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 12, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes June 2005 Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 20, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 03, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Post-Program Discussion with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 30, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 13, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Post-Program Discussion with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 14, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 09, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Post-Program Discussion on the Philippines
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 09, 2001 -- CORRECTED Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Post-Program Discussion on the Philippines
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.
March 13, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
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, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Philippines
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.
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Publications
June 30, 2016 -- New Asean-5 Cluster Report : Evolution of Monetary Policy Frameworks
Series: Country Report No. 16/176
February 29, 2016 -- Improving Public Infrastructure in the Philippines
Author/Editor: Takuji Komatsuzaki
Series: Working Paper No. 16/39
September 29, 2015 -- The Impact of Global Liquidity on Financial Landscapes and Risks in the ASEAN-5 Countries
Author/Editor: Tao Sun
Series: Working Paper No. 15/211
September 04, 2015 -- Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 15/247
July 17, 2015 -- Drivers of Financial Integration – Implications for Asia
Author/Editor: Nasha Ananchotikul | Shi Piao | Edda Zoli
Series: Working Paper No. 15/160
June 30, 2015 -- Philippines : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation
Series: Country Report No. 15/156
February 23, 2015 -- ASEAN Financial Integration
Author/Editor: Geert Almekinders | Alex Mourmouras | Jianping Zhou | Satoshi Fukuda | Yong Sarah Zhou
Series: Working Paper No. 15/34
Notes: Full text also available in Chinese
August 11, 2014 -- Public Investment as an Engine of Growth
Author/Editor: Andrew M. Warner
Series: Working Paper No. 14/148
August 08, 2014 -- Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/246
October 30, 2013 -- The Big Split: Why Did Output Trajectories in the ASEAN-4 Diverge after the Global Financial Crisis?
Author/Editor: Agnes Isnawangsih | Vladimir Klyuev | Longmei Zhang
Series: Working Paper No. 13/222
September 13, 2013 -- Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications
Author/Editor: Benedict J. Clements | David Coady | Stefania Fabrizio | Sanjeev Gupta | Trevor Serge Coleridge Alleyne | Carlo A. Sdralevich
April 18, 2013 -- Philippines : 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/102
April 18, 2013 -- Philippines : Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/103
February 11, 2013 -- Infrastructure and Income Distribution in ASEAN-5 : What are the Links?
Author/Editor: Dulani Seneviratne | Yan Sun
Series: Working Paper No. 13/41
August 03, 2012 -- Philippines : Reform of the Fiscal Regimes for Mining and Petroleum
Series: Country Report No. 12/219
May 01, 2012 -- Determinants of Credit Growth and Interest Margins in the Philippines and Asia
Author/Editor: Tatum Blaise Pua Tan
Series: Working Paper No. 12/123
March 19, 2012 -- Philippines : Technical Assistance Report on Road Map for a Pro-Growth and Equitable Tax System
Series: Country Report No. 12/60
March 05, 2012 -- Philippines : Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/50
December 01, 2011 -- The Determinants of Economic Growth in the Philippines : A New Look
Author/Editor: Willa Boots J. Tolo
Series: Working Paper No. 11/288
June 01, 2011 -- Developing Asean5 Bond Markets : What Still Needs to Be Done?
Author/Editor: Simon Gray | Andreas Jobst | Joshua Felman | Ana Carvajal
Series: Working Paper No. 11/135
June 01, 2011 -- ASEAN5 Bond Market Development: Where Does it Stand? Where is it Going?
Author/Editor: Felman, Joshua | Gray, Simon | Goswami, Mangal | Jobst, Andreas | Pradhan, Mahmood | Peiris, Shanaka J. | Seneviratne, Dulani
Series: Working Paper No. 11/137
March 01, 2011 -- Philippines : Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/58
November 01, 2010 -- Post-Crisis Fiscal Policy Priorities for the ASEAN-5
Author/Editor: Budina, Nina T | Tuladhar, Anita
Series: Working Paper No. 10/252
April 07, 2010 -- Philippines : Financial System Stability Assessment Update
Series: Country Report No. 10/90
February 20, 2009 -- Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 09/63
September 01, 2008 -- Investment Incentives and Effective Tax Rates in the Philippines:A Comparison With Neighboring Countries
Author/Editor: Botman, Dennis P. J. | Klemm, Alexander | Baqir, Reza
Series: Working Paper No. 08/207
July 29, 2008 -- Tax Amnesties : Theory, Trends, and Some Alternatives
Author/Editor: Eric Le Borgne | Katherine Baer
April 02, 2008 -- Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/120
July 01, 2007 -- Distributional Implications of the VAT Reform in the Philippines
Author/Editor: Newhouse, David Locke | Zakharova, Daria
Series: Working Paper No. 07/153
March 27, 2007 -- Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/131
October 12, 2006 -- Philippines: Mid-2006 Post-Program Monitoring Discussions - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 06/355
May 22, 2006 -- Philippines: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/181
October 14, 2005 -- Philippines: 2005 Post-Program Monitoring Discussions -- Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 05/372
June 01, 2005 -- Migration and Foreign Remittances in the Philippines
Author/Editor: Burgess, Robert | Haksar, V.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/111
January 24, 2005 -- Philippines: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 05/22
January 01, 2005 -- Increasing Public Sector Revenue in the Philippines: Equity and Efficiency Considerations
Author/Editor: Fletcher, Kevin
Series: Working Paper No. 05/22
October 03, 2004 -- Philippines: 2004 Post Program Monitoring Discussions--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director for the Philippines
Series: Country Report No. 04/317
August 25, 2004 -- Philippines: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module,Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 04/281
June 30, 2004 -- Philippines: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update
Series: Country Report No. 04/180
May 26, 2004 -- Evolution and Performance of Exchange Rate Regimes
Author/Editor: Robin Brooks | Kenneth Rogoff | Ashoka Mody | Nienke Oomes | Aasim M. Husain
Series: Occasional Paper No. 229
April 16, 2004 -- Philippines: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes Banking Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 04/106
March 09, 2004 -- Philippines: Financial Sector Assessment Program -- IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 04/62
January 01, 2004 -- What Are the Channels Through Which External Debt Affects Growth?
Author/Editor: Hélène Poirson | Luca Antonio Ricci | Catherine A. Pattillo
Series: Working Paper No. 04/15
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
October 29, 2003 -- Foreign Direct Investment Statistics : How Countries Measure FDI 2001
March 01, 2003 -- Did Output Recover from the Asian Crisis?
Author/Editor: Cerra, Valerie | Saxena, Sweta Chaman
Series: Working Paper No. 03/48
October 04, 2002 -- Philippines: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/216
June 01, 2002 -- The Potential Role for Securitizing Public Sector Revenue Flows: An Application to the Phillipines
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 02/106
June 01, 2002 -- The Potential Role for Securitizing Public Sector Revenue Flows: An Application to the Phillipines
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 02/106
February 06, 2002 -- IMF-Supported Programs in Capital Account Crises : Design and Experience
Author/Editor: Ales Bulir | Marianne Schulze-Gattas | Atish R. Ghosh | Alex Mourmouras | A. Javier Hamann | Timothy D. Lane
Series: Occasional Paper No. 210
February 01, 2002 -- Why is Unemployment High in the Philippines?
Author/Editor: Brooks, Ray
Series: Working Paper No. 02/23
February 01, 2002 -- The Output Decline in Asian Crisis Countries: Investment Aspects
Author/Editor: Greene, Joshua E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/25
February 01, 2002 -- Why is Unemployment High in the Philippines?
Author/Editor: Brooks, Ray
Series: Working Paper No. 02/23
February 01, 2002 -- The Output Decline in Asian Crisis Countries: Investment Aspects
Author/Editor: Greene, Joshua E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/25
November 01, 2001 -- Tax Incentives in The Philippines: A Regional Perspective
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 01/181
November 01, 2001 -- Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Five Asian Countries: Filling in the "Hollow Middle"?
Author/Editor: Hernández, Leonardo | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 01/170
November 01, 2001 -- Tax Incentives in The Philippines: A Regional Perspective
Author/Editor: Chalk, Nigel Andrew
Series: Working Paper No. 01/181
November 01, 2001 -- Post-Crisis Exchange Rate Policy in Five Asian Countries: Filling in the "Hollow Middle"?
Author/Editor: Hernández, Leonardo | Montiel, Peter
Series: Working Paper No. 01/170
October 01, 2001 -- Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 01/152
October 01, 2001 -- Characterizing Exchange Rate Regimes in Post-Crisis East Asia
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur
Series: Working Paper No. 01/152
August 01, 2001 -- Philippines: Preparations for Inflation Targeting
Author/Editor: Kongsamut, Piyabha
Series: Working Paper No. 01/99
August 01, 2001 -- Philippines: Preparations for Inflation Targeting
Author/Editor: Kongsamut, Piyabha
Series: Working Paper No. 01/99
March 01, 2000 -- Philippines: Toward Sustainable and Rapid Growth
Author/Editor: Rodlauer, Markus
Series: Occasional Paper No. 187
February 01, 2000 -- Discriminating Contagion : An Alternative Explanation of Contagious Currency Crises in Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Pavan Ahluwalia
Series: Working Paper No. 00/14
February 01, 2000 -- Currency Crisis and Contagion - Evidence from Exchange Rates and Sectoral Stock Indices of the Philippines and Thailand
Author/Editor: Nagayasu, Jun
Series: Working Paper No. 00/39
October 01, 1999 -- Monitoring Banking Sector Fragility - A Multivariate Logit Approach
Author/Editor: Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli | Detragiache, Enrica
Series: Working Paper No. 99/147
September 20, 1999 -- Philippines--Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/93
September 20, 1999 -- Philippines--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/92
November 01, 1998 -- Financial Market Contagion in the Asian Crisis
Author/Editor: Baig, Taimur | Goldfajn, Ilan
Series: Working Paper No. 98/155
September 01, 1998 -- Managing Corporate Distress in the Philippines-Some Policy Recommendations
Author/Editor: Lim, G. C. | Woodruff, Charles
Series: Working Paper No. 98/138
July 01, 1998 -- Policy Responses to External Imbalances in Emerging Market Economies - Further Empirical Results
Author/Editor: Wong, Chorng-Huey | Carranza, Luis
Series: Working Paper No. 98/103
June 22, 1998 -- Philippines - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/49
June 22, 1998 -- Philippines - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/50
March 01, 1998 -- Preliminary Considerations of an Inflation Targeting Framework for the Philippines
Author/Editor: Debelle, Guy | Lim, G. C.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/39
February 01, 1998 -- Poverty, Income Distribution, and Economic Policy in the Philippines
Author/Editor: Gerson, Philip R.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/20
August 01, 1997 -- Growth and Productivity in ASEAN Countries
Author/Editor: Sarel, Michael
Series: Working Paper No. 97/97
July 18, 1997 -- Macroeconomic Issues Facing ASEAN Countries
Author/Editor: Hicklin, John | Robinson, David | Singh, Anoop
Notes: The 14 papers that make up this volume were prepared as background for a conference held in Jakarta in November 1996.
May 01, 1997 -- Exchange Rate Policy and Monetary Strategy Options in the Philippines - The Search for Stability and Sustainability
Author/Editor: Houben, Aerdt G. F. J.
Series: Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 97/4
April 25, 1997 -- Philippines-Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/28
December 01, 1996 -- Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate: Analytical Framework and Econometric Evidence
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Hoffmaister, Alexander W.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/137
December 01, 1996 -- Social and Political Factors in a Model of Endogenous Economic Growth and Distribution: An Application to the Philippines
Author/Editor: Villanueva, Delano
Series: Working Paper No. 96/139
April 01, 1996 -- Capital Inflows and Policy Responses in the ASEAN Region
Author/Editor: Koenig, Linda M.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/25
December 19, 1995 -- Philippines - Background Paper
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/114
Notes: This paper 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 not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of the Philippines, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
December 01, 1995 -- Philippines - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/113
Notes: This paper on recent economic developments 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 not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of the Philippines, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
November 01, 1993 -- Financial Liberalization and the Information Content of Money in Indonesia, Korea, and the Philippines
Author/Editor: Hamann, A. Javier
Series: Working Paper No. 93/88
October 01, 1992 -- Issues in Managing and Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms Lessons from Experiences in Five Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Bisat, Amer | Johnston, R. B. | Sundararajan, V.
Series: Working Paper No. 92/82
March 15, 1991 -- Banking Crises: Cases and Issues
Author/Editor: Sundararajan, V. | Baliño, Tomás J. T.
March 01, 1990 -- THE CRISIS IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR AND THE AUTHORITIES' REACTION: THE CASE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Author/Editor: Nascimento, Jean-Claude
Series: Working Paper No. 90/26
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Speeches
June 03, 2014 -- Remarks by Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director of IMF, at World Economic Forum — Investing in East Asia, Manila, Philippines, May 21, 2014
April 04, 2014 -- 10th ASEAN Central Bank Governors' Meeting (ACGM), Presentation by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director
March 27, 2013 -- "Energy Subsidy Reform: The Way Forward" Presentation by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
March 12, 2013 -- "Philippines: Fostering Stronger and more Inclusive Growth", Presentation by Anoop Singh at the Philippines Institute of Development Studies
November 04, 2011 -- Presentation to the Asian Institute of Management by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director, The Asia-Pacific Economic Outlook and Policy Challenges in an Uncertain Global Environment
April 07, 2011 -- Presentation to the Central Bank Governors of ASEAN,Asean+3 Meetings by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director
July 30, 2007 -- Reaping the Benefits of Globalization: Economic Prospects and Challenges for Asia
June 15, 2005 -- Opening Remarks at the Conference on “Managing Fiscal Risks in Asia” by Mr. Agustín Carstens, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
At the Singapore Training Institute, Singapore
May 10, 2005 -- Opening Remarks by Mr. Agustín Carstens, Deputy Managing Director, IMF, at the Domestic Capital Market Development Seminar
Manila, Philippines
July 10, 2002 -- The IMF's Role in Asia: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution? Remarks by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Prepared text for remarks at the Institute of Policy Studies and Singapore Management University Forum, Singapore
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
October 18, 1999 -- The Road to a Sustainable Recovery in Asia -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Remarks prepared for delivery at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in Singapore, October 18 1999
June 17, 1999 -- The Asian Crisis: the Return of Growth -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at a dinner of the Asia Society, Hong Kong
May 20, 1999 -- Sustaining Asia’s Recovery from Crisis - Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the 34th South East Asian Central Banks Governors’ Conference Seoul, Korea
January 16, 1999 -- Economic and Financial Situation in Asia: Latest Developments - Background paper prepared for presentation by Michel Camdessus
Presented at the Asia-Europe Finance Ministers Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany
June 19, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis and Implications for Other Economies - Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery at the seminar on The Brazilian and the World Economic Outlook organized by Internews, Sao Paulo, Brazil
January 22, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis: A View from the IMF--Address by Stanley Fischer
Remarks given at the Midwinter Conference of the Bankers' Association for Foreign Trade
November 28, 1997 -- The Asian Crisis and the International Response -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Institute of Advanced Business Studies (IESE) of the University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain
November 13, 1997 -- Lessons from Southeast Asia -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Remarks at a Press Briefing, Singapore
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Transcripts
April 12, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Asia Pacific Regional Outlook
October 12, 2012 -- Transcript of an APD Regional Press Briefing
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook
April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
January 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook For Asian Countries
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department
April 28, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Spring 2011 Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
April 16, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department
March 02, 2011 -- Transcript of Media Teleconference on the International Monetary Fund's 2010 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines
October 27, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific
October 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Asia and Pacific
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, with Jörg Decressin, Assistant Director, Petya Koeva Brooks, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, and Abdul Abiad, Senior Economist in the World Economic Studies Division
April 17, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund,on “From Recession to Recovery: How Soon and How Stronger” and “How Linkages Fuel the Fire: The Transmission of Financial Stress from Advanced to Emerging Economies”,with Marco Terrones and Stephan Danninger of the IMF’s Research Department
February 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Briefing of Asia Press by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, and Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations
November 24, 2008 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the release of the Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and Pacific
October 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, with Charles Collyns, Deputy Director; and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division
July 17, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook Update by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, and Charles Collyns, Deputy Director of Research
April 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of Research, on the Spring 2008 World Economic Outlook
October 17, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Simon Johnson, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, on the World Economic Outlook's Global Forecast Chapters
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
July 06, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
April 21, 2006 -- Transcript of Press Conference of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (Group of 24)
April 05, 2001 -- Transcript -- Economic Forum - Governing Global Finance: The Role of Civil Society
The panel that is here today will focus their presentations on the core questions of the project, namely, to assess the benefits and drawbacks of civil society engagement with global finance to date; and to suggest steps to maximize the benefits and minimize the shortcomings of civil society involvement in global finance.
October 12, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
With regard to recent events concerning the Serbia and Montenegro, in recent days, members of the new team in the FRY have indicated publicly their interest in joining all international financial institutions, including the Fund.
July 26, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department and Masood Ahmed, Deputy Director, Policy Development and Review Department
With me this morning is Masood Ahmed, the Deputy Director of the Policy Development and Review Department, whose particular focus is on debt issues, HIPC, PRGF and so on.
May 03, 1999 -- Transcript of a Video Conference with Hong Kong and Singapore Journalists by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
We've just completed our spring Interim Committee meetings, and the contrast between the atmosphere this time and the atmosphere last October when we had the Annual Meetings was extraordinary.
February 10, 1999 -- Transcript of a video Conference of Mr. Fischer with the University of California San Diego Economic Roundtable
We are at a time when so many emerging market countries are in trouble and when one of the three largest economies in the world, Japan, is in trouble that the U.S. economy continues to do spectacularly well.
December 19, 1997 -- Press Conference of Michael Mussa, Economic Counsellor and Director, Research Department
I'd like to welcome you to the press conference of Mr. Michael Mussa, Economic Counselor and Director of Research of the International Monetary Fund, who will present the IMF staff's Interim Assessment of the World Economic Outlook.
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Views & Commentaries
February 28, 2002 -- The IMF--Feeding the rat, An Article By Diwa C. Guinigundo, Alternate Executive Director, IMF
Published in the Manila Standard