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|Portugal and the IMF|
Updated August 1, 2014
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 16, 2013. Listed below are items related to Portugal, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|March 14, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|February 14, 2013 -- Transcript for the Conference Call on the Release of the Staff Discussion Note “A Banking Union for the Euro Area”|
|January 18, 2013 -- Portugal: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|January 18, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Release of the Staff Reports on the Sixth Review under the EFF Arrangement with Portugal and on the 2012 Article IV Consultation|
|January 18, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Completion of the First and Second Reviews of Greece's EFF Arrangement|
|January 18, 2013 -- Portugal: 2012 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability of End-December Performance Criteria—Staff Reports;|
Series: Country Report No. 13/18
|January 18, 2013 -- Portugal: Selected Issues Paper|
Series: Country Report No. 13/19
|January 17, 2013 -- Transcript of Managing Director's New Year Press Briefing|
|January 17, 2013 -- IMF Survey : More Policy Work Ahead to Avoid Global Crisis Relapse|
After avoiding economic collapse following the global financial crisis, policymakers have more work to do to and cannot revert to business as usual, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says. She tells a Washington news conference that decision makers should focus on the real economy and on growth.
|January 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Sixth Review Under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal, Approves €838.8 Million Disbursement|
|January 09, 2013 -- Portugal: Technical Assistance Report: Rethinking the State—Selected Expenditure Reform Options|
Series: Country Report No. 13/6
|December 19, 2012 -- Portugal -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 19, 2012|
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|December 13, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund|
|November 20, 2012 -- Portugal: 2012 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission|
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
|November 19, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Sixth Review Mission to Portugal|
|November 16, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Bill Murray, Deputy Spokesman, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|November 01, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund|
|October 25, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference call on the Conclusion of the Fifth Review under an EFF Arrangement with Portugal|
|October 25, 2012 -- Portugal: Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Applicability and Nonobservance of End-September Performance Criteria|
Series: Country Report No. 12/292
|October 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Portugal to Stay Challenging Reform Course|
With economic recession set to extend into 2013, Portugal’s government has made excellent progress in implementing reforms agreed under a program supported by European partners and the IMF. In an interview, the IMF’s mission chief for Portugal, Abebe Aemro Selassie, discusses the prospects for economic recovery.