|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on June 29, 2016. Listed below are items related to the Russian Federation, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|September 13, 1999 -- Facts About IMF Lending to Russia|
That there has been capital flight on this scale (from Russia) does not surprise us, but there is no proven link between this money and the loans released by the IMF.
|September 13, 1999 -- Russia: Long Climb Out of a Black Hole -- A Commentary by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus|
Published in the Washington Post. The transition from the black hole of the Soviet command economy will take years, and progress will not be linear. The outside world's assistance must be determined by improvements that can realistically be achieved, not by too-distant goals. But any potential achievements will fade into impossibilities if we walk away from Russia.
|September 09, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 1999 Annual Report of the IMF|
The Annual Report is a report on our work program, and that consisted mainly, as it always does, of surveillance, lending activities, and technical assistance activities in a variety of areas to our many member countries.
|September 08, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 1999 International Capital Markets Report|
We focus in the report on the global or international capital markets, developments and issues in these markets. This report is based extensively on discussions with private market participants, in addition to national authorities.
|August 30, 1999 -- Tax Reform in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union|
Author/Editor: Ebrill, Liam P.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 182
|August 30, 1999 -- IMF Survey:|
Why IMF lends to Russia; Turkish earthquake; EMU stability in transition process; proposals to modify HIPC initiative; how HIPC works; sequencing financial sector reform; Per Jacobsson lecture announced; institutionalized corruption. PDF File Size: 790Kb
|August 19, 1999 -- The IMF, Russia and Le Monde -- a Letter to the Editor by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus|
The letter by IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus appeared in Le Monde
|August 16, 1999 -- IMF Survey:|
IMF approach to economic stabilization; exchange rate options for Central and Eastern Europe; analysis of ESAF-supported adjustment programs; natural resource abundance and corruption; PricewaterhouseCoopers report on Russia. PDF File Size: 323Kb
|August 05, 1999 -- IMF Response to Le Monde Editorial on Russia|
part of this letter by John Odling-Smee was published in Le Monde.
|August 02, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Russia|
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 02, 1999 -- IMF Survey:|
Stand-by credit for Russia; sequencing financial sector reforms; Summers on debt relief; IMF staff reports--pilot project; Brazil credit tranche approved; Galbraith on 20th century's unfinished business; and Dubrovnik conference on transition economies PDF File Size: 671Kb
|July 29, 1999 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call with First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer on the Russian Federation|
This is about Russia and the IMF Board meeting yesterday, and there are a few points to make in addition to what was said in our release last night.
|July 28, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Stand-By Credit for Russia|
|July 15, 1999 -- Getting it Right: Sequencing Financial Sector Reforms - Transcript|
Transcript of an Economic Forum on Financial sector liberalization.
|July 13, 1999 -- Russian Federation Letter of Intent, July 13, 1999|
Statement of the Government of the Russian Federation and Central Bank of Russia on Economic Policies which describes the policies that Russia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
|June 24, 1999 -- Transcript of IMF Economic Forum on Dollarization: Fad or Future for Latin America|
This Economic Forum was held on June 24, 1999
|June 16, 1999 -- Russia: In Search of a Vision to Revitalize Reform -- Address by Michel Camdessus|
Given at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, Russia
|June 11, 1999 -- Global Economic and Financial Developments in the 1990s and Implications for Monetary Policy -- Address by Flemming Larsen|
Given at the 27th Economics Conference: Possibilities and Limitations of Monetary Policy, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
|June 08, 1999 -- Transcript of an IMF videoconference with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)|
Jointly organized IMF/Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) videoconference on: the most recent World Economic Outlook, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Reduction Initiative known as the HIPC Initiative, and the Reform of the International Financial System, or the new architecture.
|June 01, 1999 -- Finance & Development, June 1999 - Lessons of the Russian Crisis for Transition Economies|
Guest Author Yegor Gaidar says that soft budget constraints and weak administrative controls brought Russia to the brink of hyperinflation. The lesson is to disinflate rapidly and to impose hard budget constraints quickly.