|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).
|November 17, 2015 -- Press Release: Foreign Banks’ Funding to Emerging Europe Increased for the First Time since 2011|
|November 13, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Emerging Europe Sees Stronger Growth Ahead, but Faces New Risks|
The regional outlook for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe shows a mixed picture this year, as countries in Central and Eastern Europe continue to grow at a solid pace, while Russia and other Commonwealth of Independent States are in recession, according to the latest IMF’s <i>REI</i> report.
|November 11, 2015 -- The Spillover Effects of Russia’s Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries|
Author/Editor: Ara Stepanyan | Agustin Roitman | Gohar Minasyan | Dragana Ostojic | Natan P. Epstein
Series: European and Middle East and Central Asia Departmental Paper 15/1
|October 23, 2015 -- IMF Survey : External Shocks Dim Growth Prospects for Caucasus, Central Asia|
A wave of external shocks continue to weaken growth prospects and heighten financial vulnerabilities in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region, the IMF said in its latest assessment.
|October 10, 2015 -- Transcript of the Middle East and Central Asia Press Briefing|
|September 17, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMF|
|September 01, 2015 -- Podcast : Russia Feeling The Pinch of Cheaper Oil, Sanctions|
Russia is now likely in recession with GDP growth expected to decline 3.4 percent this year, says the IMF in its annual economic assessment. Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, explains how Russia’s economic woes are largely due to the dramatic drop in oil prices, and sanctions in response to developments in Crimea and Ukraine.
|August 04, 2015 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Ukraine|
|August 03, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation|
|August 03, 2015 -- Russian Federation: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report|
Series: Country Report No. 15/211
Notes: Also Available in Russian
|August 03, 2015 -- Russian Federation: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 15/212
|August 03, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Cheaper Oil And Sanctions Weigh On Russia’s Growth Outlook|
Russia’s economy is expected to contract by 3.4 percent in 2015, although growth should return in 2016, according to the IMF’s latest economic health check.
|July 09, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update|
|June 30, 2015 -- Press Release: Foreign banks’ funding to Emerging Europe continued to decline in late 2014, but trend may be reversing, new report shows|
|June 29, 2015 -- Policy Challenges and Opportunities for Armenia in the Context of Regional and Global Economic Shocks, By Masood Ahmed, Director, IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department|
|June 29, 2015 -- 2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments|
Subject: External sector | Current account | Capital account | Capital flows | Real effective exchange rates | Foreign exchange | Intervention | Developed countries | Emerging markets | Cross country analysis | External Sector Report
|May 21, 2015 -- Russian Federation: Concluding Statement of the 2015 Article IV Mission|
|May 19, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Caucasus, Central Asia Feel Impact of Adverse Shocks|
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to decline by 2 percent this year as a result of lower commodity prices and the economic slowdown in Russia, says the latest regional forecast by IMF staff.
|May 18, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Belarus|
|May 14, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Kyrgyz Republic Gets Loan to Boost Economy Amid Regional Slump|
The IMF has approved a $92 million loan to the Kyrgyz Republic to back a reform program aimed at bolstering the country’s resilience to the slowdown in Russia and other external factors.