This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in the Russian Federation, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Russian Federation and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Russian Federation.
At a Glance : Russian Federation's Relations with the IMF
News and Highlights
Presentation by Gabriel Di Bella at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) on the occasion of the HSE April Conference Round Table “Russia’s Economic Trends and Outlook” (April 21, 2016) and at the Bank of Finland Workshop of Russia Network (April 26, 2016)
May 6, 2016
Presentation by Gabriel Di Bella at the Finnish Embassy in Moscow (February 9, 2016), and at the Association of European Businesses in St. Petersburg (February 12, 2016)
February 16, 2016
Remarks by Vitor Gaspar at the 2016 Gaidar Forum, January 13, 2016, Moscow
January 13, 2016
Remarks by Ernesto Ramirez Rigo at the 2016 Gaidar Forum, January 13, Moscow
January 13, 2016
Presentation by Gabriel Di Bella on December 8, 2015 on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the Representatives of Italian and Russian banks held at the Embassy of Italy in Moscow.
December 11, 2015
Russian Federation and the IMF
May 24, 2016
May 19, 2016
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.
May 6, 2016
Most of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European economies (CESEE) continue to record robust growth, while Russia and other countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) remain in recession, says the IMF in its latest Regional Economic Issues report.
April 25, 2016
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia this year is expected to slow to a two-decade low as a result of a sustained decline in the prices of key commodities, spillovers from Russia’s recession, and China’s slowdown, the IMF said in its latest assessment.
April 15, 2016
The prospects for growth in emerging and developing nations may not be as gloomy as financial markets suggest, according to panelists at a seminar during the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
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TThe Regional Economic Issues (REI) reports assesses the macroeconomic outlook for the Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) region in light of the latest global economic and financial developments. This update was published on May 6, 2016.
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