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The CESEE Regional Economic Issues (REI) report, published on October 10, 2014, assesses the macroeconomic outlook for the region in light of the latest global economic and financial developments.
IMF Survey Magazine. Emerging Europe: Geopolitical Tensions Taking a Toll
"25 Years of Transition: Post-Communist Europe and the IMF", published on October 24, 2014, examines the past 25 years of dramatic transformation in Europe's former communist countries, as well as policies needed to revitalize convergence with Western European economies.
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Russian Federation and the IMF
Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
November 3, 2014
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to decline by about one percentage point of GDP in response to the slowdown in Russia, says the latest regional forecast by IMF staff.
October 10, 2014
Overall economic growth is slowing down in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE). The IMF has revised down the 2014 growth forecasts for the region to 1.2 percent largely reflecting the effects of Ukraine-Russia tensions.