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The Regional Economic Issues (REI) report, published on May 11, 2015, assesses the macroeconomic outlook for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE), in light of the latest global economic and financial developments. Countries in the region are facing mixed economic fortunes, according to athe report. In addition to the legacies of the crisis, external forces are at play: the oil price, the strength of the euro area recovery, and geopolitical tensions.
Read the Survey Magazine article, "Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Mind the Credit Gap."
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Russian Federation and the IMF
Press Release: Foreign banks’ funding to Emerging Europe continued to decline in late 2014, but trend may be reversing, new report shows
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
May 19, 2015
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.