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.

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At a Glance : Russian Federation's Relations with the IMF

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Russian Federation joined the Fund on June 1, 1992; Article VIII
  • Quota: SDR 5,945.40 million
  • Outstanding loans: None
  • The latest Article IV consultation was concluded by the Executive Board on August 3, 2015. (Country Report No. 15/368)

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Russian Federation and the IMF

  • Kazakhstan – Embracing the Next Transformation

    May 24, 2016

  • Russian Federation: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Mission

    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.

  • IMF Survey : Emerging Europe Moves Ahead but Slower

    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.

  • IMF Survey : External Shocks Hurt Growth in Caucasus, Central Asia

    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.

  • IMF Survey : Emerging Markets Gloom May Be Overdone, Panel Says

    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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Latest on Europe

Regional Economic Issues: Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

May 2016

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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Read the Survey Magazine article, "Emerging Europe Moves Ahead but Slower."