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Russian Federation Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Russian Federation

This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in 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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Regional Economic Issues: Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

May 2015 Click for more

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 CESEE Regional Economic Issues report (PDF).

Read the Survey Magazine article, "Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Mind the Credit Gap."

News — Highlights


Ekho Planet Interview with Bikas Joshi, IMF

January 2014 (in Russian) click for more

Challenges of Transition: Global Economy and Russia

Presentation by Bikas Joshi on the findings and conclusions of the 2013 Article IV Consultation Report, Presented at the Association of European Businesses; November 26, 2013 click for more

Coordinating Safety Nets: Multilateral and Regional

Presentation by Bikas Joshi at the 8th Annual Eurasian Development Bank International Conference in Moscow; November 12, 2013 click for more

Press Meeting--Global Economic Outlook

Press Briefing by Mr. Bikas Joshi at RIA Novosti, October 15, 2013 click for more

Reforms in the International Financial Architecture-An IMF perspective

Presentation by Bikas Joshi, Resident Representative in Moscow, October 15, 2013 click for more

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Russian Federation and the IMF

Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMF

September 17, 2015

Podcast : Russia Feeling The Pinch of Cheaper Oil, Sanctions

September 1, 2015
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‚Äôs economic woes are largely due to the dramatic drop in oil prices, and sanctions in response to developments in Crimea and Ukraine. click for more

Transcript of a Conference Call on Ukraine

August 4, 2015

Russian Federation: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

August 3, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/211
Also Available in Russian click for more

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

August 3, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/212 click for more

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Resident Representative Office in Russian Federation

Gabriel Di Bella
Resident Representative
in Moscow
Tel: +7 (495) 705 9200
Fax: +7 (495) 705 9136

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