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Turkey and the IMF
Updated November 21, 2014

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May 28, 2014 -- Transcript of a Conference call on the Release of the Report on Deleveraging and Credit Monitor for Central and Eastern and Southeastern Europe
April 24, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
April 15, 2014 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on Europe
April 10, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Global Financial Stability Report
February 14, 2014 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Release of the Deleveraging and Credit Monitor Report
January 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
November 01, 2013 -- Release of the Quarterly Deleveraging and Credit Monitor for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe Conference Call with Media
September 12, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
October 20, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Acting Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund.
April 15, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department
April 01, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
March 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 04, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
January 26, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Updates of the International Monetary Fund's Global Financial Stability Report and World Economic Outlook
January 22, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department International Monetary Fund
October 05, 2009 -- Annual Meetings 2009: Transcript of the Development Committee Press Conference, October 5, 2009
October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 2009 Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
October 02, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
October 01, 2009 -- Transcript of Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department
September 30, 2009 -- Transcript of the Global Financial Stability Report Press Conference with Jose Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department
September 25, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Ms. Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 10, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Mr. David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
July 16, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, IMF
June 19, 2009 -- Transcript of IMF's Bi-Weekly Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations Department
June 04, 2009 -- Transcript of IMF's Bi-Weekly Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations Department
May 21, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
March 26, 2009 -- Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 26, 2009 -- Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, with Reza Moghadam, Director of the Strategy, Policy and Review Department, and Andrew Tweedie, Director of the Finance Department
December 18, 2008 -- Transcript of Regular Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department
December 04, 2008 -- Transcript of Regular Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department
November 15, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director, John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations
September 04, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
May 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Completion of the Seventh and Final Review of Turkey's Stand-By Arrangement
May 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department
April 24, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 10, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by IMF's Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky, and Director of External Relations Masood Ahmed
March 20, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, IMF
March 06, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
January 24, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
November 19, 2007 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on the staff reports and related documents for Turkey's 2007 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Lorenzo Giorgianni, Division Chief in the European Department, November 19, 2007
October 15, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
July 26, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
June 01, 2007 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: New Perspectives on Financial Globalization
May 24, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 12, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, and Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations, IMF
March 29, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
March 15, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with David Hawley, Senior Advisor in the External Relations Department, IMF
January 16, 2007 -- Transcript of Press Conference by IMF Managing Director, Rodrigo de Rato
November 03, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 19, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Assistant Director, External Relations Department
October 05, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the Chair of the Group of 24 Ministers
September 06, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Analytic Chapters of the World Economic Outlook with Raghuram Rajan, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, Charles Collyns, Deputy Director of Research, and Timothy Callen, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, IMF
August 24, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Assistant Director, External Relations Department
July 06, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
June 22, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
May 18, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
April 20, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato and First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger with Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations, IMF
March 09, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
February 23, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
January 26, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
Mr. Masood Ahmed has been appointed by the Managing Director to succeed me as Director of External Relations. Masood will assume the position on May the 1st, and the Managing Director has asked me and I have agreed to stay on until that point.
January 13, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia
January 12, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
December 14, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
December 01, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 12, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
September 22, 2005 -- Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations
Now let me address the agenda of this weekend. The International Monetary and Financial Committee will focus on three main topics: the World Economic Outlook, the strategic direction of the IMF, and the Fund's support for low-income countries.
August 03, 2005 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Michael Deppler on the Latest IMF Report on Euro Area Policies
May 11, 2005 -- Transcript of a Teleconference Call on Turkey by Reza Moghadam, Senior Advisor in the IMF's European Department and Mission Chief for Turkey
April 27, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 14, 2005 -- Transcript of Press Conference by Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson, IMF
March 24, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 02, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of the External Relations Department
January 13, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 10, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 30, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato with First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson
Press Conference before the 2004 Annual Meetings
September 09, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 30, 2004 -- Transcript of a Teleconference call on Turkey -- With Reza Moghadam, IMF Mission Chief to Turkey
July 29, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 01, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 18, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 08, 2004 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum, Does the IMF always prescribe fiscal austerity? Are targets too tight?
May 11, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director Designate, IMF
Washington, D.C.
May 06, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director and Acting Managing Director, IMF
April 16, 2004 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Turkey
March 10, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 06, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
October 09, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 19, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Managing Director Horst Köhler with First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger and External Relations Director Thomas C. Dawson
Dubai International Convention Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 12, 2003 -- Transcript of Managing Director Horst Köhler's Briefing with the Press
September 10, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson Director, External Relations, IMF
I suspect that people are interested in the status of negotiations with Argentina, so I thought perhaps I might quickly give a summary of where we are.
August 01, 2003 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Turkey with Michael Deppler, Director, IMF European I Department
July 31, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
July 17, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 26, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 12, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 22, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 29, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum: Does IMF Fiscal Policy Advice End Up Hurting The Poor?
April 22, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 03, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 27, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report, Frankfurt, Germany
March 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 04, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
February 13, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
January 31, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings. As is standard, the briefing will be embargoed until approximately 15 minutes after conclusion, and we'll set a precise time at that point.
January 16, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
This is another of our regular press briefings. Before I take questions, I would like to flag a couple of events that are on the home page of our external website: the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism Conference on January 22nd and the Global Linkages Conference on January 30th and 31st. Both will be held here at Fund headquarters.
December 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are having discussions with the Argentine authorities on a number of issues, and this is not a headline issue of the sort that perhaps it got over the weekend.
November 19, 2002 -- Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This is the last briefing that we expect for this month. We scheduled it today because I will be accompanying First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger to the Group of 20 meeting at the end of the week in Delhi.
October 10, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
September 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Briefing by Horst Köhler, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund at the Council of Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.
September 12, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
August 07, 2002 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Turkey By Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
The basic message is that the Board approved the completion of the third review during the Board meeting this morning. The implication of that is that Turkey can draw another $1.15 billion under its arrangement with the Fund, a $16.3 billion arrangement, of which now $12.7 billion have been disbursed this year.
July 18, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Thank you and good morning. Good morning, everyone. I'm Tom Dawson, Director of External Relations at the IMF, and this is another of our regular press briefings.
June 19, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
June 06, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The Board of Governors approved on May 30 the resolution with respect to membership for East Timor. East Timor's membership will become effective upon the authorities' signing of the Articles of Agreement, which is expected in the next month or so.
May 16, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing, By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
April 30, 2002 -- Transcript of Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, IMF External Relations Department
We are encouraged that the 14-point plan signed by the President and provincial governors last weeks demonstrated broad political support for our comprehensive approach to dealing with Argentina's difficult economic situation.
April 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler at the National Press Club
April 16, 2002 -- Transcript of a teleconference on Turkey, by Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department
April 12, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 28, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
March 14, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Global Financial Stability Report, Washington DC, IMF
March 13, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This as one of our regular briefings where questions can be on whatever subjects you believe are of interest and of relevance to the Fund.
February 13, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
February 04, 2002 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Journalists on IMF Board Decision to Lend to Turkey, by Michael Deppler, Director, European I Department, IMF
January 31, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I can also confirm, since we have had some inquiries, that the Managing Director, as is customary, will attend the G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in Ottawa at the end of next week.
January 17, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
First of all, as you are probably aware, the Fund and the World Bank have been conducting a conference this week on the poverty reduction strategy of both institutions.
December 06, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
November 15, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Briefing with Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
Welcome to the pre-IMFC press conference.
November 01, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Now, before we get to questions, I suspect a number of you may be interested in the preparations and arrangements for the IMFC meetings in Ottawa in a couple of weeks. We expect the Canadian authorities to post on the G-20 website the press accreditation material for the meetings on Monday, November 5th, and the Fund and the Bank will jointly post a press advisory alongside them. If you have any questions, I would ask that you follow up with Media Relations Division later on.
November 01, 2001 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Anticipating Crises: Model Behavior or Stampeding Herds
Predicting crises through early warning systems is something that is intellectually challenging, to put it mildly.
October 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
. I think it should not be any particular news that we have been looking and are looking at having an IMFC meeting as soon as it can be arranged, and I think they are on the right track, even though they don't seem to have too many specifics.
September 28, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The only announcement I have to make before taking questions is a somewhat unusual one. After a gap of 16 years, the Fund is about to publish the latest volume of the official history of the Fund. On October 9th it will come out. This is a series started in the 1960s. This latest volume covers the 1980s, and historically, these histories compensated for some of the secrecy in which the Fund often did its business. Now, of course, we're much more open and so, too, is our approach to history.
September 24, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Based on now, which is to say, no more negative surprises and so on, it's very hard to see very much medium-term macroeconomic impact after the initial bout of whatever has happened as a result of September 11th happens.
September 19, 2001 -- Transcript of a Briefing with Journalists By Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
I sense here a strong feeling in this institution that even more after this attack, there is a need for cooperation, international cooperation, and we do think that in this institution we have a lot of common ground for this cooperation.
September 07, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
This year's meetings are fast approaching. We've taken steps to consolidate the meetings. These steps were driven by concern about the safety of the people attending the meeting, the safety of the local community, and while we fully understand the long tradition of peaceful demonstrations in the nation's capital and elsewhere, we do urge people, who intend to exercise their right to protest, to also understand that there are valid security concerns.
August 30, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
We're planning the WEO press conference for 9:00 a.m. on the 26th and embargoing everything for release until 11 o'clock on that day. This and other details of Annual Meeting arrangements, press events, will be posted on the external website within the next week.
August 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Press registration for the 56th Annual Meetings opened 10 days ago. We had a record first week sign-up. And the deadline for journalists is Friday, September 21st.
July 25, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
The Executive Board is scheduled to go into its annual recess from August 6th through August 17th, so this will be my last briefing before the Board recess.
July 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
July 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Journalists by Stanley Fischer First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
I wanted to talk about the Turkish program, following the board meeting yesterday at which it was decided to disburse $1.5 billion, the next tranche of the Turkish loan, and the same day that The World Bank decided to disburse $1.7 billion under their loan, which obviously is a renewed expression of support by the international community for the Turkish program.
July 12, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the 2001 International Capital Markets Report
This report examines and assesses the risks in capital markets in both the mature and emerging markets in the period through May 2001. In addition, the report focuses on two issues of ongoing systemic importance, the changing structure of major government securities markets and financial consolidation in emerging markets.
June 22, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
June 08, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
May 23, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
In terms of Secretary O'Neill's testimony yesterday, we certainly read it with interest, and I think on the comments he made regarding the Bank, we certainly understand his views and think that we are basically on the same track.
May 10, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
I'd like to first mention that the IMF Research Department's latest quarterly report on emerging market financing will be released at 10:30 this morning. It covers the first quarter of the year. The report takes into account the impact of recent official rate moves by the Fed.
May 08, 2001 -- Transcript of Press Conference by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF
I, as you know, announced to the staff and the Board today what I had told the Managing Director a few weeks ago, that I plan to leave the Fund later this year probably, but once a smooth transition to my successor has been arranged.
April 29, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Following The International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting Sunday, April 29, 2001
There was a general recognition of our shared interests as a global community. We recognized that we should not retreat from cooperation but indeed should strengthen it, and we found a shared approach in the decisions and the recommendations we made.
April 29, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference After the Joint Meeting of The International Monetary and Financial Committee of the IMF and the Development Committee of the World Bank, April 29, 2001
Ladies and gentlemen, we met for an hour and 45 minutes in a joint meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee. Apart from Gordon Brown and myself, 22 speakers took part in the discussions. At the end, we adopted a communique that is available to you.
April 27, 2001 -- Transcript - Press Conference By IMF Managing Director, Horst Köhler, Prior To The IMFC Meeting
The world economy is going through a very difficult phase, and policymakers representing our 183 member countries are coming here to discuss what needs to be done to give renewed momentum to global growth.
April 26, 2001 -- Transcript -- Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook
In my remarks this morning, I will comment briefly on the global economic outlook and key policy issues for the main industrial countries, then turn to David Robinson and Tam Bayoumi for some brief remarks on the rest of the policy and analytical content of the present WEO.
April 10, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Contrary to some inquiries we received from some Washington television stations yesterday, this has not been convened to talk about the Spring Meetings. But as always, questions are not limited.
March 28, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Welcome to another one of our regular press briefings
March 21, 2001 -- Transcript of a press briefing on IMF Conditionality by Masood Ahmed, Deputy Director, IMF Policy Development and Review Department
This is the briefing on IMF conditionality. The Board discussion that we had two weeks ago today was an important milestone in the process the Managing Direct. Conditionality has always been associated with Fund financing. It is, in effect, the link between financing from the Fund and implementation of policies by countries that make use of Fund financing.
March 12, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director,External Relations Department
No real announcements. On Friday, March 16th, we'll open press registration for the Spring Meetings. The forms, registration forms, and information about the Meetings are on the Fund and World Bank websites
March 01, 2001 -- Briefing By IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler and First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer On Establishing An International Capital Markets Department
Early today I informed the Executive Board of my decision to establish a new department in the Fund, the International Capital Markets Department. Let me give a little background to this decision and briefly outline some of the benefits that I believe will follow.
February 15, 2001 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department
I'd like to draw your attention to the latest quarterly report on emerging markets financing that's now published on our website. We have now completed a full year of these published quarterly reports.
December 12, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing By Thomas Dawson, Chief, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
It's a somewhat busy time right now with the effort to complete, in particular, HIPC country cases. We've got several other country cases of some prominence and some end-of-the-year rush going on, but I think by and large we are on track.
December 01, 2000 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department, December 1, 2000
I presume you all have seen the press release that we put out last evening on Turkey, and I think that's the release I wish to draw to your attention.
January 06, 2000 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director and Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Thanks for coming to this first regular press briefing of the new millennium. We're in a situation where prospects for most of the emerging market countries look good. The Asian recovery now looks spectacular in most countries, especially, of course, Korea. But even in Indonesia, where it took longest to achieve macroeconomic stabilization, the outlook is much brighter.