This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Turkey, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Turkey and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Turkey.
At a Glance : Turkey's Relations with the IMF
News and Highlights
January 20, 2016
August 12, 2015
August 9, 2015
August 9, 2015
Daily Sabah Newspaper' interview with Srikant Seshadri, December 28, 2014
January 7, 2015
Turkey and the IMF
February 2, 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.
December 23, 2015
Author/Editor: Serhat Solmaz ; Marzie Taheri Sanjani
Series: Working Paper No. 15/269
November 17, 2015
November 16, 2015
November 12, 2015
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The Regional Economic Issues (REI) report, published on November 13, 2015, assesses the macroeconomic outlook for the Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) region in light of the latest global economic and financial developments.
Read the Survey Magazine article, "Emerging Europe Sees Stronger Growth Ahead, but Faces New Risks."
More Info on Turkey Office
What we do
The IMF office in Ankara follows economic developments and policies in Turkey, liaises between the Turkish authorities and the IMF staff in Washington, and coordinates IMF technical assistance. It is also a source of information about IMF views for the public, local and foreign analysts, investors, academic and research institutions, and Turkey's international partners and their diplomatic missions.
Who we are
The office in Turkey was opened in 2000, with Odd Per Brekk as the first Resident Representative. He was followed by Hugh Bredenkemp (2004-07), by Hossein Samiei (2007-2010), by Mark Lewis (2010-2014) and more recently by Srikant Seshadri.
Ministries and Undersecretaries
Prime Ministry (available only in Turkish)
Turkish News Sites in English
(Unless otherwise stated, all columnists listed below writes in Turkish.)
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