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Consumer Prices 1.8 2.4
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Vanuatu and the IMF
Updated March 4, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (10) | Article IV Staff Reports (5) | Development Committee Statements (1) | IMFC Statements (8) | Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee (1) | Press Releases (7) | Public Information Notices (8) | Publications (16) | Speeches (1) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Georges Maniuru, Governor of the World Bank Group for Vanuatu, on behalf of the Pacific Constituency
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Odo Tevi, Governor of the IMF for Vanuatu, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Jefferson Barton, Governor of the World Bank for the Republic of the Marshall Islands, on behalf of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Nick L. Andon, Governor of the Fund for the Federated States Of Micronesia, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Casmir Remengesau, Governor of the World Bank for Republic Of Palau, and on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands (Republic of ), Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Misa Telefoni Retzlaff, Governor of the IMF for Samoa, on behalf of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 27, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Beniamina Tinga, Governor of the IMF for Kiribati, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Palau and Samoa, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 27, 2000 -- Concluding Remarks by Horst KÖhler, Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund at the Closing Joint Session
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Sela Molisa, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Vanuatu, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Bartholomew Aba'au Ulufa'alu, Governor of the World Bank for Solomon Islands, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Western Samoa, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
May 31, 2011 -- Vanuatu: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 11/120
May 27, 2009 -- Vanuatu: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Vanuatu
Series: Country Report No. 09/166
March 05, 2007 -- Vanuatu: 2006 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 07/92
March 31, 2005 -- Vanuatu: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vanuatu
Series: Country Report No. 05/124
December 11, 2002 -- Vanuatu: 2002 Article IV Consultation-- Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Vanuatu
Series: Country Report No. 02/265
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Development Committee Statements
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the Development Committee , April 30, 2001
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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IMFC Statements
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Oh-Seok Hyun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 169Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 478Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 298Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 349Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance of Korea,Rep.of
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 396Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Kyung-Wook Hur,First Vice Minister, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Korea on behalf of the Hon. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Finance Minister of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 350Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 52Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Peter Costello, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 40Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 303Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Tae-Shin Kwon, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 217Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 180Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 683Kb
October 02, 2004 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 96Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statements Hon. Peter Costello, MP, Australian Treasurer
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 575Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P. Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Senator the Hon. Ian Campbell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P., Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
April 20, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by Senator The Hon. Ian Campbell Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp Assistant Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia - International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee, April 29, 2001
On behalf of the World Bank constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu and the IMF constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, the Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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Press Releases
March 04, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement of the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of a Staff Visit to Vanuatu
November 05, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF, Vanuatu to Co-host a High-Level Conference On Lifting Economic Growth in the Pacific Islands
April 18, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission to Vanuatu
March 09, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement of the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Consultation Discussions with Vanuatu
March 12, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the 2010 Staff Visit to Vanuatu
March 04, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Staff Mission at the Conclusion of the 2009 Article IV Discussions with Vanuatu
February 22, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Vanuatu
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Public Information Notices
June 21, 2013 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 23, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 21, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 02, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 11, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 11, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 05, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
September 16, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Vanuatu
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
June 21, 2013 -- Vanuatu: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/169
June 01, 2012 -- Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries
Author/Editor: Sheridan, Niamh | Tumbarello, Patrizia | Wu, Yiqun
Series: Working Paper No. 12/154
March 05, 2007 -- Vanuatu: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/93
March 31, 2005 -- Vanuatu: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/121
August 18, 2003 -- Vanuatu: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume I--Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 03/253
August 18, 2003 -- Vanuatu: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II--Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standard and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 03/254
December 11, 2002 -- Vanuatu: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/266
October 26, 2000 -- Vanuatu: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/129
October 28, 1998 -- Vanuatu - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/106
August 26, 1996 -- Vanuatu--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/75
August 26, 1996 -- Vanuatu--Background Paper
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/76
April 03, 1995 -- Vanuatu - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/28
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Vanuatu was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
March 01, 1995 -- Paradise Lost? Growth, Convergence and Migration in the South Pacific
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Loayza, Norman
Series: Working Paper No. 95/28
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
March 01, 1995 -- Paradise Lost? Growth, Convergence and Migration in the South Pacific
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Loayza, Norman
Series: Working Paper No. 95/28
Notes: Also published in Staff Papers, Vol. 42, No. 3, September 1995.
June 15, 1989 -- Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries
Author/Editor: Browne, Christopher | Scott, Douglas A.
June 15, 1989 -- Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries
Author/Editor: Browne, Christopher | Scott, Douglas A.
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Speeches
November 22, 2013 -- Welcome Remarks at the High-Level Pacific Islands Conference Lifting Potential Growth in the Pacific Islands