IMF Survey Issues 2005



Published every two weeks, the IMF Survey, provides topical coverage of the IMF's activities, policies, and research in the context of global economic and financial developments. An annual IMF Survey Supplement provides detailed information on the IMF's organization and on the policy advice, financing, and technical assistance it offers to its member countries.

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December 5, 2005 (1731 kb PDF file)  Maghreb trade conference; Article IV summaries: Estonia, France, Portugal; IMF research conference; IMF governance; Lessons from China and India; South Africa's trade policy; Central bank losses; Financial sector handbook.
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November 14, 2005 (324 kb PDF file)  Ingves on IMF financial sector work; Article IV summaries: Syria, Zimbabwe, Mongolia, and Russia; Standards and codes; Corporate bond market development; Japan's fiscal challenges; Parliamentary Network on the World Bank.
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October 31, 2005 (409 kb PDF file)  De Rato visits China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Belgium; Economic reviews of Ghana,The Gambia; Truman on IMF governance; Australia's economic expansion; Bahamas' monetary framework; Agricultural safeguards; Aid and NGOs; IMF promotes transparency.
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October 17, 2005 (327 kb PDF file)  Asia and Middle East Regional Economic Outlooks; Policy Support Instrument; IIE on IMF reform; Financial stability conference; Mozambique's tax reform; Nigeria's pension reform; Chile's pension reform; Why political connections matter.
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October 3, 2005 (781 kb PDF file)  IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings Overview; IMF communique; IMF maps out future strategy; Ministers reach debt cancellation deal; IMF's low-income country initiatives; World Economic Outlook (press briefing); Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa.
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September 19, 2005 (594 kb PDF file)  Annual meetings preview; Article IV reviews: Bangladesh and Poland; Interview with Michael Deppler on euro area; EAEC/CIS trade integration; WEO on institutions, savings, and investment; GFSR; International reserves.
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September 1, 2005 (866 kb PDF file)  IMF in Focus -- A Supplement of the IMF Survey -- Kick-Starting Economies After Dust Has Settled;10 Events That Shaped the IMF; Taking the Global Pulse; Running the IMF; IMF Executive Board; Promoting Healthy Economies; Helping When Things Go Wrong; Getting Back on Track; How the IMF Lends; Passing on Know-How; Striving for a Better Life; Identifying Changes Needed at the IMF; At a Glance; How the IMF Is Organized.
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August 29, 2005 (482 kb PDF file)  Iraq's priorities; IMF reviews of Latvia, Sri Lanka, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Slovenia; IT in low-income countries; African currency blocs; Legacy of Soviet empire; Indonesia looks to keep pace with Asia; Bhutan's national happiness; IMF governance.
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August 15, 2005 (1291 kb PDF file)  Niger relief effort; EB commitment to debt relief; Kato's visit to Mozambique, Zambia; U.S. economic expansion; Austria looks eastward; Attracting FDI to Southeastern Europe; IMF conditionality; hedge funds seminar; IEO priorities.
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August 1, 2005 (445 kb PDF file)  Sustained strong growth in Belarus; Egypt's policies; Samoa outpaces comparators; Bahamas needs fiscal tightening; Georgia's oil/gas transit revenues; Mauritius must improve competitiveness; Tanzania's growth/poverty reduction; Making surveillance more effective.
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July 18, 2005 (657 kb PDF file)  G8 debt proposal; Bernes on IEO challenges; Armenia takes off; Eurosclerosis; Expenditure uncertainties; Worker remittances; Beating the business cycle; Governance reform and aid coordination.
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July 4, 2005 (457 kb PDF file)  IMF work program; Executive Board discusses debt relief; Economic reform in Switzerland; African trade arrangements; Euro adoption; World Economic Outlook: global imbalances; Parliamentarians meet in Vienna, Austria; Marriage and inequality.
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June 20, 2005 (425 kb PDF file)  G-8 debt relief proposal; ECLAC seminar; IMF strategic review; De Rato in Chad; Rebuttal to "The Lancet"; Ghana's banking sector; Central America seminars; IMF-supported programs; World Bank "to do" list.
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June 6, 2005 (671 kb PDF file)  IEO report on capital account liberalization; Colombia; De Rato in Niger; Cotton conference; Structured finance; Cost of reserves; New Zealand; Quality of public investment; HIPC debt relief; Mandela at Brookings.
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May 23, 2005 (700 kb PDF file)  De Rato travels to Africa; Turkey's new loan; Cameroon; Singapore; Tajikistan; Asia's economic outlook; Kydland interview; Value-added tax; IMF trade policy; Trade conference; Political economy of hatred.
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May 9, 2005 (511 kb PDF file)  Bernes to head IEO; De Rato meets Chirac; Israel, Panama, Yemen, and Lithuania; Book notes - Pietra Rivoli and Thomas L. Friedman; Capital inflows to South Africa; Peter Nicholl in Bosnia; Timor-Leste, Cambodia; HIV/AIDS and aid; ECOSOC meeting on MDGs.
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April 25, 2005 (789 kb PDF file)  Spring Meetings wrap-up; IMFC communiquÚ; IMF strategic review; World Economic Outlook; Oil; Low-income countries; Global Monitoring Report; African outlook; Brazil; Honduras; World Development Indicators.
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April 4, 2005 (1610 kb PDF file)  Mohsin Khan on the Middle East; Spring Meetings preview; Cyprus; Malaysia; Namibia; Ukraine; Global Financial Stability Report; Maputo seminar on aid and its trade-offs; Balance sheet approach.
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March 21, 2005 (341 kb PDF file)  De Rato applauds growth in China and India; Romanian president's visit; Moldova; Libya; Italy; Slovak Republic; Country insurance facility; Microfinance; U.S. Federal Reserve; United Kingdom; Canada; Offshore financial centers.
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March 7, 2005 (365 kb PDF file)  De Rato in Maghreb; Afghanistan; El Salvador; Comoros; Finland; IEO releases report on technical assistance; Institutions and economic growth; Central bank transparency; Postconflict experience in sub-Saharan Africa; Monetary policy implementation.
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February 21, 2005 (442 kb PDF file)  De Rato in Andean countries; Latin America set for steady growth; Mid-East financial sector development; India's quest for higher growth; Russia's flat tax; Annuities and retirement; Financial soundness indicators; Transparency in budget processes.
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February 7, 2005 (696 kb PDF file)  Africa's oil & transparency; East Caribbean; China's renminbi out of line?; IMF & HIV/AIDS; Poland; GDDS; Resource revenue guide.
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January 24, 2005 (689 kb PDF file)  IMF assesses post-tsunami needs; Ireland's challenges after tiger years; four new books contrast European and U.S. socioeconomic paradigms; Trade and regional integration in Africa; Oil revenues help boost Saudi Arabia's real GDP growth; Mexico's recovery broadens; Vietnam builds on strong growth; Land inequality and economic development; and Gulf Cooperation Council countries explore ways to boost growth. Events coming up; IMF financial assistance at a glance.
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