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Islamic Republic of Iran and the IMF
Updated April 14, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (16) | Article IV Staff Reports (9) | IMF Survey Online (4) | IMF Surveys (1) | IMFC Statements (3) | Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee (1) | Mission Concluding Statements (2) | Press Releases (9) | Public Information Notices (9) | Publications (30) | Transcripts (11) | Views & Commentaries (1) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Ali Taieb Nia, Governor of the World Bank Group for the Islamic Republic of Iran
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Seyyed Shams Al-din Hosseini, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Seyed Shamseddin Hosseini, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Seyyed Shams Al-din Hosseini, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Seyed Shamseddin Hosseini, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Seyyed Shams Al-din Hosseini, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Davoud Danesh Ja'fari, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 20, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Davood Danesh Ja'fari, Governor of the World Bank Group for Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Danesh Ja'fari, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Safdar Hosseini, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Tahmaseb Mazaheri, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Tahmaseb Mazaheri, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, 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. Mohsen Nourbakhsh, Governor of the IMF for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Hossein Namazi, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Hossein Namazi, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Hossein Namazi, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic Of Iran, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
April 04, 2014 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: Country Report No. 14/93
August 03, 2011 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2011 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iran
Series: Country Report No. 11/241
March 23, 2010 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iran
Series: Country Report No. 10/74
August 14, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: Country Report No. 08/284
March 08, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: Country Report No. 07/100
April 28, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: Country Report No. 06/154
September 27, 2004 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement, and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/306
September 05, 2003 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: Country Report No. 03/279
September 27, 2002 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: Country Report No. 02/211
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IMF Survey Online
April 04, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Iran Presses Ahead with Economic Reforms
The Islamic Republic of Iran has made progress toward stabilizing its economy in recent months, but the country needs to advance comprehensive reforms to lay the basis for a return to growth and create needed jobs, the IMF says.
May 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global Economy Learns to Absorb Oil Price Hikes
Despite a fourfold increase in oil prices over the past decade, the world has absorbed the price hikes with relatively little disruption due to fundamental changes in the workings of the global economy, and better policies to cope with the rise.
October 24, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Growth Rebounds in Middle East, North Africa
The Middle East and North Africa region is experiencing a robust recovery, aided by rising oil prices and higher oil production levels, a new IMF report says. The Regional Economic Outlook for the area adds that non-oil activity is also projected to pick up, but more gradually.
September 28, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Iran to Cut Oil Subsidies in Energy Reform
The Islamic Republic of Iran has begun eliminating energy subsidies, a move that could transform the way the country's economy works and influence reform in other energy-producing countries, IMF economists say.
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IMF Surveys
July 06, 1998 -- IMF Survey:
Chabrier on Middle Eastern and North African economies, review of Russia program, Camdessus on new global architecture, implications of EMU for EU aspirants, taxing financial capital, and is this a turning point for Africa's economies? PDF File Size: 403Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 105Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorary Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 75Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 149Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 440Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
April 16, 2011 -- Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 274Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d’Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 297Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Honourable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 169Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 165Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
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September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 26Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the IMF for Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 665Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 553Kb
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by The Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria, Representing Africa Group I Constituency, IMFC Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC Development Committee Statement by Mr. Fathallah Oualalou, Minister of Economy, Finance, Privatization, and Tourism of Morocco
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, and Tunisia
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Carlos Saito G-24 Chairman to the Second Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 24, 2000
Speaking as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- Joint IMFC Development Committee Statement by Mr. Fathallah Oualalou, Minister of Economy, Finance, Privatization, and Tourism of Morocco
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, and Tunisia
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Mission Concluding Statements
June 26, 2003 -- Islamic Republic of Iran -- Concluding Statement of IMF Mission
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.
July 11, 2002 -- Islamic Republic of Iran -- 2002 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
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.
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Press Releases
April 03, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
February 12, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran
November 11, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran
August 06, 2012 -- Press Release: The Islamic Republic of Iran Begins Participation in the IMF’s General Data Dissemination System
June 13, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Article IV Mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran
May 12, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran
December 13, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement on the IMF 2005 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran
September 13, 2004 -- Press Release: Islamic Republic of Iran Accepts IMF's Article VIII Obligations
June 23, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF 2004 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Islamic Republic of Iran
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Public Information Notices
August 03, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 18, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 18, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 05, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 27, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 27, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 05, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 26, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 18, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Islamic Republic of Iran
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
April 04, 2014 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/94
August 11, 2011 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/242
July 01, 2011 -- Iran - The Chronicles of the Subsidy Reform
Author/Editor: Guillaume, Dominique M. | Zytek, Roman | Reza Farzin, Mohammad
Series: Working Paper No. 11/167
March 23, 2010 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 10/76
August 14, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/285
May 01, 2007 -- Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Output in Oil-Producing Countries: The Case of Iran
Author/Editor: Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen | Kandil, Magda E.
Series: Working Paper No. 07/113
May 01, 2007 -- Money and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Bonato, Leo
Series: Working Paper No. 07/119
March 08, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 07/101
March 01, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Managing the Transition to a Market Economy
Author/Editor: Jbili, A. | Kramarenko, V. | Bailén, J. M.
April 28, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/129
September 27, 2004 -- Islamic Republic of Iran--Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/307
September 27, 2004 -- Islamic Republic of Iran--Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 04/308
September 05, 2003 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/280
January 01, 2003 -- Exchange Rate Regime Considerations in an Oil Economy: The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Celasun, Oya
Series: Working Paper No. 03/26
December 10, 2002 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/267
December 01, 2002 -- An Analysis of Money Demand and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Celasun, Oya | Goswami, Mangal
Series: Working Paper No. 02/205
September 27, 2002 -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/212
September 29, 2000 -- Islamic Republic of Iran
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/120
July 01, 2000 -- Determinants of Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran-A Macroeconomic Analysis
Author/Editor: Liu, O. | Adedeji, Olumuyiwa
Series: Working Paper No. 00/127
June 01, 1999 -- Common Trends and Structural Change: A Dynamic Macro Model for the Pre- and Postrevolution Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Becker, Törbjörn I.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/82
May 05, 1999 -- Islamic Republic of Iran - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/37
January 01, 1999 -- Exchange Rate Unification, the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate, and Choice of Exchange Rate Regime--The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Sundararajan, V. | Lazare, Michel | Williams, Sherwyn
Series: Working Paper No. 99/15
April 15, 1998 -- Islamic Republic of Iran - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/27
December 01, 1996 -- Mobilization of Saving in Developing Countries: The Case if the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: El-Erian, Mohamed A. | Kumar, Manmohan S.
Series: Working Paper No. 96/136
October 15, 1996 -- Islamic Republic of Iran--Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/108
December 10, 1995 -- Islamic Republic of Iran - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/121
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
September 01, 1995 -- Imports Under a Foreign Exchange Constraint: The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Mazarei, Adnan
Series: Working Paper No. 95/97
September 01, 1995 -- Imports Under a Foreign Exchange Constraint: The Case of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Author/Editor: Mazarei, Adnan
Series: Working Paper No. 95/97
July 01, 1995 -- The Parallel Market for Foreign Exchange in an Oil Exporting Economy: The Case of Iran, 1978-1990
Author/Editor: Mazarei, Adnan
Series: Working Paper No. 95/69
July 01, 1995 -- The Parallel Market for Foreign Exchange in an Oil Exporting Economy: The Case of Iran, 1978-1990
Author/Editor: Mazarei, Adnan
Series: Working Paper No. 95/69
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Transcripts
April 14, 2014 -- New Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Middle East And Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook Update
January 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
October 11, 2013 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on the Middle East and North Africa Economic Outlook
September 26, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
March 09, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, IMF
January 12, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
August 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the 2005 Article IV Review of Iraq by Lorenzo Perez, Deputy Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, and Adam Bennett, Assistant Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, with William Murray, Deputy Chief of Media Relations, IMF
September 21, 2003 -- Transcript of a Townhall Meeting with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)
With Minister Trevor Manuel, the Chairman of the Development Committee and Minister of Finance from South Africa; Chancellor Gordon Brown, Chairman of the IMFC; and Chancellor of Exchequer from UK; President of the World Bank, Mr. James Wolfensohn; and Mr. Horst Kohler, Managing Director of the IMF.
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook in the Middle East and North Africa
September 09, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Fulfilling a Promise: Reform Prospects in the MENA region
April 11, 2002 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum -- Globalization: North-South Linkages
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Views & Commentaries
November 30, 2010 -- Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department