on the Republic of Kazakhstan:
July 21, 2014
June 18, 2012
July 12, 2010
July 8, 2009
July 9, 2008
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
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Republic of Kazakhstan: Financial Position in the Fund
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|Republic of Kazakhstan and the IMF|
Updated June 8, 2016
|On July 31, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the consideration of the 2015 Article IV consultation with Kazakhstan. |
Under Article IV of its Articles of Agreement, the IMF has a mandate to exercise surveillance over the economic, financial and exchange rate policies of its members in order to ensure the effective operation of the international monetary system. The IMF’s appraisal of such policies involves a comprehensive analysis of the general economic situation and policy strategy of each member country. IMF economists visit the member country, usually once a year, to collect and analyze data and hold discussions with government and central bank officials. Upon its return, the staff submits a report to the IMF’s Executive Board for discussion. The Board’s views are subsequently summarized and transmitted to the country authorities.
The Kazakhstani authorities have consented to the publication of the staff report and it is expected that the report will be posted on this website shortly.
The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 21, 2014. Listed below are items related to the Republic of Kazakhstan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|June 08, 2016 -- Learning to Live with Cheaper Oil : Policy Adjustment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries|
Author/Editor: Martin Sommer | Allan Auclair | Armand Fouejieu | Inutu Lukonga | Saad Quayyum | Amir Sadeghi | Gazi Shbaikat | Andrew Tiffin | Bruno Versailles
Series: Middle East and Central Asia Departmental Paper No. 16/3
|June 07, 2016 -- IMF Survey : New Economic Challenges Ahead for Caucasus, Central Asia|
Following a period of rapid growth, the 25th anniversary of independence for the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region comes at a time of economic challenges.
|May 24, 2016 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the End of her Visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan|
|May 24, 2016 -- Kazakhstan – Embracing the Next Transformation|
|May 16, 2016 -- Exchange Rate Developments and Policies in the Caucasus and Central Asia|
Author/Editor: Mark A. Horton | Hossein Samiei | Natan P. Epstein | Kevin Ross
Series: Middle East and Central Asia Departmental Paper No. 16/2
|April 15, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by Ueli Maurer, Head of the Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland|
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 206Kb
|November 25, 2015 -- Kazakhstan: Staff Concluding Statement of an IMF Staff Visit|
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.
|October 23, 2015 -- IMF Survey : External Shocks Dim Growth Prospects for Caucasus, Central Asia|
A wave of external shocks continue to weaken growth prospects and heighten financial vulnerabilities in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region, the IMF said in its latest assessment.
|October 09, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance of Switzerlan|
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 269Kb
|September 23, 2015 -- How to De-Dollarize Financial Systems in the Caucasus and Central Asia?|
Author/Editor: Sami Ben Naceur | Amr Hosny | Gregory Hadjian
Series: Working Paper No. 15/203
|September 04, 2015 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Director Masood Ahmed at the Conclusion of a Visit to Kazakhstan|
|September 03, 2015 -- Republic of Kazakhstan : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report for the Republic of Kazakhstan|
Series: Country Report No. 15/241
Notes: Also Available in Russian
|August 05, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kazakhstan|
|May 26, 2015 -- Republic of Kazakhstan: Concluding Statement of the 2015 Article IV Mission|
|May 19, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Caucasus, Central Asia Feel Impact of Adverse Shocks|
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to decline by 2 percent this year as a result of lower commodity prices and the economic slowdown in Russia, says the latest regional forecast by IMF staff.
|April 18, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head of the Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland|
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 216Kb
|December 09, 2014 -- Republic of Kazakhstan: Concluding Statement of the 2014 IMF Staff Visit|
|November 17, 2014 -- IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority|
Improving the efficiency of public infrastructure investment across many oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa and the Caucasus and Central Asia is now more important than ever, a new IMF study says.
|November 12, 2014 -- Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries|
|October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland|
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 203Kb