on the Republic of Latvia:
January 23, 2013
July 11, 2012
December 21, 2011
May 25, 2011
July 21, 2010
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|Republic of Latvia and the IMF|
Updated April 11, 2014
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 23, 2013. Listed below are items related to the Republic of Latvia, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|April 15, 2011 -- IMF Survey: IMF Support Helping Restore Growth but Key Risks Ahead|
A new study finds that countries which sought financial support from the IMF in late 2008, after the failure of Lehman Brothers, are experiencing a return to growth. IMF financing helped countries stabilize their economies when their access to financial markets was seriously curtailed.
|April 01, 2011 -- Corporate and Household Debt Distress in Latvia: Strengthening the Incentives for a Market-Based Approach to Debt Resolution|
Author/Editor: Erbenova, Michaela | Liu, Yan | Saxegaard, Magnus
Series: Working Paper No. 11/85
|December 16, 2010 -- Press Release: Joint Statement at the Conclusion of a Staff Visit to Latvia|
|December 09, 2010 -- Republic of Latvia 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Latvia|
Series: Country Report No. 10/356
|December 09, 2010 -- Republic of Latvia Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Request for Rephasing of Purchases Under the Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Applicability of a Performance Criterion|
Series: Country Report No. 10/357
|November 01, 2010 -- Assessing the Risk of Private Sector Debt Overhang in the Baltic Countries|
Author/Editor: Herzberg, Valerie
Series: Working Paper No. 10/250
|October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Sigbjoern Johnsen, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Norway|
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 456Kb
|September 01, 2010 -- Adjustment under a Currency Peg: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania during the Global Financial Crisis 2008-09|
Author/Editor: Purfield, Catriona | Rosenberg, Christoph B.
Series: Working Paper No. 10/213
|August 12, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation and Third Review of the Stand-By Arrangement with the Republic of Latvia|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|July 23, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF|
|July 22, 2010 -- Transcript of Conference Call On Latvia, Resident Representative in Riga|
|July 21, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Latvia and Approves €105.8 Million Disbursement|
|July 05, 2010 -- Republic of Latvia -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 05, 2010|
PDF File Size: 475Kb
|June 07, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Third Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Latvia|
|April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jyrki Katainen, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Finland|
On behalf of: Denmark, Republic of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Norway, Sweden. PDF File Size: 344Kb
|March 15, 2010 -- Republic of Latvia: Second Review and Financing Assurances Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases Under the Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria|
Series: Country Report No. 10/65
|February 18, 2010 -- IMF Survey: After Severe Recession, Stabilization in Latvia|
Latvia has suffered one of the deepest recessions in the world. But an international support package helped the country through the worst of the crisis, and recovery is projected for late 2010. IMF Latvia mission chief Mark Griffiths looks at the Baltic state’s prospects.
|February 17, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Latvia and Approves €200.3 Million Disbursement|
|January 22, 2010 -- Republic of Latvia -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 22, 2010|
PDF File Size: 463Kb
|December 10, 2009 -- IMF Survey: 'Baltic Tiger' Plots Comeback|
Even though Estonia is battling falling output and rising unemployment, the east European country’s government is confident it can ride out the global economic crisis. So confident, in fact, that it announces it is close to meeting all the criteria for adopting the euro.