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Malaysia and the IMF
Updated May 4, 2016

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (18) | Article IV Staff Reports (6) | Finance & Development (1) | IMF Survey Online (8) | IMF Surveys (4) | IMFC Statements (2) | Issues Briefs (1) | News Briefs (1) | Press Releases (17) | Public Information Notices (13) | Publications (97) | Speeches (26) | Transcripts (22) | Views & Commentaries (2) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (12) | Other (3) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 09, 2015 -- Statement by the Hon. Datuk Johari bin Abdul Ghani, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia
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October 10, 2014 -- Statement by the Hon. Chua Tee Yong, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia
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October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the IMF for Malaysia
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Malaysia
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Governor of the Fund and the World Bank for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 23, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Dato Dr. Jamaludin Mohd Jarjis, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Dato Shafie Mohd Salleh, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Malaysia, 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. Dato' Shafie Mohd. Salleh, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Dato' Mustapa Mohamed, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Dato Mustapa Mohamed, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Dato' Seri Anwar Bin IBRAHIM, Governor of the World Bank for Malaysia, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
May 04, 2016 -- Malaysia : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia
Series: Country Report No. 16/110
March 03, 2015 -- Malaysia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia
Series: Country Report No. 15/58
March 14, 2014 -- Malaysia: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia
Series: Country Report No. 14/80
February 10, 2012 -- Malaysia : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/43
August 13, 2010 -- Malaysia: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia
Series: Country Report No. 10/265
August 14, 2009 -- Malaysia: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malaysia
Series: Country Report No. 09/253
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Finance & Development
June 01, 1999 -- Finance & Development, June 1999 - The Asian Crisis: Causes and Remedies
By Bijan B. Aghevli - Until their sudden fall from grace in 1997, the countries hit hard by Asia's financial crisis—Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand—had been widely admired for their economic achievements and much favored by foreign investors. What happened, and is there a prescription for reducing the risk of future crises?
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IMF Survey Online
June 30, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Strong and Equitable Growth: Fiscal Policy Can Make a Difference
Amid a recovery from the financial crisis that continues to disappoint and growing fear that the global economy is entering a prolonged period of mediocre growth, a new IMF <a href="http://www.imf.org/external/np/pp/eng/2015/042015.pdf">study</a> says that fiscal policy can actually lift potential growth.
May 06, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Asia: Stabilizing and Outperforming Other Regions
Growth in Asia and the Pacific will continue to outperform the rest of the world, and is expected to remain steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific.
March 03, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Favorable Prospects for Malaysia’s Diversified Economy
After a year of very strong growth of 6 percent, lower energy export prices in 2015 will likely contribute to growth moderating to a still impressive rate of close to 5 percent, say IMF economists.
December 23, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Oil Price Drop Highlights Need for Diversity in Gulf Economies
Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council will have to adjust the incentives of workers and firms to encourage them to work and produce in the non-oil tradable sector if these economies are to succeed in diversifying their economies, a new IMF study says.
February 28, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Malaysia Expected to Continue Robust, Demand-Led Growth
Malaysia’s economy enjoyed robust, domestic-led growth in 2012, and is expected to grow by about 5 percent this year, accompanied by low unemployment and subdued inflation, say IMF economists.
November 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: West Could Learn Lessons from Asia, Says IMF Chief
Advanced economies could learn from Asia’s experience to develop more resilient, sounder economies, says IMF chief Christine Lagarde in a speech in Kuala Lumpur, at the beginning of a week-long visit to Southeast Asia.
September 27, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Resource-rich Countries Can Learn from History, Says Collier
African countries endowed with mineral and other natural wealth could learn from the past and rise from their low-income status through better management of their natural resources, says economist Paul Collier, adding that resource revenues can help Africa finance its own development.
February 07, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Outlines Dire Consequences if World Fails to Act on Banks
In a speech in Kuala Lumpur, Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn pressed governments around the world to reverse a slump in global trade and industrial activity by cleaning up the banking system, restructuring the financial sector, and reviving the global economy.
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IMF Surveys
June 12, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
Multilateral consultation; Euro Area; Caruana to head new Department; Marshall Islands; Malaysia; São Tomé and Príncipe; Inflation targeting; Offshoring U.S. services; Public sector credit; Singapore; Pakistan's inflation; Kyrgyz Republic; Latin America. PDF File Size: 701Kb
April 04, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
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. PDF File Size: 1647Kb
June 14, 2004 -- IMF Survey:
Rato on growth prospects; Effects of bilateral, regional trade deals; Rafidah on Malaysia as gateway to ASEAN; How NAFTA has affected Mexican economy; Statistics and borrowing costs; Credit booms; Can central banks be outsourced?; The truth about markets. PDF File Size: 503Kb
August 28, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
IMF Board discusses independent Evaluation Office; Jeffrey Frankel on intermediate exchange rates; East Timor economy rebuilds; Ronald McKinnon on long-term pegged exchange rates; and Malaysia: recovery and prospects. PDF File Size: 320Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 15, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Zeti Akhtar Aziz Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, Malaysia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 178Kb
October 09, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 289Kb
April 18, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Singapore
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 236Kb
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor, Bank of Thailand
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 393Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Minister of Finance II, Malaysia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 267Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by The Honorable Awang Adek Hussin, Deputy Minister of Finance, Malaysia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 35Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Burhanuddin Abdullah, Governor of Bank Indonesia
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 36Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
On behalf of: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam. PDF File Size: 571Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by the Honorable Mr. Jamaludin Jarjis, Minister of Finance II, Malaysia, Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
Representing the constituency consisting of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, and Vietnam.
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Dato' Jamaludin Mohd Jarjis, Finance Minister II, Malaysia, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency consisting of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam
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Issues Briefs
June 23, 2000 -- Recovery from the Asian Crisis and the Role of the IMF -- An IMF Issues Brief
This brief updates a paper entitled The IMF's Response to the Asian Crisis that was issued in January 1999.
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News Briefs
March 25, 1998 -- News Brief: Camdessus Welcomes Malaysia’s New Package of Economic Measures
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Other
October 14, 2015 -- Structural Reforms and Macroeconomic Performance - Country Cases
Subject: Fiscal reforms | Armenia | Australia | Malaysia | Peru | Tanzania | Turkey | Fiscal policy | Cross country analysis
June 29, 2015 -- 2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments
Subject: External sector | Current account | Capital account | Capital flows | Real effective exchange rates | Foreign exchange | Intervention | Developed countries | Emerging markets | Cross country analysis | External Sector Report
December 28, 2004 -- Malaysia: Letter from Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF, Following the South Asian Earthquake Disaster
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Press Releases
February 01, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF and India Host Regional Conference: Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future
January 22, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to Malaysia
March 03, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Malaysia
November 24, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes 2014 Article IV Mission to Malaysia
March 14, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Malaysia
December 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission to Malaysia
November 14, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Visits Malaysia, Meets Prime Minister Najib
April 20, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand
February 07, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of his Visit to Malaysia
May 24, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato at the Conclusion of his Visit to Malaysia
May 18, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Visit Austria, Malaysia, and Singapore
January 06, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato at the ASEAN Leaders' Special Meeting in Jakarta
December 26, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on South Asia Earthquake Disaster
October 13, 2004 -- Press Release: High-Level Conference on Financial Sector Issues in Emerging Markets in Asia: Role of the International Monetary Fund, October 11-12, 2004
September 03, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler's Statement at the Conclusion of a Visit to Malaysia
August 25, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to Visit China, Malaysia, and Thailand