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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 1.4 1.4
Consumer Prices 4.5 4.2
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Russian Federation and the IMF
Updated May 19, 2017

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on June 29, 2016. Listed below are items related to the Russian Federation, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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June 19, 2001 -- The Russian Economy: Prospects and Retrospect -- Speech by Stanley Fischer
Lecture Given at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow
June 01, 2001 -- Asia and the IMF -- Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore
June 01, 2001 -- Finance & Development, June 2001 - Competition and Business Entry in Russia
By Harry G. Broadman - Despite privatization, robust competition is still lacking in much of Russia's industrial sector, stifled by excessive concentration, vertical integration, and geographic segmentation. Many established firms enjoy protection from new (and potential) rivals. Reforming anticompetitive business structures and lowering barriers to entry are key to Russia's post-privatization reform program.
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Aleksei Kudrin, Governor for the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Government, Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation
April 05, 2001 -- Transcript -- Economic Forum - Governing Global Finance: The Role of Civil Society
The panel that is here today will focus their presentations on the core questions of the project, namely, to assess the benefits and drawbacks of civil society engagement with global finance to date; and to suggest steps to maximize the benefits and minimize the shortcomings of civil society involvement in global finance.
March 29, 2001 -- Russian Central Bank Met IMF's Goals, A Letter to the Editor By Thomas C. Dawson
Published in The Financial Times
March 28, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director, External Relations Department
Welcome to another one of our regular press briefings
March 26, 2001 -- Resolving and Preventing Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- An IMF Issues Brief
It is important to encourage the involvement of private sector creditors in the resolution of crises, by reaching cooperative solutions to payment problems. If efforts to reach agreement on a voluntary approach are not successful, creditors may have to accept some constraint on their immediate demands for repayment and shoulder some losses.
March 08, 2001 -- Transcript of a Joint Briefing by IMF European II Department Assistant Director, Mohammad Shadman-Valavi, and World Bank Sector Manager, Samuel Otoo, on External Debt and Fiscal Sustainability in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, and Tajikistan
These countries have received little in the way of bilateral grants and have relied increasingly on the Fund and the Bank for financial assistance. Their debt burden is expected to create serious balance of payments and fiscal difficulties and adversely affect poverty reduction efforts in these countries in the coming years.
February 02, 2001 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department, February 2, 2001
There will be a memorial lecture delivered at Fund Headquarters in honor of former Monetary Affairs and Exchange Relations Director, Manuel Guitián, who passed away some months ago. The Managing Director and Mr. Fischer will offer opening remarks, along with some other friends of Mr. Guitián, and then the lecture itself will be delivered by Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell.
February 01, 2001 -- Explaining Russia's Output Collapse: Aggregate Sources and Regional Evidence
Author/Editor: Tytell, Irina
Series: Working Paper No. 01/16
January 17, 2001 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department, January 17, 2001
We've traditionally had very good relations with our largest shareholder, and have every reason to believe that will be the case in the future, and look forward to establishing our contacts and relationship with them as they take office.
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
December 01, 2000 -- Transcript of a press briefing by Thomas Dawson, Director IMF External Relations Department, December 1, 2000
I presume you all have seen the press release that we put out last evening on Turkey, and I think that's the release I wish to draw to your attention.
November 20, 2000 -- IMF Survey:
IMF Managing Director on transition countries & Europe; IMF Research Conference; support for Argentina; Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics; Blanchard on European unemployment; Russia's noncash transactions; Blinder on lessons of 1990s. PDF File Size: 778Kb
November 15, 2000 -- Strengthening Crisis Prevention: The Role of Contingent Credit Lines -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Banco de Mexico, Mexico City
November 15, 2000 -- Russian Federation: Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/150
November 09, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation
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.
November 09, 2000 -- Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and Public Information Notice Following Consultation
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/145
November 03, 2000 -- Transition Economies: An IMF Perspective on Progress and Prospects -- An IMF Issues Brief
The race to transform centrally planned economies into market economies has led, ten years later, to one group of countries approaching the finish line, others languishing at various points along the track, and a few barely off the starting blocks.

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