|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 29, 2015. Listed below are items related to the Russian Federation, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|September 01, 1998 -- Finance & Development September 1998 - Energy Tax Reform in Russia and Other Former Soviet Union Countries|
By Dale Gray - The taxation of oil and gas production and consumption has become an important fiscal issue in most countries of the former Soviet Union. How can these countries modify the taxation of their energy sectors to increase fiscal revenues, improve efficiency, and encourage foreign investment?
|August 31, 1998 -- IMF Survey:|
IMF approves EFF for Indonesia; HIPC Initiative provides growth path for heavily indebted poor countries, Camdessus on Russia's new financial measures; Algerian economic reforms; Asian crisis and IMF support; and U.S. policies to reduce fiscal deficit. PDF File Size: 469Kb
|August 28, 1998 -- Press Conference of IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus|
Michel Camdessus discusses recent conversations in Crimea with Prime Minister-designate Viktor Chernomyrdin of Russia and with President Kuchma of Ukraine.
|August 17, 1998 -- News Brief: Camdessus Comments on Russian Actions|
|August 03, 1998 -- IMF Survey:|
IMF financial support for Russia, Sugisaki on fostering a sustainable recovery in Japan, Dubrovnik Conference on transition economies, currency crises and current account reversals, and African trade with industrial countries. PDF File Size: 600Kb
|July 20, 1998 -- Memorandum of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on Economic and Financial Stabilization Policies - Supplement -- Letter of Intent|
Supplement to the Memorandum of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on Economic and Financial Stabilization Policies
|July 20, 1998 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Executive Board Support for Russia|
|July 20, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Augmentation of Russia Extended Arrangement and Credit under CCFF; Activates GAB|
|July 20, 1998 -- IMF Survey:|
IMF-Bundesbank symposium on IMF in global economy; strengthened reforms and increased financing proposed for Russia; Camdessus on greater market access for developing countries; and price incentive and Ghana's cocoa production. PDF File Size: 643Kb
|July 16, 1998 -- Memorandum of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on Economic and Financial Stabilization Policies -- Letter of Intent|
This Memorandum of Policies of the government of Russia describes the policies that Russia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
|July 16, 1998 -- Memorandum of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on Economic and Financial Stabilization Policies - Table 1|
Table: Performance Criteria.
|July 13, 1998 -- News Brief: Camdessus says IMF Board to Consider Strengthened Reform Program Supported by Substantial Increase in Financing for Russia|
|July 13, 1998 -- Press Briefing on Russia - - Stanley Fischer|
Part 1 of a press briefing on Russia given by Stanley Fischer and IMF Treasurer David Williams. Part 2 is available at www.imf.org/external/np/tr/1998/tr980713a.htm
|July 13, 1998 -- Press Briefing on Russia -- David Williams|
Questions and answers on the GAB, usable resources and the Fund's liquidity ratio.
|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
|June 19, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis and Implications for Other Economies - Address by Stanley Fischer|
Prepared for delivery at the seminar on The Brazilian and the World Economic Outlook organized by Internews, Sao Paulo, Brazil
|June 11, 1998 -- News Brief: Russian Authorities and IMF Reach Understandings on 1998 Economic Policy Statement|
|June 08, 1998 -- IMF Survey:|
IMF review of Russian program; Neiss on Indonesian program deadlines, role of policy coordination, external borrowing in Baltics and former USSR, external debt in low-income countries, corruption and government, West African Economic and Monetary Union. PDF File Size: 402Kb
|May 29, 1998 -- News Brief: IMF Welcomes Russian Government’s Statement on Fiscal Measures; Management to Recommend Completion of Review Under Russia’s EFF Program|
|May 26, 1998 -- News Brief: IMF Management Welcomes Russian Fiscal Measures, Hopes to Conclude Program Assessment in Next Few Days|