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Projected % Change
   2014  2015
Real GDP 3.9 4.5
Consumer Prices 1.8 1.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
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Kosovo and the IMF
Updated April 11, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Article IV Staff Reports (1) | Finance & Development (1) | IMF Survey Online (1) | Letters of Intent (9) | Mission Concluding Statements (6) | Press Releases (22) | Public Information Notices (1) | Publications (13) | Transcripts (3) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (1) 
Article IV Staff Reports
August 01, 2011 -- Republic of Kosovo: 2011 Article IV Consultation and the Initiation of a Staff-Monitored Program - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 11/210
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Finance & Development
March 01, 2002 -- Finance & Development, March 2002 - Southeastern Europe After the Kosovo Crisis
By Dimitri G. Demekas, Johannes Herderschee, James McHugh, and Saumya Mitra - In the wake of the Kosovo crisis, the countries of Southeastern Europe have made great strides, although they still have to catch up with their neighbors in Central and Eastern Europe. What form should their reform agenda take, and what lessons can the international community draw for helping other postconflict regions?
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IMF Survey Online
July 17, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Kosovo Receives €48 Million Installment Under IMF Loan
The IMF’s Executive Board approved today the second tranche for Kosovo under the country’s €106.6 million Stand-By Arrangement. The €48 million tranche comes after a first disbursement of €5 million that the country received when the 20-month program was approved in April 2012.
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Michael Spindelegger, Vice Chancellor and Minister of Finance, Austria
On behalf of: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 200Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Ewald Nowotny, Governor, Austrian National Bank
On behalf of: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 91Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Maria Fekter, Minister of Finance, Austria
On behalf of: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 113Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Steven Vanackere Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 374Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Steven Vanackere, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 336Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ministere des Finances, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 199Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ministere des Finances, Belgium
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo. PDF File Size: 342Kb
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Letters of Intent
December 05, 2013 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 05, 2013
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June 28, 2013 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 28, 2013
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April 08, 2013 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 08, 2013
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December 05, 2012 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 05, 2012
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June 17, 2012 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 17, 2012
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April 12, 2012 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 12, 2012
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December 15, 2011 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 15, 2011
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June 20, 2011 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understading, June 20, 2011
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July 07, 2010 -- Kosovo -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 07, 2010
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Mission Concluding Statements
June 10, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: Concluding Statement of the 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission
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.
June 01, 2011 -- Republic of Kosovo: Concluding Statement of the 2011 Article IV Consultation Mission
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.
September 18, 2009 -- Republic of Kosovo -- IMF Staff Visit, Concluding Statement
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.
June 24, 2009 -- Republic of Kosovo -- IMF Staff Visit, Concluding Statement
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.
November 14, 2003 -- Kosovo -- IMF Staff Visit, Concluding Statement
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.
June 16, 2003 -- IMF Staff Visit to Kosovo, Concluding Statement
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.
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Press Releases
December 20, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the SBA with Kosovo; Approves €4.8 Million Disbursement
November 18, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Fifth Review Under the SBA with Kosovo
July 23, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Kosovo
July 15, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under Stand-By Arrangement for Kosovo; Approves €4.9 Million Disbursement
June 10, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Fourth Review Under the SBA with Kosovo
April 24, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Kosovo; Approves €4.9 Million Disbursement
March 18, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Third Review Under the SBA with Kosovo
December 20, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Second Review under Stand-By Arrangement with Kosovo and Approves €40.66 Million Disbursement
October 29, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Mission to Kosovo Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Second Review of Stand-By Arrangement
July 17, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement for the Republic of Kosovo; Approves €47.96 Million Disbursement
June 11, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Mission to Kosovo Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on First Review of Stand-By Arrangement Statement
April 27, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves € 106.6 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Kosovo
March 05, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Mission to Kosovo Assesses Performance under the Staff-Monitored Program and Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on a Stand-By Arrangement
November 11, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Mission to Kosovo
June 01, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement of an IMF Mission at the Conclusion of an Article IV Consultation Mission to the Republic of Kosovo and Discussions on a Staff Monitored Program
April 01, 2011 -- Press Release: The Republic of Kosovo Begins Participation in the IMF's General Data Dissemination System
March 15, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Kosovo
July 21, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves € 108.9 Million 18-Month Stand-By Arrangement for the Republic of Kosovo
May 27, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with the Republic of Kosovo on €106 Million Stand-By Agreement
June 29, 2009 -- Press Release: Kosovo Becomes the International Monetary Fund’s 186 th Member
May 08, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Offers Membership to Republic of Kosovo
July 15, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement on Membership of the Republic of Kosovo in the IMF
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Public Information Notices
August 01, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Kosovo
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
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Publications
January 28, 2014 -- Boosting Job Growth in the Western Balkans
Author/Editor: Dmitriy Kovtun | Alexis Mayer Cirkel | Zuzana Murgasova | Dustin Smith | Suchanan Tambunlertchai
Series: Working Paper No. 14/16
December 30, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 13/379
July 23, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/222
July 23, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 13/223
July 23, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 13/224
May 07, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Criterion
Series: Country Report No. 13/113
April 12, 2013 -- Republic of Kosovo: Financial System Stability Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 13/99
December 28, 2012 -- Kosovo: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Rephasing of Purchases and Modification of a Performance Criterion
Series: Country Report No. 12/345
July 17, 2012 -- Republic of Kosovo: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 12/180
May 09, 2012 -- Republic of Kosovo: Request for Stand-By Arrangement - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion.
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund
Series: Country Report No. 12/100
December 30, 2011 -- Republic of Kosovo: Staff Report for the First Assessment Under the Staff-Monitoring Program
Series: Country Report No. 11/374
July 29, 2010 -- Republic of Kosovo: Request for Stand - By Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 10/245
April 11, 2002 -- Kosovo: Institutions and Policies for Reconstruction and Growth
Author/Editor: Jacobs, Davina | Herderschee, Han
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Transcripts
September 22, 2011 -- Transcript of a Civil Society Organizations Town Hall
October 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the October 2009 Regional Economic Outlook for Europe
April 28, 1999 -- Press Briefing: The International Comunity Responds to the Kosovo Crisis
Welcome to the press conference on the economic consequences of the Kosovo crisis.