Albania Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Albania
This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Albania and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Albania and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Albania.
News and Highlights
Albania and The IMF
Albania: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV Mission and the Seventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement
March 24, 2016
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.
Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement for Completion of Seventh Review of Albania’s Extended Arrangement
Albania: Fifth and Sixth Review under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification and Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania
February 24, 2016
Series: Country Report No. 16/61
February 19, 2016
Author/Editor: Zsoka Koczan
Series: Working Paper No. 16/31
Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth and Sixth Reviews of the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement for Albania
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