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|Germany and the IMF|
Updated July 30, 2015
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 10, 2015. Listed below are items related to Germany, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|July 31, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the 2009 Article IV Consultation with the Euro Area|
|July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Member Countries|
Series: Country Report No. 09/223
|July 30, 2009 -- Euro Area Policies: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 09/224
|June 01, 2009 -- Fiscal Incentive Effects of the German Equalization System|
Author/Editor: Stehn, Sven Jari | Fedelino, Annalisa
Series: Working Paper No. 09/124
|April 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on European Outlook by Marek Belka, Director of the IMF's European Department with Ajai Chopra, Deputy Director of the European Department, and Anne-Marie Gulde-Wold, Senior Advisor in the European Department|
|April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook|
|March 26, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Time to Rethink Global Economic Framework?|
The buildup of debt in the United States and a handful of other countries fueled the growth of the world economy over the past few years, writes Rudolf Witske.
|February 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Stimulus Measures Bolstering Demand Amid Crisis, IMF Says|
Most of the world's leading advanced and emerging market economies have adopted stimulus measures to counter the growing financial and economic crisis, according to an analysis by the IMF that estimates the collective impact on growth of around ½ -1¼ percentage points.
|January 29, 2009 -- 10 Years of the Euro: A Perspective from the IMF, by Sean Hagan at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt|
|January 22, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Germany|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|January 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a conference call with Ashoka Mody, Assistant Director, European Department, on the release of the 2008 Article IV consultation with Germany|
|January 22, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Germany Faces Extended Downturn Despite Stimulus|
A combination of slowing demand for German exports because of the global recession, continued caution among German consumers, and a sharp drop in investment will result in a dramatic contraction in Europe's largest economy in 2009, according to an IMF analysis.
|January 21, 2009 -- Germany: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Germany|
Series: Country Report No. 09/15
|January 21, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Don't Forget the Role Automatic Stabilizers Can Play|
When recession hits a market economy, trends such as lower tax takes and higher unemployment benefit payouts effectively ease fiscal policy. These "automatic stabilizers" have a prominent role in European economies, writes Horst Siebert of the Kiel Institut.
|November 24, 2008 -- Germany: 2008 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of IMF 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.
|November 06, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook Update by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Outlook Studies Division, IMF|
|October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Hermann Remsperger , Temporary Alternate Governor of the IMF for Germany, at the Joint Annual Discussion|
PDF File Size: 106Kb
|October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance, Germany|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Germany. PDF File Size: 314Kb
|October 08, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook (WEO) by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department, with Charles Collyns, Deputy Director; and Jörg Decressin, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division|
|July 01, 2008 -- Inflation Smoothing and the Modest Effect of VAT in Germany|
Author/Editor: Carare, Alina | Danninger, Stephan
Series: Working Paper No. 08/175