on the Republic of Korea:
January 10, 2014
August 27, 2012
July 29, 2011
August 25, 2010
August 7, 2009
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2015)
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|Republic of Korea and the IMF|
Updated April 18, 2015
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 10, 2014. Listed below are items related to the Republic of Korea, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|September 20, 2012 -- Republic of Korea: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation|
Series: Country Report No. 12/275
|September 19, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Korea Confronts Global Headwinds with Strong Fiscal Position|
Korea must guard against risks to its economic growth, particularly those posed by a possible escalation of the European debt crisis. But its strong fiscal position—including its relatively small public debt—and a robust institutional framework leave it well placed to tackle threats to growth, say IMF economists.
|June 12, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2012 Article IV Consultation Mission to Korea|
|April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook|
|April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia|
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 298Kb
|April 20, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Pledges by Australia, Korea, Singapore and the United Kingdom to Increase IMF Resources by About US$41 Billion|
|April 16, 2012 -- Press Release: Bank of Korea, BIS and IMF Conclude Joint Conference on Macro-Financial Linkages and Policy Implications|
|March 27, 2012 -- Global and Regional Economic Outlook and the Role of Integration in Asia, speech by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director|
|March 14, 2012 -- Liberalizing Capital Flows and Managing Outflows - Background Paper|
Subject: Capital flows | Korea, Republic of | Iceland | Russian Federation | Ukraine | Capital outflows | Capital controls | Emerging markets | Developing countries | Background papers
|January 30, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook For Asian Countries|
|September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Jaewan Bahk, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Republic of Korea|
PDF File Size: 392Kb
|August 04, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Korea|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|August 04, 2011 -- Republic of Korea : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion|
Series: Country Report No. 11/246
|August 04, 2011 -- Republic of Korea : Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 11/247
|August 04, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Korea: Robust Expansion, But Further Tightening Needed|
After weathering the global economic crisis, Korea’s economy is now expanding above potential. But, the IMF says in its regular review of the economy, the robust performance of this heavily export-dependent country is giving rise to worries about risks from overheating.
|August 01, 2011 -- Financial Linkages Across Korean Banks|
Series: Working Paper No. 11/201
|June 23, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Consultations on Managing Sovereign Risk and Public Debt Consider New Directions for Debt Management in Light of the Crisis and Principles for Portfolio Stress Testing|
|June 17, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2011 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Republic of Korea|
|May 19, 2011 -- 10th Annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture (Transcript), “Global Recovery and Global Cooperation: The Challenges Ahead”, Peterson Institute for International Economics, John Lipsky - Acting Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|March 03, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Important Milestone Reached to Reinforce IMF Legitimacy|
A package of measures, agreed in 2008 to strengthen the representation of dynamic economies in the IMF, has come into force. The reform provides for quota increases for 54 countries, with the largest gains going to emerging market countries. The reform will also enhance the influence of low-income countries in the IMF's decision-making.