This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Romania, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Romania and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Romania.

Mr. Alejandro Hajdenberg has been appointed as the new Resident Representative for Romania and Bulgaria. He replaces Guillermo Tolosa who has ended his assignment, as per usual IMF career rotation policies

Mr. Hajdenberg takes the assignment from his position of senior desk economist for Cyprus, where he played an important role in the financial assistance program following the 2013 financial crisis. Mr. Hajdenberg’s previous country experience includes assignments on Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Colombia, Uruguay and Georgia. Prior to joining the European Department at the Fund, he spent six years in the Fiscal Affairs Department, where he was involved in a wide range of fiscal policy issues.

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At a Glance: Romania's Relations with the IMF

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Romania joined in December 15, 1972
  • Quota: SDR 1,030.20 million
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on March 27, 2015. (Country Report 15/79)
  • The Fund has had a resident representative in Bucharest since 1991.

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