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Romania Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Romania

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.

News — Highlights


Op Ed: "A Critical Decision", by Andrea Schaechter and Guillermo Tolosa

August 2, 2015 click for more

Romania: Perspectives on Economy and Banking System

Presentation by Guillermo Tolosa at the Internal Control Conference; May 29, 2014 click for more

Press Notice: Mission Dates for the Third Review of Romania’s Precautionary Stand-by Arrangement

May 27, 2014 click for more

"About the IMF”, presentation by Guillermo Tolosa at the JW Marriott Hotel, Bucharest

May 12, 2014 click for more

“IMF calls for ‘aggressive’ restructuring of state companies”, Guillermo Tolosa interview with Business Review, Bucharest

April 24, 2014 click for more

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Romania and the IMF

IMF Survey : European Parliamentarians Engage with IMF

March 24, 2016
Implementing structural reforms, mainly in pension systems and state-owned enterprises, is essential for countries in Eastern and Southeastern Europe to address crisis legacies and help stabilize debt and deficits, members of parliament concluded at a seminar at the Joint Vienna Institute (JVI). click for more

Romania: 2016 Article IV Consultation—Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission

March 14, 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. click for more

Macroprudential Policies in Southeastern Europe

February 15, 2016
Author/Editor: Dilyana Dimova ; Piyabha Kongsamut ; Jérôme Vandenbussche
Series: Working Paper No. 16/29
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Emerging Market Portfolio Flows : The Role of Benchmark-Driven Investors

December 17, 2015
Author/Editor: Serkan Arslanalp ; Takahiro Tsuda
Series: Working Paper No. 15/263
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Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Romania

October 22, 2015

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Latest on Europe

Regional Economic Issues: Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

May 2015 Click for more

The Regional Economic Issues (REI) report, published on May 11, 2015, assesses the macroeconomic outlook for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE), in light of the latest global economic and financial developments. Countries in the region are facing mixed economic fortunes, according to athe report. In addition to the legacies of the crisis, external forces are at play: the oil price, the strength of the euro area recovery, and geopolitical tensions.

Read the CESEE Regional Economic Issues report (PDF).

Read the Survey Magazine article, "Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Mind the Credit Gap."