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2018 Article IV Consultation with New Zealand

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 1:29 pm | International Monetary Fund

Since 2011, New Zealand has enjoyed an economic expansion with notable momentum. Reconstruction spending after the 2011 and 2016 earthquakes was an important catalyst, but the expansion has also been supported by accommodative monetary policy, a net ... More >>

Executive Board Concludes 2017 NZ Article IV Consultation

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:24 am | International Monetary Fund

On May 3, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation [1] with New Zealand. More >>

Greece "Now In Arrears" On IMF Payment

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:29 pm | International Monetary Fund

Mr. Gerry Rice, Director of Communications at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today regarding Greece’s financial obligations to the IMF due today: More >>

IMF Concludes Consultation with New Zealand, Releases Report

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 1:53 pm | International Monetary Fund

Public Information Notices (PINs)  form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies. With the consent of the country (or countries) concerned, PINs are issued after Executive Board discussions ... More >>

NZ - 2013 Article IV Preliminary Concluding Statement

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 9:39 am | International Monetary Fund

The authorities’ current macroeconomic policy stance is appropriate, but a new set of challenges has emerged. With expected inflation within the target range, the strong New Zealand dollar, and efforts to reduce the budget deficit, monetary policy ... More >>

IMF 2012 Staff Report on New Zealand

Friday, 8 June 2012, 12:27 pm | International Monetary Fund

The pace of New Zealand’s economic recovery is likely to remain modest. Output growth should pick up somewhat in 2012 as earthquake reconstruction spending is expected to gain pace, but the size and timing of this spending is still uncertain. High household ... More >>

New Zealand- 2012 Preliminary Concluding Statement

Tuesday, 3 April 2012, 9:11 am | International Monetary Fund

The authorities’ current macroeconomic policy stance is appropriate. With output below potential and expected inflation within the target range, monetary policy should remain accommodative for now, and should act as the first line of defense against ... More >>

Statement on IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Monday, 16 May 2011, 10:48 am | International Monetary Fund

Ms. Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today: “IMF Managing Director Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York City. Mr. Strauss-Kahn has retained legal counsel, and the ... More >>

Long-Term Efforts Needed to Tame Public Debt

Thursday, 2 September 2010, 1:16 pm | International Monetary Fund

Advanced economies must pursue long-term policy reforms to reduce public debt levels over the coming decades and ensure future fiscal sustainability, according to three papers published today by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In order to protect ... More >>

IMF Executive Board Concludes Consultation with NZ

Thursday, 27 May 2010, 1:45 pm | International Monetary Fund

New Zealand rode out the global crisis better than most advanced economies, thanks to strong demand from fast-growing Asian markets and the robust Australian economy, a flexible exchange rate, the absence of a banking crisis, and significant and effective ... More >>

NZ—2010: Preliminary Concluding Statement

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 11:50 am | International Monetary Fund

1. New Zealand has been able to ride out the global financial crisis better than many other advanced countries More >>

IMF Visit to NZ: Preliminary Concluding Statement

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 4:34 pm | International Monetary Fund

Macroeconomic outlook and risks 1. After several years of strong growth, the New Zealand economy entered into recession in early 2008, dragged down initially by the end of the housing boom and a drought, and later by the global downturn. New Zealand ... More >>

IMF Gloomy On Growth, Sees Rising Inflation Threat

Friday, 18 July 2008, 7:09 am | International Monetary Fund

"Expansions in emerging and developing economies are also expected to lose further steam, with growth in these countries projected to ease to around 7 percent in 2008-09 from 8 percent in 2007. China's growth rate is expected to ease." -- IMF. More >>

Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Paraguay

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 11:37 am | International Monetary Fund

The following statement was issued today in Asunción by an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission: More >>

IMF Extends the Kyrgyz Republic's Three-Year PRGF

Friday, 11 February 2005, 11:40 am | International Monetary Fund

On November 19, 2004 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) extended the three-year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement for the Kyrgyz Republic until April 5, 2005 to enable completion of the sixth and ... More >>

Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Zambia

Thursday, 10 February 2005, 11:40 am | International Monetary Fund

The following statement was issued in Lusaka today by an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission: More >>

Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Honduras

Tuesday, 8 February 2005, 10:49 am | International Monetary Fund

The following statement was issued today in Tegucigalpa by an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission: More >>

IMF - US$ 665 Million for the Dominican Republic

Thursday, 3 February 2005, 11:03 am | International Monetary Fund

IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 665 Million Stand-By Arrangement for the Dominican Republic, Extends Repayment Expectations More >>

IMF - Russian Federation Completes Early Repayment

Thursday, 3 February 2005, 10:58 am | International Monetary Fund

On January 31, 2005, the Russian Federation completed the early repayment of its entire outstanding obligations to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) amounting to SDR 2.19 billion (about US$3.33 billion). The outstanding obligations of Russia ... More >>

IMF - US$10 Million PRGF Arrangement for Niger

Thursday, 3 February 2005, 10:56 am | International Monetary Fund

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year arrangement under the Poverty Reduction Growth Facility (PRGF) for Niger in an amount equivalent to SDR 6.58 million (about US$10.0 million) to support the government's ... More >>

 

 

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