The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
This paper discusses key findings of the financial sector stability assessment for Romania. The assessment reveals that in recent years, Romania's financial sector regulatory authorities have made significant progress in adopting international best practices, including through transposition of European Union directives, as well as through implementation of many of the recommendations of the 2003 Financial Sector Assessment Program. In the current circumstances, a number of measures to strengthen the crisis management and safety net framework are recommended.