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Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality »

Volume/Issue: 2020/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Carolina Correa-Caro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513527871.001

ISBN: 9781513527871

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic reforms, Economic growth, Demographic indicators, Income distribution, fiscal policy, transition economies, WP, Gini coefficient, Gini

This paper investigates the main determinants of income inequality in transition countries during the period 1990-2018. To this end, we address a major methodological challenge that lies at the core of the cross-co...

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality »

Source: Taking Down the Wall: Transition and Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2020/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Serhan Cevik , and Carolina Correa-Caro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513527871

Keywords: Income inequality, Economic reforms, Economic growth, Demographic indicators, Income distribution, fiscal policy, transition economies, WP, Gini coefficient, Gini

This paper investigates the main determinants of income inequality in transition countries during the period 1990-2018. To this end, we address a major methodological challenge that lies at the core of the cross-co...

Russian Federation
			: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update

Russian Federation : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update »

Volume/Issue: 2019/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2019

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513519326.002

ISBN: 9781513519326

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Financial crises, Fiscal policy, Financial statements, Fiscal indicators, ISCR, CR, tax expenditure, Rosstat, NWF

Russia was one of the first countries (and first G20 country) to volunteer to pilot the IMF's new Fiscal Transparency Evaluation (FTE). The evaluation was conducted in October 2013 on the basis of a draft version o...

Russian Federation: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update

Russian Federation: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update »

Source: Russian Federation : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update

Volume/Issue: 2019/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2019

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781513519326

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Financial crises, Fiscal policy, Financial statements, Fiscal indicators, ISCR, CR, tax expenditure, Rosstat, NWF

Russia was one of the first countries (and first G20 country) to volunteer to pilot the IMF's new Fiscal Transparency Evaluation (FTE). The evaluation was conducted in October 2013 on the basis of a draft version o...

Russian Federation
			: Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update

Russian Federation : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update »

Volume/Issue: 2019/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513518404.002

ISBN: 9781513518404

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Financial crises, Fiscal policy, Financial statements, Fiscal indicators, ISCR, CR, tax expenditure, Rosstat, NWF

This Technical Assistance paper on the Russian Federation provides a summary of the changes to Russia's fiscal transparency practices since 2014 and makes recommendations for further improvements. Russia has made i...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Fiscal Transparency Evaluation Update

Volume/Issue: 2019/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513518404

Keywords: Fiscal sector, Financial crises, Fiscal policy, Financial statements, Fiscal indicators, ISCR, CR, tax expenditure, Rosstat, NWF

This Technical Assistance paper on the Russian Federation provides a summary of the changes to Russia's fiscal transparency practices since 2014 and makes recommendations for further improvements. Russia has made i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513509693

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Consumption, Financial soundness indicators, Economic indicators, CBR, NWF, national project, ruble, overall balance

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Russian Federation discusses that growth is projected at 1.2 percent in 2019, reflecting a weak first quarter estimate, lower oil prices and the impact of the higher value-add...

Russian Federation
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509693.002

ISBN: 9781513509693

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Consumption, Financial soundness indicators, Economic indicators, CBR, NWF, national project, ruble, overall balance

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Russian Federation discusses that growth is projected at 1.2 percent in 2019, reflecting a weak first quarter estimate, lower oil prices and the impact of the higher value-add...

Russian Federation
			: Selected Issues

Russian Federation : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509716.002

ISBN: 9781513509716

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal transparency, Fiscal management, Public investments, Interest rate increases, random effect, FTE, public investment, control of corruption, extrabudgetary

This Selected Issues Paper focuses on the potential to improve government efficiency and reduce opportunities for corruption in Russia by further improving fiscal transparency. The paper also reviews cross-country...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513509716

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal transparency, Fiscal management, Public investments, Interest rate increases, random effect, FTE, public investment, control of corruption, extrabudgetary

This Selected Issues Paper focuses on the potential to improve government efficiency and reduce opportunities for corruption in Russia by further improving fiscal transparency. The paper also reviews cross-country...

Russian Federation
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516264.002

ISBN: 9781513516264

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Consumption, Financial soundness indicators, Economic indicators, CBR, NWF, national project, ruble, overall balance

In recent years, the authorities have put in place a sound macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather external shocks. The current macroeconomic policy mix combines moderately ti...

Russian Federation: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Source: Russian Federation : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781513516264

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Consumption, Financial soundness indicators, Economic indicators, CBR, NWF, national project, ruble, overall balance

In recent years, the authorities have put in place a sound macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather external shocks. The current macroeconomic policy mix combines moderately ti...

Russian Federation: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report »

Source: Russian Federation : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513509693

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Consumption, Financial soundness indicators, Economic indicators, CBR, NWF, national project, ruble, overall balance

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Russian Federation discusses that growth is projected at 1.2 percent in 2019, reflecting a weak first quarter estimate, lower oil prices and the impact of the higher value-add...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Russian Federation : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/260

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513509693

Keywords: External sector, Balance of payments, Consumption, Financial soundness indicators, Economic indicators, CBR, NWF, national project, ruble, overall balance

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Russian Federation discusses that growth is projected at 1.2 percent in 2019, reflecting a weak first quarter estimate, lower oil prices and the impact of the higher value-add...

The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?

The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella , Oksana Dynnikova , and Slavi Slavov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302791.001

ISBN: 9781498302791

Keywords: Economic growth, Social security funds, Total factor productivity, Private investments, Foreign investment, Russian State, State-Owned Enterprises, Transition Economies, state 's share, SOEs

The short answer: The size of the Russian State has not increased much in the last few years, but its economic footprint remains significant. Concretely, the state's size increased from about 32 percent of GDP in 2...

The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?*

The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?* »

Source: The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?

Volume/Issue: 2019/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella , Oksana Dynnikova , and Slavi Slavov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302791

Keywords: Economic growth, Social security funds, Total factor productivity, Private investments, Foreign investment, Russian State, State-Owned Enterprises, Transition Economies, state 's share, SOEs

The short answer: The size of the Russian State has not increased much in the last few years, but its economic footprint remains significant. Concretely, the state's size increased from about 32 percent of GDP in 2...

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

1. Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, but at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. The external environment has become less supportive, with slow...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment...

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences

2. Macroprudential Policies and House Prices in Europe: An Overview of Recent Experiences »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

This chapter documents the increasing use of macroprudential policies (MaPPs) in Europe in recent years to build financial resilience, contain general and sectoral credit growth, an...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe
			: Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375402.086

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Europe : Domestic Expansion Running into External Turbulence

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484375402

Keywords: Europe, Regional Economic Outlook, economic outlook, financial conditions, fiscal policy, monetary policy, emerging Europe, advanced Europe

Economic activity continued to expand in the first half of 2018, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, mainly in advanced Europe. Domestic demand, supported by stronger employment and wages, remains the main engin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484376034

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

The Russian economy is recovering from the 2015-16 recession. Over the past few years, the authorities have put in place a strong macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather exter...

Russian Federation
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376034.002

ISBN: 9781484376034

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

The Russian economy is recovering from the 2015-16 recession. Over the past few years, the authorities have put in place a strong macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather exter...

Russian Federation
			: Selected Issues

Russian Federation : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484376126.002

ISBN: 9781484376126

Keywords: Gross domestic product, Public sector, Private sector, Banking sector, Selected issues, Economic growth, Central banks, ISCR, CR, state 's share

Selected Issues...

Russian Federation: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report »

Source: Russian Federation : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484376034

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

The Russian economy is recovering from the 2015-16 recession. Over the past few years, the authorities have put in place a strong macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather exter...

Russian Federation: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Russian Federation: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Russian Federation : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484376034

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

The Russian economy is recovering from the 2015-16 recession. Over the past few years, the authorities have put in place a strong macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather exter...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484376126

Keywords: Gross domestic product, Public sector, Private sector, Banking sector, Selected issues, Economic growth, Central banks, ISCR, CR, state 's share

Selected Issues...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484376126

Keywords: Gross domestic product, Public sector, Private sector, Banking sector, Selected issues, Economic growth, Central banks, ISCR, CR, state 's share

Selected Issues...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Russian Federation : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/275

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484376034

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Fiscal reforms, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

The Russian economy is recovering from the 2015-16 recession. Over the past few years, the authorities have put in place a strong macroeconomic policy framework that has reduced uncertainty and helped weather exter...

Fiscal Federalism and Regional Performance*

Fiscal Federalism and Regional Performance* »

Source: Fiscal Federalism and Regional Performance

Volume/Issue: 2017/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella , Oksana Dynnikova , and Francesco Grigoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484330166

Keywords: Europe, Russian Federation, Convergence, federalism, regional policies, Russia, transfers, General, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies

Sound regional policies are essential for balanced and sustained economic growth. The interaction of federal and regional policies with cross-regional structural differences affect human and physical capital format...

Fiscal Federalism and Regional Performance

Fiscal Federalism and Regional Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2017/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella , Oksana Dynnikova , and Francesco Grigoli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484330166.001

ISBN: 9781484330166

Keywords: Europe, Russian Federation, Convergence, federalism, regional policies, Russia, transfers, General, State and Local Taxation, Subsidies

Sound regional policies are essential for balanced and sustained economic growth. The interaction of federal and regional policies with cross-regional structural differences affect human and physical capital format...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308196

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Oil prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy stabilized in 2016, contracting by just 0.2 percent of GDP, after being hit in 2014 by the dual shocks of lower oil prices and sanctions. The mo...

Russian Federation
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Russian Federation : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484308196.002

ISBN: 9781484308196

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Oil prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy stabilized in 2016, contracting by just 0.2 percent of GDP, after being hit in 2014 by the dual shocks of lower oil prices and sanctions. The mo...

Russian Federation
			: Selected Issues

Russian Federation : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484308202.002

ISBN: 9781484308202

Keywords: Commodity prices, Exports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Monetary policy, Economic models, Selected issues, Russian Federation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's noncommodity exports. The analysis suggests that the noncommodity tradable sector suffers from an overvalued exchange rate during commodity booms, but busts are not cond...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308202

Keywords: Commodity prices, Exports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Monetary policy, Economic models, Selected issues, Russian Federation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's noncommodity exports. The analysis suggests that the noncommodity tradable sector suffers from an overvalued exchange rate during commodity booms, but busts are not cond...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308202

Keywords: Commodity prices, Exports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Monetary policy, Economic models, Selected issues, Russian Federation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's noncommodity exports. The analysis suggests that the noncommodity tradable sector suffers from an overvalued exchange rate during commodity booms, but busts are not cond...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308202

Keywords: Commodity prices, Exports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Monetary policy, Economic models, Selected issues, Russian Federation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's noncommodity exports. The analysis suggests that the noncommodity tradable sector suffers from an overvalued exchange rate during commodity booms, but busts are not cond...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308202

Keywords: Commodity prices, Exports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Monetary policy, Economic models, Selected issues, Russian Federation

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's noncommodity exports. The analysis suggests that the noncommodity tradable sector suffers from an overvalued exchange rate during commodity booms, but busts are not cond...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Russian Federation : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308196

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Oil prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy stabilized in 2016, contracting by just 0.2 percent of GDP, after being hit in 2014 by the dual shocks of lower oil prices and sanctions. The mo...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Russian Federation : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484308196

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Oil prices, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Banking sector, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy stabilized in 2016, contracting by just 0.2 percent of GDP, after being hit in 2014 by the dual shocks of lower oil prices and sanctions. The mo...

Exploring the Role of Foreign Investors in Russia's Local Currency Government Bond (OFZ) Market

Exploring the Role of Foreign Investors in Russia's Local Currency Government Bond (OFZ) Market »

Source: Exploring the Role of Foreign Investors in Russia's Local Currency Government Bond (OFZ) Market

Volume/Issue: 2017/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yinqiu Lu , and Dmitry Yakovlev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

ISBN: 9781475577587

Keywords: Europe, Bond markets, Bonds, Currencies, Russian Federation, Foreign investment, International financial markets, Supply and demand, local currency government bonds; Russia; financial market development, local currency government bonds

Local currency government bonds (OFZ bonds) are an important fixed-income instrument in Russia's financial markets. In this paper, based on granular data, we explore the development of the OFZ bond market with a fo...

Exploring the Role of Foreign Investors in Russia's Local Currency Government Bond (OFZ) Market

Exploring the Role of Foreign Investors in Russia's Local Currency Government Bond (OFZ) Market »

Volume/Issue: 2017/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yinqiu Lu , and Dmitry Yakovlev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475577587.001

ISBN: 9781475577587

Keywords: Europe, Bond markets, Bonds, Currencies, Russian Federation, Foreign investment, International financial markets, Supply and demand, local currency government bonds; Russia; financial market development, local currency government bonds

Local currency government bonds (OFZ bonds) are an important fixed-income instrument in Russia's financial markets. In this paper, based on granular data, we explore the development of the OFZ bond market with a fo...

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/03

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475541434

Keywords: Economic growth, Europe, External shocks, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Middle East, Regional shocks, Moldova, Inflation, Russian Federation

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/03

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475541434.062

ISBN: 9781475541434

Keywords: Economic growth, Europe, External shocks, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Middle East, Regional shocks, Moldova, Inflation, Russian Federation

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

Russian Federation: Financial Assessment Program
			: Detailed Assessment of Implementation: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Russian Federation: Financial Assessment Program : Detailed Assessment of Implementation: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2016/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538427.002

ISBN: 9781475538427

This paper assesses the level of implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions objectives and principles of securities regulation in the Russian Federation. The findings reveal that the...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP)

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Detailed Assessment of Observance Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP) »

Volume/Issue: 2016/303

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538410.002

ISBN: 9781475538410

This paper evaluates observance of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in the Russian Federation. The legal framework currently in place provides the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) with necess...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2016/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538434.002

ISBN: 9781475538434

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation in the areas of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrori...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Bank Resolution and Crisis Management Framework

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Bank Resolution and Crisis Management Framework »

Volume/Issue: 2016/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538502.002

ISBN: 9781475538502

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation in the areas of bank resolution and a crisis management framework. The findi...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy »

Volume/Issue: 2016/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538489.002

ISBN: 9781475538489

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation in the area of macroprudential policy. Financial stability oversight respons...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program
			: Technical Note-Stress Testing

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Stress Testing »

Volume/Issue: 2016/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538441.002

ISBN: 9781475538441

This Technical Note discusses the results of the stress testing carried out as part of the 2016 Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation. The stress tests focused on banks, reflecting the stru...

Russian Federation: Financial Assessment Program

Russian Federation: Financial Assessment Program »

Source: Russian Federation: Financial Assessment Program : Detailed Assessment of Implementation: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2016/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538427

This paper assesses the level of implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions objectives and principles of securities regulation in the Russian Federation. The findings reveal that the...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2016/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538434

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation in the areas of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrori...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Bank Resolution and Crisis Management Framework

Volume/Issue: 2016/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538502

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation in the areas of bank resolution and a crisis management framework. The findi...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538489

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation in the area of macroprudential policy. Financial stability oversight respons...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Stress Testing

Volume/Issue: 2016/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538441

This Technical Note discusses the results of the stress testing carried out as part of the 2016 Financial Sector Assessment Program for the Russian Federation. The stress tests focused on banks, reflecting the stru...

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Russian Federation: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Detailed Assessment of Observance Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision (BCP)

Volume/Issue: 2016/303

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475538410

This paper evaluates observance of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in the Russian Federation. The legal framework currently in place provides the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) with necess...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with the Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498362245

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy contracted by 3.7 percent in 2015 owing to falling oil prices and the quasi closure of international financial markets to Russian entities. The...

Russian Federation
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Russian Federation : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2016/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498363068.002

ISBN: 9781498363068

This paper discusses key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment of Russian Federation. The Russian banking system is weak and likely to need additional capital. Even in the baseline scenario, certain...

Russian Federation
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Russian Federation : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2016/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475517323.002

ISBN: 9781475517323

This paper presents an assessment of the level of implementation of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in Russian Federation. The legal framework currently in place provides the Central Bank of...

Russian Federation
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Russian Federation : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2016/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475530377.002

ISBN: 9781475530377

This paper presents an assessment of the level of implementation of the IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Commissions) objectives and principles in the Russian Federation. Some of the most recent regu...

Russian Federation
			: Selected Issues

Russian Federation : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2016/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498362856.002

ISBN: 9781498362856

This Selected Issues paper describes structural reform policies in Russia in the last 15 years. There is evidence of a gradual convergence of Russia's performance to that of more advanced economies, though signific...

Russian Federation
			: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498362245.002

ISBN: 9781498362245

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy contracted by 3.7 percent in 2015 owing to falling oil prices and the quasi closure of international financial markets to Russian entities. The...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2016/231

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498363068

This paper discusses key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment of Russian Federation. The Russian banking system is weak and likely to need additional capital. Even in the baseline scenario, certain...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2016/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475517323

This paper presents an assessment of the level of implementation of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision in Russian Federation. The legal framework currently in place provides the Central Bank of...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2016/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475530377

This paper presents an assessment of the level of implementation of the IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Commissions) objectives and principles in the Russian Federation. Some of the most recent regu...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498362856

This Selected Issues paper describes structural reform policies in Russia in the last 15 years. There is evidence of a gradual convergence of Russia's performance to that of more advanced economies, though signific...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498362856

This Selected Issues paper describes structural reform policies in Russia in the last 15 years. There is evidence of a gradual convergence of Russia's performance to that of more advanced economies, though signific...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498362245

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy contracted by 3.7 percent in 2015 owing to falling oil prices and the quasi closure of international financial markets to Russian entities. The...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/229

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498362245

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the Russian economy contracted by 3.7 percent in 2015 owing to falling oil prices and the quasi closure of international financial markets to Russian entities. The...

Strengthening the International Monetary System-A Stocktaking

Strengthening the International Monetary System-A Stocktaking »

Volume/Issue: 2016/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345958.007

ISBN: 9781498345958

Keywords: Business cycles, Capital flows, Central banks, Developed countries, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Fund role, International cooperation, International monetary system, Liquidity

In light of the changing contours of the global economy, this paper provides an overview of the challenges facing the International Monetary System (IMS). It seeks to forge a common understanding of the challenges...

Strengthening the International Monetary System-A Stocktaking

Strengthening the International Monetary System-A Stocktaking »

Source: Strengthening the International Monetary System-A Stocktaking

Volume/Issue: 2016/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498345958

Keywords: Business cycles, Capital flows, Central banks, Developed countries, Developing countries, Emerging markets, Fund role, International cooperation, International monetary system, Liquidity

In light of the changing contours of the global economy, this paper provides an overview of the challenges facing the International Monetary System (IMS). It seeks to forge a common understanding of the challenges...

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

Trade and remittances are the main channels of outward spillovers from Russia on neighboring countries (see Figure 1). Trade channel is particularly prominent in CIS and Baltic countries, given...

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries »

Volume: 15

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513571348.087

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

2. Developments in Russia

2. Developments in Russia »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In 2014 the Russian economy was hit by sanctions and rapidly falling oil prices. These shocks led to significant balance of payment pressures with a surge in capital outflows and depreciating ex...

4. Impact So Far on the Affected Countries and Potential Further Shock

4. Impact So Far on the Affected Countries and Potential Further Shock »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

Given the aforementioned spillover channels and strong historical ties with individual countries, the slowdown in Russia—the largest economy in the region—has adverse effects on neighboring econ...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Indepen...

5. Policy Responses in CIS countries

5. Policy Responses in CIS countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

Policy responses so far have focused on mitigating the immediate consequences of spillovers. Fiscal policies were loosened in addition to allowing automatic stabilizers to work in most countries...

The Spillover Effects of Russia’s Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

The Spillover Effects of Russia’s Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy - Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions - Background Paper

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy - Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions - Background Paper »

Source: The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy - Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498341806

Keywords: Background papers, Fund role, Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Economic conditions, Economic reforms, Economic policy, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Institute for Capacity Development

This supplement provides background information on various aspects of capacity development (CD) for the main Board paper, The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy-Better Policies through Stronger Institutions. It i...

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy - Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions - Background Paper

The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy - Better Policies Through Stronger Institutions - Background Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341806.007

ISBN: 9781498341806

Keywords: Background papers, Fund role, Technical Assistance, Technical assistance programs, Economic conditions, Economic reforms, Economic policy, Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Institute for Capacity Development

This supplement provides background information on various aspects of capacity development (CD) for the main Board paper, The Fund's Capacity Development Strategy-Better Policies through Stronger Institutions. It i...

Moldova - Technical Assistance Report on Taking Compliance Management Further

Moldova - Technical Assistance Report on Taking Compliance Management Further »

Volume/Issue: 2012/096

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340236.007

ISBN: 9781498340236

Keywords: Consultation missions, Moldova, Tax administration, Technical Assistance, Tax revenue, Tax evasion, Tax policy, Tax auditing, HWI, STI

This report concerns the delivery of a tax administration mission to Moldova during February 8 - 21, 2012 by the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the IMF as a component of implementing FAD's technical assistance...

Moldova - Technical Assistance Report on Taking Compliance Management Further

Moldova - Technical Assistance Report on Taking Compliance Management Further »

Source: Moldova - Technical Assistance Report on Taking Compliance Management Further

Volume/Issue: 2012/096

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2012

ISBN: 9781498340236

Keywords: Consultation missions, Moldova, Tax administration, Technical Assistance, Tax revenue, Tax evasion, Tax policy, Tax auditing, HWI, STI

This report concerns the delivery of a tax administration mission to Moldova during February 8 - 21, 2012 by the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the IMF as a component of implementing FAD's technical assistance...

Guidance Note for Article IV Consultations

Guidance Note for Article IV Consultations »

Source: Guidance Note for Article IV Consultations

Volume/Issue: 2012/088

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498339773

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Article VIII, Article XIV, Background papers, Balance of payments, Bilateral surveillance, Financial stability, Multilateral surveillance, Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector

This note provides guidance to staff on the conduct of surveillance in the context of Article IV consultations, a core activity of the Fund. Surveillance involves the continuous monitoring of members‘ economic and...

Guidance Note for Article IV Consultations

Guidance Note for Article IV Consultations »

Volume/Issue: 2012/088

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339773.007

ISBN: 9781498339773

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Article VIII, Article XIV, Background papers, Balance of payments, Bilateral surveillance, Financial stability, Multilateral surveillance, Financial and Monetary Sector, External sector

This note provides guidance to staff on the conduct of surveillance in the context of Article IV consultations, a core activity of the Fund. Surveillance involves the continuous monitoring of members‘ economic and...

Russian Federation
			: Selected Issues

Russian Federation : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2012/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2012

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505979.002

ISBN: 9781475505979

Keywords: capital utilization, capital stock, gdp growth, growth rate, growth accounting, growth model, growth rates, cost of capital, capital accumulation, growth theories

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Russian Federation
			: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2012

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505962.002

ISBN: 9781475505962

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting, gdp deflator, monetary fund, nominal interest rate, monetary authorities, foreign exchange, financial stability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Russian Federation: Selected Issues

Russian Federation: Selected Issues »

Source: Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2012

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781475505979

Keywords: capital utilization, capital stock, gdp growth, growth rate, growth accounting, growth model, growth rates, cost of capital, capital accumulation, growth theories

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Russian Federation: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Russian Federation : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2012

Language: Russian

ISBN: 9781475505962

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, central bank, inflation targeting, gdp deflator, monetary fund, nominal interest rate, monetary authorities, foreign exchange, financial stability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

The Fund's Mandate - The Future Financing Role - Reform Proposals

The Fund's Mandate - The Future Financing Role - Reform Proposals »

Source: The Fund's Mandate - The Future Financing Role - Reform Proposals

Volume/Issue: 2010/098

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2010

ISBN: 9781498337229

Keywords: Borrowing by Fund, Concessional aid, Crisis prevention, Financial safety nets, Financial stability, Flexible Credit Line, Forward commitment capacity, Fund general resources, Fund role, International financial system

This paper examines the implications of the Fund accepting membership in the Financial Stability Board ('FSB'). The FSB Charter (the ?Charter?) explicitly contemplates the possibility of the Fund and the other inte...

The Fund's Mandate - The Future Financing Role - Reform Proposals

The Fund's Mandate - The Future Financing Role - Reform Proposals »

Volume/Issue: 2010/098

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498337229.007

ISBN: 9781498337229

Keywords: Borrowing by Fund, Concessional aid, Crisis prevention, Financial safety nets, Financial stability, Flexible Credit Line, Forward commitment capacity, Fund general resources, Fund role, International financial system

This paper examines the implications of the Fund accepting membership in the Financial Stability Board ('FSB'). The FSB Charter (the ?Charter?) explicitly contemplates the possibility of the Fund and the other inte...

Review of Contingent Credit Lines

Review of Contingent Credit Lines »

Volume/Issue: 2003/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329828.007

ISBN: 9781498329828

Keywords: Contingent credit lines, Access to international capital markets, Fiscal sector, Financial crises, Balance of payments need, Financial markets, PP, eligibility criterion, eligible member, eligibility

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Review of Contingent Credit Lines

Review of Contingent Credit Lines »

Source: Review of Contingent Credit Lines

Volume/Issue: 2003/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2003

ISBN: 9781498329828

Keywords: Contingent credit lines, Access to international capital markets, Fiscal sector, Financial crises, Balance of payments need, Financial markets, PP, eligibility criterion, eligible member, eligibility

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Quota Distribution - Selected Issues

Quota Distribution - Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2003/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329279.007

ISBN: 9781498329279

Keywords: Basic votes, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Twelfth General Review of Quotas, Balance of payments statistics, External sector, Balance of payments, International investment position, Financial statistics

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Quota Distribution - Selected Issues

Quota Distribution - Selected Issues »

Source: Quota Distribution - Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2003/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2003

ISBN: 9781498329279

Keywords: Basic votes, Quota calculations, Quota distribution, Quota formulas, Twelfth General Review of Quotas, Balance of payments statistics, External sector, Balance of payments, International investment position, Financial statistics

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Crisis Resolution in the Context of Sovereign Debt Restructuring - A Summary of Considerations

Crisis Resolution in the Context of Sovereign Debt Restructuring - A Summary of Considerations »

Source: Crisis Resolution in the Context of Sovereign Debt Restructuring - A Summary of Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2003/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2003

ISBN: 9781498329880

Keywords: Capital outflows, Debt restructuring, Financial crisis, Fund role, Financial markets, External sector, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Balance of payments, PP

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Crisis Resolution in the Context of Sovereign Debt Restructuring - A Summary of Considerations

Crisis Resolution in the Context of Sovereign Debt Restructuring - A Summary of Considerations »

Volume/Issue: 2003/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498329880.007

ISBN: 9781498329880

Keywords: Capital outflows, Debt restructuring, Financial crisis, Fund role, Financial markets, External sector, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Balance of payments, PP

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Building Peace in South East Europe - Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms Since the Kosovo Conflict

Building Peace in South East Europe - Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms Since the Kosovo Conflict »

Source: Building Peace in South East Europe - Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms Since the Kosovo Conflict

Volume/Issue: 2001/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2001

ISBN: 9781498327657

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic conditions, Structural adjustment, Economic integration, Economic policy, Balance of payments, Fiscal policy, Trade policy, PP, FYR Macedonia

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Building Peace in South East Europe - Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms Since the Kosovo Conflict

Building Peace in South East Europe - Macroeconomic Policies and Structural Reforms Since the Kosovo Conflict »

Volume/Issue: 2001/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498327657.007

ISBN: 9781498327657

Keywords: Eastern Europe, Economic conditions, Structural adjustment, Economic integration, Economic policy, Balance of payments, Fiscal policy, Trade policy, PP, FYR Macedonia

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