Italy: 2001 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion, and Statement by the Executive Director
Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of a combined discussion of the 2001 Article IV consultation with Italy the following documents have been released and are included in this package:
the staff report for the 2001 Article IV consultation, prepared by a staff team of the IMF, following discussions that ended on October 9, 2001, with the officials of Italy on economic developments and policies. Based on information available at the time of these discussions, the staff report was completed on October 17, 2001. The views expressed in the staff report are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Executive Board of the IMF.
the Public Information Notice (PIN) summarizing the views of the Executive Board as expressed during the November 5, 2001, Executive Board discussion of the staff report that concluded the Article IV consultation.
a statement by the Executive Director for Italy.
The following document has been separately released:
Selected Euro-Area Countries: Rules-Based Fiscal Policy and Job-Rich Growth in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain—Report with Supplementary Information
The policy of publication of Article IV staff reports and PINS allows for the deletion of market-sensitive information.
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