The IMF’s Executive Board on May 15 approved an augmentation of Turkey’s three-year Stand-By Arrangement by SDR 6.4 billion (about $8 billion), bringing the total to SDR 15 billion (about $19 billion). The full text of Press Release 01/23, including details of Turkey’s economic program, is available on the IMF’s website (www.imf.org).

Abstract

The IMF’s Executive Board on May 15 approved an augmentation of Turkey’s three-year Stand-By Arrangement by SDR 6.4 billion (about $8 billion), bringing the total to SDR 15 billion (about $19 billion). The full text of Press Release 01/23, including details of Turkey’s economic program, is available on the IMF’s website (www.imf.org).

Press Releases

01/22: First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer to Leave IMF Later in 2001, May 8

01/23: Turkey: Augmentation of Stand-By Credit to $19 Billion

01/24: Chad: Second Review Under PRGF, May 16

News Briefs

01/42: IMF Publishes Quarterly Emerging Market Financing Report, May 10

01/43: Mauritania: $8 Million under PRGF, May 10

Public Information Notices (PINs)

01/41: IMF Executive Board Discusses Money Laundering, April 29

01/42: Togo, May 3

01/43: IMF Executive Board Discusses Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability of HIPCs, May 4

01/44: South Africa, May 9

01/45: Sri Lanka, May 14

Speeches

IMF First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer, “Priorities for the IMF,” Annual Meeting of the Bretton Woods Committee, Washington, April 27

IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler, “Promoting Stability and Prosperity in a Globalized World,” Council of the Americas, Washington, May 7

Transcripts

Panel Discussion on Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Reduction, May 7*

Press Briefing, IMF First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer, May 8

Press Briefing, Thomas Dawson, IMF External Relations Department Director, May 10*

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers

Armenia (interim), May 15

Letters of Intent and Memorandums of Economic and Financial Policies*

Guinea, May 3

Turkey, May 15

Mauritania, May 10

Chad, May 16

IMF Issues Briefs

IMF Lending to Poor Countries—How Does the PRGF Differ from the ESAF? April 30

Other

Financial Assistance for the IMF’s Poorest Members—An Update, May 2

IMF Financial Activities, May 4

Financing the Fund’s Operations—Review of Issues prepared by the Treasurer’s Department (in consultation with the Legal Department), May 4*

Quarterly Update on the Special Data Dissemination Standard—First Quarter 2001, May 7*

Market Access for Developing Countries’ Exports, by the Staffs of the IMF and the World Bank, May 8*

IMF Financial Activities, May 11

IMF Financial Activities, May 16

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Date posted

IMF Survey, Volume 30, Issue 10
Author: International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.