Moldova & IMF IMF Activities Publications Press Releases


                                                                                                                                
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Useful links:

     Q&A: The IMF's Response to COVID-19

     IMF Policy Tracker: Policy Responses to COVID-19

     IMF Emergency Financing by Countries

     IMF Special Series on COVID-19

Statements from IMF on COVID-19:

March 2, 2020 - Factsheet: How the IMF Can Help Countries Address the Economic Impact of Coronavirus - link

March 3, 2020 - Statement by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank Group President David Malpass on the 2020 IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings - link

March 3, 2020 - Questions & Answers about the 2020 Spring Meetings - link

March 4, 2020 - IMF Makes Available $50 Billion to Help Address Coronavirus - link

March 4, 2020 - Statement by the International Monetary and Financial Committee on the Coronavirus - link

March 4, 2020 - Potential Impact of the Coronavirus Epidemic: What We Know and What We Can Do - link

March 5, 2020 - Fiscal Policies to Protect People During the Coronavirus Outbreak - link

March 9, 2020 - Questions and Answers on the IMF’s $50 billion Rapid-disbursing Emergency Financing Facilities  - link

March 9, 2020 - Limiting the Economic Fallout of the Coronavirus with Large Targeted Policies - link

March 9, 2020 - Factsheet: How the IMF Can Help Countries Address the Economic Impact of Coronavirus - link

March 11, 2020 - Monetary and Financial Stability During the Coronavirus Outbreak - link

March 12, 2020 - Coronavirus Economic Planning: Hoping for the Best, Prepared for the Worst - link

March 16, 2020 - Policy Action for a Healthy Global Economy - link

March 16, 2020 - IMF Policy Paper: Policy Steps to Address the Corona Crisis (PDF file) - link

March 23, 2020 - IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva’s Statement Following a G20 Ministerial Call on the Coronavirus Emergency - link

March 25, 2020 - Joint Statement World Bank Group and IMF Call to Action on Debt of IDA Countries - link

March 25, 2020 - IMF is Launching a Tracker of Policies Governments are Taking in Response to COVID-19 - link

March 26, 2020 - Remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva During an Extraordinary G20 Leaders’ Summit - link

March 27, 2020 - Joint Statement by the Chair of International Monetary and Financial Committee and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund - link

March 27, 2020 - Opening Remarks at a Press Briefing by Kristalina Georgieva following a Conference Call of the International Monetary and Financial Committee - link

March 27, 2020 - IMF Enhances Debt Relief Trust to Enable Support for Eligible Low-Income Countries in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic - link

March 30, 2020 - Europe’s COVID-19 Crisis and the Fund’s Response - link

March 31, 2020 - Maintaining Banking System Safety amid the COVID-19 Crisis - link

March 31, 2020 - Remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva During an Extraordinary Conference Call of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors - link

April 1, 2020 - Economic Policies for the COVID-19 War - link

April 3, 2020 - Op-ed: Some say there is a trade-off: save lives or save jobs – this is a false dilemma - link

April 3, 2020 - Opening Remarks for Joint IMF/WHO press conference By Kristalina Georgieva - link

April 4, 2020 - Global Uncertainty Related to Coronavirus at Record High - link

April 6, 2020 - IMF Special Series on COVID-19 launched... link

April 6, 2020 - An Early View of the Economic Impact of the Pandemic in 5 Charts - link

April 9, 2020 - Questions and Answers: The IMF's Response to COVID-19 - link

April 9, 2020 - IMF Lending Tracker: Emergency Financing by Countries - link

April 9, 2020 - IMF Policy Paper: Enhancing the Emergency Financing Toolkit—Responding To The COVID-19 Pandemic - link

April 9, 2020 - IMF Executive Board Approves Proposals to Enhance the Fund’s Emergency Financing Toolkit to US$100 Billion - link

April 9, 2020 - Spring Meetings 2020 Curtain Raiser Speech: "Confronting the Crisis: Priorities for the Global Economy"
by Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director - link

April 13, 2020 - IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Relief for 25 Countries - link

April 14, 2020 - The Great Lockdown: Worst Economic Downturn Since the Great Depression - link

April 14, 2020 - COVID-19 Crisis Poses Threat to Financial Stability - link

April 15, 2020 - Fiscal Policies to Contain the Damage from COVID-19 - link

April 15, 2020 - Exceptional Times, Exceptional Action: Opening Remarks for Spring Meetings Press Conference - link

April 15, 2020 - IMF G-20 Surveillance Note: "COVID-19—Impact and Policy Considerations" (Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meetings) - link

April 15, 2020 - IMF Adds Liquidity Line to Strengthen COVID-19 Response - link

April 15, 2020 - IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries - link
                          Relevant IMF Policy Paper (PDF file): link

April 16, 2020 - Communiqué of the Forty First Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee - link

April 16, 2020 - Managing Director’s Speaking Points at 2020 Spring Meetings IMFC Plenary - link

April 17, 2020 - IMF Managing Director's Statement to the Development Committee, April 2020 - link

April 17, 2020 - IMF Executive Board Approves US$235 Million in Emergency Assistance to Moldova to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic - link

April 20, 2020 - A Global Crisis Like No Other Needs a Global Response Like No Other - link

April 21, 2020 - The Managing Director of the IMF and the Heads of the RFAs Emphasize their Readiness to Cooperate to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Economy - link

April 22, 2020 - The Short-term Liquidity Line: A New IMF Tool to Help in the Crisis - link

April 22, 2020 - IMF Policy Paper: IMF COVID-19 Response—A New Short-Term Liquidity Line to Enhance The Adequacy Of The Global Financial Safety Net - link

April 22, 2020 - Publication of the IMF Staff Report: Republic of Moldova: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility and Extended Fund Facility Arrangements-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova
(including the Letter of Intent)
- link

April 24, 2020 - WTO and IMF heads call for lifting trade restrictions on medical supplies and food - link

April 29, 2020 - Managing Director’s Opening Remarks at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue XI - link

May 5, 2020 - How the IMF is Promoting Transparent and Accountable Use of COVID-19 Financial Assistance - link

May 6, 2020 - Fiscal Policies for the Recovery from COVID-19 - link

May 7, 2020 - State-Owned Enterprises in the Time of COVID-19 - link

May 11, 2020 - How Pandemics Leave the Poor Even Farther Behind - link

May 12, 2020 - Emerging from the Great Lockdown in Asia and Europe - link

May 14, 2020 - Tracking Trade During the COVID-19 Pandemic - link

May 18, 2020 - Making Economies More Resilient to Downturns - link

May 19, 2020 - Dampening the Impact of Global Financial Shocks on Emerging Market Economies - link

May 19, 2020 - Tracking the $9 Trillion Global Fiscal Support to Fight COVID-19 - link

May 21, 2020 - A Joint IMF-World Bank Staff Position Note:
COVID-19: The Regulatory and Supervisory Implications for the Banking Sector - link

May 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Worsens Pre-existing Financial Vulnerabilities - link

May 26, 2020 - Keeping Economic Data Flowing During COVID-19 - link

May 28, 2020 - Opening Remarks at UN Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19, by Kristalina Georgieva - link
 

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