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September 21, 2016 - STS Press Release: IMF supports reforms initiated by STS  

July 26, 2016 - IMF Press Release: IMF Staff and the Moldovan Authorities Reached a Staff-Level Agreement

July 15, 2016 - IMF Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Moldova

June 9, 2016 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission will visit Chişinău during July 5-15, 2016...

May 27, 2016 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission visited Chişinău during May 23-27, 2016...

May 16, 2016 - IMF Press Info: A selection of questions from journalists

May 11, 2016 - IMF Staff Paper: Corruption : Costs and Mitigating Strategies

May 4, 2016 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission will visit Chişinău during May 23-27, 2016...

March 1, 2016 - IMF Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Moldova

February 29, 2016 - Publication of Moldova 2014 FSAP Package

February 16, 2016 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission will visit Chişinău during February 23-29, 2016...

January 20, 2016 - Publication of the Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

January 20, 2016 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation and Third Post-Program Monitoring with Moldova


October 6, 2015 - IMF Press Release: IMF Staff Statement at the Conclusion of the Mission to Republic of Moldova

September 22, 2015 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission will visit Chişinău during September 22 - October 6, 2015...

April 28, 2015 - Presentation: "Structural Reforms and Growth", by Norbert Funke and Martin Schindler at the JVI Alumni Meeting in Chisinau

March 26, 2015 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission will visit Chişinău during March 30 - April 3, 2015...

March 11, 2015 - IMF Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Ukraine

January 26, 2015 - IMF Survey: IMF Offers Free Access to Its Online Economic Data


December 19, 2014 - Publication of the Working Paper Fragmentation and Vertical Fiscal Imbalances Lessons from Moldova

December 17, 2014 - Publication of the Republic of Moldova: Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Statement by the Executive Director

December 17, 2014 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with the Republic of Moldova

December 12, 2014 - IMF Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on IMF Quota and Governance Reforms

November 18, 2014 - IMF Press Release: IMF Launches the Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus

October 24, 2014 - Publication of the Regional Economic Special Report 25 Years of Transition: Post-Communist Europe and the IMF

October 10, 2014 - Christine Lagarde's Speech: "The IMF at 70: Making the Right Choices—Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"  

October 7, 2014 - IMF Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions in the Republic of Moldova

October 7, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: IMF experts presented the results of the assessment made during the 2nd PPM mission in Moldova

September 30, 2014 - Selection of Relevant Data on Moldova from the World Economic Outlook (October 2014): download PDF

September 30, 2014 - Parliament of Moldova Press Release: Igor Corman met with IMF experts

September 29, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime Minister Iurie Leanca met with IMF mission representatives

September 22, 2014 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission led by Mr. Max Alier will visit Chişinău during September 25 - October 7, 2014 to conduct the second Post-Program Monitoring...

September 16, 2014 - Important notice: Fraudulent Scam Emails Using the Name of the IMF

September 9, 2014 - Updated Guidance Note on the Fund’s Transparency Policy

July 22, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Premier, IMF representatives address results of fact-collecting mission to Moldova  

July 8, 2014 - Publication of the 2014 Article IV Consultation and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

July 8, 2014 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and First Post-Program Monitoring with the Republic of Moldova  

April 30, 2014 - Republic of Moldova—Concluding Statement for the 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

April 30, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: IMF experts gave a positive assessment to the evolution of Moldova's economy  

April 22, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Moldovan premier meets IMF mission representatives  

April 15, 2014 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission headed by Max Alier will visit Chişinău during April 22–30, 2014 to conduct the discussions on the 2014 Article IV consultation and Post-Program Monitoring...

April 10, 2014 - NBM Press Release: NBM Governor and First-Vicegovernor Will Attend the Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank

April 8, 2014 - Selection of Relevant Data on Moldova from the World Economic Outlook: download PDF, April 2014

April 7, 2014 - STI Press Release: IMF Technical Assistance for Investigation of Tax Frauds

April 2, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: How the IMF Makes Decisions (updated)

April 2, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: How the IMF Promotes Global Economic Stability (updated)

April 2, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: Post-Program Monitoring (updated)

March 31, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Surveillance (updated)

March 28, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Lending (updated)

March 27, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF at a Glance (updated)

March 25, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: Gold in the IMF (updated)

March 25, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: Where the IMF Gets Its Money (updated)

March 25, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Quotas (updated)

March 25, 2014 - IMF Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on IMF Quota and Governance Reforms

March 24, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Stand-By Arrangement (SBA)

March 19, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Standby Credit Facility (SCF)

March 19, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Extended Credit Facility (ECF)

March 14, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Support for Low-Income Countries (updated)

March 13, 2014 - IMF Factsheet: IMF’s Response to the Global Economic Crisis (updated)

March 6, 2014 - NBM Press Release: World Bank and IMF have finalized the Financial Sector Assessment Program for Moldova

March 4, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime-minister Iurie Leancă met the leadership of the IMF in Washington today  

February 18, 2014 - STI Press Release: Data Selection and Analysis Model for Compliance Risk Management Presented by IMF's Technical Assistance Mission

February 18, 2014 - NBM Press Release: World Bank and IMF have initiated the Financial Sector Assessment Program for Moldova

February 5, 2014 - STI Press Release: IMF Mission Takes a Practical Approach to the Problems Related to the Reform and Modernization of the State Tax Service

January 30, 2014 - IMF Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to the Republic of Moldova

January 27, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime-minister Iurie Leancă met with Menno Snel, IMF's Executive Director for Moldova  

January 20, 2014 - STI Press Release: Tax Gap Assessment On the Agenda of Discussion Between STI and IMF

January 17, 2014 - Parliament of Moldova Press Release: Chairman of the Parliament Met With IMF Officials

January 15, 2014 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Moldova, IMF to negotiate new assistance programme   

January 14, 2014 - STI Press Release: IMF Experts Offer Technical Assistance to the STI


November 28, 2013 - STI Press Release: IMF Experts Assist STI in the Reform and Modernization of the State Tax Service

October 13, 2013 - NBM Press Release: NBM Officials at the IMF/WB Annual Meetings

October 11, 2013 - Christine Lagarde's Speech: "The Future Global Economy and the Future Fund"  

October 1, 2013 - IMF Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the First Post-Program Monitoring Mission to the Republic of Moldova

October 1, 2013 - Government of Moldova Press Release: IMF positively appreciates program with Moldova   

September 27, 2013 - STI Press Release: IMF Mission Discussed with STI About Budget Collections

September 20, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: Post-Program Monitoring

September 18, 2013 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Moldova interested to develop relations with IMF
  

September 13, 2013 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission headed by Mr. Max Alier will visit Moldova on September 18-October 1 to conduct the First Post-Program Monitoring mission...

September 9, 2013 - STI Press Release: IMF Expert Supportes the Reform Agenda of the Management of the State Tax Service

September 6, 2013 - Parliament of Moldova Press Release: Igor Corman met IMF's Resident Representative in Moldova Armine Khachatryan   

August 28, 2013 - Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (pdf)

August 28, 2013 - Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note (pdf)

August 20, 2013 - "Profit" Magazine: The mission will come back

August 20, 2013 - "Profit" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev IMF and Moldova: synchronization of watches

August 8, 2013 - "Rabotai & Otdihai" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev The foundation can only be secured by the walls and the roof

July 16, 2013 - Christine Lagarde's Speech in Bucharest: Eastern Europe and Romania—The Path to Prosperity
 

July 12, 2013 - President of Moldova Press Release: President of the Republic of Moldova Nicolae Timofti met with Menno Snel, IMF's Executive Director for Moldova   

July 12, 2013 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Republic of Moldova and IMF will initiate negotiations on a new financing program in autumn   

July 11, 2013 - NBM Press Release: NBM Had Discussions with IMF Executive Director

July 11, 2013 - Parliament of Moldova Press Release: Igor Corman met IMF's Executive Director Menno Snel   

July 11, 2013 - Fiscal Monitor FISC.md: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev Tax Service needs significant modernization

June 28, 2013 - Logos Press Weekly: IMF comes back

June 26, 2013 - STI Press Release: IMF Mission Supports Tax Administration Modernization Efforts

June 25, 2013 - Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission to the Republic of Moldova

June 24, 2013 - Infomarket: The IMF is pleased with the results achieved in developing the economy in Moldova
over the last 3 years – Nikolay Gueorguiev...
  

June 24, 2013 - Infotag: Nikolay Gueorguiev: IMF is satisfied with country's economic development over past
three years...
  

June 19, 2013 - Government of Moldova Press Release: New IMF mission visits Moldova   

June 18, 2013 - Tokhir Mirzoev's presentation at the International Conference "MACRO 2013:
A global view on Moldova’s economy"

June 14, 2013 - STI Press Release: Tax Administration Priorities Discussed with IMF Resident Representative

June 10, 2013 - "Profit" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: Meaningful visit

May 28, 2013 - Infotag: IMF mission to visit Moldova in mid-June - Tokhir Mirzoev   

May 14, 2013 - New on imf.org website: Statistics for Moldova on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

May 2, 2013 - Nobil Luxury Butique Hotel magazine: Interview "A Few Questions for Tokhir Mirzoev"  

May 1, 2013 - Economist Weekly: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev Moldova's program with IMF had good results but the laws approved in March have reduced its efficiency

April 25, 2013 - Radio Free Europe: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: "IMF will be able to discuss about financial support only within a new program, with a new government"  

April 25, 2013 - Infotag: Interview: "Tokhir Mirzoev says that IMF remains open for discussing a new cooperation with Moldova, and that there are substantial differences between 2009 year and current economic situation in Moldova"   

April 25, 2013 - Infomarket: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: "Moldova will not receive the last tranche from IMF of approximately $76 million and the current IMF's three-year arrangement with Moldova will come to an end"   

April 15, 2013 - Fiscal Monitor FISC.md: IMF grants assistance in implementation of Risk Compliance Management

April 12, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Support for Low-Income Countries

April 12, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: Where the IMF Gets Its Money

April 10, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: How the IMF Makes Decisions

April 2, 2013 - Infotag: Interview: "Tokhir Mirzoev Hints IMF Mission May Not Come to Moldova Until Late April"
 
 

April 2, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Lending (updated)

March 31, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: The IMF and the Fight Against Money Laundering and the Financing of
Terrorism

March 31, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Quotas (updated)

March 31, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: Gold in the IMF

March 30, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Surveillance (updated)

March 30, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: How the IMF Promotes Global Economic Stability

March 29, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: The IMF at a Glance (updated)  

March 29, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: The Joint World Bank–IMF Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries

March 29, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: IMF’s Response to the Global Economic Crisis

March 29, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

March 19, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: The IMF and Good Governance

March 15, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: The Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)

March 14, 2013 - IMF Factsheet: Protecting IMF Resources: Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks

March 1, 2013 - Panorama: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev Mission Impossible

February 25, 2013 - IMF Press Statement: In response to media questions regarding the timing of the next IMF mission to hold discussions with the Moldovan authorities...

February 5, 2013 - IMF Press Statement: In response to media queries regarding the situation at Banca de Economii...

January 26, 2013 - STI: IMF: Hopes, priorities, and current problems of tax administration

January 23, 2013 - STI Press Release: Visit of the IMF's Technical Assistance Expert John Buchanan


December 21, 2012 - "Profit" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: A Christmas Wish List for Moldova / Tokhir Mirzoev

December 6, 2012 - Chisinau Observer: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev "Moldova Needs to Rely More on Itself"

November 28, 2012 - Publication of the Aide-Mémoire of the IMF mission to the Republic of Moldova

November 26, 2012 - Publika TV: On-air program "Banii tai" ("Your Money"), guest Tokhir Mirzoev

November 21, 2012 - IMF Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to the Republic of Moldova

November 6, 2012 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will visit Chisinau during November 7-21, 2012

October 23, 2012 - Publication of the Selected Issues paper

October 23, 2012 - Publication of the Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Reviews Under the Extended Arrangement and Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waivers for Non-Observance and Modification of Performance Criteria

October 23, 2012 - Publication of the Letter of Intent and Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies

October 16, 2012 - NBM Press Release: Opportunities of the IMF/WB Annual Meetings

October 8, 2012 - NBM Press Release: NBM Officials will Participate in the IMF/WB Annual Meetings

October 2, 2012 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Fund Facility Arrangements with Moldova, Approves US$77.0 Million in Disbursements

October 1, 2012 - Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Moldova

September 26, 2012 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Surveillance (updated)

August 7, 2012 - "Profit" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: IMF Ready to Discuss New Memorandum

July 11, 2012 - IMF TA Report released: Moldova - Technical Assistance Report on Taking Compliance
Management Further

June 30, 2012 - "Profit" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: More recommendations from IMF

June 28, 2012 - IMF Press Release: Joint Vienna Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary with High-Level
Conference  

June 18, 2012 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime Minister Vlad Filat met with Menno Snel, Executive Director in the IMF

May 21, 2012 - Moldova–2012 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement  

May 17, 2012 - IMF Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Moldova on Fifth Reviews of Extended Credit Facility/Extended Fund Facility Arrangements

April 26, 2012 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will visit Chisinau during May 3-17, 2012

April 26, 2012 - Tokhir Mirzoev's Presentation at the Conference on Corporate Governance in
Moldova's Banking and Financial Sector

March 30, 2012 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Quotas (updated)

March 23, 2012 - Logos Press Weekly: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev

March 20, 2012 - Fiscal Monitor FISC.md: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev Tax Service needs significant modernization

March 16, 2012 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Surveillance (updated)

March 14, 2012 - IMF Factsheet: The IMF’s Role in Helping Protect the Most Vulnerable in the Global Crisis

February 22, 2012 - Europa.md News Portal: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev

February 13, 2012 - IMF Survey: Interview with Nikolay Gueoguiev Moldova Growing Strongly Despite Rising Risks

February 13, 2012 - 24h.md News Portal: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev

February 9, 2012 - Publication of the Staff Report: Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Arrangement and Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waiver for Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and for Modification of a Performance Criterion

February 9, 2012 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding

February 1, 2012 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Fund Facility Arrangements with Moldova, Approves US$77.5 Million Disbursements


November 2, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Moldova on Fourth Reviews of Extended Credit Facility/Extended Fund Facility Arrangements

September 30, 2011 - Kommersant.md: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev

September 30, 2011 - Infotag: Discussion with Tokhir Mirzoev   

September 27, 2011 - "Business Class" Magazine: Tokhir Mirzoev: Comment about the gold

September 22, 2011 - Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission  

September 12, 2011 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will visit Chisinau during September 13-21, 2011

July 27, 2011 - "Business Class" Magazine: Tokhir Mirzoev: Comment on the CIT policy

July 27, 2011 - "Business Class" Magazine: Tokhir Mirzoev: Comment on the exchange rate policy

July 25, 2011 - Publication of the Staff Report Bundle: Third Reviews Under the Extended Arrangement and Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

July 21, 2011 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding

July 13, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Fund Facility Arrangements with Moldova, Approves US$79 Million Disbursement

June 30, 2011 - Infotag: IMF does not expect new negotiations with the Government of Moldova on VAT for sugar   

June 28, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Selects Christine Lagarde as Managing Director

June 3, 2011 - Chisinau Press Club Discussion with Tokhir Mirzoev   

May 20, 2011 - Infotag: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev   

May 19, 2011 - The European Times: Moldova Tokhir Mirzoev's comment about Moldova's progress  

May 18, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Resigns  

May 12, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Moldova on Third Review of Extended Credit Facility/Extended Fund Facility Arrangements

April 27, 2011 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime Minister Vlad Filat met with the IMF mission, headed by Nikolay Gueorguiev   

April 22, 2011 - IMF publication: Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

April 21, 2011 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will visit Chisinau during April 27-May 12, 2011

April 20, 2006 - Nikolay Gueorguiev: Interview to Infomarket.md: Moldova should develop engines of growth, alternative to money transfers. Money transfers may stop one day”

April 18, 2011 - Info-Prim Neo: Excerpts from Tokhir Mirzoev's interview to Radio Moldova

April 15, 2011 - Publication of the Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

April 15, 2011 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding

April 13, 2011 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: Minister of Finance Veaceslav Negruta Will Participate at the 2011 Spring Meetings of the IMF & WB

April 7, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the ECF and the EFF Arrangements with Moldova, Approves US$79 Million Disbursement

February 16, 2011 - IMF Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Moldova on Second Review of Extended Credit Facility/Extended Fund Facility Arrangements

February 16, 2011 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime Minister Vlad Filat and IMF mission head Nikolay Gueorguiev held a news briefing on the results of the second review mission   

February 1, 2011 - Government of Moldova Press Release: Prime Minister Vlad Filat had a meeting with IMF mission members   

February 1, 2011 - STI Press Release: IMF Assistance in implementing the Taxpayer Compliance Program   

January 20, 2011 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will visit Chisinau during February 2-16, 2011


December 29, 2010 - Tokhir Mirzoev: Interview to Economist Weekly: The main challenge in 2011 will be to continue the reforms started in 2010

December 29, 2010 - Tokhir Mirzoev: Interview to Komsomolskaya Pravda: Quick recovery of Moldova's economy after the crisis has been a surprise for IMF

December 16, 2010 - IMF Press Release: IMF Board of Governors Approves Major Quota and Governance Reforms
 

December 3, 2010 - STI Press Release: IMF mission provides assistance to Moldova's tax authority   

November 5, 2010 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Quotas

November 5, 2010 - IMF Factsheet: How the IMF Makes Decisions

October 21, 2010 - MoldpresIMF official says Moldova overcame the crisis   

October 21, 2010 - Tokhir Mirzoev: Presentation of the Regional Economic Outlook

October 20, 2010 - IMF Press Release: IMF Sees Continued Recovery in Europe, Risks Remaining  

October 6, 2010 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: Moldova Delegation Will Participate at 2010 Annual Meetings of the IMF & WB in Washington

September 30, 2010 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Perspective on Recent Economic Developments in Moldova

July 27, 2010 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for an Extended Arrangement - Staff Report; Supplement; Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

July 27, 2010 - Publication of the Letter of Intent and Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies

July 27, 2010 - Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Moldova

July 16, 2010 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and the Extended Fund Facility Arrangements with Moldova  

July 8, 2010 - Chisinau Observer: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev on tax policy

May 31, 2010 - "Profit" Magazine: Interview with Tokhir Mirzoev: Reforms, First and Foremost

May 13, 2010 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Vlad Filat and head of IMF mission Nikolay Gueorguiev held a press conference today   

May 13, 2010 - Moldova–2010 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement

May 13, 2010 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Moldova on First Review of Extended Credit Facility/Extended Fund Facility Arrangements

May 5, 2010 - Chisinau Observer Weekly "The IMF Mission Is Meeting the People"

April 28, 2010 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Vladimir Filat met today the IMF mission, headed by Nikolay Gueorguiev   

April 27, 2010 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will begin its work in Chişinău on April 28, 2010

March 10, 2010 - Tokhir Mirzoev: Interview to Komsomolskaya Pravda: A sharp increase in wages would lead to... unemployment and price increases

March 10, 2010 - IMF Factsheet: Technical assistance

February 2, 2010 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Vladimir Filat participated at the
IMF press conference   

February 2, 2010 - IMF Media Seminar "The IMF Helping Chart a Global Recovery"

February 2, 2010 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for an Extended Arrangement - Staff Report; Supplement; Staff Statement, Executive Director's Statement

February 2, 2010 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding

February 1, 2010 - "Business Class" Magazine: Tokhir Mirzoev: Comment on public sector employment in Moldova

January 29, 2010 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$574 ECF/EFF Arrangements for Moldova
 

January 29, 2010 - IMF Video: IMF approves ECF and EFF for Moldova

January 22, 2010 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Vlad Filat met the IMF's Executive Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn   

January 20, 2010 - STI Press Release: IMF ТА mission on tax administration   

January 11, 2010 - IMF Factsheet: IMF Extended Credit Facility


December 28, 2009 - IMF Survey: Multi-Speed Recovery Seen for Europe

October 28, 2009 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Vladimir Filat and head of IMF mission Nikolay Gueorguiev held a press conference today   

October 28, 2009 - IMF Press Release: IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Moldova for Extended Credit Facility/Stand-by Arrangement of About US$ 600 Million  

October 12, 2009 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: Moldova Delegation Participated in the Annual Meetings of the IMF & WB

October 9, 2009 - IMF Survey: Europe: IMF Sees Slow and Fragile Recovery, by Johan Mathisen, IMF European Department

October 8, 2009 - Commentary by Marek Belka, Director of IMF’s European Department: "Emerging Markets: Challenges and Rewards"  

October 7, 2009 - Capital Market: IMF experts recommend Moldovan financial companies to be vigilant in
their clients' identification

September 30, 2009 - Capital Market: IMF will grant assistance to the NCFM on AML/CFT matters

September 10, 2009 - IMF Factsheet Update: The IMF at a Glance  

August 27, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Logos Press Weekly What is more rational

August 26, 2009 - "Business Expert" Magazine: Johan Mathisen: "IMF can intervene rapidly, but let's see the result
of the political process"

August 20, 2009 - Infotag: IMF ready to begin talks on new assistance program with new government
immediately  
 

July 2, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Chisinau Observer Weekly "The next mission will come to Chisinau
fairly soon"

May 26, 2009 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will work in Chisinau during May 28–June 10, 2009

May 22, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Stroy-Business Magazine

May 15, 2009 - IMF Factsheet: The IMF’s Role in Helping Protect the Most Vulnerable in the Global Crisis  

May 14, 2009 - IMF Factsheet: A Changing IMF—Responding to the Crisis  

May 14, 2009 - Commentary by Marek Belka and Srobona Mitra, IMF’s European Department "In One Boat, but in Stormy Weather"  

May 10, 2009 - IMF Webcast: Regional Economic Outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia, by Veronica Bacalu, IMF Senior Economist, former NBM's vicegovernor

April 22, 2009 - IMF Press Statement: The IMF stands ready to support Moldova...

April 3, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Novosti-MoldovaMoldova can benefit from preferential loans

March 23, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to "Business Expert" Magazine "Moldova has a limited choice of policy options available"

March 13, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Logos Press Weekly Anti-crisis measures for Moldova

March 6, 2009 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Novosti-Moldova"Influence of world financial crisis on Moldova will be stronger than it was forecasted earlier"

February 16, 2009 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission visited Chisinau...

February 16, 2009 - STI Press Release: Proposal from IMF TA mission   


December 15, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission concluded visit to Chisinau

December 4, 2008 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Z. Grecianii had a meeting
with the IMF mission, which started its work in Chisinau   

November 26, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: Round Tables on AML/CFT Supervision and Inspections

November 24, 2008 - Johan Mathisen at the Economic Press Club: "The first signs of recovery will be
observed in 2010"

November 24, 2008 - NBM: Round table on anti–money laundering and combating financing terrorism 

November 11, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will work in Chisinau during December 4-16

October 28, 2008 - IMF Survey: IMF in Talks on Loans to Countries Hit by Financial Crisis

October 10, 2008 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: Moldova Delegation Will Participate in the Annual Meetings of the IMF & WB in Washington

October 10, 2008 - Logos Press: "Firm stability"

October 10, 2008 - Novosti-MoldovaFuture development of Moldova's financial system will yield many positive outcomes, says IMF Resident Representative  

October 9, 2008 - CEI Summit Economic Forum / Moldova Investment Forum: J. Mathisen's presentation "Moldova at a crossroad - the challenges ahead to sustain growth over the medium term"

October 8, 2008 - TV Moldova: On-air dialogue: IMF's Christophe Rosenberg and Johan Mathisen invited to the "The European Vector" program (video)

October 8, 2008 - IDIS Viitorul: IMF Resident Representative in Moldova speaks to young leaders about main economic challenges 

October 6, 2008 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Staff Rweport Supplement; and Press Release

September 18, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission concluded visit to Chisinau

August 29, 2008 - IMF Working Paper: "Zero Corporate Income Tax in Moldova: Tax Competition and Its Implications for Eastern Europe"

August 13, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concluded its work on Aug-12  

August 7, 2008 - Publication of the Financial System Stability Assessment - Update

August 1, 2008 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: IMF Mission Pays a Working Visit to MoF and STI During July 30-August 12, 2008

July 31, 2008 - STI Press Release: IMF ТА mission   

July 30, 2008 - Capital Market: IMF supports NCFM's AML efforts

July 24, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: Workshop on Effective Implementation of Customer Due Diligence Requirements  

July 14, 2008 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding (June 30, 2008)

July 14, 2008 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review of Moldova's PRGF Arrangement
and Approves US$18.6 Million Disbursement

June 24, 2008 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Profit: Comments on inflation  

June 9, 2008 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Business Expert: "It is our opinion that any increase of reserves contributes to taming the inflation"  

May 29, 2008 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Chisinau Observer Weekly: "To lower inflation, one needs to dampen credit growth"  

May 23, 2008 - Logos Press: IMF shows a reserved optimism

May 20, 2008 - Infotag: Moldova to receive $18 million in the near future   

May 20, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission concluded visit to Chisinau

May 8, 2008 - MoldpresMoldovan government to strengthen cooperation with IMF   

May 6, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission will work in Chisinau during May 7-21

April 30, 2008 - Op-Ed: Nikoloz Gigineishvili and Johan Mathisen "Inflation in Moldova"

April 29, 2008 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: 2007 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under
the 3-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement;
Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

April 29, 2008 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Statistical Appendix

April 29, 2008 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues

April 29, 2008 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

April 29, 2008 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - National Development Strategy Report for 2008-2011

March 20, 2008 - Publication of the Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Moldova   

March 19, 2008 - Johan Mathisen: Presentation at the Economic Press Club

March 19, 2008 - Op-Ed: Johan Mathisen "Moldova’s Labor Market: Prospects Improving?"

March 19, 2008 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Prime Minister Vasile Tarlev met with Johan Mathisen, IMF Resident Representative  

March 17, 2008 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Business Expert: Assessment of latest developments on the foreign exchange market  

March 14, 2008 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding (February 19, 2008)   

March 13, 2008 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the PRGF Arrangement with Moldova and Approves US$18.6 Million Disbursement

March 12, 2008 - Capital Market: Johan Mathisen: "Leu still has room for real appreciation against the dollar"

February 20, 2008 - Vienna Economic Forum - Moldova Meeting: J. Mathisen's presentation

February 13, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concluded its work on Feb-8

February 6, 2008 - Op-Ed: Michael Deppler "Europe’s Emerging Markets: Hot Spots, or Not?"

January 28, 2008 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concluded its work on Jan-25

January 25, 2008 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: IMF Technical Assistance Mission Concluded Its Work on January 25

January 24, 2008 - IMF Survey: New Way to Visualize IMF Data

January 11, 2008 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Business Expert: Moldova has the required potential for attracting investments in all sectors of the economy   

January 9, 2008 - Moldova - 2007 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission


December 21, 2007 - Info-Prim Neo: IMF does not regard Moldova as a country that depends on remittances anymore

December 20, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF's European Department, headed by Graeme Justice visited Chisinau during December 5-21, 2007  

December 13, 2007 - M. Piatkowski: presentation of the paper "Zero Corporate Income Tax in Moldova: Tax Competition and Its Implications for Eastern Europe" 

December 12, 2007 - International seminar held at the NBM: "Monetary transmission and inflation modeling seminar in Moldova

November 21, 2007 - Capital Market: Economic situation in Moldova is much better than projected, says IMF Resident Representative

November 7, 2007 - Capital Market: "NBM's decapitalization: true or false"

October 26, 2007 - IMF Survey: Strauss-Kahn to press ahead on IMF reform

October 19, 2007 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: Minister of Finance Mihail Pop Will Participate at the 2007 Annual Meetings of the IMF & WB

October 16, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: Joint IMF/World Bank FSAP mission concluded its work on October 12

October 12, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concluded its work on October 11

October 11, 2007 - New IMF Blog: Public Financial Management blog of the Fiscal Affairs Department. Details

September 21, 2007 - Logos Press: "NBM intends to keep inflation under 10 percent", interview with V. Cibotaru, NBM's First Vicegovernor

October 3, 2007 - Launch of new multilingual websites at IMF.ORG - Russian language site added. Details

October 2, 2007 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Selects Dominique Strauss-Kahn as IMF Managing
Director

September 28, 2007 - Pro TV: IMF is preoccupied with the level of inflation in Moldova (video)

September 27, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF's European Department, headed by
Graeme Justice visited Chisinau during September 20-27, 2007
 

September 27, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concluded its work on Sep-26

September 27, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concluded its work on Sep-25

September 21, 2007 - Logos Press: "Financial security of growth"

September 14, 2007 - Infotag (weekly finance): Johan Mathisen: Moldova's outlook for further cooperation
with the IMF is good

September 14, 2007  - Info-Prim Neo: IMF still concerned about inflation in Moldova

September 14, 2007 - IMF Country Report: Republic of Moldova: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

September 12, 2007 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: New head of International Monetary Fund's mission to visit Chisinau   

July 22, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: 63 years ago, on July 22, 1944, the IMF Articles of Agreement were formulated at the International Monetary and Financial Conference in Bretton Woods

July 20, 2007 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding (June 25, 2007)   

July 13, 2007 - Government of Moldova's Press Release: Moldovan premier participates in videoconference with International Monetary Fund's chief negotiator for Moldova   

July 13, 2007 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Moldova's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$33.1 Million Disbursement   

July 13, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: New IMF Mission Chief for Moldova

July 12, 2007 - General Mayor of Chisinau, Dorin Chirtoacă, received Johan Mathisen, IMF Resident Representative in Moldova

June 29, 2007 - IMF Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to leave following the 2007 Annual Meetings   

June 15, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concludes its work on June 15

June 14, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concludes its work on June 14

June 14, 2007 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: Chisinau Hosted the Annual Meeting of the
IMF & WB Constituency, June 9-10

May 30, 2007 - Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission on Euro-Area Policies, in the Context of the 2007
Article IV Consultation Discussions with the Euro-Area Countries

May 11, 2007 - Logos Press: "Winners are not tried"

May 9, 2007 - Thomas Richardson: Interview to Basa-Press: President's initiatives will be effective only if complemented by other broader reforms  

May 9, 2007 - BBCIMF concerned about tax amnesty suggested by the Government

May 9, 2007 - EcoThe IMF and Chisinau authorities share different opinions on the increase of salaries in public sector

May 9, 2007 - Moldova SuveranaPreliminary agreement on the new Memorandum with IMF

May 8, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF's European Department, headed by Thomas Richardson, visited Chisinau during April 25-May 8, 2007  

May 2, 2007 - Newsclip: President Voronin awarded 'Civic Merit' medal to an IMF Director

April 26, 2007 - Ministry of Finance Press Statement: On April 25, Mr Mihail Pop, Minister of Finance Had a Meeting with the IMF EUR Mission Headed by Mr Thomas Richardson

April 25, 2007 - World Economic Outlook "Spillovers and Cycles in the Global Economy", April 2007  

April 19, 2007 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Chisinau Observer Weekly: "Taxpayers must become the state's
clients - they must be valued and cared for"

April 13, 2007 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Basa-Press: If program goals are intact the IMF will continue to finance Moldova  

April 12, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF's European Department, headed by Thomas Richardson, will work in Chisinau from  April 25, to May 8, 2007  

April 3, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: IMF technical assistance mission on tax policy and administration  

March 2006 - Profit Magazine (Banks & Finance): Fear has big eyes, or optimism about GDP in 2007

March 2, 2007 - Logos Press: "Encouraging projections"

March 1, 2007 - Thomas Richardson, presentation to Parliamentarians: "Moldova and the IMF: Evolution of a Partnership"

February 28, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: ...The IMF mission took stock of the work of the government and NBM in meeting commitments under the PRGF-supported program  

February 9, 2007 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Logos Press Weekly "Hierarchy of Priorities"

February 7, 2007 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF's European Department, headed by Mr. Thomas Richardson, will work in Chisinau during February 21-28, 2007  

February 7, 2007 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion and Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

February 7, 2007 - Publication of the Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies for 2007, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding   


December 21, 2006 - Basa-Press: Second disbursement of the IMF loan in the amount of US$48.1 million was transferred to the account of the National Bank of Moldova

December 15, 2006 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board completes first review under PRGF arrangement for Moldova and approves augmentation of access and US$48.2 million disbursement   

December 15, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF's Executive Board approves increase of loan for Moldova under PRGF and US$ 48.2 million disbursement  

December 13, 2006 - Donors' Conference for Moldova: Statement by the Staff of the IMF - Brussels, December 12, 2006

December 13, 2006 - Conclusions of the Donors Consultative Group on Moldova - Brussels, December 12, 2006
 

November 24, 2006 - Profit Magazine (Banks & Finance): IMF has inspected Moldova: How they see us, or the $45 million increase

October 26, 2006 - Thomas Richardson: Interview to Chisinau Observer Weekly: "There is no such thing as free lunch"

October 26, 2006 - Flux Newspaper: IMF is concerned with the rising inflation in Moldova  

October 25, 2006 - Joint Press Statement of the IMF office and the Government of Moldova  

October 22, 2006 - Thomas Richardson: Statement for Moldova-1 TV: The IMF like the rest of the international community is ready to help Moldova to deal with the difficulties it faces  

October 11, 2006 - Government's Press Service: Report on  Prime Minister's meeting with the IMF mission
  

October 6, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF's European Department, headed by Mr. Thomas Richardson, will work in Chisinau during October 11-25

September 29, 2006 - Profit Magazine (Banks & Finance): IMF-Republic of Moldova: Who Needs Whom Most?

September 29, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concludes its work on Sep-29

September 27, 2006 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Capital Market Weekly

September 21, 2006 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Chisinau Observer Weekly: "Looking ahead, we remain optimists"

September 20, 2006 - IMF Survey: Singapore smiles as meetings get under way

September 20, 2006 - IMF Survey: IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings: Spotlight on IMF reform and globalization in Singapore

September 20, 2006 - IMF Factsheet: The 2006 Annual Meetings

September 19, 2006 - World Economic Outlook "Financial Systems and Economic Cycles", September 2006
 

August 30, 2006 - IMF Civil Society Newsletter - August 2006 (incl. J. Mathisen's letter about the PRSP process starting to take hold in Moldova)

August 25, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF TA mission concludes its work on August 25

August 4, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF technical assistance mission on AML/CFT issues

July 31, 2006 - Renewing the IMF's Commitment to Low-Income Countries, Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, IMF Managing Director

July 25, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF technical assistance mission on tax administration

July 21, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF staff visit (July 12-21)

June 21, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF FAD mission concludes its work on June 21

May 27, 2006 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Evaluation Report 2005 - Joint Staff Advisory Note

May 27, 2006 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Evaluation Report 2005

May 27, 2006 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Statistical Appendix

May 26, 2006 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: 2006 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility -
Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion;
and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

May 19, 2006 - Government's Press Service, Moldpres, Info-Prim Neo: Reports about the press conference
  

May 19, 2006 - MEFP published. Press conference: The Government of Moldova and the IMF have agreed to jointly publish the MEFP...   

May 19, 2006 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Logos Press Weekly: "No God, No Tsar, No Hero…"

May 17, 2006 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Moldova

May 17, 2006 - Infotag: Zinaida Grecianii: Relations with IMF and WB will be good provided reforms are efficient    

May 15, 2006 - Infomarket.md: Moldova has received the first tranche of the IMF's preferential credit in the amount of $17 million within the new financing program

May 13, 2006 - Factsheet update: Moldova and the IMF     

May 12, 2006 - Paris Club Press Release: The Paris Club and Moldova agree to a debt restructuring    

May 5, 2006 - IMF Press Release: IMF approves US$118.2 million arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility with Moldova   

May 5, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: IMF's Executive Board approves US$118.2 million PGRF agreement with Moldova  

May 4, 2006 - IMF Press Release: BIS, IMF, the OECD and the World Bank Launch Joint External Debt Web Site
 

May 3, 2006 - Joint IMF & NBS Press Statement: Republic of Moldova joins world's top third in provision of advanced economic information  

May 3, 2006 - IMF Press Release: Republic of Moldova Subscribes to the IMF Special Data Dissemination Standard  

May 2, 2006 - World Economic Outlook "Globalization and Inflation", April 2006  

April 7, 2006 - Moldpres: Jeroen Kremers: Moldova's cooperation programme with IMF likely to be approved in May  

March 23, 2006 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Radio Free Europe and Basa-Press: This is the time to take full advantage of the good will of donors and authorities' commitment to implement reforms...

March 17, 2006 - IMF Survey, vol. 35, no. 3: Building a better future at home: remittances in Moldova  

March 16, 2006 - IMF in Focus: Organization and Finances - Running the IMF - Romanian translation added  

March 13, 2006 - International Monetary Fund: Moldova - Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the DQAF  

March 10, 2006 - Factsheet: IMF Surveillance - Romanian translation added   

February 10, 2006 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission headed by Thomas Richardson visited Chisinau during February 1-10, 2006 to conclude Article IV discussions and continue discussions on policies for a macroeconomic program that can be supported by PRGF...  

February 3, 2006 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Logos Press Weekly: Foreign exchange lending: arguments for and against it

January 27, 2006 - Johan Mathisen: Interview to Logos Press Weekly: Having agreed on the main points, we can start arguing


December 19, 2005 - International Monetary Fund: Moldova - 2005 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the Mission  

December 16, 2005 - Moldpres: New IMF mission to come to Chisinau to complete negotiations on financing programme for Moldova  

November 29, 2005 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission, headed by Mr. Thomas Richardson, will work in Chisinau from Dec-1 to Dec-16, 2005...    

November 29, 2005 - Johan Mathisen - new IMF Resident Representative in Moldova

October 21, 2005 - Basa-Press: IMF mission is cautiously optimistic about starting a new programme for Moldova

October 6, 2005 - Moldpres: International Monetary Fund's mission to visit Moldova on 13-20 October  

October 5, 2005 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Radio Free Europe and  Reporter.md: "Moldova is growing and its changing under our own eyes..."    

September 9, 2005 - Infomarket.md: Comment: Moldova's external trade balance - will the deficit rise, or does the Moldovan economy have the "Dutch Disease"?

July 20, 2005 - Reporter.md: First comprehensive migration and remittances study was launched in Chisinau

July 7, 2005 - Chisinau Observer: Came, saw, assessed...  

July 1, 2005 - Infotag: Thomas Richardson: IMF may resume talks with Moldova in Q4   

May 27, 2005 - Logos Press: New IMF Mission Chief to Moldova

May 25, 2005 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to "ECO" Weekly Newspaper  

May 20, 2005 - Reporter.md: IMF waits for achievements from the Moldovan government

February 23, 2005 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Financial System Stability Assessment (including ROSCs on Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, and on Banking Supervision)     

February 17, 2005 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues

February 17, 2005 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Statistical Appendix

February 17, 2005 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: 2004 Article IV Consultation-- Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Moldova

February 17, 2005 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF concludes 2004 Article IV consultation with the Republic of Moldova    

February 10, 2005 - Basa-Press: IMF Directors appreciate Moldovan growth, but advise Chisinau to speed up reforms

January 17, 2005 - IMF Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato welcomes UN Millennium Project's report on achieving Millennium Development Goals  

January 5, 2005 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to "ECO" Weekly Newspaper  


December 20, 2004 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova:  Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module  

December 8, 2004 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

December 8, 2004 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper  

December 1, 2004 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board reviews the Republic of Moldova's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Joint IMF-World Bank Staff Advisory Note

November 12, 2004 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Reporter.md: "A priority would be to accelerate reforms..."    

November 5, 2004 - Logos Press: IMF mission visited Moldova   

November 3, 2004 - Basa-Press: IMF mission chief says Moldovan government registers some progress, but reforms are still slow

October 29, 2004 - Project Syndicate: Rodrigo de Rato: Building on the global recovery

October 26, 2004 - Azi.md - Economic comment: Renewal of external financing is not under discussion. Yet

October 18, 2004 - Edgardo Ruggiero: IMF press conference on the occasion of Article IV Mission arrival:
Full transcript

August 30, 2004 - VIP Magazin: Interview Edgardo Ruggiero: About the IMF And the Ladies

May 21, 2004 - Saptamina: Ignacio Ibarra about Rodrigo Rato, the new IMF Managing Director

May 4, 2004 - IMF Press Release: IMF Executive Board Selects Rodrigo Rato as IMF Managing Director

March 27, 2004 - Moldavskie Vedomosti"IMF continues not to give money to Moldova"  

March 26, 2004 - Logos Press/Interlic: IMF doesn't like Moldova's business environment  

March 25, 2004 - Infomarket.md - Marta Castello Branco: "The ball is in Moldova's government court"

March 24, 2004 - Reporter.md: IMF remarks problems with the implementation of policies in the Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy

March 16, 2004 - Basa-Press: IMF Resident Representative says EGPRSP is rather good, the Fund expects practical actions...

February 19, 2004 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: Statistical Appendix

February 19, 2004 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

February 3, 2004 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF concludes 2003 Article IV consultation with the Republic of Moldova    


December 24, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Reporter.md: "The resumption of financing is dependant on the economic program that will be prepared by the Moldovan Government"

December 24, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Basa-Press: "In 2004 we hope to build on the basis of what we have learned in 2003 and 2002"

November 14, 2003 - Logos Press: IMF stands ready to discuss the new program  

November 13, 2003  - Chisinau Observer: IMF ready to give more freedom of action to Moldova

November 11, 2003 - Basa-Press: IMF mission head avoids forecasts over beginning of negotiations on new financing program of Moldova, saying everything depends on government...

October 27, 2003 - Basa-Press: Negotiations over a new programme for Moldova may begin in early 2004 under the most optimistic scenario - Edgardo Ruggiero...

October 24, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Saptamina: "There are not so many examples in the world, where governments decide on who and where should invest"

October 22, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Reporter.md: "The most important thing for investments growth is to have a favorable business environment"

October 17, 2003 - Basa-Press: IMF mission to arrive in Chisinau on October 28 to assess economic performance...

September 21, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Pro TV: "The key is to develop sound economic policies"

September 10, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Infotag: "External lending may be resumed in Q2 2004, at best"

September 9, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Basa-Press: "If everything goes fast, new financing programme for Moldova could be approved in the first half of 2004"

July 31, 2003 - IMF Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler announces changes in organization of IMF area departments  

July 30, 2003  - AP Flux: The IMF stopped financing for the Republic of Moldova because the government did not fulfill its commitments...  

July 30, 2003 - Basa-Press: Moldova not persuading IMF to release new tranche in September...

July 30, 2003 - Infotag: Press conference of the IMF Resident Representative Edgardo Ruggiero: Moldova will not get IMF credit in 2003. Moldova unable to apply to Paris Club for debt restructuring  

July 14, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Infomarket.md - Moldova has to undertake four more steps in order to unlock external financing

June 27, 2003 - Jeroen J. M. Kremers: Interview to Moldpres News Agency: Moldova has important economic assets that should be fully exploited   

June 27, 2003 - Logos Press: Jeroen J. M. Kremers - In order to establish an efficient market economy in Moldova, focused work is needed  

June 19, 2003 - Interlic: Moldova may receive the next $15m tranche from IMF in September 2003...

June 19, 2003 - AP Flux: The government must fulfill, till July 21st, a series of requirements to obtain financing from IMF  

June 19, 2003 - "Chisinau Observer" Weekly Newspaper: Moldova has last chance to get IMF credit

June 19, 2003 - Infotag: IMF may resume lending in September...

June 19, 2003 - Basa-Press: IMF mission, Moldovan government reached preliminary agreement, some problems not resolved yet...

June 19, 2003 - Reporter.md: Mission reached a preliminary agreement with the government, but there are still many issues to be resolved...

June 6, 2003 - Infomarket.md: Edgardo Ruggiero: "Visit of the IMF mission is a chance of success, but it does not guarantee the success"

June 5, 2003 - Reporter.md: Practically none of the prior actions agreed with the IMF were met in full...

June 5, 2003 - AP Flux: Edgardo Ruggiero: "It will be intricate for the Republic of Moldova to survive without external financing"  

June 5, 2003  - "Chisinau Observer" Weekly Newspaper: Very interesting discussions” in the framework of cooperation with the IMF

June 4, 2003 - Interlic: The IMF considers the new bill on the pre-shipment inspection as acceptable... And disagrees with the government that the transition from judets to rayons would lead to a reduction in expenditures...  

June 4, 2003 - Basa-Press: Government makes some progress in actions agreed with IMF, but there is still much to do - says Ruggiero...

May 28, 2003 - IMF communiqué: Common criticisms of the IMF - questions and answers

May 17, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Radio Free Europe and Basa-Press: "We need to look at expenditures in future years"

March 26, 2003 - Infotag: IMF mission not ruling out chance for Moldova to receive $25 million in June

March 26, 2003 - Basa-Press: Moldova failing to meet preliminary actions previously agreed with IMF, mission says...

March 20, 2003 - Interlic: In order to receive the next tranches Moldova has to fulfill all the IMF conditions...
 

March 14, 2003 - Logos Press: E. Ruggiero - The International Monetary Fund has some questions for the government...  

March 14, 2003 - IMF communiqué: Poverty and Social Impact Analysis website launched  

March 12, 2003 - Basa-Press: IMF to study resumption of financial assistance for Moldova in June...

March 3, 2003 - Basa-Press: IMF mission expected in Chisinau on March 13...

February 28, 2003 - Basa-Press: IMF Resident Representative says further assistance depends on terms and content of future law on pre-shipment inspection...

February 27, 2003 - AP Flux: IMF had informed the government from Chisinau about its position regarding legalization of pre-shipment inspection...  

February 20, 2003 - Information about Moldova and General Data Dissemination System (GDDS)

February 19, 2003 - Infotag: IMF to continue to work with Moldova

January 27, 2003 - John Odling-Smee: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency: Creditors will condition support for the poorest CIS countries with continuation of reforms...  

January 24, 2003 - Basa-Press: Lucerne conference on CIS-7 initiative calls for more assistance from donors...
 

January 23, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to "Chisinau Observer" Weekly Newspaper: Mission to Moldova will discuss conditions upon its arrival...

January 17, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Info-Prim News Agency: IMF postponed by few months the examination of the issue related to the next PRGF tranche...

January 10, 2003 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency: New IMF mission to visit Chisinau not earlier than in February...


December 19, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF will continue supporting Moldova, if Chisinau continues reforms - IMF officials...

November 30, 2002 - Basa-Press: Moldova likely to receive ordinary tranche of IMF credit not earlier than in January...

November 15, 2002 - Logos Press: H. Köhler - Restoring Confidence to the Global Economy

October 30, 2002 - Interlic: Moldova must execute three conditions for getting next tranches of credit from IMF...  

October 30, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF will support Moldova's talks with Paris Club for foreign debts restructuring, premier Tarlev says...

October 30, 2002 - Infotag: IMF mission makes more precise forecast of GDP and indictors in Moldova...

October 30, 2002 - Infomarket: Why does Moldova need credits of the IMF...

October 22, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF mission on assessment visit to Chisinau...

October 16, 2002 - Interlic: IMF evaluation mission to work in Moldova starting October 22...

October 8, 2002 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Infotag News Agency: IMF ready to hear Moldova's proposals on pre-shipment inspection issue

September 18, 2002 - AP Flux: IMF pleads against the decrease of taxes and cancellation of PSI... Paris club debt restructuring... Few credits in 2003...

September 18, 2002 - Infomarket: Financial situation in Moldova is not much worse than in other countries... IMF is against drastic reduction of taxes... GDP growth in 2002 ...

September 18, 2002 - Interlic: IMF is against abolition of the PSI... Big FDI inflow into Moldova requires attractive business climate...

September 16, 2002 - Basa-Press: Chisinau government has to work hard to ensure legislative stability and fight against corruption – IMF official...

September 16, 2002 - Basa-Press: Moldova must continue preshipment inspection program - IMF official...

September 10, 2002 - Edgardo Ruggiero: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency: I have been pleasantly surprised by both Chisinau and its people...

September 5, 2002 - IMF Press Statement: A team of the IMF will visit Chisinau during September 10-18. It will be led by Marta Castello-Branco...

August 27, 2002 - IMF Country Report released: Republic of Moldova: 2002 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report

August 27, 2002 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF concludes 2002 Article IV consultation with Moldova   

July 27, 2002 - Basa-Press: Third tranche of IMF credit available in the National Bank's account...   

July 17, 2002 - Supplement to the Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies of the Government and National Bank of Moldova was posted on IMF's web site   

July 17, 2002 - Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Moldova was posted on IMF's web site

July 11, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF approves new disbursement for Moldova under PRGF arrangement...   

July 10, 2002 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Completes First Review of Moldova's PRGF-Supported Program, Approves US$12 Million Disbursement

July 9, 2002 - Basa-Press: New IMF Resident Representative takes office in Moldova...  

May 22, 2002 - MoldpresIMF added certain conditions on resumption of Moldova's foreign financing...   

May 22, 2002 - Basa-Press: Moldova has to fulfill several pre-conditions before meeting of IMF managerial board...   

May 8, 2002 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF mission will visit Chisinau May 14-21, led by Marta Castello-Branco, the new IMF mission chief for Moldova...

March 7, 2002 - IMF Press Statement: Conclusion of IMF mission to Moldova, February 26 to March 7, 2002
  

March 2, 2002 - Basa-Press: Moldovan authorities meet new IMF mission with unprepared homework...   

February 28, 2002 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Infotag News Agency: I am optimistic about Moldova's prospects, says former head of IMF's mission. But optimistic in long-term   

February 28, 2002 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to "Observator Economic" Magazine: I'm leaving Moldova more pessimistic than when I came here  

February 28, 2002 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to "Chisinau Observer" Weekly Newspaper: Moldova's uphill financial balancing act   

February 28, 2002 - Basa-Press: Al-Atrash: Moldovan-Russian gas agreement compromised IMF assistance for Tarlev's government...   

February 26, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF will name no successor to outgoing Resident Representative to Moldova for time being...   

February 22, 2002 - MoldpresIMF to resume negotiations with Moldovan cabinet next week...  

February 14, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF considers that the resignation of Mihai Manoli is a major loss...   

February 14, 2002 - Basa-Press: Problems when inspecting goods prior to delivery must be settled between government and SGS...  

February 13, 2002 - Basa-Press: Hassan Al-Atrash rejects accusations that IMF is imposing political conditions to de-block financing...   

February 7, 2002 - Basa-Press: Moldova will lose chance to restructure foreign debts, if it fails to honor international commitments, IMF official warns...   

February 6, 2002 - Basa-Press: IMF decision on assistance for Moldova will be announced not earlier than April...  

February 6, 2002 - Infomarket.md: Press conference at the IMF office  

January 18, 2002 - IMF and WB Press Statement: Toward faster poverty reduction


December 22, 2001 - Basa-Press: Chisinau to urgently present interpretation of Moldovan-Russian gas supply agreement to IMF...   

December 21, 2001 - Basa-Press: IMF mission ends three-day visit in Moldova...  

December 21, 2001 - AP Flux: IMF experts and those of Moldova treat differently the Moldovan-Russian agreement regarding the delivery of natural gas...   

December 21, 2001 - InfotagIMF mission dislikes gas supply terms...

December 17, 2001 - Basa-Press: IMF mission due in Chisinau on December 18 to clarify objections towards Moldovan leadership...  

December 13, 2001 - Reuters: Moldova raises doubts over foreign debt payments...  

December 12, 2001 - Reuters: Moldova faces delay on IMF loan decision...  

December 12, 2001 - InfotagIMF concerned about some provisions in gas agreement with Russia...

December 11, 2001 - Basa-Press: Chisinau loses chance to obtain financing from IMF this year...  

November 20, 2001 - Infotag Moldova close to preferential lending resumption as never before...

November 15, 2001 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Infotag News Agency Moldova stands to get $5 million, IMF representative says...

November 14, 2001 - Basa-Press: Resumption of international financing is government's strategic objective, says Premier Tarlev...  

November 12, 2001 - Basa-Press: Government trying to repair holes in relations with IMF...  

November 6, 2001 - Basa-Press: President Voronin says Moldova will fulfill all conditions of IMF "these days"...
 

November 5, 2001 - InfotagIMF presumes Moldova has not yet lost chances to get $40 million by end of the year..., but World Bank believes Moldova may count on maximum $5 million...  

November 5, 2001 - Basa-Press: Moldova registers progress in implementation of the supplement to memorandum, says IMF Resident Representative...  

October 29, 2001 - InfotagMoldova approaches traditional default season...  

October 23, 2001 - Infotag Interview with Leonid Talmaci: IMF and NBM think along similar lines...  

October 19, 2001 - InfotagWorld Bank may consider SAC-III possibility only after IMF resumes lending...   

October 15, 2001 - Basa-Press: Moldova losing chances to receive international assistance this year, finance minister warns...  

October 9, 2001 - Basa-Press: Moldova may remain cut off international assistance this year...  

September 14, 2001 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Infomarket.md News Agency The possible postponement of the Annual Meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank should in no way impact the resumption of IMF lending to Moldova...  

September 10, 2001 - InfotagIMF mission rectifies draft of Moldova's 2002 budget...  

September 6, 2001 - Basa-Press: 2002 draft budget may be modified after consultations with IMF, finance minister says...  

September 4, 2001 - Infomarket.md News Agency comment: The supplement to the memorandum with IMF - everything works according to the plan. But whose plan is that?

August 29, 2001 - MoldpresIMF mission to assess draft of state budget of Moldova for 2002...  

August 21, 2001 - AP Flux: An IMF mission will examine, in Chisinau, the budget law draft for the year 2002...  

August 14, 2001 - Basa-Press: Government optimistic of resumption of international financial assistance, even if IMF's decision will be announced in two months...  

August 9, 2001 - Basa-Press: Moldova gains chances to reschedule debts that mature next year...  

August 9, 2001 - Infomarket.md News Agency comment: IMF promises money. But not earlier than in autumn

August 8, 2001 - InfotagIMF mission satisfied with new government's performance, and says lending may be resumed this year...  

August 8, 2001 - Basa-Press: IMF mission agrees on resumption of assistance for Moldova...  

August 8, 2001 - Reuters: IMF agrees deal to restore funding to Moldova...  

August 2, 2001 - Basa-Press: Premier Tarlev: bureaucratic hurdles, not our unwillingness delayed adoption of laws demanded by IMF...  

August 1, 2001 - MoldpresGovernment is determined to implement clauses of memorandum signed with IMF...  

July 31, 2001 - InfotagMoldovan President says: Moldova fulfils all conditions for resumption of IMF lending...  

July 31, 2001 - MoldpresResults of negotiations with IMF mission to be favorable for Moldova, Moldovan President says...  

July 30, 2001 - InfotagBorrowing should make Moldova richer, not poorer, President says...  

July 30, 2001 - MoldpresMoldovan President met Richard Haas...  

July 28, 2001 - Moldavskie Vedomosti Newspaper:  "To give or not to give?"  

July 27, 2001 - Basa-Press: Central Bank's policy corresponds to provisions of Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies – IMF experts...      

July 27, 2001 - InfotagDefault all but inevitable without IMF funds...  

July 26, 2001 - Basa-Press: Government to present changes to memorandum in one week to IMF mission...    

July 26, 2001 - Basa-Press: Chisinau speaker, IMF mission chief discuss implementation of memorandum...       

July 21, 2001 - Basa-Press: Chisinau is the one to persuade foreign creditors to resume financing, even if creditors have reservations towards communists...    

July 19, 2001 - MoldpresMoldova's future depends on results of negotiations with IMF...  

July 19, 2001 - Basa-Press: Chisinau wants re-negotiate memorandum signed with IMF...    

July 19, 2001 - MoldpresMoldovan Premier affirms that government fulfils its commitments from memorandum with IMF...  

July 17, 2001 - MoldpresDialogue between Moldovan Premier and IMF Resident Representative...  

July 16, 2001 - IMF Press Statement: IMF is planning a mission during July 25-August 8, 2001 to conduct the annual consultation review and to assess progress under the IMF-supported program...

July 13, 2001 - Ournet.md: Why is the Minister of Finance alarmed?    

July 2, 2001 - MoldpresDialogue: Moldova - International Monetary Fund...  

June 28, 2001 - MoldpresMoldovan Premier is optimistic about development of Moldova-IMF relations...  

June 26, 2001 - InfotagMoldova must get itself back on track with IMF by October at the latest, Deputy Prime Minister says...     

June 19, 2001 - Reuters: Debt-ridden Communist Moldova seeks IMF cash...  

June 16, 2001 - Basa-Press: Chisinau challenges international lenders...    

June 4, 2001 - Ournet.md: Will Moldova fall for Bulgarian variant?    

June 2, 2001 - Moldavskie Vedomosti Newspaper:  IMF says: "If we were the doctor for Moldova, then the patient did not listen to us"  

May 29, 2001 - Basa-Press: Moldova will have to choose between lenders' game rules and default...    

May 24, 2001 - Reuters: IMF urges Moldova leadership to take action on debt...  

May 22, 2001 - InfotagIMF hands in an Aide-Memoire to Moldovan leadership...  

May 17, 2001 - Article in "Chisinau Observer" Weekly Newspaper: IMF upset at Communists' plans...  

May 16, 2001 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Infotag News Agency  If the policies of promoted by the new leadership of Moldova are not consistent with the memorandum, it would be difficult for the IMF to resume lending...  

May 16, 2001 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency (continued)  The image of the state seems unfavorable for investments says the IMF Resident Representative...

May 15, 2001 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Reuters - Headline news: Reform or jeopardize funding, IMF warns Moldova  

May 12, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF asks to be a consultant of Moldovan government in issues contradicting the Memorandum...    

May 11, 2001 - MoldpresIMF requests to be consulted by Chisinau cabinet for adoption of decisions on rise in budgetary expenses...  

May 11, 2001 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency  The relations of the Republic of Moldova with IMF are presently at a critical juncture...

May 10, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF welcomes the accession of the Republic of Moldova to WTO...    

May 7, 2001 - Russian translation of the IMF Country Report Republic of Moldova: Recent Economic Developments is available  

May 2, 2001 - AP Flux: Richard Haas: Revision of the Law on Privatization of wine and tobacco industry enterprises will affect the relations of IMF with the Republic of Moldova...  

May 2, 2001 - Basa-PressMoldova has not fulfilled a part of its memorandum commitments, says Haas...   

May 2, 2001 - InterlicIMF Ready to continue its dialogue with Moldova...

April 27, 2001 - InfotagIMF stands ready to assist in privatizing Moldtelecom and REDs...

April 27, 2001 - MoldpresMoldovan parliament's speaker meets IMF representative...  

April 26, 2001 - MoldpresMoldovan Premier met Richard Haas...  

April 26, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF makes public 2000 report on Moldova' development...  

April 25, 2001 - Basa-PressFuture Moldova-IMF relations depend on findings of present Fund mission to Chisinau...  

April 20, 2001 - IMF Press Statement: IMF is planning a mission during April 25-May 2, 2001 to assess progress under the PRGF and to discuss future economic and financial policies with the new President, Parliament, and Government...

March 28, 2001 - MoldpresIMF to assist Moldova in rescheduling of foreign debts...  

March 26, 2001 - MoldpresV. Voronin meets IMF Resident Representative in Moldova...  

March 13, 2001 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Moldova  

March 12, 2001 - IMF and World Bank Paper: Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, and Tajikistan: External Debt and Fiscal Sustainability  

February 27, 2001 - InfotagIMF disburses $12 million tranche to fight poverty in Moldova...

February 24, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF releases to Economics Ministry recommendations for drafting laws on Free Economic Zones...  

February 16, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF to release second 12-million-dollar tranche in late February...  

February 2, 2001 - Basa-PressNew IMF mission due in April to assess Moldova's performance under assumed commitments...  

February 2, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF mission head says Moldova has image of business-unfriendly country...  

February 2, 2001 - Basa-PressIMF will continue crediting the Republic of Moldova...  

January 26, 2001 - Basa-PressRichard Haas: Irrespective who comes to power in Chisinau, IMF will continue supporting Moldova...  

January 26, 2001 - InfotagL. Talmaci: National Bank fares better than IMF expects...  

January 26, 2001 - IMF Country Report Republic of Moldova: Recent Economic Developments is available

January 17, 2001 - IMF Press Statement: IMF is planning a mission during January 25-February 5, 2001 to assess performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility...

January 3, 2001 - InfotagIMF and WB resume crediting for Moldova...


December 22, 2000 - Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Moldova was posted on IMF's web site

December 21, 2000 - IMF News Brief: IMF gives final approval of PRGF loan for Moldova...

December 21, 2000 - Basa-PressIMF Resident Representative in Chisinau gives assessment of Braghis government's performance...  

December 16, 2000 - Basa-PressApproval by IMF of $142 million loan is a decision Moldova has been waiting for a long period, Braghis says...  

December 16, 2000 - Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies of the Government and National Bank of Moldova was posted on IMF's web site

December 16, 2000 - IMF Press Statement: IMF approves in principle loan of US$142 million for Poverty Reduction and Growth in the Republic of Moldova...

December 13, 2000 - MoldpresIMF makes good ties with Moldova conditional upon reforms'continuation and maintenance of political stability...  

December 12, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Moldpres News Agency "IMF Board of Directors might probably take a positive decision on resumption of crediting for Moldova..."

December 12, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: short interview to "Jurnalul National" newspaper "What is the IMF's forecast for economic growth in the Republic of Moldova in 2001?"

December 6, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency "Moldova could receive external financial support of 42 million dollars in December..."

December 1, 2000 - Basa-PressMoldova signs three-year memorandum with IMF, awaiting approval...  

November 30, 2000 - Infotag: Budget adoption will de-frost external crediting, Finance Minister says...  

November 30, 2000 - Infotag: 2001 State Budget adopted in Moldova...  

November 24, 2000 - Government of the Republic of Moldova posted on its official web site the draft of Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Moldova...  

November 10, 2000 - Article from Infomarket.md Electronic Magazine: Memorandum with IMF is signed - is everyone pleased?!

November 8, 2000 - Infotag: Memorandum to be signed with IMF this month...  

November 1, 2000 - Basa-PressIMF ready to offer Moldova credits to fight poverty under 0.5-percent rate...  

October 31, 2000 - Press Statement by the Government of the Republic of Moldova: With regard to the negotiations with the mission of the International Monetary Fund led by Mr. Richard Haas held over the last two weeks in Chisinau...  

October 30, 2000 - Basa-PressMemorandum with IMF could be signed on December 18...  

October 30, 2000 - AP Flux: The government has finalized the negotiations with IMF on the new draft memorandum...  

October 30, 2000 - Infotag: IMF ready to resume crediting...  

October 30, 2000 - Reuters: IMF sees new $150m Moldova loan plan approved in December...  

October 23, 2000 - InfotagIMF sets tough timing for Parliament...

October 19, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Statement for the Infomarket.md Electronic Magazine "We are pleased that Parliament has approved the privatization bill..."

October 16, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to "Reporter.md" Internet Magazine "In Moldova the IMF funds were used properly"  

October 14, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency "IMF mission could finalize negotiations regarding new three year credit program"

October 12, 2000 - IMF Press Statement: An International Monetary Fund mission is expected to visit Chisinau during October 18-30...

September 30, 2000 - Basa-PressOctober will be decisive for relations between Moldova and IMF, Fund representative say...

September 22, 2000 - Logos-Press: "IMF's Globalization"

September 16, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to Basa-Press News Agency "New memorandum will contain older conditions of crediting"

September 16, 2000 - Basa-Press Approval of a budget with low inflation is one of conditions for resumption of external financing to Moldova...

September 15, 2000 - Basa-Press IMF representative evaluates the activity of Braghis government...

July 26, 2000 - InterlicIMF to resume funding Moldova before the end of 2000...
July 26, 2000 - InterlicIMF giving high Praise to Actions by Moldovan Government...

July 26, 2000 - InfotagIMF forecasts 5 percent GDP growth for 2001...

July 26, 2000 - Basa-Press: IMF, Moldova could sign new credit agreement in October...

July 26, 2000 - Reuters: The IMF expects Moldova's GDP to grow by 5% in 2001 after a 7% fall this year...  

July 25, 2000 - Basa-Press: New IMF programmes for Moldova to aim at concrete reform results...

July 12, 2000 - Basa-Press: IMF mission is coming to Chisinau on Wednesday...

July 10, 2000 - IMF Press Statement: An International Monetary Fund mission is expected to visit Chisinau on July 12-26...

June 9, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Interview to "Jurnalul National" Newspaper: "Good governance is vital for growth and economic development"

April 25, 2000 - Reuters: Moldovan leader hopes for new IMF programme

April 19, 2000 - IMF Press Statement: IMF will not be able to recommend to its Executive Board a resumption of Fund lending...

April 17, 2000 - Reuters: Moldova vote puts IMF loans, government in danger

April 11, 2000 - Reuters: Moldova passes tight budget, govt hopes for loans

January 28, 2000 - Hassan Al-Atrash: Speech at the CISR round table "Burning Issues of the Economic Policy for 2000"  


November 24, 1999 - IMF Press Statement: "There have been a number of questions from the media recently concerning the relationship between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Republic of Moldova..."

October 8, 1999 - IMF Country Report Republic of Moldova: Recent Economic Developments is available

October 7, 1999 - Mark Horton: Interview in FLUX Newspaper "Lack of a national consensus continues to generate many problems and doctrinaire misunderstandings"  

August 23, 1999 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF concludes Article IV consultation with Moldova...  

August 6, 1999 - IMF News Brief: IMF Executive Board completes fourth review under the Extended Fund Arrangement for Moldova...  

July 29, 1999 - Republic of Moldova: Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies for 1999 was posted on IMF's web site  

July 8, 1999 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission to Moldova during July 12-19, 1999...  

April 22, 1999 - IMF Press Statement: IMF mission to Moldova during April 28-May 13, 1999...  

February 6, 1999 - Mark Horton: Interview to BASA-Press News Agency "Ciubuc's resignation was not anything surprising"  

January 16, 1999 - Mark Horton: Interview to BASA-Press News Agency "IMF-Moldova relationships are the best ever"  

January 6, 1999 - IMF Press Statement: The Board of Directors of the IMF on January 4, 1999, approved the completion of the third review of Moldova's three-year, Extended Fund Facility program and disbursement of SDR 25 million...  


November 10, 1998 - IMF Press Statement: A visiting IMF mission led by Mr. Richard Haas reached provisional agreement on November 10, 1998 with the Government and National Bank of Moldova on a memorandum of economic policies for the remainder of 1998 and the first half of 1999...  

October 12, 1998 - Mark Horton: Interview to BASA-Press News Agency “Major problem of Moldova's energy sector is improvement of its administration”  

September 26, 1998 - Mark Horton: Interview to BASA-Press News Agency "Expo-Business-Chisinau is a load for Мoldova's budget"  

August 6, 1998 - IMF Country Report Republic of Moldova: Recent Economic Developments is available

June 2, 1998 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Mission to visit Chisinau during June 4-18, 1998...  

May 27, 1998 - IMF Public Information Notice: IMF concludes Article IV consultation with Moldova...  

May 4, 1998 - IMF Press Statement: Mr. John Odling-Smee, the Director of the European II Department of the International Monetary Fund, will visit Chisinau during May 7-9, 1998 to hold discussions with the Moldovan authorities...  

January 26, 1998 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Mission to Arrive in Chisinau on Wednesday, January 28...  


October 31, 1997 - IMF Press Statement: An IMF team led by Mr. David Owen, Deputy Chief of the Southern Division of the Fund's EU II Department and IMF Mission Chief for Moldova, yesterday concluded its mission in Chisinau to review of economic and financial developments during the first three quarters of 1997...  

October 16, 1997 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Mission Arrives in Chisinau today for two-week visit...  

July 17, 1997 - IMF Press Statement: The Executive Board of the IMF on July 16 considered performance of the Republic of Moldova under its Extended Fund Facility arrangement and approved disbursement of the third tranche under the arrangement in an amount of SDR 15 million...  

April 25, 1997 - IMF Press Statement: IMF Mission to Chisinau: Moldova's economic performance has improved; structural reforms must be accelerated and caution displayed on external debt...  

October 16, 1996 - IMF Press Statement: A mission from the IMF will visit Chisinau during October 17-31 to review recent economic developments and to assess financial performance and implementation of structural reforms in connection with the 3-year extended arrangement...  

May 20, 1996 - IMF Press Release: IMF approves EFF credit for the Republic of Moldova...  

July 11, 1995 - IMF Press Release: Republic of Moldova accepts Article VIII obligations...  

March 22, 1995 - IMF Press Release: IMF approves Stand-by credit for the Republic of Moldova...