OPPORTUNITIES OF THE ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE IMF AND
During the Annual Meetings of the International
Monetary Fund and World Bank, held in
Tokyo, Japan, from October 9 to 14 this year, the Governor of the National Bank
Mr. Dorin Drăguţanu and the First Deputy Governor, Mr. Marin Moloşag, as the
respectively the Alternate Governor of the IMF from the Republic of Moldova, had
bilateral meetings with representatives of international financial institutions.
These included meetings with the IMF Deputy Managing Director, Ms. Nemat Shafik,
who represents the Republic of Moldova at the IMF, and with the IMF Executive
Menno Snel, as well as with the European Department Director, Mr. Reza Moghadam
European Department Deputy Director, Mr. Aasim M. Husain. The discussions
current global economic situation, the economic situation of the Republic of
Moldova and the
prospects thereof, the realization of the IMF program and new aspects of
consultations have also referred to the mission that will assess the
implementation of the IMF
program, which will visit the Republic of Moldova in November 2012.
During the meeting with the Managing Director of the EBRD for Turkey, Eastern
Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Mr. Olivier Descamps, were also addressed:
macroeconomic process in the Republic of Moldova, the situation of the banking
projects implemented by EBRD and opportunities for collaboration.
Another important part of the event in Tokyo was the meetings of the NBM
the governors of central banks. These meetings gave the opportunity to exchange
ideas on topics
of common interest, such as the global macroeconomic environment, financial
developments and associated risks, prospects of the regulation and supervision
of the European
banking system and others.
Additionally, the Moldovan delegation attended the meeting to celebrate the
Dutch Constituency, of which the Republic of Moldova is part of, with that of
Luxembourg. The new Constituency of the Netherlands and Belgium is now the
fourth largest in
the IMF as by the voting power. The first three positions are held by the USA,
Japan and China.
of the National Bank of Moldova