Monday June 18, 2018 20:45

STATEMENT Press Releases

STATEMENT OF MR. CHRISTOPHER FIX, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific for CME Group. Stcoks—18 Jun 18

The senior management team of MTS; Members of the media; Ladies and gentlemen; Esteemed guests. It is my pleasure to be here today, to be invited by MTS Gold Group to officiate and to deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the MTS Global Trading

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of a Meeting with BEAC Governor Abbas Mahamat Tolli Stcoks—15 Jun 18

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The IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde met today with Mr. Abbas Mahamat Tolli, Governor of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), and other high-level officials of BEAC.

The meeting was an occasion for an open and cordial discussion on progress under the strategy adopted by the BEAC and the Banking Commission (COBAC) to support the adjustment efforts undertaken by CEMAC member states in response to the sharp decline in oil prices in 2014. This effort is currently underpinned by IMF-supported programs in four of the six CEMAC countries.

"Governor Tolli and I discussed the strong measures adopted by the BEAC to support external stability —tighter monetary policy, the elimination of direct monetary financing of budgets, and ambitious reforms to strengthen and modernize the BEAC's governance and operations — and on the need for continued supportive policies by BEAC. We also touched upon important reforms undertaken by COBAC to strengthen the stability of the financial sector. All of these efforts contributed to stopping the decline in BEAC's official reserves in 2017.

"Governor Tolli and I emphasized the critical importance of CEMAC country authorities steadfastly implementing the policies and reforms, and achieving the fiscal objectives set in the IMF-supported programs, w

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Welcomes Argentina Governments Economic Policy Stcoks—14 Jun 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today on the Argentina government's Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic Policies requesting a US$50 billion Stand-by Arrangement

IMF Statement on Ecuador Stcoks—12 Jun 18

Staff from the IMF met with Minister of the Economy and Finance, Richard Martinez; the general manager of the Central Bank, Veronica Artola; the Minister of Oil, Mining and Energy, Carlos Perez; and the Vice Minister of Economy, Santiago Caviedes in

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Barbados Stcoks—08 Jun 18

At the request of the newly elected Government of Barbados, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Bert van Selm visited Bridgetown on June 5-7, to have discussions on economic policies and possible IMF financial support of the government's

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Meeting with Honduras President Juan Stcoks—07 Jun 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today after meeting with Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernández: "It was a pleasure to meet President Hernández today. We

IMF Statement on Negotiations with Argentina Stcoks—05 Jun 18

Mr. Alejandro Werner, the IMF's Director of the Western Hemisphere department, made the following statement today regarding the negotiations between IMF staff and the Argentine government on Fund financial support for their economic plan. "IMF staff and

APHR Statement on Malaysian ElectionOn General—11 May 18

On behalf of the membership of ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), we offer our heartfelt congratulations to the Malaysian people on a historic election. Despite irregularities and other challenges that prevented the vote from being a fully

International Monetary Fund Statement on Argentina Stcoks—15 May 18

Gerry Rice, the International Monetary Fund's spokesperson, made the following statement today: "IMF staff are continuing discussions with the Argentine authorities toward a Fund-supported program. Our shared goal is to reach a rapid conclusion of these

Statement by the IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang at the Conclusion of a Visit to Stcoks—16 May 18

Mr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited Tashkent on May 12-14, 2018. During his visit, Mr. Zhang met with the authorities and representatives of the private sector. The discussions focused on the latest

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the Korean Governments Decision to Disclose Stcoks—18 May 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today: "I welcome the Korean government's decision to publish data on foreign exchange intervention. It delivers a strong message about

World Bank Statement on Meetings with Pakistan on the Indus Waters Stcoks—23 May 18

Washington, May 22, 2018 - Senior World Bank officials met on May 21-22 with a delegation from the Government of Pakistan at their request to discuss issues regarding the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities within the Treaty to seek an amicable

ESMO Emphasises Importance of Cancer on Global Health Agenda at WHA Heathcare—25 May 18

At the World Health Assembly in Geneva, ESMO delivered two statements positioning cancer as a priority on the WHO global agenda. (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/696385/WHA_Global_Health_Agenda.jpg ) ESMO advocated the strengthening of health

Takata Airbag Special Master/Trustee Announces The Launch Of The Claim Process For Personal Automotive—31 May 18

The following statement is being issued by Professor Eric D. Green, Special Master for the Department of Justice's Takata Airbag Individual Restitution Fund and the Trustee of the Tort Compensation Trust Fund Created in the Takata Bankruptcy

IMF Statement on Tunisia Stcoks—31 May 18

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team, led by Bjoern Rother, visited Tunisia from May 17–30 to discuss the authorities' policy plans under the Third Review of Tunisia's economic reform program supported by a four-year IMF Extended Fund

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Uganda Stcoks—01 Jun 18

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's

Statement by the IMFs Managing Director on Argentina Stcoks—09 May 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, made following statement in Washington D.C. today: "Argentina is a valued member of the International Monetary Fund. I very much welcome President Macri's statement today and

Statement of Wind Energy Holding Co. Ltd Relating to Recent Press Coverage Energy—04 May 18

Wind Energy Holding Co. Ltd (WEH) notes recent press coverage relating to the Narongdej family. The matter is a personal dispute related to a WEH board member as name specific in the news. As such, it has no impact on the day-to-day running, financing,

Statement by the IMF Executive Board on Venezuela Stcoks—03 May 18

"On May 2, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met to consider the issue of Venezuela's provision of core macroeconomic data to the Fund. The Board noted that adequate data provision was an essential first step to

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Her Participation in the Paris Conference Stcoks—27 Apr 18

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today in Paris following her participation in the ministerial conference "No money for terror. Terrorism financing: the other war against

African Consultative Group Meeting: Statement by the Chairman of the African Caucus and the Stcoks—23 Apr 18

Governor Tarek Amer, Chairman of the African Caucus, and Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), co-chaired the African Consultative Group meeting today at the IMF Headquarters. They issued the following