RISK SUMMARY: LITHUANIA
- Why Did Forceful Internal Devaluation Fail to Kick-Start Export-Led Growth in Greece? Mitsopoulos, Michael; Pelagidis, Theodore // Challenge (05775132);Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p85
The policies imposed on Greece by the troika of the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Central Bank failed to recognize the low wage share of Greece and to address important existing and new problems. Forcing wages down to make the country's exports...
- Tripoli Gets A Dressing Down From The IMF. // Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor;May2005, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p6
This article reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has delivered its most thorough assessment yet of Libya's economic reform programme, and the news is not good. Economic reform has failed to get much beyond the first hurdle, with Libya's arcane political system stymieing the best...
- Will Madagascar achieve its ambitions? // Market: Africa/Mid-East;Mar2007, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p8
The article assesses the capability of Madagascar to meet the goals set forth in the Madagascar Action Plan (MAP), a document developed by the Office of the President of Madagascar with the help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other non-governmental organizations. The MAP is...
- IMF finds piecemeal approach. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/11/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p29
Reports on the approach to economic reform adopted by the government of Libya based on the Article IV consultations released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on March 8, 2005. Significance of a comprehensive economic reform programme according to the IMF; Information on the two-stage...
- Power of Reform Lies with Internal Factors. Lee Jae-min // Korea Focus;Winter2006, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p53
The author comments on the use of outside pressure to create economic reform in South Korea. He informs that the government used the demands of the International Monetary Fund and the U.S. for domestic reforms. He observes that restructuring process under outside pressure allowed financial...
- IMF, EU to start talks with Romania on new aid deal July 17. // Regional Today;07/11/2013, p4
The article reports that a joint mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission will visit Romania from July 17, 2013 to negotiate the terms of a new aid deal to be decided on October 15, noting that the country concluded an IMF-led aid deal in June.
- International lenders will return to Greece in late September. // Regional Today;9/5/2014, p2
The article reports that international lending companies European Commission, European Central bank and International Monetary Fund will study reform progress under the adjustment program in Greece in September 2014.
- Necessary Reform? Cooper, Richard N. // Harvard International Review;Winter2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p52
In this article, the author considers whether the economic crisis could have been averted if the International Monetary Fund (IMF) implemented his ideas for governance reform in 2007. He gives suggestions for reforming the IMF in the future. He reminds that the IMF is constrained by the...
- IMF completes first Article IV. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/31/2003, Vol. 47 Issue 44, p26
Reports on the publication of the findings of the first article IV consultations conducted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with Tripoli, Libya. Reform proposal in economic policy offered by the Libyan government; Economic indicators of Libya; Longer-term recommendations of the IMF.