International Monetary Fund


Policy report

9 May 2017

Recommends ways to improve the strength of New Zealand's financial sector and the regulatory framework.

Research report

15 Nov 2016

Australia is transitioning from the mining boom with strong growth and relatively low unemployment, but has not been immune to symptoms of the “new mediocre”. Wage and price pressures are weak, underemployment has risen, and non-mining investment is yet to fully recover. Ensuring the return...

Briefing paper

12 Apr 2016

This report discusses forecasts of global economic development, including that of emerging economies.

The baseline projection for global growth in 2016 is a modest 3.2 percent, broadly in line with last year, and a 0.2 percentage point downward revision relative to the January 2016...

Research report

7 Oct 2015

This report details the progress the world has made towards global development goals and examines the impact of demographic change on achieving these goals.

Executive summary

With 2015 marking the transition from the Millennium to the Sustainable Development Goals, the international community...

Research report

22 Apr 2015

This IMF report projects global economic growth to be 3.5 percent in 2015.


Global growth remains moderate, with uneven prospects across the main countries and regions. It is projected to be 3.5 percent in 2015, in line with forecasts in the...

Research report

12 Feb 2014

Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the 2013 Article IV consultation with Australia, the following documents have been released and are included in this package:

The Staff...

Research report

16 Nov 2012

This report summarizes the findings of the Financial Sector Assessment Program Update for Australia.

Five years after the U.S. sub-prime debacle triggered the global financial crisis (GFC), the Australian economy continues to thrive. Australia is one of the few advanced economies to avoid a...

Research report

22 Oct 2012

This report looks at the various financial trends and problems currently occurring around the world.

The recovery has suffered new setbacks, and uncertainty weighs heavily on the outlook. A key reason is that policies in the major advanced economies have not rebuilt...

Research report

10 Aug 2011

This report describes Australia's economic outlook and stability.

This statement contains the preleminary policy recommendations of the International Monetary Fund following discussiong with Australian authorities and private sector representatives. The discussions focused on the economic policy options to manage risks and make the most...

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