The IMF mission starts its discussions in Israel tomorrow, 28 November

27.11.2007
 
The IMF mission starts its discussions in Israel tomorrow, 28 November.
 
The mission will submit its initial report to the Governor of the Bank of Israel and to the Minister of Finance on 10 December.
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The annual mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Israel will begin its discussions in Israel with a meeting tomorrow, Wednesday November 28, with the Governor and management of the Bank of Israel. The mission consists of six economists and is headed by J?rg Decressin, Division Chief, IMF European Department.
As in past years, the mission will meet with leading figures in Israel's public and private sectors, including the Governor and senior personnel of the Bank of Israel, the Minister of Finance and senior Ministry personnel, senior officials from other government ministries, banks, the Manufacturers Association, the Histadrut Labor Federation, and academics.
At the end of its visit to Israel, on 10 December 2007, the mission will submit its initial report to the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Israel. This will be followed by the detailed annual report compiled in Washington, which will be submitted to the Executive Board of the IMF, as occurs with every member country of the Fund.
The IMF reports are widely distributed and arouse great interest in the world money markets, and they affect the rating of economies reviewed and the recommendations of banks world wide regarding investments in Israel.