Eight central banks of the Nordic and Baltic countries adopted a joint decision to delegate Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, to represent the region at the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Having assumed his duties as the IMF’s... more

  • Views and Positions on Policy Developments in the International Monetary Fund, The Office of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency, International Monetary Fund, December 2020
  • Views and Positions on Policy Developments in the International Monetary Fund, The Office of the Nordic-... more

The eight countries of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have taken the initiative to engage the IMF to conduct a regional analysis of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) threats and vulnerabilities.

In the context of a voluntary... more


Eesti Pank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have signed a loan agreement under which Eesti Pank is ready to lend up to 380 million euros to the IMF if needed. The actual amount to be lent will become clear at the start of next year, and will probably be less than half of that.

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Eesti Pank this week agreed in principle to lend up to 380 million euros to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if needed. The IMF would only use this credit line in extreme circumstances, once it had exhausted all other sources of funds.

The IMF would be able to use this credit line... more


Estonia, 2019 IMF Article IV Consultation

  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Estonia, January 22, 2020
  • Republic of Estonia: Selected Issues IMF Country Report No. 20/13, January 2020
  • Republic of Estonia: 2019 Article... more

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommends that the government keep the second pension pillar mandatory, as the second pillar complements the first pillar. Eesti Pank shares this opinion.

Drawing on the experience of other countries, the IMF recommends moving forward very carefully... more


From today until 4 November a delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be visiting Estonia to discuss the state of the country’s economy and the economic policies that have been planned or enacted with representatives of the government and private businesses. The two-week long... more


Eesti Pank and the IMF held a joint workshop on pensions on 30 September at the central bank. It featured presentations by experts on pensions who discussed their experiences from Poland, Hungary and Sweden and compared the development of pension systems in different countries. Also speaking at... more


Eesti Pank and the Ministry of Finance are attending the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 9–13 April in Washington. The main topics of the meetings are the slowdown in global economic growth, reduction of risks, and the need to strengthen the resilience of countries.... more

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