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Presentation of the IMF Regional Economic Outlook (REO)

Presentation of the IMF Regional Economic Outlook (REO)

On October 26th, presentation of the IMF Regional Economic Outlook (REO) by Juha Kähkönen, Deputy Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund will be held at the Eurasian Economic Commission.

Large external shocks, including lower commodity prices and slowdown in key trading partners, including Russia and China, has weakened economic growth prospects and raised vulnerabilities in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) Region.

In the framework of the above mentioned presentation the following questions will be addressed:

- What are the challenges and policy tradeoffs facing policy makers?

- What would be the appropriate fiscal, monetary and exchange rate policies?

- How are the banking sectors faring?

- Which structural reforms are essential for medium-term growth and job creation?

Presentation begins at 11 am.

Venue: Conference Room (4th Floor, No. 408) 3/5 Smolensky Boulevard, Moscow.

We invite you to participate in this event.

Please RSVP to Yuliya Rumyantseva by phone +7 (495) 669 24 00 (ext. 4698) or via e-mail rumyanceva@eecommission.org not later than October 23rd, 2015.

Contact person: Ms. Larisa Zelenina, Deputy Head of the Coordination Section, Department of Macroeconomic Policy, phone: +7 (495) 669-24-00, ext. 46-55,