Central Banking

Indonesia's Ramli to meet IMF's Fischer next week

Indonesia's chief economics minister, who has complained the International Monetary Fund was pushing Jakarta too hard on some reforms, said on Friday Feb 16, 2001 he would meet the IMF's first deputy managing director next week. Rizal Ramli played down the significance of the meeting with Stanley Fischer, planned for early next week in Washington, but it follows a cooling of relations between the embattled government and the IMF.

The IMF, Indonesia's lifeline to the foreign donor community, ha