Press conference on relations Moldova - the International currency fund. The head of the commission Nikolay Georgiev and prime minister Vladimir Filat answered questions of journalists. The IMF is ready to give to Moldova of 77 million dollars - the authorities of Moldova have reached agreements from IMF. Our inquiry: the estimated commission of IMF worked in Moldova from February, 2 till February, 16th. The three-year program of IMF with Moldova has been confirmed on January, 29th, 2010 It provides financial support of Moldova in total amount of 369,6 million special rights of loan (СПЗ) (about $574 million), from which 120 million СПЗ (about $180 million) have already been listed republic.
The following tranche of the credit within the limits of the program, at a rate of 50 million СПЗ (about $77 million), will be given Moldova after end of the second review of the program. Half of credit is given by means of the Expanded mechanism of crediting which provides the zero interest rate till the end of 2011, a 5,5-year-old grace period and repayment term in 10 years.
Other sum is given by means of the Mechanism of the expanded financing, which provides the interest rate equal to base rate СПЗ (at present, 1,27 % annual), repayment term in 10 years and a grace period in 4,5 years.