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SATURDAY, APRIL 16 WASHINGTON - World Bank hosts discussion on “State of the Africa Region” - 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON - IMF hosts discussion on “The Evolving Role of China in the Global Economy” - 1930 GMT. WASHINGTON - African finance ministers press briefing - 1500 GMT. Swaziland Finance Minister Martin Dlamini and Somalia Finance Minister Mohamed Adan Ibrahim to attend. WASHINGTON - International Monetary and Financial Committee press conference at the IMF headquarters - 1700 GMT.
SUNDAY, APRIL 17 WASHINGTON - IMF holds “Fiscal Forum 2016: Strengthening the International Tax System” - 1300 GMT. Speakers: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson. WASHINGTON - World Bank hosts discussion on “A New Vision for Financing Development”. Speakers: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan and Ghana Finance Minister Seth Terkper - 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - IMF holds discussion on “Digital Disruptions to the Financial System: Opportunities and Threats” - Panel 1 - Fintech - 1400 GMT. IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton and Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins to speak. WASHINGTON - IMF holds discussion on “Digital Disruptions to the Financial System: Opportunities and Threats” - Panel 2 - Cyber Security. U.S. Department of the Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin to speak - 1400 GMT. MONDAY, APRIL 18 NEW YORK - Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan speak at a lecture at Columbia University - 2215 GMT. TUESDAY, APRIL 19 SEJONG - South Korean Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho will hold a press briefing in Sejong to mark his 100th day in office. SEOUL - Bank of Korea monetary policy meeting, to announce interest rates - 0100 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 JAKARTA - Indonesia central bank board of governors meeting (to April 21). ANKARA - Turkey central bank’s monetary policy meeting - 1100 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 21 PRAGUE - Joint European Central Bank and Czech National Bank conference on “Productivity and external rebalancing” (to April 22). Speakers: Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer, European Central Bank Editorial Board Member Filippo di Mauro and Bank of Portugal economist Joao Amador. KIEV - National Bank of Ukraine holds monetary policy meeting - 0700 GMT. JERUSALEM - Bank of Israel announces interest rate decision - 1300 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26 BUDAPEST - Hungarian central bank rate-setting meeting - 1200 GMT. ANKARA - Turkey central bank quarterly inflation report - 0700 GMT. ANKARA - Turkey central bank to release minutes of its April monetary policy committee meeting - 1100 GMT. BRASILIA - Central Bank of Brazil monetary policy meeting (to April 27). WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 TBILISI - National Bank of Georgia holds monetary policy meeting. BRASILIA - Central Bank of Brazil interest rate decision - 2200 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 28 CAIRO - Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy meeting.
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