( Cihan ) - he International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission is set to arrive in Turkey this week for 6th review talks of a three-year stand-by arrangement.
Headed by the IMF Turkey Desk Chief Lorenzo Giorgianni, the IMF delegation will arrive in Istanbul on Thursday to hold talks with representatives of the private sector in Istanbul and start official talks in Ankara on March 5.
In addition to the sixth review of the current stand-by program, the IMF team will also carry out Article 4 consultation.
During the 6th review talks, the IMF officials will discuss budget outturns of 2006, monetary and fiscal policies for 2007 and latest macroeconomic expectations with Turkish officials.
The IMF has already completed the first five reviews of the Turkish economy as part of its $10 billion IMF loan deal with Turkey .