The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, stressed that the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massa, showed a “strong commitment and drive to achieve the goals of the program, which will remain unchanged,” during the meeting that kept in the city of Washington.

Georgieva affirmed that she had a “very positive” meeting in Washington with Massa, whom she congratulated for “the strong steps that he and his economic team have taken to stabilize the markets and reverse a scenario of high volatility.”

Massa met with Georgieva in the framework of the second review of the agreement reached by Argentina with the multilateral organization. The Economy Minister left the IMF headquarters minutes after 4:00 p.m. Argentine time, 3:00 p.m. in the US capital.

The head of the Palacio de Hacienda was accompanied by the president of the Central Bank, Miguel Pesce; by the Secretary of Economic Programming Policy, Gabriel Rubinstein; the chief adviser to the Ministry, Leonardo Madcur; the head of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) and coordinator of relations with the agencies, Marco Lavagna; and the head of Banco Nación, Silvina Batakis.

Before Massa had met with the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. The minister described as “very good” the meeting he held this afternoon in Washington with Janet Yellen, and her adviser David Lipton, at the agency’s headquarters.