The IMF has already voiced its views on Latvia, and is currentlydistributing aid. The IMF also predicts however, that the Lithuanian economywill fall 2 percent in 2009 whereas the state of Lithuania predicts a 1.2 percenteconomic growth.
Outside the Baltics the IMF sees Poland as in the best condition inEaster Europe.
IMF Central Europe head Rosenbergexplains: "Polanddidn't have bubbles like Baltics. Poland is fundamentally in a goodposition."