1976 - United Kingdom receives an IMF bailout of $1.84bn [GALLO/GETTY];*;1978 - Greece receives an IMF bailout package of an undetermined amount. The drachma, Greece(***)s local currency, was replaced by the euro in 2002 [GALLO/GETTY];*;1982 - Mexico receives an IMF bailout of $8.25bn [GALLO/GETTY];*;1991 - India is bailed out by IMF for approximately $6bn [EPA) ;*;1994 - Mexico receives a bailout of $50bn [EPA];*;1996 - $10.6bn bailout to Russia from the IMF [EPA];*;1997 - During the Asian financial crisis South Korea received $55bn. Anti-IMF protests are held over a decade later [GALLO/GETTY];*;1997 - $20.9bn combined bailout to Thailand during the Asian financial crisis [EPA];*;1997 - $23bn bailout to Indonesia during the Asian financial crisis [GALLO/GETTY];*;1998 - Brazil receives a $41bn bailout [GALLO/GETTY] ;*;1998 - $22.6bn in loans given to Russia, but according to the Heritage Foundation, the IMF conducted an inadequate risk assessment concering Russia [EPA];*;2001 - Argentina receives an IMF bailout of $48bn [GALLO/GETTY];*;2002 - Brazil receives an approximately $10bn bailout [GALLO/GETTY];*;2008 - Seychelles receives a $26mn bailout [EPA];*;2008 - Iceland receives a $6bn bailout [GALLO/GETTY];*;2008 - Hungary receives a $25.1bn bailout [GALLO/GETTY];*;2010 - $15.1bn bailout for Ukraine [GALLO/GETTY] ;*;2010 - Greece receives a $146bn bailout from the IMF and EU [GALLO/GETTY];*;2010 - Joint EU/IMF programme for Ireland - $32.1bn provided by IMF as part of a $121.4bn rescue package [GALLO/GETTY];*;2011 - Portugal receives bailout a $110bn [GALLO/GETTY];*;2011 - The IMF approves $2.23bn in new assistance to Ireland [GALLO/GETTY]
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