This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Afghanistan and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Afghanistan and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan: At a Glance

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Afghanistan joined the Fund on July 14, 1955; Article XIV
  • Quota: SDR 161.90 million
  • Outstanding Loans: SDR 96.90 million
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on May 21, 2014 (Country Report 14/128)

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Regional Economic Outlook 

REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

April 2017

A more favorable global environment is helping to improve economic prospects in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) and Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) regions, although growth prospects remain subdued.
To improve growth and boost living standards, countries in the MENAP region face an ongoing need to enact strong and lasting structural reforms, while consolidating their fiscal positions.
While growth is improving in the CCA, growth levels are still half of what they were during the last decade. Like MENAP, the CCA is facing a number of structural reform priorities, including repairs to its vulnerable financial sector.
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