This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Iraq, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Iraq and IMF, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Iraq.

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Iraq: At a Glance

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Iraq joined the Fund on December 27, 1945; Article XIV
  • Quota: SDR 1,188.40 million
  • Outstanding Loans: SDR 1,069.56 million
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on August 18, 2015

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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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