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

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Lebanon: At a Glance

  • Lebanon joined the Fund on April 14, 1947
  • Quota: SDR 266.40 million
  • Outstanding Purchases and Loans: Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance SDR 15.86 million
  • Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director; July 17, 2015 (Country Report 15/190

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Office Activities


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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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