Executive Board
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on the Islamic Republic of Iran:

February 24, 2017
December 7, 2015
March 28, 2014
July 20, 2011
February 3, 2010

Article IV Staff Reports

Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 3.3 4.3
Consumer Prices 11.2 11
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Islamic Republic of Iran and the IMF
Updated April 22, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
January 20, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Iran Faces Multiple Challenges as Growth Prospects Brighten
The Islamic Republic of Iran has made progress in improving macroeconomic conditions in a difficult economic environment, said the IMF in its health check of the economy.
October 21, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Low Oil Prices, Conflict Weigh on Middle East’s Prospects
The Middle East and North Africa region continues to see subdued growth, owing to spreading and deepening regional conflict as well as lower oil prices, the IMF said in its latest regional assessment.
November 17, 2014 -- IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority
Improving the efficiency of public infrastructure investment across many oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa and the Caucasus and Central Asia is now more important than ever, a new IMF study says.
April 04, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Iran Presses Ahead with Economic Reforms
The Islamic Republic of Iran has made progress toward stabilizing its economy in recent months, but the country needs to advance comprehensive reforms to lay the basis for a return to growth and create needed jobs, the IMF says.
May 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Global Economy Learns to Absorb Oil Price Hikes
Despite a fourfold increase in oil prices over the past decade, the world has absorbed the price hikes with relatively little disruption due to fundamental changes in the workings of the global economy, and better policies to cope with the rise.
October 24, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Growth Rebounds in Middle East, North Africa
The Middle East and North Africa region is experiencing a robust recovery, aided by rising oil prices and higher oil production levels, a new IMF report says. The Regional Economic Outlook for the area adds that non-oil activity is also projected to pick up, but more gradually.
September 28, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Iran to Cut Oil Subsidies in Energy Reform
The Islamic Republic of Iran has begun eliminating energy subsidies, a move that could transform the way the country's economy works and influence reform in other energy-producing countries, IMF economists say.