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Projected % Change
   2014  2015
Real GDP 1.3 1.7
Consumer Prices 9.1 8.2
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
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Jamaica and the IMF
Updated June 28, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on June 20, 2014. Listed below are items related to Jamaica, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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February 04, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Approves $1.27 Billion Loan for Jamaica
The IMF approves a $1.27 billion loan to support Jamaica's plan to recover from the effects of mounting government debt, weak economic growth, and the global economic crisis. The Caribbean country’s plan includes a focus on social spending to help the most needy.
January 15, 2010 -- Jamaica -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 15, 2010
PDF File Size: 694Kb
January 14, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Agreement in Principle with Jamaica on a US$1.25 Billion Loan
December 17, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Staff and Jamaica Reach Broad Agreement on the Key Elements of US$1.3 Billion Loan
November 06, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to Jamaica
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 121Kb
December 10, 2008 -- Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of his Visit to Jamaica
December 10, 2008 -- Addressing Global Economic Challenges, Remarks by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, IMF
December 10, 2008 -- IMF Survey: Caribbean Growth Dampened by Global Downturn
Caribbean countries will inevitably be impacted by the global economic turmoil, particularly given the region's close ties to the U.S. economy, resulting in weaker remittances and tourism, IMF Managing Director says.
October 30, 2008 -- Press Release: Three-Day Caribbean Seminar on Unregulated Investment Schemes Opens in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Wednesday October 29, 2008
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 319Kb
June 30, 2008 -- Jamaica: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/198
June 30, 2008 -- Jamaica: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica
Series: Country Report No. 08/199
May 13, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance for Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 207Kb
March 14, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Discussion with Jamaica
February 01, 2008 -- External Tariff Liberalization in CARICOM: A Commodity-Level Analysis
Author/Editor: Sadikov, Azim M.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/33
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
On behalf of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Ireland, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. PDF File Size: 196Kb
May 07, 2007 -- Jamaica: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica
Series: Country Report No. 07/152
May 04, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.

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