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Jordan and the IMF
Updated September 28, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (2) | Article IV Staff Reports (7) | IMF Survey Online (10) | IMFC Statements (1) | Interim Committee Statements (1) | Issues Briefs (1) | Letters of Intent (11) | MCD Country Notes (1) | Mission Concluding Statements (9) | News Briefs (7) | Press Releases (35) | Public Information Notices (10) | Publications (50) | Speeches (9) | Statements at Donor Meetings (1) | Transcripts (10) | Views & Commentaries (4) | Other (7) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Michel Marto, Governor of the IMF for Jordan, on behalf of the Arab Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Mahfoudh Ould Mohamed Ali, Governor of the IMF for Mauritania on behalf of the Arab Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
June 09, 2014 -- Jordan: 2014 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Applicability of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Press Releases; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan
Series: Country Report No. 14/152
May 22, 2012 -- Jordan: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/119
September 20, 2010 -- Jordan: 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report and Public Information Notice
Series: Country Report No. 10/297
May 21, 2009 -- Jordan: 2009 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan
Series: Country Report No. 09/159
August 22, 2008 -- Jordan: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 08/290
March 26, 2007 -- Jordan: 2006 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 07/128
May 04, 2004 -- Jordan: 2004 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan
Series: Country Report No. 04/122
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IMF Survey Online
September 24, 2014 -- New IMF Survey : IMF Loan to Help Yemen Tackle Reforms, Attract Aid
On September 2, the IMF approved a $553 million loan for Yemen to support the country’s plans to strengthen fiscal and external positions, boost growth, and fight poverty by reducing inefficient fuel subsidies, improving governance, and increasing monthly allowances paid by the Social Welfare Fund.
May 16, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Jobs, Growth, Fairness Top List of Priorities for Arab Countries
Tackling youth unemployment and reorienting public spending to promote inclusive growth are two of the most urgent priorities for the Arab countries in transition, participants told a regional conference in Amman, Jordan.
May 06, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Mideast Growth Outlook to Improve Overall, Bold Reforms Still Needed
Economic growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) is expected to strengthen this year, but weak confidence and, in some cases, large public deficits continue to pose risks to this outlook, the IMF said in its latest regional assessment.
April 29, 2014 -- IMF Survey : The Mideast: Achieving Fast and Fair Growth
Making strides in economic transformation has become increasingly important as the Arab Countries in Transition—Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen—continue to chart their political paths, says Masood Ahmed, IMF Middle East Department Director in an interview.
April 16, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Promotes Debate on Economic Change in the Middle East
Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) need resolute policy actions to lift growth, create jobs, promote fairness, and diversify their economies, says the IMF.
April 12, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Policy-Steering Body Aims for Balanced, Job-Rich Global Economy
The IMFC stressed that countries should shift their focus from the short term to the medium term, with special emphasis on carrying out structural reforms that will support sustainable, balanced, and job-rich growth.
August 03, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Jordan Gets $2.0 Billion IMF Loan to Support Economy
The IMF Executive Board has approved a $2.05 billion loan for Jordan to give the country time to correct budgetary and balance of payments imbalances while maintaining social stability
May 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Costly Mideast Subsidies Need Better Targeting
Well-intended energy and food price subsidies are increasingly weighing on government budgets and debt levels across the Middle East and North Africa and are not necessarily the most efficient way to channel aid to the most vulnerable, participants at a recent IMF seminar said.
April 04, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Students Debate Strauss-Kahn on Middle-East Issues
The IMF should play a more active role in promoting job growth and strengthening private sector development in the Middle East and North Africa said young people from the region during a televised debate with IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
March 31, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Students Spotlight Unemployment Issues in Mideast
What to do about youth unemployment is expected to take center stage when a diverse group of students from the Middle East and North Africa meet with IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn for a town hall meeting to discuss key issues facing the region.
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 154Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by The Honorable Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank, of the United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 129Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 331Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al-Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 331Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Ministry of Finance, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 415Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 346Kb
October 04, 2009 -- Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 292Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the H.E. Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 333Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 287Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan N. Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 187Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 38Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency, Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 37Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency, Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi, Governor of the United Arab Emirates Central Bank
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 579Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency, Mohamed K. Khirbash, Minister of State for Finance and Industry, Ministry of Finance and Industry, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 559Kb
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by His Excellency Mohamed K. Khirbash Minister of State for Finance and Industry Ministry of Finance and Industry, United Arab Emirates, International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting, September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by The Honorable Sultan Nasser Al-Suwaidi Governor United Arab Emirates, Interim Committee Meeting, September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Kingdom of Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates and Republic of Yemen
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Issues Briefs
August 15, 2003 -- The IMF and the Middle East and North Africa-- An IMF Issues Brief
The IMF actively supports countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in adopting economic policies and reforms aimed at achieving stronger economic performance and higher living standards.
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Letters of Intent
October 29, 2013 -- Jordan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 29, 2013
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March 27, 2013 -- Jordan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 27, 2013
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September 23, 2012 -- Jordan -- Letter of Intent, September 23, 2012
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June 15, 2004 -- Jordan -- Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, June 15, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 16, 2004 -- Jordan-- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 16, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 19, 2003 -- Jordan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 19, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 18, 2002 -- Jordan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 18, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 15, 2002 -- Jordan Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, April 15, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 07, 2001 -- Jordan Letter of Intent, Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 7, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
July 04, 2000 -- Jordan Letter of Intent and Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies for 2000, July 4, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 28, 1999 -- Jordan Letter of Intent, August 28, 1999 -- Updated
This Letter of Intent of the government of Jordan describes the policies that Jordan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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MCD Country Notes
September 30, 2013 -- IMF Program Note on Jordan
Program Note on Jordan
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Mission Concluding Statements
December 20, 2010 -- Jordan— Aide-Mémoire for the 2010 Staff Visit Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 21, 2010 -- Jordan—2010 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
December 13, 2009 -- Jordan—Aide-Mémoire for the Staff Visit Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 16, 2009 -- Jordan--2009 Article IV Consultation: Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 19, 2008 -- Jordan--Aide-Mémoire for the Staff Visit Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 11, 2008 -- Jordan -- 2008 Article IV Consultation, Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
July 25, 2007 -- Jordan -- Aide-Mémoire for the Staff Visit Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
April 30, 2007 -- Jordan -- Aide-Mémoire for the Fifth Post-Program Monitoring (PPM) Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 30, 2006 -- Jordan -- Concluding Statement for the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
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News Briefs
April 30, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Approves US$77 Million Disbursement to Jordan
April 12, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Approves Extension of Arrangement with Jordan
August 29, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Approves US$39 Million Disbursement to Jordan
July 25, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Approves US$20 Million Disbursement to Jordan
October 06, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Approves 10.66 Million SDR Outlay to Jordan
February 07, 1999 -- News Brief: Camdessus Offers Condolences on Death of H.M. King of Jordan
August 21, 1996 -- News Brief: IMF Statement on Jordan
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Other
April 16, 2014 -- Arab Countries in Transition - An Update on Economic Outlook and Key Challenges
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Transition economies | Cross country analysis
October 10, 2013 -- Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting, Arab Countries in Transition: Economic Oulook and Key Challenges for Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen; October 10, 2013
October 08, 2013 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Transition economies | Cross country analysis
April 19, 2013 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Secretary's Memorandum to Executive Board
October 13, 2012 -- Arab Countries in Transition: Economic Outlook and Key Challenges; Notes Prepared by Staff of the International Monetary Fund for the Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting October 12, 2012 Tokyo
October 09, 2012 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Political economy | Transition economies | Cross country analysis
April 20, 2012 -- Middle East and North Africa - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges - Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting
Subject: Regional Economic Outlook | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Middle East | North Africa | Political economy | Economic growth | Fiscal risk
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Press Releases
September 28, 2014 -- New Press Release: IMF Staff Statement at the End of a Review Mission to Jordan
June 23, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Jordan
May 12, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of Her Visit to Jordan and the Regional Conference in Amman
May 07, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
May 05, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Visit Morocco, Jordan and Participate in a High-Level Conference in Amman
April 29, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation
April 11, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Launches a New Study on Economic Transformation in Arab Countries in Transition
April 04, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Jordan and Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement
March 13, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF, Jordan, and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Host Regional Conference in Amman, May 11-12
February 13, 2014 -- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan
December 19, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Jordan
November 08, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan
October 12, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Completion of Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan
July 16, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik after a Meeting with Jordan’s Minister of Finance and Governor of the Central Bank
April 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan and Approves US$385 Million Disbursement
March 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the Completion of the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan
March 06, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik at the Conclusion of Her Visit to Jordan
December 26, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Jordan
August 03, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 2 billion Stand-By Arrangement for Jordan
July 25, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Jordan on its Request to Support a National Reform Program Through a Stand-By Arrangement
February 07, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2012 Article IV Mission to Jordan
January 19, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan
April 04, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of His Visit to the Kingdom of Jordan
January 28, 2010 -- Press Release: Jordan Subscribes to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard
August 10, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Jordan
November 10, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement on the Bombings in Amman, Jordan
July 06, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan
April 02, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Jordan's Stand-By Arrangement
July 11, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review of Jordan's Stand-By Arrangement, Approves US$30 Million Disbursement
July 03, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$113 Million Stand-by Credit for Jordan
April 16, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves EFF and CCFF Credits for Jordan
February 11, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves an Augmentation of the EFF for Jordan
February 09, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Three-Year Credit for Jordan
March 02, 1995 -- Press Release: Jordan Accepts Article VIII Obligations
February 13, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Augmentation of EFF Credit to Jordan
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Public Information Notices
April 20, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 17, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 15, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 19, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 22, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 23, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 05, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation, Post-Program Monitoring Discussions, and Ex Post Assessment with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 10, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Post-Program Monitoring Discussions with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 28, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 03, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Jordan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
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Publications
July 25, 2014 -- Middle East Transitions: A Long, Hard Road
Author/Editor: Shahid Yusuf
Series: Working Paper No. 14/135
June 09, 2014 -- Jordan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/153
December 19, 2013 -- Jordan: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 13/368
July 03, 2013 -- Basel Capital Requirements and Credit Crunch in the MENA Region
Author/Editor: Sami Ben Naceur | Magda E. Kandil
Series: Working Paper No. 13/160
May 23, 2013 -- Jordan: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan
Series: Country Report No. 13/130
May 15, 2013 -- Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region: A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers
Author/Editor: Gray, Simon | Karam, Philippe
Series: Departmental Paper No. 13/1
March 13, 2013 -- The Economics of Political Transitions: Implications for the Arab Spring
Author/Editor: Khandelwal, Padamja | Roitman, Agustin
Series: Working Paper No. 13/69
December 27, 2012 -- Jordan: Request for a Stand-By Arrangement—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Request for Modification of Performance Criteria; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan.
Series: Country Report No. 12/343
May 22, 2012 -- Jordan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/120
December 01, 2011 -- Oil Prices, External Income, and Growth: Lessons from Jordan
Author/Editor: Mohaddes, Kamiar | Raissi, Mehdi
Series: Working Paper No. 11/291
February 01, 2011 -- An Estimated Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model of the Jordanian Economy
Author/Editor: Beidas-Strom, Samya | Poghosyan, Tigran
Series: Working Paper No. 11/28
February 01, 2011 -- What Drives the Performance of Selected MENA Banks? A Meta-Frontier Analysis
Author/Editor: Ben Naceur, Sami | Ben-Khedhiri, Hichem | Casu, Barbara
Series: Working Paper No. 11/34
November 01, 2010 -- Slowdown of Credit Flows in Jordan in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis: Supply or Demand Driven?
Author/Editor: Poghosyan, Tigran
Series: Working Paper No. 10/256
October 01, 2009 -- The Liquidity and Liquidity Distribution Effects in Emerging Markets: The Case of Jordan
Author/Editor: Vandenbussche, Jérôme | Blazsek, Szabolcs | Watt, Stanley
Series: Working Paper No. 09/228
September 01, 2009 -- Monetary Policy and the Central Bank in Jordan
Author/Editor: Maziad, Samar
Series: Working Paper No. 09/191
August 22, 2008 -- Jordan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/291
August 10, 2007 -- Jordan: Fifth Post-Program Monitoring Discussions - Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration
Series: Country Report No. 07/284
May 01, 2007 -- Jordan's International Reserve Position: Justifiably Strong
Author/Editor: Chami, Saade | McGettigan, Donal | Watt, Stanley
Series: Working Paper No. 07/103
November 01, 2006 -- The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies: Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Coady, David | El-Said, Moataz | Gillingham, Robert | Kpodar, Kangni | Medas, Paulo A. | Newhouse, David Locke
Series: Working Paper No. 06/247
November 01, 2006 -- To Smooth or Not to Smooth - The Impact of Grants and Remittances on the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in Jordan
Author/Editor: Saadi-Sedik, Tahsin | Petri, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 06/257
August 01, 2006 -- The Jordanian Stock Market--Should You Invest in it for Risk Diversification or Performance?
Author/Editor: Saadi-Sedik, Tahsin | Petri, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 06/187
May 01, 2006 -- Altruism and Workers' Remittances: Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia
Author/Editor: Bouhga-Hagbe, Jacques
Series: Working Paper No. 06/130
April 06, 2006 -- IEO Report on the Evaluation of IMF Support to Jordan
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office
Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports
February 01, 2006 -- The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Jordan
Author/Editor: Poddar, Tushar | Sab, Randa | Khachatryan, Hasmik
Series: Working Paper No. 06/48
January 18, 2006 -- Jordan: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 06/21
May 01, 2005 -- Is the Middle East and North Africa Region Achieving Its Trade Potential?
Author/Editor: Söderling, Ludvig
Series: Working Paper No. 05/90
March 15, 2005 -- Jordan: Post-Program Monitoring Discussions--Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Consideration
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.
Series: Country Report No. 05/100
September 03, 2004 -- Jordan: Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/287
June 01, 2004 -- The Quality Effect: Does Financial Liberalization Improve the Allocation of Capital?
Author/Editor: Abiad, Abdul | Oomes, Nienke | Ueda, Kenichi
Series: Working Paper No. 04/112
May 04, 2004 -- Jordan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/121
February 10, 2004 -- Jordan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module--Update
Series: Country Report No. 04/32
January 01, 2004 -- How Private Creditors Fared in Emerging Debt Markets, 1970-2000
Author/Editor: Klingen, Christoph | Weder, Beatrice | Zettelmeyer, Jeromin
Series: Working Paper No. 04/13
August 01, 2003 -- Estimating Indexes of Coincident and Leading Indicators: An Application to Jordan
Author/Editor: Mongardini, Joannes | Saadi-Sedik, Tahsin
Series: Working Paper No. 03/170
June 01, 2003 -- Exchange Rate Regime Considerations for Jordan and Lebanon
Author/Editor: Bhattacharya, Rina
Series: Working Paper No. 03/137
October 16, 2002 -- Jordan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 02/227
April 01, 2002 -- Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries: Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential
Author/Editor: Nashashibi, Karim A.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/67
April 01, 2002 -- Fiscal Revenues in South Mediterranean Arab Countries: Vulnerabilities and Growth Potential
Author/Editor: Nashashibi, Karim A.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/67
February 01, 2002 -- The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth: A Survey of Selected MENA Countries
Author/Editor: Erbas, S. Nuri | Nothaft, Frank E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/17
February 01, 2002 -- The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth: A Survey of Selected MENA Countries
Author/Editor: Erbas, S. Nuri | Nothaft, Frank E.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/17
October 01, 2001 -- Trade in the Mashreq: An Empirical Examination
Author/Editor: Blavy, Rodolphe
Series: Working Paper No. 01/163
October 01, 2001 -- Trade in the Mashreq: An Empirical Examination
Author/Editor: Blavy, Rodolphe
Series: Working Paper No. 01/163
March 01, 1999 -- Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth - Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia
Author/Editor: Domaç, Ilker | Shabsigh, Ghiath
Series: Working Paper No. 99/40
August 01, 1998 -- Impact of European Union Association Agreements on Mediterranean Countries
Author/Editor: Ghesquière, Henri C.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/116
April 08, 1997 -- Jordan-Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/16
May 20, 1996 -- Jordan - Strategy for Adjustment and Growth
Author/Editor: Maciejewski, Edouard | Mansur, Ahsan
Series: Occasional Paper No. 136
June 01, 1995 -- Informational Efficiency in Developing Equity Markets
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | McDermott, C. John
Series: Working Paper No. 95/58
June 01, 1995 -- Jordan - Background Information on Selected Aspects of Adjustment and Growth Strategy
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/97
Notes: This background paper on Jordan was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country.
August 01, 1991 -- Jordan - Restructuring Public Expenditures and Protecting the Poor
Author/Editor: Ahmad, Ehtisham
Series: Working Paper No. 91/82
September 15, 1987 -- Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987
Author/Editor: El-Naggar, Saíd
September 15, 1987 -- Adjustment Policies and Development Strategies in the Arab World: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 16-18, 1987
Author/Editor: El-Naggar, Saíd
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Speeches
May 12, 2014 -- Building the Future: Jobs, Growth, & Fairness in the Arab World Concluding Remarks by Christine Lagarde
May 08, 2014 -- The Arab Countries in Transition—Strengthening the Economic Middle by Christine Lagarde
March 07, 2013 -- Communication, Engagement, and Effective Economic Reform: The IMF Experience, By Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, London
November 13, 2012 -- Enabling Economic Transformation in the Middle East and North Africa by David Lipton, IMF First Deputy Managing Director
June 23, 2006 -- The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Ten Years On: Reassessing Readiness and Prospects, Statement by Saleh M. Nsouli, Director of IMF Offices in Europe, IMF
At Crans-Montana Forum, Monaco
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
December 05, 1998 -- The Benefits and Risks Associated with the Wider Integration of International Financial Markets--Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Given at the Oman International Economic Conference, Muscat
November 16, 1997 -- Statement by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Middle East/North Africa Economic Conference, Doha, Qatar.
May 20, 1996 -- The Challenges for the Arab World in the Global Economy: Stability and Structural Adjustment -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Address by Michel Camdessus at the Annual Meeting of the Union of Arab Banks, New York
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Statements at Donor Meetings
September 10, 2011 -- Deauville Partnership -- International Financial Institutions (IFIs) statement -- September 10, 2011
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Transcripts
April 24, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
April 14, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Middle East And Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook Update
October 11, 2013 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference on the Middle East and North Africa Economic Outlook
April 19, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Middle East Economic Outlook
April 11, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Jordan
October 12, 2012 -- Transcript of the IMF Middle East and Central Asia Department Press Briefing
August 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Jordan’s Stand-By Arrangement, Morocco’s Precautionary and Liquidity Line and the IMF’s Engagement in the Middle East and North Africa
September 22, 2005 -- Transcript of a Joint IMF/World Bank Town Hall with Civil Society Organizations
August 16, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the 2005 Article IV Review of Iraq by Lorenzo Perez, Deputy Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, and Adam Bennett, Assistant Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, with William Murray, Deputy Chief of Media Relations, IMF
September 09, 2003 -- Transcript of an IMF Economic Forum - Fulfilling a Promise: Reform Prospects in the MENA region
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Views & Commentaries
November 08, 2013 -- Time for more—and more-concerted—support for the Middle East, By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
June 13, 2012 -- Youth Unemployment in the MENA Region: Determinants and Challenges by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, IMF; Dominique Guillaume, Deputy Division Chief, IMF; Davide Furceri, Economist, IMF
May 20, 2011 -- Creating Jobs in the Middle East and North Africa, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
May 19, 2011 -- Middle East and North Africa: Protecting Social Cohesion and Economic Stability, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund