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|Kenya and the IMF|
Updated November 13, 2014
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on September 22, 2014. Listed below are items related to Kenya, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|November 25, 2013 -- Money Targeting in a Modern Forecasting and Policy Analysis System: an Application to Kenya|
Author/Editor: Michal Andrle | Andrew Berg | Enrico Berkes | Rafael A Portillo | Jan Vlcek | R. Armando Morales
Series: Working Paper No. 13/239
|November 15, 2013 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, November 15, 2013|
PDF File Size: 299Kb
|October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance for South Africa|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 94Kb
|October 02, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Kenya|
|September 20, 2013 -- The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics: A Narrative Approach|
Author/Editor: Andrew Berg | Luisa Charry | Rafael A Portillo | Jan Vlcek
Series: Working Paper No. 13/197
|September 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Frontier Economy Kenya Progresses with Financial Inclusion|
Kenya’s policy of financial inclusion—making financial services more accessible to the general population—will help the country solve its poverty problem, a conference in Nairobi hears.
|September 17, 2013 -- "Economic Resilience in a Challenging International Environment", Opening remarks at the 2013 Nairobi Conference, by Antoinette M. Sayeh|
|September 16, 2013 -- Podcast : Kenya's Economy Takes Off|
Kenya is one of the success stories of Africa’s economic resurgence. With this strong performance in mind, the Kenya and the IMF will co-host a conference to discuss the country's prospects.
|September 09, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Kenya-IMF Event to Explore Pathway for Emerging Markets|
The Kenyan government and the IMF announce a conference in Nairobi later this month that will highlight Kenya’s success and prospects. An underlying theme will be inclusive growth that spreads economic growth benefits to all Kenyans.
|September 04, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF, Kenya to Co-Host Conference to Discuss the Country’s Economic Success, Prospects and Challenges|
|June 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF, U.K. in Joint Research on Developing Country Policy Issues|
Amid a shortage of high-quality policy research on low-income countries, the IMF partners with the U.K. Department for International Development in a three-year project to generate research findings that can feed into these countries’ economic policies.
|May 08, 2013 -- Press Release: Special Data Dissemination Standard Workshop in Gaborone, Botswana|
|April 30, 2013 -- Kenya: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Press Release|
Series: Country Report No. 13/107
|April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, National Treasury, South Africa|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 288Kb
|April 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$108.5 Million Disbursement|
|April 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for East Africa Scales Up Activities; External Evaluation Commends Very Strong Performance|
|March 28, 2013 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, and Updated Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 28, 2013|
PDF File Size: 479Kb
|March 27, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Sees Big Gains from Energy Subsidies Reform|
Subsidies are intended to protect consumers by keeping prices low. But many argue subsidies are inefficient and could be replaced with better means of protecting consumers in need. A new IMF paper urges governments the world over to reform subsidies affecting products ranging from coal to gasoline.
|March 20, 2013 -- Mid-Term Evaluation Report on the Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative Project|
Subject: Statistics | Africa | National accounts | Monetary statistics | Government finance statistics | Balance of payments statistics | Data quality assessment framework | General Data Dissemination System | Special Data Dissemination Standard | Technical assistance
|March 07, 2013 -- Forecasting and Monetary Policy Analysis in Low-Income Countries: Food and non-Food Inflation in Kenya|
Author/Editor: Andrle, Michal | Berg, Andrew | Morales, R. | Portillo, Rafael | Vlcek, Jan
Series: Working Paper No. 13/61