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Projected % Change
   2014  2015
Real GDP 2.6 3
Consumer Prices 3.4 4
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
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Kuwait and the IMF
Updated June 3, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on November 25, 2013. Listed below are items related to Kuwait, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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June 03, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Gulf Economies Should Diversify to Sustain Strong Future Growth
Economic diversification is vital if the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates—are to sustain strong growth in the future, a regional conference heard.
May 06, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Kuwait
May 01, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu at the Conclusion of his Visit to Kuwait
April 30, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Opens Dialogue with Gulf Parliamentarians
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides a forum for parliamentarians from member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates—to exchange views on the Fund’s role and the economic issues facing the region.
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
December 02, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait
December 02, 2013 -- Kuwait: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/336
December 02, 2013 -- Kuwait: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/337
November 13, 2013 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Middle East | North Africa | Transition economies | Oil prices | Fiscal risk | Spillovers | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Cross country analysis
November 13, 2013 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Labor Market Reforms to Boost Employment and Productivity in the GCC
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Unemployment | Labor productivity | Labor market reforms | Private sector | Global competitiveness | Cross country analysis
November 10, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Kuwait
November 10, 2013 -- Addressing Challenges in Gulf Cooperation Council Economies, by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
October 25, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department,International Monetary Fund
October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Sheikh Salem Abdul-Aziz Al-Sabah, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Kuwait, on behalf of the Arab Governors
PDF File Size: 447Kb
September 23, 2013 -- Kuwait: Concluding Statement of the 2013 Article IV Consultation
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 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 29, 2012 -- Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries: Annual Meeting of Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors; October 5–6, 2012
October 16, 2012 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Middle East | North Africa | Europe | Banks | Fiscal risk | Spillovers | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Economic indicators
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
June 18, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.

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