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|Liberia and the IMF|
Updated April 22, 2017
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 08, 2016. Listed below are items related to Liberia, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|April 03, 2015 -- Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries|
Subject: Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust | Liberia | Concessional aid | Subsidy accounts | Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust | Debt relief | Low-income developing countries | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
|March 24, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Sierra Leone Gets $102 Million in Extra IMF Financing, Debt Relief|
The IMF Executive Board approves a loan and grant package for Sierra Leone to help the West African country counter an economic slump, engendered by the Ebola outbreak and a sharp drop in iron ore prices, that is stretching the country’s social protection system.
|February 27, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Statement Following a Meeting with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia|
|February 27, 2015 -- Liberia: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Liberia|
Series: Country Report No. 15/49
|February 27, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Liberia Gets $36.5 Million From IMF’s New Trust for Disaster Recovery|
The IMF Executive Board approves $36.5 million in debt relief to Liberia in the form of a grant from a new trust set up to help low-income countries recover from natural disasters. The IMF says the move aims to help Liberia counter effects of the Ebola crisis.
|February 23, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 45.6 Million Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and US$ 36.5 Million in Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust for Liberia|
|February 13, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Establishes a Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust to Enhance Support for Eligible Low Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters|
|February 11, 2015 -- Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile States|
Author/Editor: Corinne Delechat | Will Clark | Pranav Gupta | Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi | Mesmin Koulet-Vickot | Carla Macario | Toomas Orav | Manuel Rosales | Rene Tapsoba | Dmitry Zhdankin | Susan Yang
Series: Working Paper No. 15/25
|February 05, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Establishes a Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust to Enhance Support for Eligible Low Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters|
|February 05, 2015 -- Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust|
|February 05, 2015 -- IMF Survey : IMF to Provide Grants for $100 Million in Debt Relief to Ebola-hit Countries|
The IMF will provide grants totaling $100 million to be used as debt relief to the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone will use the funds to cover the cost of servicing their debt.
|February 05, 2015 -- Podcast : IMF Grants Help Ebola-hit Countries Drive Down Debt|
The IMF will provide grants totaling $100 million to the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone will use the funds to cover the cost of servicing their debt.
|December 22, 2014 -- IMF Response to The Lancet article on "The International Monetary Fund and the Ebola Outbreak"|
|November 13, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund|
|October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Nigeria|
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, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 360Kb
|October 11, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference|
|October 07, 2014 -- IMF Financial Operations 2014|
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.
|September 29, 2014 -- Liberia: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Liberia|
Series: Country Report No. 14/299
|September 26, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak|
|September 26, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Approves $130 Million for Countries Worst Hit by Ebola|
As the death toll from Ebola rises and the economic impact of the crisis spreads, the IMF steps in to provide a total of $130 million of emergency financial assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, the three West African countries at the center of the epidemic.