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November 13, 2015
April 29, 2015
November 27, 2013
May 1, 2013
July 20, 2012
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Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
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|Sri Lanka and the IMF|
Updated April 29, 2016
On November 13, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Fourth Post-Program Monitoring (PPM) with Sri Lanka.
Post-Program Monitoring provides for closer monitoring (usually twice a year) of the circumstances and policies of members whose Fund-supported program has expired but that continue to have significant Fund credit outstanding. It is intended to provide an early warning of policies which could call into question a member’s continued progress toward external viability and thus could imperil Fund resources, and a mechanism for bringing this to the attention of the country’s authorities and the Executive Board and stimulating action to improve the situation. IMF economists visit the member country, usually twice a year, to collect and analyze data and hold discussions with government and central bank officials. Upon its return, the staff submits a report to the IMF’s Executive Board for discussion. The Board’s views are subsequently summarized and transmitted to the country's authorities.
The Sri Lankan authorities have indicated that more time is required to give consent to publish the staff report for the Fourth Post Program Monitoring Discussion.
The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on May 01, 2013. Listed below are items related to Sri Lanka, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Sri Lanka|
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|September 07, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka|
|June 10, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka|
|April 25, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Koshy Mathai, Resident Representative of Sri Lanka, International Monetary Fund|
|April 16, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department|
|April 04, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US $218.3 Million Disbursement|
|April 01, 2011 -- Toward Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka|
Author/Editor: Ding Ding | Rahul Anand | Shanaka J. Peiris
Series: Working Paper No. 11/81
|March 15, 2011 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 15, 2011|
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|March 15, 2011 -- External Performance in Low-Income Countries|
Author/Editor: Alessandro Prati | Luca Antonio Ricci | Lone Engbo Christiansen | Stephen Tokarick | Thierry Tressel
Series: Occasional Paper No. 272
|February 25, 2011 -- Keynote Address at the 46th SEACEN Governors Conference by Mr. Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director|
|February 18, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka|
|February 08, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Sri Lanka by Koshy Mathai, IMF Resident Representative for Sri Lanka and Maldives|
|February 04, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Post-conflict, Brighter Economic Prospects for Sri Lanka|
Sri Lanka, after emerging from a decades-long civil conflict, is seeing strong economic growth of 7.5 percent. The country now stands at a crossroads and needs to build on current reforms if it is to take full advantage of the favorable economic environment, says the IMF.
|February 02, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US$216.6 Million Disbursement|
|January 17, 2011 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 17, 2011|
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|December 13, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka|
|November 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|October 29, 2010 -- Sri Lanka: Second and Third Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka.|
Series: Country Report No. 10/333
|October 19, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka|
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