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Malawi and the IMF
Updated October 11, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Tantely Andrianarivo, Governor of the IMF for Madagascar, on behalf of the African Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
August 03, 2012 -- Malawi: 2012 Article IV Consultation and Request for a New Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi.
Series: Country Report No. 12/221
March 31, 2010 -- Malawi: Staff Report for 2009 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility
Series: Country Report No. 10/87
May 03, 2007 -- Malawi: 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 07/147
December 06, 2004 -- Malawi: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/380
August 16, 2002 -- Malawi: 2002 Article IV Consultation and Economic Program for 2002--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/181
February 20, 2001 -- Malawi: 2000 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Releases on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Authorities of Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 01/38
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Factsheets
July 15, 2002 -- Malawi -- The Food Crises, the Strategic Grain Reserve, and the IMF
Adverse weather has contributed to recent crop failures and food shortages in a number of countries in southern Africa, including Malawi. But the causes of food shortages in Malawi are complex, also including lapses in the government's early warning systems, distortions in domestic markets, and mismanagement of food reserves. This factsheet describes these factors and the role played by the IMF, which has been misrepresented in a number of media reports.
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Heavily Indebted Poor Countries
December 07, 2000 -- HIPC Decision Point Document for the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative
Makes recommendations for decisions by the Executive Boards of the IMF and World Bank regarding: eligibility, timing of decision point under the Initiative, assistance required to reach the sustainability targets, and the agreed policy measures which when implemented would trigger the completion point. PDF File Size: 1067Kb
July 19, 2000 -- HIPC Preliminary Document on the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC)
Provides a preliminary assessment of a country's eligibility for assistance under the HIPC Initiative, based on a Debt Sustainability Analysis, the track record of policy performance, and progress with developing a poverty reduction strategy. PDF File Size: 641Kb
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IMF Survey Online
January 11, 2013 -- IMF Survey: Lagarde Hails Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘Homegrown Resilience’
Sub-Saharan Africa is on the path of economic progress, but it must address longer-term challenges to its future, including structural transformation, more inclusive growth, and conflict, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says during a January 4–8 trip to Malawi and Cote d’Ivoire.
August 09, 2012 -- IMF Survey: IMF Lends Malawi $156 Million to Help Boost Foreign Reserves
The IMF Executive Board approves a new $156 million loan to Malawi to support a program aimed at reviving economic growth and scaling up government social protection programs. The loan backs program objectives that include low inflation, increasing international reserves, and expanding financial services.
April 01, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Malawi's New IMF Loan Boosts Prospects for Sustained Growth
Malawi’s recent robust economic growth has enabled one of Africa’s poorest countries to make real strides in reducing chronic food insecurity and progress toward poverty reduction and development targets. However, rapidly rising imports and foreign exchange shortages threaten the country’s strong recent macroeconomic performance.
December 10, 2008 -- IMF Survey: First Two Countries Tap IMF Shocks Loans, More Expected
Countries in central Asia and Africa are the first two nations to tap the IMF's revamped borrowing program designed to help low-income countries cope with emergencies caused by events beyond their control.
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IMF Surveys
December 31, 2008 -- IMF Survey:
Global financial crisis, Iceland, Poul Thomsen, IMF work program, IMF Shocks Facility, Kyrgyz Republic; Malawi; Exogenous Shocks Facility, Pakistan loan, IMF and social safety nets, gains against poverty in jeopardy, commodity prices slump, Latin America withstands shocks, Improved policies help Latin America, Asian Regional Outlook, Bosnia and Herzegovina, news briefs PDF File Size: 362Kb
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IMFC Statements
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
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by 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, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 244Kb
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
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
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, 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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 600Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, 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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 296Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Federal Ministry 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, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 168Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Teklewold Atnafu, Governor, National Bank of Ethiopia
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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 222Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Olusegun O. Aganga, Minister of Finance, Federal Ministry 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, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 356Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Tito Mboweni, Governor, South African Reserve Bank, 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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia. PDF File Size: 337Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Tito Mboweni, Governor, South African Reserve Bank
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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia. PDF File Size: 278Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Tito Mboweni, Governor, South African Reserve Bank
On behalf of: 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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia. PDF File Size: 188Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Shamsuddeen Usman, Minister of Finance, Nigeria
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia. PDF File Size: 186Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Nenadi E. Usman, Minister of Finance of 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, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 271Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Tito Mboweni, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank
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, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 606Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Mr. Jose Pedro de Morais Junior Minister of Finance of Angola, Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
Representing Africa Group I Constituency comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Eritrea, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Julio Marcelino Bessa, Minister of Finance of Angola, Representing Africa Group I Constituency comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Eritrea, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, IMFC Meeting of the IMF Board of Governors, September 27, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Eritrea, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Ms. Linah K. Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Angola, Botswana, Burundi, The Gambia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Trevor A. Manuel, Minister of South Africa, International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Angola, Botswana, Burundi, The Gambia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe
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Joint Staff Assessments
July 22, 2002 -- Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Joint Staff Assessment
Evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of a country's poverty reduction objectives and strategies, and in it the staffs of the IMF and World Bank make recommendations about whether the PRSP or IPRSP provides a sound basis for concessional assistance from the Bank and Fund, as well as for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative. PDF File Size: 121Kb
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Letters of Intent
March 28, 2013 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 28, 2013
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December 05, 2012 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 05, 2012
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July 09, 2012 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 09, 2012
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January 26, 2010 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 26, 2010
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November 13, 2008 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 13, 2008
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December 03, 2007 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 03, 2007
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November 14, 2006 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 14, 2006
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August 07, 2006 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 07, 2006
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January 20, 2006 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 20, 2006
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July 18, 2005 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 18, 2005
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September 08, 2004 -- Malawi -- Staff-Monitored Program -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 8, 2004
This letter of intent describes the policies that Malawi is implementing in the framework of a staff-monitored program.
September 19, 2003 -- Malawi -- Staff-Monitored Program -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 19, 2003
This letter of intent describes the policies that Malawi is implementing in the framework of a staff-monitored program.
August 22, 2002 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, August 22, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Malawi describes the policies that Malawi intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
July 19, 2002 -- Malawi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 19, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Malawi describes the policies that Malawi intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 08, 2000 -- Malawi Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 8, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Malawi describes the policies that Malawi intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
October 06, 1999 -- Malawi Letter of Intent, October 6, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Malawi describes the policies that Malawi intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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Mission Concluding Statements
May 14, 2002 -- Malawi -- 2002 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.
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News Briefs
December 13, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF and World Bank Issue a Statement on the Food Situation in Southern and Eastern Africa
December 28, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Gives Final Approval of PRGF Loan for Malawi
October 25, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review and Approves US$10.6 Million Credit Tranche for Malawi
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Other
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 21, 2008 -- Evaluation of the U.K. DFID-Financed Technical Assistance GDDS Project for Selected Anglophone African Countries (2001-06)
Subject: Andorra | Botswana | Eritrea | Ethiopia | Ghana | Kenya | Lesotho | Liberia | Malawi | Namibia | Nigeria | Sierra Leone | Sudan | Swaziland | Zambia | Zimbabwe | Technical assistance programs | General Data Dissemination System
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Policy Framework Paper
December 03, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers - Malawi - Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Table of Contents
Malawi - Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Table of Contents
December 03, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers - Malawi - Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Text
Malawi - Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Text
December 03, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers - Malawi - Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Tables
Malawi - Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998/99-2000/01 - Tables
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
April 30, 2002 -- Malawi - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) -- Table of Contents, April 2002
Describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.
August 30, 2000 -- The Republic of Malawi -- Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper -- A road Map
Summarizes the current knowledge and analysis of a country's poverty situation, describes the existing poverty reduction strategy, and lays out the process for producing a fully developed PRSP in a participatory fashion.
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Press Releases
July 15, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Malawi
April 03, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Malawi
January 17, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Malawi and Approves US$ 20Million Disbursement
November 20, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Malawi
June 25, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Malawi
April 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for East Africa Scales Up Activities; External Evaluation Commends Very Strong Performance
April 08, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Malawi and Approves US$19.6 Million Disbursement
February 19, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff Level Agreement with Malawi on ECF Second Review
January 05, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of A Visit to Malawi
January 05, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of A Visit to Malawi
December 19, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility for Malawi and Approves US$20 Million Disbursement
November 15, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Malawi on ECF First Review
November 05, 2012 -- Press Release: Malawi Economic Conference Affirms Recent Policy Reforms and Calls for Additional Measures to Achieve More Inclusive Growth
July 23, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves New US$ 156.2 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Malawi
June 06, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Mission and Malawi Authorities Reach Staff-Level Understandings on a New ECF-Supported Program
April 02, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
December 23, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Waiver of Nonobservance of the Performance Criterion for Malawi
February 19, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$79.4 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Malawi
November 11, 2009 -- Press Release: Malawi -- Press Statement at the end of the IMF Staff Mission
March 31, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
December 03, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$77.1 Million Exogenous Shocks Facility Arrangement for Malawi
September 16, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
July 14, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth and Final Review Under PRGF Arrangement for Malawi, Increases Financial Assistance to Mitigate the Impact of Fertilizer and Fuel Prices, and Approves US$ 24.7 Million Disbursement
March 24, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, headed by Mr. Andrew Berg, visited Malawi during March 10-20 to conduct discussions on the sixth and final review under Malawi's Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and on a new three-year arrangement under the PRGF.
December 17, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fourth and Fifth Reviews under the PRGF Arrangement for Malawi and Approves US$18.1 Million Disbursement
October 17, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Malawi
March 14, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Three-Year PRGF Arrangement for Malawi, Approves US$10 Million Disbursement, and Grants Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion
November 07, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Malawi
September 01, 2006 -- Press Release: World Bank and IMF Support Malawi's Completion Point under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative and Approve Debt Relief under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative.
August 31, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Malawi's Three-Year PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7.3 Million Disbursement
March 21, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Malawi
February 24, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of Malawi's Three-Year PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7.1 Million Disbursement
November 22, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
August 05, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$55.9 Million Three-Year Arrangement for Malawi Under the PRGF and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
May 09, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
March 03, 2005 -- Press Release: Press Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
November 29, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
June 04, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Malawi
October 27, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Gives Final Approval of Malawi's PRGF Arrangement Review
October 20, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes In Principle First Review of Malawi's PRGF Arrangement, Approves in Principle US$9.2 Million Disbursement, and Approves US$6.6 Million in Interim Assistance under the HIPC Initiative
September 03, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$23 Million in Emergency Credit to Malawi
December 21, 2000 -- Press Release: Malawi to Receive US$1 Billion in Debt Service Relief: The IMF and World Bank Support Debt Relief for Malawi Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
December 21, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Approves In Principle US$58 Million PRGF Loan for Malawi
August 24, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Grants Waiver On Noncomplying Disbursement to Malawi
December 18, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Third Annual ESAF Credit for Malawi
December 05, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Annual ESAF Loan for Malawi
December 28, 1995 -- Press Release: Malawi Accepts Article VIII Obligations
October 18, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves ESAF Loan for Malawi
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Public Information Notices
July 26, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Malawi
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 27, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Discusses Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement in Malawi
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 16, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Malawi
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 03, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Malawi
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 24, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Malawi and Discusses Ex Post Assessment of Performance Under Fund-Supported Programs
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 16, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Malawi
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 23, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Malawi
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
December 30, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Malawi
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
February 07, 2014 -- Malawi: Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Non-observance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement, Rephasing of Disbursements, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 14/37
December 17, 2013 -- Malawi: Technical Assistance Report on the Price Statistics Mission
Series: Country Report No. 13/359
May 22, 2013 -- Malawi: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report;Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 13/131
May 20, 2013 -- Malawi: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 13/119
August 03, 2012 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/222
August 03, 2012 -- Malawi: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 12/223
January 21, 2009 -- Malawi: Request for a One-Year Exogenous Shocks Facility Arrangement - Staf fReport; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by theExecutive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 09/16
July 31, 2008 -- Malawi: Sixth and Final Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Augmentation Access - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 08/265
January 04, 2008 -- Malawi: Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 08/3
March 12, 2007 -- Malawi: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module-Update
Series: Country Report No. 07/108
February 08, 2007 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Growth and Development Strategy
Series: Country Report No. 07/55
December 20, 2006 -- Malawi: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 06/445
December 11, 2006 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Third Annual Progress Report - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 06/339
December 11, 2006 -- Malawi: Debt Relief at the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative Completion Point and Under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
Series: Country Report No. 06/420
May 04, 2006 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/155
March 07, 2006 -- Malawi: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 06/94
February 24, 2006 -- Selected African Countries: IMF Technical Assistance Evaluation - Public Expenditure Management Reform
Series: Country Report No. 06/67
August 10, 2005 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy - Annual Progress Report - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 05/279
August 10, 2005 -- Malawi: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 05/285
June 21, 2005 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 05/209
February 17, 2005 -- Malawi: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 05/60
December 06, 2004 -- Malawi: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement
Series: Country Report No. 04/389
December 06, 2004 -- Malawi: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/390
September 15, 2004 -- Malawi: Staff--Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 04/295
November 07, 2003 -- Malawi: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 03/345
November 07, 2003 -- Malawi: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi
Series: Country Report No. 03/344
October 27, 2003 -- Malawi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 03/329
May 01, 2003 -- Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for Malawi
Author/Editor: Mathisen, Johan
Series: Working Paper No. 03/104
September 11, 2002 -- Malawi: Use of Fund Resources--Request for Emergency Assistance--Staff Report and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration
Series: Country Report No. 02/196
August 16, 2002 -- Malawi: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/177
August 16, 2002 -- Malawi: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/182
February 01, 2002 -- The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa
Author/Editor: Haacker, Markus
Series: Working Paper No. 02/38
February 01, 2002 -- The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa
Author/Editor: Haacker, Markus
Series: Working Paper No. 02/38
January 01, 2002 -- Financial Reforms and Interest Rate Spreads in the Commercial Banking System in Malawi
Author/Editor: Mlachila, Montfort | Chirwa, Ephraim W.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/6
January 01, 2002 -- Financial Reforms and Interest Rate Spreads in the Commercial Banking System in Malawi
Author/Editor: Mlachila, Montfort | Chirwa, Ephraim W.
Series: Working Paper No. 02/6
October 01, 2001 -- Providing Health Care to HIV Patients in Southern Africa
Author/Editor: Haacker, Markus
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 01/3
October 01, 2001 -- Providing Health Care to HIV Patients in Southern Africa
Author/Editor: Haacker, Markus
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 01/3
February 14, 2001 -- Malawi: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/32
November 11, 1997 -- Malawi--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/107
August 26, 1996 -- Malawi-Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/68
June 08, 1995 -- Malawi - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/51
Notes: This statistical appendix on Malawi was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
December 01, 1991 -- Interest Rate Liberalization: Some Lessons from Africa
Author/Editor: Turtelboom, Bart
Series: Working Paper No. 91/121
November 01, 1991 -- Assessing the Impact of Structural Adjustment on the Poor: The Case of Malawi
Author/Editor: Hicks, Ronald | Brekk, Odd Per
Series: Working Paper No. 91/112
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Speeches
January 05, 2013 -- "Malawi—Economic Rebirth, Renewed Partnerships", By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
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The Cross-Border Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa
July 14, 1999 -- The Cross-Border Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa
The Initiative comprises a common policy framework aims to facilitate cross-border economic activity by eliminating barriers to the flow of goods, services, labor, and capital, and to help integrate markets by coordinating reform programs in several key structural areas, supported by appropriate macroeconomic policies.
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Transcripts
April 14, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky and External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson
April 15, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on IMF Facilities Reform
August 02, 2007 -- Transcript of a Conference Call with Civil Society Organizations on IMF Papers on Aid Flows to Low-Income Countries with Mark Plant, Deputy Director of the Policy Development and Review Department; Sanjeev Gupta, Senior Advisor in the Fiscal Affairs Department; and Benedicte Christensen, Deputy Director of the African Department, IMF
October 03, 2004 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference
during the 2004 Annual Meetings
October 29, 1998 -- Press Briefing by Video Conference on Southern Africa by First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer
I'm looking forward to discussing your questions about the economy of Southern Africa and about the work and the views of the IMF. I'd like to touch on what happened in the Fifty-Third Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank that finished precisely three weeks ago.
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Views & Commentaries
May 17, 2007 -- A Response to ActionAid International, by Calvin McDonald, Advisor, African Department, IMF
September 06, 2002 -- IMF and Malawi Grain Reserves, A Letter to the Editor By Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
Published in the Irish Times