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Real GDP 3.2 4.5
Consumer Prices 6.1 5.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2014)
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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the IMF
Updated December 2, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on November 14, 2011. Listed below are items related to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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December 02, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of an IMF Mission to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 209Kb
September 12, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF’s Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center Concludes Study Tour on VAT Implementation for the Afghanistan Revenue Department
May 22, 2014 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Afghanistan Article IV Consultation
May 21, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
May 21, 2014 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 14/128
May 21, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Economic Gains Prepare Afghanistan for Transition Year
With the presidential elections and the drawdown of foreign troops under way, Afghanistan faces a year of transition amid a good overall economic performance. In an interview, IMF mission chief to Afghanistan Paul Ross reviews the progress of the country.
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 105Kb
April 08, 2014 -- IMF Program Note on the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Program Note on the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
January 23, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
January 22, 2014 -- IMF Survey : In Memoriam: A Tribute to Wabel Abdallah, 1953-2014
Wabel Abdallah, the IMF’s Resident Representative in Afghanistan, was killed on Friday, January 17. Wabel, 60 years old, died in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul—the first time that the Fund has lost a staff member in this way.
January 21, 2014 -- Transcript: World Economic Outlook Update Conference Call
January 17, 2014 -- Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the IMF’s Resident Representative in Afghanistan
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorary Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 75Kb
October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Omar Zakhilwal, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
PDF File Size: 355Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 149Kb
February 04, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission on Afghanistan
November 12, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Second ECF Review Mission to Afghanistan
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 440Kb
October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Omar Zakhilwal, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
PDF File Size: 292Kb
August 20, 2012 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion,Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Disbursements Staff Report;Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion;and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 12/245
June 29, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Approves US$18.2 Million Disbursement
June 18, 2012 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 18, 2012
PDF File Size: 586Kb
May 24, 2012 -- Arab Oil Importers Under Strain, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Bank of Algeria, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
November 23, 2011 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: 2011 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Series: Country Report No. 11/330
November 16, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Afghanistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 15, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$133.6 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
November 15, 2011 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Afghanistan
November 15, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Afghanistan to Get $133.6 Million IMF Loan
The IMF has approved a $133.6 million loan for Afghanistan to help the country maintain economic stability and begin laying the basis for fiscal sustainability and economic growth.
November 01, 2011 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 01, 2011
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October 06, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff Level Agreement with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on a US$129 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Concludes the 2011 Article IV Consultations Staff Mission
September 26, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission on Afghanistan
September 08, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Acting Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
May 19, 2011 -- Middle East and North Africa: Protecting Social Cohesion and Economic Stability, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund
March 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
February 15, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Visit to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
January 24, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Fragile States Need Better Local Financial Management
Better financial management of public resources, including those provided by donors, and local leadership and ownership of reforms is vital to help countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe better rebuild their economies.
November 30, 2010 -- Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
Middle East and North Africa: Set for a Shift in Economic Policy, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d’Algerie, Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 297Kb
July 20, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and Afghanistan Reach Staff-Level Agreement on New Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Program
June 17, 2010 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for an Extension of the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility
Series: Country Report No. 10/171
May 30, 2010 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, May 30, 2010
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April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 275Kb
February 12, 2010 -- Afghanistan: Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 10/39
February 12, 2010 -- Afghanistan: HIPC Initiative Paper
Series: Country Report No. 10/40
January 26, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and World Bank Announce US$1.6 Billion in Debt Relief to Afghanistan
January 26, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Announces $1.6 Billion in Debt Relief for Afghanistan
The IMF Executive Board has endorsed debt relief of about $1.6 billion for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, paving the way for a 96 percent reduction in the country’s external debt, the institution announced on January 26.
January 21, 2010 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Modification and Performance Criteria, and Rephasing and Extension of the Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 10/22
January 13, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review under the PRGF Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
December 16, 2009 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 16, 2009
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November 25, 2009 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Afghanistan National Development Strategy: First Annual Report (2008/09)
Series: Country Report No. 09/319
October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Omar Zakhilwal, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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July 01, 2009 -- Development of the Commercial Banking System in Afghanistan: Risks and Rewards
Author/Editor: Pavlovic, Jelena | Charap, Joshua
Series: Working Paper No. 09/150
May 10, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Middle East, North Africa Weathering Global Crisis
The global financial crisis has not spared the Middle East and North Africa, but good economic fundamentals, appropriate policy responses, and sizeable currency reserves are helping to mitigate the impact of the shock, the IMF says in its latest assessment of the region.
May 01, 2009 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing and Extension of the Arrangement - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 09/135
April 22, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review under the PRGF Arrangement with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
March 04, 2009 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 04, 2009
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Anwar ul-Haq Ahady, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 09, 2008 -- Transcript of a Town Hall Meeting with Civil Society Organizations
July 15, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 08/229
July 07, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under PRGF Arrangement with The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Approves US$18.5 Million Disbursement
June 23, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 23, 2008
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June 20, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 08/193
June 04, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Reviews the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Joint IMF-World Bank Staff Advisory Note
May 09, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 08/153
April 30, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the Discussions for the Fourth Review of the Program under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement
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 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Honourable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 169Kb
February 20, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 20, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call by Mohamad Elhage, Chief of the International Monetary Fund's Mission to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on the IMF's Article IV Consultation Report
February 20, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/71
February 20, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/72
February 20, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 08/73
February 20, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: 2007 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver 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 Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 08/76
February 14, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under PRGF Arrangement with The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Approves US$17.9 Million Disbursement
February 06, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement of the IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the Staff Visit to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
January 28, 2008 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, Technical Memorandum of Understnading, January 28, 2008
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November 15, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan--Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the Discussions for the 2007 Article IV Consultation and Third Review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement
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.
October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Anwar ul-Haq Ahady, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 165Kb
July 26, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Second 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 the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 07/252
July 26, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative - Decision Point Document and Debt Sustainability Analysis
Series: Country Report No. 07/253
July 24, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Statement of the IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the Staff Visit
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.
July 09, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the PRGF Arrangement with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Approves US$17.2 Million Disbursement, and Agrees on Afghanistan Reaching the Decision Point Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
July 09, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF and World Bank Support Afghanistan's Decision Point Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
July 06, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative - Preliminary Document
Series: Country Report No. 07/232
June 21, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 21, 2007
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May 10, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of the Discussions for the Second Review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement
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 21, 2007 -- Press Release: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Added to the List of Countries Eligible for Assistance Under the HIPC Initiative
March 27, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 07/130
March 07, 2007 -- CORRECTED - Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$17 Million Disbursement
February 27, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 27, 2007
PDF File Size: 224Kb
February 01, 2007 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Statement of the IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the Staff Visit
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.
November 26, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Statement of the IMF Staff at the Conclusion of the Mission for the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
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.
August 16, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Concluding Statement for the Staff Visit to Discuss Developments Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Supported Program
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.
July 11, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Seventh Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 06/251
July 11, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 06/252
July 10, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
Afghanistan: IMF loan; de Rato, African Governors meet; Bank-Fund collaboration; New Zealand, Libya; Chinese monetary policy; Lebanon: reconstruction; Canada: commodity boom; Persian Gulf: statistical agency; ECB monetary policy; WAEMU; Mineral resources PDF File Size: 587Kb
June 26, 2006 -- Press Release: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Begins Participation in the IMF's General Data Dissemination System
June 26, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$119.1 Million PRGF Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
June 10, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Supplementary Letter of Intent, June 10, 2006
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June 01, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 06/194
June 01, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Summary Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/195
May 15, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 15, 2006
PDF File Size: 335Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mohammed Laksaci, Governor, Banque d'Algérie
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 21Kb
April 06, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Seventh Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Discussions on a PRGF-Supported Program, Concluding Statement
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.
March 16, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: 2005 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Staff Monitored Program - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Series: Country Report No. 06/113
March 16, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/114
March 08, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 11, 2006 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, February 11, 2006
PDF File Size: 234Kb
January 31, 2006 -- Statement by Mr. Agustín Carstens, Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, at the London International Donors' Conference on Afghanistan
November 22, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Sixth Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and 2005 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.
October 14, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fifth Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for an Extension
Series: Country Report No. 05/371
October 08, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on Earthquake Disaster in Pakistan, North India and the Islamic State of Afghanistan
September 26, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 26, 2005
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Anwar Ul-Haq Ahady, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 26Kb
August 16, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Fifth Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program, 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.
July 19, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 05/237
May 18, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Amendment to the Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 18, 2005
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May 18, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Fourth Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program, 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.
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the IMF for Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 665Kb
April 15, 2005 -- Reconstructing Afghanistan
Author/Editor: van Rooden, Ron | Bennett, Adam | Kalfon, T. | Fischer, Felix | Dicks-Mireaux, Louis | de Schaetzen, Bruno
April 06, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for an Extension
Series: Country Report No. 05/128
March 07, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
De Rato in Maghreb; Afghanistan; El Salvador; Comoros; Finland; IEO releases report on technical assistance; Institutions and economic growth; Central bank transparency; Postconflict experience in sub-Saharan Africa; Monetary policy implementation. PDF File Size: 374Kb
February 07, 2005 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan -- Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program: Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission, February 3, 2005
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.
February 04, 2005 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan: 2004 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic State of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 05/33
February 04, 2005 -- Afghanistan: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/34
February 03, 2005 -- Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 03, 2005
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January 27, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic State of Afghanistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 29, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 29, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Islamic State of Afghanistan describes the policies that Islamic State of Afghanistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 18, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 04/364
November 03, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan -- Concluding Statement for the Second Quarterly Review Under the IMF Staff-Monitored Program and the IMF 2004 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.
October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Ashraf Ghani, Governor of the World Bank for the Islamic State Of Afghanistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 06, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 6, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Islamic State of Afghanistan describes the policies that Islamic State of Afghanistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 05, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan -- Concluding Statement of the First Quarterly Review, Under the IMF Staff-Monitored Program
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 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Mohammed Laksaci, Governor of the Bank of Algeria
On behalf of: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia. PDF File Size: 553Kb
April 16, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan: Staff-Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 04/110
March 31, 2004 -- Afghanistan and the International Community -- A Partnership for the Future, Statement of Agustín Carstens Deputy Managing Director of the IMF at the International Donors' Conference on Afghanistan
March 24, 2004 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 24, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of the Islamic State of Afghanistan describes the policies that the Islamic State of Afghanistan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 22, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Islamic State of Afghanistan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 22, 2003 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic State of Afghanistan
Series: Country Report No. 03/391
September 21, 2003 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan: Rebuilding a Macroeconomic Framework for Reconstruction and Growth
Series: Country Report No. 03/299
September 18, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Economic Outlook in the Middle East and North Africa
April 11, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference of African Finance Ministers and Governors of Central Banks
Mr. Charles Konan Banny, Governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), Mr. Benjamin Radavidson, Minister of Finance and Budget of Madagascar, Mr. Timothy T. Thahane, Minister of Finance from Lesotho, Mr. Joseph B. Dauda, Minister of Finance of Sierra Leone, Gerald M. Ssendaula, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of Uganda
February 27, 2003 -- Press Release: Arrears Clearance by the Islamic State of Afghanistan
October 07, 2002 -- Islamic State of Afghanistan: Report on Recent Economic Developments and Prospects, and the Role of the Fund in the Reconstruction Process
Series: Country Report No. 02/219
September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Anwar Ul-haq Ahady, Governor of the IMF for Islamic State Of Afghanistan, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 04, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Welcomes Afghanistan's New Currency
April 20, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with African Finance Ministers
February 11, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Chabrier on Afghanistan; poverty reduction conference; IMF Staff Papers; Fischer on India; IMF loan for Turkey; Aslund on transition economies; new head of IMF African Department; Corden on exchange rates; and Burkina Faso PRSP shows promise. PDF File Size: 585Kb
January 31, 2002 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
I can also confirm, since we have had some inquiries, that the Managing Director, as is customary, will attend the G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in Ottawa at the end of next week.
November 17, 2001 -- International Monetary and Financial Committee Press Conference by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Horst Köhler
Our meeting today has taken place at a testing and challenging time for the global economy. It would have been understandable at a time like this for each country to have turned inwards and focused on their domestic concerns. But I believe today's meeting has been a reaffirmation of the importance of global cooperation

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