This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Afghanistan and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Afghanistan and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan: At a Glance

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • Afghanistan joined the Fund on July 14, 1955; Article XIV
  • Quota: SDR 161.90 million
  • Outstanding Loans: SDR 96.90 million
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on May 21, 2014 (Country Report 14/128)

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Office Activities 

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Regional Economic Outlook 

REGIONAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK Update

Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

April 2016

In 2016, low oil prices and deepening conflicts continue to weigh mightily on the economies of the MENAP region. Oil exporters are facing another year of heavily reduced oil export revenues, and require ongoing fiscal consolidation and reforms to cope with these losses and to diversify their economies away from oil. Oil importers are experiencing uneven and fragile growth, and need to adjust to the challenges of spillovers from their oil-exporting neighbors and the threat from conflicts. Read the report