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.
With the presidential elections and the drawdown of foreign troops under way, Afghanistan faces a year of transition.
May 21, 2014
Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today on the death of Mr. Wabel Abdallah, the IMF’s Resident Representative in Afghanistan
January 17, 2014
The IMF’s Regional Economic Outlook for the Middle East and Central Asia, released April 27, projects growth in the Middle East and North Africa region at 3.9 percent in 2011, unchanged from 2010.
April 27, 2011
IMF’s Work on Afghanistan
May 13, 2016
Series: Country Report No. 16/120
May 13, 2016
April 11, 2016
Program Note on the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
March 15, 2016
February 11, 2016
Series: Country Report No. 16/23
Regional Economic Outlook
Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan
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