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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the IMF
Updated October 11, 2014

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Annual Meetings Speeches
October 06, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. Sufian Ahmed, Governor of the World Bank for Ethiopia, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Ato Sufian Ahmed, Governor of the World Bank for Ethiopia on behalf of the African Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
October 03, 2014 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 14/303
October 18, 2012 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/287
June 23, 2010 -- Ethiopia: 2010 Article IV Consultation and First Review of the Arrangement under the Exogenous Shocks Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplements; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 10/175
July 31, 2008 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2008 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
Series: Country Report No. 08/264
July 20, 2007 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 07/247
May 05, 2006 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 06/159
January 31, 2005 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2004 Article IV Consultation and Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 05/25
October 07, 2002 -- Ethiopia: 2002 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/220
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Finance & Development
September 01, 2005 -- Finance & Development, September 2005 - Ethiopia: Scaling Up
By David Andrews, Lodewyk Erasmus, and Robert Powell - Assessing the impact of a dramatic increase in aid on one of Africa's poorest countries.
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Heavily Indebted Poor Countries
October 15, 2001 -- HIPC Decision Point Document for the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) 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: 690Kb
February 07, 2001 -- HIPC Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) - Update of Preliminary Document
Provides an update on the Preliminary Document, which is 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: 435Kb
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IMF Survey Online
May 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Africa Sustains Growth Despite Global Uncertainty
Despite the weaker global economic environment, sub-Saharan Africa is expected to continue growing strongly in 2012. GDP growth is forecast to increase slightly from the 2011 average of 5 percent, according to the IMF in its latest assessment of the region's economy.
August 24, 2011 -- IMF Survey: IMF in Talks on Financing Boost for Drought-hit Africa
The IMF, welcoming international support for drought-hit countries in the Horn of Africa, is discussing with Djibouti and Kenya increasing existing loans to the two East African countries as part of the response. The IMF’s African Department head says there is also room to boost disaster-relief aid effectiveness.
June 22, 2010 -- IMF Survey: For Sustained Growth, Ethiopia Needs to Promote Remonetization
Ethiopia has made progress in restoring economic stability in 2009, while maintaining strong growth, the IMF says in its regular review of the east African country’s economy. Ethiopia’s top short-term priority is to arrest a demonetization trend and promote financial deepening.
February 03, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Assist Africa Hit Hard by Global Downturn
Although Africa will grow by more than 3 percent in 2009, the continent is likely to be hard hit by the global economic downturn, threatening to set back progress made across the region in recent years, the IMF says.
February 02, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Lends Ethiopia $50 Million to Help Absorb Price Shocks
The IMF approves a $50 million loan for Ethiopia to help its economy adjust to the steep increases in international prices of fuel, fertilizer, and cereals in 2008. The price increases weakened Ethiopia's international reserves position and contributed to inflationary pressure.
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IMF Surveys
August 07, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF and low-income countries; De Rato in Tokyo; U.K. poverty initiative; Palau, Lithuania, Ethiopia, Kuwait; Volatility in Latin America; U.S. home equity withdrawal; Botswana: avoiding the resource curse; India: tax reform; U.S corporate cash balances. PDF File Size: 625Kb
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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
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Carlos Saito G-24 Chairman to the Second Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 24, 2000
Speaking as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs
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
August 27, 2002 -- Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
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: 138Kb
January 25, 2001 -- Interim 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
October 08, 2010 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, October 08, 2010
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April 28, 2010 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 28, 2010
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August 07, 2009 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 07, 2009
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December 15, 2008 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, December 15, 2008
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August 12, 2004 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, August 12, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia describes the policies that the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
July 22, 2003 -- Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 22, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Ethiopia describes the policies that Ethiopia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 19, 2002 -- Ethiopia -- Letter of Intent, August 19, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Ethiopia describes the policies that Ethiopia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 31, 2001 -- Ethiopia Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 31, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Ethiopia describes the policies that Ethiopia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
May 29, 2001 -- Ethiopia Letter of Intent, May 29, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Ethiopia describes the policies that Ethiopia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
January 29, 2001 -- Ethiopia Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 29, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Ethiopia describes the policies that Ethiopia intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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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
September 24, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Ethiopia's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$14 Million Disbursement
September 24, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Ethiopia's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$14 Million Disbursement
September 24, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Ethiopia's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$14 Million Disbursement
March 18, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Second Review Under Ethiopia's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$30 Million Disbursement
August 02, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Ethiopia's Review Under the PRGF and Approves US$22 Million Disbursement
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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
September 28, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers--Ethiopia Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper 1998/99-2000/01 - Text
Prepared by the government of Ethiopia in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
September 28, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers--Ethiopia Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper 1998/99-2000/01 - Tables
Prepared by the government of Ethiopia in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
September 28, 1998 -- Policy Framework Papers -- Ethiopia -- Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper 1998/99-2000/01 - Table of Contents
Describes economic objectives, macroeconomic and structural policies for three-year adjustment programs supported by ESAF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
July 31, 2002 -- Ethiopia -- Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction Program -- Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
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.
November 30, 2000 -- Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Ethiopia--Table of Contents
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
October 03, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
June 26, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on the 2014 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
October 17, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
July 04, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
April 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for East Africa Scales Up Activities; External Evaluation Commends Very Strong Performance
August 22, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia
June 14, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
March 05, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Deputy Managing Director Shinohara Visits Ethiopia and Discusses Economic Challenges with the Authorities
October 12, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
May 31, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on the 2011 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
November 15, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Final Review Under Ethiopia's ESF Arrangement and Approves US$62.67 Million Disbursement
September 16, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and Ethiopia Reach Staff-Level Agreement on Second Review Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility
June 11, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Ethiopia’s ESF Arrangement and Approves US$58.7 Million Disbursement
April 08, 2010 -- Press Release: 12th IMF-East AFRITAC Steering Committee Meeting Concluded in Addis Ababa on April 7, 2010
March 24, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Ethiopia
August 26, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$240.6 Million Arrangement for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility
February 03, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Deputy Managing Director Kato Visits Ethiopia and Discusses Global Economic Challenges with the African Union
January 23, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$50 Million Disbursement to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility
May 19, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2008 Article IV Consultation Mission to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
March 09, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Takatoshi Kato at the Conclusion of a Visit to Ethiopia
December 23, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF to Extend 100 Percent Debt Relief to Ethiopia Under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
December 21, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF to Extend 100 Percent Debt Relief for 19 Countries Under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
November 08, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Ethiopia
September 13, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Sixth Review Under Ethiopia's Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement
April 22, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF and the World Bank Support Ethiopia's Completion Point and Approve Topping-Up of Debt Relief Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
March 01, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Fifth Review Under Ethiopia's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$15 Million Disbursement
August 28, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Review Under Ethiopia's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$14.3 Million Disbursement
July 11, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler Visits Four African Countries and Addresses the African Union Heads of State Meeting in Maputo
July 08, 2003 -- Press Release: Press Statement by IMF Managing Director in Addis Ababa, on July 7, 2003
July 02, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director to Visit Four African Countries and Address the African Union Heads of State Meeting in Maputo
November 12, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF and World Bank Support US$1.9 Billion in Debt Service Relief for Ethiopia Under Enhanced HIPC Initiative
March 20, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves In Principle US$112 Million PRGF Arrangement for Ethiopia
October 23, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Annual ESAF Loan for Ethiopia
October 11, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves New Three-Year ESAF Loan for Ethiopia
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Public Information Notices
October 01, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 21, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 15, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 02, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 31, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 03, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 16, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia
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
October 03, 2014 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/304
October 17, 2013 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/308
October 17, 2013 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/309
October 12, 2011 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Growth and Transformation Plan 2010/11 - 2014/15
Series: Country Report No. 11/303
October 12, 2011 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Growth and Transformation Plan 2010/11-2014/15 - Volume I
Series: Country Report No. 11/304
October 12, 2011 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Growth and Transformation Plan 2010/11-2014/15 - Volume II
Series: Country Report No. 11/305
November 24, 2010 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Second Review of the Arrangement under the Exogenous Shocks Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 10/339
September 23, 2009 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Request for a 14-Month Arrangement under the Exogenous Shocks Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 09/296
February 02, 2009 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No. 09/34
July 31, 2008 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/259
July 31, 2008 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/260
July 19, 2007 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 07/245
August 01, 2006 -- Money Isn't Everything: The Challenge of Scaling Up Aid to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Ethiopia
Author/Editor: Mattina, Todd D.
Series: Working Paper No. 06/192
May 05, 2006 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/122
February 24, 2006 -- Selected African Countries: IMF Technical Assistance Evaluation - Public Expenditure Management Reform
Series: Country Report No. 06/67
January 30, 2006 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - 2003/04 Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/27
January 30, 2006 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - 2003/04 Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/28
January 28, 2005 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Ex Post Assessment of Long-Term Fund Engagement
Series: Country Report No. 05/26
January 28, 2005 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Debt Sustainability Analysis
Series: Country Report No. 05/27
January 28, 2005 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia:Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/28
April 26, 2004 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia--Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Completion Point Document
Series: Country Report No. 04/116
March 18, 2004 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Fifth 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 Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Series: Country Report No 04/65
March 11, 2004 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/59
February 12, 2004 -- The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/37
November 01, 2003 -- Social Impact of a Tax Reform: The Case of Ethiopia
Author/Editor: Muñoz, Sònia | Cho, Stanley Sang-Wook
Series: Working Paper No. 03/232
September 11, 2003 -- Ethiopia: Fourth Review and Third Annual Program Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Extension of Arrangement and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative-Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/272
September 30, 2002 -- Ethiopia: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/214
March 26, 2002 -- Ethiopia: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Augmentation of Access and for Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Second Annual Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/68
March 26, 2002 -- Ethiopia: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Augmentation of Access and for Waiver of Performance Criterion, and Second Annual Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/68
September 20, 1999 -- Ethiopia: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/98
February 05, 1998 -- Ethiopia - Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/06
June 21, 1996 -- Ethiopia - Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/52
Notes: This report 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.
May 15, 1994 -- Ethiopia - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 94/15
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Ethiopia 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.
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Speeches
February 03, 2009 -- What The Global Financial Crisis Means for Sub-Saharan Africa, Speech by Mr. Takatoshi Kato, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
October 01, 2004 -- Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
At a Meeting with African Governors of the IMF, Washington, D.C.
October 24, 2002 -- East AFRITAC Inauguration Ceremony, Keynote Speech by Eduardo Aninat, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
This is an important day for Africa, the International Monetary Fund, the international community, and for all who truly care about Africa and her future.
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Transcripts
April 12, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference
July 20, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Center Economic Forum -- Delivering on the promises of 2005: A Dialogue on the UK's Development Strategy
July 04, 2006 -- Transcript of IMF/Royal African Society Joint Economic Forum
April 14, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Regional Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa, by Abdoulaye Bio Tchané, Director, African Department, IMF
November 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by African Finance Ministers
We have been organizing press briefings for African Governors of the IMF these last two years. This is intended to give you the opportunity to get firsthand information from people who there in Africa struggle on a daily basis against poverty, against debt burden, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the conflicts.
April 23, 1999 -- Transcript of a World Bank/IMF Press Briefing on the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs) Debt Initiative
I'm sure you'll have specific questions about some of the recent activities with the Boards of both the IMF and the World Bank looking at some of the submissions from the donor governments and these NGOs that took place last week.