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Projected % Change
   2014  2015
Real GDP 4.5 5
Consumer Prices 10.2 8.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
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Guinea and the IMF
Updated September 29, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on February 24, 2012. Listed below are items related to Guinea, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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May 10, 2003 -- Guinea -- Conclusions of the IMF Article IV Consultation 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.
August 05, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Gives Final Approval of First Review of Guinea's PRGF Loan
July 25, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes In Principle First Review of Guinea's PRGF Program, Approves In Principle US$17 Million Tranche, and US$3.6 Million in Additional Interim HIPC Assistance
July 08, 2002 -- Guinea -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 8, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Guinea describes the policies that Guinea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
July 01, 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: 126Kb
March 22, 2002 -- Guinea: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility--Staff Report and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/66
March 22, 2002 -- Guinea: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility--Staff Report and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/66
January 31, 2002 -- Guinea Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Table of Contents, January 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.
May 02, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Three-Year, US$82 Million PRGF Arrangement for Guinea
March 30, 2001 -- Guinea Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 30, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Guinea describes the policies that Guinea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 01, 2001 -- Finance & Development, March 2001 - Point/Counterpoint - The Pros and Cons of Expanded Monetary Union in West Africa
R.D. Asante and Paul Robert Masson talk with Jacqueline Irving of the IMF's External Relations Department
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
December 27, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Gives Final Approval of Review of the Second Loan under the Third Annual PRGF Arrangement for Guinea
December 22, 2000 -- Press Release: Guinea to Receive US$800 million in Debt Service Relief -- The IMF and the World Bank Support Debt Relief for Guinea under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
December 20, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Completes First Review of Guinea's Third Annual PRGF Arrangement and Approves in Principle US$10.5 Million Credit
December 06, 2000 -- Guinea Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, December 6, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Guinea describes the policies that Guinea intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 29, 2000 -- HIPC Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative - Decision Point Document
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: 526Kb
October 30, 2000 -- Republic of Guinea -- Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
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.
March 08, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Guinea
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.
March 08, 2000 -- Guinea: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/33
Notes: Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/18--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Guinea.

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