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Guinea-Bissau and the IMF
Updated July 29, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (1) | Article IV Staff Reports (6) | Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (3) | Letters of Intent (12) | News Briefs (1) | Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (1) | Press Releases (31) | Public Information Notices (7) | Publications (28) | Speeches (2) | Transcripts (2) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Tantely Andrianarivo, Governor of the IMF for Madagascar, on behalf of the African Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
July 03, 2013 -- Guinea-Bissau: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 13/197
Notes: Also available in Portuguese
November 28, 2007 -- Guinea-Bissau: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 07/370
August 21, 2006 -- Guinea-Bissau: 2006 Article IV Consultation, Review of Developments Under the 2005 Staff-Monitored Program, and New Staff-Monitored Program for 2006 - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 06/312
March 11, 2005 -- Guinea-Bissau: 2004 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea--Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 05/69
July 26, 2002 -- Guinea-Bissau: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/153
July 26, 2002 -- Guinea-Bissau: 2002 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/153
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Heavily Indebted Poor Countries
December 26, 2000 -- HIPC Decision Point Document Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries
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: 1530Kb
November 07, 2000 -- HIPC Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) -- Update on the 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: 1406Kb
March 27, 1998 -- HIPC Preliminary Document on the Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC)
Provides 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: 2154Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Paul Toungui, Minister of State, Minister of Economy, Finance, Budget, and Privatization, Gabon
On behalf of: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Madagascar, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo. PDF File Size: 181Kb
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Letters of Intent
November 14, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 14, 2011
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April 29, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Supplementary Letter of Intent, Supplementary Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 29, 2011
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November 16, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 16, 2010
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March 11, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 11, 2010
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May 13, 2009 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 13, 2009
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May 22, 2008 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 22, 2008
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January 09, 2008 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, Technical Memorandum of Understnading, January 09, 2008
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July 03, 2006 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 03, 2006
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June 29, 2005 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Staff-Monitored Program: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 29, 2005
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November 13, 2000 -- Guinea-Bissau Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 13, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Guinea-Bissau describes the policies that Guinea-Bissau intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 24, 1999 -- Guinea-Bissau Letter of Intent, November 24, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Guinea-Bissau describes the policies that Guinea-Bissau intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 13, 1999 -- Guinea-Bissau Letter of Intent, August 13, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Guinea-Bissau describes the policies that Guinea-Bissau intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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News Briefs
November 21, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Considers Guinea-Bissau Under the HIPC Initiative
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
September 30, 2000 -- Guinea-Bissau -- Interim National 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.
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Press Releases
July 29, 2014 -- New Press Release: Statement at the end of an IMF Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
February 18, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
June 25, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Releases Revised Results and Expands Coordinated Direct Investment Survey to 100 Economies
May 09, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Article IV Mission to Guinea-Bissau
April 29, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF's West African Regional Technical Assistance Center Sees Significant Increase in Activities in Coming Year
March 12, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Fourth ECF Review Mission to Guinea-Bissau
December 05, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Financing Assurances Review Under ECF with Guinea-Bissau and Approves US$3.77 Million Disbursement
September 20, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Third Extended Credit Facility Review Mission to Guinea-Bissau
May 24, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the ECF Arrangement with Guinea-Bissau and Approves US$3.85 Million Disbursement
March 23, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Mission to Guinea-Bissau
January 14, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
December 16, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and World Bank Announce US$1.2 Billion in Debt Relief for Guinea-Bissau
December 14, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Extended Credit Facility for Guinea-Bissau and Approves US$3.71 Million Disbursement
September 29, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the end of an IMF Mission to Guinea-Bissau
June 25, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
May 07, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$33.3 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Additional US$1.5 Million in Interim HIPC Assistance for Guinea-Bissau
April 19, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
January 28, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Reaches Preliminary Agreement on ECF Arrangement for Guinea-Bissau
November 18, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau
June 19, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 2.737 Million Purchase Under Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for Guinea-Bissau
July 28, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$2.9 Million Disbursement Under Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for Guinea-Bissau
January 29, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$2.8 Million in Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for Guinea-Bissau
May 29, 2003 -- Press Release: Inauguration of the West Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC)
December 15, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$18 Million PRGF Loan for Guinea-Bissau
December 15, 2000 -- Press Release: Guinea-Bissau To Receive About US$790 Million in Debt Service Relief: The IMF and World Bank Support Debt Relief for Guinea-Bissau Under The Enhanced HIPC Initiative
January 07, 2000 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$2 Million in Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance for Guinea-Bissau
September 14, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$3 Million in Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance for Guinea-Bissau
July 25, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Extension and Augmentation of ESAF for Guinea-Bissau
May 29, 1997 -- Press Release: Guinea-Bissau Accepts Article VIII Obligations
May 31, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Annual ESAF Loan for Guinea-Bissau
January 19, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves ESAF Loans for Guinea-Bissau
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Public Information Notices
May 11, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 08, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 17, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 10, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 26, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 08, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
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 26, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau
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
December 14, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/352
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
December 14, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/353
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
December 14, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Financing Assurances Review - Staff Report; Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 11/355
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
May 26, 2011 -- Guinea-Bissau: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Financing Assurances Review - Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Review
Series: Country Report No. 11/119
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
December 22, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 10/379
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
December 22, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau: Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
Series: Country Report No. 10/380
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
December 22, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report-Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 10/381
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
December 22, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Second Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 10/382
May 13, 2010 -- Guinea-Bissau - 2010 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative
Series: Country Report No. 10/117
Notes: Also Available in Portuguese
July 31, 2009 -- Guinea-Bissau: Use of Fund Resources - Request for Third Purchase Under Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 09/236
August 01, 2008 -- Guinea-Bissau: Review of Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance and Request for Second Purchase Under Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 08/266
Notes: Also available in Portuguese
February 21, 2008 -- Guinea-Bissau: Use of Fund Resources -Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance - Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau
Series: Country Report No. 08/77
October 15, 2007 -- Guinea-Bissau: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 07/340
October 01, 2007 -- Guinea-Bissau: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 07/339
August 21, 2006 -- Guinea-Bissau: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/313
July 26, 2005 -- Guinea-Bissau: Staff-Monitored Program
Series: Country Report No. 05/252
March 11, 2005 -- Guinea-Bissau: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/93
March 11, 2005 -- Guinea-Bissau: Ex Post Assessment of Performance Under Fund-Supported Programs, 1993-2003
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. African Dept. | International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept. | International Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.
Series: Country Report No. 05/94
March 14, 2003 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/70
July 26, 2002 -- Guinea-Bissau: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/152
July 26, 2002 -- Guinea-Bissau: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/152
November 05, 2001 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000
Series: Country Report No. 01/193
November 05, 2001 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000
Series: Country Report No. 01/193
January 25, 2001 -- Guinea-Bissau: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 01/23
November 01, 1999 -- Guinea-Bissau: Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/123
June 04, 1998 -- Guinea-Bissau Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/40
May 20, 1997 -- Guinea-Bissau Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/37
December 19, 1995 -- Guinea-Bissau - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/120
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Guine-Bissau was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Guinea-Bissau, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
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Speeches
May 29, 2003 -- Address by Eduardo Aninat at the Opening Ceremony of the West AFRITAC
Bamako, Mali
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
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Transcripts
April 23, 2001 -- Transcript -- Press Conference - HIPC Debt Relief Programs and Poverty Reduction
Briefing on HIPC Debt Relief Programs and Poverty Reduction
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.