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Jordan and the IMF
Updated July 8, 2016

On September 25, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund discussed the ex-post evaluation of the exceptional access arrangement of Jordan.

In 2002, the IMF Executive Board decided to conduct ex-post evaluations of arrangements involving exceptional access to the Fund’s General Resource Account. The purpose of these evaluations, which have to be completed within one year of the end of the arrangement, is to provide a critical and frank discussion of whether justifications presented at the outset of the arrangement—including the justification for exceptional access—were consistent with Fund policies and to review performance under the Fund supported program. A staff team prepares a report that is discussed with the country’s authorities and presented to the Executive Board for discussion.

The authorities need more time to consider the publication of the staff report and the related press release.

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on April 28, 2014. Listed below are items related to Jordan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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June 20, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Jordan on a Three-Year Extended Fund Facility
May 20, 2016 -- Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region
Author/Editor: Ananthakrishnan Prasad | Heba Abdel Monem | Pilar Garcia Martinez
Series: Working Paper No. 16/98
May 20, 2016 -- Podcast : Refugee Crisis Taking Toll on Jordan, Imad Fakhoury
Of the 5 million people fleeing civil war in Syria, more than a million have ended up in Jordan. The refugee crisis has hit host countries like Jordan hard. Imad Fakhoury, Jordan’s minister of planning, joined a seminar about Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis, at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings. In this podcast, Fakhoury talks about the impacts of the refugee crisis on Jordan.
April 16, 2016 -- Transcript of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Press Conference - Thirty-Third Meeting of the IMFC
April 15, 2016 -- Transcript of Middle East and Central Asia (MCD) Press Briefing on MCD Economic Outlook Update
April 15, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis: An International Call for Action
Efforts to deal with the current and unprecedented refugee crisis require a “bigger, bolder, and broader” approach the IMF’s Christine Lagarde told a seminar at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings.
April 15, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 162Kb
April 07, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jordan
February 04, 2016 -- Remarks by IMF Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Mitsuhiro Furusawa — London Conference on Supporting Syria and the Region
November 18, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Statement at the End of a Mission to Jordan
November 12, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMF
October 10, 2015 -- Transcript of the Middle East and Central Asia Press Briefing
October 09, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 304Kb
October 06, 2015 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference
October 06, 2015 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges
Subject: Transition economies | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Economic conditions | Oil prices | Unemployment | Cross country analysis | Regional Economic Outlook
September 29, 2015 -- How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries
Author/Editor: Raja Almarzoqi | Sami Ben Naceur | Alessandro Scopelliti
Series: Working Paper No. 15/210
September 02, 2015 -- Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa
Author/Editor: Mario Mansour | Pritha Mitra | Carlo A. Sdralevich | Andrew Jewell
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 15/16
Notes: Arabic; French
August 05, 2015 -- Jordan: Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan
Series: Country Report No. 15/225
August 05, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Jordan’s Economy Sees Progress Despite Series of Shocks
Jordan has made good headway toward stabilizing its economy in the face of a series of severe external shocks.
July 31, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh and Final Review Under the SBA for Jordan and Approves US$396.3 Million Disbursement

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