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Kenya and the IMF
Updated November 13, 2014

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on September 22, 2014. Listed below are items related to Kenya, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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November 13, 2014 -- New Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Mission to Kenya
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
October 11, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference
October 11, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Affected Countries Working on Post-Ebola Recovery Plan
The three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa are working on a post-Ebola recovery plan, Sierra Leone Finance Minister Kaifala Marah tells a Washington news conference, adding that the outbreak has reversed years of economic progress in Sierra Leone.
October 10, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Department Press Briefing
October 02, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
October 02, 2014 -- Kenya: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 14/302
October 02, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Kenya Poised to Reap Rewards of Prudent Policies
Rising domestic and foreign investment are set to boost economic activity in Kenya, as the central African country reaps rewards of extensive institutional reforms and prudent macroeconomic policy, the IMF staff says in a regular review of the nation’s economy.
July 09, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Kenya for the 2014 Article IV Consultation
May 29, 2014 -- Africa Rising - Building to the Future, Keynote Address by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
April 12, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference
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
March 10, 2014 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 14/74
February 12, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Organizes Workshop on Medium Term Budget Frameworks for East African Officials
January 07, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Lagarde at the Conclusion of Her Visit to Kenya
January 06, 2014 -- Kenya at the Economic Frontier: Challenges and Opportunities, by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Nairobi
January 02, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to Visit Kenya
December 30, 2013 -- IMF Survey : New Pacts Ease Path Toward East African Single Currency
Moves toward deeper economic integration among the countries of the East African Community—Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda—gain new impetus from agreements on monetary union and cross-border payments sealed in recent weeks.
December 11, 2013 -- Kenya: Sixth and Final Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility
Series: Country Report No. 13/358
December 02, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth and Final Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$110.2 Million Disbursement
November 25, 2013 -- Money Targeting in a Modern Forecasting and Policy Analysis System: an Application to Kenya
Author/Editor: Michal Andrle | Andrew Berg | Enrico Berkes | Rafael A Portillo | Jan Vlcek | R. Armando Morales
Series: Working Paper No. 13/239
November 15, 2013 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, November 15, 2013
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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
October 02, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Kenya
September 20, 2013 -- The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics: A Narrative Approach
Author/Editor: Andrew Berg | Luisa Charry | Rafael A Portillo | Jan Vlcek
Series: Working Paper No. 13/197
September 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Frontier Economy Kenya Progresses with Financial Inclusion
Kenya’s policy of financial inclusion—making financial services more accessible to the general population—will help the country solve its poverty problem, a conference in Nairobi hears.
September 17, 2013 -- "Economic Resilience in a Challenging International Environment", Opening remarks at the 2013 Nairobi Conference, by Antoinette M. Sayeh
September 16, 2013 -- Podcast : Kenya's Economy Takes Off
Kenya is one of the success stories of Africa’s economic resurgence. With this strong performance in mind, the Kenya and the IMF will co-host a conference to discuss the country's prospects.


September 09, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Kenya-IMF Event to Explore Pathway for Emerging Markets
The Kenyan government and the IMF announce a conference in Nairobi later this month that will highlight Kenya’s success and prospects. An underlying theme will be inclusive growth that spreads economic growth benefits to all Kenyans.
September 04, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF, Kenya to Co-Host Conference to Discuss the Country’s Economic Success, Prospects and Challenges
June 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF, U.K. in Joint Research on Developing Country Policy Issues
Amid a shortage of high-quality policy research on low-income countries, the IMF partners with the U.K. Department for International Development in a three-year project to generate research findings that can feed into these countries’ economic policies.
May 08, 2013 -- Press Release: Special Data Dissemination Standard Workshop in Gaborone, Botswana
April 30, 2013 -- Kenya: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 13/107
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
April 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$108.5 Million Disbursement
April 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for East Africa Scales Up Activities; External Evaluation Commends Very Strong Performance
March 28, 2013 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, and Updated Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 28, 2013
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March 27, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Sees Big Gains from Energy Subsidies Reform
Subsidies are intended to protect consumers by keeping prices low. But many argue subsidies are inefficient and could be replaced with better means of protecting consumers in need. A new IMF paper urges governments the world over to reform subsidies affecting products ranging from coal to gasoline.
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 07, 2013 -- Forecasting and Monetary Policy Analysis in Low-Income Countries: Food and non-Food Inflation in Kenya
Author/Editor: Andrle, Michal | Berg, Andrew | Morales, R. | Portillo, Rafael | Vlcek, Jan
Series: Working Paper No. 13/61
February 14, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Mission to Kenya
December 17, 2012 -- The East African Community After Ten Years - Deepening Integration
November 05, 2012 -- Kenya: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for a Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 12/300
October 24, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$110.5 Million Disbursement
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 600Kb
October 05, 2012 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, and Updated Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 05, 2012
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September 25, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Fourth ECF Review Mission to Kenya
May 01, 2012 -- Tracking Short-Term Dynamics of Economic Activity in Low-Income Countries in the Absence of High-Frequency GDP Data
Author/Editor: Opoku-Afari, Maxwell | Dixit, Shiv
Series: Working Paper No. 12/119
April 24, 2012 -- Kenya: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 12/97
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 296Kb
April 17, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility for Kenya and Approved US$ 110.9 Million Disbursement
April 16, 2012 -- Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Case Studies
Subject: Financial sector | Kenya | Philippines | Uganda | Nepal | Mexico | Turkey | Uruguay | Surveillance | Low-income developing countries | Financial systems | Cross country analysis
March 29, 2012 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 29, 2012
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March 12, 2012 -- Press Release: Kenya: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Mission
January 26, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Deputy Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 26, 2012 -- Kenya: 2011 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Requests for Modification of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya.
Series: Country Report No. 12/14
January 20, 2012 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 12/10
January 17, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 21, 2011 -- IMF Survey: IMF Boosts Loan to Kenya to Help Cope With Regional Drought
The IMF approves a $143 million loan payout to help Kenya cope with the severe drought in the Horn of Africa and higher food and fuel prices. In its regular review of the country’s economy, the IMF says Kenya is preserving the basis for strong growth.
December 09, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility for Kenya and Approves Request for Augmentation of Access and US$143.67 Million Disbursement
November 18, 2011 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Updated Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 18, 2011
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October 31, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Mission to Kenya
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
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.
July 07, 2011 -- Kenya: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers and Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 11/165
June 28, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Extended Credit Facility for Kenya
June 14, 2011 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 14, 2011
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May 24, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Kenya
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
March 21, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF and Kenya Host Conference for Sub-Saharan Africa on Improving Tax Revenue Mobilization
February 10, 2011 -- Kenya: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 11/48
February 08, 2011 -- IMF Survey: IMF Lends $508.7 Million to Help Kenya Launch Key Reforms
The IMF approves a $508.7 million loan to back Kenya’s economic program, as the country embarks on reforms arising from the implementation of its new constitution. The program will help Kenya deal with vulnerabilities that could derail its efforts to accelerate growth.
January 31, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$508.7 Million Arrangement Under Extended Credit Facility for Kenya
January 17, 2011 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 17, 2011
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November 23, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF and Kenya Reach Staff-Level Agreement on US$500 Million Extended Credit Facility Program
October 12, 2010 -- Transcript of the Civil Society Organizations Townhall Meeting
October 10, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by African Finance Ministers at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings
August 01, 2010 -- Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries
Author/Editor: Wang, Yi David
Series: Working Paper No. 10/194
July 21, 2010 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 10/224
May 17, 2010 -- Kenya: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 10/133
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 23, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF's Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
March 10, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Africa Rebounding Almost in Line with World Recovery
IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he is optimistic about Africa’s economic prospects in the wake of the global economic crisis and that the continent is bouncing back after the recession.
March 08, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the End of His Visit to Kenya
March 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Chief Highlights Africa's Next Steps for Transformation
After getting through the global economic crisis relatively well, Africa must now address longer term challenges to the continent's future, including governance issues and climate change, to be able to press ahead with the region's economic transformation, says Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
March 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Africa Seeing Signs of Recovery After Global Crisis—IMF
After getting through the global economic crisis relatively well, Africa must now address longer term challenges to the continent's future, including governance issues and climate change, to be able to press ahead with the region's economic transformation, says Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
March 04, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Private Sector Gains Ground in Africa
The growing role of the private sector in Africa has been credited by the head of the IMF's African Department for sustaining foreign investment during the recent global slump. In an interview, Antoinette Sayeh says Africa has demonstrated a new openness.
March 04, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Africa Faces Twin Challenges After Global Crisis
With world recovery under way, Africa faces the twin challenges of reviving strong growth and reinforcing resilience to the economic shocks that regularly batter the continent, IMF officials say, as the IMF's head embarks on a three-country visit to the region.
January 27, 2010 -- Kenya: Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 10/26
January 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Shocks Loan, Policy Changes Help Kenya's Recovery
Less than a year after drawing on an emergency IMF loan, Kenya is showing signs of economic recovery, the IMF says in its regular assessment of the country’s economy. Kenya’s loan drawdown allowed the country to close financing gaps that opened up during 2008.
January 07, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 15, 2009 -- Foreign Exchange Reserve Adequacy in East African Community Countries
Author/Editor: Drummond, Paulo Flavio Nacif | Mrema, Aristide | Roudet, Stéphane | Saito, Mika
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 09/01
December 15, 2009 -- Spillover Effects and the East African Community: Explaining the Slowdown and the Recovery
Author/Editor: Drummond, Paulo Flavio Nacif | Ramirez, Gustavo
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 09/02
December 15, 2009 -- Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Exchange Rates and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Author/Editor: Ben Ltaifa, Nabil | Kaendera, Stella | Dixit, S. V. S.
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 09/03
December 15, 2009 -- The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective
Author/Editor: Masha, Iyabo
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 09/04
October 30, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Article IV Consultation with Kenya
July 29, 2009 -- Kenya: 2004 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of the Arrangement, and Waiver of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 09/225
June 19, 2009 -- Kenya: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 09/192
June 18, 2009 -- Kenya: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid-Access Component of the Exogenous Shocks Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 09/191
June 12, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 01, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call by the International Monetary Fund on "Lending for Africa"
May 29, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$209 Million Disbursement to Kenya Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility
May 15, 2009 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, May 15, 2009
PDF File Size: 223Kb
May 15, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 04, 2009 -- Kenya: 2006 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement, Reduction in Access, and Waiver of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Supplement and Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 09/137
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
March 16, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Kenya
March 09, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Pushes on Aid for Africa, Revival of World Trade Talks
The IMF, worried that economic gains in Africa will slip away because of the global downturn, presses advanced countries to honor, and even scale up, aid commitments and calls for a revival of stalled world trade negotiations.
January 22, 2009 -- Kenya: Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement and Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 09/18
October 30, 2008 -- Kenya, Uganda, and United Republic of Tanzania: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/353
October 17, 2008 -- Kenya: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/337
October 17, 2008 -- Kenya: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement
Series: Country Report No. 08/338
October 17, 2008 -- Kenya: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 08/339
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
October 11, 2008 -- Transcript of Press Briefing African Finance Ministers
Transcript of Press Briefing African Finance Ministers
October 01, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 02, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Kenya
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
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
March 11, 2008 -- Kenya: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 08/99
March 06, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
January 24, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Masood Ahmed, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
January 03, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director on Kenya
December 13, 2007 -- IMF Supportive of Health and Education in Kenya, Letter sent to The Nation, in Nairobi, Kenya
November 16, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third and Final Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for Kenya and Approves US$59.3 Million Disbursement
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Shamsuddeen Usman, Minister of Finance, Nigeria
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia. PDF File Size: 186Kb
October 20, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by African Finance Ministers
May 30, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Kenya
May 11, 2007 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report - 2003/2004
Series: Country Report No. 07/158
May 10, 2007 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report - 2004/2005
Series: Country Report No. 07/159
May 10, 2007 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers - 2003/2004 and 2004/2005 - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 07/160
April 11, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the PRGF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$ 56.8 Million Disbursement
March 01, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Two-Month Extension of PRGF Arrangement with Kenya
December 01, 2006 -- A VAR Analysis of Kenya's Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism: How Does the Central Bank's REPO Rate Affect the Economy?
Author/Editor: Cheng, Kevin C.
Series: Working Paper No. 06/300
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
September 17, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing of African Finance Ministers
July 04, 2006 -- Transcript of IMF/Royal African Society Joint Economic Forum
May 24, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Kenya
May 01, 2006 -- HIV/AIDS: The Impact on Poverty and Inequality
Author/Editor: Salinas, Gonzalo | Haacker, Markus
Series: Working Paper No. 06/126
March 28, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato After Meeting with Kenya's Minister of Finance, Mr. Amos Kimunya
February 24, 2006 -- Selected African Countries: IMF Technical Assistance Evaluation - Public Expenditure Management Reform
Series: Country Report No. 06/67
October 31, 2005 -- Kenya: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 05/388
October 28, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Staff Mission to Kenya
September 24, 2005 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Briefing
July 01, 2005 -- Trade Integration in the East African Community: An Assessment for Kenya
Author/Editor: McIntyre, Meredith A.
Series: Working Paper No. 05/143
January 12, 2005 -- Kenya: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 05/10
January 12, 2005 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 05/11
December 20, 2004 -- Corrected Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Kenya's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$76.9 Million Disbursement
December 06, 2004 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 6, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Kenya describes the policies that Kenya intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 27, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission in Kenya
September 23, 2004 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
May 11, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Welcomes Kenya's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
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
January 08, 2004 -- Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report
Series: Country Report No. 03/394
January 08, 2004 -- Kenya: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation Status Report
Series: Country Report No. 03/397
January 08, 2004 -- Kenya: Request for a 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 Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 03/399
January 08, 2004 -- Kenya: Debt Sustainability Analysis
Series: Country Report No. 03/400
December 15, 2003 -- IMF Survey:
Rajan on role of IMF research; China-India conference; IMF annual research conference; Economic forum on capital flows; Krueger on Kenyan reforms; Environmental accounting; Military expenditure. PDF File Size: 585Kb
December 04, 2003 -- Press Release: First Deputy Managing Director Anne Krueger's Statement at the Conclusion of a Visit to Kenya
December 04, 2003 -- The Challenge of Poverty: How the IMF Can Help Africa, Speech by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Keynote Address to the African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi
November 21, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$252.75 Million PRGF Arrangement for Kenya
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
July 24, 2003 -- Africa: Recent Economic Developments and IMF Activities -- An IMF Issues Brief
This Issues Brief was written for the IMF Managing Director's Sixth Trip to Africa, July 6-11, 2003.
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 09, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 09, 2003 -- Press Release: Managing Director's Visit to Kenya
July 09, 2003 -- Kenya: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya
Series: Country Report No. 03/199
July 07, 2003 -- Kenya: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/200
July 02, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director to Visit Four African Countries and Address the African Union Heads of State Meeting in Maputo
January 21, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Statement on Kenya
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.
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
April 19, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Kenya
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 19, 2002 -- Kenya: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/84
April 19, 2002 -- Kenya: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/85
April 19, 2002 -- Kenya: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/84
April 19, 2002 -- Kenya: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/85
March 15, 2002 -- Transcript of an Economic Forum -- New Ideas for Reducing Poverty
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
March 07, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Outcomes of the Recent Köhler/Wolfensohn Trip to Africa by IMF African Department Director, G.G. Gondwe and World Bank Vice-President, African Region, Callisto Madavo
What's new from this trip is that, for the first time, I think we have the African leaders in a sense taking ownership of what they want to do in Africa, what is their vision, what are their programs, what are their constraints, on one side, and, therefore, what are the responsibilities that they need to discharge, and then asking the Bank and the Fund, given the backdrop of those objectives, to help.
October 18, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Augments Kenya Access to Resources Under PRGF Program
September 27, 2000 -- Kenya Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 27, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Kenya describes the policies that Kenya intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
September 16, 2000 -- Lending to Kenya, A Letter to the Editor
By G. E. Gondwe, Director, African Department, IMF, published in The Economist
August 07, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Approval of Kenya PRGF Credit Takes Effect
July 28, 2000 -- CORRECTED AND REVISED Press Release: IMF Approves Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Loan for Kenya
July 13, 2000 -- Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper -- Kenya, July 13, 2000
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.
July 12, 2000 -- Assessment of the Interim 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: 344Kb
July 12, 2000 -- Kenya Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies of the Government of Kenya, 2000-03, July 12, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Kenya describes the policies that Kenya intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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
January 05, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Kenya
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.
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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July 14, 1999 -- The Cross-Border Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa
The Initiative comprises a common policy framework aims to facilitate cross-border economic activity by eliminating barriers to the flow of goods, services, labor, and capital, and to help integrate markets by coordinating reform programs in several key structural areas, supported by appropriate macroeconomic policies.
July 01, 1999 -- A Dynamic Model of Inflation for Kenya, 1974-1996
Author/Editor: Durevall, Dick | Ndung'u, Njuguna S.
Series: Working Paper No. 99/97
July 01, 1999 -- Adjustment Costs, Irreversibility, and Investment Patterns in African Manufacturing
Author/Editor: Bigsten, Arne
Series: Working Paper No. 99/99
Notes: This paper was written by multiple authors (12).
October 01, 1998 -- Purchasing Power Parities in Five East African Countries - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda
Author/Editor: Krichene, Noureddine
Series: Working Paper No. 98/148
September 04, 1998 -- Kenya - Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/66
May 20, 1997 -- Kenya-Statistical Appendix
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/38
April 26, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Three-Year Loan for Kenya Under the ESAF
February 16, 1996 -- Policy Framework Papers -- Kenya -- Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1996-1998 - Table of Contents
Prepared by the government of Kenya in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
January 01, 1996 -- Implications of the Uruguay Round for Kenya
Author/Editor: Chandha, Rupa
Series: Working Paper No. 96/8
December 15, 1995 -- Kenya - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/133
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Kenya 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 amd do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Kenya, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
December 01, 1995 -- Financial Sector Reforms in Eight Countries: Issues and Results
Author/Editor: Galbis, Vicente
Series: Working Paper No. 95/141
August 01, 1995 -- Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Ucer, E. Murat
Series: Working Paper No. 95/78
August 01, 1995 -- Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Ucer, E. Murat
Series: Working Paper No. 95/78
February 01, 1995 -- Regional Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: The Cross-Border Initiative and its Fiscal Implications
Author/Editor: Bakoup, Ferdinand | Bessaha, Abdelrahmi | Errico, Luca
Series: Working Paper No. 95/23
April 01, 1994 -- Operational Issues Related to the Functioning of Interbank Foreign Exchange Markets in Selected African Countries
Author/Editor: McDonald, Calvin A. | Lum, Yin-Fun
Series: Working Paper No. 94/48
April 01, 1994 -- Operational Issues Related to the Functioning of Interbank Foreign Exchange Markets in Selected African Countries
Author/Editor: McDonald, Calvin A. | Lum, Yin-Fun
Series: Working Paper No. 94/48
December 01, 1991 -- Interest Rate Liberalization: Some Lessons from Africa
Author/Editor: Turtelboom, Bart
Series: Working Paper No. 91/121
March 15, 1986 -- Africa and the International Monetary Fund: Papers Presented at a Symposium Held in Nairobi, Kenya, May 13-15, 1985
Author/Editor: Helleiner, Gerald
March 15, 1986 -- Africa and the International Monetary Fund: Papers Presented at a Symposium Held in Nairobi, Kenya, May 13-15, 1985
Author/Editor: Helleiner, Gerald
September 15, 1985 -- Financial Policy Workshops: The Case of Kenya
Author/Editor: IMF Institute
Notes: Reprinted 1985.
September 15, 1985 -- Financial Policy Workshops: The Case of Kenya
Author/Editor: IMF Institute
Notes: Reprinted 1985.

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