This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Lebanon and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Lebanon and IMF, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Lebanon.

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Lebanon: At a Glance

  • Lebanon joined the Fund on April 14, 1947
  • Quota: SDR 266.40 million
  • Outstanding Purchases and Loans: Post-Conflict Emergency Assistance SDR 15.86 million
  • Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director; July 17, 2015 (Country Report 15/190

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Office Activities


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Regional Economic Outlook


Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

April 2016

In 2016, low oil prices and deepening conflicts continue to weigh mightily on the economies of the MENAP region. Oil exporters are facing another year of heavily reduced oil export revenues, and require ongoing fiscal consolidation and reforms to cope with these losses and to diversify their economies away from oil. Oil importers are experiencing uneven and fragile growth, and need to adjust to the challenges of spillovers from their oil-exporting neighbors and the threat from conflicts. Read the report