on Sierra Leone:
June 5, 2017
July 1, 2016
November 16, 2015
March 2, 2015
June 12, 2014
Article IV Staff Reports
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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|Sierra Leone and the IMF|
Updated July 10, 2017
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 01, 2016. Listed below are items related to Sierra Leone, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|March 24, 2015 -- Sierra Leone: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Augmentation of Access Under the Extended Credit Facility and Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone|
Series: Country Report No. 15/76
|March 24, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Sierra Leone Gets $102 Million in Extra IMF Financing, Debt Relief|
The IMF Executive Board approves a loan and grant package for Sierra Leone to help the West African country counter an economic slump, engendered by the Ebola outbreak and a sharp drop in iron ore prices, that is stretching the country’s social protection system.
|March 02, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$114.63 Million in Financing and Debt Relief for Sierra Leone|
|February 13, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Establishes a Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust to Enhance Support for Eligible Low Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters|
|February 12, 2015 -- Sierra Leone -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 12, 2015|
PDF File Size: 377Kb
|February 11, 2015 -- Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile States|
Author/Editor: Corinne Delechat | Will Clark | Pranav Gupta | Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi | Mesmin Koulet-Vickot | Carla Macario | Toomas Orav | Manuel Rosales | Rene Tapsoba | Dmitry Zhdankin | Susan Yang
Series: Working Paper No. 15/25
|February 05, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Establishes a Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust to Enhance Support for Eligible Low Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters|
|February 05, 2015 -- Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust|
|February 05, 2015 -- Podcast : IMF Grants Help Ebola-hit Countries Drive Down Debt|
The IMF will provide grants totaling $100 million to the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone will use the funds to cover the cost of servicing their debt.
|December 22, 2014 -- IMF Response to The Lancet article on "The International Monetary Fund and the Ebola Outbreak"|
|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.
|September 29, 2014 -- Sierra Leone: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sierra Leone|
Series: Country Report No. 14/300
|September 26, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak|
|September 26, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Approves $130 Million for Countries Worst Hit by Ebola|
As the death toll from Ebola rises and the economic impact of the crisis spreads, the IMF steps in to provide a total of $130 million of emergency financial assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, the three West African countries at the center of the epidemic.
|September 26, 2014 -- Podcast : IMF Approves $130 Million for Countries Worst Hit by Ebola|
The International Monetary Fund is to give $130 million of financial assistance to the three countries in west Africa hardest hit by the ebola crisis. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone are facing slowing growth and disruptions to agriculture, mining, and services because of the outbreak.
|September 26, 2014 -- Podcast : Le FMI accorde $130 millions aux pays touchés par l’Ebola|
Le FMI accorde $130 millions d’aide financière aux trois pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest les plus touchés par la crise de l’Ébola. Le Libéria, la Guinée et la Sierra Leone se heurtent à un ralentissement de la croissance et la flambée du virus bouleverse l’agriculture, le secteur minier et les services.
|September 17, 2014 -- Sierra Leone -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 17, 2014|
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|September 17, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Proposes Financial Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone to Address Economic Impact of Ebola Outbreak|