Tajikistan Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Tajikistan
May 22, 2013
This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Tajikistan, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Tajikistan and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Tajikistan.
News — Highlights
On May 3, 2013 Mr. Ari Aisen, IMF Resident Representative in Tajikistan, met the Management and teaching staff of the Tajik National University (TNU), where he got acquainted with the TNU’s organizational structure and activities as well as discussed cooperation prospects in the field of training and retraining of the TNU’s teaching staff. The same day, in the TNU Mr. Aisen delivered a lecture IMF: Roots and Mandate to over 130 students of economics and answered numerous questions about IMF’s global and local activities.
Presentation Overview of Tajikistan’s Financial Sector made by Mr. Ari Aisen, IMF Resident Representative in Tajikistan, at the round table organized by the National Bank of Tajikistan and IMF Representative Office in Tajikistan in Dushanbe on February 14, 2013.
Tajikistan and the IMF
Republic of Tajikistan: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; and Press Release
May 15, 2012
Series: Country Report No. 12/110
Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Tajikistan and Approves US$20.2 Million Disbursement
April 23, 2012
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Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia
Two years after the onset of the "Arab Spring," many countries in the Middle East and North Africa continue to undergo complex political, social, and economic transitions. Economic performance across the region was mixed in 2012: although most oil-exporting countries grew at healthy rates, economic growth remained sluggish in the oil importers. In 2013, these differences are expected to narrow because of a scaling-back of hydrocarbon production among oil exporters and a mild economic recovery among oil importers. Many countries face the immediate challenge of re-establishing or maintaining macroeconomic stability amid political uncertainty and social unrest, but the region must not lose sight of the medium-term challenge of diversifying its economies, creating jobs, and generating more inclusive growth.
For the countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia region, the near-term outlook remains broadly favorable, reflecting high oil prices for the oil and gas exporters and strong non-oil commodity prices and robust remittances in the oil and gas importers. Risks to this favorable outlook could stem from still-subdued world demand, domestic political uncertainties, and geopolitical risks in the region. Policymakers, particularly in the oil-importing countries, should take advantage of the favorable outlook to re-establish fiscal policy buffers that were eroded in the aftermath of the global crisis. Across the region, countries should reinvigorate their reform efforts to address longstanding structural issues, with a view to improving governance, building an investor-friendly environment, developing a more inclusive financial system, and fostering regional trade and finance integration.