Executive Board
Board Discussions
on the Republic of Yemen:

September 2, 2014
July 19, 2013
July 30, 2010
January 8, 2010
February 23, 2009

Article IV Staff Reports

Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 5 13.7
Consumer Prices 20.0 17
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Republic of Yemen: Financial Position in the Fund

Transactions with the Fund

IMF Resident Representative
Office in Yemen

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Republic of Yemen and the IMF
Updated August 21, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
November 17, 2014 -- IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority
Improving the efficiency of public infrastructure investment across many oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa and the Caucasus and Central Asia is now more important than ever, a new IMF study says.
September 24, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Loan to Help Yemen Tackle Reforms, Attract Aid
On September 2, the IMF approved a $553 million loan for Yemen to support the country’s plans to strengthen fiscal and external positions, boost growth, and fight poverty by reducing inefficient fuel subsidies, improving governance, and increasing monthly allowances paid by the Social Welfare Fund.
July 31, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Yemen: Reorienting Public Spending Would Create Jobs, Fight Poverty
Yemen is at a crossroads in its economic development. IMF mission chief Khaled Sakr discusses the challenges Yemen faces in cultivating this nascent recovery and fighting unemployment and poverty.
May 21, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Economic Growth Moderates Across Middle East
Differences in economic growth across the Middle East and North Africa are expected to narrow in 2013, though economic conditions in the oil exporters and importers still differ, says the IMF in its latest regional outlook, which predicts growth at about 3.1 percent this year.
April 26, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Mideast Issues High on IMF Agenda
The challenges facing Arab countries in transition —Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen—were a focal point for policymakers during the 2013 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington last week.
April 20, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Mideast Oil Importers Under Strain, Oil Exporters Faring Well
The Middle East and North Africa region is going through a period of dramatic change. In the "Arab Spring" countries, political transition, pressing social demands, and an adverse external environment have combined to increase the near-term risks to macroeconomic stability, the IMF said in its latest assessment.
April 05, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Yemen Gets $93 Million Emergency Loan from IMF
The IMF’s Executive Board approves a $93.75 million interest-free emergency loan for Yemen to support the Red Sea country’s recovery. The loan will be made under the Rapid Credit Facility, the IMF’s concessional window for countries that have experienced serious economic disruptions.
August 03, 2010 -- IMF Survey: New IMF Loan Backs Yemen's Reform Efforts
The IMF’s Executive Board has approved a $369.8 million loan for Yemen to support the Middle Eastern nation’s plan to restructure its public finances, protect the poor, and boost growth.