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Manakha, Yemen (photo: Derya Dikyol)

Yemen Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Yemen

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

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Yemen: December 2012 Staff Visit Mission Concluding Statement

December 9, 2012 click for more

Yemen and The IMF

IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority

November 17, 2014
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. click for more

Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries

November 12, 2014

Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries

November 12, 2014

Transcript of the MENA and CCA Press Briefing

October 10, 2014

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

October 6, 2014
Subject: Transition economies | Jordan | Morocco | Tunisia | Economic conditions | Private sector | Fiscal policy | Regional Economic Outlook click for more

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Regional Economic Outlook Update: Middle East & Central Asia

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Economic developments in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) continue to reflect the diversity of conditions prevailing across the region. Most high-income oil exporters, primarily in the GCC, continue to record steady growth and solid economic and financial fundamentals, albeit with medium-term challenges that need to be addressed. In contrast, other countries—Iraq, Libya, Syria—are mired in conflicts with not just humanitarian but also economic consequences. And yet other countries, mostly oil importers, are making continued but uneven progress in advancing their economic agenda, often in tandem with political transitions and amidst difficult social conditions. In most of these countries, without extensive economic and structural reforms, economic prospects for the medium term remain insufficient to reduce high unemployment and improve living standards.

Economic activity in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) region is weakening, mainly because of the near-term slowdown and rising regional tensions affecting Russia, a key trading partner and sources of remittance and investment inflows, as well as weaker domestic demand in a number of CCA countries. Near-term risks are to the downside and tied to the fortunes of large trading partners. Policies need to focus on bolstering economic stability and, where needed, short-term support to ailing economic growth. In addition, a new model for high, sustained, diversified, and inclusive growth is needed to set the direction for economic policies for the next decade. Click for more