Issues Briefs List 2003

These briefs are prepared by IMF staff for public information and as a contribution to debate on issues of topical interest.

The IMF and the Middle East and North Africa-- An IMF Issues Brief  The IMF actively supports countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in adopting economic policies and reforms aimed at achieving stronger economic performance and higher living standards.August 15, 2003
Africa: Recent Economic Developments and IMF Activities -- An IMF Issues Brief  This Issues Brief was written for the IMF Managing Director's Sixth Trip to Africa, July 6-11, 2003.July 24, 2003