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Technical Assistance Office for the LAO PDR and Myanmar

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Technical Assistance Office for the Lao PDR and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (TAOLAM)

The IMF's Technical Assistance Office for the Lao PDR and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (TAOLAM) provides training and technical assistance to Lao PDR and Myanmar to improve economic management and prospects for sustainable economic growth. It achieves this through responding rapidly and flexibly to country demand for high-quality technical assistance (TA) and training in improving their macroeconomic management.

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Training Programs

Workshop on Financial Programming and Policies

External Sector Statistics Course

Workshop on Introduction to Financial Programming

Implementation of Monetary Policy Operations

Cash Management and Cash Forecasting Workshop

Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy (MERP )

Introduction to Applied Monetary Analysis and Policy-making

International Public Sector Accounting standards (IPSAS) Seminar and Cash Accounting Training of Trainers

Workshop on Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting (FAF)

TAOLAM training course

Training Program: "Myanmar: Workshop Overview of Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy-making"

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Online Courses

The IMF is offering three online courses in 2015.

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News and Highlights

IMF Technical Assistance Office for the Lao P.D.R. and Myanmar Scales Up Activities; TAOLAM First Advisory Committee Meeting; Press Release No. 14/536; November 24, 2014

Building the Future of Myanmar - an Address to the Yangon Institute of Economics; By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF; Yangon, December 7, 2013

IMF Expands Training through Online Learning (click for more details)

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Susan Creane, Coordinator, Head of Office

Meenakshi Kumar Seetharaman, Regional Treasury Adviser

Ian Nield, Financial Sector Modernisation Resident Adviser

Jan Gottschalk, Macroeconomic Advisor

Theo Bikoi, External Sector Statistics Advisor

Teruhide Kanada, Government Finance Statistics Advisor

Nuchjaree Santkhajornkiat, Office Manager

Panithan Phongphaew, Program Assistant

Min Rayayoy, Driver