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.

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Tajikistan: At a Glance

  • Republic of Tajikistan joined the Fund in April 27, 1993
  • Quota: SDR 87.00 million

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Office Activities

  • An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission, led by Mr. Paul Ross, visited Tajikistan

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission, led by Mr. Paul Ross, visited Tajikistan from August 22 to 31, 2016 to discuss macroeconomic policies and the structural reform agenda with the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) and the government. The authorities and the IMF staff team held fruitful discussions on Tajikistan’s recent economic performance, developments in the banking sector, the authorities’ macroeconomic policy framework, and reform plans. The mission noted the good progress made in discussions, which creates a positive momentum toward agreement, and looks forward to continuing these discussions in the coming weeks.

    September 16, 2016

  • IMF presentation at the Branch of Lomonosow Moscow State University in Dushanbe

    On May 31st , 2016, Mr. Aidyn Bibolov, IMF Resident Representative in Tajikistan delivered a presentation about the IMF’s work in Tajikistan at the branch of the Lomonosow Moscow State University in Dushanbe (MSU). The presentation was attended by students of the 2nd and 3rd courses of the following faculties of the university: State and Municipal Administration; Geology; Chemistry, Physics and Mechanics of Materials. Mr. Abdurashid Davlyatov, Head of the Sector for International Relations, welcomed the IMF team, and expressed his desire for the long and fruitful cooperation between the IMF office in Tajikistan and the MSU. Ms. Zuhro Qurbonova, Economist of the IMF office in Tajikistan, delivered analysis of the headline economic indicators for Tajikistan. The presentation was followed by a very lively Q&A session from the students and the teaching staff of the institute. The participants received copies of REO bulletins, Finance and Development Magazines, and other IMF publications in English and Russian languages.

    June 3, 2016

  • IMF REO Update at the American Chamber of Commerce business breakfast

    Mr. Aidyn Bibolov, IMF Resident Representative in Tajikistan, was invited as a Guest Speaker to present the Regional Economic Outlook Update 2016 for Middle East and Central Asia at the AmCham business breakfast on May 26, 2016. The presentation was well attended with over 30 participants - Heads and Representatives of international companies and organizations, and diplomatic community. The presentation was well received and was followed by a lively Q&A session. The questions were related to different aspects of the business climate of the country. The AmCham Board thanked Mr. Bibolov for the presentation and expressed hope for continued cooperation. The participants received copies of the IMF publications.

    May 26, 2016

  • IMF office meets the students and faculty (русский)

    IMF Resident Representative Office delivered presentations at leading universities in Dushanbe; December 2015

    April 29, 2016

  • IMF presentations at the Finance and Economics Institute of Tajikistan, Russian-Tajik Slavonic University and Tajik Technical University of Tajikistan

    The Resident Representative Office in Tajikistan continues to build upon its outreach activities with academia and university students. The month of May, marked series of presentations delivered at prominent universities of the country.

    May 31, 2015

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Regional Economic Outlook

April 15, 2020

Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia region have been hit by two large and reinforcing shocks, resulting in significantly weaker growth projections in 2020. In addition to the devastating toll on human health, the COVID-19 pandemic and the plunge in oil prices are causing economic turmoil in the region, with fragile and conflict affected states particularly hard-hit given already large humanitarian and refugee challenges and weak health infrastructures. The immediate priority for policies is to save lives with needed health spending, regardless of fiscal space, while preserving engines of growth with targeted support to households and hard-hit sectors. In this context, the IMF has been providing emergency assistance to help countries in the region during these challenging times. Further ahead, economic recoveries should be supported with broad fiscal and monetary measures where policy space is available, and by seeking external assistance where space is limited.
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