IMF Staff Concludes Mission to Ethiopia

April 2, 2024

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a report that, subject to management approval, will be presented to the IMF's Executive Board for discussion and decision.

Addis Ababa: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Mr. Alvaro Piris visited Addis Ababa from March 19 to April 2, 2024, to hold discussions on the authorities’ request for IMF support for their reform program.

At the end of the visit, Mr. Piris issued the following statement: “Building on earlier discussions, the staff team made substantial progress towards establishing how the IMF could support the authorities’ economic program. Discussions will continue at the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings later this month. We thank the authorities for their warm hospitality and the productive discussions.

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