Mongolia : Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Mongolia

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publication Date:

June 16, 2020

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

During the three-year EFF which expired at end-May, Mongolia experienced rapid economic growth and was able to make some progress in the reduction of key vulnerabilities. However, with the outbreak of the global pandemic, the outlook has now deteriorated sharply. There are few domestic cases of the virus, but real GDP is expected to contract by 1 percent in 2020 due to a collapse in external demand and the domestic impact of social distancing measures. With still high public debt, net international reserves near zero, and a difficult near-term amortization schedule, Mongolia has limited buffers to withstand a large and sustained external shock.

Series:

Country Report No. 2020/205

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 16, 2020

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513547893/1934-7685

Stock No:

1MNGEA2020001

Format:

Paper

Pages:

38

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