AUGUST 18, 2021: IMF Spokesperson Gerry Rice: "As is always the case, the IMF is guided by the views of the international community. There is currently a lack of clarity within the international community regarding recognition of a government in Afghanistan, as a consequence of which the country cannot access the Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) or other IMF resources."

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on December 19, 2019. Listed below are items related to Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

At a Glance

  • 2021 Projected Real GDP (% Change) : 4.0
  • 2021 Projected Consumer Prices (% Change): 5.1
  • Country Population: 32.941 million
  • Date of Membership: July 14, 1955
  • Article IV/Country Report: December 20, 2019
  • Outstanding Purchases and Loans (SDR): 382.45 million (June 30, 2021)
  • Special Drawing Rights (SDR): 37.16 million
  • Quota (SDR): 323.8 million
  • Number of Arrangements since membership: 11

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