September 25, 2015
July 31, 2015
April 24, 2015
November 10, 2014
April 28, 2014
Article IV Staff Reports
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
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|Jordan and the IMF|
Updated May 20, 2016
|On September 25, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund discussed the ex-post evaluation of the exceptional access arrangement of Jordan.|
In 2002, the IMF Executive Board decided to conduct ex-post evaluations of arrangements involving exceptional access to the Fund’s General Resource Account. The purpose of these evaluations, which have to be completed within one year of the end of the arrangement, is to provide a critical and frank discussion of whether justifications presented at the outset of the arrangement—including the justification for exceptional access—were consistent with Fund policies and to review performance under the Fund supported program. A staff team prepares a report that is discussed with the country’s authorities and presented to the Executive Board for discussion.
The authorities need more time to consider the publication of the staff report and the related press release.
The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on April 28, 2014. Listed below are items related to Jordan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|May 20, 2016 -- Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability in the Arab Region|
Author/Editor: Ananthakrishnan Prasad | Heba Abdel Monem | Pilar Garcia Martinez
Series: Working Paper No. 16/98
|May 20, 2016 -- Podcast : Refugee Crisis Taking Toll on Jordan, Imad Fakhoury|
Of the 5 million people fleeing civil war in Syria, more than a million have ended up in Jordan. The refugee crisis has hit host countries like Jordan hard. Imad Fakhoury, Jordan’s minister of planning, joined a seminar about Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis, at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings. In this podcast, Fakhoury talks about the impacts of the refugee crisis on Jordan.
|April 16, 2016 -- Transcript of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Press Conference - Thirty-Third Meeting of the IMFC|
|April 15, 2016 -- Transcript of Middle East and Central Asia (MCD) Press Briefing on MCD Economic Outlook Update|
|April 15, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis: An International Call for Action|
Efforts to deal with the current and unprecedented refugee crisis require a “bigger, bolder, and broader” approach the IMF’s Christine Lagarde told a seminar at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings.
|April 15, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates|
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 162Kb
|April 07, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jordan|
|February 04, 2016 -- Remarks by IMF Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Mitsuhiro Furusawa — London Conference on Supporting Syria and the Region|
|November 18, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Statement at the End of a Mission to Jordan|
|November 12, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMF|
|October 10, 2015 -- Transcript of the Middle East and Central Asia Press Briefing|
|October 09, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, United Arab Emirates|
On behalf of: United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen. PDF File Size: 304Kb
|October 06, 2015 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference|
|October 06, 2015 -- Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges|
Subject: Transition economies | Egypt | Jordan | Libya | Morocco | Tunisia | Yemen | Economic conditions | Oil prices | Unemployment | Cross country analysis | Regional Economic Outlook
|September 29, 2015 -- How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries|
Author/Editor: Raja Almarzoqi | Sami Ben Naceur | Alessandro Scopelliti
Series: Working Paper No. 15/210
|September 02, 2015 -- Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa|
Author/Editor: Mario Mansour | Pritha Mitra | Carlo A. Sdralevich | Andrew Jewell
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 15/16
Notes: Arabic; French
|August 05, 2015 -- Jordan: Seventh and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jordan|
Series: Country Report No. 15/225
|August 05, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Jordan’s Economy Sees Progress Despite Series of Shocks|
Jordan has made good headway toward stabilizing its economy in the face of a series of severe external shocks.
|July 31, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh and Final Review Under the SBA for Jordan and Approves US$396.3 Million Disbursement|
|June 26, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund and Siddharth Tiwari, Director, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department|