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September 22, 2014
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|Kenya and the IMF|
Updated May 10, 2016
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on September 22, 2014. Listed below are items related to Kenya, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|July 20, 2015 -- Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond | Ari Aisen | Emre Alper | Ejona Fuli | Sébastien Walker
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 15/6
|June 04, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Kenya|
|May 06, 2015 -- Are African Households Heterogeneous Agents? : Stylized Facts on Patterns of Consumption, Employment, Income and Earnings for Macroeconomic Modelers|
Author/Editor: Louise Fox
Series: Working Paper No. 15/102
|April 28, 2015 -- Do Resource Windfalls Improve the Standard of Living in Sub-Saharan African Countries? : Evidence from a Panel of Countries|
Author/Editor: Munseob Lee | Cheikh A. Gueye
Series: Working Paper No.15/83
|April 18, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Nigeria|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 130Kb
|February 26, 2015 -- Podcast : Building a Monetary Union in East Africa|
The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community lays out all aspects of the ongoing financial integration process for Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.
|February 25, 2015 -- Press Release: East African Officials Note Progress in Harmonization of National Accounts Statistics|
|February 05, 2015 -- Kenya: Request for Stand-by Arrangement and an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility - Staff Report; Press Release; Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya|
Series: Country Report No. 15/31
|February 02, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$497.1 Million Stand-by Arrangement and US$191.2 Million Stand-by Credit Facility for Kenya|
|February 02, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Kenya Gets $700 Million from IMF as ‘Insurance’ Financing|
The IMF Executive Board approves a financing package of about $700 million for Kenya that the country’s authorities plan to use as insurance against external shocks. Kenya plans not to draw on this precautionary financing unless the balance of payments comes under pressure.
|January 16, 2015 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 16, 2015|
PDF File Size: 662Kb
|January 12, 2015 -- The Quest for Regional Integration in the East African Community|
Author/Editor: Paulo Drummond | S. K Wajid | Oral Williams
|November 13, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Mission to Kenya|
|October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Nigeria|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 360Kb
|October 11, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference|
|October 11, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Affected Countries Working on Post-Ebola Recovery Plan|
The three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa are working on a post-Ebola recovery plan, Sierra Leone Finance Minister Kaifala Marah tells a Washington news conference, adding that the outbreak has reversed years of economic progress in Sierra Leone.
|October 10, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Department Press Briefing|
|October 02, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kenya|
|October 02, 2014 -- Kenya: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kenya|
Series: Country Report No. 14/302
|October 02, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Kenya Poised to Reap Rewards of Prudent Policies|
Rising domestic and foreign investment are set to boost economic activity in Kenya, as the central African country reaps rewards of extensive institutional reforms and prudent macroeconomic policy, the IMF staff says in a regular review of the nation’s economy.