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|Kuwait and the IMF|
Updated January 17, 2017
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on November 25, 2015. Listed below are items related to Kuwait, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|November 17, 2014 -- IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority|
Improving the efficiency of public infrastructure investment across many oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa and the Caucasus and Central Asia is now more important than ever, a new IMF study says.
|November 12, 2014 -- Making the Most of Public Investment in MENA and CCA Oil-Exporting Countries|
|October 29, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF and Kuwait Officially Open Mideast Training Center|
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Kuwait’s Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh officially inaugurated the IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) in Kuwait following an endorsement from the parliament.
|October 25, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Welcomes GCC Countries Strong Economic Performance, Identifies Key Reforms to Sustain Growth|
|October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Minister 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: 205Kb
|September 26, 2014 -- Kuwait: Concluding Statement of the 2014 Article IV Consultation|
|September 24, 2014 -- Soaring of the Gulf Falcons: Diversification in the GCC Oil Exporters in Seven Propositions|
Author/Editor: Reda Cherif | Fuad Hasanov
Series: Working Paper No. 14/177
|June 03, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Gulf Economies Should Diversify to Sustain Strong Future Growth|
Economic diversification is vital if the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates—are to sustain strong growth in the future, a regional conference heard.
|May 06, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Kuwait|
|May 01, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu at the Conclusion of his Visit to Kuwait|
|April 30, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Opens Dialogue with Gulf Parliamentarians|
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides a forum for parliamentarians from member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates—to exchange views on the Fund’s role and the economic issues facing the region.
|April 11, 2014 -- 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: 154Kb
|March 19, 2014 -- Macroprudential Policy in the GCC Countries|
Author/Editor: Zsofia Arvai | Ananthakrishnan Prasad | Kentaro Katayama
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 14/1
|December 02, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait|
|December 02, 2013 -- Kuwait: 2013 Article IV Consultation|
Series: Country Report No. 13/336
|December 02, 2013 -- Kuwait: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 13/337
|November 13, 2013 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries|
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Middle East | North Africa | Transition economies | Oil prices | Fiscal risk | Spillovers | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Cross country analysis
|November 13, 2013 -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Labor Market Reforms to Boost Employment and Productivity in the GCC |
Subject: Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf | Unemployment | Labor productivity | Labor market reforms | Private sector | Global competitiveness | Cross country analysis
|November 10, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Kuwait|
|November 10, 2013 -- Addressing Challenges in Gulf Cooperation Council Economies, by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|