Executive Board
Board Discussions
on Lebanon:

June 26, 2015
June 26, 2014
July 30, 2010
April 15, 2009
November 14, 2008

Article IV Staff Reports

Projected % Change
   2016  2017
Real GDP 1.0 2.0
Consumer Prices -0.7 2.0
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
Please refer to more recent Press Release/Staff reports on this country for possible revisions.

Lebanon: Financial Position in the Fund

Transactions with the Fund

Central Bank
Banque du Liban

Finance Ministry
Ministere des Finances

l'Institut des Finances

IMF Resident Representative
Office in Lebanon

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Lebanon and the IMF
Updated May 23, 2016

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IMF Survey Online
January 22, 2014 -- IMF Survey : In Memoriam: A Tribute to Wabel Abdallah, 1953-2014
Wabel Abdallah, the IMF’s Resident Representative in Afghanistan, was killed on Friday, January 17. Wabel, 60 years old, died in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul—the first time that the Fund has lost a staff member in this way.
October 08, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Lebanon's Challenge: Reforming When Times Are Improving
Lebanon’s economy is booming, but to sustain the current growth spell, the country must strengthen public finances, upgrade its infrastructure, and improve the business environment, IMF economists say.
August 11, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Resilient Lebanon Defies Odds In Face of Global Crisis
Last year Lebanon seemed a prime candidate for a textbook emerging market financial crisis. But the Lebanese economy could this year grow substantially faster than recent projections— not the first time the country has defied the odds in the face of a severe shock.