on Saudi Arabia:
July 29, 2015
July 11, 2014
July 8, 2013
July 18, 2011
July 12, 2010
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2016)
Please refer to more recent Press Release/Staff reports on this country for possible revisions.
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|Saudi Arabia and the IMF|
Updated February 12, 2016
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 29, 2015. Listed below are items related to Saudi Arabia, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|July 24, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Saudi Arabia’s Strong Growth Offers Chance to Tackle Jobs Challenge|
Saudi Arabia’s economy continues to perform well, with growth of 5.1 percent in 2012, thanks to high oil prices and output, strong private sector growth, and government spending, say IMF economists.
|July 19, 2013 -- Saudi Arabia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update—Detailed Assessment of Observance of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation|
Series: Country Report No. 13/212
|July 19, 2013 -- Saudi Arabia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update—Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision|
Series: Country Report No. 13/213
|July 19, 2013 -- Saudi Arabia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update—Detailed Assessment of Observance of the CPSS Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems|
Series: Country Report No. 13/214
|July 12, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia|
|May 20, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Statement at the Conclusion of Article IV Discussions with Saudi Arabia|
|April 19, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Middle East Economic Outlook|
|March 05, 2013 -- External Linkages and Policy Constraints in Saudi Arabia|
Author/Editor: Niklas J Westelius
Series: Working Paper No. 13/59
|October 29, 2012 -- Economic Prospects and Policy Challenges for the GCC Countries: Annual Meeting of Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors; October 5–6, 2012|
|October 16, 2012 -- 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 | Europe | Banks | Fiscal risk | Spillovers | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Monetary policy | Economic indicators
|September 18, 2012 -- Saudi Arabia : 2012 Article IV Consultation|
Series: Country Report No. 12/271
Notes: Also Available in Arabic
|September 18, 2012 -- Saudi Arabia : Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 12/272
Notes: Also Available in Arabic
|September 18, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Strong Saudi Economy Gives Fillip to Region, Advances Social Agenda|
The outlook for the Saudi economy, which grew at 7.1 percent last year, remains buoyant, the IMF said in its annual economic review. The oil sector continues to dominate the economy, but strengthened budgetary institutions have reduced the linkage between the oil price and the level of fiscal spending, and progress has been made on diversifying the economy.
|August 07, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Saudi Arabia|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|May 29, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the 2012 Article IV Consultation Mission to Saudi Arabia|
|May 24, 2012 -- Arab Oil Importers Under Strain, A Commentary by Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund|
|May 01, 2012 -- Monetary Policy Transmission in the GCC Countries|
Author/Editor: Ananthakrishnan Prasad | Raphael A. Espinoza
Series: Working Paper No. 12/132
|April 20, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Mideast Oil Importers Under Strain, Oil Exporters Faring Well|
The Middle East and North Africa region is going through a period of dramatic change. In the "Arab Spring" countries, political transition, pressing social demands, and an adverse external environment have combined to increase the near-term risks to macroeconomic stability, the IMF said in its latest assessment.
|April 18, 2012 -- Saudi Arabia: Financial System Stability Assessment - Update|
Series: Country Report No. 12/92
|April 18, 2012 -- Saudi Arabia: Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes|
Series: Country Report No. 12/93