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|Liberia and the IMF|
Updated July 20, 2016
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 08, 2016. Listed below are items related to Liberia, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|September 11, 2015 -- "Liberia: Overcoming Challenges–Past, Present, and Future," Speech by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|September 10, 2015 -- Podcast : Sub-Saharan Africa Getting a Grip on Inflation|
Inflation can determine a currency’s purchasing power as high inflation means rising prices. But what drives inflation differs from region to region. In this podcast we talk with Oral Williams, IMF Mission Chief for Malawi and coauthor of a new research paper that shows the drivers of inflation are changing in sub-Saharan Africa.
|September 08, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director to Visit Liberia|
|May 12, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Liberia|
|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 21, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Ebola Subsides, Economic Impact Lingers|
Finance ministers from three fragile states in sub-Saharan Africa said their economies were struggling to get back on track.
|April 18, 2015 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Briefing|
|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
|April 03, 2015 -- Update on the Financing of the Fund's Concessional Assistance and Debt Relief to Low-Income Member Countries|
Subject: Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust | Liberia | Concessional aid | Subsidy accounts | Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust | Debt relief | Low-income developing countries | Executive Board decisions | Lapse of time approval
|March 24, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Sierra Leone Gets $102 Million in Extra IMF Financing, Debt Relief|
The IMF Executive Board approves a loan and grant package for Sierra Leone to help the West African country counter an economic slump, engendered by the Ebola outbreak and a sharp drop in iron ore prices, that is stretching the country’s social protection system.
|February 27, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Statement Following a Meeting with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia|
|February 27, 2015 -- Liberia: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Debt Relief under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Liberia|
Series: Country Report No. 15/49
|February 27, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Liberia Gets $36.5 Million From IMF’s New Trust for Disaster Recovery|
The IMF Executive Board approves $36.5 million in debt relief to Liberia in the form of a grant from a new trust set up to help low-income countries recover from natural disasters. The IMF says the move aims to help Liberia counter effects of the Ebola crisis.
|February 23, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$ 45.6 Million Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and US$ 36.5 Million in Debt Relief Under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust for Liberia|
|February 13, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Establishes a Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust to Enhance Support for Eligible Low Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters|
|February 11, 2015 -- Harnessing Resource Wealth for Inclusive Growth in Fragile States|
Author/Editor: Corinne Delechat | Will Clark | Pranav Gupta | Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi | Mesmin Koulet-Vickot | Carla Macario | Toomas Orav | Manuel Rosales | Rene Tapsoba | Dmitry Zhdankin | Susan Yang
Series: Working Paper No. 15/25
|February 05, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Establishes a Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust to Enhance Support for Eligible Low Income Countries Hit by Public Health Disasters|
|February 05, 2015 -- Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust|
|February 05, 2015 -- IMF Survey : IMF to Provide Grants for $100 Million in Debt Relief to Ebola-hit Countries|
The IMF will provide grants totaling $100 million to be used as debt relief to the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone will use the funds to cover the cost of servicing their debt.