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Consumer Prices 4.1 5.3
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Sri Lanka and the IMF
Updated November 18, 2016

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (19) | Article IV Staff Reports (8) | Communiques (1) | IMF Survey Online (6) | IMF Surveys (1) | IMFC Statements (3) | Letters of Intent (13) | News Briefs (2) | Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (1) | Press Releases (49) | Public Information Notices (12) | Publications (84) | Speeches (7) | Transcripts (26) | Views & Commentaries (2) | Financial Sector Assessment Program (1) | Other (2) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 07, 2016 -- Statement by the Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka
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October 09, 2015 -- Statement by the Hon. Ravi Karunayake, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Sri Lanka
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October 10, 2014 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka
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October 11, 2013 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Sri Lanka
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October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka
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September 23, 2011 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Sri Lanka
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October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka
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October 06, 2009 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 13, 2008 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 22, 2007 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama, Governor of the World Bank and the IMF for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama, Governor of the Fund and the World Bank for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Kairshasp Nariman Choksy, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. K.n. Choksy, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 28, 2000 -- Statement by the Hon. Faiz Mohideen, Alternate Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 28, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. G.l. Peiris, Alternate Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 07, 1998 -- Statement by the Hon. G.l. Peiris, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. G. L. Peiris, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Sri Lanka, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
June 14, 2016 -- Sri Lanka : Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Statement, and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 16/150
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September 18, 2014 -- Sri Lanka: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 14/285
December 03, 2007 -- Sri Lanka: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Alternate Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 07/373
December 21, 2006 -- Sri Lanka: 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 06/446
September 13, 2005 -- Sri Lanka: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 05/335
March 16, 2004 -- Sri Lanka: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/68
September 13, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: 2002 Article IV Consultation and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice and the News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/199
May 16, 2001 -- Sri Lanka: 2000 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Stand-by Arrangement -- Staff Report; Public Information Notice; and Press Release on the Executive Board
Series: Country Report No. 01/71
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Communiques
October 06, 2016 -- Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development
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IMF Survey Online
June 14, 2016 -- IMF Survey : Sri Lanka to Reboot Economic Policies
The IMF approved on June 3 a three-year, $1.5 billion loan for Sri Lanka under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to support the country’s economic reform agenda.
February 04, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Post-conflict, Brighter Economic Prospects for Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, after emerging from a decades-long civil conflict, is seeing strong economic growth of 7.5 percent. The country now stands at a crossroads and needs to build on current reforms if it is to take full advantage of the favorable economic environment, says the IMF.
November 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Loan Helps Sri Lankan Reconstruction Drive
A loan from the IMF is helping rebuild confidence in Sri Lanka’s economy as it recovers from conflict and paves the way for donor assistance in its reconstruction effort.
July 29, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Lend $2.6 Billion to Sri Lanka
The IMF will lend $2.6 billion to Sri Lanka to help it recover from the impact of the global financial crisis and return the South Asian country to long-term, sustainable growth after almost three decades of war.
July 29, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Sri Lanka to Use IMF Loan to Reform Economy After Conflict
The IMF has approved a 20-month Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka providing the South Asian island nation with a $2.6 billion loan to help reform the economy following the end of its extended conflict.
March 05, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Poor Countries Need Extra Help to Get Through Global Crisis
A new IMF study finds that at least $25 billion in urgent concessional financing will be needed this year to help low-income countries affected by the deepening global economic crisis and prevent millions from falling back into poverty.
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IMF Surveys
August 29, 2005 -- IMF Survey:
Iraq's priorities; IMF reviews of Latvia, Sri Lanka, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Slovenia; IT in low-income countries; African currency blocs; Legacy of Soviet empire; Indonesia looks to keep pace with Asia; Bhutan's national happiness; IMF governance. PDF File Size: 494Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 08, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 331Kb
April 15, 2016 -- IMFC Statement by Arun Jaitley Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 280Kb
October 09, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 307Kb
April 18, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 309Kb
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Alternate Governor, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 261Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 302Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 385Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 213Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 590Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Pranab Mukherjee, Minister of Finance, India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 409Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Duvvuri Subbarao, Governor, Reserve Bank of India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 355Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, Minister of Finance of India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 445Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Duvvuri Subbarao, Alternate Governor,(On behalf of Mr. Palaniappan Chidambaram, Home Minister of India)
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 430Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 283Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Dr. Rakesh Mohan
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 150Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Palaniappan Chidambaram, Minister of Finance of India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 312Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Dr. Yaga V. Reddy, Governor, Reserve Bank of India
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 791Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Finance Minister Mr.P.Chidambaram, Leader of the Indian Delegation
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 282Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by Honourable Finance Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram, Leader of the Indian Delegation to the IMFC
On behalf of: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka. PDF File Size: 175Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Finance Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram, Leader of the Indian Delegation
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April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Dr. Y.V. Reddy, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Leader of the Indian Delegation to the International Monetary and Financial Committe(IMFC)
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September 21, 2003 -- Statement by Dr. Y.V. Reddy, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Leader of the Indian Delegation to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Given on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
Representing the constituency consisting of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Sri Lanka.
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Carlos Saito G-24 Chairman to the Second Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, September 24, 2000
Speaking as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Group of 24 on International Monetary Affairs
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by the Honourable Mr. Yashwant Sinha, Finance Minister of India at the International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting on April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka.
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Letters of Intent
May 12, 2016 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 12, 2016
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July 05, 2012 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 05, 2012
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March 15, 2012 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 15, 2012
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March 15, 2011 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 15, 2011
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January 17, 2011 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 17, 2011
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September 14, 2010 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, September 14, 2010
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June 19, 2010 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 19, 2010
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October 30, 2009 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, October 30, 2009
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July 16, 2009 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 16, 2009
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February 08, 2005 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, February 08, 2005
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March 28, 2003 -- Sri Lanka -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 28, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Sri Lanka describes the policies that Sri Lanka intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 01, 2002 -- Sri Lanka Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 1, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Sri Lanka describes the policies that Sri Lanka intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 19, 2001 -- Sri Lanka Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 19, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Sri Lanka describes the policies that Sri Lanka intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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News Briefs
September 03, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Sri Lanka's Stand-By Arrangement and Approves US$64 Million Disbursement
April 15, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Sri Lanka's Stand-By Arrangement and Approves US$60 Million Disbursement
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Other
February 04, 2005 -- Preliminary Assessment of the Macroeconomic Impact of The Tsunami Disaster on Affected Countries, and of Associated Financing Needs
December 28, 2004 -- Sri Lanka: Letter from Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF, Following the South Asian Earthquake Disaster
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
December 05, 2002 -- Sri Lanka - Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation, November 2002
Describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.
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Press Releases
November 18, 2016 -- IMF Completes First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the EFF with Sri Lanka and Approves US$162.6 Million Disbursement
September 23, 2016 -- IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka to Discuss Progress of Economic Program
June 14, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
June 03, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$1.5 Billion Extended Arrangement under EFF for Sri Lanka
April 28, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff Level Agreement with Sri Lanka on Three-Year $1.5 Billion EFF
April 11, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Sri Lanka
February 05, 2016 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka
December 29, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Launches Youth Video Contest in Asia
December 09, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Fourth Post-Program Monitoring with Sri Lanka
November 03, 2015 -- Press Release: Sri Lanka Subscribes to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard
September 18, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka
May 05, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka
March 04, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka
February 18, 2015 -- Press Release: Joint Statement by the IMF Managing Director and Finance Minister of Sri Lanka
July 29, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka
May 30, 2014 -- Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
December 03, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes Ex-Post Assessment of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka
November 20, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara at the Conclusion of his Visit to Sri Lanka
September 25, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
February 13, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission to Sri Lanka
July 20, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Eighth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US$ 415.0 Million Disbursement
June 15, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
April 02, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US$ 426.8 Million Disbursement
February 03, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
September 07, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
June 10, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
April 04, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US $218.3 Million Disbursement
February 18, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
February 02, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US$216.6 Million Disbursement
December 13, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
September 24, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka and Approves US$212.5 Million Disbursement
August 23, 2010 -- Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
June 28, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews Under Stand-By Arrangement with Sri Lanka and Approves US$407.8 Million Disbursement
May 21, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
February 25, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
December 04, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
November 25, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Sale of 10 Metric Tons of Gold to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
November 06, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Sri Lanka and Approves US$329.4 Million Disbursement
September 22, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Sri Lanka
July 24, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$2.6 Billion Stand-By Arrangement for Sri Lanka
July 20, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Sri Lanka on US$ 2.5 Billion Stand-By Arrangement
March 04, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$157.5 million in Emergency Assistance for Sri Lanka
January 19, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement of the IMF First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger at the Conclusion of a Visit to Sri Lanka
January 13, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Sri Lanka's Request for Extension of Repayment Expectations
January 06, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato at the ASEAN Leaders' Special Meeting in Jakarta
December 26, 2004 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato on South Asia Earthquake Disaster
October 13, 2004 -- Press Release: High-Level Conference on Financial Sector Issues in Emerging Markets in Asia: Role of the International Monetary Fund, October 11-12, 2004
April 18, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$567 Million in PRGF/EFF Credit Arrangements for Sri Lanka
April 20, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$253 Million Stand-By Arrangement For Sri Lanka
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Public Information Notices
May 09, 2013 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and Supports Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 19, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
October 31, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 29, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 13, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 02, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 12, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes  2003 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 11, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 14, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
October 22, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
August 12, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
August 05, 1997 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Sri Lanka
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
June 14, 2016 -- Sri Lanka : Fourth Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 16/152
December 10, 2015 -- Sri Lanka: Third Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 15/335
September 28, 2015 -- Monetary Policy Transmission in Emerging Asia : The Role of Banks and the Effects of Financial Globalization
Author/Editor: Nasha Ananchotikul | Dulani Seneviratne
Series: Working Paper No. 15/207
July 17, 2015 -- Drivers of Financial Integration – Implications for Asia
Author/Editor: Nasha Ananchotikul | Shi Piao | Edda Zoli
Series: Working Paper No. 15/160
May 29, 2015 -- Base Erosion, Profit Shifting and Developing Countries
Author/Editor: Ernesto Crivelli | Ruud A. de Mooij | Michael Keen
Series: Working Paper No. 15/118
April 10, 2015 -- Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Alfred Schipke
October 22, 2014 -- Unraveling the Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Manuk Ghazanchyan
Series: Working Paper No. 14/190
September 22, 2014 -- Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 14/289
September 22, 2014 -- Sri Lanka: Ex-Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 14/290
September 18, 2014 -- Sri Lanka: Selected Issues Paper
Series: Country Report No. 14/286
March 11, 2014 -- Estimating Sri Lanka’s Potential Output
Author/Editor: Ding Ding | John Nelmes | Roshan Perera | Volodymyr Tulin
Series: Working Paper No. 14/40
May 16, 2013 -- Sri Lanka : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring
Series: Country Report No. 13/120
July 25, 2012 -- Sri Lanka: Eighth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement : Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka.
Series: Country Report No. 12/198
April 19, 2012 -- Sri Lanka : Seventh Review under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement Period, Rephasing of Purchases, and Establishment of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka.
Series: Country Report No. 12/95
April 01, 2011 -- Toward Inflation Targeting in Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Ding Ding | Rahul Anand | Shanaka J. Peiris
Series: Working Paper No. 11/81
March 15, 2011 -- External Performance in Low-Income Countries
Author/Editor: Alessandro Prati | Luca Antonio Ricci | Lone Engbo Christiansen | Stephen Tokarick | Thierry Tressel
Series: Occasional Paper No. 272
October 29, 2010 -- Sri Lanka: Second and Third Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka.
Series: Country Report No. 10/333
August 06, 2010 -- Sri Lanka: First Review Under the Stand - By Arrangement - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 10/260
April 13, 2010 -- International Financial Statistics, April 2010
Series: Volume 63, No. 4
December 01, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, December 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 12
November 04, 2009 -- Sri Lanka: Request for Stand-By Arrangement -Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 09/310
October 30, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, November 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 11
August 01, 2009 -- Measures of Underlying Inflation in Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Gupta, Souvik | Saxegaard, Magnus
Series: Working Paper No. 09/167
July 01, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, July 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 7
May 04, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, May 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 5
April 01, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, April, 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 4
February 02, 2009 -- International Financial Statistics, February 2009
Series: Volume 62, No. 02
December 16, 2008 -- Developing Essential Financial Markets in Smaller Economies : Stylized Facts and Policy Options
Series: Occasional Paper No. 265
December 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, December 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 12
July 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, July 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 07
May 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, May 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 05
March 07, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, April, 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 04
March 03, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, March 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 03
March 01, 2008 -- Pass-Through of External Shocks to Inflation in Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Duma, Nombulelo
Series: Working Paper No. 08/78
February 01, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, February 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 02
January 16, 2008 -- Sri Lanka: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Mutual Evaluation Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 08/18
January 03, 2008 -- International Financial Statistics, January 2008
Series: Volume 61, No. 01
December 17, 2007 -- Sri Lanka: Financial System Stability Assessment - Update, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision and Payment Systems
Series: Country Report No. 07/383
December 03, 2007 -- Sri Lanka: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 07/374
October 18, 2007 -- Promoting Fiscal Discipline
Author/Editor: Manmohan S. Kumar | Teresa Ter-Minassian
September 01, 2007 -- Sri Lanka's Sources of Growth
Author/Editor: Duma, Nombulelo
Series: Working Paper No. 07/225
February 01, 2007 -- Are Workers' Remittances a Hedge Against Macroeconomic Shocks? The Case of Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Lueth, Erik | Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Series: Working Paper No. 07/22
February 01, 2007 -- International Financial Statistics, May 2007
Series: Volume 60, No. 05
December 21, 2006 -- Sri Lanka: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 06/447
November 01, 2006 -- The Magnitude and Distribution of Fuel Subsidies: Evidence from Bolivia, Ghana, Jordan, Mali, and Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Coady, David | El-Said, Moataz | Gillingham, Robert | Kpodar, Kangni | Medas, Paulo A. | Newhouse, David Locke
Series: Working Paper No. 06/247
September 13, 2005 -- Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/337
July 25, 2005 -- Sri Lanka: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Fiscal Transparency Module--Update
Series: Country Report No. 05/251
March 08, 2005 -- Sri Lanka: Use of Fund Resources-Request for Emergency Assistance--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion for Sri Lanka
Series: Country Report No. 05/84
January 18, 2005 -- Sri Lanka: Request for Extension of Repurchase Expectations--Staff Report and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration
Series: Country Report No. 05/16
March 16, 2004 -- Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/69
January 01, 2004 -- What Are the Channels Through Which External Debt Affects Growth?
Author/Editor: Hélène Poirson | Luca Antonio Ricci | Catherine A. Pattillo
Series: Working Paper No. 04/15
September 09, 2003 -- International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2003 : Making the Global Economy Work for All
Series: 2003
Notes: Full text is not available in Arabic, highlights only.
April 22, 2003 -- Sri Lanka: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 03/106
April 22, 2003 -- Sri Lanka: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Use of Fund Resources--Request for an Extended Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/107
February 28, 2003 -- Financial Infrastructure, Group Interests, and Capital Accumulation : Theory, Evidence, and Policy
Author/Editor: Biaggio Bossone | Sandeep Mahajan | Farah Zahir
Series: Working Paper No. 03/24
October 29, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/233
September 26, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/208
July 01, 2002 -- Assessing Monthly Progress Towards Annual Fiscal Revenue Targets
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 02/116
July 01, 2002 -- Assessing Monthly Progress Towards Annual Fiscal Revenue Targets
Author/Editor: Kanda, Daniel
Series: Working Paper No. 02/116
May 22, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 02/104
May 22, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessments Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 02/104
April 29, 2002 -- Improving Large Taxpayers' Compliance : A Review of Country Experience
Author/Editor: Olivier P. Benon | Katherine Baer | Juan Toro R.
Series: Occasional Paper No. 215
April 19, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: First and Second Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion and for Extension of the Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/86
April 19, 2002 -- Sri Lanka: First and Second Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criterion and for Extension of the Arrangement--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/86
May 15, 2001 -- Sri Lanka: Recent Economic Developments
Series: Country Report No. 01/70
May 01, 2001 -- Price Volatility and Financial Instability
Author/Editor: H. L. Leon | DeLisle Worrell
Series: Working Paper No. 01/60
February 01, 2000 -- Discriminating Contagion : An Alternative Explanation of Contagious Currency Crises in Emerging Markets
Author/Editor: Pavan Ahluwalia
Series: Working Paper No. 00/14
January 01, 2000 -- Deposit Insurance : Actual and Good Practices
Author/Editor: G. G. Garcia
Series: Occasional Paper No. 197
December 10, 1999 -- Sri Lanka: Recent Economic and Policy Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/136
May 01, 1999 -- Spend Now, Pay Later? Tax Smoothing and Fiscal Sustainability in South Asia
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul | Ul Haque, Nadeem | Olekalns, Nilss
Series: Working Paper No. 99/63
November 04, 1998 -- Sri Lanka - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/118
September 05, 1998 -- Sri Lanka: Recent Economic Developments
Series: Country Report No. 98/95
September 05, 1998 -- Sri Lanka: Recent Economic Developments
Series: Country Report No. 98/95
November 04, 1997 -- Sri Lanka--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/95
September 23, 1996 -- Sri Lanka--Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/100
May 26, 1996 -- Financial Programming and Policy: The Case of Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Martin, M. | Rajcoomar, S. | Karlik, John R. | Bell, Michael W. | Sisson, Charles Adair
May 26, 1996 -- Financial Programming and Policy: The Case of Sri Lanka
Author/Editor: Martin, M. | Rajcoomar, S. | Karlik, John R. | Bell, Michael W. | Sisson, Charles Adair
August 01, 1995 -- Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Ucer, E. Murat
Series: Working Paper No. 95/78
August 01, 1995 -- Exchange Market Reform, Inflation, and Fiscal Deficits
Author/Editor: Agénor, Pierre-Richard | Ucer, E. Murat
Series: Working Paper No. 95/78
July 20, 1995 -- Sri Lanka - Background Papers
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/60
Notes: This report on background information on Sri Lanka was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
July 20, 1995 -- Sri Lanka - Statistical Tables
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/61
Notes: These statistical tables on Sri Lanka were prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
April 01, 1993 -- Experience With Floating Interbank Exchange Rate Systems in Five Developing Economies
Author/Editor: Galbis, Vicente
Series: Working Paper No. 93/36
April 01, 1993 -- Experience With Floating Interbank Exchange Rate Systems in Five Developing Economies
Author/Editor: Galbis, Vicente
Series: Working Paper No. 93/36
May 01, 1991 -- Sri Lanka - Price Changes and the Poor
Author/Editor: Gulde, Anne Marie
Series: Working Paper No. 91/46
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Speeches
July 09, 2013 -- "Asia in the 21st Century: The Potential for Sri Lanka" Presentation by Anoop Singh at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit
February 25, 2011 -- Keynote Address at the 46th SEACEN Governors Conference by Mr. Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director
October 07, 2005 -- Convinced By Commonsense -- Or Why We Need Economics, Keynote Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the National Council For Economic Education, Annual Conference 2005, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
June 15, 2005 -- Opening Remarks at the Conference on “Managing Fiscal Risks in Asia” by Mr. Agustín Carstens, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
At the Singapore Training Institute, Singapore
February 12, 2004 -- Lessons from the Asian Crisis -- Keynote Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
SEACEN Meeting, Sri Lanka
October 13, 2003 -- Fighting Poverty and Promoting Growth in South Asia, Remarks Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Seminar with Parliamentarians, Political and Social Leaders, Singapore
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
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Transcripts
June 02, 2016 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department
April 16, 2016 -- Transcript of G-24 Press Briefing
February 11, 2016 -- Transcript: Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, IMF Communications Department
June 06, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
December 03, 2013 -- Transcript of Press Conference on Sri Lanka
May 02, 2013 -- Sri Lanka: Transcript of Press Conference on the IMF Article IV Report
July 23, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Sri Lanka: Eighth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement
April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook
April 03, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on Sri Lanka
September 24, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department
April 25, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by Koshy Mathai, Resident Representative of Sri Lanka, International Monetary Fund
April 16, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department
February 08, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on Sri Lanka by Koshy Mathai, IMF Resident Representative for Sri Lanka and Maldives
November 18, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
June 29, 2010 -- Transcript of Press Briefing on Sri Lanka by Koshy Mathai, IMF Resident Representative for Sri Lanka and Maldives
April 21, 2010 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook by Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, with Jörg Decressin, Assistant Director, Petya Koeva Brooks, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, and Abdul Abiad, Senior Economist in the World Economic Studies Division
November 09, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference Call with International Monetary Fund Resident Representative for Sri Lanka Koshy Mathai on the Completion of the IMF's First Review Under Sri Lanka's Stand-By Arrangement
July 27, 2009 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Sri Lanka With Brian Aitken, Mission Chief for Sri Lanka of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department
July 16, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, IMF
July 02, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
June 19, 2009 -- Transcript of IMF's Bi-Weekly Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations Department
May 21, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations, International Monetary Fund
March 26, 2009 -- Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
March 12, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
October 19, 2007 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on IMF Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook
January 13, 2005 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Thomas C. Dawson, Director, External Relations Department, IMF
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Views & Commentaries
November 05, 2009 -- Letter from IMF Managing Director Strauss-Kahn to Human Rights Watch
May 02, 2008 -- A Letter to the Editor -- Lanka Business Online, By David Burton, Director Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
Published in Lanka Business Online (Sri Lanka)