IMF Executive Board Approves US$478 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Suriname

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a 24-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Suriname, in an amount equivalent to SDR 342 million (about US$478 million...

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IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Senegal

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review of Senegal’s economic performance under a program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI).   The...

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Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the End of her Visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today at the conclusion of her visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan: “I would...

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IMF Executive Board Approves FY2017–FY2019 Medium-Term Budget

On April 20, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for financial year (FY) 2017, beginning May 1, 2016,...

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Zambia to Implement the IMF’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

A mission of the International Monetary Fund visited Lusaka during April 4–8, 2016, to assist the authorities with the implementation of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS), which...

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Bahrain

On March 30, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation with Bahrain. The decline in oil prices adversely affected Bahrain’s fiscal...

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Japan Adheres to the International Monetary Fund’s Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus

Japan has completed the requirements for adherence to the International Monetary Fund’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) Plus—the highest tier of the Data Standards Initiatives. Japan’s SDDS Plus data...

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