The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the eligibility of Liberia for assistance under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative. It describes recent economic progress and the situation of Liberia. The study discusses its medium- to long-term macroeconomic framework and poverty reduction strategy. It also summarizes the preliminary Debt Relief Analysis (DRA) and presents the size of possible Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC), Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI), and MDRI-type assistance, including arrears clearance. It also suggests a timeline for preparing the decision point document, and outlines reforms that could serve as completion point triggers.