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IMF Executive Board Approves A US$370 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to Support the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Approves A US$370 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to Support the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a 42-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561127

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Budget planning and preparation, Currencies, External debt, ISCR, CR, asset declaration regime, COVID emergency financing grant, anti-corruption regime

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted a heavy economic and social toll, amplifying the challenges of the armed conflict and fragility. Activity contracted sharply, and new external and fiscal financing needs emerged...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Request for a 42-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a 42-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2020/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513561127.002

ISBN: 9781513561127

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Budget planning and preparation, Currencies, External debt, ISCR, CR, asset declaration regime, COVID emergency financing grant, anti-corruption regime

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted a heavy economic and social toll, amplifying the challenges of the armed conflict and fragility. Activity contracted sharply, and new external and fiscal financing needs emerged...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a 42-month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a 42-month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a 42-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561127

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Budget planning and preparation, Currencies, External debt, ISCR, CR, asset declaration regime, COVID emergency financing grant, anti-corruption regime

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted a heavy economic and social toll, amplifying the challenges of the armed conflict and fragility. Activity contracted sharply, and new external and fiscal financing needs emerged...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a 42-month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a 42-month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a 42-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561127

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Budget planning and preparation, Currencies, External debt, ISCR, CR, asset declaration regime, COVID emergency financing grant, anti-corruption regime

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted a heavy economic and social toll, amplifying the challenges of the armed conflict and fragility. Activity contracted sharply, and new external and fiscal financing needs emerged...

Statement by Hossein Hosseini, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Cyrus Sassanpour, Senior Advisor to Executive Director November 6, 2020

Statement by Hossein Hosseini, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Cyrus Sassanpour, Senior Advisor to Executive Director November 6, 2020 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a 42-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561127

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Budget planning and preparation, Currencies, External debt, ISCR, CR, asset declaration regime, COVID emergency financing grant, anti-corruption regime

The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted a heavy economic and social toll, amplifying the challenges of the armed conflict and fragility. Activity contracted sharply, and new external and fiscal financing needs emerged...

The Macroeconomic Costs of Conflict

The Macroeconomic Costs of Conflict »

Volume/Issue: 2020/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547756.001

ISBN: 9781513547756

Keywords: Development, Economic conditions, Social safety nets, Economic forecasting, Economic policy, conflict, war, growth, trade, migration

Macroeconomic costs of conflict are generally very large, with GDP per capita about 28 percent lower ten years after conflict onset. This is overwhelmingly driven by private consumption, which falls by 25 percent t...

The Macroeconomic Costs of Conflict1

The Macroeconomic Costs of Conflict1 »

Source: The Macroeconomic Costs of Conflict

Volume/Issue: 2020/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Natalija Novta , and Evgenia Pugacheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547756

Keywords: Development, Economic conditions, Social safety nets, Economic forecasting, Economic policy, conflict, war, growth, trade, migration

Macroeconomic costs of conflict are generally very large, with GDP per capita about 28 percent lower ten years after conflict onset. This is overwhelmingly driven by private consumption, which falls by 25 percent t...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$220 Million Disbursement to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$220 Million Disbursement to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542591

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Central banks, Economic reforms, Credit, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, domestic revenue, Proj

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The disbursement will help meet the urgent fiscal and balance of payments needs stemming from the cor...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2020/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542591.002

ISBN: 9781513542591

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Central banks, Economic reforms, Credit, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, domestic revenue, Proj

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The disbursement will help meet the urgent fiscal and balance of payments needs stemming from the cor...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542591

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Central banks, Economic reforms, Credit, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, domestic revenue, Proj

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The disbursement will help meet the urgent fiscal and balance of payments needs stemming from the cor...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542591

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Central banks, Economic reforms, Credit, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, domestic revenue, Proj

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The disbursement will help meet the urgent fiscal and balance of payments needs stemming from the cor...

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Syed Ishaq Alavi, Government Provided Advisor to Executive Director April 29, 2020

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Syed Ishaq Alavi, Government Provided Advisor to Executive Director April 29, 2020 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2020/143

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542591

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Central banks, Economic reforms, Credit, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, domestic revenue, Proj

This paper discusses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility. The disbursement will help meet the urgent fiscal and balance of payments needs stemming from the cor...

IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries

IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries »

Source: Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513540603.007

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

IMF Policy Paper: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Approval of Grant Assistance for Debt Service Relief

IMF Policy Paper: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Approval of Grant Assistance for Debt Service Relief »

Source: Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

Unlocking Access to Finance for SMEs: A Cross-Country Analysis

Unlocking Access to Finance for SMEs: A Cross-Country Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2020/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armand Fouejieu , Anta Ndoye , and Tetyana Sydorenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536156.001

ISBN: 9781513536156

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Bank credit, Financial systems, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Financial Inclusion, WP, SME, SMEs

Countries in the MENAP and CCA regions have the lowest levels of financial inclusion of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the world. The paper provides empirical evidence on the drivers of SME access to financ...

Unlocking Access to Finance for SMEs: A Cross-Country Analysis

Unlocking Access to Finance for SMEs: A Cross-Country Analysis »

Source: Unlocking Access to Finance for SMEs: A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2020/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armand Fouejieu , Anta Ndoye , and Tetyana Sydorenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2020

ISBN: 9781513536156

Keywords: Financial crises, Financial services, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Bank credit, Financial systems, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Financial Inclusion, WP, SME, SMEs

Countries in the MENAP and CCA regions have the lowest levels of financial inclusion of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the world. The paper provides empirical evidence on the drivers of SME access to financ...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2020/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529912.002

ISBN: 9781513529912

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Balance of payments, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, ITRS, MPD, ESS

This technical advice provided by the staff of the IMF to the authorities of Afghanistan in response to their request for technical assistance (TA). The mission objectives were to assist the Da Afghanistan Bank (DA...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on External Sector Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2020/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529912

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, International investment position, Balance of payments, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, ISCR, CR, ITRS, MPD, ESS

This technical advice provided by the staff of the IMF to the authorities of Afghanistan in response to their request for technical assistance (TA). The mission objectives were to assist the Da Afghanistan Bank (DA...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation and Completes the Sixth and Final Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation and Completes the Sixth and Final Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523958

Keywords: External sector, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, Afghan authority, ECF, dab

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Afghanistan and its Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. Despite difficult circumstances, the Afghan authorities have contin...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation and Completes the Sixth and Final Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation and Completes the Sixth and Final Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523958

Keywords: External sector, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, Afghan authority, ECF, dab

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Afghanistan and its Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. Despite difficult circumstances, the Afghan authorities have contin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2019/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523958.002

ISBN: 9781513523958

Keywords: External sector, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, Afghan authority, ECF, dab

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Afghanistan and its Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. Despite difficult circumstances, the Afghan authorities have contin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics Technical Assistance Mission (October 18-31, 2018)

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics Technical Assistance Mission (October 18-31, 2018) »

Volume/Issue: 2019/378

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513523828.002

ISBN: 9781513523828

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Financial statistics, Public financial management, Financial statements, Financial data, ISCR, CR, GFS, BCG, extrabudgetary

This Technical Assistance paper assesses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan government's finance statistics (GFS). The mission updated the AFMIS bridge tables to enable producing Budgetary Central Government data acco...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Government Finance Statistics Technical Assistance Mission (October 18-31, 2018)

Volume/Issue: 2019/378

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523828

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Financial statistics, Public financial management, Financial statements, Financial data, ISCR, CR, GFS, BCG, extrabudgetary

This Technical Assistance paper assesses Islamic Republic of Afghanistan government's finance statistics (GFS). The mission updated the AFMIS bridge tables to enable producing Budgetary Central Government data acco...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523958

Keywords: External sector, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, Afghan authority, ECF, dab

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Afghanistan and its Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. Despite difficult circumstances, the Afghan authorities have contin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and The Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and The Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523958

Keywords: External sector, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, Afghan authority, ECF, dab

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Afghanistan and its Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. Despite difficult circumstances, the Afghan authorities have contin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV – Consultation and the Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV – Consultation and the Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and the Sixth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523958

Keywords: External sector, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Public financial management, Fiscal policy, ISCR, CR, Afghan authority, ECF, dab

This paper presents 2019 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Afghanistan and its Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. Despite difficult circumstances, the Afghan authorities have contin...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318815

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Afghan authority, Proj, domestic revenue, ECF, performance criterion

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. The paper highlights that in the face of many headwinds, Af...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2019/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498318815.002

ISBN: 9781498318815

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Afghan authority, Proj, domestic revenue, ECF, performance criterion

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. The paper highlights that in the face of many headwinds, Af...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318815

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Afghan authority, Proj, domestic revenue, ECF, performance criterion

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. The paper highlights that in the face of many headwinds, Af...

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Cyrus Sassanpour, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, Syed Ishaq Alavi, Government Provided Advisor June 3, 2019

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Cyrus Sassanpour, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, Syed Ishaq Alavi, Government Provided Advisor June 3, 2019 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2019/157

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318815

Keywords: External sector, Fiscal policy, Financial soundness indicators, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Afghan authority, Proj, domestic revenue, ECF, performance criterion

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. The paper highlights that in the face of many headwinds, Af...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review and Approves Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review and Approves Extension of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389539

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

Background: The three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for SDR 32.38 million (US$44.9 million, or 10 percent of quota) was approved on July 20, 2016. The first three reviews under the ECF w...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484389539.002

ISBN: 9781484389539

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

Background: The three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for SDR 32.38 million (US$44.9 million, or 10 percent of quota) was approved on July 20, 2016. The first three reviews under the ECF w...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389539

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

Background: The three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for SDR 32.38 million (US$44.9 million, or 10 percent of quota) was approved on July 20, 2016. The first three reviews under the ECF w...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement—Press Release; and Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Request for Extension and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484389539

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

Background: The three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for SDR 32.38 million (US$44.9 million, or 10 percent of quota) was approved on July 20, 2016. The first three reviews under the ECF w...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Mission (March 12-22, 2018)

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Mission (March 12-22, 2018) »

Volume/Issue: 2018/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484384954.002

ISBN: 9781484384954

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

A technical assistance (TA) mission on external sector statistics (ESS) was conducted in Beirut, Lebanon, during March 12-22, 2018, for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB).1 The mission took place at the request of the D...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Technical Assistance Report-Report on the External Sector Statistics Mission (March 12-22, 2018)

Volume/Issue: 2018/321

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484384954

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

A technical assistance (TA) mission on external sector statistics (ESS) was conducted in Beirut, Lebanon, during March 12-22, 2018, for the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB).1 The mission took place at the request of the D...

The Fiscal Cost of Conflict: Evidence from Afghanistan 2005-2016

The Fiscal Cost of Conflict: Evidence from Afghanistan 2005-2016 »

Source: The Fiscal Cost of Conflict: Evidence from Afghanistan 2005-2016

Volume/Issue: 2018/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Barrett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484374931

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, conflict, peace dividend, AfghanistanI, Afghanistan, Structure and Scope of Government, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

I use a monthly panel of provincially-collected central government revenues and conflict fatalities to estimate government revenues lost due to conflict in Afghanistan since 2005. I identify causal effects by instr...

The Fiscal Cost of Conflict: Evidence from Afghanistan 2005-2016

The Fiscal Cost of Conflict: Evidence from Afghanistan 2005-2016 »

Volume/Issue: 2018/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Barrett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484374931.001

ISBN: 9781484374931

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, conflict, peace dividend, AfghanistanI, Afghanistan, Structure and Scope of Government, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law

I use a monthly panel of provincially-collected central government revenues and conflict fatalities to estimate government revenues lost due to conflict in Afghanistan since 2005. I identify causal effects by instr...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the ECF Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Approves US$6.4 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the ECF Arrangement for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Approves US$6.4 Million Disbursement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484357576

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Governance, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation through end-December 2017 was...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2018/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484357576.002

ISBN: 9781484357576

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Governance, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation through end-December 2017 was...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484357576

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Governance, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation through end-December 2017 was...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484357576

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Governance, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation through end-December 2017 was...

Definitions

Definitions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last?

2. Low Inflation in Asia: How Long Will It Last? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Introduction and Main Findings Global growth in 2017 was the highest since 2011 and is expected to strengthen further in 2018–19, supported by broad-based momentum across countries a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific
			: Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339886.086

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

Asia is expected to grow by about 51/2 percent this year, accounting for nearly two-thirds of global growth, and the region remains the world's most dynamic by a considerable margin. But despite the strong outlook,...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

Chapter 5. A Way Forward

Chapter 5. A Way Forward »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Rising Challenges The pursuit of multiple goals with public payrolls—often with limited success—has left several countries in the region with high wage bills at a time of heightened...

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends

Chapter 2. Benchmarking and Trends »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Comparison with Global Peers Public wage bills in the MENAP region are higher than in other emerging market and developing economies (Figure 2.1). 1...

Chapter 6. Conclusion

Chapter 6. Conclusion »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Management of public sector wage bills has emerged as an important policy challenge for the region. Reflecting legacies from the past—including the large role of the state—as well as considerable oil wealth...

Chapter 3. Drivers

Chapter 3. Drivers »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Policy Objectives Employment In many areas of the MENAP region, high wage bills reflect the traditional role of the state as the employer of first reso...

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 1. Introduction »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Economic and social challenges have intensified across the Middle East and Central Asia. Despite a stronger global economy, the growth outlook for the region remains subdued (IMF 2017). Weak economic growth...

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects

Chapter 4. Outcomes and Economic Effects »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Public Service Delivery Higher wage bills have on average not produced better service delivery, though public services are also affected by other considerations (Figures 4.1 and 4.2)...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484336731.087

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Volume: 18

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Public Wage Bills in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Natalia Tamirisa , and Christoph Duenwald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2018

ISBN: 9781484336731

Keywords: Public sector, Public sector wages, Public employment, Public expenditure management, Public expenditures reform, Public services, Public employment systems, Public sector; Public sector wages; Public employment; Public expenditure management; Public expenditures reform; Public services; Public employment systems

Analysis of policies for managing public sector wage bills in the Middle East and Central Asia region. While some work has been done recently at the Fund on issues related to government employment and compensation,...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation and Completes the Second Review Under the ECF for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation and Completes the Second Review Under the ECF for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2017/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332863

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, External sector, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Corruption, Governance, Financial sector, Extended Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP of Afghanistan grew by 2.4 percent in 2016 thanks to higher agricultural output. For 2017, growth is projected at 2.5 percent and at 3 percent for 2018...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2017/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484332863.002

ISBN: 9781484332863

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, External sector, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Corruption, Governance, Financial sector, Extended Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP of Afghanistan grew by 2.4 percent in 2016 thanks to higher agricultural output. For 2017, growth is projected at 2.5 percent and at 3 percent for 2018...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Selected Issues

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/378

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484332917.002

ISBN: 9781484332917

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

This paper presents estimates of the fiscal revenue cost of conflict in Afghanistan, defined as the loss of government domestic revenue due to conflict. The loss of government revenue is an important component of t...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/378

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332917

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

This paper presents estimates of the fiscal revenue cost of conflict in Afghanistan, defined as the loss of government domestic revenue due to conflict. The loss of government revenue is an important component of t...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/378

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332917

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

This paper presents estimates of the fiscal revenue cost of conflict in Afghanistan, defined as the loss of government domestic revenue due to conflict. The loss of government revenue is an important component of t...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Selected Issues »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/378

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332917

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East

This paper presents estimates of the fiscal revenue cost of conflict in Afghanistan, defined as the loss of government domestic revenue due to conflict. The loss of government revenue is an important component of t...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2017/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332863

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, External sector, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Corruption, Governance, Financial sector, Extended Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP of Afghanistan grew by 2.4 percent in 2016 thanks to higher agricultural output. For 2017, growth is projected at 2.5 percent and at 3 percent for 2018...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2017/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332863

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, External sector, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Corruption, Governance, Financial sector, Extended Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP of Afghanistan grew by 2.4 percent in 2016 thanks to higher agricultural output. For 2017, growth is projected at 2.5 percent and at 3 percent for 2018...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2017/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332863

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, External sector, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Corruption, Governance, Financial sector, Extended Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP of Afghanistan grew by 2.4 percent in 2016 thanks to higher agricultural output. For 2017, growth is projected at 2.5 percent and at 3 percent for 2018...

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daïri, Alternate Executive Director, and Abdelali Jbili, Senior Advisor to Executive Director December 5, 2017

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammed Daïri, Alternate Executive Director, and Abdelali Jbili, Senior Advisor to Executive Director December 5, 2017 »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2017/377

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484332863

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Public debt, External sector, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Corruption, Governance, Financial sector, Extended Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP of Afghanistan grew by 2.4 percent in 2016 thanks to higher agricultural output. For 2017, growth is projected at 2.5 percent and at 3 percent for 2018...

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States—Case Studies

Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States—Case Studies »

Source: Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States

IMF Executive Board Discusses Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States »

Source: Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

Multi-Country Report
			: Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report

Multi-Country Report : Building Fiscal Capacity in Fragile States-Case Studies-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484303719.002

ISBN: 9781484303719

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Mali, Middle East, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa

This report reviews the IMF's effort to build fiscal capacity in fragile states. It presents case studies on IMF technical assistance (TA) and capacity development in the fiscal area, provided by its Fiscal Affairs...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the ECF for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Approves US$6.2 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the ECF for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Approves US$6.2 Million Disbursement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302972

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

This paper discusses Afghanistan's First Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and the Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation has been satisfactory. All...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302972.002

ISBN: 9781484302972

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

This paper discusses Afghanistan's First Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and the Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation has been satisfactory. All...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302972

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

This paper discusses Afghanistan's First Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and the Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation has been satisfactory. All...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302972

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

This paper discusses Afghanistan's First Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and the Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation has been satisfactory. All...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/144

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2017

ISBN: 9781484302972

Keywords: Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of

This paper discusses Afghanistan's First Review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement and the Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementation has been satisfactory. All...

Middle East and Central Asia
			: A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Middle East and Central Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts »

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lisa Kolovich , and Sakina Shibuya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475519983.001

ISBN: 9781475519983

Keywords: Gender budgeting; fiscal policy and administration; gender inequality; Middle East and Central Asia

Gender budgeting uses fiscal policies to promote gender equality and women's advancement, but is struggling to take hold in the Middle East and Central Asia. We provide an overview of two gender budgeting efforts i...

Middle East and Central Asia

Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Middle East and Central Asia : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lisa Kolovich , and Sakina Shibuya

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475519983

Keywords: Gender budgeting; fiscal policy and administration; gender inequality; Middle East and Central Asia

Gender budgeting uses fiscal policies to promote gender equality and women's advancement, but is struggling to take hold in the Middle East and Central Asia. We provide an overview of two gender budgeting efforts i...

IMF Executive Board Approves A US$44.9 million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to Support the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Approves A US$44.9 million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to Support the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498389990

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program sets out a structural reform agenda that focuses on institution building, fiscal and fin...

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2016/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498389990.002

ISBN: 9781498389990

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program sets out a structural reform agenda that focuses on institution building, fiscal and fin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498389990

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program sets out a structural reform agenda that focuses on institution building, fiscal and fin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a Three Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a Three Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498389990

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program sets out a structural reform agenda that focuses on institution building, fiscal and fin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498389990

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program sets out a structural reform agenda that focuses on institution building, fiscal and fin...

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Abdelali Jbili, Alternate Executive Director, July 20, 2016

Statement by Jafar Mojarrad, Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Abdelali Jbili, Alternate Executive Director, July 20, 2016 »

Source: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498389990

This paper discusses Afghanistan's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program sets out a structural reform agenda that focuses on institution building, fiscal and fin...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484350843.002

ISBN: 9781484350843

Keywords: revenue, budget, exchange, tax, deficit

This paper discusses economic developments, outlooks, and risks in Afghanistan. The economy is in difficultly. Deepening uncertainty about the political transition following the 2014 presidential election, corrupti...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan—IMF Management Completes Second Review of Staff-Monitored Program

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan—IMF Management Completes Second Review of Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484350843

Keywords: revenue, budget, exchange, tax, deficit

This paper discusses economic developments, outlooks, and risks in Afghanistan. The economy is in difficultly. Deepening uncertainty about the political transition following the 2014 presidential election, corrupti...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Second Review of the Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484350843

Keywords: revenue, budget, exchange, tax, deficit

This paper discusses economic developments, outlooks, and risks in Afghanistan. The economy is in difficultly. Deepening uncertainty about the political transition following the 2014 presidential election, corrupti...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484350843

Keywords: revenue, budget, exchange, tax, deficit

This paper discusses economic developments, outlooks, and risks in Afghanistan. The economy is in difficultly. Deepening uncertainty about the political transition following the 2014 presidential election, corrupti...

Avoiding the New Mediocre: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Avoiding the New Mediocre: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

Avoiding the New Mediocre
			: Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513572710.087

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising the Middle East and Central Asia's long-term growth prospects is critical for meeting the region's pressing need for jobs and higher living standards....

4. Main Findings and Policy Implications

4. Main Findings and Policy Implications »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Well-targeted policies can boost the Middle East and Central Asia’s declining long-term economic growth prospects, lifting the region out of the “new mediocre.” In the midst of intensifying regional conflict...

3. Reforms to Unlock Growth Potential in the Middle East and Central Asia

3. Reforms to Unlock Growth Potential in the Middle East and Central Asia »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Raising growth potential requires combinations of reforms that can affect the factors discussed in Chapter 2 and, naturally, reform priorities vary across countries. Most reform areas are heavily discussed i...

2. What Matters for Growth of Productivity, Employment, and Capital?

2. What Matters for Growth of Productivity, Employment, and Capital? »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

The above supply-side drivers of growth have long been examined, 6 but what are the underlying determinants of these drivers? For example, technological progress can raise product...

1. Why Raise Long-Term Growth?

1. Why Raise Long-Term Growth? »

Source: Avoiding the New Mediocre : Raising Long-Term Growth in the Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Pritha Mitra , Amr Hosny , Gohar Minasyan , Mark Fischer , and Gohar Abajyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513572710

Keywords: Middle East and Central Asia, Fiscal policy, environment, oil, productivity, growth, employment, long-term growth, capital, labor

Underlying long-term growth is potential growth—the rate of growth of the level of output consistent with stable inflation, 2 which is fundamental to job creation and living stand...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Volume/Issue: 2016/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498304320.002

ISBN: 9781498304320

Keywords: security, macroeconomic stability, monetary fund, budget, revenues, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Middle East

The Ex Post Assessment aims to provide a frank review of progress during the 2006 and 2011 programs, and a forward-looking assessment that takes into account lessons learned. It begins by providing the background a...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2016/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498304320

Keywords: security, macroeconomic stability, monetary fund, budget, revenues, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Middle East

The Ex Post Assessment aims to provide a frank review of progress during the 2006 and 2011 programs, and a forward-looking assessment that takes into account lessons learned. It begins by providing the background a...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : 2015 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Direct for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Volume/Issue: 2015/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513592817

Keywords: Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Middle East, security, budget, monetary fund, revenue, exchange rate

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Afghanistan remains a poor fragile state that is far from self-reliance. Significant fiscal and banking vulnerabilities emerged in 2014. Domestic revenue collection...