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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2020 Article IV Consultation with Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2021/038

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568904

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stance, Revenue administration, ISCR, CR, Iraqi dinar, face challenge, debt stock

Iraq's socio-economic fragilities have been severely aggravated by the pandemic and the sharp decline in oil revenues, which arrived on the heels of widespread social unrest and political instability. The health sy...

Iraq
			: 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

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Iraq : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2021/038

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568904.002

ISBN: 9781513568904

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stance, Revenue administration, ISCR, CR, Iraqi dinar, face challenge, debt stock

Iraq's socio-economic fragilities have been severely aggravated by the pandemic and the sharp decline in oil revenues, which arrived on the heels of widespread social unrest and political instability. The health sy...

Iraq: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

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Iraq: 2020 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2021/038

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568904

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stance, Revenue administration, ISCR, CR, Iraqi dinar, face challenge, debt stock

Iraq's socio-economic fragilities have been severely aggravated by the pandemic and the sharp decline in oil revenues, which arrived on the heels of widespread social unrest and political instability. The health sy...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

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Iraq: Staff Report for the 2020 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2021/038

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568904

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stance, Revenue administration, ISCR, CR, Iraqi dinar, face challenge, debt stock

Iraq's socio-economic fragilities have been severely aggravated by the pandemic and the sharp decline in oil revenues, which arrived on the heels of widespread social unrest and political instability. The health sy...

Statement by Mahmoud Mohieldin, Executive Director for Iraq, Ali Alhosani, Alternate Executive Director for Iraq, and Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor for Iraq February 8, 2021

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Statement by Mahmoud Mohieldin, Executive Director for Iraq, Ali Alhosani, Alternate Executive Director for Iraq, and Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor for Iraq February 8, 2021 »

Source: Iraq : 2020 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2021/038

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568904

Keywords: Public debt, Expenditure, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stance, Revenue administration, ISCR, CR, Iraqi dinar, face challenge, debt stock

Iraq's socio-economic fragilities have been severely aggravated by the pandemic and the sharp decline in oil revenues, which arrived on the heels of widespread social unrest and political instability. The health sy...

Iraq
			: Technical Assistance Report-Guarantees and Extra Budgetary Funds Management

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Iraq : Technical Assistance Report-Guarantees and Extra Budgetary Funds Management »

Volume/Issue: 2021/032

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568362.002

ISBN: 9781513568362

Keywords: Government debt management, Budget planning and preparation, Fiscal risks, Government liabilities, Fiscal law, ISCR, CR, guarantee registry, policy framework, guarantee contract

Iraq is substantially exposed to fiscal risks related to guarantees issued by the State, with a stock of guarantees related to foreign currency service payments and debt of USD 21.7 billion at end-June 2017 and a s...

Iraq

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Iraq »

Source: Iraq : Technical Assistance Report-Guarantees and Extra Budgetary Funds Management

Volume/Issue: 2021/032

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2021

ISBN: 9781513568362

Keywords: Government debt management, Budget planning and preparation, Fiscal risks, Government liabilities, Fiscal law, ISCR, CR, guarantee registry, policy framework, guarantee contract

Iraq is substantially exposed to fiscal risks related to guarantees issued by the State, with a stock of guarantees related to foreign currency service payments and debt of USD 21.7 billion at end-June 2017 and a s...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2019/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508887

Keywords: Central banks, Public financial management, Economic reforms, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, non-oil, percent of GDP, KRG, Iraqi authority, CBI

This 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring highlights that Iraq's social conditions remain harsh following the war with ISIS, with slow progress at reconstruction, weak public servic...

Iraq
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq : 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2019/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508887.002

ISBN: 9781513508887

Keywords: Central banks, Public financial management, Economic reforms, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, non-oil, percent of GDP, KRG, Iraqi authority, CBI

This 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring highlights that Iraq's social conditions remain harsh following the war with ISIS, with slow progress at reconstruction, weak public servic...

Iraq
			: Selected Issues

Iraq : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513508917.002

ISBN: 9781513508917

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Central banks, Fiscal indicators, Oil prices, Credit, non-oil, resource-rich country, financial development, overall balance, medium-term

This Selected Issues paper discusses the choice and design of rules for Iraq, guided by fiscal policy priorities and the country's institutional capacity. A ceiling on current spending is proposed as a fiscal rule...

Iraq: 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring—Press Release; Staff Report; And Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq: 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-program Monitoring—Press Release; Staff Report; And Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2019/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508887

Keywords: Central banks, Public financial management, Economic reforms, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, non-oil, percent of GDP, KRG, Iraqi authority, CBI

This 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring highlights that Iraq's social conditions remain harsh following the war with ISIS, with slow progress at reconstruction, weak public servic...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508917

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Central banks, Fiscal indicators, Oil prices, Credit, non-oil, resource-rich country, financial development, overall balance, medium-term

This Selected Issues paper discusses the choice and design of rules for Iraq, guided by fiscal policy priorities and the country's institutional capacity. A ceiling on current spending is proposed as a fiscal rule...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/249

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508917

Keywords: Financial regulation and supervision, Central banks, Fiscal indicators, Oil prices, Credit, non-oil, resource-rich country, financial development, overall balance, medium-term

This Selected Issues paper discusses the choice and design of rules for Iraq, guided by fiscal policy priorities and the country's institutional capacity. A ceiling on current spending is proposed as a fiscal rule...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Informational Annex

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2019/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508887

Keywords: Central banks, Public financial management, Economic reforms, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, non-oil, percent of GDP, KRG, Iraqi authority, CBI

This 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring highlights that Iraq's social conditions remain harsh following the war with ISIS, with slow progress at reconstruction, weak public servic...

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Iraq and Ms. Maya Choueiri, Senior Adviser to the Executive Director July 19, 2019

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Iraq and Ms. Maya Choueiri, Senior Adviser to the Executive Director July 19, 2019 »

Source: Iraq : 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2019/248

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508887

Keywords: Central banks, Public financial management, Economic reforms, Fiscal policy, Balance of payments, non-oil, percent of GDP, KRG, Iraqi authority, CBI

This 2019 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring highlights that Iraq's social conditions remain harsh following the war with ISIS, with slow progress at reconstruction, weak public servic...

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,...

Iraq
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2017

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484318782.002

ISBN: 9781484318782

Keywords: Iraq, Middle East

Iraq is an oil-dependent and state-dominated fragile economy that has been hit hard by the conflict with ISIS and the fall in oil prices. The conflict has hurt the economy through displacement and impoverishment of...

Iraq: 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq: 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 September 2017

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781484318782

Keywords: Iraq, Middle East

Iraq is an oil-dependent and state-dominated fragile economy that has been hit hard by the conflict with ISIS and the fall in oil prices. The conflict has hurt the economy through displacement and impoverishment of...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Iraq’s Stand-By Arrangement and the 2017 Article IV Consultation

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review of Iraq’s Stand-By Arrangement and the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314944

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Performance criteria waivers

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a double shock facing Iraq as a result of the conflict with the Islamic State and the plunge in oil prices. In 2016, real GDP increased by 11 percent owing to a 25 perce...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314944

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Performance criteria waivers

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a double shock facing Iraq as a result of the conflict with the Islamic State and the plunge in oil prices. In 2016, real GDP increased by 11 percent owing to a 25 perce...

Iraq
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314944.002

ISBN: 9781484314944

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Performance criteria waivers

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a double shock facing Iraq as a result of the conflict with the Islamic State and the plunge in oil prices. In 2016, real GDP increased by 11 percent owing to a 25 perce...

Iraq
			: Selected Issues

Iraq : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314999.002

ISBN: 9781484314999

Keywords: Economic growth, Public sector, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Public sector wages, Pensions, Subsidies, Tax policy, Customs policy, Fiscal reforms

This Selected Issues paper discusses the need to reduce Iraq's current expenditure to create fiscal space for inclusive growth. Iraq's public spending is high in international comparison and is driven by its two la...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314999

Keywords: Economic growth, Public sector, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Public sector wages, Pensions, Subsidies, Tax policy, Customs policy, Fiscal reforms

This Selected Issues paper discusses the need to reduce Iraq's current expenditure to create fiscal space for inclusive growth. Iraq's public spending is high in international comparison and is driven by its two la...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/252

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314999

Keywords: Economic growth, Public sector, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Public sector wages, Pensions, Subsidies, Tax policy, Customs policy, Fiscal reforms

This Selected Issues paper discusses the need to reduce Iraq's current expenditure to create fiscal space for inclusive growth. Iraq's public spending is high in international comparison and is driven by its two la...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314944

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Performance criteria waivers

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a double shock facing Iraq as a result of the conflict with the Islamic State and the plunge in oil prices. In 2016, real GDP increased by 11 percent owing to a 25 perce...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Three Year Stand-By Arrangement, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Three Year Stand-By Arrangement, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314944

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Performance criteria waivers

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a double shock facing Iraq as a result of the conflict with the Islamic State and the plunge in oil prices. In 2016, real GDP increased by 11 percent owing to a 25 perce...

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Iraq and Ms. Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director August 1, 2017

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Iraq and Ms. Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director August 1, 2017 »

Source: Iraq : 2017 Article IV Consultation and Second Review under the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement-and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2017/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484314944

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Oil prices, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal consolidation, Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications, Performance criteria waivers

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights a double shock facing Iraq as a result of the conflict with the Islamic State and the plunge in oil prices. In 2016, real GDP increased by 11 percent owing to a 25 perce...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of Iraq’s Stand-By Arrangement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of Iraq’s Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Iraq : First Review of the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/379

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475559972

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement reviews, Balance of payments deficits, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Financial management, Public enterprises, Bank restructuring, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Iraq's First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) and Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria (PCs). Two...

Iraq
			: First Review of the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq : First Review of the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2016/379

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475559972.007

ISBN: 9781475559972

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement reviews, Balance of payments deficits, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Financial management, Public enterprises, Bank restructuring, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Iraq's First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) and Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria (PCs). Two...

IRAQ: First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement

IRAQ: First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement »

Source: Iraq : First Review of the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/379

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475559972

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement reviews, Balance of payments deficits, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Financial management, Public enterprises, Bank restructuring, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Iraq's First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) and Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria (PCs). Two...

IRAQ: First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement— Informational Annex

IRAQ: First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement— Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : First Review of the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/379

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475559972

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement reviews, Balance of payments deficits, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Financial management, Public enterprises, Bank restructuring, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Iraq's First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) and Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria (PCs). Two...

Statement by Mr. Beblawi, Executive Director and Ms. Choueiri, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director on Iraq

Statement by Mr. Beblawi, Executive Director and Ms. Choueiri, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director on Iraq »

Source: Iraq : First Review of the Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement and Financing Assurances Review, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of the Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/379

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475559972

Keywords: Stand-by arrangement reviews, Balance of payments deficits, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Financial management, Public enterprises, Bank restructuring, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis

This paper discusses Iraq's First Review of the Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) and Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance and Applicability of Performance Criteria (PCs). Two...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$5.34 billion Stand-By Arrangement for Iraq

IMF Executive Board Approves US$5.34 billion Stand-By Arrangement for Iraq »

Source: Iraq : First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-year Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498357654

This paper discusses Iraq's First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement. The oil price decline has resulted in a massive reduction in Iraq's budge...

Iraq
			: First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-year Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Iraq : First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-year Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498357654.002

ISBN: 9781498357654

This paper discusses Iraq's First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement. The oil price decline has resulted in a massive reduction in Iraq's budge...

Iraq: First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement

Iraq: First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Iraq : First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-year Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498357654

This paper discusses Iraq's First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement. The oil price decline has resulted in a massive reduction in Iraq's budge...

Iraq: First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement—Informational Annex

Iraq: First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-Year Stand-by Arrangement—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-year Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498357654

This paper discusses Iraq's First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement. The oil price decline has resulted in a massive reduction in Iraq's budge...

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Iraq and Ms. Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, July 7, 2016

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Iraq and Ms. Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, July 7, 2016 »

Source: Iraq : First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Three-year Stand-By Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/225

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 July 2016

ISBN: 9781498357654

This paper discusses Iraq's First and Second Reviews of the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and Request for a Three-Year Stand-By Arrangement. The oil price decline has resulted in a massive reduction in Iraq's budge...

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...

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Iraq

IMF Managing Director Approves a Staff-Monitored Program for Iraq »

Source: Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513594613

Keywords: exchange, oil prices, economic developments, balance of payments, monetary fund, Middle East, Iraq

This paper discusses the Iraqi authorities’ request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The authorities have requested an SMP to establish a track record of policy credibility to pave the way to a possible IMF fin...

Iraq

Iraq »

Volume/Issue: 2016/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513594613.002

ISBN: 9781513594613

Keywords: exchange, oil prices, economic developments, balance of payments, monetary fund, Middle East, Iraq

This paper discusses the Iraqi authorities’ request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The authorities have requested an SMP to establish a track record of policy credibility to pave the way to a possible IMF fin...

Iraq: Staff-Monitored Program

Iraq: Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513594613

Keywords: exchange, oil prices, economic developments, balance of payments, monetary fund, Middle East, Iraq

This paper discusses the Iraqi authorities’ request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The authorities have requested an SMP to establish a track record of policy credibility to pave the way to a possible IMF fin...

Iraq: Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex

Iraq: Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq

Volume/Issue: 2016/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513594613

Keywords: exchange, oil prices, economic developments, balance of payments, monetary fund, Middle East, Iraq

This paper discusses the Iraqi authorities’ request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The authorities have requested an SMP to establish a track record of policy credibility to pave the way to a possible IMF fin...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa

Fair Taxation in the Middle East and North Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2015/16

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mario Mansour , Pritha Mitra , Carlo Sdralevich , and Andrew Jewell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 September 2015

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552255.006

ISBN: 9781513552255

Keywords: Resource Revenues, Excise, Value-Added Tax, Equity, tax, taxes, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other

Fairness - and what governments can do about it - is at the forefront of economic and social debate all over the world. In MENA, this has been at the core of recent political transitions but has not been adequately...

Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales

Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales »

Source: Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales : ¿vale la pena considerarla?

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Enrique Flores

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2015

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781513592626

Keywords: Recursos naturales, Ingreso, Distribución del ingreso, Política fiscal

Algunos académicos han sostenido que la distribución directa a la población de ingresos públicos provenientes de recursos naturales ayudaría a los países ricos en recursos naturales a escapar de la 'maldición de l...

Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales
			: ¿vale la pena considerarla?

Distribución directa de los ingresos provenientes de recursos naturales : ¿vale la pena considerarla? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/5

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Alex Segura-Ubiergo , and Enrique Flores

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2015

Language: Spanish

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513592626.006

ISBN: 9781513592626

Keywords: Recursos naturales, Ingreso, Distribución del ingreso, Política fiscal

Algunos académicos han sostenido que la distribución directa a la población de ingresos públicos provenientes de recursos naturales ayudaría a los países ricos en recursos naturales a escapar de la 'maldición de l...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.24 Billion in Financial Support for Iraq

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.24 Billion in Financial Support for Iraq »

Source: Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Iraq »

Source: Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

Iraq
			: Selected Issues

Iraq : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2015/236

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513521923.002

ISBN: 9781513521923

Keywords: oil, energy, prices

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Iraqi oil sector and analyzes the developments and prospects after the twin shock. The Iraqi economy was affected by the two major challenges during 2014-ISIS insurgency an...

Iraq
			: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument »

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513555942.002

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/236

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513521923

Keywords: oil, energy, prices

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Iraqi oil sector and analyzes the developments and prospects after the twin shock. The Iraqi economy was affected by the two major challenges during 2014-ISIS insurgency an...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2015/236

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513521923

Keywords: oil, energy, prices

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Iraqi oil sector and analyzes the developments and prospects after the twin shock. The Iraqi economy was affected by the two major challenges during 2014-ISIS insurgency an...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument »

Source: Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Informational Annex

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Supplementary Information and Supplementary Letter of Intent

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Supplementary Information and Supplementary Letter of Intent »

Source: Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director and Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, July 29, 2015

Statement by Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director and Maya Choueiri, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, July 29, 2015 »

Source: Iraq : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Request for Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument

Volume/Issue: 2015/235

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513555942

Keywords: instrument, monetary fund, budget, revenues

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq is facing a double shock emerging from the ISIS insurgency and the plunge in global oil prices. In 2014, real GDP contracted by 2.1 percent mainly owing to the...

Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East

Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East »

Source: Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East : What Can We Learn from the Past?

Volume/Issue: 2014/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498310895

Keywords: Conflict, post-conflict economic recovery, current account, refugees, post-conflict, civil war, central bank, Asia including Middle East,

Using narrative-based country-case studies, war episodes in the Middle East were examined to assess their economic impact on conflict and neighboring economies. The paper found that conflicts led to a contraction i...

Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East
			: What Can We Learn from the Past?

Economic Impact of Selected Conflicts in the Middle East : What Can We Learn from the Past? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310895.001

ISBN: 9781498310895

Keywords: Conflict, post-conflict economic recovery, current account, refugees, post-conflict, civil war, central bank, Asia including Middle East,

Using narrative-based country-case studies, war episodes in the Middle East were examined to assess their economic impact on conflict and neighboring economies. The paper found that conflicts led to a contraction i...

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2013

Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2013 »

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484366806.012

ISBN: 9781484366806

Keywords: Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate assessments, Exchange rate developments, Exchange rate determination, Exchange rate depreciation, Exchange rate guarantees, Exchange rate indicators, Exchange rate indexes, Exchange rate management

This is the 64th issue of the AREAER. It provides a description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It also provides information on th...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2013

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484366806

Keywords: Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate assessments, Exchange rate developments, Exchange rate determination, Exchange rate depreciation, Exchange rate guarantees, Exchange rate indicators, Exchange rate indexes, Exchange rate management

This is the 64th issue of the AREAER. It provides a description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It also provides information on th...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2013

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484366806

Keywords: Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate assessments, Exchange rate developments, Exchange rate determination, Exchange rate depreciation, Exchange rate guarantees, Exchange rate indicators, Exchange rate indexes, Exchange rate management

This is the 64th issue of the AREAER. It provides a description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital controls of all IMF member countries. It also provides information on th...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2013

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484366806

Keywords: Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate assessments, Exchange rate developments, Exchange rate determination, Exchange rate depreciation, Exchange rate guarantees, Exchange rate indicators, Exchange rate indexes, Exchange rate management

This volume (64th issue) of the Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions (AREAER) provides a description of the foreign exchange arrangements, exchange and trade systems, and capital...

Special Topic

Special Topic »

Source: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 2013

Series: Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2013

ISBN: 9781484366806

Keywords: Exchange rate adjustments, Exchange rate appreciation, Exchange rate assessments, Exchange rate developments, Exchange rate determination, Exchange rate depreciation, Exchange rate guarantees, Exchange rate indicators, Exchange rate indexes, Exchange rate management

Assessing Macroprudential Policies in a Financial Stability Framework The global financial crisis revealed imbalances and vulnerabilities that had built up across the financial syste...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Iraq »

Source: Iraq : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475538908

Keywords: oil, exchange rate, foreign exchange, real exchange rate, foreign exchange market

This staff report on Iraq's 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights economic policies and development. Risks to the macroeconomic outlook remain high. The risks can translate into lower oil revenues, deterioration...

Iraq
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Iraq : 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475538908.002

ISBN: 9781475538908

Keywords: oil, exchange rate, foreign exchange, real exchange rate, foreign exchange market

This staff report on Iraq's 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights economic policies and development. Risks to the macroeconomic outlook remain high. The risks can translate into lower oil revenues, deterioration...

Iraq
			: Selected Issues

Iraq : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339206.002

ISBN: 9781484339206

Keywords: oil, oil exports, export infrastructure, export capacity, gas

This Selected Issues paper on Iraq discusses medium-term projections for oil production and exports. Constraints to oil export volumes arise from export bottlenecks and technical production issues. Production is he...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484339206

Keywords: oil, oil exports, export infrastructure, export capacity, gas

This Selected Issues paper on Iraq discusses medium-term projections for oil production and exports. Constraints to oil export volumes arise from export bottlenecks and technical production issues. Production is he...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484339206

Keywords: oil, oil exports, export infrastructure, export capacity, gas

This Selected Issues paper on Iraq discusses medium-term projections for oil production and exports. Constraints to oil export volumes arise from export bottlenecks and technical production issues. Production is he...

Iraq: Selected Issues

Iraq: Selected Issues »

Source: Iraq : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/218

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484339206

Keywords: oil, oil exports, export infrastructure, export capacity, gas

This Selected Issues paper on Iraq discusses medium-term projections for oil production and exports. Constraints to oil export volumes arise from export bottlenecks and technical production issues. Production is he...

Iraq: Staff Report for The 2013 Article IV Consultation

Iraq: Staff Report for The 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Iraq : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475538908

Keywords: oil, exchange rate, foreign exchange, real exchange rate, foreign exchange market

This staff report on Iraq's 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights economic policies and development. Risks to the macroeconomic outlook remain high. The risks can translate into lower oil revenues, deterioration...

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Iraq: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475538908

Keywords: oil, exchange rate, foreign exchange, real exchange rate, foreign exchange market

This staff report on Iraq's 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights economic policies and development. Risks to the macroeconomic outlook remain high. The risks can translate into lower oil revenues, deterioration...

Statement by A. Shakour Shaalan, Executive Director for Iraq, May 13, 2013

Statement by A. Shakour Shaalan, Executive Director for Iraq, May 13, 2013 »

Source: Iraq : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/217

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475538908

Keywords: oil, exchange rate, foreign exchange, real exchange rate, foreign exchange market

This staff report on Iraq's 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights economic policies and development. Risks to the macroeconomic outlook remain high. The risks can translate into lower oil revenues, deterioration...

Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution
			: The Role of Total Factor Productivity and Administrative Capacity

Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution : The Role of Total Factor Productivity and Administrative Capacity »

Volume/Issue: 2012/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Gelb , Arnaud Dupuy , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505504.001

ISBN: 9781475505504

Keywords: Resource Windfall, Administrative Capacity, capital investment, investment management, investor protection, public investment programs, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper studies the optimal public investment decisions in countries experiencing a resource windfall. To do so, we use an augmented version of the Permanent Income framework with public investment faced with ad...

Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution

Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution »

Source: Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution : The Role of Total Factor Productivity and Administrative Capacity

Volume/Issue: 2012/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alan Gelb , Arnaud Dupuy , and Rabah Arezki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505504

Keywords: Resource Windfall, Administrative Capacity, capital investment, investment management, investor protection, public investment programs, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, International Lending and Debt Problems,

This paper studies the optimal public investment decisions in countries experiencing a resource windfall. To do so, we use an augmented version of the Permanent Income framework with public investment faced with ad...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Iraq, Grants Waivers and Approves US$471.1 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Iraq, Grants Waivers and Approves US$471.1 Million Disbursement »

Source: Iraq : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq.

Volume/Issue: 2011/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455231096

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, revenues, ministry of finance

A financial program that aims to ensure macroeconomic stability of Iraq was discussed. The Iraqi economy was severely affected in 2009 by the decline in oil prices. Macroeconomic stability was maintained in 2010, d...

Iraq
			: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq.

Iraq : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq. »

Volume/Issue: 2011/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455231096.002

ISBN: 9781455231096

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, revenues, ministry of finance

A financial program that aims to ensure macroeconomic stability of Iraq was discussed. The Iraqi economy was severely affected in 2009 by the decline in oil prices. Macroeconomic stability was maintained in 2010, d...

Iraq

Iraq »

Source: Iraq : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq.

Volume/Issue: 2011/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455231096

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, revenues, ministry of finance

A financial program that aims to ensure macroeconomic stability of Iraq was discussed. The Iraqi economy was severely affected in 2009 by the decline in oil prices. Macroeconomic stability was maintained in 2010, d...

Iraq: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access Informational Annex

Iraq: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access Informational Annex »

Source: Iraq : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq.

Volume/Issue: 2011/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455231096

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, revenues, ministry of finance

A financial program that aims to ensure macroeconomic stability of Iraq was discussed. The Iraqi economy was severely affected in 2009 by the decline in oil prices. Macroeconomic stability was maintained in 2010, d...

Statement by Mr. Shaalan on Iraq Executive Board Meeting

Statement by Mr. Shaalan on Iraq Executive Board Meeting »

Source: Iraq : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Requests for Waiver of Applicability, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing of Access-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq.

Volume/Issue: 2011/75

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455231096

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, revenues, ministry of finance

A financial program that aims to ensure macroeconomic stability of Iraq was discussed. The Iraqi economy was severely affected in 2009 by the decline in oil prices. Macroeconomic stability was maintained in 2010, d...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Iraq, Grants Waivers and Approves US$741 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Iraq, Grants Waivers and Approves US$741 Million Disbursement »

Source: Iraq : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2010/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208531

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, ministry of finance, revenues

The authorities view the program as providing a valuable anchor for their macroeconomic policies during a period of high economic and political uncertainty, and providing access to budget financing. The discussions...

Iraq
			: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access

Iraq : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access »

Volume/Issue: 2010/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455208531.002

ISBN: 9781455208531

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, ministry of finance, revenues

The authorities view the program as providing a valuable anchor for their macroeconomic policies during a period of high economic and political uncertainty, and providing access to budget financing. The discussions...

Iraq

Iraq »

Source: Iraq : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2010/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208531

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, ministry of finance, revenues

The authorities view the program as providing a valuable anchor for their macroeconomic policies during a period of high economic and political uncertainty, and providing access to budget financing. The discussions...

Iraq: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access

Iraq: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access »

Source: Iraq : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2010/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208531

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, ministry of finance, revenues

The authorities view the program as providing a valuable anchor for their macroeconomic policies during a period of high economic and political uncertainty, and providing access to budget financing. The discussions...

Statement by Shakour A. Shaalan, Executive Director for Iraq

Statement by Shakour A. Shaalan, Executive Director for Iraq »

Source: Iraq : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Waiver of Applicability, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2010/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208531

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, ministry of finance, revenues

The authorities view the program as providing a valuable anchor for their macroeconomic policies during a period of high economic and political uncertainty, and providing access to budget financing. The discussions...