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Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the 2019 Article IV consultation with Iraq, the following documents have been released and are included in this package:


  • A Press Release summarizing the views of the Executive Board as expressed during its July 19, 2019 consideration of the staff report that concluded the Article IV consultation with Iraq.


  • The Staff Report prepared by a staff team of the IMF for the Executive Board’s consideration on July 19, 2019, following discussions that ended on May 2, 2019, with the officials of Iraq on economic developments and policies. Based on information available at the time of these discussions, the staff report was completed on July 3, 2019.


  • An Informational Annex prepared by the IMF staff.


  • A Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq.

The documents listed below have been or will be separately released. Selected Issues The IMF’s transparency policy allows for the deletion of market-sensitive information and premature disclosure of the authorities’ policy intentions in published staff reports and other documents. Copies of this report are available to the public from International Monetary Fund


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July 2019


Download the whole report as PDF file

IMF IRAQ Report 2019





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