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03 Oct 2002 description


Public Information Notice (PIN) No. 02/113
Public Information Notices (PINs) are issued, (i) at the request of a member country, following the conclusion of the Article IV consultation for countries seeking to make known the views of the IMF to the public. This action is intended to strengthen IMF surveillance over the economic policies of member countries by increasing the transparency of the IMF's assessment of these policies; and (ii) following policy discussions in the Executive Board at the decision of the Board.

27 Aug 2002 description

Prepared by the Staffs of the IDA and IMF


Approved by Callisto Madavo and Gobind Nankani (IDA)
31 Jul 2002 description


Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE)
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MOFED)
July, 2002
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Executive Summary

For some countries, economic growth is the primary policy goal, and poverty reduction is to be achieved through measures complementary to growth. This is not the approach of the Ethiopian government. Poverty reduction is the core objective of the Ethiopian government. Economic growth is the principal, but not the only, means to this objective.

23 Oct 1998 description

Press Release No. 98/51 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 1998

23 Oct 1998 description

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the second annual loan for Ethiopia under the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF),1 equivalent to SDR 29.5 million (about US$42 million) to support the government's economic and financial program for the fiscal year 1998-99 (July 8-July 7). The loan will be disbursed in two equal semiannual installments, the first of which is available immediately.