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29 Jan 2017 description

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today in Kampala at the conclusion of her visit to Uganda:

28 Apr 2015 description

IMF Projects Solid Growth for Sub-Saharan Africa in the Face of Headwinds

Press Release No. 15/179
April 28, 2015

Introducing the April 2015 IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa, Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Director of the IMF’s African Department commented today:

29 Oct 2011 description

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Kampala during October 13-27, 2011 to conduct discussions for the third review under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI).1 The mission met with Finance Minister Kiwanuka, Bank of Uganda Governor Tumusiime-Mutebile, and other senior officials, as well as representatives of parliament, the private sector, civil society, and development partners.

At the conclusion of the mission in Kampala, Thomas Richardson, IMF mission chief and senior resident representative in Uganda, made the following statement:

30 Dec 2009 description

Uganda: Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for an Extension of the Policy Support Instrument-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Executive Summary

The Ugandan economy is weathering the impact of the global financial crisis better than anticipated. Despite a slowdown in economic activity, real GDP growth (at 7 percent) has remained strong by regional and international standards. Core inflation has been easing in spite of an increase in headline inflation due to higher food prices.

28 Oct 2009 description

Press Release No. 09/374

A mission from the African Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Uganda during October 14-27, 2009, to conduct the sixth review under Uganda's three-year economic program supported by the IMF's Policy Support Instrument (PSI).1 The mission met with Minister of Finance, Development and Planning, Hon. Syda Bbumba, Governor of the Bank of Uganda (BOU), Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, and other senior government officials.


01 Jul 2009 description

IMF Country Report No. 09/202

In the context of the fifth review under the Policy Support Instrument and request for modification of assessment criteria for Uganda, the following documents have been released and are included in this package:

- The staff report for the Fifth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria, prepared by a staff team of the IMF, following discussions that ended on April 7, 2009, with the officials of Uganda on economic developments and policies.

26 Oct 2005 description

Press Release No. 05/241
October 26, 2005 International Monetary Fund
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Washington, D.C. 20431 USA - Mr. Peter Allum, Senior Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Uganda, made the following statement earlier today in Kampala: