Materials with tag «imf»


IMF: Uzbekistan’s economic outlook broadly positive but domestic and external risks remain
15 May 2024, 15:26

IMF: Uzbekistan’s economic outlook broadly positive but domestic and external risks remain

Uzbekistan’s government should further improve the business environment, continue anticorruption efforts, and put into force asset declaration and conflict of interest laws. These are some of the recommendations by the IMF mission that visited Tashkent recently.

Economic growth in Central Asia and the Caucasus will slow in 2023 — IMF
16 May 2023, 23:18

Economic growth in Central Asia and the Caucasus will slow in 2023 — IMF

The IMF says that the economies of Central Asia and the Caucasus were resilient and grew in 2022 despite various shocks, but the growth is expected to slow in 2023, and the region’s outlook is strongly influenced by external factors.

A transformative moment amid extraordinary uncertainty in the Caucasus and Central Asia
7 November 2022, 16:33

A transformative moment amid extraordinary uncertainty in the Caucasus and Central Asia

The Caucasus and Central Asia have weathered the pandemic crisis well. The initial spillovers from war in Ukraine have so far been contained. Still, uncertain outlook and challenges ahead call for audacious measures, writes Jihad Azour, IMF’s Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department.


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