2018 ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION—PRESS RELEASE AND STAFF REPORT
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 2018 Article IV consultation with Saudi Arabia, 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 16, 2018 consideration of the staff report that concluded the Article IV consultation with Saudi Arabia.
The Staff Report
prepared by a staff team of the IMF for the Executive Board’s consideration on July 16, 2018, following discussions that ended on May 14, 2018, with the officials of Saudi Arabia on economic developments and policies. Based on information available at the time of these discussions, the staff report was completed on June 29, 2018.
An Informational Annex
prepared by the IMF staff.
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.
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