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IMF Staff and Jordan reach staff-level agreement on the first review under the Extended Fund Facility

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The FINANCIAL — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by S. Ali Abbas, concluded virtual discussions with the Jordanian authorities and reached a staff-level agreement on the first review of the authorities’ economic reform program supported by the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. This agreement is subject to approval of the IMF’s Executive Board. Completion of the review by the IMF Board would release an amount of around US$146 million, bringing total IMF disbursements to Jordan in 2020 to US$687 million. At the conclusion of the discussions, Mr. Abbas issued the following statement: “Timely containment of the COVID-19 pandemic during…

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IMF Staff and Jordan reach staff-level agreement on the first review under the Extended Fund Facility

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The FINANCIAL — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by S. Ali Abbas, concluded virtual discussions with the Jordanian authorities and reached a staff-level agreement on the first review of the authorities’ economic reform program supported by the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. This agreement is subject to approval of the IMF’s Executive Board. Completion…