IRAQ

IMF $833Mn Iraq Loan

The IMF has provisionally agreed to provide Iraq with $833mn of emergency assistance under the fund’s Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), the IMF’s Iraq mission chief Carlo Sdralevich says. The agreement is subject to IMF management approval – expected next month. 

“The fund is ready to assist Iraq in its efforts to tackle the economic impact of the conflict with ISIS and the decline in global oil prices,” Mr Sdralevich says in a...