Interview 31 Mar 17

IMF Will Not Give Up On Macedonia, Mission Chief

IMF Mission Chief Jesmin Rahman said that reforms need to be among the new Macedonian government’s top priorities.

Aleksandar Janev
BIRN
Skopje
IMF Mission Chief for Macedonia Jesmin Rahman. Photo: BIRN

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, decided last year to discontinue its Resident Representative in Macedonia. However, that does not mean that it is “giving up” on the country.

On the contrary, IMF is very much engaged in Macedonia and is closely monitoring the situation in the country, IMF Mission Chief for Macedonia Jesmin Rahman told BIRN in an interview.

Rahman says that a period of uncertainty that has been present for more than two years impacts confidence and growth, as well as policy decisions.

“What do we see as the main dangers? I would mention two things,” said Rahman.

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