This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Egypt and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Egypt and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Egypt.   

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At a Glance

Current IMF Membership: 189 Countries

Egypt joined the IMF on December 27, 1945 

Quota: SDR 2037.1 million 

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IMF's Work on Egypt

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Regional Economic Outlook

October 19, 2020

Countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (MENAP) region and those in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with swift and stringent measures to mitigate its spread and impact but continue to face an uncertain and difficult environment. Oil exporters were particularly hard hit by a “double-whammy” of the economic impact of lockdowns and the resulting sharp decline in oil demand and prices. Containing the health crisis, cushioning income losses, and expanding social spending remain immediate priorities. However, governments must also begin to lay the groundwork for recovery and rebuilding stronger, including by addressing legacies from the crisis and strengthening inclusion.
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