IMF ‘Conditions’ for Sri Lanka’s Second Tranche of EFF: Addressing Popular Criticisms
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IMF ‘Conditions’ for Sri Lanka’s Second Tranche of EFF: Addressing Popular Criticisms

The Sri Lankan government’s submission to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the 2024 Article IV Consultation and the Second Review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) has been met with significant criticism. Many argue that the stringent conditions imposed by the IMF exacerbate the country’s economic challenges, disproportionately affecting the poor and vulnerable. Critics…