The Fund achieved a return of 3.0% and 10.6% for the quarter and year ended 31st December 2017. The performance was lower than the target performance of 3.1% in fourth quarter 2017.
The graph below shows the Fund’s growth over the last five years:
The IMF and the World Bank have projected a growth of 5.0% and 5.5% respectively in 2018. Resumption of credit to the private sector and the continuation of government infrastructure projects are some of the factors that could spur economic growth in 2018.