IMF OKs Disbursements for Liberia, Belarus

The International Monetary Fund has approved the release of funding to

and

. The disbursement of USD7 million worth of special drawing rights follows the completion of IMF's review of Liberia's economic performance. IMF also completed a similar review for Belarus under a standby arrangement with the country, hence resulting to a USD688 million commitment.

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.