The EPOC met on October 5, 2018 and reviewed the latest available results for the period ending August 2018. The IMF conducted its fourth (4th) review mission during September 10 – 21, 2018 for the period ending June 2018. Based on the preliminary results for performance to date through the end of June 2018, the GOJ has met the targets for the Quantitative Performance Criteria (QPCs) and Indicative targets (ITs) for the IMF SBA as at end-June 2018, with the exception of the inflation target.
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The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) was established in 2013 to monitor the implementation of Jamaica’s economic reform measures under its agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The committee comprises 11 persons from the private and public sectors, and civil society. They receive and assess information from the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) to track the progress of the targets under the three-year Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement (PSBA) which was signed in 2016. Visit: http://www.epocjamaica.com/about to learn more.