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Real GDP 6.7 6.8
Consumer Prices 1.5 2.0
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Burkina Faso and the IMF
Updated November 14, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (3) | Article IV Staff Reports (8) | Finance & Development (1) | Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (3) | IMF Survey Online (3) | IMF Surveys (2) | Joint Staff Assessments (2) | Letters of Intent (27) | News Briefs (8) | Policy Framework Paper (4) | Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (3) | Press Releases (55) | Public Information Notices (10) | Publications (58) | Speeches (3) | Transcripts (7) | Other (1) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 03, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Jean-baptiste Compaore, Governor of the Fund for Burkina Faso, on behalf of the African Caucus, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the H.e. Jean Baptiste Compaore, Governor of the Fund for Burkina Faso, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Tantely Andrianarivo, Governor of the IMF for Madagascar, on behalf of the African Governors, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
July 21, 2014 -- Burkina Faso: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 14/215
Notes: Also available in French
July 02, 2012 -- Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 12/158
Notes: Also available in French
January 07, 2010 -- Burkina Faso: Staff Report for 2009 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Augmentation of Access and Modification of Performance Criteria
Series: Country Report No. 10/7
Notes: Also Available in French
May 28, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of PerformanceCriteria - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 08/168
Notes: Full text also available in French.
September 30, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: 2005 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 05/354
June 30, 2003 -- Burkina Faso: 2003 Article IV Consultation and Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/197
May 01, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: 2002 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility---Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/92
May 01, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: 2002 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility---Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/92
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Finance & Development
September 01, 2005 -- Finance & Development, September 2005 - Debating Aid - Burkina Faso: Greater Capcity
By Jean-Baptiste Compaoré, Minister of Finance of Burkina Faso. In Burkina Faso, only about 70 percent of aid committed by donors is effectively disbursed. Improving absorption capacity is crucial if a scaling up of aid is to be effective.
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Heavily Indebted Poor Countries
March 28, 2002 -- HIPC Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative - Completion Point Document
Assess the observance of the conditionality agreed at the decision point and provide a basis for decision by the Executive Boards of the IMF and World Bank on the release of all remaining assistance under the HIPC Initiative. PDF File Size: 1924Kb
June 19, 2000 -- HIPC Completion Point for the Original HIPC Initiative and Second Decision Point for the Enhanced HIPC Initiative
Assess the observance of the conditionality agreed at the decision point and provide a basis for decision by the Executive Boards of the IMF and World Bank on the release of all remaining assistance under the HIPC Initiative. PDF File Size: 2275Kb
August 13, 1997 -- HIPC Decision Point Document
Makes recommendations for decisions by the Executive Boards of the IMF and World Bank regarding: eligibility, timing of decision point under the Initiative, assistance required to reach the sustainability targets, and the agreed policy measures which when implemented would trigger the completion point. PDF File Size: 148Kb
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IMF Survey Online
October 21, 2014 -- IMF Survey : New Revenues Can Offset Africa’s Rising Income Inequality
Combating rising income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa will require a pragmatic, multipronged approach to uncover new sources of revenue while also enabling critical investments in human capital, participants agree at a seminar in Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Social Safety Nets Key to Helping Poorest in Burkina Faso
The IMF is working with Burkina Faso to develop targeted welfare programs aimed at identifying and helping the poorest, but these programs remain a work-in-progress for a country dealing with chronic poverty and an influx of refugees from neighboring Mali.
April 22, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Better Business Climate Can Soften Crisis Impact on Africa
African countries are focusing on improving their business climates to soften the impact on their economies of the crisis in the euro zone, African finance ministers tell reporters in Washington, adding that faster domestic policy reforms will encourage foreign investment in the continent.
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IMF Surveys
March 31, 2008 -- IMF Survey:
Global Imbalances, Africa's Improved Debt Outlook, Nigerian Reform, Burkina Faso's Cotton Crisis, Ghana and Inflation Targeting, Iraq's Progress, Egypt's Reforms Spur Growth, Asian Trade, Baltics' High Growth Rate, News Briefs PDF File Size: 632Kb
February 11, 2002 -- IMF Survey:
Chabrier on Afghanistan; poverty reduction conference; IMF Staff Papers; Fischer on India; IMF loan for Turkey; Aslund on transition economies; new head of IMF African Department; Corden on exchange rates; and Burkina Faso PRSP shows promise. PDF File Size: 585Kb
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IMFC Statements
October 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Regis Immongault, Minister of Economy, Promotion of Investments, and Prospective, Gabon
On behalf of: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Madagascar, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo. PDF File Size: 543Kb
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Christophe Akagha-Mba, Minister of Economy and Prospective, Gabon
On behalf of: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo. PDF File Size: 645Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Luc Oyoubi, Minister of Economy, Employment and Sustainable Development, Ministere de l'Economie, de l'Emploi et du Developpement Durable, Gabon
On behalf of: Burundi, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo. PDF File Size: 212Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by His Excellency Paul Toungui, Minister of State, Minister of Economy, Finance, Budget, and Privatization, Gabon
On behalf of: Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Union of the Comoros, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Madagascar, Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Chad, Togo. PDF File Size: 181Kb
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Joint Staff Assessments
October 08, 2002 -- Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of a country's poverty reduction objectives and strategies, and in it the staffs of the IMF and World Bank make recommendations about whether the PRSP or IPRSP provides a sound basis for concessional assistance from the Bank and Fund, as well as for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative. PDF File Size: 91Kb
October 31, 2001 -- Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report - Joint Staff Assessment
Evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of a country's poverty reduction objectives and strategies, and in it the staffs of the IMF and World Bank make recommendations about whether the PRSP or IPRSP provides a sound basis for concessional assistance from the Bank and Fund, as well as for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative. PDF File Size: 444Kb
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Letters of Intent
June 17, 2014 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 17, 2014
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November 28, 2013 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 28, 2013
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June 13, 2013 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 13, 2013
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November 30, 2012 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 30, 2012
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May 24, 2012 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 24, 2012
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December 07, 2011 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 07, 2011
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June 28, 2011 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 28, 2011
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November 17, 2010 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 17, 2010
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November 24, 2009 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 24, 2009
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June 03, 2009 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 03, 2009
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November 20, 2008 -- Burkina Faso -- Burkina Faso: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 20, 2008, November 20, 2008
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June 11, 2008 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 11, 2008
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April 11, 2007 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, April 11, 2007
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January 20, 2007 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, January 20, 2007
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August 25, 2006 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent. Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 25, 2006
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February 27, 2006 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 27, 2006
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August 16, 2005 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 16, 2005
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December 20, 2004 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 20, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
January 29, 2003 -- Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 28, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Benin describes the policies that Benin intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
October 18, 2002 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, October 18, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
March 14, 2002 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 14, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
November 02, 2001 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 2, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 06, 2001 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, June 6, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 11, 2000 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, December 11, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 17, 2000 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent and Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies for 2000, April 17, 2000
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
August 02, 1999 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, August 2, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 16, 1999 -- Burkina Faso Letter of Intent, April 16, 1999
This Letter of Intent of the government of Burkina Faso describes the policies that Burkina Faso intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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News Briefs
November 13, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7 Million Disbursement
April 25, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler to visit Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Ghana
April 09, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7 Million Disbursement
December 10, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Gives Final Approval of Fourth Review Under the PRGF Arrangement for Burkina Faso
November 30, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes In Principle Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$7 Million Disbursement
July 02, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Burkina Faso Review Under PRGF and Approves US$7 Million Loan
January 10, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Completes Second Review of Burkina Faso Program and Approves US$7 Million Loan
July 11, 2000 -- News Brief: IMF Completes First Review of Burkina Faso Under PRGF-Supported Program And Approves US$7.4 Million Disbursement
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Other
December 08, 2005 -- Burkina Faso - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
Subject: Multilateral debt relief initiative | Burkina Faso
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Policy Framework Paper
August 02, 1999 -- Policy Framework Paper--Burkina Faso: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1999-2001 - Table of Contents
Describes economic objectives, macroeconomic and structural policies for three-year adjustment programs supported by ESAF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing
August 12, 1998 -- Policy Framework Paper--Burkina Faso--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000 - Text
Prepared by the Burkinabe authorities in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
August 12, 1998 -- Policy Framework Paper--Burkina Faso--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000 - Table of Contents
Prepared by the Burkinabe authorities in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
August 12, 1998 -- Policy Framework Paper--Burkina Faso--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1998-2000 - Tables
Prepared by the Burkinabe authorities in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
September 30, 2002 -- Burkina Faso -- Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper -- Progress Report, 2001--Table of Contents, September 2002
Describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.
September 30, 2001 -- Burkina Faso-Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report, July 2000-June 2001--Table of Contents, September 2001
Describes the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing.
May 25, 2000 -- Burkina Faso -- Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Describes countries' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies to foster growth and reduce poverty in three-year economic adjustment programs supported by PRGF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major financing sources.
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Press Releases
July 03, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$3.9 Million Disbursement, and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
March 26, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
December 27, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$41.6 Million ECF for Burkina Faso and US$3.9 Million Disbursement
December 16, 2013 -- IMF Executive Board Concludes the Seventh and Final Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Burkina Faso
October 31, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Burkina Faso
July 24, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Discusses Updated Ex-Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement in Burkina Faso
July 01, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Burkina Faso and Approves US$4.84 Million Disbursement
May 20, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
April 29, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF's West African Regional Technical Assistance Center Sees Significant Increase in Activities in Coming Year
December 19, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Board Completes Fifth Review Under Burkina Faso’s Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Approves US$ 28.4 Million Disbursement
October 04, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
June 08, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Burkina Faso and Approves US$46.1 Million Disbursement
April 04, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
December 21, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under ECF Arrangement for Burkina Faso and Approves US$9.95 Million Disbursement
October 17, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
July 15, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under ECF for Burkina Faso and Approves US$10.3 Million Disbursement
April 07, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
December 03, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Extended Credit Facility for Burkina Faso and Approves US$ 9.9 Million Disbursement
October 01, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
June 14, 2010 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves New US$67.7 Million ECF Arrangement for Burkina Faso
April 14, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
December 14, 2009 -- IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under PRGF with Burkina Faso and Approves US$54 Million Disbursement
October 02, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
June 22, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under PRGF Arrangement for Burkina Faso
April 01, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
December 17, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review of PRGF Arrangement with Burkina Faso and Approves US$6 Million Disbursement
October 02, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
July 01, 2008 -- IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under PRGF Arrangement with Burkina Faso and Approves US$6.5 Million Disbursement
April 03, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by an IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
February 26, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Strauss-Kahn at the Conclusion of his Visit to Burkina Faso
February 07, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Visit Senegal, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Tanzania
January 09, 2008 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under PRGF Arrangement with Burkina Faso, Approves US$5.5 Million Disbursement, and Increases Access Under the Arrangement
October 03, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
April 24, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$9.2 Million PRGF Arrangement for Burkina Faso
January 24, 2007 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
September 08, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Performance Criteria, Augmentation of Access and Approves US$14.0 Million Disbursement
June 08, 2006 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Burkina Faso
March 13, 2006 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$4.9 Million Disbursement
December 23, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF to Extend 100 Percent Debt Relief to Burkina Faso Under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
December 21, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF to Extend 100 Percent Debt Relief for 19 Countries Under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
September 12, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$5.1 Million Disbursement
February 04, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Reviews Noncomplying Purchase Made by Burkina Faso, Acknowledges Corrective Actions, and Grants Waiver of Nonobservance
February 04, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$10.5 Million Disbursement
September 09, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's Statement at the Conclusion of his Visit to Burkina Faso
September 01, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato to Visit South Africa and Burkina Faso
March 19, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Completes First Review Under Burkina Faso's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$5.1 Million Disbursement
June 11, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$34 Million Three-Year PRGF Arrangement for Burkina Faso
May 29, 2003 -- Press Release: Inauguration of the West Africa Regional Technical Assistance Center (AFRITAC)
April 12, 2002 -- Press Release: IMF and World Bank Support Additional Debt Relief for Burkina Faso Under Enhanced HIPC Initiative
July 11, 2000 -- Press Release: Burkina Faso Qualifies for HIPC Debt Relief Totaling US$700 Million
September 10, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves ESAF Loan for Burkina Faso
September 15, 1998 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Third Annual ESAF Loan for Burkina Faso
September 09, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Annual Arrangement Under the ESAF Loan for Burkina Faso
June 14, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves New Three-Year Loan for Burkina Faso under ESAF
May 31, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Third-Annual Loan for Burkina Faso Under the ESAF
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Public Information Notices
December 27, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
December 17, 2009 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 15, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
September 29, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 30, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 01, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes the 2002 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 16, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
August 08, 2000 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
June 28, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
June 12, 1998 -- Press Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
July 24, 2014 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/230
Notes: Also available in French
February 10, 2014 -- Burkina Faso: Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for a New Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement
Series: Country Report No. 14/43
Notes: Also Available in French
July 25, 2013 -- Burkina Faso: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Requests for Extension of the Arrangement, Modification of Continuous Performance Criterion, and Rephasing of Disbursement—Staff Report; Staff Supplements; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 13/235
Notes: Also available in French
July 24, 2013 -- Burkina Faso: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement—An Update
Series: Country Report No. 13/228
Notes: Also available in French
January 25, 2013 -- Burkina Faso: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 13/26
Notes: Also available in French
July 02, 2012 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso.
Series: Country Report No. 12/159
Notes: Also available in French
June 04, 2012 -- Burkina Faso: Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Sustainable Development 2011–2015
Series: Country Report No. 12/123
August 11, 2011 -- Burkina Faso: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 11/226
Notes: Also available in French
August 04, 2011 -- Burkina Faso: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 11/245
August 01, 2011 -- Burkina Faso - Policies to Protect the Poor from the Impact of Food and Energy Price Increases
Author/Editor: Arze del Granado, Javier | Adenauer, Isabell
Series: Working Paper No. 11/202
December 15, 2010 -- Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 10/361
Notes: Also available in French
July 08, 2010 -- Burkina Faso: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 10/197
Notes: Also available in french
October 01, 2009 -- Analyzing Fiscal Space Using the MAMS Model: An Application to Burkina Faso
Author/Editor: Gottschalk, Jan | Manh Le,, Vu | Lofgren, Hans | Nouve, Kofi
Series: Working Paper No. 09/227
July 28, 2009 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 09/222
Notes: Also Available inFrench
February 03, 2009 -- Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 09/38
Notes: Also available in French
July 30, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Second Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Deletion of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 08/257
Notes: Full text also available in French.
July 02, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 08/212
Notes: Full text also available in French.
July 02, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 08/213
Notes: Full text also available in French.
May 28, 2008 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 08/169
September 19, 2007 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 07/320
September 10, 2007 -- Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 07/321
Notes: Also available online in French
May 09, 2007 -- Burkina Faso: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 07/153
Notes: Also available online in French
October 19, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report - Joint Staff Advisory Note
Series: Country Report No. 06/358
October 19, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Augmentation of Access, and Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement - Staff Reports; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 06/359
October 16, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 06/357
March 13, 2006 -- Burkina Faso: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period - Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Consideration
Series: Country Report No. 06/107
September 30, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/358
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 05/338
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 05/340
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Priority Action Program to Implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2004 - 2006
Series: Country Report No. 05/341
September 15, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 05/342
March 11, 2005 -- Burkina Faso: Second and Third Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Extension of Commitment Period--Staff Report; Press Releases on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
Series: Country Report No. 05/95
April 07, 2004 -- Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso
Series: Country Report No. 04/95
March 25, 2004 -- Burkina Faso: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/78
March 25, 2004 -- Burkina Faso--Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report--Joint Staff Assessment
Series: Country Report No. 04/79
March 24, 2004 -- Burkina Faso: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 04/87
March 01, 2004 -- Public Expenditure Management in Francophone Africa: A Cross-Country Analysis
Author/Editor: Moussa, Yaya
Series: Working Paper No. 04/42
June 30, 2003 -- Burkina Faso: Statistical Annex
Series: Country Report No. 03/198
March 14, 2003 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 03/70
December 02, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Sixth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/260
July 12, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/142
July 12, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module
Series: Country Report No. 02/142
May 01, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: Country Report No. 02/93
May 01, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Selected Issues and Statistical Annex
Series: Country Report No. 02/93
January 08, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/3
January 08, 2002 -- Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program--Staff Report and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/3
November 05, 2001 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000
Series: Country Report No. 01/193
November 05, 2001 -- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues in 2000
Series: Country Report No. 01/193
November 01, 2001 -- Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa
Author/Editor: Robb, Caroline M. | Scott, Alison MacEwen
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 01/5
November 01, 2001 -- Reviewing Some Early Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in Africa
Author/Editor: Robb, Caroline M. | Scott, Alison MacEwen
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 01/5
February 02, 2001 -- Burkina Faso: Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility -- Staff Report; and News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 01/27
August 23, 2000 -- Burkina Faso: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/103
August 08, 2000 -- Burkina Faso: Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/86
Notes: Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/57 and a statement by A. Barro Chambrier on July 10, 2000.
July 19, 1999 -- Burkina Faso - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 99/57
September 05, 1998 -- Burkina Faso - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/65
April 08, 1997 -- Burkina Faso-Statistical Tables
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/14
February 06, 1996 -- Burkina Faso - Background Papers and Statistical Update
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/5
Notes: This background paper and statistical update on Burkina Faso was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Burkina Faso or the Executive Board of the IMF.
March 15, 1994 -- Burkina Faso - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 94/9
Notes: This statistical annex on Burkina Faso was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
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Speeches
September 08, 2004 -- A Partnership for Growth and Poverty Reduction in Africa, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, IMF Managing Director
Given at the Extraordinary Summit of the African Union, Ouagadougou
May 29, 2003 -- Address by Eduardo Aninat at the Opening Ceremony of the West AFRITAC
Bamako, Mali
May 03, 2002 -- Building a Better Future in Africa, Address by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
Given in Accra, Ghana
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Transcripts
November 13, 2014 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
September 16, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook
September 14, 2006 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the World Economic Outlook Report
April 21, 2006 -- Transcript of the Press Conference on the Regional Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
September 20, 2003 -- Transcript of a Press Conference of African Finance Ministers
November 13, 2001 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by African Finance Ministers
We have been organizing press briefings for African Governors of the IMF these last two years. This is intended to give you the opportunity to get firsthand information from people who there in Africa struggle on a daily basis against poverty, against debt burden, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the conflicts.
September 23, 2000 -- Transcript of an IMF Press Conference by Ministers of Finance on Africa’s Prospects
I am delighted to welcome all of you to this press conference today on Africa's economic prospects.