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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 4.7 5
Consumer Prices 3.8 3.7
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Central African Republic and the IMF
Updated September 15, 2017

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September 10, 2015 -- Podcast : Sub-Saharan Africa Getting a Grip on Inflation
Inflation can determine a currency’s purchasing power as high inflation means rising prices. But what drives inflation differs from region to region. In this podcast we talk with Oral Williams, IMF Mission Chief for Malawi and coauthor of a new research paper that shows the drivers of inflation are changing in sub-Saharan Africa.
October 03, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Oil Revenue Has Power to Transform Countries of Central Africa
In a new book titled “Oil Wealth in Central Africa: Policies for Inclusive Growth”, several IMF economists analyze the challenges of managing oil wealth in Central Africa and outline policies that could help the region’s five oil producing countries overcome these obstacles.
February 10, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Central African Republic: Reforms to Remedy Fragility
Despite facing the difficulties of a fragile state, the Central African Republic is showing resilience in the face of the global economic downturn. As the country consolidates its reform agenda, some optimism is warranted, the IMF says in its regular review of the country’s economy.
January 21, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Central African Republic's Reforms Enter Crucial Phase
Against the odds, the Central African Republic is making remarkable progress toward peace, economic development, and structural reform. The country has achieved modest economic growth since open conflict ended in 2004, and income per capita has started to recover after years of decline.