This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Central African Republic and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Central African Republic and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French related to Central African Republic.
At a Glance : Central African Republic's Relations with the IMF
- Current IMF membership: 189 countries
- Central African Republic joined the Fund in July 10, 1963
- Total Quotas: SDR 55.70 Million
- Loans outstanding: PRGF Arrangements SDR 38.55 Million
- The Central African Republic: Request for the Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility; October 2015
News and Highlights
A Newsletter of the IMF on Low-income countries; November 2012
November 7, 2012
With world recovery under way, Africa faces the twin challenges of reviving strong growth and reinforcing resilience to the economic shocks that regularly batter the continent, IMF officials say as Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn embarks on a three-country visit to the region.
March 5, 2010
This op-ed has been widely circulated to newspapers throughout the world. This is from The National (United Arab Emirates), February 10, 2009.
February 10, 2009
Central African Republic and The IMF
April 23, 2017
April 20, 2017
April 18, 2017
April 7, 2017
Author/Editor:Louise Fox | Alun H. Thomas | Cleary Haines
March 9, 2017
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
Growth momentum in sub-Saharan Africa remains fragile, marking a break from the rapid expansion witnessed since the turn of the millennium. 2016 was a difficult year for many countries, with regional growth dipping to 1.4 percent—the lowest level of growth in more than two decades. Most oil exporters were in recession, and conditions in other resource-intensive countries remained difficult. Other nonresource-intensive countries however, continued to grow robustly. A modest recovery in growth of about 2.6 percent is expected in 2017, but this falls short of past trends and is too low to put sub-Saharan Africa back on a path of rising living standards. While sub-Saharan Africa remains a region with tremendous growth potential, the deterioration in the overall outlook partly reflects insufficient policy adjustment. In that context, and to reap this potential, strong and sound domestic policy measures are needed to restart the growth engine. Read the report