Central African Republic Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Central African Republic
This web page provides information in 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 that deal with Central African Republic.
News and Highlights
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.
The World Must Not Forget Africa During This Crisis; A Commentary by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Central African Republic and The IMF
Press Release: IMF Mission and the Central African Republic Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility
Central African Republic: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and the Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Central African Republic
Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$12.9 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for the Central African Republic
Central African Republic -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 01, 2014
May 1, 2014
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Press Release: IMF Mission and the Central African Republic Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance Under The Rapid Credit Facility
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
The October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates continued strong growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and by strong agricultural production. However, the current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone is exacting a heavy toll, with spillovers to neighboring countries. In addition, external threats to the region's overall positive outlook include global financial conditions and a slowdown in emerging market growth. Other topics are building resilience in fragile states and addressing the infrastructure deficit.
IMF Opens Africa Training Institute in Mauritius
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on June 26, 2014 opened the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Ebene, Mauritius, adding an important regional center to a global network of centers helping to develop countries' policymaking capacity by transferring economic skills and best practices.