Guinea Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Guinea
This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Guinea and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Guinea and the IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Guinea.
News and Highlights
The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries; International Monetary Fund; March 2009.
The global financial crisis is expected to have a major impact on low-income countries(LICs), especially in sub Saharan Africa—and urgent action is required by LIC policymakers and the international community.
IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn says Africa will not be spared the consequences of the global crisis and that the significant gains many countries have made in recent years in the fight against poverty are now at risk.
The world must not forget Africa during this crisis, A Commentary by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Guinea and The IMF
Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and for Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea
September 29, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/298
September 26, 2014
The International Monetary Fund is to give $130 million of financial assistance to the three countries in west Africa hardest hit by the ebola crisis. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone are facing slowing growth and disruptions to agriculture, mining, and services because of the outbreak.
Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak
September 26, 2014
Le FMI accorde $130 millions d’aide financière aux trois pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest les plus touchés par la crise de l’Ébola. Le Libéria, la Guinée et la Sierra Leone se heurtent à un ralentissement de la croissance et la flambée du virus bouleverse l’agriculture, le secteur minier et les services.
Press Release: IMF Mission and Guinea-Bissau Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance Under The Rapid Credit Facility
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
The April 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates a pickup in economic growth in 2014 but the region continues to face risks from both external and internal factors, among them slower growth in emerging markets which could impact both export demand and commodity prices. This report analyzes the possible impact of global forces on continued growth in sub-Saharan Africa and the policy actions that are needed to address these challenges. Chapters also discuss fostering a climate of inclusive growth and improving monetary policy frameworks in the region.
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.