The Gambia Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in The Gambia
November 1, 2009
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between The Gambia and the IMF. Additional information can be found on The Gambia and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with The Gambia.
News and Highlights
The growing role of the private sector in Africa has been credited by the head of the IMF's African Department for sustaining foreign investment during the recent global slump. In an interview, Antoinette Sayeh says Africa has demonstrated a new openness.
Stronger monetary and budget policies, together with structural reforms in many countries, helped Africa come through the global financial crisis better than in the past, IMF First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky said.
The Gambia and The IMF
The Gambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia
September 18, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/289
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.