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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 5.3 5.8
Consumer Prices 6.5 5.2
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Kenya and the IMF
Updated April 22, 2017

The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on September 22, 2014. Listed below are items related to Kenya, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).

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October 02, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Kenya
September 20, 2013 -- The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in the Tropics : A Narrative Approach
Author/Editor: Andrew Berg | Luisa Charry | Rafael A Portillo | Jan Vlcek
Series: Working Paper No. 13/197
September 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Frontier Economy Kenya Progresses with Financial Inclusion
Kenya’s policy of financial inclusion—making financial services more accessible to the general population—will help the country solve its poverty problem, a conference in Nairobi hears.
September 17, 2013 -- "Economic Resilience in a Challenging International Environment", Opening remarks at the 2013 Nairobi Conference, by Antoinette M. Sayeh
September 16, 2013 -- Podcast : Kenya's Economy Takes Off
Kenya is one of the success stories of Africa’s economic resurgence. With this strong performance in mind, the Kenya and the IMF will co-host a conference to discuss the country's prospects.

September 09, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Kenya-IMF Event to Explore Pathway for Emerging Markets
The Kenyan government and the IMF announce a conference in Nairobi later this month that will highlight Kenya’s success and prospects. An underlying theme will be inclusive growth that spreads economic growth benefits to all Kenyans.
September 04, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF, Kenya to Co-Host Conference to Discuss the Country’s Economic Success, Prospects and Challenges
August 12, 2013 -- Energy Subsidy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa : Experiences and Lessons
Author/Editor: Trevor Serge Coleridge Alleyne | Mumtaz Hussain
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 13/2
Notes: Also available in French
June 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF, U.K. in Joint Research on Developing Country Policy Issues
Amid a shortage of high-quality policy research on low-income countries, the IMF partners with the U.K. Department for International Development in a three-year project to generate research findings that can feed into these countries’ economic policies.
May 08, 2013 -- Press Release: Special Data Dissemination Standard Workshop in Gaborone, Botswana
April 30, 2013 -- Kenya : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Press Release
Series: Country Report No. 13/107
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, National Treasury, South Africa
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 288Kb
April 16, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$108.5 Million Disbursement
April 11, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center for East Africa Scales Up Activities; External Evaluation Commends Very Strong Performance
March 28, 2013 -- Kenya -- Letter of Intent, and Updated Technical Memorandum of Understanding, March 28, 2013
PDF File Size: 479Kb
March 27, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Sees Big Gains from Energy Subsidies Reform
Subsidies are intended to protect consumers by keeping prices low. But many argue subsidies are inefficient and could be replaced with better means of protecting consumers in need. A new IMF paper urges governments the world over to reform subsidies affecting products ranging from coal to gasoline.
March 20, 2013 -- Mid-Term Evaluation Report on the Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative Project
Subject: Statistics | Africa | National accounts | Monetary statistics | Government finance statistics | Balance of payments statistics | Data quality assessment framework | General Data Dissemination System | Special Data Dissemination Standard | Technical assistance
March 07, 2013 -- Forecasting and Monetary Policy Analysis in Low-Income Countries : Food and non-Food Inflation in Kenya
Author/Editor: Michal Andrle | Andrew Berg | R. Armando Morales | Rafael Portillo | Jan Vlcek
Series: Working Paper No. 13/61
February 14, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Concludes Mission to Kenya
December 17, 2012 -- The East African Community After Ten Years - Deepening Integration

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