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June 24, 2015
December 15, 2014
December 20, 2013
December 10, 2012
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Financial Sector Assessment Program

Projected % Change
   2015  2016
Real GDP 5.1 5.9
Consumer Prices 0.6 2.1
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2015)
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Senegal: Financial Position in the Fund

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Senegal and the IMF
Updated October 9, 2015

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IMF Survey Online
September 10, 2015 -- Podcast : Sub-Saharan Africa Getting a Grip on Inflation
Inflation can determine a currency’s purchasing power as high inflation means rising prices. But what drives inflation differs from region to region. In this podcast we talk with Oral Williams, IMF Mission Chief for Malawi and coauthor of a new research paper that shows the drivers of inflation are changing in sub-Saharan Africa.
June 25, 2015 -- IMF Survey : IMF Extends Support for Senegal’s Plan to Be Emerging Economy
The IMF’s Executive Board renews its support for Senegal’s economic and financial policies by approving a third straight endorsement of the West African nation’s policy program. The program underpins Senegal’s goal of attaining emerging-economy status by 2035.
February 02, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Senegal’s Middle-income Drive Taps Experience of Peers
Low-income economies aspiring to make a decisive stride toward middle-income status may learn a lot from the experience of peer countries that have made the move, brainstorming participants conclude at an event at IMF headquarters in Washington, D.C.
December 24, 2014 -- IMF Survey : New Plan Sets Senegal On Course to Become Emerging Economy
A new development plan designed to help Senegal exit a trap of low growth and high poverty can boost the economy if it is consistently implemented, IMF staff say in a regular review of the West African country. They add that the plan presents a unique opportunity.
July 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Senegal Positioned to Achieve Long-term Growth Potential
Senegal’s political stability and renewed commitment to reform can help the country raise its long-term growth potential, says the IMF in its regular assessment of the Western African nation.
December 03, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Renews Support for Senegal's Economic Reforms
The IMF extends its support for Senegal’s economic and financial policies by approving a new Policy Support Instrument to back the West African country’s economic program. The policies endorsed by the IMF focus on accelerating Senegal’s economic growth and improving its resilience to shocks.
May 26, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Senegal Well Positioned to Regain Growth Momentum
With the right policies and quicker structural reforms, Senegal should be well positioned to regain its growth momentum. In its regular review of Senegal’s economy, the IMF says it will be critical for the authorities to fully normalize relations with the private sector.