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June 2, 2017
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June 17, 2015
June 4, 2014
December 17, 2012

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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 4.1 3.4
Consumer Prices 2.2 3.7
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Seychelles and the IMF
Updated July 10, 2017

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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.
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 20, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Seychelles Marks Five Years of Successful Economic Transition
With approval of the final review of its IMF-backed economic reform program, Seychelles marks a major milestone in its transition from a crisis-ridden, interventionist economy to one that is more stable and private sector led.
February 03, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Caribbean Countries Have Several Ways to Enhance Prospects
Caribbean countries, saddled with high debt levels and badly affected by the global economic crisis, need to reduce debt and develop new sources of growth to enhance their prospects, according to participants at a regional conference convened to explore the Caribbean’s challenges and policy options.
November 10, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Economic Reforms Helped Seychelles Weather Two Crises
Economic reforms helped Seychelles weather both a severe debt crisis and the global financial crisis, an economic symposium in Victoria hears. Seychelles’ 2008 reform program included a decision to float the exchange rate, seen as the most critical move in the country’s policies to address the crises.
June 30, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Reforms, IMF Support Pull Seychelles Back From the Brink
Less than a year after experiencing economic crisis and introducing bold economic reforms, Seychelles is seeing the fruits of its efforts. A historic liberalization of its exchange regime and bold fiscal measures, together with tight monetary policy, have stabilized the economy.