This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Uganda, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Uganda and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Uganda.
Becoming the Champion: Uganda's Development Challenge
On the occasion of the visit of Madame Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the IMF cordially invite you to a public lecture to be delivered by the Managing Director at the Kampala Serena International Conference Centre on Friday 27 January, 2017 at 4pm.
The event will be open to the public. However, RSVP is welcome.
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At A Glance
- Current IMF membership: 189 countries
- Uganda joined the Fund on September 27, 1963
- Quota: SDR 180.50 million
- Outstanding loans: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF)/Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangements SDR 6.00 million
- The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 07, 2009 (Country Report 09/79)
- The Fund has maintained a resident representative in Uganda since July 1982
Clara Mira, Resident Representative for Uganda, IMF
December 15, 2016
Presentation by Antoinette Sayeh, Director, African Department, IMF
May 18, 2016
Presentation by Celine Allard, Regional Studies Division, IMF
May 17, 2016
Presentation by Dr. Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda
May 16, 2016
A presentation by Ana Lucía Coronel, Gene Leon, and Alex Segura
November 13, 2015
Uganda and the IMF
January 28, 2017
January 27, 2017
January 13, 2017
Author/Editor: Emre Alper ; Wenjie Chen ; Jemma Dridi ; Herve Joly ; Fan Yang
January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017
Author/Editor: International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
Series: Country Report No. 17/7
Regional Economic Outlook
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year is set to drop to its lowest level in more than 20 years, reflecting the adverse external environment, and a lackluster policy response in many countries. However, the aggregate picture is one of multispeed growth: while most of non-resource-intensive countries—half of the countries in the region—continue to perform well, as they benefit from lower oil prices, an improved business environment, and continued strong infrastructure investment, most commodity exporters are under severe economic strains. This is particularly the case for oil exporters whose near-term prospects have worsened significantly in recent months. Sub-Saharan Africa remains a region of immense economic potential, but policy adjustment in the hardest-hit countries needs to be enacted promptly to allow for a growth rebound.
Departmental Papers on Africa
The Departmental African Paper Series covers research on Sub-Saharan Africa conducted by International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff, particularly on issues of broad regional or cross-country interest. The views expressed in these papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its Executive Board, or IMF management.
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.
Quest for Regional Integration
The East African Community: Quest for Regional IntegrationJanuary 2015
The countries in the East African Community (EAC) are among the fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa. The EAC countries are making significant progress toward financial integration, including harmonization of supervisory arrangements and practices and the modernization of monetary policy frameworks. This book focuses on regional integration in the EAC and argues that the establishment of a time table for the eliminating the sensitive-products list and establishing a supranational legal framework for resolving trade disputes are important reforms that should foster regional integration.