Angola Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Angola
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Angola and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Angola and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Angola.
News and Highlights
Angola and The IMF
Press Release: IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara Visits Angola To Discuss Economic Challenges
September 8, 2014
Lower oil production is set to cut Angola’s economic growth in 2014, before a rebound in the oil industry boosts growth next year, the IMF says in its regular review of the economy of sub-Saharan Africa’s second largest oil producer.
Angola: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Angola
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
The October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates continued strong growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and by strong agricultural production. However, the current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone is exacting a heavy toll, with spillovers to neighboring countries. In addition, external threats to the region's overall positive outlook include global financial conditions and a slowdown in emerging market growth. Other topics are building resilience in fragile states and addressing the infrastructure deficit.
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.