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Burundi Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Burundi

This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Burundi and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Burundi and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Burundi.

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A Newsletter of the IMF on Low-income countries; November 2012 click for more

IMF Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa: Recovery and New Risks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the May 2011 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the IMF's African Department commented on the report's main findings: click for more

Africa Faces Twin Challenges After Global Crisis

With world recovery under way, Africa faces the twin challenges of reviving strong growth and reinforcing resilience to the economic shocks that regularly batter the continent, IMF officials say as Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn embarks on a three-country visit to the region. click for more

Le secteur privé gagne du terrain en Afrique

Dans un entretien avec le Bulletin du FMI en ligne, Mme Antoinette Sayeh, directrice du Département Afrique, a expliqué que depuis quelques années, l’Afrique a fait preuve d’une plus grande ouverture à l’initiative privée. Comme par ailleurs le climat des affaires est devenu plus attrayant, les investissements étrangers sont restés abondants. click for more

Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges for 2010

Remarks by Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Director, African Department of the International Monetary Fund The Brookings Institution–November 19, 2009 click for more

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Burundi and The IMF

Burundi: 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility; and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

September 23, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/293
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Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$7.6 Million Disbursement, and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Burundi

August 25, 2014

Burundi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014
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Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of a Mission to Burundi for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility

June 12, 2014

Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference

April 12, 2014

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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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. Click for more



IMF Opens Africa Training Institute in Mauritius

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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.