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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.

News and Highlights



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

Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference

April 12, 2014

Burundi: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release

March 19, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/83
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Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Burundi and Approves US$7.7 Million Disbursement

February 28, 2014

Burundi -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, February 06, 2014

February 6, 2014
Also available in French PDF File Size: 205Kb click for more

Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Burundi

December 16, 2013

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to remain strong despite a downward revision since the May 2013 report. The report analyzes drivers of growth in nonresource-rich sub-Saharan African countries, and examines the risks to frontier market economies of volatile capital flows as they become more integrated with international capital markets. Click for more