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Benin Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Benin

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

News and Highlights



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

Le Conseil d’administration du FMI approuve un nouveau programme avec le Benin

Le conseil d’administration du FMI a approuvé un nouveau programme pour le Bénin. Dans cet entretien, le chef de mission du FMI pour le Bénin donne les grandes lignes de ce programme et revient sur les perspectives pour l’économie béninoise. Video : Joannes Mongardini, Chef de mission pour le Benin, FMI click for more

Déclaration de la mission des services du FMI au Bénin

Une mission du Fonds monétaire international (FMI), dirigée par M. Joannes Mongardini, a séjourné à Cotonou du 11 au 26 mars 2010. 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

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Benin and The IMF

Benin: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Staff Report; and Press Release

June 3, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/150
Notes: Full text is also
available in French click for more

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Benin and Approves US$16.4 Million Disbursement

May 23, 2014

Press Release: IMF’s West AFRITAC Steering Committee Welcomes Significant Reforms Achieved in West Africa with the Support of the Center

May 5, 2014

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

February 26, 2014

Benin: Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Extension of the Arrangement

September 11, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/286
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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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The April 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates a pickup in economic growth in 2014 but the region continues to face risks from both external and internal factors, among them slower growth in emerging markets which could impact both export demand and commodity prices. This report analyzes the possible impact of global forces on continued growth in sub-Saharan Africa and the policy actions that are needed to address these challenges. Chapters also discuss fostering a climate of inclusive growth and improving monetary policy frameworks in the region. 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.