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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

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
Also available in French click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Benin and Approves US$16.1 Million Disbursement and Arrangement Extension

August 28, 2013

Benin -- Letter of Intent, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, August 07, 2013

August 7, 2013
Also available in French PDF File Size: 590Kb click for more

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

July 15, 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