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
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
IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Benin and Approves US$16.4 Million Disbursement
Press Release: IMF’s West AFRITAC Steering Committee Welcomes Significant Reforms Achieved in West Africa with the Support of the Center
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
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.