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Monument, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Monument, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo by attawayjl

Burkina Faso Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Burkina Faso

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

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Africa’s Success: More Than A Resource Story

By Antoinette M. Sayeh click for more

NewsLIC

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

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Burkina Faso and The IMF

Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund

December 12, 2014

Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund

November 13, 2014

IMF Survey : New Revenues Can Offset Africa’s Rising Income Inequality

October 21, 2014
Combating rising income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa will require a pragmatic, multipronged approach to uncover new sources of revenue while also enabling critical investments in human capital, participants agree at a seminar in Washington, D.C. click for more

Burkina Faso: Selected Issues

July 24, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/230
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Also available in French click for more

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

July 21, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/215
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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.