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Central African Republic Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Central African Republic

February 2010

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

News and Highlights



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

The World Must Not Forget Africa During This Crisis; A Commentary by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

This op-ed has been widely circulated to newspapers throughout the world. This is from The National (United Arab Emirates), February 10, 2009. click for more

Central African Republic and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$7.63 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for the Central African Republic

March 20, 2015

Press Release: IMF Mission and the Central African Republic Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility

November 19, 2014

Central African Republic: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and the Cancellation of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Central African Republic

June 16, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/164
Also available in French click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$12.9 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for the Central African Republic

May 15, 2014

Central African Republic -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 01, 2014

May 1, 2014
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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.