This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Côte d'Ivoire and the IMF. Côte d'Ivoire and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Côte d'Ivoire.
Côte d’Ivoire: At A Glance
- Current IMF membership: 189 countries
- Côte d'Ivoire joined the Fund in March 11, 1963; Article VIII;
- Total Quotas: SDR 325.20 Million (As of May 31, 2007)
Loans outstanding: ECF arrangements SDR 479.76 million
RCF loans SDR 81.3 million
- The third review of Côte d’Ivoire’s economic performance under the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility arrangement (ECF) was discussed by the Executive Board on June 7, 2013 (Press release No. 13/201)
News and Highlights
Working Paper by Calixte Ahokpossi; Kareem Ismail; Sudipto Karmakar and Mesmin Koulet-Vickot
July 3, 2013
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa (West AFRITAC) has remained on track throughout an eventful year and foresees a significant increase in its activities for the financial year starting May 1, 2013.
April 29, 2013
Country Report No. 13/92
April 3, 2013
Speech By Christine Lagarde; Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; at the National Assembly, Abidjan, January 7, 2013
January 7, 2013
By Wayne Camard, IMF African Department
November 4, 2011
Côte d'Ivoire and the IMF
April 26, 2017
Author/Editor:International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
Series:Country Report No. 17/99
April 7, 2017
Author/Editor:Louise Fox | Alun H. Thomas | Cleary Haines
April 6, 2017
April 5, 2017
February 16, 2017
Regional Economic Outlook
Growth momentum in sub-Saharan Africa remains fragile, marking a break from the rapid expansion witnessed since the turn of the millennium. 2016 was a difficult year for many countries, with regional growth dipping to 1.4 percent—the lowest level of growth in more than two decades. Most oil exporters were in recession, and conditions in other resource-intensive countries remained difficult. Other nonresource-intensive countries however, continued to grow robustly. A modest recovery in growth of about 2.6 percent is expected in 2017, but this falls short of past trends and is too low to put sub-Saharan Africa back on a path of rising living standards. While sub-Saharan Africa remains a region with tremendous growth potential, the deterioration in the overall outlook partly reflects insufficient policy adjustment. In that context, and to reap this potential, strong and sound domestic policy measures are needed to restart the growth engine. Read the report
Departmental Papers on Africa
The Departmental African Paper Series covers research on Sub-Saharan Africa conducted by International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff, particularly on issues of broad regional or cross-country interest. The views expressed in these papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its Executive Board, or IMF management.
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.