Gabon Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Gabon
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Gabon and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Gabon and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Gabon.
News and Highlights
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.
Gabon and The IMF
March 8, 2013
Gabon’s government has launched an ambitious public investment and reform program to transform the central African country into a diversified emerging market economy by 2025. The key, the IMF says in its regular review of Gabon’s economy, lies in implementing the program while managing downside risks.
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
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.