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Gabon Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Gabon

March 2010

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.

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Africa Needs New Engines to Drive Post-Crisis Growth

Africa will need new engines to drive strong growth in the period following the global financial crisis, IMF African Department Director Antoinette Sayeh said. 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

Prudent Policies Help Sub-Saharan Africa Ride Downturn

As the global economic cycle moves to recovery, there are grounds for optimism that sub-Saharan Africa’s performance relative to the rest of the world will be better than in the past, the IMF says. click for more

IMF Builds Statistical Capacity in Africa

The IMF is helping 22 sub-Saharan African countries improve the quality, coverage, and dissemination of key statistics. click for more

Gabon and The IMF

IMF Survey : Infrastructure, Natural Resources Key to Inclusive Growth in Africa

October 13, 2013
African countries are focusing on improving their infrastructure and managing their natural resource wealth to achieve broad based inclusive growth. click for more

Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference

October 12, 2013

Gabon: 2012 Article IV Consultation

March 8, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/55
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Also available in French click for more

IMF Survey : Gabon’s Priority: Use Resources to Become Emerging Economy

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. click for more

Gabon: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation

February 19, 2013
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment. click for more

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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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. 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.