Guinea Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Guinea
This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Guinea and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Guinea and the IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Guinea.
News and Highlights
The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries; International Monetary Fund; March 2009.
The global financial crisis is expected to have a major impact on low-income countries(LICs), especially in sub Saharan Africa—and urgent action is required by LIC policymakers and the international community.
IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn says Africa will not be spared the consequences of the global crisis and that the significant gains many countries have made in recent years in the fight against poverty are now at risk.
The world must not forget Africa during this crisis, A Commentary by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Guinea and The IMF
Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Following a Meeting with President Alpha Condé of Guinea
Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and for Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea
September 29, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/298
September 26, 2014
The International Monetary Fund is to give $130 million of financial assistance to the three countries in west Africa hardest hit by the ebola crisis. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone are facing slowing growth and disruptions to agriculture, mining, and services because of the outbreak.
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
IMF Opens 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.