Kenya Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Kenya
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Kenya and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Kenya and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Kenya.
News and Highlights
Kenya is well placed to borrow from the international financial markets when it debuts its sovereign bond next month. This is based on the country's strong macroeconomic management. The IMF also announced an immediate disbursement of $110 million to East Africa's biggest economy. CNBC Africa talks to Ragnar Gudmundsson, the IMF Kenya Resident Representative.
Kenya and The IMF
Kenya at the Economic Frontier: Challenges and Opportunities, by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
January 6, 2014
December 30, 2013
Moves toward deeper economic integration among the countries of the East African Community—Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda—gain new impetus from agreements on monetary union and cross-border payments sealed in recent weeks.
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.