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
Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Kenya for the 2014 Article IV Consultation
Africa Rising - Building to the Future, Keynote Address by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
March 10, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/74
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
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.