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Athi-Galana-Sabaki River, Kenya

Athi-Galana-Sabaki River, Kenya (Picture by Elido Turco, Italy)

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


A New Frontier for Kenya and Africa

A Blog by Christine Lagarde click for more

CNBC Africa Interview: Kenya well placed to tap financial markets

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. click for more


A Newsletter of the IMF on Low-income countries; November 2012 click for more

Video: Kenya's Exchange Rate Volatility

ABN’s Samantha Loring speaks with Ragnar Gudmundsson, Resident Representative at the IMF, to discuss the key agreements. click for more

East Africa Currencies under Pressure

ABN crossed to Kenya where Ragnar Gudmundsson, Resident Representative from the IMF to talk more on the issue of currency speculation facing East African economies. Watch the video. click for more

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Kenya and The IMF

Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference

April 12, 2014

Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

March 10, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/74 click for more

Press Release: IMF Organizes Workshop on Medium Term Budget Frameworks for East African Officials

February 12, 2014

Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Lagarde at the Conclusion of Her Visit to Kenya

January 7, 2014

Kenya at the Economic Frontier: Challenges and Opportunities, by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

January 6, 2014
Nairobi click for more

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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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. Click for more