Executive Board
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on Namibia:

September 18, 2015
February 8, 2013
February 6, 2012
July 16, 2010
February 27, 2009

Article IV Staff Reports

Financial Sector Assessment Program

Projected % Change
   2015  2016
Real GDP 4.8 5
Consumer Prices 4.8 6.0
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2015)
Please refer to more recent Press Release/Staff reports on this country for possible revisions.

Namibia: Financial Position in the Fund

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Namibia and the IMF
Updated October 1, 2015

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IMF Survey Online
September 10, 2015 -- Podcast : Sub-Saharan Africa Getting a Grip on Inflation
Inflation can determine a currency’s purchasing power as high inflation means rising prices. But what drives inflation differs from region to region. In this podcast we talk with Oral Williams, IMF Mission Chief for Malawi and coauthor of a new research paper that shows the drivers of inflation are changing in sub-Saharan Africa.
February 22, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Minerals Demand Shields Namibia from World Trade Slowdown
Demand for mineral exports drove Namibia’s strong recovery last year from the effects of the world economic crisis. But, IMF economists say in their regular review of the southern African nation’s economy, Namibia’s recovery could be hampered by the impact on trade flows of renewed global uncertainty.
October 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Africa's Reforms Payoff Held Up by Global Uncertainty
The uncertain global environment is hindering foreign investment in African economies and delaying the payoff that African countries expected after they enacted reforms to improve their domestic business climates, African finance ministers tell reporters during the IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo.