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A mosque in Niamey. Photograph taken by diasUndKompott.

Niger Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Niger

February 2010

This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Niger and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Niger and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Niger.

News — Highlights

The Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries

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. The crisis is projected to increase the financing needs of LICs by at least US$25 billion in 2009, and much larger needs are possible.
March 2009Click for more

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries: A Country-by-Country Assessment

This note discusses the implications of the price shocks for the balance of payments of low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
June 30, 2008Click for more

Niger and The IMF

Press Release: Statement at the end of the IMF Staff Mission to Niger

July 8, 2014

Niger: Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and for Extension of the Program Period and Arrangement, Rephrasing of Disbursements, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

June 19, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/168 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews of Niger’s Extended Credit Facility and Approves US$34.9 Million Disbursement

March 31, 2014

Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission to Niger

January 6, 2014

Niger: Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Assessment

September 16, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/285
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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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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. Click for more



IMF Opens Africa Training Institute in Mauritius

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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.