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Senegal Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Senegal

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

News and Highlights


The World Must Not Forget Africa During This Crisis

A Commentary by Dominique Strauss-Khan, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund click for more

IMF Survey: Sound Policies, Support Can Help Africa Ride Crisis

IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn says Africa will not be spared the consequences of the global crisis and that the significant gains many countries have made in recent years in the fight against poverty are now at risk. click for more

IMF Survey: IMF to Assist Africa Hit Hard by Global Downturn

Although Africa will grow by more than 3 percent in 2009, the continent is likely to be hard hit by the global economic downturn, threatening to set back progress made across the region in recent years, the IMF says. click for more

Senegal and The IMF

Senegal: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria-Staff Report; and Press Release

July 2, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/177
Notes: Full Text also
available in French click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review for Senegal

June 24, 2014

Press Release: Conclusion of the IMF Mission to Senegal for the Seventh Review of the PSI

April 30, 2014

Efficient Energy Investment and Fiscal Adjustment in Senegal

March 12, 2014
Author/Editor: Salifou Issoufou ; Edward F. Buffie ; Mouhamadou Bamba Diop ; Kalidou Thiaw
Series: Working Paper No. 14/44
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Senegal: Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Modification of an Assessment Criterion—Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release and Executive Director’s Statement

January 8, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/4
Also available in French click for more

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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.