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Sierra Leone Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Sierra Leone

June 1, 2009

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

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Sierra Leone and the IMF

History of Engagement--Economic Policy Advice, Technical Assistance, Balance of Payments Financing, and Catalytic Role for Budget Support; May 2013 click for more

Sierra Leone: Resident Representative’s Report on Seminar for Mayors/Chairmen of City/District Councils in Kenema

February 28-March 2, 2013 click for more

Sierra Leone and the International Monetary Fund-the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility 2006–2010

IMF Executive Directors completed the second review under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement with Sierra Leone, extending the program, initially due to end in mid-2009, for another year. This note sketches the salient features of the current program between Sierra Leone and the 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

The World Must Not Forget Africa During This Crisis

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

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Sierra Leone and The IMF

Sierra Leone: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; and Press Release

June 26, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/171 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Sierra Leone and Approves US$13.69 Million Disbursement

June 19, 2014

Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Sierra Leone

April 2, 2014

Sierra Leone: 2013 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

November 22, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/330 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Sierra Leone

November 14, 2013

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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.