Republic of South Sudan Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in South Sudan
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between South Sudan and the IMF. Additional information can be found on South Sudan and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with South Sudan.
News and Highlights
Since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2005, South Sudan has set out to build an economy almost from scratch, creating economic institutions and working toward establishing an environment conducive to growth and stability.
South Sudan and The IMF
Press Release: Republic of South Sudan: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission on the 2013 Article IV Consultation and on Possible Support under the Rapid Credit Facility and a Staff-Monitored Program
March 20, 2013
Subject: Statistics | Africa | National accounts | Monetary statistics | Government finance statistics | Balance of payments statistics | Data quality assessment framework | General Data Dissemination System | Special Data Dissemination Standard | Technical assistance
Press Release: European Union Contributes ?3 Million to IMF Trust Fund for Capacity Building in Macroeconomic Policies and Statistics for South Sudan
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