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August 1, 2012
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|South Africa and the IMF|
Updated May 18, 2017
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 01, 2016. Listed below are items related to South Africa, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|December 11, 2014 -- South Africa: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Informational Annex; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for South Africa|
Series: Country Report No. 14/338
|December 11, 2014 -- South Africa: Selected Issues Paper|
Series: Country Report No. 14/339
|December 11, 2014 -- South Africa: Financial System Stability Assessment|
Series: Country Report No. 14/340
|December 11, 2014 -- IMF Survey : South Africa Strives to Revive Growth, Cut Exposure to Risks|
South Africa can celebrate significant progress in its first 20 years of democracy, but faces the challenge of reviving a weak economy and addressing elevated vulnerabilities, the IMF says in its regular review of the country’s economy.
|December 11, 2014 -- Podcast : South Africa’s Economic Challenges|
South Africa can celebrate significant progress in its first 20 years of democracy, but faces the challenge of reviving a weak economy. Addressing structural constraints such as electricity shortages are key to increasing growth.
|November 13, 2014 -- Press Release: Joint Seminar on Basel II, Basel III, and Macro-Prudential Approach to Bank Supervision|
|October 20, 2014 -- Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course|
Series: Regional Economic Outlook
|October 10, 2014 -- Transcript of the African Department Press Briefing|
|July 30, 2014 -- 2014 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - Structural Policies in Fund Surveillance|
Subject: Surveillance | United States | Southern Europe | Ghana | Ethiopia | South Africa | India | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Unemployment | Public investment | Fiscal reforms | Labor market reforms | Monetary policy
|June 04, 2014 -- The Mystery of Missing Real Spillovers in Southern Africa: Some Facts and Possible Explanations|
Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant | Andrew W Jonelis | Borislava Mircheva | Slavi T. Slavov
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 14/3
|April 24, 2014 -- Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth|
Notes: Full Text also available in French
|April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Nigeria|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 244Kb
|February 14, 2014 -- Press Release: Southern and Eastern African Central Bank Officials Discuss the Mobile Financial Services Business and its Regulation|
|December 05, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by Christine Lagarde on Nelson Mandela|
|October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance for South Africa|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 94Kb
|October 12, 2013 -- Transcript of the African Finance Ministers Press Conference|
|October 01, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with South Africa|
|October 01, 2013 -- South Africa : 2013 Article IV Consultation|
Series: Country Report No. 13/303
|October 01, 2013 -- IMF Survey : South Africa Searches for Faster Growth, More Jobs|
South Africa faces low growth, widespread unemployment, and a high reliance on foreign capital inflows. In its regular review of Africa’s largest economy, the IMF urges structural reforms to boost growth and create jobs for a growing population.
|October 01, 2013 -- Podcast : South Africa: The battle for jobs, growth and equality|
Despite its many achievements since the transition to majority rule, South Africa struggles with low growth, widespread unemployment, and sharp social tensions. The IMF says Africa’s largest economy needs to pursue structural reforms to boost growth and create jobs for a growing population.