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Article IV Staff Reports

Projected % Change
   2015  2016
Real GDP 4.3 4
Consumer Prices 7.3 7.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2015)
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Zambia: Financial Position in the Fund

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Zambia and the IMF
Updated November 20, 2015

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IMF Survey Online
September 10, 2015 -- Podcast : Sub-Saharan Africa Getting a Grip on Inflation
Inflation can determine a currency’s purchasing power as high inflation means rising prices. But what drives inflation differs from region to region. In this podcast we talk with Oral Williams, IMF Mission Chief for Malawi and coauthor of a new research paper that shows the drivers of inflation are changing in sub-Saharan Africa.
March 05, 2014 -- IMF Survey : New Tool to Improve Tax Administration
A new assessment tool will help gauge the relative performance of tax administrations and offer insights on reform priorities going forward.
June 21, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Zambia Needs Fewer Obstacles to Job-intensive Growth
Zambia faces challenges in ensuring that its mineral-dependent economy achieves inclusive and employment-intensive growth over the medium term, a conference in Lusaka heard. The event focused on obstacles to rural development, economic diversification, and generating more jobs in the formal sector of the economy.
March 04, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Africa Faces Twin Challenges After Global Crisis
With world recovery under way, Africa faces the twin challenges of reviving strong growth and reinforcing resilience to the economic shocks that regularly batter the continent, IMF officials say, as the IMF's head embarks on a three-country visit to the region.
April 26, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Threatens Millions in Africa, Ministers Say
African Finance Ministers welcome commitments to increase resources for developing countries, but caution that assistance was needed quickly if Africa is to contain the impact of the global economic crisis.