Zambia Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Zambia
November 6, 2013
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Zambia and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Zambia and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Zambia.
News and Highlights
IMF and ILO Hold Preliminary Discussions on Tripartite Social Dialogue with Zambian Government, Employers and Labour
IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, at the end of a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Côte d’Ivoire, pledges a stronger partnership with African countries to prevent the global economic crisis undoing years of progress in their fight against poverty.
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.
Despite weaker financial linkages with the rest of the world than many other regions, Africa is likely to be hard hit by the global economic downturn, putting at risk the progress made across the continent in recent years, the IMF says.
Zambia and The IMF
Press Release: Additional Funding to Boost Capacity Development in Southern Africa by IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center
Press Release: Southern African Central Bank and Finance Ministry Officials Discuss Macroprudential Approaches to Supervision of Financial Systems in the Region
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
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to remain strong despite a downward revision since the May 2013 report. The report analyzes drivers of growth in nonresource-rich sub-Saharan African countries, and examines the risks to frontier market economies of volatile capital flows as they become more integrated with international capital markets.