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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


Towards a New Growth Strategy for Employment, Decent Work and Development in Zambia

GRZ/ILO/IMF National Conference; New Government Complex; Lusaka, May 21-22 2012 click for more

IMF and ILO Hold Preliminary Discussions on Tripartite Social Dialogue with Zambian Government, Employers and Labour

Press Release; May 31, 2011 click for more

IMF Pledges Stronger Partnership to Help Africa Through Crisis

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. click for more

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. click for more

IMF to Assist Africa Hit Hard by Global Downturn

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. click for more

Zambia and The IMF

IMF Survey : New Tool to Improve Tax Administration

March 5, 2014
A new assessment tool will help gauge the relative performance of tax administrations and offer insights on reform priorities going forward. click for more

Zambia: 2013 Article IV Consultation

January 9, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/5 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Zambia

December 19, 2013

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Reviews Noncomplying Disbursements and Recommendation for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion

December 19, 2013

Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Mission to Zambia

September 24, 2013

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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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. Click for more