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Zambia Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Zambia

April 8, 2015

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


Zambia's Way Forward - Job Creation To Promote Inclusive Growth

Joint Conference with GRZ and its Cooperating Partners click for more

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

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Zambia and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Consultation Mission to Zambia

March 31, 2015

Press Release: Statement at the end of an IMF Article IV Mission to Zambia

December 18, 2014

Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Zambia

June 6, 2014

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

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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The October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates continued strong growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and by strong agricultural production. However, the current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone is exacting a heavy toll, with spillovers to neighboring countries. In addition, external threats to the region's overall positive outlook include global financial conditions and a slowdown in emerging market growth. Other topics are building resilience in fragile states and addressing the infrastructure deficit. Click for more

IMF Opens Africa Training Institute in Mauritius

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on June 26, 2014 opened the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Ebene, Mauritius, adding an important regional center to a global network of centers helping to develop countries' policymaking capacity by transferring economic skills and best practices.