This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Niger and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Niger and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with Niger.

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At a Glance

  • Current IMF membership: 190 countries
  • Niger joined the Fund on April 24, 1963.
  • Total Quotas: SDR 131.6 Million
  • Outstanding purchases and loans: SDR 158.04 Million (As of June 30, 2019)
  • The 2019 Article IV consultation staff report was discussed by the Executive Board on June 26, 2019. (Country Report No. 19/239, July 22, 2019)

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News and Highlights

  • REO Presentation

    Presentation given by the resident representative to the Nigerien government, international community, academics, and young business leaders

    December 10, 2019

  • Motivational Speech at the ADU (African Development University)

    Speech given by the resident representative to stress the importance of education to empower countries, and to encourage young students to think outside the box and take risks.

    September 3, 2019


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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

April 28, 2022

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa surprised on the upside in the second half of 2021, prompting a significant upward revision in last year’s estimated growth, from 3.7 to 4.5 percent. This year, however, that progress has been jeopardized by the Russian invasion of Ukraine which has triggered a global economic shock that is hitting the region at a time when countries’ policy space to respond to it is minimal to nonexistent. Most notably, surging oil and food prices are straining the external and fiscal balances of commodity-importing countries and have increased food security concerns in the region.
Read the Report

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Fraudulent Scam Emails Using the Name of the IMF

We would like to bring to the notice of the general public that several variants of financial scam letters purporting to be sanctioned by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or authored by high ranking IMF officials are currently in circulation, and may appear on official letterhead containing the IMF logo. The scam letters instruct potential victims to contact the IMF for issuance of a “Certificate of International Capital Transfer” or other forms of approval, to enable them receives large sums of monies as beneficiaries. The contact e-mail information is always BOGUS and unsuspecting individuals are then requested to send their personal banking details which the scammers utilize for their fraudulent activities.
For more information please see Fraudulent Scam Emails Using the Name of the IMF

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Departmental Papers on Africa

Africa Departmental Papers Cover The Departmental African Paper Series covers research on Sub-Saharan Africa conducted by International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff, particularly on issues of broad regional or cross-country interest. The views expressed in these papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF, its Executive Board, or IMF management.