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The Gambia Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in The Gambia

November 1, 2009

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

News and Highlights



A Newsletter of the IMF on Low-income countries; November 2012 click for more

Private Sector Gains Ground in Africa

The growing role of the private sector in Africa has been credited by the head of the IMF's African Department for sustaining foreign investment during the recent global slump. In an interview, Antoinette Sayeh says Africa has demonstrated a new openness. click for more

Stronger Policies Helped Africa Through Global Crisis

Stronger monetary and budget policies, together with structural reforms in many countries, helped Africa come through the global financial crisis better than in the past, IMF First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky said. click for more

IMF Builds Statistical Capacity in Africa

The IMF is helping 22 sub-Saharan African countries improve the quality, coverage, and dissemination of key statistics. click for more

The Gambia and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves US$10.8 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for The Gambia

April 2, 2015

Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Mission to The Gambia

January 14, 2015

Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Mission to The Gambia

September 17, 2014

Press Release: Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit to The Gambia

April 4, 2014

Press Release: IMF Mission Reviews Policy Implementation under the ECF in The Gambia

November 20, 2013

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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.