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Typical scenery in Guinea-Bissau. Photo by Wikipedia

Guinea-Bissau Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Guinea-Bissau

March 2010

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

News and Highlights



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

2010 – A Banner Year for Debt Relief to Africa

The IMF’s African Department is the hub of the institution’s engagement with low-income member countries. Over the past year, 13 new programs were approved under the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument, and Extended Credit Facility, more flexible policies were implemented to allow for flexible financing of infrastructure investment, and policy advice focused on restoring “macroeconomic buffers” that enabled effective policy responses to mitigate the worst of the impact of the 2009 global economic crisis. click for more

Africa Faces Twin Challenges After Global Crisis

With world recovery under way, Africa faces the twin challenges of reviving strong growth and reinforcing resilience to the economic shocks that regularly batter the continent, IMF officials say as Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn embarks on a three-country visit to the region. click for more

Guinea-Bissau and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau

February 18, 2014

Guinea-Bissau: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation; Debt Sustainability Analysis; Informational Annex; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau

July 3, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/197
Also available in Portuguese click for more

Press Release: IMF Releases Revised Results and Expands Coordinated Direct Investment Survey to 100 Economies

June 25, 2013

Press Release: IMF Concludes Article IV Mission to Guinea-Bissau

May 9, 2013

Press Release: IMF's West African Regional Technical Assistance Center Sees Significant Increase in Activities in Coming Year

April 29, 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