Niger Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Niger
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.
News — Highlights
The global financial crisis is expected to have a major impact on low-income countries (LICs), especially in sub-Saharan Africa—and urgent action is required by LIC policymakers and the international community. The crisis is projected to increase the financing needs of LICs by at least US$25 billion in 2009, and much larger needs are possible.
The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries: A Country-by-Country Assessment
Niger and The IMF
Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews of Niger’s Extended Credit Facility and Approves US$34.9 Million Disbursement
Niger: 2013 First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit facility and Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion-Staff Report; Staff Supplements; and Press Release
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
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.