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A mosque in Niamey. Photograph taken by diasUndKompott.

Niger Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Niger

February 2010

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 Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Low-Income Countries

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.
March 2009Click for more

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries: A Country-by-Country Assessment

This note discusses the implications of the price shocks for the balance of payments of low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
June 30, 2008Click for more

Niger and The IMF

Niger: 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fourth and Fifth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

March 11, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/63 click for more

Niger: Selected Issues

March 11, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/64 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth and Fifth ECF Reviews, Approves US$16.52 Million Disbursement and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Niger

December 18, 2014

Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission to Niger

November 7, 2014

Press Release: Statement at the end of the IMF Staff Mission to Niger

July 8, 2014

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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.