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|South Africa and the IMF|
Updated May 26, 2017
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 01, 2016. Listed below are items related to South Africa, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|October 01, 2013 -- Podcast : South Africa: The battle for jobs, growth and equality|
Despite its many achievements since the transition to majority rule, South Africa struggles with low growth, widespread unemployment, and sharp social tensions. The IMF says Africa’s largest economy needs to pursue structural reforms to boost growth and create jobs for a growing population.
|May 09, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton at the Conclusion of his Visit to South Africa|
|May 08, 2013 -- South Africa: Facing the Challenges of the Global Economy|
|April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, National Treasury, South Africa|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Republic of South Sudan, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 288Kb
|April 08, 2013 -- Press Release: Additional Funding to Boost Capacity Development in Southern Africa by IMF Regional Technical Assistance Center|
|April 05, 2013 -- Press Release: Southern African Central Bank and Finance Ministry Officials Discuss Macroprudential Approaches to Supervision of Financial Systems in the Region|
|April 05, 2013 -- Building a Common Future in Southern Africa|
Author/Editor: Joannes Mongardini | Tamon Asonuma | Olivier Basdevant | Alfredo Cuevas | Xavier Debrun | Lars Holger Engstrom | Imelda M. Flores Vazquez | Vitaliy Kramarenko | Lamin Leigh | Paul R. Masson | Genevieve Verdier
|March 20, 2013 -- Mid-Term Evaluation Report on the Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative Project|
Subject: Statistics | Africa | National accounts | Monetary statistics | Government finance statistics | Balance of payments statistics | Data quality assessment framework | General Data Dissemination System | Special Data Dissemination Standard | Technical assistance
|February 01, 2013 -- Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland|
Author/Editor: Olivier Basdevant | Borislava Mircheva
Series: African Departmental Paper No. 13/1
|January 31, 2013 -- Inward and Outward Spillovers in the SACU Area|
Author/Editor: Jorge Iván Canales Kriljenko | Farayi Gwenhamo | Saji Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 13/31
|January 16, 2013 -- Government Cash Management : Relationship between the Treasury and the Central Bank|
Author/Editor: Mario Pessoa | Michael J. Williams
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No.2012/2
Notes: Full text also available in Spanish.
|October 25, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Africa's Big Economies Can Influence, Protect Their Neighbors|
Nigeria and South Africa account for one-half of sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, and are potentially major drivers of growth for the region as a whole. In an interview, senior economist Cheikh Gueye examines Nigeria’s and South Africa’s economic linkages with the rest of the region.
|October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Pravin J. Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa|
On behalf of: Angola, Burundi, Botswana, The State of Eritrea, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Republic of Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kingdom of Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe. PDF File Size: 600Kb
|October 12, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Sub-Saharan Africa Maintains Growth in an Uncertain World|
Sub-Saharan Africa remains relatively insulated from the negative factors pulling down growth in advanced countries, but countries with closer trade links to Europe are experiencing some softening in exports, the IMF says in the main chapter of its Regional Economic Outlook for the region.
|September 06, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Distress in Europe Slows South Africa's Economic Recovery|
South Africa’s economic and financial policy frameworks have reliably delivered domestic and external stability. But, the IMF says in its regular assessment of the nation’s economy, the country needs to expand employment opportunities, secure better education and health outcomes, and build more efficient infrastructure.
|August 23, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with South Africa|
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
|August 23, 2012 -- South Africa: 2012 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Staff Statement, Public Information Notice|
Series: Country Report No. 12/247
|August 01, 2012 -- A Financial Conditions Index for South Africa|
Author/Editor: Nombulelo Gumata | Eliphas Ndou | Nir Klein
Series: Working Paper No. 12/196
|July 01, 2012 -- Estimating the Implicit Inflation Target of the South African Reserve Bank|
Author/Editor: Nir Klein
Series: Working Paper No. 12/177
|June 01, 2012 -- Commodity Prices and Exchange Rate Volatility : Lessons from South Africa’s Capital Account Liberalization|
Author/Editor: Elena Dumitrescu | Rabah Arezki | Andreas Freytag | Marc Quintyn
Series: Working Paper No. 12/168