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Monument, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Monument, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo by attawayjl

Burkina Faso Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Burkina Faso

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

News and Highlights


Africa’s Success: More Than A Resource Story

By Antoinette M. Sayeh click for more


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

IMF Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa: Recovery and New Risks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the May 2011 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the IMF's African Department commented on the report's main findings: 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

Le secteur privé gagne du terrain en Afrique

Dans un entretien avec le Bulletin du FMI en ligne, Mme Antoinette Sayeh, directrice du Département Afrique, a expliqué que depuis quelques années, l’Afrique a fait preuve d’une plus grande ouverture à l’initiative privée. Comme par ailleurs le climat des affaires est devenu plus attrayant, les investissements étrangers sont restés abondants. click for more

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Burkina Faso and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Burkina Faso

March 26, 2014

Burkina Faso: Seventh Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for a New Three-Year Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

February 10, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/43
Also Available in French click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year, US$41.6 Million ECF for Burkina Faso and US$3.9 Million Disbursement

December 27, 2013

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Seventh and Final Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Burkina Faso

December 16, 2013

Burkina Faso -- Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, November 28, 2013

November 28, 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