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Savannah in Waza National Park. Waza National Park is a national park in Far North Province, Cameroon.. iStockPhoto.

Resident Representative Office in Cameroon

February 2010

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

News and Highlights


Subsidizing Energy Consumption: Why it’s Wrong and What Can Be Done About it

Blog by Carlo Cottarelli, Director, FAD (IMF) click for more

IMF Sees Big Gains from Energy Subsidies Reform

A new IMF paper urges governments the world over to reform subsidies affecting products ranging from coal to gasoline. click for more

Energy Subsidy Reform: The Way Forward

Presentation by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; March 27, 2013 click for more

Energy Subsidy Reform- Lessons and Implications

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For Your Eyes Only: Three Jobs Not to Defer in 2013

By David Lipton click for more

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Cameroon and The IMF

IMF Survey : New Financing for Africa’s Roads, Rail Without High Debt

March 20, 2014
As Central African countries seek new sources of financing for infrastructure, policymakers will have to avoid high indebtedness, a conference in Cameroon hears. The event examines how to leverage existing financing and promote innovative alternatives. click for more

Press Release: IMF Conference Highlights Central Africa’s Investment Needs in Infrastructure

March 13, 2014

Cameroon: 2013 Article IV Consultation

September 9, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/279
Also available in French click for more

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Cameroon

July 1, 2013
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment. click for more

Fiscal Sustainability, Public Investment, and Growth in Natural Resource-Rich, Low-Income Countries: The Case of Cameroon

June 11, 2013
Author/Editor: Issouf Samaké ; Priscilla S. Muthoora ; Bruno Versailles
Series: Working Paper No. 13/144
Also available in French click for more

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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