The Gambia Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in The Gambia
November 1, 2009
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between The Gambia and the IMF. Additional information can be found on The Gambia and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and French that deal with The Gambia.
News and Highlights
The growing role of the private sector in Africa has been credited by the head of the IMF's African Department for sustaining foreign investment during the recent global slump. In an interview, Antoinette Sayeh says Africa has demonstrated a new openness.
Stronger monetary and budget policies, together with structural reforms in many countries, helped Africa come through the global financial crisis better than in the past, IMF First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky said.
The Gambia and The IMF
The Gambia: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia
September 18, 2013
Series: Country Report No. 13/289
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.