May 252014
 
Benin : IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Benin and Approves US$16.4 Million Disbursement COTONOU, Benin, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Benin’s economic performance under a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility […]

May 152014
 
Central African Republic : IMF Executive Board Approves US$12.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Approves US$12.9 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for the Central African Republic BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on May 14, 2014 financial assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the amount equivalent to […]

May 152014
 
Tanzania : IMF Executive Board Concludes Consultation

  IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Tanzania DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On April 25, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Tanzania and completed the third and final review of the country’s performance under an […]

May 132014
 
Uganda : IMF Concludes Mission

IMF Concludes Mission to Uganda on the Second Review of the Policy Support Instrument KAMPALA, Uganda, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Kampala during the past two weeks to conduct the second review of Uganda’s economic program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). The […]

May 132014
 
Ghana : IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation

ACCRA, Ghana, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On May 7, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Ghana. Ghana has experienced strong and broadly inclusive growth over the past two decades, and its medium-term prospects are supported by rising energy production. The country has […]

May 122014
 
Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Morocco

  Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Conclusion of her Visit to Morocco RABAT, Morocco, May 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today in Rabat: “It is a great pleasure to return to Morocco, home of many […]

May 112014
 
Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, May 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Mario de Zamaróczy, visited Cameroon during April 24–May 8, 2014 to conduct the 2014 Article IV Consultation discussions. The mission met with the President of the Republic H.E. Paul Biya, Minister Secretary General at the Presidency Ferdinand […]

May 072014
 
IMF Mission and Madagascar Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance Under the Rapid Credit Facility

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, May 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, headed by Mr. George Tsibouris, visited Antananarivo, Madagascar, from April 23 to May 6, 2014 and reached agreement with the Malagasy authorities on a program that could be supported by the IMF’s Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). Subject to IMF management […]

May 062014
 
Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Lamin Leigh visited Gaborone during April 22-May 2 to conduct the 2014 Article IV Consultation discussions with Botswana. The mission’s work focused on reviewing recent economic developments and prospects and policies to ensure continued macroeconomic stability and […]

May 012014
 
Conclusion of the IMF Mission to Senegal for the Seventh Review of the PSI

DAKAR, Senegal, May 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Hervé Joly visited Senegal from April 16 to 30, 2014 to conduct the seventh review under the three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) approved in December 2010. The members of the mission met with the President of the Republic, […]

Apr 262014
 
IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Review of an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility with Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today concluded the third and final review of an arrangement under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF)1 with Tanzania. The SCF was approved in July 2012 (see Press Release No. 12/252). In February 2013, the authorities […]

Apr 262014
 
IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Tunisia and Approves US$225 Million Disbursement

TUNIS, Tunisia, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the third review of Tunisia’s economic performance under a 24-month program supported by a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The completion of the review enables an immediate disbursement of SDR 145.08 million (about US$225 million), bringing total […]