Posts Tagged With: IMF

Sierra Leone : Discussions on Possible IMF-Supported Financial Arrangement

IMF Staff Initiates Discussions on a Possible IMF-Supported Financial Arrangement for Sierra Leone The economy proved resilient in the face of two major exogenous shocks: the Ebola epidemic and collapse of iron ore prices and associated loss of production in 2014-2015. The economy is projected to expand by 6 percent in real terms in 2017, […]

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IMF Staff Concludes 2016 Article IV Mission to Equatorial Guinea

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Montfort Mlachila, visited Malabo from June 29 to July 13 to conduct the 2016 Article IV consultation discussions. At the conclusion of the mission, Mr. Mlachila made the following statement: “Equatorial Guinea has for two decades been one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) largest hydrocarbon exporters. […]

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IMF Executive Board Completes Eighth Review of Niger’s ECF Arrangement and Approves US$17.1 Million Disbursement

On July 11, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the eighth review of Niger’s economic performance under theprogram supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) 1 arrangement. The completion of the review enables an immediate disbursement of SDR12.34 million, (about US$17.1 million), bringing total disbursements under the ECF arrangement to […]

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IMF Staff Team Completes Mission to Côte d’Ivoire

A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Dan Ghura visited Abidjan from June 24 to July 7, 2016, to negotiate a new three-year economic program that could be supported by the IMF through Arrangements under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and the Enhanced Credit Facility (EFF). At the conclusion of […]

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