- International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
- Published Date:
- May 2011
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In tables, a blank cell indicates “not applicable,” ellipsis points (…) indicate “not available,” and 0 or 0.0 indicates “zero” or “negligible.” Minor discrepancies between sums of constituent figures and totals are due to rounding.
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“Basis points” refer to hundredths of 1 percentage point (for example, 25 basis points are equivalent to ¼ of 1 percentage point).
This April 2011 issue of the Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa (REO) was prepared by a team led by Abebe Aemro Selassie under the direction of Saul Lizondo. The team included Valerie Cerra, Hamid R. Davoodi, Shiv Dixit, Matthew Gaertner, Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu, Martine Guerguil, Duval Guimarães, Cleary Haines, Robert Keyfitz, Nir Klein, Maitland MacFarlan, Catherine McAuliffe, Alexis Meyer-Cirkel, Montfort Mlachila, Rogelio Morales, Maxwell Opoku-Afari, Laure Redifer, Sarah Sanya, Jon Shields, Alun Thomas, and Masafumi Yabara with editorial assistance from Jenny Kletzin DiBiase. Natasha Minges was responsible for document production, with assistance from Anne O’Donoghue. The editing and production was overseen by Joanne Blake and Martha Bonilla of the External Relations Department.