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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Table A1. Cotton Exports in Selected SSA Countries...

CHAPTER I. Overview

CHAPTER I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Real GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) increased in 2004 to an eight-year high of 5 percent, and average inflation has fallen to historical lows. Real GDP per capita increased by 2.7 percent. Output gro...

CHAPTER II. Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects

CHAPTER II. Recent Developments and Short-Term Prospects »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Growth performance in Africa was strong in 2004, and inflation has reached a historical low. While output growth was particularly strong in the oil-producing countries, the region faced a number of sizable e...

CHAPTER III. Responding to Exogenous Shocks

CHAPTER III. Responding to Exogenous Shocks »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Africa’s cotton exporters are facing record-low prices. The world dollar price of cotton declined by about 30 percent during 2004, and the euro price by nearly 40 percent (Figure 3.1). The main factor behind...

CHAPTER IV. Sustaining Growth in Africa

CHAPTER IV. Sustaining Growth in Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Are improvements in growth in SSA since the mid-1990s sustainable? This chapter 1 examines this question in three stages. First, it explores the factors contributing to this recen...

CHAPTER V. Making Regional Trade Arrangements More Effective in Africa

CHAPTER V. Making Regional Trade Arrangements More Effective in Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Trade policy is a critical component of an effective strategy for reducing poverty and boosting growth. In recent years, however, African policymakers have increasingly resorted to RTAs (regional trade arran...

Drivers of Growth: Evidence from  Sub-Saharan African Countries

Drivers of Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Drivers of Growth : Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/236

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manuk Ghazanchyan , and Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 November 2013

ISBN: 9781475516487

Keywords: growth, real exchange rate, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, General, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth of Open Economies, General,

This study examines the drivers of growth in Sub-Saharan African countries, using aggregate data, from the past decade. We correlate recent growth experience to key determinants of growth, including private and pub...

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries

Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries : A Vulnerability Index

Volume/Issue: 2012/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Era Dabla-Norris , and Yasemin Bal-Gunduz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475528510

Keywords: Vulnerability index, growth crises, low-income countries, real gdp, gdp growth, gdp per capita, trading partners, exchange rate regime, Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper develops a new index which provides early warning signals of a growth crisis in the event of large external shocks in low-income countries. Multivariate regression analysis and a univariate signaling app...

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes

4 Growth-Oriented Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty Outcomes »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy and Poverty Reduction

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Alejandro Izquierdo , Ward Brown , Brian Ames , and Shatayanan Devarajan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2001

ISBN: 9781589060173

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, macroeconomic stability, fixed exchange rate, exchange rate regime

Since the emphasis of this pamphlet is on the role of macroeconomic policy in supporting a country’s poverty reduction strategy, the discussion of macroeconomic policies in this section focuses on countries...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067639

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, inflation, importing countries, oil-importing countries

Recent Developments in the World Economy In recent years countries in sub-Saharan Africa have enjoyed some of their highest growth rates in decades, thanks both to favorable external...