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The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

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Source: The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2020/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Mario de Zamaroczy , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , Hector Perez-Saiz , and Jose-Nicolas Rosas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542379

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Trade barriers, Structural adjustment, Welfare, Forecasting models, Trade negotiations, Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance

Political momentum towards Africa-wide free trade has been intensifying. In March 2018, over 40 countries signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Once fully implemented, the AfCFTA is exp...

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

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The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2020/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Mario de Zamaroczy , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , Hector Perez-Saiz , and Jose-Nicolas Rosas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542379.006

ISBN: 9781513542379

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Trade barriers, Structural adjustment, Welfare, Forecasting models, Trade negotiations, Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance

Political momentum towards Africa-wide free trade has been intensifying. In March 2018, over 40 countries signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Once fully implemented, the AfCFTA is exp...

COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development

COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa : COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513536835

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Health care, Health, Health care spending, Public expenditures and health, Public health, Government expenditures and health, Oil

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis. One that threatens to throw the region off its stride, reversing the encouraging development progress of recent years. Furthermore, b...

COVID-19 : une menace sans précédent pour le développement

COVID-19 : une menace sans précédent pour le développement »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513538501

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Climate changes, Information technology, sub-Saharan Africa, climate change, digitalization

L’Afrique subsaharienne est confrontée à une crise sanitaire et économique sans précédent, qui menace de faire trébucher la région et d’inverser les progrès encourageants constatés ces dernières années en ma...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513538501.086

ISBN: 9781513538501

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Climate changes, Information technology, sub-Saharan Africa, climate change, digitalization

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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa : COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513536835.086

ISBN: 9781513536835

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Health care, Health, Health care spending, Public expenditures and health, Public health, Government expenditures and health, Oil

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis that threatens to throw the region off its stride, reversing the encouraging development progress of recent years. Furthermore, by exacting a...

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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa : COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513536835

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Health care, Health, Health care spending, Public expenditures and health, Public health, Government expenditures and health, Oil

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis that threatens to throw the region off its stride, reversing the encouraging development progress of recent years. Furthermore, by exacting a...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513538501

Keywords: Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Regional Economic Outlook, Climate changes, Information technology, sub-Saharan Africa, climate change, digitalization

To come when report is received....

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2020/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Sandesh Dhungana , Xiangming Fang , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Yuanchen Yang , Mustafa Yenice , and Jung Eun Yoon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513526379

Keywords: Economic integration, Trade policy, Global competitiveness, Total factor productivity, International trade agreements, Markups, Market Power, Competition, Sub-Saharan Africa, WP

Does greater product market competition improve external competitiveness and growth? This paper examines this question by using country-and firm-level data for a sample of 39 sub-Saharan African countries over 2000...

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2020/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Sandesh Dhungana , Xiangming Fang , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Yuanchen Yang , Mustafa Yenice , and Jung Eun Yoon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526379.001

ISBN: 9781513526379

Keywords: Economic integration, Trade policy, Global competitiveness, Total factor productivity, International trade agreements, Markups, Market Power, Competition, Sub-Saharan Africa, WP

Does greater product market competition improve external competitiveness and growth? This paper examines this question by using country-and firm-level data for a sample of 39 sub-Saharan African countries over 2000...