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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513514055.086

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

1. Navigating Uncertainty

1. Navigating Uncertainty »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to remain at 3.2 percent in 2019 and rise to 3.6 percent in 2020. Growth is forecast to be slower than previously envisaged for about two-thirds of the countries in...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

1. Navigating Uncertainty Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to remain at 3.2 percent in 2019 and rise to 3.6 percent in 2020. Growth is forecast to be slower than previously...

2. Competition, Competitiveness, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

2. Competition, Competitiveness, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

2. Competition, Competitiveness, and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Competition among firms is generally deemed an essential driving force of market economies. It ensures an eff...

3. Domestic Arrears in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes, Symptoms, and Cures

3. Domestic Arrears in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causes, Symptoms, and Cures »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Domestic arrears, a form of forced financing prevalent in many sub-Saharan African countries, have increased in recent years. 1 As such, they have become a key economic policy cha...

South Africa's Exports Performance

South Africa's Exports Performance »

Source: South Africa’s Exports Performance

Volume/Issue: 2016/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Roberto Perrelli , and Boyang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475594003

Keywords: structural bottlenecks, exchange rate, depreciation, relative prices, currency, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Export performance

Despite a substantial and prolonged exchange rate depreciation, South Africa’s export performance has disappointed since the global financial crisis. In this paper we focus on the role of structural factors in redu...

Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-Income and Other Developing Countries - Background Paper - Country Experiences

Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-Income and Other Developing Countries - Background Paper - Country Experiences »

Source: Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-Income and Other Developing Countries - Background Paper - Country Experiences

Volume/Issue: 2015/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781498344050

Keywords: Background papers, Cross country analysis, Emerging markets, Monetary policy, Sub-Saharan Africa, Real sector, Central bank independence, Central bank autonomy, Financial crises, Central banking and monetary issues

This background paper focuses on the experiences of evolving monetary policy frameworks in nine individual countries and three thematic groupings of countries. The country case studies are complemented by analyses...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513514055

Keywords: Debt, Debt strategy, Economic growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Trade, Regional Economic Outlook, Monetary policy, sub-Saharan Africa, low-income country, sub-Saharan African country

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to pick up, though at a slower pace than previously expected. This revision reflects a more challenging external environment, continued output disruptions in oil-exporting c...

1. Staying the Course

1. Staying the Course »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Introduction and Summary Growth trends in most of sub-Saharan Africa remain strong. The region’s economy is expected to continue growing at a fast clip, expanding by about 5 percent...