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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Keeping the Pace

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553413.086

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries

2. Drivers of Growth in Nonresource-Rich Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Africa’s growth takeoff since the mid-1990s is more than a commodity story. Several countries have achieved sustained high growth rates without that growth being driven by the exploitation of natural resourc...

1. Keeping the Pace

1. Keeping the Pace »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Softening and increasingly volatile global economic conditions are expected to have only a moderate downward impact on sub-Saharan Africa this year and next. Growth is projected to remain robust at about 5 p...

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets

3. Managing Volatile Capital Flows: Experiences and Lessons for Sub-Saharan African Frontier Markets »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Throughout the past three years, the frontier market economies of sub-Saharan Africa have received growing amounts of portfolio capital flows. 1 During the 2000s, sub-Saharan Afri...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of October 8, 2013, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2013 World Econo...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Keeping the Pace

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2013

ISBN: 9781475553413

Keywords: frontier markets, exchange rate, capital inflows, current account

The October 2013 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa provides a comprehensive report on the prospects for growth in the region, as well as the major risks to the outlook. Generally, growth is expected to...

4. Reforming Energy Subsidies

4. Reforming Energy Subsidies »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Building Momentum in a Multi-Speed World

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484365151

Keywords: bond, bonds, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, exchange rate

Introduction Energy subsidy reform 1 has been a long-standing policy challenge for both advanced and developing countries. In...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

Estimates and projections used in this report are based on data provided by IMF country desks as of March 29, 2007. Projections are staff estimates. The database covers 44 countries of the African Department...

2. The Impact of Global Financial Stress on Sub-Saharan African Banking Systems

2. The Impact of Global Financial Stress on Sub-Saharan African Banking Systems »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY In the last few years, the world has experienced three episodes of global financial stress. The most significant took place after the collaps...