Category Archives: Press Releases

Intégration régionale: des hauts fonctionnaires discutent des enjeux économiques [VIDEO]

Une trentaine, de hauts fonctionnaires issus d’une douzaine de pays de l’afrique sub-saharienne et de l’océan indien, sont réunis à la cybercité d’Ebène, le temps d’un cours de formation sur les enjeux économiques de l’intégration régionale. Une initiative de l’African Training Institute et du FMI qui a pour but d’améliorer leurs connaissances sur les aspects

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Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-and Lower-Middle Income Countries

ATI, together with IMF HQ, organized a high-level peer-exchange on seven principles for an effective monetary policy, as identified in a recent IMF study on Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-and Lower-Middle Income Countries. Central bankers from selected sub-Saharan African countries with a scope for an independent monetary policy were the peers who discussed: How

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IMF Launches Japan-Funded Project to Improve External Sector Statistics in Central and West African Countries

Press Release No. 16/383 August 29, 2016 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched on August 29, 2016 a three-year capacity development project to improve the external sector statistics in Central and West Africa. Introduced at the African Training Institute (ATI) in Mauritius, this project has been made possible by the generous support of the Government

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CEMAC and WAEMU countries: Launch of external statistics project

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) launches on August 29, 2016 a three-year capacity development project, financed by the Government of Japan, to improve the external sector statistics in Central and West Africa. Seventeen Francophone countries will benefit from the project: the six member states of the Central Economic and Monetary African Community (CEMAC): Cameroon, Chad, Central

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IMF, Policymakers, and Academics, Debate the Future of Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Press Release No. 16/98 March 10, 2016 The Africa Training Institute (ATI), the IMF, and the Banque de France jointly organized a high-level seminar at the ATI in Mauritius on March 8–9, 2016. Over 30 high-level policymakers from across sub-Saharan Africa and academics from Africa, America, and Europe gathered to discuss the future of currency

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THE FUTURE OF MONETARY INTEGRATION – HIGH LEVEL SEMINAR AT THE AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE, MARCH 8 – 9, 2016

Successes and demises of monetary integration have a long history, from the German-Austrian Monetary Union (1857-1866), the Latin Monetary Union (1865-1927), the Scandinavian Monetary Union (1873-1931), all the way to the CFA zone (1945-), and the Eurozone (1999-). The IMF has been at the forefront of research on currency unions since at least Mundell’s (then

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L’Institut de formation pour l’Afrique va intensifier son programme de formation durant l’exercice 2016

Communiqué de presse n° 15/142 26 mars 2015 Le Comité d’orientation de l’Institut de formation pour l’Afrique (IFA) prévoit une intensification substantielle des activités de formation pour l’exercice 20161 grâce à de nouveaux engagements de financement. Le Comité a tenu sa réunion annuelle à N’Djamena (Tchad) le 25 mars 2015 pour examiner les possibilités d’expansion du programme2. Compte tenu

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IMF’s Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016

Press Release: IMF’s Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016 The Africa Training Institute (ATI) Steering Committee envisages a significant increase in training activities for Fiscal Year (FY) 20161 thanks to fresh funding pledges. The Committee met in N’Djamena, Chad, on March 25, 2015 for its annual meeting to discuss scaling-up options.2

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Presidential Lecture by Mr José De Gregorio, Universidad de Chile, Peterson Institute for International Economics, March 3, 2015

Making SSA Countries More Resilient to External Shocks: A Presidential Lecture at the IMF’s Africa Training Institute in Mauritius Concludes At the first annual Presidential Lecture Series of the institute on March 3, Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag and IMF African Department Director Antoinette Sayeh emphasized the importance of economic policies that would make sub-Saharan Africa countries

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La Ministre australienne des affaires étrangères et du commerce ouvre le cours sur la croissance solidaire de l’Institut de formation pour l’Afrique du FMI

Communiqué de presse No. 14/431 17 septembre 2014 La Ministre des affaires étrangères et du Commerce d’Australie, Mme Julie Bishop, a participé le 15 septembre 2014 à la séance d’ouverture du cours sur la croissance solidaire organisé par l’Institut de formation pour l’Afrique du FMI. Dans ces remarques liminaires, Mme Bishop a indiqué que le

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