IMF Executive Board Approves the US$19.5 Million Disbursement to Niger to Strengthen Macroeconomic Stability

2018/11/12 – On December 10, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Niger’s economic and financial program supported under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) framework. The completion of the review enables the disbursement of SDR14.1 million (about US$19.5 million), bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to SDR56.4 million (about US$78.1 million). Continuer à lire … « IMF Executive Board Approves the US$19.5 Million Disbursement to Niger to Strengthen Macroeconomic Stability »

Niger’s economy to grow 5.2 pct in each of 2017 and 2018: IMF

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Niger’s economy is on course to expand 5.2 percent this year and continue at the same pace in 2018 on the back of growth in its oil and services sectors, the International Monetary Fund said in a statement on Monday.

“Niger’s overall macroeconomic performance remains satisfactory, despite security challenges and unfavourable commodity prices, especially for uranium,” it said. “Over the medium run, government reform efforts should be rewarded by a pickup in growth.”