Regional Economic Outlook.

The region's prospects continue to be promising, but global developments pose increased risks to the outlook. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should again average about 61D percent in 2008 with oil exporters leading the way; meanwhile, growth in oil importers is expected to taper off, though only...

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Main Author: African Dept., International Monetary Fund
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Language:English
Published: Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2008.
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505 0 |a Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; I. Overview; Main Developments in 2007; Figures; 1.1. A Comparison of Growth; Tables; 1.1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Selected Indicators, 2003-08; Boxes; 1.1. Sub-Saharan Africa and the Global Slowdown; 1.2. Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.3. Regional Dynamics of Growth; 1.4. Contribution to GDP Growth; 1.5. Growth Volatility; 1.6. Real Per Capita GDP Growth; 1.7. Sub-Saharan Africa: Oil Exporters; 1.8. Sub-Saharan Africa: Trading Gains (Losses); 1.2. Economic Crisis in Zimbabwe; 1.9. Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa. 
505 8 |a 1.10. Sub-Saharan Africa: External Current Account Balance1.11. Commodity Prices in Sub-Saharan Africa; Macroeconomic Policies; 1.12. Three-Month Interbank Rates in Selected Emerging Markets; 1.13. Monetary Developments; 1.14. Real Effective Exchange Rates in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.15. Real Effective Exchange Rates in the CEMAC and the WAEMU; 1.16. Sub-Saharan Africa: Reserve Coverage; 1.17. Credit to the Private Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.18. Real Effective Exchange Rates in Sub-Saharan African Countries with a Floating Regime. 
505 8 |a 1.19. Sub-Saharan Africa: 2007 Exchange Rate Adjustments and Current Account Balances1.20. Central Government Revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.21. Central Government Primary Expenditures in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.22. Central Government Social Spending in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.23. Low-Income Sub-Saharan Africa: Government Financing of Fiscal Deficits; 1.3. The Changing Nature of Public Debt in Sub-Saharan Africa; Outlook for 2008 and Risks; 1.24. Total Government Debt in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.25. Oil Prices and GDP Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.26. Exports and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. 
505 8 |a 1.4. The Impact of High Oil Prices on Sub-Saharan Africa1.5. Conflicts and Political Instability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth and Spillover Effects; 1.27. Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth and Commodity Prices; 1.28. Growth Prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa; 1.29. Sub-Saharan Africa: Reserve Coverage for Terms of Trade Shocks, 2007; Medium-Term Challenges: Unleashing the Private Sector and Reducing the Cost of Doing Business; 1.30. Sub-Saharan Africa: Doing Business, 2007; 1.31. Sub-Saharan Africa: Global Competitiveness Index, 2007; 1.32. Sub-Saharan Africa: Governance Ranking, 2000-06. 
505 8 |a 1.6. Creditor Rights in Sub-Saharan AfricaAppendix 1.1; A1.1. Categorization of Sub-Saharan African Countries; A1.2. Non-Oil Primary Fiscal Deficits, 2002-07; II. Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa; 2.1. Inflation Objectives for Sub-Saharan African Low-Income Countries; 2.2. The Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Sub-Saharan Africa; The Monetary and Exchange Rate Landscape; 2.1. De Jure Monetary Policy Frameworks in Sub-Saharan Africa; 2.3. Assessing Reserve Money Targeting in Sub-Saharan Africa; 2.1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Exchange Rate Distribution, 2005-07. 
500 |a Policy Challenges of Implementing Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. 
520 |a The region's prospects continue to be promising, but global developments pose increased risks to the outlook. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should again average about 61D percent in 2008 with oil exporters leading the way; meanwhile, growth in oil importers is expected to taper off, though only modestly. With food and energy prices still rising, inflation is projected to average about 81D percent this year for countries in the region, setting aside Zimbabwe. Risks in 2008 are tilted to the downside, but the region is better placed today to withstand a worsening of the global environment. 
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651 0 |a Africa, Sub-Saharan  |x Economic conditions  |y 1960- 
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