Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012.

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by still-strong commodity prices, new resource exploitation, and the improved domestic condit...

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Main Author: African Dept., International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Published: Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; In Brief; 1. Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty; Introduction and Summary; Figures; 1.1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Real GDP Growth by Contry Group; 1.2. Sub-Saharan Africa: Low Income Countries and Other World Regions: Real GDP Growth; Tables; 1.1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Real GDP Growth; 1.2. Sub-Saharan Africa: Other Macroeconomic Indicators; 1.3. Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic Indicators; Boxes; 1.1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Country Groupings; 1.4. Sub-Saharan Africa: Government Debt Ratios, 2000-11.
  • 1.5. Sub-Saharan Africa: Capital Investment, 2000-111.6. Sub-Saharan Africa Excluding South Africa: Credit to the Private Sector, 1995-2010; 1.7. Selected Regions: Average Labor Productivity Growth, 1990-2009; 1.8. Sub-Saharan Africa: CPI and Food Inflation, Average 2011; 1.2. Impact on WAEMU of the Recovery in Côte d'Ivoire and the Drought in the Sahel; 1.3. East Africa: Persistence of the Food and Fuel Shock; 1.9. Sub-Saharan Africa: Changes in CPI Inflation from 12 Months Earlier, End-2012 vs. End-2011; 1.10. Sub-Saharan Africa: Overall Fiscal Balance, 2004-12.
  • 1.11. Sub-Saharan Africa Non-resource Exporting LICs: Total Revenue, Excluding Grants, 2000-121.12. Sub-Saharan Africa: Total Exports Shares by Partner; 1.13. Sub-Saharan Africa: External Current Account Balance, 2004-12; 1.14. Sub-Saharan Africa: Headcount Poverty Index Using the 1.25 a Day Poverty Line; 1.15. Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth Prospects, 2012 and 2013; 1.4. Growth Dynamics in the SACU Region in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis; 1.5. Sub-Saharan Africa's Exposure through Trade to the Economic Slowdown in the Euro Area; Macroeconomic Policy Choices in an Uncertain World.
  • 2. The Impact of Global Financial Stress on Sub-Saharan African Banking Financial SystemsIntroduction and Summary; 2.1. Global Risk Aversion, 2005-12; The Region's Banking System Experience in 2008-09; 2.2. Sub-Saharan Africa: Bond Flows, 2008-12; 2.3. Sub-Saharan Africa: Equity Flows, 2008-11; 2.4. Sub-Saharan Africa, Select Countries: Portfolio and Foreign Direct Investment, June 2011; 2.5. Sub-Saharan Africa, Select Countries: Inward Portfolio and Foreign Direct Investment, 2010.
  • 2.6. Select Countries: Exchange Rate Flexibility and Stock Market Sensitivity to Changes in Global Risk Aversion2.7. Sub-Saharan Africa: Capital Flows and External Debt, 2005-10; 2.8. Sub-Saharan Africa: Systemic Banking Crises, 1980-2010; 2.9. Sub-Saharan Africa: Banks' Foreign Assets and Liabilities, 2005-10; 2.1. Nigeria's Banking Crisis; Financial Sector Vulnerabilities to Ongoing European Financial Stress; 2.10. Sub-Saharan Africa: Real Domestic Bank Credit, 2004-11:Q2; 2.11. Sub-Saharan Africa, Selected Countries: Real Credit Developments, 2005-11.