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Real GDP growth for 2017 is now projected at 5.5 percent, with inflation around 2 percent and a broadly balanced external current account
BISSAU, Guinea Bissau, March 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Paulo Drummond visited Guinea-Bissau during March 1–14, 2012. The mission assessed performance for the fourth review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) approved in May 2010 (see Press Release No. 10/185)1, agreed with the authorities on economic policies for the remainder of 2012. The mission met with interim President Raimundo Pereira, Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr., Minister of Presidency of the Council of Ministers and in-office Prime Minister Adiato Djaló Nandigna, Minister of Finance José Mario Vaz, Minister of Economy Helena Embaló, National Director of the Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BCEAO) João Fadía, and other government officials. The mission also held discussions with representatives of the private sector, civil society, the donor community, and other development partners.
NEW YORK, January 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued on 9 January by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: