Democratic Republic of the Congo: First Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Publication Date:

January 5, 2022

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

After a third wave over the summer, COVID-19 cases are declining but vaccination has stalled. Economic activity has improved on the back of strengthened external demand, allowing for a stronger-than-envisaged buildup in international reserves. Inflation and the exchange rate have stabilized. Near-term challenges arise from uncertainty related to the pandemic and the gradual global economic recovery supporting high commodity prices.

Series:

Country Report No. 2022/003

Subject:

Frequency:

regular

English

Publication Date:

January 5, 2022

Stock No:

1CODEA2022001

Pages:

98

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