IMF Recovery Programme: Lessons from the Past and Options for the Future

Following the internal and external economic shocks that have adversely affected our country, the Minister of Finance, in his speech dated 20th October 2016, announced the launch of a national economic recovery plan dubbed ‘Zambia Plus’. In response to the Minister’s economic recovery initiative, the Economics Association of Zambia held a public Discussion themed “IMF Recovery Programme: Lessons from the Past and Options for the Future “. by

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EAZ meets with a team of Investors

The Economics Association Zambia hosted a group of investors visiting from South Africa  to understand the Zambian economy better.  The investors were keen to speak to key representatives from the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) to get a feel of the Macro economic conditions in the market and what opportunities the market presents in the short to medium term. The team of investors was led by a Multinational Bank.     List of Visiting investors Investec Bank South Africa Old Mutual Specialised Finance (Omsfin) South Africa Liberty Finance (Libfin) South…

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Bank of Zambia eases Monetary Policy Rate by 1.5% to 14%.

“In the implementation of monetary policy, BoZ will continue to strengthen the forward looking monetary policy, anchored on interest as the key signal for monetary policy. Changes in the Policy rate will be guided by inflation outcomes, forecasts as well as progress in fiscal consolidation” said the Bank of Zambia Governor during the first quarter Monetary Policy meeting. For more download the document below. Click this link to download by

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Lessons for Zambia from Ghana’s IMF Experience – Professor Newman Kusi

On 16th February 2017. The Economics Association of Zambia hosted a public discussion on the IMF recovery program.At the event, Professor Newman Kusi of Ghana presented key lessons via skype that Zambia could learn from Ghana who experienced a similar situation with the IMF recently. Below are the Brief Note and Full Note with lessons.Download below. Discussion Note: Lessons from the Ghanian Experience Newspaper Article – Lessons from the Ghanian Experience by

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