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Benin: Staff Report for the Second Review and the Second-Year Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Benin: Staff Report for the Second Review and the Second-Year Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Benin : Staff Report for the Second Review and the Second-Year Program Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2001/208

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451803341

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, balance of payments

Benin's economic and financial performance under the first-year program supported by the poverty reduction and growth facility was satisfactory. The resumption of structural reform implementation is essential for t...

Benin: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Informational Annex

Benin: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Informational Annex »

Source: Benin : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Request for Extension of the Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Volume/Issue: 2008/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451803518

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, deficit

Benin showed good macroeconomic performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program. Executive Directors agreed that strong revenue performance helped to underpin improvement in public financ...

Better Integration into an Increasingly Globalized Economy

Better Integration into an Increasingly Globalized Economy »

Source: Integration and Growth in a Globalized World Economy

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): Alassane Ouattara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 1999

ISBN: 9781557758477

Keywords: regional integration, world economy, trade liberalization, globalization, global integration

I am honored to be here to share with you the IMF’s thoughts on the turbulent events of the past two years and what lies ahead. With growing signs that the worst of the financial crisis is over, we now have...

13 Beyond Trade: Regional Arrangements as a Window on Globalization

13 Beyond Trade: Regional Arrangements as a Window on Globalization »

Source: Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

This chapter argues that regional arrangements can be an important strategic and practical vehicle to help African countries to integrate themselves into the world economy and to take advantage of globalizat...

Birth of a nation: East Timor gains independence, faces challenges of economic management, poverty alleviation

Birth of a nation: East Timor gains independence, faces challenges of economic management, poverty alleviation »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 11

Volume/Issue: 31/11

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451931433

Keywords: government expenditure, military spending, peace research, stockholm international peace research institute

For many years, the IMF has tracked countries’ military spending. The IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department describes its most recent findings and also looks at patterns in military as well as poverty-reduc...

Broad-based participation: Uganda is first country to receive assistance under Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Broad-based participation: Uganda is first country to receive assistance under Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 01

Volume/Issue: 29/1

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451937688

Keywords: foreign exchange, structural reforms, international monetary fund, current account, economic policies

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Burkina Faso: 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Informational Annex

Burkina Faso: 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Informational Annex »

Source: Burkina Faso : 2007 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Access Augmentation, Requests for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Volume/Issue: 2008/168

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451803945

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, external debt, current expenditure

Structural reforms and strong macroeconomic policies of Burkina Faso have promoted economic growth and low inflation over the past decade. Executive Directors welcomed this development, and encouraged the authoriti...

BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period

BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period »

Source: BURKINA FASO Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Extension of Commitment Period

Volume/Issue: 2006/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451803877

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, external debt, balance of payments

The staff report for the Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on Burkina Faso highlights the macroeconomic framework for 2006 and the fiscal policy. Discussi...

Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Burkina Faso: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion »

Source: Burkina Faso : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2004/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451803785

Keywords: debt, budget, deficit, interest, external debt

Performance under the program has been satisfactory. Real GDP growth is higher than estimated owing to substantially higher than projected agricultural production. Burkina Faso continues to depend heavily on extern...

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Burkina Faso: Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program »

Source: Burkina Faso : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Volume/Issue: 2002/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451803686

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, balance of payments, central bank, current account

This paper examines Burkina Faso's Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Third Annual Program. The program remains broadly on track. The economic downturn of 2000 trailed into...