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Benin: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Benin: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Source: Benin : 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451803488

Keywords: external debt, debt service, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic performance of Benin has been relatively subdued since 2003 after a decade of high growth. Slow economic growth has reflected limited progress in addressin...

Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Burkina Faso: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Finland : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Finland.

Volume/Issue: 2009/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451813302

Keywords: debt service, tax policy, external debt, debt sustainability, capital expenditure

Finland's 2008 Article IV Consultation shows that spillovers from the global turmoil are adversely affecting activity and may weaken the financial system. From a cyclical perspective, a fiscal structural loosening...

Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis1

Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis1 »

Source: Fiscal Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to the Impact of the Global Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/10

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Shamsuddin Tareq , Andrew Berg , Victor Lledo , Antonio Spilimbergo , Rolando Ossowski , Irene Yackovlev , Norbert Funke , Alejandro Hajdenberg , and Martin Schindler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2009

ISBN: 9781462335404

Keywords: Emerging markets, Financial crisis, Cross country analysis, Commodities, Commodity price fluctuations, Developing countries, Infrastructure, Government expenditures, Fiscal policy, Social safety nets

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2. Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

2. Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2014, Sub-Saharan Africa : Fostering Durable and Inclusive Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484342886

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, exchange rate pegs, central bank

Introduction Over the last 20 or so years, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have enjoyed robust and sustained economic growth. Sound economic policies, stronger institutions, and...

3. Global Value Chains: Where Are You? The Missing Link in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Trade Integration

3. Global Value Chains: Where Are You? The Missing Link in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Trade Integration »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015, Sub-Saharan Africa : Navigating Headwinds

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2015

ISBN: 9781498329842

Keywords: trade, income, exchange, prices, gdp

This chapter reviews the extent and strength of integration of sub-Saharan Africa into the global economy, with a special focus on trade and participation in global value chains. It evaluates ho...

Benin
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access  -  Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin

Benin : 2008 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access - Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Benin »

Volume/Issue: 2008/230

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803556.002

ISBN: 9781451803556

Keywords: current account, external debt, balance of payments, debt service, fiscal balance

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that in the last two years, Benin has experienced a pickup in growth and low inflation supported by prudent fiscal policies and external debt relief. However, progress i...

Benin
			: 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria

Benin : 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2007/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451803488.002

ISBN: 9781451803488

Keywords: external debt, debt service, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic performance of Benin has been relatively subdued since 2003 after a decade of high growth. Slow economic growth has reflected limited progress in addressin...

Cameroon
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Third Annual Progress Report:  Joint Staff Advisory Note

Cameroon : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Third Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note »

Volume/Issue: 2006/261

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 July 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451808193.002

ISBN: 9781451808193

Keywords: public finance, budget execution, budget allocations, fiscal performance, government revenue

The Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews Cameroon's Third Annual Progress Report on achievements and obstacles in the implementation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). It highlights the substantial improv...

Republic of Madagascar
			: First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria

Republic of Madagascar : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2007/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451825411.002

ISBN: 9781451825411

Keywords: central bank, debt service, debt relief, domestic financing

The staff report for the First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement for the Republic of Madagascar reviews economic and financial policies. The 2007 economic program is designed to sustain growth, promote fiscal...

Ghana
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Ghana : Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506617.002

ISBN: 9781475506617

Keywords: national accounts, public finance, decentralization, financial management, budget support

This Joint Staff Advisory Note of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) on Ghana reviews the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (GSGDA) for the period 2010-13. The GSGDA comprises three volumes: the p...