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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

A mix of solid economic policies, wage moderation, and an early orientation toward Eastern Europe explain Austria’s strong economic performance. The economy has grown strong in 2007 and through the first quarter of 2008. Employment growth remains strong, but the trend of a declining unemployment rate appears to be tapering off. Tighter labor market conditions have ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

A mix of solid economic policies, wage moderation, and an early orientation toward Eastern Europe explain Austria’s strong economic performance. The economy has grown strong in 2007 and through the first quarter of 2008. Employment growth remains strong, but the trend of a declining unemployment rate appears to be tapering off. Tighter labor market conditions have ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2004
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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Bangladesh’s 2008 Article IV Consultation reports that growth picked up strongly from a slow start to the year with rebounds in agriculture and garment exports playing a leading role. Strong growth of remittances and increased external assistance helped support the balance of payments in the face of rising import costs. An impressive increase in government revenues...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2010
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Bangladesh’s external position strengthened considerably in FY2009 and the first four months of FY2010. Strong remittances, resilient exports, and weak imports caused the current account of the balance of payments to record a surplus of almost 3 percent of GDP in FY2009, up from less than 1 percent of GDP in FY2008....

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2010
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that Bangladesh’s external position strengthened considerably in FY2009 and the first four months of FY2010. Strong remittances, resilient exports, and weak imports caused the current account of the balance of payments to record a surplus of almost 3 percent of GDP in FY2009, up from less than 1 percent of GDP in FY2008....

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2006
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Bangladesh is reducing poverty and making headway toward meeting its MDGs. However, political considerations are exerting an increasing influence on economic policy decisions. The overall fiscal balance has been kept below budget and program targets, notwithstanding sizable revenue slippages. Monetary policy has been gradually tightened, and the exchange rate has s...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

The fiscal impact of these policies will be significant, but donor support, improved revenue, and budget reallocations will contain domestic financing. The authorities have introduced several policies in response to the disasters. IMF staff supports the authorities’ request for a purchase under the IMF's policy on emergency assistance for natural disasters. Followi...

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