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IMF Staff Country Reports
2007
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

The staff report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation on the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) explains economic performance. Growth is robust and increasingly reliant on large export-oriented mining and hydropower projects. The economic outlook is promising, but the outcome clearly depends on the government’s policy response to the emerging resource bonanza. ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2009
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s growth is expected to moderate but remain fairly robust, supported by large projects in train, strong mineral exports, and expansionary policies. The staff report for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights economic developments and policies. The largest impact has been on the mining sector, ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2009
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s growth is expected to moderate but remain fairly robust, supported by large projects in train, strong mineral exports, and expansionary policies. The staff report for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights economic developments and policies. The largest impact has been on the mining sector, ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2009
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s growth is expected to moderate but remain fairly robust, supported by large projects in train, strong mineral exports, and expansionary policies. The staff report for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights economic developments and policies. The largest impact has been on the mining sector, ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2006
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

The macroeconomic performance for Lao People’s Democratic Republic is encouraging, but underlying fragilities remain. Progress needs to be made on structural reforms. On the fiscal side, the immediate challenge is to avoid an unsustainable expansion of spending. The medium-term priority is to mobilize revenues to enable Lao People’s Democratic Republic to meet its ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s (PDR) economy has performed well in recent years, owing to generally stable macroeconomic conditions and a rapidly expanding natural resource sector. Real GDP growth has averaged more than 7 percent since 2004. Growth is projected to reach 7½ percent in 2008, driven by similar fact...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s (PDR) economy has performed well in recent years, owing to generally stable macroeconomic conditions and a rapidly expanding natural resource sector. Real GDP growth has averaged more than 7 percent since 2004. Growth is projected to reach 7½ percent in 2008, driven by similar fact...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper focuses on Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The economic sectors have undergone significant restructuring. This restructuring has been concentrated on production capacities, quality and efficiency, thus contributing to economic growth and meeting the initial requirements for international integration. The gove...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper focuses on Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The economic sectors have undergone significant restructuring. This restructuring has been concentrated on production capacities, quality and efficiency, thus contributing to economic growth and meeting the initial requirements for international integration. The gove...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2006
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Progress in fiscal reforms, especially with regard to revenue mobilization, will require a broader reform of center-province fiscal relations in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. There are challenges ahead to restructure the state-owned commercial banks (SCB) and strengthen the banking system. Corporate governance of SCBs is still weak, hampered by the absence of a...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2007
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic developments in Lebanon in 2006 were significantly affected by the July–August conflict with Israel. Real GDP is estimated to have been flat, with strong growth in the first half of the year offset by the disruptions during and after the conflict. Inflation increased, mainly reflecting supply shortages duri...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2007
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic developments in Lebanon in 2006 were significantly affected by the July–August conflict with Israel. Real GDP is estimated to have been flat, with strong growth in the first half of the year offset by the disruptions during and after the conflict. Inflation increased, mainly reflecting supply shortages duri...

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