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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper discusses key findings of the Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Rwanda. All but one of the end-2007 quantitative performance criteria were met. IMF staff supports the authorities’ request for a waiver of the nonobservance of the performance criterion on net credit to government. IMF staff also recommends completion ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
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The main risk to the program is that inflationary pressures would reemerge owing to improper management of the scaling up of aid and fiscal spending, or a protracted crisis in Kenya. The structural agenda focuses on maintaining the momentum in the previously initiated areas, particularly in the financial sector, tax administration, and public financial management. ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

In this paper, statistical details are listed regarding the following: GDP by sector at constant and current prices, tourism data, indicators of agricultural production, wage rates of workers, number of workers in the social security by age group, retail price index, central government operations and revenue, central government expenditure and domestic debt, operat...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

In this paper, statistical details are listed regarding the following: GDP by sector at constant and current prices, tourism data, indicators of agricultural production, wage rates of workers, number of workers in the social security by age group, retail price index, central government operations and revenue, central government expenditure and domestic debt, operat...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Sudan’s economic prospects are good, but risks remain. The report states that strong actions were taken for Government Finance Statistics Manuals and Guides (GFSM) implementation for monitoring domestic arrears under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The need to maintain macroeconomic stability and implement strong monetary and fiscal policies are found to be esse...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Sudan’s economic prospects are good, but risks remain. The report states that strong actions were taken for Government Finance Statistics Manuals and Guides (GFSM) implementation for monitoring domestic arrears under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The need to maintain macroeconomic stability and implement strong monetary and fiscal policies are found to be esse...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

The Czech Republic’s strong fundamentals helped to sustain economic growth with low unemployment and underpin strides toward convergence with EU-15. Executive Directors welcomed the euro accession strategy and the sustained implementation of the Maastricht criteria, which would provide a solid foundation for euro adoption. They commended the sound financial system ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2008
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

The Czech Republic’s strong fundamentals helped to sustain economic growth with low unemployment and underpin strides toward convergence with EU-15. Executive Directors welcomed the euro accession strategy and the sustained implementation of the Maastricht criteria, which would provide a solid foundation for euro adoption. They commended the sound financial system ...

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IMF Staff Country Reports
2010
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This paper discusses key findings of the Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for The Gambia. Recent performance under the ECF-supported program continued to be broadly satisfactory. All quantitative performance criteria for end-September 2009 were achieved, except for the fiscal target, and there was good progress on the structural agenda. IMF sta...

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IMF Working Papers
2009
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

This study empirically analyzes the determinants of bond market development in a cross section of 23 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries between 1990 and 2008. It considers the stage of development and the size of the bond market, as well as the historical, structural, institutional and macroeconomic factors driving bond market development in SSA. The study finds t...

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