The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
This paper describes economic developments and reforms in Eritrea during the 1990s. The paper highlights that the government's main economic objectives were to promote high and sustainable economic growth and thereby increase per capita income, create employment opportunities, and attain a sustainable external position over the medium term. The paper discusses the developments in domestic production, prices, and the structural reforms undertaken in Eritrea. Developments in public sector finances are covered, and monetary developments and financial sector reform efforts are also summarized.