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 analyzes the basic data, social and demographic indicators of Madagascar. The study outlines the institutional arrangements for the determination and management of the Malagasy franc, and reviews the foreign exchange market developments. The paper assesses the country's international price competitiveness and developments in the export processing zone. This report also provides a Statistical Appendix for the country.