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 explores how monetary policy affects other macroeconomic variables, mainly output and inflation. First, it provides an overview of the framework for implementing monetary policy and then discusses the transmission mechanism itself. In this study, the following statistical data are listed in detail: GDP and expenditure components, savings, investment, current account, consumption and prices of petroleum and electricity, price indicators, employment by economic sectors, monetary survey, selected interest rates, balance of payments, exports and imports by commodity, direction of trade, services and income.