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Source: Afghanistan : HIPC Initiative Paper

Volume/Issue: 2010/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451800456

Keywords: debt service, debt sustainability, debt management

This report examines the Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative paper on Afghanistan. Afghanistan has made sufficient progress in meeting the completion point triggers, despite a challenging environment...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Technical Assistance Report-Monetary and Financial Statistics and Financial Accounts Mission

Volume/Issue: 2019/307

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513516387

Keywords: Financial soundness indicators, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, International investment position, Financial statements, ISCR, CR, flow-based, boa, MFS

In response to a request from the Bank of Albania (BOA) and with the support of the IMF's European Department, a monetary and financial statistics (MFS) and financial accounts technical assistance (TA) mission visi...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2005/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451800791

Keywords: expenditure, tax revenue, public expenditure, expenditure management, fiscal policy

This report presents an Ex Post Assessment of Albania's Longer-Term-Program Engagement with the IMF. Albania has been engaged in a series of IMF-supported programs since the beginning of transition. This report pro...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency

Volume/Issue: 2003/202

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451800753

Keywords: budget documents, budget law, annual budget, budget execution

Albania has made much progress in recent years in improving fiscal transparency and meets the standards of the fiscal transparency code in several areas. However, shortcomings exist in the transparency of tax laws...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania

Volume/Issue: 2011/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922665

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, debt reduction, fiscal consolidation

The global crisis left Albania fairly unscathed and ushered in the needed economic rebalancing. The policy framework has been challenged in the post-crisis environment significant headwinds. Despite improvement, ex...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475532418

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, debt sustainability, domestic debt

Despite a stern global financial crisis and fiscal imbalances within the country, Albania's prudent policies supported its economy to grow and safeguarded the soundness of the financial system. The Executive Board...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Technical Assistance Report-Revenue Administration: Supporting the Delivery of the Reform Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2019/94

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306287

Keywords: Tax revenue, Tax evasion, Revenue sources, Tax administration, Tax reforms, GDT, LTO, arrears, vat, taxpayer

The General Directorate of Taxes (GDT) continues to make good progress in modernizing its administration of the taxation system. With strong support from the Minister of Finance and Economy, a dedicated management...

Albania: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania

Albania: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania »

Source: Albania : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania

Volume/Issue: 2019/29

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484396582

Keywords: Real sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic reforms, Central banks, Gross domestic product, ISCR, CR, PPPs, percent of GDP, arrears

Despite robust GDP growth, projected at 4 percent in 2018, inflation remains below its 3 percent target. The fiscal deficit has stabilized around 2 percent of GDP, implying a modest gradual reduction in public deb...

Albania: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Albania: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Albania : First Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498323178

Keywords: public debt, fiscal risks, tax administration, tax revenue

KEY ISSUES Background: On February 28, the Executive Board approved a three-year Extended Arrangement with access of SDR 295.42 million (492.4 percent of quota). A purchase of SDR 23.55 million (about EUR 26.4 mil...

Albania:Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release and Staff Report

Albania:Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Albania : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324069

Keywords: Real sector, External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, arrears, medium-term, general government debt, PPPs, Proj

Growth was strong in 2018, backed by high electricity production. Inflation remains subdued, notwithstanding very accommodative monetary conditions. The fiscal stance in 2018 was somewhat tighter than expected, sup...