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Source: Burundi : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Decision Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2005/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451802894

Keywords: debt service, debt relief, debt sustainability, current account

This paper explains Burundi's Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC). Burundi's social indicators reflect the effects of poverty compounded by decades of violence. The government's Interim P...

Burundi: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

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Source: Burundi : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484341582

Keywords: central bank, external debt, domestic financing, debt sustainability

Burundi's Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement is discussed. The measures undertaken to enhance fiscal outlook by the 2015 elections are reviewed. Satisfactory progress has been made o...

Burundi: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility—Joint Bank-Fund Staff Debt Sustainability Analysis

Burundi: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility—Joint Bank-Fund Staff Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Burundi : Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484341582

Keywords: central bank, external debt, domestic financing, debt sustainability

Burundi's Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement is discussed. The measures undertaken to enhance fiscal outlook by the 2015 elections are reviewed. Satisfactory progress has been made o...

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

Burundi: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Erformance Criteria

Burundi: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Erformance Criteria »

Source: Burundi : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 2013/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2013

ISBN: 9781616354947

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt management, current account, domestic financing

This paper analyzes Burundi's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. Policy discussions in the program focus on measures to strengthen fisc...

Burundi: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria — Informational Annex

Burundi: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria — Informational Annex »

Source: Burundi : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Volume/Issue: 2013/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2013

ISBN: 9781616354947

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt management, current account, domestic financing

This paper analyzes Burundi's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. Policy discussions in the program focus on measures to strengthen fisc...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts »

Source: Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...