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The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2010 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: The Bahamas : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212965

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, deficit, public sector, Bahamas,

The Bahamas depends heavily on tourism and financial services. Executive Directors have commended the strong track record of prudent macroeconomic management, but have encouraged the government to broaden the domes...

Bangladesh: Fifth Review Under the Three–Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh on the Executive Board Discussion

Bangladesh: Fifth Review Under the Three–Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh on the Executive Board Discussion »

Source: Bangladesh : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/406

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451804218

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, public sector

Bangladesh is reducing poverty and making headway toward meeting its MDGs. However, political considerations are exerting an increasing influence on economic policy decisions. The overall fiscal balance has been k...

Barbados

Barbados »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932497

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, public sector debt, central bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the difficult global economic conditions continue to hit Barbados with growth at anemic levels. The current account deficit has widened in recent times owing to hig...

Barbados: Staff Report for The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Barbados: Staff Report for The 2011 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Barbados : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463932497

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, public sector debt, central bank

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that the difficult global economic conditions continue to hit Barbados with growth at anemic levels. The current account deficit has widened in recent times owing to hig...

Belgium

Belgium »

Source: Belgium : Selected Background Issues

Volume/Issue: 1995/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 1995

ISBN: 9781451803044

Keywords: employment, current account, public sector employment, unemployed, unemployment

This Selected Background Issues paper analyzes the competitiveness issues for Belgium and analyzes in what sense competitiveness is important for the country. The paper summarizes the approach followed in Belgium t...

Belize

Belize »

Source: Belize : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/353

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451805529

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public sector debt, debt service, public and publicly guaranteed

This Selected Issues paper on Belize reviews the external competitiveness, balance sheet currency mismatch, and public sector debt. Belize is a small, open economy and highly dependent on external trade. Real wages...

Belize: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation

Belize: Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belize : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2001/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451805475

Keywords: debt, public sector, central bank, deficit, interest

The authorities' economic policy seeks to sustain strong economic growth mainly through low taxes, large public investment, and the provision of credit to the private sector through the state-owned Development Fina...

Belize: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Belize: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Belize : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2002/255

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451805451

Keywords: debt, public sector, deficit, interest, external debt

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that Belize's economic growth accelerated to 11 percent in 2000, but declined to 5 percent in 2001 as a result of several hurricanes, terrorist attacks in the United Sta...

Bolivia: Second Annual Arrangement Under Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Gsc rowth Facility

Bolivia: Second Annual Arrangement Under Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Gsc rowth Facility »

Source: Bolivia : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for Second Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2000/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451805710

Keywords: debt, public sector, central bank, deficit, balance of payments

A considerable degree of macroeconomic stability was achieved by Bolivia, and by the steadfast implementation of structural reforms, most of the distortions that adversely affected the economy in the early 1980s we...

Bolivia: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for Second Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Bolivia: Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for Second Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility »

Source: Bolivia : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation and Request for Second Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Volume/Issue: 2000/40

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451805710

Keywords: debt, public sector, central bank, deficit, balance of payments

A considerable degree of macroeconomic stability was achieved by Bolivia, and by the steadfast implementation of structural reforms, most of the distortions that adversely affected the economy in the early 1980s we...