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Rwanda
			: First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Rwanda : First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475565355.002

ISBN: 9781475565355

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Standby Credit Facility, Staff Reports, Rwanda, Monetary policy, Policy Support Instrument, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Inflation targeting, Current account balances

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI), Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessm...

Uganda
			: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475565225.002

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The cyclical behavior of fiscal policy affects sub-Saharan African countries because many of them depend on commodity exports or have been gaining access to international capital markets in recent years, and...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degr...

Rwanda: First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria

Rwanda: First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria »

Source: Rwanda : First Review of the Standby Credit Facility Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessment Criteria-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/8

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565355

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Standby Credit Facility, Staff Reports, Rwanda, Monetary policy, Policy Support Instrument, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Inflation targeting, Current account balances

This paper discusses Rwanda's First Review of the Standby Credit Facility (SCF) Arrangement and Sixth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI), Request for Waiver and Modification of Performance and Assessm...

Statement by Executive Director, Mr. Daouda Sembene and Advisor of the Executive Director, Mr. Romao Lopes Varela, December 2, 2016

Statement by Executive Director, Mr. Daouda Sembene and Advisor of the Executive Director, Mr. Romao Lopes Varela, December 2, 2016 »

Source: Guinea-Bissau : First and Second Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Rephasing of Disbursements, Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea-Bissau

Volume/Issue: 1919/16

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561678

Keywords: Banking sector, Debt sustainability analysis, Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Guinea-Bissau, Economic indicators, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Letters of Intent, Press releases

This paper discusses Guinea-Bissau's First and Second Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement, Request for Rephasing of Disbursements, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assura...

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for Côte d’Ivoire and Mr. Marcellin Koffi Alle, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, December 12, 2016

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director for Côte d’Ivoire and Mr. Marcellin Koffi Alle, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, December 12, 2016 »

Source: Cote D'Ivoire : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cote D'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2016/383

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561265

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Financial management

This paper discusses Côte D'Ivoire's Requests for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and an Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). Extending the gains of 2015, solid econo...

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The Business Cycle in Sub-Saharan Africa First, this chapter illustrates the stylized facts of the business cycle dynamics among sub-Saharan African countries in recent years. While...

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Uganda: Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Uganda : Seventh Review Under the Policy Support Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475565225

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Banking sector, Balance of payments statistics, Letters of Intent, Press releases, Policy Support Instrument, Performance criteria waivers, Monetary policy

The economy has performed reasonably well in a complex environment. Growth slowed marginally in FY15/16, reflecting muted sentiment in an election year and adverse global and regional developments. Growth should nu...