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IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea

IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451831665

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, public sector, central bank

This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that Papua New Guinea's macroeconomic performance has improved from mid-2003, helped importantly by the favorable temporary factors that boosted the mineral and agricult...

IMF Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea

IMF Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : 2005 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Papua New Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2006/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451831702

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

Papua New Guinea's 2005 Article IV Consultation reports that the economy continues to perform well as the recovery maintains its momentum and the authorities adhere to disciplined fiscal and monetary policies. The...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea and the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea and the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2000/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451831634

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

Papua New Guinea showed satisfactory performance under the Stand-By Arrangement. Executive Directors commended the macroeconomic stabilization and structural reform, and emphasized the need to maintain fiscal and m...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451840674

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

This 2003 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's GDP growth slowed to 1.9 percent in 2001/02. This slowdown reflected mainly a steep decline in agriculture and a sharp contraction in construction activity....

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with the Federated States of Micronesia

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with the Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451813777

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

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is estimated to have slowed. Despite the use of the bump-up funds by some of the FSM's four state...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau »

Source: Republic of Palau : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2004/85

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

ISBN: 9781451831481

Keywords: debt, article, public sector, deficit, budget

The Republic of Palau is a small island economy, heavily dependent on tourism and external assistance. Economic growth has been modest in the last few years and inflation is low. The authorities launched a wide ran...

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tonga

Volume/Issue: 2003/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451837438

Keywords: budget, debt, public sector, article, tax administration

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in Tonga rebounded modestly in 2001/02, as real GDP growth accelerated from about 1/2 percent in 2000/01 (fiscal year July-June) to 11/2 perce...

IMF Concludes 2004 Post-Program Discussion with the Philippines

IMF Concludes 2004 Post-Program Discussion with the Philippines »

Source: Philippines : Report for the July 2004 Post-Program Monitoring Discussions

Volume/Issue: 2004/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451831320

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, deficit, national government

This paper focuses on 2004 Post Program Monitoring Discussions for the Philippines. The authorities are formulating a significant package of tax measures. IMF staff argued that the bulk of the additional revenues s...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$18.3 Million Standby Credit Facility Arrangement for the Solomon Islands

IMF Executive Board Approves US$18.3 Million Standby Credit Facility Arrangement for the Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Request for an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Solomon Islands

Volume/Issue: 2010/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455207657

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

The effects of the global recession and decline in logging have undermined macroeconomic stability in the Solomon Islands. The government's program offers a basis for resuming strong growth in a low inflation envir...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review under Bangladesh’s PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$49.7 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review under Bangladesh’s PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$49.7 Million Disbursement »

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...