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IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Ghana

IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with Ghana »

Source: Ghana : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2001/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451814774

Keywords: expenditure, external debt, public expenditure, central bank, balance of payments

The Ghanaian economy suffered a fallout from the large terms-of-trade shock that began in 1999. The fiscal program adopted is prudent and faces up to the country's difficult economic circumstances. Effective contro...

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$120.97 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and US$ 17.28 Million Disbursement for Niger

IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year US$120.97 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and US$ 17.28 Million Disbursement for Niger »

Source: Niger : Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Volume/Issue: 2012/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503562

Keywords: expenditure, external debt, debt service, capital expenditure

Niger's medium-term fiscal policy aims to support the growth strategy by creating fiscal space for increasing development spending while maintaining external debt sustainability. Economic activity in recent years h...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Uganda

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Fifth Review Under The Policy Support Instrument And Request For Program Extension: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda

Volume/Issue: 2013/25

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475532517

Keywords: budget support, financial management, public financial management, public finance, government accounts

Uganda has benefited from international reserve accumulation. The fiscal stance is tighter mainly owing to delays in execution of a large hydropower project. A suspension of budget support owing to theft of donor f...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Angola and Approves US$134.8 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Angola and Approves US$134.8 Million Disbursement »

Source: Angola : Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Angola.

Volume/Issue: 2011/346

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929824

Keywords: external borrowing, accounts payable, central bank, budget execution, debt service

The Executive Board of the IMF has completed the fifth review of Angola's economic performance under a program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement. The Board's decision enables the immediate disbursement of an am...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under ECF for Burkina Faso and Approves US$10.3 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under ECF for Burkina Faso and Approves US$10.3 Million Disbursement »

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

Volume/Issue: 2011/226

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462344581

Keywords: expenditure, external debt, capital expenditure, current account, expenditures

This study discusses how Burkina Faso's economy recovered from the 2009 downturn. Recent economic and social developments used to overcome the 2009 downturn are explained. Discussions on fiscal policy and mitigatin...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Tanzania

IMF Executive Board Completes the Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument for Tanzania »

Source: United Republic of Tanzania : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tanzania

Volume/Issue: 2008/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451838527

Keywords: domestic financing, government securities, government deposits, financial management, current account, Tanzania, United Republic of, Staff Report,

Fueled by a rebound in agriculture and improved electricity supply, economic growth reached 6.7 percent in 2006-07, and is on track to exceed 7 percent in 2007-08. In mid-2007, significant portfolio capital inflows...

IMF Executive Board Reviews Noncomplying PRGF Disbursement to Ghana

IMF Executive Board Reviews Noncomplying PRGF Disbursement to Ghana »

Source: Ghana : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and the Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2001/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451814774

Keywords: expenditure, external debt, public expenditure, central bank, balance of payments

The Ghanaian economy suffered a fallout from the large terms-of-trade shock that began in 1999. The fiscal program adopted is prudent and faces up to the country's difficult economic circumstances. Effective contro...

IMF Gives final Approval of Fourth Review Under the PRGF Arrangement for Burkina Faso

IMF Gives final Approval of Fourth Review Under the PRGF Arrangement for Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and the Third Annual Program

Volume/Issue: 2002/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451803686

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, balance of payments, central bank, current account

This paper examines Burkina Faso's Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and the Third Annual Program. The program remains broadly on track. The economic downturn of 2000 trailed into...

IMF Governance Reform

IMF Governance Reform »

Source: IMF Governance Reform

Volume/Issue: 2010/069

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2010

ISBN: 9781498337137

Keywords: Board of Governors, Elected Executive Directors, Executive Board composition, Executive Board size, Fund, Governance, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Quotas, Staff recruitment, Budgeting

This paper reviews progress under the Fund's strengthened cooperative strategy on overdue financial obligations. Since the last review, total arrears to the Fund declined by SDR 17.5 million to SDR 1,309.5 million....

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Republic of South Sudan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/066

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340083.007

ISBN: 9781498340083

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, Lapse of time approval, Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust, South Sudan, External debt, National income, Central bank organization

Having become a Fund member in April 2012, South Sudan can now be considered for PRGT eligibility. In February 2012, the Executive Board reviewed the framework for eligibility to use the Fund's concessional financi...