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Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement

Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement »

Source: Chad : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Volume/Issue: 2017/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484313893

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Chad

Chad has been enduring the intensifying effect of oil price and security shocks as well as a heavy external debt service burden. In spite of dramatic fiscal adjustments, the economic and social situation has worsen...

Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Chad : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Volume/Issue: 2017/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484313893

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Chad

Chad has been enduring the intensifying effect of oil price and security shocks as well as a heavy external debt service burden. In spite of dramatic fiscal adjustments, the economic and social situation has worsen...

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...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$ 312.1 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Chad and Cancels the Current Arrangement

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$ 312.1 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Chad and Cancels the Current Arrangement »

Source: Chad : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Volume/Issue: 2017/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

ISBN: 9781484313893

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Chad

Chad has been enduring the intensifying effect of oil price and security shocks as well as a heavy external debt service burden. In spite of dramatic fiscal adjustments, the economic and social situation has worsen...

Chad
			: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad

Chad : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Cancellation of the Current Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Chad »

Volume/Issue: 2017/246

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484313893.002

ISBN: 9781484313893

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Chad

Chad has been enduring the intensifying effect of oil price and security shocks as well as a heavy external debt service burden. In spite of dramatic fiscal adjustments, the economic and social situation has worsen...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563115.001

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...

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa

Growth Breaks and Growth Spells in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2017/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Charalambos Tsangarides , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314166.001

ISBN: 9781484314166

Keywords: Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros

This paper examines the growth performance of sub-Saharan African countries since 1960 through the lens of growth turning points (accelerations and decelerations) and periods of sustained growth (growth spells). Gr...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Size and Determinants

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa : Size and Determinants »

Volume/Issue: 2017/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina , Andrew Jonelis , and Mehmet Cangul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305942.001

ISBN: 9781484305942

Keywords: Uganda, South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo

The multiple indicator-multiple cause (MIMIC) method is a well-established tool for measuring informal economic activity. However, it has been criticized because GDP is used both as a cause and indicator variable....