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IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation and a New Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2002/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451820096

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

This paper focuses on the 2002 Article IV Consultation and a New Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for Jamaica. In June 2000, the Jamaican authorities undertook an SMP for FY2000/01-2001/02 designed to tackle the heavy...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica »

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

Volume/Issue: 2004/76

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451820102

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, interest rates

Jamaica faced intense macroeconomic imbalances that threatened its macroeconomic stability. Executive Directors emphasized the need for credible policy actions and strong fiscal adjustment to reduce imbalances and...

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Jamaica

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Staff Report for the 2001 Article IV Consultation and Review of Staff Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2001/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451820089

Keywords: debt, public sector, interest, interest rates, public sector debt

The principal problems facing the Jamaican economy are the extremely heavy burden of public sector debt, low growth, and the legacy of earlier periods of high inflation. The government has implemented several impro...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.27 Billion Stand-By Arrangement with Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Approves US$1.27 Billion Stand-By Arrangement with Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : 2009 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Stand: By Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/267

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203475

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

Jamaica has been stuck in a cycle of low growth and high debt dynamics. It has been severely impacted by the global economic slowdown, and finances have deteriorated. Jamaica's objective of virtually eliminating th...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2007/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451820201

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

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that Jamaica's economy is estimated to have achieved its best growth performance in over a decade during FY2006/07, which ended on March 31, 2007. Notwithstanding some r...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : 2009 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Stand: By Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/267

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203475

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

Jamaica has been stuck in a cycle of low growth and high debt dynamics. It has been severely impacted by the global economic slowdown, and finances have deteriorated. Jamaica's objective of virtually eliminating th...

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review Under Stand–By Arrangement with Jamaica and Approves US$ 93.9 million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Concludes First Review Under Stand–By Arrangement with Jamaica and Approves US$ 93.9 million Disbursement »

Source: Jamaica : 2010 First Review of the Stand-By Arrangement: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/268

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455203482

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

Jamaica has performed well under the Stand-By Arrangement program. Executive Directors commended that overall macroeconomic performance under the program has been encouraging. Directors welcomed the program aimed a...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Jamaica and Approves US$49.2 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Concludes Second Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Jamaica and Approves US$49.2 Million Disbursement »

Source: Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212804

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

Economic activity is weak, but showing incipient signs of a recovery. Domestic financial markets remain stable and the growth outlook has improved. Better prospects for agriculture, mining and quarrying, and constr...

Jamaica
			: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation and a New Staff-Monitored Program

Jamaica : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation and a New Staff-Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2002/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820096.002

ISBN: 9781451820096

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

This paper focuses on the 2002 Article IV Consultation and a New Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for Jamaica. In June 2000, the Jamaican authorities undertook an SMP for FY2000/01-2001/02 designed to tackle the heavy...

Jamaica
			: 2009 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Stand:  By Arrangement:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Jamaica : 2009 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Stand: By Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2010/267

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455203475.002

ISBN: 9781455203475

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

Jamaica has been stuck in a cycle of low growth and high debt dynamics. It has been severely impacted by the global economic slowdown, and finances have deteriorated. Jamaica's objective of virtually eliminating th...