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1. Achieving Senegal’s Growth Objective

1. Achieving Senegal’s Growth Objective »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

The Plan Sénégal Emergent (PSE) aims at achieving ambitious growth objectives, which would allow to make Senegal a regional hub in the medium term. Experience of other countries across the world...

Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa
			: Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341240.087

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

This Departmental Paper takes stock of Senegal's achievements in the past few years under IMF-supported programs and identifies key reform pillars for the future. IMF staff analyses Senegal's new development strate...

3. External Stability

3. External Stability »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

Senegal has continued to record sizable current account deficits over the past decade, financed mainly by official flows, but with increasing recourse to private flows. While official West Afric...

4. Growth, Structural Transformation, and Export Diversification

4. Growth, Structural Transformation, and Export Diversification »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

The Plan Sénégal Emergent (PSE) envisages boosting economic growth through a large scale-up of investment and structural transformation. This chapter examines these goals against the backdrop of...

Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa

Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

This Departmental Paper takes stock of Senegal's achievements in the past few years under IMF-supported programs and identifies key reform pillars for the future. IMF staff analyses Senegal's new development strate...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

Senegal is one of the most democratically developed and stable states in sub-Saharan Africa. Located in the westernmost part of the African continent, the country has an estimated population of about 14 mill...

7. Performance Under the 2011–14 Policy Support Instrument

7. Performance Under the 2011–14 Policy Support Instrument »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

Senegal has had two successive arrangements under the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument (PSI) since 2007. This section focuses on Senegal’s performance under the latest PSI with respect to three m...

6. Social Safety Nets in Senegal

6. Social Safety Nets in Senegal »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

While Senegal has been successful in decreasing poverty rates, the share of the population living below the poverty line and its exposure to shock remains high, emphasizing the need for safety n...

5. Solving the Electricity Puzzle

5. Solving the Electricity Puzzle »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

The fiscal cost of the electricity sector continues to weigh heavily on the government’s budget. As a result, there is an opportunity cost for development spending, while the economy still faces...

2. Strengthening Senegal’s Fiscal Framework

2. Strengthening Senegal’s Fiscal Framework »

Source: Making Senegal a Hub for West Africa : Reforming the State, Building to the Future

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev , and Ali Mansoor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498341240

Keywords: Electric power, Export performance, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Senegal, Social safety nets, Policy Support Instrument, Fiscal policy, Foreign direct investment, investment

The Plan Sénégal Emergent (PSE) relies on a new composition of public finances, which envisages raising additional revenues and rebalancing spending from current to capital. These plans contrast...