Depuis plusieurs années, le FMI publie un nombre croissant de rapports et autres documents couvrant l'évolution et les tendances économiques et financières dans les pays membres. Chaque rapport, rédigé par une équipe des services du FMI à la suite d'entretiens avec des représentants des autorités, est publié avec l'accord du pays concerné.
This paper discusses Togo’s progress under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. In November 2008, the Boards of Executive Directors of the IDA and the IMF agreed that Togo had met the requirements for reaching the decision point under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative. This paper assesses Togo’s performance in reaching the completion point under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative and provides an updated debt relief analysis. In the opinion of the IDA and IMF staff, satisfactory progress has been made in implementing the reforms specified for reaching the completion point.
Togo showed solid progress under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)-supported economic program. Executive Directors appreciated its strong track record of policy, reform implementation, and commitment to sound reforms. In addition to maintaining macroeconomic stability, Togo has fully met all other requirements for the HIPC completion point. The Executive Board welcomed its achievement on completion of the fifth review under the ECF and granted extension of the arrangement under HIPC to create the financial space toward the acceleration of its reform agenda, economic development, and meeting the MDGs.
This paper presents a decision point document for Togo’s Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries. Economic performance has been improving although the country has been strongly affected by the recent surge in food and fuel prices as well as heavy flooding during the summer. As a consequence of the extended political crisis, interruption in foreign aid and the economic decline, Togo’s social indicators remain among the lowest in the world. Expenditures on health, education, and public investment are far below regional averages.