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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2019/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517049

Keywords: Economic conditions, Central banks, Financial crises, External sector, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, BdL, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon highlights that Lebanon's economic position continues to be very difficult, with very low growth, high public debt and large twin deficits. While financial stability h...

Lebanon
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Lebanon : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon »

Volume/Issue: 2019/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517049.002

ISBN: 9781513517049

Keywords: Economic conditions, Central banks, Financial crises, External sector, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, BdL, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon highlights that Lebanon's economic position continues to be very difficult, with very low growth, high public debt and large twin deficits. While financial stability h...

Lebanon
			: Selected Issues

Lebanon : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2019/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517070.002

ISBN: 9781513517070

Keywords: Energy sector, Tariff structures, Capital expenditure, Energy policy, Purchasing power, ISCR, CR, private generator, electricity sector, non-technical

This Selected Issues paper studies the inefficiencies related to the electricity sector and assesses the potential impact of the 2019 reform plan. Electricity shortages are the second constraint to competitiveness...

Lebanon

Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2019/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517070

Keywords: Energy sector, Tariff structures, Capital expenditure, Energy policy, Purchasing power, ISCR, CR, private generator, electricity sector, non-technical

This Selected Issues paper studies the inefficiencies related to the electricity sector and assesses the potential impact of the 2019 reform plan. Electricity shortages are the second constraint to competitiveness...

Lebanon: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Lebanon: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2019/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517049

Keywords: Economic conditions, Central banks, Financial crises, External sector, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, BdL, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon highlights that Lebanon's economic position continues to be very difficult, with very low growth, high public debt and large twin deficits. While financial stability h...

Lebanon: Staff Report For The 2019 Article Iv Consultation

Lebanon: Staff Report For The 2019 Article Iv Consultation »

Source: Lebanon : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2019/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517049

Keywords: Economic conditions, Central banks, Financial crises, External sector, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, BdL, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon highlights that Lebanon's economic position continues to be very difficult, with very low growth, high public debt and large twin deficits. While financial stability h...

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Lebanon and Mr. Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director September 11, 2019

Statement by Mr. Hazem Beblawi, Executive Director for Lebanon and Mr. Sami Geadah, Alternate Executive Director September 11, 2019 »

Source: Lebanon : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Informational Annex; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2019/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517049

Keywords: Economic conditions, Central banks, Financial crises, External sector, Economic growth, ISCR, CR, BdL, Proj, percent of GDP

This 2019 Article IV Consultation with Lebanon highlights that Lebanon's economic position continues to be very difficult, with very low growth, high public debt and large twin deficits. While financial stability h...

Private Sector Job Creation in MENA: Prioritizing the Reform Agenda

Private Sector Job Creation in MENA: Prioritizing the Reform Agenda »

Volume/Issue: 2019/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedicte Baduel , Carolin Geginat , and Gaelle Pierre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512228.001

ISBN: 9781513512228

Keywords: Labor market regulations, Labor productivity, Economic conditions, Job creation, Labor force, Bénédicte Baduel, Carolin Geginat and Gaëlle Pierre, WP, Mena, structural constraint

This paper examines the extent to which firms in selected MENA countries reported being constrained by the business environment around the time of the Arab Spring and the extent to which these constraints affected...

Private Sector Job Creation in MENA: Prioritizing the Reform Agenda

Private Sector Job Creation in MENA: Prioritizing the Reform Agenda »

Source: Private Sector Job Creation in MENA: Prioritizing the Reform Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2019/206

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benedicte Baduel , Carolin Geginat , and Gaelle Pierre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2019

ISBN: 9781513512228

Keywords: Labor market regulations, Labor productivity, Economic conditions, Job creation, Labor force, Bénédicte Baduel, Carolin Geginat and Gaëlle Pierre, WP, Mena, structural constraint

This paper examines the extent to which firms in selected MENA countries reported being constrained by the business environment around the time of the Arab Spring and the extent to which these constraints affected...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...