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The Gambia: First Review Under The Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, And Request For Augmentation Of Access And A Waiver Of Nonobservance Of A Performance Criterion— Debt Sustainability Analysis

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The Gambia: First Review Under The Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, And Request For Augmentation Of Access And A Waiver Of Nonobservance Of A Performance Criterion— Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2021/025

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567983

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, COVID-19 , External debt, Budget planning and preparation, ISCR, CR, monetary policy stance, authorities well, Executive Board discussion

The IMF Executive Board approved, on March 23, 2020, a 39-month Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement in the amount of SDR 35 million (56.3 percent of quota) for The Gambia. The Gambia benefited from a Rapid C...

The Gambia: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Gambia

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The Gambia: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2021/025

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567983

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, COVID-19 , External debt, Budget planning and preparation, ISCR, CR, monetary policy stance, authorities well, Executive Board discussion

The IMF Executive Board approved, on March 23, 2020, a 39-month Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement in the amount of SDR 35 million (56.3 percent of quota) for The Gambia. The Gambia benefited from a Rapid C...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for The Gambia, and Approves US$28.8 Million Disbursement

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for The Gambia, and Approves US$28.8 Million Disbursement »

Source: The Gambia : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2021/025

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567983

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, COVID-19 , External debt, Budget planning and preparation, ISCR, CR, monetary policy stance, authorities well, Executive Board discussion

The IMF Executive Board approved, on March 23, 2020, a 39-month Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement in the amount of SDR 35 million (56.3 percent of quota) for The Gambia. The Gambia benefited from a Rapid C...

The Gambia
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

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The Gambia : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia »

Volume/Issue: 2021/025

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2021

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567983.002

ISBN: 9781513567983

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, COVID-19 , External debt, Budget planning and preparation, ISCR, CR, monetary policy stance, authorities well, Executive Board discussion

The IMF Executive Board approved, on March 23, 2020, a 39-month Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement in the amount of SDR 35 million (56.3 percent of quota) for The Gambia. The Gambia benefited from a Rapid C...

Statement by Ms. Ita Mary Mannathoko and Mr. Tamsir Cham on The Gambia January 15, 2021

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Statement by Ms. Ita Mary Mannathoko and Mr. Tamsir Cham on The Gambia January 15, 2021 »

Source: The Gambia : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Augmentation of Access and a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2021/025

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513567983

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, COVID-19 , External debt, Budget planning and preparation, ISCR, CR, monetary policy stance, authorities well, Executive Board discussion

The IMF Executive Board approved, on March 23, 2020, a 39-month Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement in the amount of SDR 35 million (56.3 percent of quota) for The Gambia. The Gambia benefited from a Rapid C...

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541921

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, International reserves, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement

This paper highlights The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The Gambia has also benefited fr...

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Gambia

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541921

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, International reserves, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement

This paper highlights The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The Gambia has also benefited fr...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$21.3 Million Disbursement to The Gambia to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$21.3 Million Disbursement to The Gambia to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541921

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, International reserves, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement

This paper highlights The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The Gambia has also benefited fr...

The Gambia
			: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541921.002

ISBN: 9781513541921

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, International reserves, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement

This paper highlights The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The Gambia has also benefited fr...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Mr. Bernard W. Jappah on The Gambia April 15, 2020

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Mr. Bernard W. Jappah on The Gambia April 15, 2020 »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541921

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Financial and Monetary Sector, International reserves, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Credit, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement

This paper highlights The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The Gambia has also benefited fr...

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541402

Keywords: International reserves, External sector, Credit, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement, percent of GDP

This paper presents The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The immediate challenge is to cont...

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Gambia

The Gambia: Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement— Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541402

Keywords: International reserves, External sector, Credit, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement, percent of GDP

This paper presents The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The immediate challenge is to cont...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$21.3 Million Disbursement to The Gambia to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$21.3 Million Disbursement to The Gambia to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541402

Keywords: International reserves, External sector, Credit, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement, percent of GDP

This paper presents The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The immediate challenge is to cont...

The Gambia
			: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541402.002

ISBN: 9781513541402

Keywords: International reserves, External sector, Credit, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement, percent of GDP

This paper presents The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The immediate challenge is to cont...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Mr. Bernard W. Jappah on The Gambia Executive Board Meeting April 15, 2020

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Mr. Bernard W. Jappah on The Gambia Executive Board Meeting April 15, 2020 »

Source: The Gambia : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2020/119

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513541402

Keywords: International reserves, External sector, Credit, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central banks, ISCR, CR, RCF, disbursement, percent of GDP

This paper presents The Gambia's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement. The immediate challenge is to cont...

IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries

IMF Executive Board Approves Immediate Debt Service Relief for 25 Eligible Low-Income Countries »

Source: Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513540603.007

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

IMF Policy Paper: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Approval of Grant Assistance for Debt Service Relief

IMF Policy Paper: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust—Approval of Grant Assistance for Debt Service Relief »

Source: Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust-Approval Of Grant Assistance For Debt Service Relief

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540603

Keywords: Debt service, Debt relief, Balance of payments need, Public health, Balance of payments, PP, executive board, tranches, grant support, global pandemic

This paper proposes that the Executive Board determine that the global COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a Qualifying Public Health Disaster (QPHD) under the Catastrophe Containment (CC) Window of the Catastrophe Conta...

The Gambia: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

The Gambia: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

The Gambia: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Supplementary Information, Supplementary Letter of Intent, and Revised Technical Memorandum of Understanding

The Gambia: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Supplementary Information, Supplementary Letter of Intent, and Revised Technical Memorandum of Understanding »

Source: The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

The Gambia: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Thirty-Nine-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a Thirty-Nine-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$47.1 million Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement for The Gambia

IMF Executive Board Approves US$47.1 million Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement for The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

The Gambia
			: First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513540351.002

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, Executive Director and Mr. Bernard Wleh Jappah, Advisor to the Executive Director, on The Gambia March 23, 2020

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza, Executive Director and Mr. Bernard Wleh Jappah, Advisor to the Executive Director, on The Gambia March 23, 2020 »

Source: The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

Statement by the Staff Representative on the Gambia March 23, 2020

Statement by the Staff Representative on the Gambia March 23, 2020 »

Source: The Gambia : First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2020/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513540351

Keywords: Central banks, Credit, External sector, International reserves, Financial and Monetary Sector, ISCR, CR, SOEs, primary balance, CBG

This paper presents The Gambia's First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program and Request for a 39-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The IMF-supported program aims to help The Gambia to be...

The Gambia

The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2019/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2019

ISBN: 9781513512211

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Health indicators, Treasury management, Financial indicators, Public investments, ISCR, CR, MDAs, SOEs, PPPs

This Technical Assistance Report on The Gambia highlights that the government has highlighted infrastructure development as a key element of National Development Plan, 2018-21. The report discusses that the need fo...

The Gambia
			: Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment

The Gambia : Technical Assistance Report-Public Investment Management Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2019/277

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513512211.001

ISBN: 9781513512211

Keywords: Financial management information systems, Health indicators, Treasury management, Financial indicators, Public investments, ISCR, CR, MDAs, SOEs, PPPs

This Technical Assistance Report on The Gambia highlights that the government has highlighted infrastructure development as a key element of National Development Plan, 2018-21. The report discusses that the need fo...

The Gambia: Request for a Staff-monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: Request for a Staff-monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

This paper discusses The Gambia's request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In order to consolidat...

The Gambia: Request For a Staff–Monitored Program— Press Release and Staff Report

The Gambia: Request For a Staff–Monitored Program— Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

This paper discusses The Gambia's request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In order to consolidat...

IMF Management Approves a Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia

IMF Management Approves a Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

This paper discusses The Gambia's request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In order to consolidat...

The Gambia
			: Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report

The Gambia : Request for a Staff-Monitored Program; Press Release and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2019/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498313919.002

ISBN: 9781498313919

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Public debt, Debt sustainability, Debt management, Debt relief, SOEs, primary balance, domestic revenue, debt-to-GDP, DSA

This paper discusses The Gambia's request for a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The Gambia is enjoying a strong economic recovery, with good prospects of sustained growth over the medium term. In order to consolidat...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?1 »

Source: A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa?

A Governance Dividend for Sub-Saharan Africa? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amine Hammadi , Marshall Mills , Nelson Sobrinho , Vimal Thakoor , and Ricardo Velloso

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484354872.001

ISBN: 9781484354872

Keywords: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) tend to lag those in most other regions in terms of governance and perceptions of corruption. Weak governance undermines economic performance through various channels, includin...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Exploring Different Channels

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels »

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367148.062

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa : Exploring Different Channels

Volume/Issue: 2018/1

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , Margaux MacDonald , Montfort Mlachila , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484367148

Keywords: Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Sudan, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat growth. Regional growth started rec...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484358269.087

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360019.087

ISBN: 9781484360019

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

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

Lessons for Effective  Fiscal Decentralization in  Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Lessons for Effective Fiscal Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/10

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Niko Hobdari , Vina Nguyen , Salvatore Dell'Erba , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484358269

Keywords: Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius

Fiscal decentralization is becoming a pressing issue in a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, reflecting demands for a greater local voice in spending decisions and efforts to strengthen social cohesion. Aga...

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Public Investment Efficiency in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/9

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Karim Barhoumi , Ha Vu , Shirin Nikaein Towfighian , and Rodolfo Maino

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484360019

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

There is significant room to improve public investment efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa. Investment in sub-Saharan African countries is lagging vis-à-vis peers such as emerging and developing Asia as well as Latin...

The Gambia: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program - Press Release and Staff Report for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484364048

Keywords: Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, External debt, Debt sustainability, Central banks, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Economic statistics, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This paper discusses The Gambia's Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The program is broadly on track. All quantitative targets for end-December 2017 and end-March 2018 were met as were most of t...

The Gambia: Second Review Under the Staff-monitored Program—Press Release and Staff Report for the Gambia

The Gambia: Second Review Under the Staff-monitored Program—Press Release and Staff Report for the Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program - Press Release and Staff Report for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484364048

Keywords: Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, External debt, Debt sustainability, Central banks, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Economic statistics, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This paper discusses The Gambia's Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The program is broadly on track. All quantitative targets for end-December 2017 and end-March 2018 were met as were most of t...

IMF Completes Second Review of Staff Monitored Program with The Gambia

IMF Completes Second Review of Staff Monitored Program with The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program - Press Release and Staff Report for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484364048

Keywords: Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, External debt, Debt sustainability, Central banks, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Economic statistics, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This paper discusses The Gambia's Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The program is broadly on track. All quantitative targets for end-December 2017 and end-March 2018 were met as were most of t...

The Gambia
			: Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program - Press Release and Staff Report for The Gambia

The Gambia : Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program - Press Release and Staff Report for The Gambia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/197

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484364048.002

ISBN: 9781484364048

Keywords: Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, External debt, Debt sustainability, Central banks, Monetary policy, Financial stability, Economic statistics, Fiscal reforms, Economic indicators

This paper discusses The Gambia's Second Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). The program is broadly on track. All quantitative targets for end-December 2017 and end-March 2018 were met as were most of t...

The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with the Gambia

The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with the Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with the Gambia—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with the Gambia—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with the Gambia—Informational Annex

The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with the Gambia—Informational Annex »

Source: The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

The Gambia: Selected Issues Paper

The Gambia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: The Gambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350218

Keywords: Financial sector, Banking sector, Public enterprises, Real sector, Private sector, Fiscal risk, Stress testing, Selected issues, Gambia, The, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This Selected Issues paper assesses the macrofinancial linkages in The Gambia. Significant macrofinancial linkages persist in The Gambia, first and foremost between the public sector and the banks. Banks are highly...

The Gambia: Selected Issues Paper

The Gambia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: The Gambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350218

Keywords: Financial sector, Banking sector, Public enterprises, Real sector, Private sector, Fiscal risk, Stress testing, Selected issues, Gambia, The, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This Selected Issues paper assesses the macrofinancial linkages in The Gambia. Significant macrofinancial linkages persist in The Gambia, first and foremost between the public sector and the banks. Banks are highly...

The Gambia: Selected Issues Paper

The Gambia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: The Gambia : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350218

Keywords: Financial sector, Banking sector, Public enterprises, Real sector, Private sector, Fiscal risk, Stress testing, Selected issues, Gambia, The, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This Selected Issues paper assesses the macrofinancial linkages in The Gambia. Significant macrofinancial linkages persist in The Gambia, first and foremost between the public sector and the banks. Banks are highly...

The Gambia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation; and Completion of the First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program—Supplementary Information

The Gambia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation; and Completion of the First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program—Supplementary Information »

Source: The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation; and Completion of the First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia 1

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation; and Completion of the First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia 1 »

Source: The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

The Gambia
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484350201.002

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

The Gambia
			: Selected Issues

The Gambia : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484350218.002

ISBN: 9781484350218

Keywords: Financial sector, Banking sector, Public enterprises, Real sector, Private sector, Fiscal risk, Stress testing, Selected issues, Gambia, The, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This Selected Issues paper assesses the macrofinancial linkages in The Gambia. Significant macrofinancial linkages persist in The Gambia, first and foremost between the public sector and the banks. Banks are highly...

Statement by Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for the Gambia and Bernard Wleh Jappah, Advisor to Executive Director March 22, 2018

Statement by Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, Executive Director for the Gambia and Bernard Wleh Jappah, Advisor to Executive Director March 22, 2018 »

Source: The Gambia : 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2018/99

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484350201

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic conditions, Debt sustainability, Staff-monitored programs, Fiscal policy, Public enterprises, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Private sector, Rapid Credit Facility

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better agricul...

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...

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

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

Source: 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

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...

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...

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...

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....

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: 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

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....

The Gambia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis

The Gambia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: The Gambia : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305997

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility, Economic growth, External shocks, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Staff-monitored programs, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This paper discusses The Gambia's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program. The authorities have committed to lowering net domestic borrowing (NDB) from 1...

The Gambia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex

The Gambia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program—Informational Annex »

Source: The Gambia : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305997

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility, Economic growth, External shocks, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Staff-monitored programs, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This paper discusses The Gambia's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program. The authorities have committed to lowering net domestic borrowing (NDB) from 1...

The Gambia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program—Supplementary Information

The Gambia: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program—Supplementary Information »

Source: The Gambia : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305997

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility, Economic growth, External shocks, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Staff-monitored programs, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This paper discusses The Gambia's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program. The authorities have committed to lowering net domestic borrowing (NDB) from 1...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$16.1 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for The Gambia

IMF Executive Board Approves US$16.1 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for The Gambia »

Source: The Gambia : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305997

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility, Economic growth, External shocks, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Staff-monitored programs, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This paper discusses The Gambia's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program. The authorities have committed to lowering net domestic borrowing (NDB) from 1...

The Gambia
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

The Gambia : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484305997.002

ISBN: 9781484305997

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility, Economic growth, External shocks, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Staff-monitored programs, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This paper discusses The Gambia's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program. The authorities have committed to lowering net domestic borrowing (NDB) from 1...

Statement by Executive Director, Mr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, and Advisor of the Executive Director, Mr. Bernard W. Jappah, June 26, 2017

Statement by Executive Director, Mr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, and Advisor of the Executive Director, Mr. Bernard W. Jappah, June 26, 2017 »

Source: The Gambia : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for The Gambia

Volume/Issue: 2017/179

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2017

ISBN: 9781484305997

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility, Economic growth, External shocks, Monetary policy, Exchange rate policy, Staff-monitored programs, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This paper discusses The Gambia's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, and Proposal for a Staff-Monitored Program. The authorities have committed to lowering net domestic borrowing (NDB) from 1...

Chapter 4. Conclusion

Chapter 4. Conclusion »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

Structural transformation in output and employment in sub-Saharan Africa has become a major concern of development economists. This is because analysis of past trends suggests that while the output transform...

Chapter 1. Output, Demographic, and Employment Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Chapter 1. Output, Demographic, and Employment Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

Structural transformation has become a widely used macroeconomic measure of the quality of the economic development process. 1 It is widely accepted that in order for it to happen...

Chapter 3. Projecting Output, Employment, and Productivity Forward through 2020

Chapter 3. Projecting Output, Employment, and Productivity Forward through 2020 »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This chapter uses the previously developed output and employment projections and analyzes what they mean for medium-term structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa. The methodology for the projections i...

Chapter 2. Transformation and Productivity: Comparison with Asia

Chapter 2. Transformation and Productivity: Comparison with Asia »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

Productivity Transformation The employment and output data were combined to make assessments of the speed of structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa compared with Asian countries...

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity
			: What Can Africa Hope For?

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For? »

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583397.087

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This paper provides the most complete analysis of the structural transformation among low- and low-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to date....

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity: What Can Africa Hope For?

Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity: What Can Africa Hope For? »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This paper provides the most complete analysis of the structural transformation among low- and low-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to date....

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Structural Transformation in Employment and Productivity : What Can Africa Hope For?

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Louise Fox , Alun Thomas , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475583397

Keywords: Employment, Productivity, Structural adjustment, Structural transformation, Sub Saharan Africa

This paper provides the most complete analysis of the structural transformation among low- and low-middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa to date....

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...

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...

Sub-Saharan African Migration
			: Patterns and Spillovers

Sub-Saharan African Migration : Patterns and Spillovers »

Volume/Issue: 2016/09

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Ermal Hitaj , Montfort Mlachila , Arina Viseth , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475546668.062

ISBN: 9781475546668

Keywords: Togo, Tanzania, Uganda, Swaziland, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone

Amid rapid population growth, migration in sub-Saharan Africa has been increasing briskly over the last 20 years. Up to the 1990s, the stock of migrants-citizens of one country living in another country-was dominat...

Sub-Saharan African Migration

Sub-Saharan African Migration »

Source: Sub-Saharan African Migration : Patterns and Spillovers

Volume/Issue: 2016/09

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Ermal Hitaj , Montfort Mlachila , Arina Viseth , and Mustafa Yenice

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475546668

Keywords: Togo, Tanzania, Uganda, Swaziland, Spillovers, Sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone

Amid rapid population growth, migration in sub-Saharan Africa has been increasing briskly over the last 20 years. Up to the 1990s, the stock of migrants-citizens of one country living in another country-was dominat...

6. Conclusions

6. Conclusions »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Sub-Saharan African countries have in general run procyclical fiscal policies since 2000. This is not surprising in light of the fact that the majority of them are low-income and/or resource-dependent econom...

5. Country Case Studies

5. Country Case Studies »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

This chapter examines the experience of three countries to establish and implement fiscal frameworks aimed at generating financial savings for rainy days: Nigeria, Botswana, and Chile....

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513563541.087

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degree of f...

2. How to Measure the Degree of Fiscal Procyclicality

2. How to Measure the Degree of Fiscal Procyclicality »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The focus of this paper is to analyze the link between the fiscal policy stance and economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2014, a period marked by relatively high rates of growth, a substa...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The cyclical behavior of fiscal policy affects sub-Saharan African countries because many of them depend on commodity exports or have been gaining access to international capital markets in recent years, and...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

Excessively procyclical fiscal policy can be harmful. This paper investigates to what extent the fiscal policies of sub-Saharan African countries were procyclical in recent years and the reasons for the degr...

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

3. To What Extent Has the Fiscal Policy Been Procyclical among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

The Business Cycle in Sub-Saharan Africa First, this chapter illustrates the stylized facts of the business cycle dynamics among sub-Saharan African countries in recent years. While...

4. What Explains the Degree of Fiscal Policy Procyclicality among Sub-Saharan African Countries?

4. What Explains the Degree of Fiscal Policy Procyclicality among Sub-Saharan African Countries? »

Source: Cyclical Behavior of Fiscal Policy among Sub-Saharan African Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Tetsuya Konuki , and Mauricio Villafuerte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513563541

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal policy, Cyclical indicators, Sub-Saharan Africa, Oil exporting states, fiscal policy, sub-saharan Africa, oil exporters, financial markets,

This chapter examines factors that may influence the way fiscal policy has been conducted over the business cycle—that is, the degree of fiscal policy procyclicality—in each of the sample sub-Saharan African...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts »

Source: Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts
			: Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/133

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475569339.001

ISBN: 9781475569339

Keywords: System of National Accounts, chain linking, volume measures, fixed base year

There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christine Dieterich , Anni Huang , and Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484388518.001

ISBN: 9781484388518

Keywords: Multi-sector Labor Market, Agriculture Feminization, Female Informal Employment, Household Enterprise Employment, SSA Labor Market

As labor market data is scarce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), this paper uses household survey data to analyze the determinants of the gender gap in the labor market and its welfare implications for five SSA countrie...

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets »

Source: Women's Opportunities and Challenges in Sub-Saharan African Job Markets

Volume/Issue: 2016/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christine Dieterich , Anni Huang , and Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484388518

Keywords: Multi-sector Labor Market, Agriculture Feminization, Female Informal Employment, Household Enterprise Employment, SSA Labor Market

As labor market data is scarce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), this paper uses household survey data to analyze the determinants of the gender gap in the labor market and its welfare implications for five SSA countrie...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth
			: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484382349.001

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth

Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth »

Source: Inequality, Gender Gaps and Economic Growth : Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2016/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Mumtaz Hussain , Monique Newiak , Vimal Thakoor , and Fan Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484382349

Keywords: Income inequality, gender inequality, economic growth, and sub-Saharan Africa

A growing body of empirical evidence suggests that inequality-income or gender related-can impede economic growth. Using dynamic panel regressions and new time series data, this paper finds that both income and gen...

2. Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Marking Time or Moving Ahead?

2. Competitiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Marking Time or Moving Ahead? »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

In recent years the sub-Saharan African region has experienced strong real GDP growth and substantial trade integration. However, growth in sub-Saharan Africa’s trade volumes has not kept up with growth in t...

1. Dealing with the Gathering Clouds

1. Dealing with the Gathering Clouds »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly. To be sure, growth—at 3¾ percent this year and 4¼ percent in 2016—still remains higher than in many other emerging and developing regions of the...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Dealing with the Gathering Clouds Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly, and is now expected at 3¾ percent this year and 4¼ percent in 2016, from 5 perce...

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Sub-Saharan Africa has among the highest levels of inequality—both income and gender—in the world, even after accounting for the lower levels of per capita income in the region. With growing international ev...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513597331.086

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015 : Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513597331

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; commodity exporters; oil-exporting countries; competitiveness; trade integration; income inequality; gender inequality

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened after more than a decade of solid growth, although this overall outlook masks considerable variation across the region. Some countries have been negatively affected by fall...