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Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2020/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513564036.002

ISBN: 9781513564036

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Expenditure, Public sector, Data collection, Public debt, ISCR, CR, accounts payable, documenting GFS compilation procedure, compilation file

In response to a request from the authorities and as part of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative (EDDI) 2 project, a government finance statis...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2020/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2020

ISBN: 9781513564036

Keywords: Government finance statistics, Expenditure, Public sector, Data collection, Public debt, ISCR, CR, accounts payable, documenting GFS compilation procedure, compilation file

In response to a request from the authorities and as part of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative (EDDI) 2 project, a government finance statis...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$49.1 million in Emergency Support to Lesotho to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves US$49.1 million in Emergency Support to Lesotho to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513551845.002

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Ms. Abigail Nainda on Kingdom of Lesotho July 29, 2020

Statement by Mr. Dumisani Hebert Mahlinza and Ms. Abigail Nainda on Kingdom of Lesotho July 29, 2020 »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 192020/228

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513551845

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), External sector, Expenditures, Credit, Development, Balance of payments, ISCR, CR, SACU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on Lesotho's economy. Supply chains for major industries have been disrupted and a national shutdown to contain the virus curtailed economic activity with adverse soc...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Technical Assistance Report-Implementation of Basel II

Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Implementation of Basel II »

Volume/Issue: 192020/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513550992.002

ISBN: 9781513550992

Keywords: Financial markets, Bank liquidity, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Bank legislation, ISCR, CR, CBL, Basel II, risk-based

This mission, a follow up to the earlier mission from IMF AFRITAC South (AFS) conducted in March 2017 (STX Mr. Bernie Egan), was designed to further help the authorities in the implementation of Basel II and select...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Implementation of Basel II

Volume/Issue: 192020/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550992

Keywords: Financial markets, Bank liquidity, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Bank legislation, ISCR, CR, CBL, Basel II, risk-based

This mission, a follow up to the earlier mission from IMF AFRITAC South (AFS) conducted in March 2017 (STX Mr. Bernie Egan), was designed to further help the authorities in the implementation of Basel II and select...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission (January 14-25, 2019)

Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission (January 14-25, 2019) »

Volume: 2019

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513518893.002

ISBN: 9781513518893

Keywords: External sector statistics, Financial statistics, Financial management information systems, Monetary statistics, Fiscal sector, ISCR, CR, GFS, CBL, extrabudgetary

This paper on government finance statistics (GFS) mission in Lesotho presents a review of progress against recommendations of previous GFS technical assistance (TA) missions and further assist with improving the qu...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics Mission (January 14-25, 2019)

Volume: 2019

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513518893

Keywords: External sector statistics, Financial statistics, Financial management information systems, Monetary statistics, Fiscal sector, ISCR, CR, GFS, CBL, extrabudgetary

This paper on government finance statistics (GFS) mission in Lesotho presents a review of progress against recommendations of previous GFS technical assistance (TA) missions and further assist with improving the qu...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that while international reserves are at adequate levels and banks remain well-capitalized in the Republic of Lesotho, domestic arrears are beginning to impact the broad...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312370.002

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that while international reserves are at adequate levels and banks remain well-capitalized in the Republic of Lesotho, domestic arrears are beginning to impact the broad...

Kingdom of Lesotho: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that while international reserves are at adequate levels and banks remain well-capitalized in the Republic of Lesotho, domestic arrears are beginning to impact the broad...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that while international reserves are at adequate levels and banks remain well-capitalized in the Republic of Lesotho, domestic arrears are beginning to impact the broad...

Statement by Mr. Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho and Ms. Abigail Nainda, Advisor to the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho April 26, 2019

Statement by Mr. Dumisani H. Mahlinza, Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho and Ms. Abigail Nainda, Advisor to the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho April 26, 2019 »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2019/113

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498312370

Keywords: External sector, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, Cost of living, Economic growth, SACU revenue, SACU, percent of GDP, arrears, percent change

This 2019 Article IV Consultation highlights that while international reserves are at adequate levels and banks remain well-capitalized in the Republic of Lesotho, domestic arrears are beginning to impact the broad...

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...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2018/282

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484377406.002

ISBN: 9781484377406

Keywords: Kingdom of Lesotho

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission regarding compilation of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) in Lesotho. The IMF mission reviewed current compilat...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Technical Assistance Report-Government Finance Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2018/282

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2018

ISBN: 9781484377406

Keywords: Kingdom of Lesotho

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission regarding compilation of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) in Lesotho. The IMF mission reviewed current compilat...

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...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Selected Issues

Kingdom of Lesotho : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484344941.002

ISBN: 9781484344941

Keywords: Financial sector, Currency pegs, Credit risk, Banking sector, Selected issues, Lesotho, Real sector, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper provides further background on the macrofinancial sector analysis that informed Lesotho's 2017 Article IV consultation. Lesotho's financial sector is small, concentrated, and lacks financ...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344941

Keywords: Financial sector, Currency pegs, Credit risk, Banking sector, Selected issues, Lesotho, Real sector, Financial institutions, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems

This Selected Issues paper provides further background on the macrofinancial sector analysis that informed Lesotho's 2017 Article IV consultation. Lesotho's financial sector is small, concentrated, and lacks financ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2018/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484343289

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Private sector, Revenue mobilization, Surveillance, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that high levels of unemployment, poverty, and inequality persist in Lesotho despite its faster growth compared with regional peers over the last decade. GDP growth is e...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 2018/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484343289.002

ISBN: 9781484343289

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Private sector, Revenue mobilization, Surveillance, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that high levels of unemployment, poverty, and inequality persist in Lesotho despite its faster growth compared with regional peers over the last decade. GDP growth is e...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2018/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484343289

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Private sector, Revenue mobilization, Surveillance, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that high levels of unemployment, poverty, and inequality persist in Lesotho despite its faster growth compared with regional peers over the last decade. GDP growth is e...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2018/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484343289

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Private sector, Revenue mobilization, Surveillance, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that high levels of unemployment, poverty, and inequality persist in Lesotho despite its faster growth compared with regional peers over the last decade. GDP growth is e...

Statement by Mr. Mahlinza, Ms. Tshazibana, and Mr. Tlelima on Kingdom of Lesotho February 14, 2018

Statement by Mr. Mahlinza, Ms. Tshazibana, and Mr. Tlelima on Kingdom of Lesotho February 14, 2018 »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2018/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484343289

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Private sector, Revenue mobilization, Surveillance, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics, Debt sustainability analysis

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights that high levels of unemployment, poverty, and inequality persist in Lesotho despite its faster growth compared with regional peers over the last decade. GDP growth is e...

Chapter 2. Addressing Fiscal Policy Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Chapter 2. Addressing Fiscal Policy Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Can Fiscal Rules Help? This section explores possible impacts of fiscal rules to ensure fiscal and external stability in the short term and welfare benefits of fiscal...

Chapter 4. Conclusion

Chapter 4. Conclusion »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Under the current SACU arrangement, Lesotho and Swaziland have faced significant volatility in their revenues, largely owing to highly volatile SACU receipts. A significant decline in these reve...

Chapter 3. From Discretionary to a Rules-Based Fiscal Policy Framework

Chapter 3. From Discretionary to a Rules-Based Fiscal Policy Framework »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Groundwork for Successful Fiscal Rules The experiences of countries with fiscal rules suggest that their success depends on their design, and on legislative and insti...

Chapter 1. Policy Challenges and Constraints

Chapter 1. Policy Challenges and Constraints »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Policy Challenges Associated with SACU Revenues SACU revenues have been a sizable but volatile source of revenue for Lesotho and Swaziland (Table 1). Under the SACU a...

Fiscal Rules
			: Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland »

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484309575.087

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Over the past decade, Lesotho and Swaziland have faced significant volatility in their fiscal revenues, owing to highly unstable Southern African Customs Union (SACU) receipts. Based on model analysis, this paper e...

Fiscal Rules: Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Fiscal Rules: Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Volume: 17

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Over the past decade, Lesotho and Swaziland have faced significant volatility in their fiscal revenues, owing to highly unstable Southern African Customs Union (SACU) receipts. Based on model analysis, this paper e...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Over the past decade, Lesotho and Swaziland have faced significant volatility in their fiscal revenues, owing to highly unstable Southern African Customs Union (SACU) receipts. Based on model analysis, this paper e...

Introduction

Introduction »

Source: Fiscal Rules : Coping with Revenue Volatility in Lesotho and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda , Manabu Nose , Cesar Sosa Padilla , Jose L. Torres , Murna Morgan , Fernando Im , and Natalia Koliadina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484309575

Keywords: Fiscal analysis, Fiscal management, Fiscal policy, Fiscal sector, Fiscal data, Fiscal framework, Fiscal rules, Fiscal rules and institutions

Managing fiscal revenue volatility is a serious policy challenge for many countries. Over the past decade, Lesotho and Swaziland have faced significant revenue volatility, largely owing to highl...

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....

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...

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability
			: The Case of Lesotho

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michele Andreolli , and Aidar Abdychev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484385739.001

ISBN: 9781484385739

Keywords: Public Investment, Energy Production, Growth, Debt Sustainability, Fiscal Policy.

This paper analyses a large public investment in a construction of a hydropower plant in Lesotho and its implications on the growth and debt sustainability. The paper employs an open economy dynamic general equilib...

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability

Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability »

Source: Investing in Electricity, Growth, and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2016/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michele Andreolli , and Aidar Abdychev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2016

ISBN: 9781484385739

Keywords: Public Investment, Energy Production, Growth, Debt Sustainability, Fiscal Policy.

This paper analyses a large public investment in a construction of a hydropower plant in Lesotho and its implications on the growth and debt sustainability. The paper employs an open economy dynamic general equilib...

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2016/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513535586

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, poverty, revenue, reserves, Balance of payments statistics, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy

The 2015 Article IV Consultation discusses key issues related to the economic growth of Lesotho. Although Lesotho achieved solid economic growth with only moderate inflation in the several years, this growth has fa...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Volume/Issue: 2016/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513535586.002

ISBN: 9781513535586

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, poverty, revenue, reserves, Balance of payments statistics, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy

The 2015 Article IV Consultation discusses key issues related to the economic growth of Lesotho. Although Lesotho achieved solid economic growth with only moderate inflation in the several years, this growth has fa...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2016/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513535586

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, poverty, revenue, reserves, Balance of payments statistics, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy

The 2015 Article IV Consultation discusses key issues related to the economic growth of Lesotho. Although Lesotho achieved solid economic growth with only moderate inflation in the several years, this growth has fa...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report For The 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report For The 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho

Volume/Issue: 2016/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513535586

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, poverty, revenue, reserves, Balance of payments statistics, Banking sector, Article IV consultation reports, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal policy

The 2015 Article IV Consultation discusses key issues related to the economic growth of Lesotho. Although Lesotho achieved solid economic growth with only moderate inflation in the several years, this growth has fa...

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...

Statistical Appendix

Statistical Appendix »

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

Unless otherwise noted, data and projections presented in this Regional Economic Outlook are IMF staff estimates as of 18 September, 2015, consistent with the projections underlying the October 2015 World Ec...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498300438

Keywords: fiscal balance, tax revenue, fiscal stance, fiscal framework

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that since 2010, the Lesotho's economy has performed well with the growth of real GDP averaging over 5 percent a year and inflation held to single-digit levels. Internat...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kingdom of Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498300438.002

ISBN: 9781498300438

Keywords: fiscal balance, tax revenue, fiscal stance, fiscal framework

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that since 2010, the Lesotho's economy has performed well with the growth of real GDP averaging over 5 percent a year and inflation held to single-digit levels. Internat...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Debt Sustainability Analysis Update

Kingdom of Lesotho: Debt Sustainability Analysis Update »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498300438

Keywords: fiscal balance, tax revenue, fiscal stance, fiscal framework

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that since 2010, the Lesotho's economy has performed well with the growth of real GDP averaging over 5 percent a year and inflation held to single-digit levels. Internat...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498300438

Keywords: fiscal balance, tax revenue, fiscal stance, fiscal framework

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that since 2010, the Lesotho's economy has performed well with the growth of real GDP averaging over 5 percent a year and inflation held to single-digit levels. Internat...

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kingdom of Lesotho: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498300438

Keywords: fiscal balance, tax revenue, fiscal stance, fiscal framework

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that since 2010, the Lesotho's economy has performed well with the growth of real GDP averaging over 5 percent a year and inflation held to single-digit levels. Internat...

Statement by Mr. Momodou Bamba Saho, Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho, June 4, 2014

Statement by Mr. Momodou Bamba Saho, Executive Director for the Kingdom of Lesotho, June 4, 2014 »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/201

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498300438

Keywords: fiscal balance, tax revenue, fiscal stance, fiscal framework

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that since 2010, the Lesotho's economy has performed well with the growth of real GDP averaging over 5 percent a year and inflation held to single-digit levels. Internat...

IMF’s Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for the Kingdom of Lesotho, and Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement

IMF’s Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for the Kingdom of Lesotho, and Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484349830

Keywords: debt management, public debt management, public debt, central bank, current account

This paper highlights the Kingdom of Lesotho's Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. Lesotho has maintained robust economic growth, with moderate inflation. The IMF repor...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Kingdom of Lesotho : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2013/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484349830.002

ISBN: 9781484349830

Keywords: debt management, public debt management, public debt, central bank, current account

This paper highlights the Kingdom of Lesotho's Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. Lesotho has maintained robust economic growth, with moderate inflation. The IMF repor...

Kingdom of lesotho: sixth review under the three-year arrangement under the extended credit facility

Kingdom of lesotho: sixth review under the three-year arrangement under the extended credit facility »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484349830

Keywords: debt management, public debt management, public debt, central bank, current account

This paper highlights the Kingdom of Lesotho's Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. Lesotho has maintained robust economic growth, with moderate inflation. The IMF repor...

Kingdom of lesotho: sixth review under the three-year arrangement under the extended credit facility—debt sustainability analysis

Kingdom of lesotho: sixth review under the three-year arrangement under the extended credit facility—debt sustainability analysis »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/294

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2013

ISBN: 9781484349830

Keywords: debt management, public debt management, public debt, central bank, current account

This paper highlights the Kingdom of Lesotho's Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility. Lesotho has maintained robust economic growth, with moderate inflation. The IMF repor...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Lesotho, and Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement and Extension of Arrangement

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under ECF Arrangement for Lesotho, and Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement and Extension of Arrangement »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Disbursement

Volume/Issue: 2013/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484370544

Keywords: central bank, debt management, external debt, domestic financing, external debt service

The Extended Credit Facility (ECF) program extended to Lesotho after a sharp fall in revenues remained broadly on track. Lesotho maintained positive growth supported by expansion of mining and construction. Fiscal...

Kingdom of Lesotho
			: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Disbursement

Kingdom of Lesotho : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Disbursement »

Volume/Issue: 2013/127

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484370544.002

ISBN: 9781484370544

Keywords: central bank, debt management, external debt, domestic financing, external debt service

The Extended Credit Facility (ECF) program extended to Lesotho after a sharp fall in revenues remained broadly on track. Lesotho maintained positive growth supported by expansion of mining and construction. Fiscal...