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Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2020

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513553931.002

ISBN: 9781513553931

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 August 2020

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781513553931

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —debt Sustainability Analysis

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review — Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review — Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under The Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: First Review Under The Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review —Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

IMF Executive Board Completes the First Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513552118.002

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director July 27, 2020

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director July 27, 2020 »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Augmentation of Access, Rephasing of Access, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 192020/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513552118

The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the fragile island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and supply shipments...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513543901.002

ISBN: 9781513543901

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and international supply-chains are disru...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781513543901

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on São Tomé and Príncipe. Tourist arrivals came to an abrupt halt in mid-March, externally financed projects are being delayed, and international supply-chains are disru...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542454

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

This paper presents São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The authorities of São Tomé and Príncipe have moved swiftly to develop a plan to address the major challen...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542454

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

This paper presents São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The authorities of São Tomé and Príncipe have moved swiftly to develop a plan to address the major challen...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$12 Million Disbursement to São Tomé and Príncipe to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$12 Million Disbursement to São Tomé and Príncipe to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542454

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

This paper presents São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The authorities of São Tomé and Príncipe have moved swiftly to develop a plan to address the major challen...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe
			: Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542454.002

ISBN: 9781513542454

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

This paper presents São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The authorities of São Tomé and Príncipe have moved swiftly to develop a plan to address the major challen...

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director for Sao Tome and Principe and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director April 21, 2020

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director for Sao Tome and Principe and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director April 21, 2020 »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2020/139

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2020

ISBN: 9781513542454

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), External sector, Balance of payments, Debt service, Credit, Debt relief, ISCR, CR, percent of GDP, Proj

This paper presents São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The authorities of São Tomé and Príncipe have moved swiftly to develop a plan to address the major challen...

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...

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
			: Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe »

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513518954.002

ISBN: 9781513518954

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

São Tomé and Príncipe is a fragile, small island-state, with limited resources and capacity. The last Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement expired at end-2018 having gone off-track amid parliamentary election...

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe: Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe: Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe »

Source: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781513518954

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

São Tomé and Príncipe is a fragile, small island-state, with limited resources and capacity. The last Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement expired at end-2018 having gone off-track amid parliamentary election...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe:Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe:Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517407

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

This paper discusses Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for a 40-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF aims to support São Tomé and Príncipe's economic and structur...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe:Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe:Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517407

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

This paper discusses Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for a 40-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF aims to support São Tomé and Príncipe's economic and structur...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe: Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe: Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517407

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

This paper discusses Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for a 40-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF aims to support São Tomé and Príncipe's economic and structur...

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$18.2 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$18.2 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517407

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

This paper discusses Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for a 40-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF aims to support São Tomé and Príncipe's economic and structur...

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
			: Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe »

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513517407.002

ISBN: 9781513517407

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

This paper discusses Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for a 40-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF aims to support São Tomé and Príncipe's economic and structur...

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe October 2, 2019

Statement by Mr. Raghani, Executive Director and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe October 2, 2019 »

Source: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe : Request for a 40-month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Volume/Issue: 2019/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2019

ISBN: 9781513517407

Keywords: Balance of payments, Development, Economic growth, Central banks, Foreign exchange, ISCR, CR, arrears, Príncipe, ECF

This paper discusses Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe's Request for a 40-Month Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The ECF aims to support São Tomé and Príncipe's economic and structur...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region
			: Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Queyranne , Wendell Daal , and Katja Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307062.087

ISBN: 9781498307062

Keywords: Public-private partnership, Caribbean, Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), Fiscal risk, Financial management information systems, National income, Financial statistics, Public investments, Real sector, PPPs

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the government. And to s...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region

Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region »

Source: Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Volume/Issue: 2019/7

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Maximilien Queyranne , Wendell Daal , and Katja Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498307062

Keywords: Public-private partnership, Caribbean, Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center (CARTAC), Fiscal risk, Financial management information systems, National income, Financial statistics, Public investments, Real sector, PPPs

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the government. And to s...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484385005

Keywords: Economic growth, Inflation, Public enterprises, Spillovers, Bank credit, Non-performing loans, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the prospects of growth in São Tomé and Príncipe (STP). This case study seeks explanations for STP's relative under-performance and draws lessons for the future. It compares pa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484385005

Keywords: Economic growth, Inflation, Public enterprises, Spillovers, Bank credit, Non-performing loans, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the prospects of growth in São Tomé and Príncipe (STP). This case study seeks explanations for STP's relative under-performance and draws lessons for the future. It compares pa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484385005

Keywords: Economic growth, Inflation, Public enterprises, Spillovers, Bank credit, Non-performing loans, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the prospects of growth in São Tomé and Príncipe (STP). This case study seeks explanations for STP's relative under-performance and draws lessons for the future. It compares pa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484385005

Keywords: Economic growth, Inflation, Public enterprises, Spillovers, Bank credit, Non-performing loans, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the prospects of growth in São Tomé and Príncipe (STP). This case study seeks explanations for STP's relative under-performance and draws lessons for the future. It compares pa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484379264.002

ISBN: 9781484379264

Selected Issues...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781484379264

Selected Issues...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Selected Issues

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2018/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484385005.002

ISBN: 9781484385005

Keywords: Economic growth, Inflation, Public enterprises, Spillovers, Bank credit, Non-performing loans, Selected issues

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the prospects of growth in São Tomé and Príncipe (STP). This case study seeks explanations for STP's relative under-performance and draws lessons for the future. It compares pa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$0.9 Million Disbursement, and Concludes the 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$0.9 Million Disbursement, and Concludes the 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe
			: 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484372227.002

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director, and Mr. Kelvio Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor, on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Statement by Mr. Daouda Sembene, Executive Director, and Mr. Kelvio Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor, on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2018/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2018

ISBN: 9781484372227

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal consolidation, Debt burden, International reserves, Financial stability, Fiscal reforms, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria waivers, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's 2018 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Re...

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...

Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries

Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2018

ISBN: 9781498310611

Keywords: Low income countries, Social protection, Social safety nets, Social indicators, Poverty reduction, Fiscal policy, Civil society, social safety net, vulnerable group, conditionality

This note provides operational guidance to staff on how to engage on social safeguard issues with low-income countries in both program and surveillance contexts. The note is not intended as a comprehensive guide, a...

Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries

Guidance Note on IMF Engagement on Social Safeguards in Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498310611.007

ISBN: 9781498310611

Keywords: Low income countries, Social protection, Social safety nets, Social indicators, Poverty reduction, Fiscal policy, Civil society, social safety net, vulnerable group, conditionality

This note provides operational guidance to staff on how to engage on social safeguard issues with low-income countries in both program and surveillance contexts. The note is not intended as a comprehensive guide, a...

2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States

2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States »

Volume/Issue: 2018/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307215.007

ISBN: 9781498307215

Keywords: Technology transfer, Economic growth, Development policy, National income, Fiscal policy, small state, PICs, capacity development, growth performance, CCPA

"This guidance note highlights the unique economic characteristics and constraints facing small developing states. It provides operational guidance on Fund engagement with such countries, including on how small sta...

2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States

2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States »

Source: 2017 Staff Guidance Note on the Fund's Engagement with Small Developing States

Volume/Issue: 2018/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 January 2018

ISBN: 9781498307215

Keywords: Technology transfer, Economic growth, Development policy, National income, Fiscal policy, small state, PICs, capacity development, growth performance, CCPA

"This guidance note highlights the unique economic characteristics and constraints facing small developing states. It provides operational guidance on Fund engagement with such countries, including on how small sta...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2017/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333266

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Liquidity management, Debt management, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, And Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2017/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333266

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Liquidity management, Debt management, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, And Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2017/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333266

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Liquidity management, Debt management, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, And Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementa...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Third and Fourth Reviews of the Program Supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement with São Tomé and Príncipe

IMF Executive Board Concludes Third and Fourth Reviews of the Program Supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement with São Tomé and Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2017/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333266

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Liquidity management, Debt management, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, And Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementa...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe
			: Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2017/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484333266.002

ISBN: 9781484333266

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Liquidity management, Debt management, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, And Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementa...

Statement by Mr. Sembene, Executive Director, Mr. Nguema-Affane, Senior Advisor, and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor, on Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe December 11, 2017

Statement by Mr. Sembene, Executive Director, Mr. Nguema-Affane, Senior Advisor, and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor, on Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe December 11, 2017 »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Princípe : Third and Fourth Reviews under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2017/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484333266

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Monetary policy, Liquidity management, Debt management, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Extended arrangement reviews, Performance criteria modifications

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Extension of the Arrangement, And Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs). Program implementa...

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....

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criteria

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561722

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe, Performance criteria waivers, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Liquidity management, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and modification of performance criteria. The ec...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561722

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe, Performance criteria waivers, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Liquidity management, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and modification of performance criteria. The ec...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second ECF Review for São Tomé and Príncipe, and Approves US$0.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second ECF Review for São Tomé and Príncipe, and Approves US$0.9 Million Disbursement »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561722

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe, Performance criteria waivers, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Liquidity management, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and modification of performance criteria. The ec...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
			: Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe »

Volume/Issue: 2016/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475561722.002

ISBN: 9781475561722

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe, Performance criteria waivers, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Liquidity management, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and modification of performance criteria. The ec...

Statement by Mr. Sembene, Executive Director and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, December 9, 2016

Statement by Mr. Sembene, Executive Director and Mr. Carvalho da Silveira, Advisor to the Executive Director on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, December 9, 2016 »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criterion and Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2016/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561722

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Staff Reports, S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe, Performance criteria waivers, Press releases, Letters of Intent, Liquidity management, Economic growth, Economic conditions, Economic indicators

This paper discusses São Tomé and Príncipe's Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Request for Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and modification of performance criteria. The ec...

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...

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...

Staff Guidance Note on Macroprudential Policy - Considerations for Low Income Countries

Staff Guidance Note on Macroprudential Policy - Considerations for Low Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2014/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342612.007

ISBN: 9781498342612

Keywords: Dollarization, Financial systems, Foreign exchange, Low-income developing countries, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Technical Assistance, Financial crises, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This note explores how characteristics of financial systems commonly observed in low income countries may shape the approach to the staff's advice on macroprudential policy. It explores the implications of the ongo...

Staff Guidance Note on Macroprudential Policy - Considerations for Low Income Countries

Staff Guidance Note on Macroprudential Policy - Considerations for Low Income Countries »

Source: Staff Guidance Note on Macroprudential Policy - Considerations for Low Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498342612

Keywords: Dollarization, Financial systems, Foreign exchange, Low-income developing countries, Macroprudential Policy, Monetary policy, Technical Assistance, Financial crises, Financial markets, Macroprudential policies and financial stability

This note explores how characteristics of financial systems commonly observed in low income countries may shape the approach to the staff's advice on macroprudential policy. It explores the implications of the ongo...

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Volume/Issue: 2013/059

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341554.007

ISBN: 9781498341554

Keywords: Ex post assessments, Longer-term program engagement, Policy instruments, External payments arrears, article IV, PRGF, yes, ECF, financial arrangement

Longer-term program engagement (LTPE) occurs when a member has spent at least seven of the past 10 years under Fund-supported financial arrangements. In response to the Executive Board's request for periodic update...

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Source: Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2013/059

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781498341554

Keywords: Ex post assessments, Longer-term program engagement, Policy instruments, External payments arrears, article IV, PRGF, yes, ECF, financial arrangement

Longer-term program engagement (LTPE) occurs when a member has spent at least seven of the past 10 years under Fund-supported financial arrangements. In response to the Executive Board's request for periodic update...

Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement

Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement »

Volume/Issue: 2013/008

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342315.007

ISBN: 9781498342315

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Debt restructuring, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Exchange rate regimes, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Public debt, Relationships with Fund

This paper reviews the macroeconomic characteristics and performance of small states and discusses ways in which the Fund's engagement with these countries could be better tailored to meet their needs. The Fund pre...

Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement

Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues in Small States and Implications for Fund Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2013/008

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2013

ISBN: 9781498342315

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Debt restructuring, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators, Exchange rate regimes, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Public debt, Relationships with Fund

This paper reviews the macroeconomic characteristics and performance of small states and discusses ways in which the Fund's engagement with these countries could be better tailored to meet their needs. The Fund pre...

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2012/070

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498339995.007

ISBN: 9781498339995

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Investment, Monetary policy, Natural resources, Savings, Technical Assistance, Fiscal indicators, Financial crises

This paper aims to widen the prism through which Fund policy analysis is conducted for resource-rich developing countries (RRDCs). While all resource-rich economies face resource revenue exhaustibility and volatili...

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/070

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department;International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 August 2012

ISBN: 9781498339995

Keywords: Developing countries, Exchange rate policy, Fiscal policy, Investment, Monetary policy, Natural resources, Savings, Technical Assistance, Fiscal indicators, Financial crises

This paper aims to widen the prism through which Fund policy analysis is conducted for resource-rich developing countries (RRDCs). While all resource-rich economies face resource revenue exhaustibility and volatili...

FMI aprova novo acordo de USD 3,9 milhões ao abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado para a República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe

FMI aprova novo acordo de USD 3,9 milhões ao abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado para a República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe »

Source: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781475506020

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public finances, debt relief, debt management, current account, debt service, balance of payments, current account deficit, debt sustainability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe
			: Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado »

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

Language: Portuguese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506020.002

ISBN: 9781475506020

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public finances, debt relief, debt management, current account, debt service, balance of payments, current account deficit, debt sustainability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Pronunciamento de Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, Administrador Suplente para a República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe, 20 de Julho de 2012

Pronunciamento de Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, Administrador Suplente para a República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe, 20 de Julho de 2012 »

Source: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781475506020

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public finances, debt relief, debt management, current account, debt service, balance of payments, current account deficit, debt sustainability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe »

Source: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781475506020

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public finances, debt relief, debt management, current account, debt service, balance of payments, current account deficit, debt sustainability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe: Análise Conjunta FMI/Banco Mundial Da Sustentabilidade da Dívida

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe: Análise Conjunta FMI/Banco Mundial Da Sustentabilidade da Dívida »

Source: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781475506020

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public finances, debt relief, debt management, current account, debt service, balance of payments, current account deficit, debt sustainability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe: Pedido de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado—Anexo Informativo

República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe: Pedido de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado—Anexo Informativo »

Source: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe : Solicitação de Acordo Trienal ao Abrigo da Facilidade de Crédito Alargado

Volume/Issue: 2012/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2012

Language: Portuguese

ISBN: 9781475506020

Keywords: central bank, external debt, public finances, debt relief, debt management, current account, debt service, balance of payments, current account deficit, debt sustainability

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Volume/Issue: 2012/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340274.007

ISBN: 9781498340274

Keywords: Ex post assessments, Fund arrangements, Longer-term program engagement, Members, Policy instruments, External payments arrears, article IV, PRGF, yes, ECF

Longer-term program engagement (LTPE) occurs when a member has spent at least seven of the past 10 years under Fund-supported financial arrangements.2 In response to the Executive Board's request for periodic updat...

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement »

Source: Report on the Incidence of Longer-Term Program Engagement

Volume/Issue: 2012/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2012

ISBN: 9781498340274

Keywords: Ex post assessments, Fund arrangements, Longer-term program engagement, Members, Policy instruments, External payments arrears, article IV, PRGF, yes, ECF

Longer-term program engagement (LTPE) occurs when a member has spent at least seven of the past 10 years under Fund-supported financial arrangements.2 In response to the Executive Board's request for periodic updat...