Niger : 2019 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension and Rephasing of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger »
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 06 September 2019
Keywords: External sector, Public financial management, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Development, arrears, payment arrears, percent of GDP, SOEs, BCEAO
Niger faces daunting development challenges, aggravated by terrorist incursions, low uranium export prices, and climate change. Nonetheless, GDP growth picked up to 6.5 percent last year- and should average above...