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Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jean-Pierre Briffaut , George Iden , Peter Hayward , Tonny Lybek , Hassanali Mehran , Piero Ugolini , and Stephen Swaray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757586.084

ISBN: 9781557757586

Keywords: central bank, foreign exchange, banking, monetary policy, payments

This study takes stock of progress made so far in the financial sectors of sub-saharan African countries. It recommends further reforms and specific measures in the areas of supervision, development of monetary ope...

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid
			: Lessons from Recent Experience

The Macroeconomics of Scaling Up Aid : Lessons from Recent Experience »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , Mumtaz Hussain , Shaun Roache , Amber Mahone , Tokhir Mirzoev , and Shekhar Aiyar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065918.084

ISBN: 9781589065918

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, exchange rate, foreign exchange, inflation, real exchange rate, monetary policy

This study analyzes key issues associated with large increases in aid, including absorptive capacity, Dutch disease, and inflation. The authors develop a framework that emphasizes the different roles of monetary an...

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2008 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Perspectives économiques régionales, Avril 2008 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067127.086

ISBN: 9781589067127

Keywords: inflation, exchange rate, monetary policy, capital inflows, exchange rate regime, capital flows, electricity, bonds, monetary fund, inflation targeting

The region's prospects continue to be promising, but global developments pose increased risks to the outlook. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should again average about 61/2 percent in 2008 with oil exporters leading...

Perspectives économiques Régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance

Perspectives économiques Régionales : Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351267.086

ISBN: 9781616351267

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regimes, exporting countries, surveys, household consumption, oil-importing countries, importing countries, fixed exchange rate regimes, floating exchange rate

This year looks set to be another encouraging one for most sub-Saharan African economies. Reflecting mainly strong demand but also elevated commodity prices, the region's economy is set to expand by more than 51/4...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Volume/Issue: 2011/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922658

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, external debt, government securities

Economic growth has recovered, but higher food and fuel prices have sparked a sharp rise in inflation. Monetary policy has been tightened to contain core inflation and effects of the food and fuel price shocks. The...

Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Assessment Criteria—Informational Annex

Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Assessment Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Uganda : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Volume/Issue: 2011/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922658

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, external debt, government securities

Economic growth has recovered, but higher food and fuel prices have sparked a sharp rise in inflation. Monetary policy has been tightened to contain core inflation and effects of the food and fuel price shocks. The...

Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis Update

Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis Update »

Source: Uganda : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Volume/Issue: 2011/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922658

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, external debt, government securities

Economic growth has recovered, but higher food and fuel prices have sparked a sharp rise in inflation. Monetary policy has been tightened to contain core inflation and effects of the food and fuel price shocks. The...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Uganda

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Volume/Issue: 2011/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922658

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, external debt, government securities

Economic growth has recovered, but higher food and fuel prices have sparked a sharp rise in inflation. Monetary policy has been tightened to contain core inflation and effects of the food and fuel price shocks. The...

Statement by Moeketsi Majoro, Executive Director for Uganda, June 29, 2011

Statement by Moeketsi Majoro, Executive Director for Uganda, June 29, 2011 »

Source: Uganda : Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda.

Volume/Issue: 2011/308

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463922658

Keywords: central bank, inflation, monetary policy, external debt, government securities

Economic growth has recovered, but higher food and fuel prices have sparked a sharp rise in inflation. Monetary policy has been tightened to contain core inflation and effects of the food and fuel price shocks. The...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Third Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of an Assessment Criterion, and Request for Modification of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda

Volume/Issue: 2012/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475503975

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary policy, external debt, external borrowing

This paper presents key findings of the Third Review for Uganda under the policy support instrument. Monetary policy has been tightened significantly to reduce core inflation, supported by a contractionary fiscal s...