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Optimal Taxation in the Forestry Sector in the Congo Basin

Optimal Taxation in the Forestry Sector in the Congo Basin »

Source: Optimal Taxation in the Forestry Sector in the Congo Basin : The Case of Gabon

Volume/Issue: 2007/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oscar Melhado Orellana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868166

Keywords: Forestry sector, taxation, forests, forest, tax base,

This paper reviews forestry reform in the Congo basin, focusing on Gabon. It argues that the key challenge for the Congo basin countries is to manage their forests in a sustainable manner. It presents the current s...

Optimal Taxation in the Forestry Sector in the Congo Basin
			: The Case of Gabon

Optimal Taxation in the Forestry Sector in the Congo Basin : The Case of Gabon »

Volume/Issue: 2007/253

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Oscar Melhado Orellana

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451868166.001

ISBN: 9781451868166

Keywords: Forestry sector, taxation, forests, forest, tax base,

This paper reviews forestry reform in the Congo basin, focusing on Gabon. It argues that the key challenge for the Congo basin countries is to manage their forests in a sustainable manner. It presents the current s...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

Gabon: Second and Third Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criterion—Informational Annex

Gabon: Second and Third Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criterion—Informational Annex »

Source: Gabon : Second and Third Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Gabon

Volume/Issue: 2009/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451814040

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, domestic debt

This paper presents key findings of the Second and Third Reviews for Gabon under the Stand-By Arrangement. Performance under the program has been mixed. Non-oil economic growth was robust prior to the onset of the...

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Gabon: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/147

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451813968

Keywords: oil production, oil revenues, international monetary fund, fiscal policy, structural reforms

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Gabon reviews management of oil revenues, competitiveness, and growth. The nature of Gabon's problems has not changed during the past 15 years. The need to div...

Gabon

Gabon »

Source: Gabon : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Modification of a Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Gabon

Volume/Issue: 2008/24

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451814033

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, interest, debt service

Gabon showed robust economic growth, low inflation, and large fiscal savings from high oil revenue, underpinned by prudent macroeconomic policies and structural reforms under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Execut...

Gabon: 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Gabon

Gabon: 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Gabon »

Source: Gabon : 2006 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Gabon

Volume/Issue: 2006/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451814002

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, public sector, deficit

Gabon continues to enjoy record high oil prices, buoying both exports and government revenues. The critical medium-term challenge facing Gabon is managing the transition from an economy highly dependent on oil to a...

Gabon: Selected Issues

Gabon: Selected Issues »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/232

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451813999

Keywords: international monetary fund, interest, deficit, financial assets

Efficiency and equity reasons suggest placing a high priority on ensuring that fiscal policy is on a sustainable path. This chapter has sought to estimate the sustainable long-term non-oil primary deficit and the o...

Gabon: Selected Issues

Gabon: Selected Issues »

Source: Gabon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2016

ISBN: 9781475542141

Keywords: oil, oil prices, oil shock, oil exporting, oil exporting countries

This paper discusses impact of the falling oil prices on the Gabon's economy. With oil accounting for roughly 40 percent of its GDP, 45 percent of its government revenues, and nearly 85 percent of its exports in 20...

Gabon: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Gabon: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Gabon : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/47

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498309165

Keywords: market, monetary fund, investment, tax

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Gabon's growth performance has recently been strong, but fiscal pressures have increased significantly. Real GDP growth has averaged about 6 percent in the last fou...