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Union of the Comoros: Selected Issues

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Source: Union of the Comoros : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2018/190

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484363775

Keywords: Comoros, Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper examines Comoros's weak domestic revenue and volatile windfall revenues. Weak revenue mobilization and reliance on volatile one-off windfall gains remain a significant development challenge for Comoros....

Union of the Comoros

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Source: Union of the Comoros : Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative- Decision Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2010/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455203413

Keywords: debt service, debt sustainability, debt management

The assessment shows that despite challenging circumstances, Comoros has made progress on political and economic reforms under IMF-supported programs. Comorian authorities implemented a program for maintaining macr...

Union of the Comoros

Union of the Comoros »

Source: Union of the Comoros : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Preliminary document

Volume/Issue: 2010/188

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455203369

Keywords: debt relief, debt service, hipc initiative, external debt, traditional debt relief

Economic conditions in Comoros have yet to recover from the effects of persistent political instability and the recent global crises. Comoros's overall reform performance in the last two years constitutes encouragi...

Union of the Comoros

Union of the Comoros »

Source: Union of the Comoros : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries: Completion Point Document and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2013/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475576993

Keywords: external debt, debt service, multilateral debt relief

In June 2010, the International Development Association (IDA) and the IMF agreed that Comoros had met the requirements for reaching the decision point under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initi...

Union of the Comoros: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Union of the Comoros : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451809077

Keywords: external debt, international monetary fund, financial sector, macroeconomic policies, current account

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the decentralization of government in the Union of the Comoros and its economic management functions foreseen under the constitution. The paper examines the special challenge of...

Union of the Comoros: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

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Source: Union of the Comoros : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484320860

Keywords: investment, monetary fund, debt, revenue, revenues

KEY ISSUES The Comorian economy continues to grow although at a slightly slower pace. Economic growth in 2014 is projected at 3.3 percent, adversely affected by electricity disruptions and slower-than-expect...

Union of the Comoros Selected Issues

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Source: Union of Comoros : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2016/394

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475562774

Keywords: Comoros, Sub-Saharan Africa

This Selected Issues paper assesses the main fiscal trends of the Comorian economy over 2005-15. It highlights continued difficulties in the fiscal performance of and the outlook for Comoros as a result of systemi...

The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa

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Source: The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa : What's the Damage?

Volume/Issue: 2010/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Adolfo Barajas , Anjali Garg , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781451962413

Keywords: global crisis, remittance, migrant, host country, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Using data on the distribution of migrants from Africa, GDP growth forecasts for host countries, and after estimating remittance multipliers in recipient countries, this paper estimates the impact of the global eco...

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2009/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raju Singh , Kyung-woo Lee , and Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873634

Keywords: exchange rate, migration, determinants of remittances, real exchange rate

The paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa, assembling the most comprehensive dataset available so far on remittances in the region and incorporating dat...

Macroeconomic Shocks and Trade Flows within Sub-Saharan Africa

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Source: Macroeconomic Shocks and Trade Flows within Sub-Saharan Africa : Implications for Optimum Currency Arrangements

Volume/Issue: 1995/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jonathan Ostry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451927498

Keywords: Optimum Currency Areas, correlations, exchange rate, exchange rate arrangements, correlation, currency areas

Africa has more countries than any other continent, and hence the largest number of potential monetary and exchange rate arrangements. This paper looks at whether the existing highly fractured monetary arrangements...