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Nigeria: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451828948

Keywords: natural gas, oil sector, budget, debt, petroleum products

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper presents an assessment of Nigeria's past economic reform efforts-in particular the program supported by the 2000-01 Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The paper also rev...

Debt Growth and the Prospects for Debt Reduction;The Case of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Debt Growth and the Prospects for Debt Reduction;The Case of Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Debt Growth and the Prospects for Debt Reduction;The Case of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 1989/71

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451959680

Keywords: debt, debt service, payments, interest, debt relief

This paper analyzes the causes of growth of Africa’s debt burden, and discusses the factors that induced African countries to seek external loans as well as the factors affecting the supply of external finan...

Nigeria

Nigeria »

Source: Nigeria : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484311271

Keywords: oil, gas, fiscal consolidation, petroleum industry, fiscal policy

The overarching policy challenge facing Nigeria is to reduce widespread poverty and unemployment. Macroeconomic performance was broadly positive, underpinned by buoyant international oil prices and prudent fiscal a...

Nigeria: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Nigeria: Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Nigeria : Staff Report for the 2002 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2003

ISBN: 9781451828900

Keywords: budget, debt, local governments, central bank, deficit

Nigeria's 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that major macroeconomic imbalances had emerged as a result of sharp increases in government spending and expressed concern at the risks of a further acceleration o...

“Tax Effort” in Developing Countries

“Tax Effort” in Developing Countries »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616352950

Keywords: monetary fund, discounted cash flow, cash flow, international finance corporation

This paper discusses infrastructure development and building of roads in Honduras. The paper highlights that in countries with backward transportation systems, the concept of 'road' takes on an almost philosophical...

Straight Talk: Disinflation: An Unsung Benefit of Globalization?

Straight Talk: Disinflation: An Unsung Benefit of Globalization? »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2003

Volume/Issue: 40/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2003

ISBN: 9781451952018

Keywords: country inequality, infant mortality, mortality rate, life expectancy, world inequality

This paper describes why the international community needs to act now to stand a chance of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The paper gives example of Ethiopia, one of the poorest countries in the w...

Recent Activity: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Development Association International Finance Corporation

Recent Activity: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Development Association International Finance Corporation »

Source: Finance & Development, September 1969

Volume/Issue: 6/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1969

ISBN: 9781616352950

Keywords: monetary fund, discounted cash flow, cash flow, international finance corporation

This paper discusses infrastructure development and building of roads in Honduras. The paper highlights that in countries with backward transportation systems, the concept of 'road' takes on an almost philosophical...

Economic Trends in Africa

Economic Trends in Africa »

Source: Economic Trends in Africa : The Economic Performance of Sub-Saharan African Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/109

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daudi Ballali , Pierre Dhonte , G. Terrier , and Stéphane Cossé

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451853148

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, terms of trade, foreign exchange, domestic savings

This paper highlights selected recent developments in the economies of sub-Saharan Africa. It notes that the outlook for commodity prices has improved, and with it the outlook for economic activity beyond 1994; it...

Nigeria: Selected Issues

Nigeria: Selected Issues »

Source: Nigeria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/81

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475591910

Keywords: Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

This Selected Issues paper examines the role of lower oil prices in the recent deterioration in Nigeria's macroeconomic indicators, the impact on corporate and financial sector performance. and the forward-looking...

Building an African infrastructure: Key political decisions are needed to build critical rail networks for a continent well suited to them

Building an African infrastructure: Key political decisions are needed to build critical rail networks for a continent well suited to them »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2011

Volume/Issue: 48/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2011

ISBN: 9781451953695

Keywords: monetary fund, news, photography, journalism

Africa's Middle-Class Motor finds growing evidence that a recent resurgence in the continent's economic well-being has staying power. In his overview article, Harvard professor Calestous Juma says the emphasis for...