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Central African Economic and Monetary Community: Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries;

Central African Economic and Monetary Community: Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries; »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries;

Volume/Issue: 2006/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451951684

Keywords: exchange rate, economic outlook, financial sector

Macroeconomic developments benefited from oil windfalls, but structural problems still impede non-oil growth. Fiscal and external balances improved in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) bec...

Reforming External Tariffs in Central and Western African Countries

Reforming External Tariffs in Central and Western African Countries »

Source: Reforming External Tariffs in Central and Western African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2006/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lubin Kobla Doe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862720

Keywords: Harmonization, CEMAC, WAEMU, WAMZ, customs, external tariff, customs duty, import tax, common external tariff, Other Economic Systems: Performance and Prospects,

This paper examines the reform of the external tariff initiated by the CEMAC and the WAEMU that is aimed at reinforcing their economic integration. Overall, there is broad compliance with the streamlined and modera...

Customs Administration Reform and Modernization in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995–2010

Customs Administration Reform and Modernization in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995–2010 »

Source: Customs Administration Reform and Modernization in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, 1995-2010

Volume/Issue: 2012/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gilles Montagnat-Rentier , and Gilles Parent

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475558180

Keywords: francophone, reform, modernization, revenue, customs, customs administrations, customs duties, import duties, Other, Comparative Studies of Countries,

This paper outlines reforms that have been achieved in the modernization of the customs administrations of francophone sub-Saharan (African) countries since the mid-1990s. It also highlights the remaining issues in...

IV Key Feature 3: Budgets That Are More Pro-Poor and Pro-Growth

IV Key Feature 3: Budgets That Are More Pro-Poor and Pro-Growth »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

This key feature sets out the expectations that PRGF-supported programs increase poverty-reducing expenditures, improve the efficiency and targeting of these and other expenditures, and include tax reforms t...

V Key Feature 4: Ensuring Appropriate Flexibility in Fiscal Targets

V Key Feature 4: Ensuring Appropriate Flexibility in Fiscal Targets »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

This key feature sets out the expectation that fiscal targets in PRGF-supported programs should be designed in a manner that allows greater flexibility in accommodating higher public expenditures and accommo...

III Tax Structure

III Tax Structure »

Source: Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , M. Yücelik , Peter Griffith , and Carlos Aguirre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1981

ISBN: 9781557750815

Keywords: taxation, sales tax, tax system, tax administration, sales taxes

Apart from the level of taxation, it is important to consider the structure of the tax system. As already indicated, the structure of the tax system is the result of many different...

VI Key Feature 5: More Selective Structural Conditionality

VI Key Feature 5: More Selective Structural Conditionality »

Source: Is the PRGF Living Up to Expectations?

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Gabriela Inchauste , Nita Thacker , Thomas Dorsey , Shamsuddin Tareq , Emanuele Baldacci , Sanjeev Gupta , and Mark Plant

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

ISBN: 9781589061125

Keywords: conditionality, pem, poverty reduction, structural conditionality, public spending

This key feature sets out the expectation that conditionality in PRGF-supported programs should focus on the IMF’s core areas of expertise and limit conditionality to key measures for the program....

STATISTICAL TABLES

STATISTICAL TABLES »

Source: Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , M. Yücelik , Peter Griffith , and Carlos Aguirre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1981

ISBN: 9781557750815

Keywords: taxation, sales tax, tax system, tax administration, sales taxes

Table 1. Selected Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa: Surface Area, Population, Per Capita Income, and Openness (Imports-Gross Domesti...

V Taxation of the Agricultural Sector

V Taxation of the Agricultural Sector »

Source: Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , M. Yücelik , Peter Griffith , and Carlos Aguirre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1981

ISBN: 9781557750815

Keywords: taxation, sales tax, tax system, tax administration, sales taxes

Introduction Agriculture is the most important economic sector in the majority of the countries in the sub-Saharan region (see Part II, Table 2). It is characterized by a preponderan...

III Taxation of Imports

III Taxation of Imports »

Source: Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , M. Yücelik , Peter Griffith , and Carlos Aguirre

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 1981

ISBN: 9781557750815

Keywords: taxation, sales tax, tax system, tax administration, sales taxes

Introduction Most countries in the region still rely heavily on the taxation of imports for revenue; this reliance reflects the inadequacies of other tax bases and the countries’ rel...