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Source: Guyana : Statistical Annex

Volume/Issue: 2001/1

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2001

ISBN: 9781451816747

Keywords: liabilities, interest, debt, treasury bills, taxes

The statistical data on value added by sector at current prices, value added by sector at constant prices, GDP by expenditure at current prices, consumer prices, population estimates, employment in the public secto...

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Source: Guyana : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Completion Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2004/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451816754

Keywords: debt, debt relief, debt service, external debt, creditors

This paper reviews Guyana's progress under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC). The staff of the IMF and IDA considers that Guyana's performance with respect to the conditions for rea...

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Source: Guyana : Why Has Growth Stopped? An Empirical Study on the Stagnation of Economic Growth

Volume/Issue: 2007/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Judith Gold , Ruben Atoyan , and Cornelia Staritz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866506

Keywords: institutions, growth rates, growth accounting, private investment, capital formation, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Comparative Studies of Countries,

After a period of exceptionally strong economic performance, Guyana's growth has stagnated since 1998. The paper tries to identify the factors that can explain this dramatic deterioration in economic performance. T...

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Source: Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report 2004

Volume/Issue: 2004/407

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451816761

Keywords: hiv/aids, maternal mortality, poverty reduction strategy, social safety net, capacity constraints

This paper reviews Guyana's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report 2004. In spite of many challenges, the government made progress in implementing its Poverty Reduction Program. In particular, it p...

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Source: Guyana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2010/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455208487

Keywords: structural fiscal, fiscal balance, fiscal stance, fiscal impulse, Global Financial Crisis,

The aim is to analyze the main channels of transmission for shocks from the global economy to Guyana and assess their specific spillover magnitudes. The paper documents the transmission channels of external shocks...

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Source: Guyana : Staff Report for the 2009 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2010/292

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2010

ISBN: 9781455208470

Keywords: debt, public sector, public debt, deficit, article

Guyana has weathered the impact of the global crisis well by regional and global standards. The current account deficit declined by 5 percent of GDP (to 8.5 percent of GDP), largely led by a reduction in imports, p...

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Source: Guyana : Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1996

ISBN: 9781451816716

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, banking system, exchange rates, current expenditure

This Selected Issues paper describes economic developments in Guyana during the 1990s. Real GDP recovered with an average growth rate of 71/2 percent a year during 1991-94 as economic activity responded to a shift...

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Source: Guyana : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/52

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451816730

Keywords: debt, interest, liabilities, payments, central bank

This paper focuses on economic developments in Guyana during the 1990s. By 1991, economic performance had turned around in response to the shift in economic policies and the improved incentive framework. Following...

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Source: Guyana : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Supplement, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion and Statement by the Executive Director for Guyana

Volume/Issue: 2011/152

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455283583

Keywords: debt, debt sustainability, public debt, payments, current account

Despite external and domestic shocks, the Guyanese economy demonstrated resilience and registered a fifth consecutive year of robust growth in 2010. The authorities started making payouts to Colonial Life Insurance...

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Source: Guyana : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Second Annual Progress Report: Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2006/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451816785

Keywords: poverty reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy paper, macroeconomic framework, external debt, data collection

Guyana continues to make progress in laying the foundation for poverty reduction, but at a slow pace. Critical issues remain to be addressed. Establishing an environment for sustained growth remains the main challe...