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Source: Sri Lanka : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1998/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451823455

Keywords: banking, commercial banks, foreign currency, banking units, capital expenditure, Sri Lanka:,

This paper reviews economic developments in Sri Lanka during 1995-97. After slowing to 4 percent in 1996, economic growth recovered to 61/2 percent in 1997. The slowdown in 1996 had been mainly owing to a severe dr...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2003/106

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451823424

Keywords: expenditure, poverty reduction strategy, macroeconomic framework, poverty reduction strategy paper, data sources, Joint Staff Assessment,

The paper presents key findings of the Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Sri Lanka. Despite the country's substantial achievements in human development and the economy's exte...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Recent Economic and Policy Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/136

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451823394

Keywords: inflation, central bank, monetary policy, foreign currency, inflation targeting

This paper reviews economic and policy developments in Sri Lanka during 1996-98. Despite the slowdown in world trade and economic growth, Sri Lanka's economy grew in 1998 at close to its historic average rate. The...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/374

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451823592

Keywords: capital stock, tfp, human capital, capital formation, growth accounting

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka underlies the dynamics of growth and external competitiveness. The slowdown in the contribution of sectors that are labor intensive, together with faster growth in sectors th...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451823363

Keywords: agricultural exports, export duties, trade taxes, per capita income, exports of goods

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka provides background information on economic developments during 1995 and the first half of 1996 and on key policy issues in the current setting. The paper notes that the econ...

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Source: Sri Lanka : 2013 Article IV Consultation and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2013/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484320433

Keywords: inflation, central bank, foreign exchange

The paper discusses the economic developments and policies in Sri Lanka in recent years. Substantial adjustments in energy prices and operational and financial reforms have helped to improve the performance of stat...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2002/233

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451823523

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, public finance, budgetary funds, budget process

This report evaluates the Observance of Standards and Codes on Fiscal Transparency for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has achieved a substantial degree of fiscal transparency in several important areas, including the legal a...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Use of Fund Resources-Request for an Extended Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Statement; News Brief on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2003/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451823486

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

This paper examines Sri Lanka's Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF), and a Request for an Extended Arrangement. In line with the Poverty Reduction Strategy Pa...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module-Update

Volume/Issue: 2005/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451823554

Keywords: budget estimates, contingent liabilities, fiscal management, quasi-fiscal activities

This report on Sri Lanka's Observance of Standards and Codes highlights the fiscal transparency module. The 2003 Fiscal Management Act has improved the transparency of government fiscal policy. There has been littl...

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Source: Sri Lanka : Price Changes and the Poor

Volume/Issue: 1991/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anne Gulde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1991

ISBN: 9781451973709

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, structural adjustment, adjustment program, adjustment measures

This paper examines the short-run impact of Sri Lanka’s recent structural adjustment program on the poorest segments of society. While the ultimate goal of all macroeconomic adjustment programs is to overcom...