The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
Executive Directors commend the government for successfully completing the Living Standard Measurement Survey. There is a need to improve governance, and the fight against corruption has to be prioritized crosscutting all reforms in the strategy. Maintaining a stable macroeconomic environment requires a continuation of policies that ensure low inflation, and fiscal and external sustainability. The implementation of the National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development has been satisfactory. Further, it is important to strengthen the government's capacity to formulate, implement, and monitor policies.