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.
In response to a request for IMF technical assistance (TA) made by the Botswana authorities and in consultation with the IMF's African Department, a government finance statistics
(GFS) TA mission from the IMF's Statistics Department (STA) visited Gaborone during April 13-26, 2016. The mission is part of the GFS Module of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development-funded Enhanced Data Dissemination Initiative 2.
The main objective of the mission was to continue to assist the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) in the compilation and dissemination of fiscal statistics in accordance with the guidelines of the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 and Public Sector Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users.