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4. Reforming Energy Subsidies

4. Reforming Energy Subsidies »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, May 2013, Sub-Saharan Africa : Building Momentum in a Multi-Speed World

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484365151

Keywords: bond, bonds, sovereign bonds, sovereign bond, exchange rate

Introduction Energy subsidy reform 1 has been a long-standing policy challenge for both advanced and developing countries. In...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Sub-Saharan African »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066397.086

ISBN: 9781589066397

Keywords: debt, domestic debt, debt management, exchange rate regime, exporting countries

Sub-Saharan Africa's growth performance during the past three years has been the best in more than three decades, and higher oil revenues and increased debt relief have been used to make progress toward the Millenn...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451835090

Keywords: oil fields, oil resources, oil exploration, oil companies, Sao Tome and Principe,

The paper reviews the background and the existing institutional framework for oil sector development in São Tomé and Príncipe and the challenges faced in implementing transparency rules in all oil-related transacti...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451835090

Keywords: oil fields, oil resources, oil exploration, oil companies, Sao Tome and Principe,

The paper reviews the background and the existing institutional framework for oil sector development in São Tomé and Príncipe and the challenges faced in implementing transparency rules in all oil-related transacti...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451835090

Keywords: oil fields, oil resources, oil exploration, oil companies, Sao Tome and Principe,

The paper reviews the background and the existing institutional framework for oil sector development in São Tomé and Príncipe and the challenges faced in implementing transparency rules in all oil-related transacti...

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe »

Source: Democratic Republic of São Tomé And Príncipe : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2014/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475547009

Keywords: reduction strategy, poverty reduction strategy, basic social services, social services

This paper discusses Second National Poverty Reduction Strategy II (NPRS-II) (2012-2016) for Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. A comparison of the results of the 2000 and 2010 poverty profile, based on...

Lifting the Oil Curse
			: Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Lifting the Oil Curse : Improving Petroleum Revenue Management in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Harinder Malothra , Milan Cuc , Ulrich Bartsch , and Menachem Katz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063174.058

ISBN: 9781589063174

Keywords: fiscal policy, oil sector, oil companies, exchange rate, oil prices

How can a country turn oil revenues into a blessing rather than a curse? With growing international interest in new offshore oil deposits in sub-Saharan Africa, there is also greater scrutiny of the reasons why man...

Oil Exporters' Economic Development in an Interdependent World

Oil Exporters' Economic Development in an Interdependent World »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Amuzegar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750785.084

ISBN: 9781557750785

Keywords: opec, oil exporting, exporting developing countries, oil exports, oil exporting countries

Not unpredictably, there is a complex energy bind as we approach the end of the twentieth century. The oil importing industrial countries have anchored their industries, their means of transportation, their home co...

External Finance for Low-Income Countries

External Finance for Low-Income Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451957198.071

ISBN: 9781451957198

Keywords: debt, external debt, creditors, debt relief, debt overhang

Edited by Zubair Iqbal and Ravi Kanbur, this volume consists of papers presented at a joint IMF and World Bank conference on external financing for low-income countries. The primary focus was on the impact of exter...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Sub-Saharan Africa : Sustaining Growth amid Global Uncertainty »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352493.086

ISBN: 9781616352493

Keywords: exchange rate, exporters, exchange rate pegs, banking, inflation

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to record strong economic growth, despite the weaker global economic environment. Regional output rose by 5 percent in 2011, with growth set to increase slightly in 2012, helped by stil...