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7 Political Instability and Growth in the Central African Republic, a Neighbor of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

7 Political Instability and Growth in the Central African Republic, a Neighbor of the Democratic Republic of the Congo »

Source: Postconflict Economics in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lessons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Series: Books

Author(s): Jean Clément

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2005

ISBN: 9781589062528

Keywords: civil war, civil wars, military, political instability, real gdp

Section I. Introduction The Central African Republic (C.A.R.), a landlocked nation about the size of France, is one of the poorest countries in the world. It ranked 168th out of 175...

Revenue Administration

Revenue Administration »

Source: Revenue Administration : Administering Revenues from Natural Resources - A Short Primer

Volume: 14

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Andrea Lemgruber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498349673

Keywords: Natural resource taxation, Natural resources, Revenue administration, Tax administration

Many developing countries have significant natural resource endowments, presenting a remarkable opportunity to boost long-term growth. However, this opportunity comes with enormous challenges. To maximize social an...

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Opportunities and Challenges

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Opportunities and Challenges »

Source: The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Opportunities and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2003/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , and Norbert Funke

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2003

ISBN: 9781451849080

Keywords: NEPAD, Integration, fdi, macroeconomic stability, foreign direct investment, direct investment, market access, Economic Development: General, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

This paper reviews major issues involved in achieving the objectives of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). Using a simple framework for evaluation, the analysis highlights considerations relevant...

Republic of Congo: Staff–Monitored Program—Informational Annex

Republic of Congo: Staff–Monitored Program—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Congo : Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2008/173

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451808674

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, debt relief

Social and political stability has improved in Congo, but the security situation is fragile. Executive Directors welcomed the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP), which was designed to safeguard fiscal and external stabi...

Republic of Congo: First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criterion

Republic of Congo: First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criterion »

Source: Republic of Congo : First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement, and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria and Modification of Performance Criterion

Volume/Issue: 2005/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2005

ISBN: 9781451808582

Keywords: debt, revenues, budget, debt service, Congo,

The staff report for the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility on the Republic of Congo highlights economic development and fiscal policy. Reflecting the rise in oil prices, the fiscal and cu...

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo »

Source: Republic of Congo : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505993

Keywords: expenditure, mtef, social services, social protection, expenditures, Congo,

This note reviews the Republic of Congo's Poverty Reduction, Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (PRSP). PRSP outlines a comprehensive framework for the reduction of poverty and emphasizes diversifying the economy...

Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries

Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Modeling Macro-Critical Energy Sectors in Low-Income Countries : A General Framework and an Application to Côte d'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 2008/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Holger Fabig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451870145

Keywords: Energy sector modeling, low-income countries, hydrocarbon production, petroleum products, C&;amp;#x00F4;te d&;amp;#x2019;Ivoire, crude oil, gas production, oil and gas,

This paper proposes a general framework for monitoring macro-critical energy sectors in low-income countries, defined as consisting of the three subsectors of crude oil and natural gas production, refinery, and ele...

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo »

Source: Republic of Congo : Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2008/173

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451808674

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, debt relief

Social and political stability has improved in Congo, but the security situation is fragile. Executive Directors welcomed the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP), which was designed to safeguard fiscal and external stabi...

Republic of Congo

Republic of Congo »

Source: Republic of Congo : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/242

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505986

Keywords: urban development, business climate, drinking water, land reform, social welfare, Congo,

The government of the Republic of Congo launched a program aimed at consolidating peace and promoting economic and social development. The objectives included improvement of governance and consolidation of peace an...

Emergence of the Gulf of Guinea in the Global Economy

Emergence of the Gulf of Guinea in the Global Economy »

Source: Emergence of the Gulf of Guinea in the Global Economy : Prospects and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2005/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Damian Ondo Mañe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862546

Keywords: Natural Resource Curse, Fiscal Policies, Institutional Quality, gas, natural gas, gas production, gas flaring, gas sector, Development Planning and Policy, Economywide Country Studies

The Gulf of Guinea's tremendous potential is creating investment opportunities for the region. Some of its resources, such as oil, minerals, and forests, continue to attract significant investments whereas others,...