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Rwanda

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Source: Rwanda : Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries-Completion Point Document

Volume/Issue: 2005/173

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451833362

Keywords: debt, debt service, external debt, bilateral debt

This paper presents the Completion Point Document for consideration of Rwanda's Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries. The government has maintained the policy of protecting social sector budget a...

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...

BURUNDI: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2011

BURUNDI: Joint IMF/World Bank Debt Sustainability Analysis 2011 »

Source: Burundi : Seventh Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi.

Volume/Issue: 2012/28

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463935825

Keywords: debt, external debt, debt management, central bank

Burundi's economy has continued to grow at a slower pace than envisaged owing to the impact of food and fuel shocks on aggregate demand. The macroeconomic outlook remains broadly positive but subject to risks that...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2012/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475534481

Keywords: social protection, good governance, regulatory framework, social services, drinking water

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF. Updated every three y...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/191

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475566444

Keywords: social security, social services, basic social services, incidence of poverty, poverty reduction strategy

This paper on Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers on Guinea explains medium-term development framework to achieve Millennium Development Goals and fulfill the authorities' vision of Guinea as an emerging economy in 1...

Angola

Angola »

Source: Angola : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1995/122

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451800470

Keywords: oil sector, external debt, oil companies, central bank, debt service, Recent Economic Developments,

This paper describes economic developments in Angola during the 1990s. A major decline in economic conditions occurred in 1993, in the wake of the resumption of the civil war. In 1993, inflation reached unprecedent...

Republic of Madagascar

Republic of Madagascar »

Source: Republic of Madagascar : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/303

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451825374

Keywords: prevention, young people, social protection, malnutrition, vocational training

Developing and boosting the private sector, in the area of industry, trade, and private sector, actions for securing investment, promoting investment, developing partnerships in Madagascar produced positive results...

From Ambition to Execution

From Ambition to Execution »

Source: From Ambition to Execution : Policies in Support of Sustainable Development Goals

Volume/Issue: 2015/18

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Stefania Fabrizio , Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu , Catherine Pattillo , Adrian Peralta-Alva , Andrea Presbitero , Baoping Shang , Genevieve Verdier , Marie-Therese Camilleri , Kazuaki Washimi , Lisa Kolovich , Monique Newiak , Martin Cihak , Inci Otker , Luis-Felipe Zanna , and Carol Baker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513573304

Keywords: Inclusive growth, Income inequality, Gender, Environmental sustainability, Sustainable development, Fiscal policy, Developing countries, sustainable development goals, growth, structural transformation

The formal launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) sets the global development agenda through 2030, placing significant emphasis on promoting social and environmental sustainability alongside economic gr...

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...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Managing the Oil Revenue Boom : The Role of Fiscal Institutions

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Villafuerte , Rolando Ossowski , Theo Thomas , and Paulo Medas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589067189

Keywords: Financial institutions, Oil revenues, oil-producing countries, fiscal policy, oil prices, fiscal rules

Oil-producing countries have benefited from rising oil prices in recent years, with important implications for their external and fiscal balances. The average price of oil tripled from US$18 a barrel in 1999...