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Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment: Options for Swaziland »

Source: Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter “Swaziland”) is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an economy he...

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment
			: Options for Swaziland

Restoring Sustainability in a Changing Global Environment : Options for Swaziland »

Volume: 13

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475589412.087

ISBN: 9781475589412

Keywords: Banking sector, Currency pegs, Debt sustainability analysis, External shocks, Reserves, Private sector, South Africa, Spillovers, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy

The Kingdom of Swaziland (hereinafter “Swaziland”) is a small, open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa with a population of 1.1 million people. It is a landlocked country with an economy he...

The Kingdom of Swaziland

The Kingdom of Swaziland »

Source: The Kingdom of Swaziland : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451836110

Keywords: central bank, taxable income, interest payments

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

The Kingdom of Swaziland
			: Statistical Appendix

The Kingdom of Swaziland : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2006/109

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451836110.002

ISBN: 9781451836110

Keywords: central bank, taxable income, interest payments

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L’exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L’exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne »

Source: Expansion, récession ou prospérité? L'exploitation des richesses naturelles en Afrique subsaharienne

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Charlotte Lundgren , Alun Thomas , and Robert York

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2013

Language: French

ISBN: 9781484374443

Keywords: oil, minerals, fiscal framework, governance, resource curse, Dutch disease, taxation, investment efficiency, capacity, extractive industries

Sizeable natural resource endowments and potentially large financial inflows from their extraction provide an unparalleled opportunity for economic growth and development in a growing number of sub-Saharan African...

Namibia

Namibia »

Source: Namibia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475520569

Keywords: fiscal policy, public debt, fiscal consolidation, government expenditure, fiscal position

This report reviews economic development of Namibia in the recent years after the global crisis. The country bounced back very well after the crisis. Namibia exhibited strong performance in the primary sectors, whi...

Namibia

Namibia »

Source: Namibia : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation.

Volume/Issue: 2012/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463939755

Keywords: public debt, current account, fiscal stance, public spending

Namibia's government has launched a major three-year fiscal initiative in 2011 aimed at increasing growth and employment. Public debt is rising rapidly, from a low base. The authorities intend to unwind the fiscal...

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse? »

Source: Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

Volume/Issue: 2006/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Atsushi Iimi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451863987

Keywords: natural resource, natural resource abundance, natural resource management, middle-income countries, Estimation, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development,

Botswana is typical of the countries that are endowed with abundant natural resources. Although it is commonly accepted that resource-rich economies tend to fail in accelerating growth, Botswana has experienced the...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho »

Source: Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: National Strategic Development Plan

Volume/Issue: 2012/102

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503241

Keywords: hiv, service delivery, maternal mortality, mortality rate, legal frameworks

This paper describes the Kingdom of Lesotho's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2012/13-2016/17. NSDP recognizes, as a point of departure, the need and urgency for Leso...

Uganda

Uganda »

Source: Uganda : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2010/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455204373

Keywords: teachers, science, primary education, primary school

Uganda's National Development Plan (NDP) stipulates medium-term strategic direction, development priorities, and implementation strategies. It also details Uganda's current development status, challenges, and oppor...