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Zambia: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Commodity Prices and Exchange Rate Volatility: Lessons from South Africa’s Capital Account Liberalization

Author/Editor: Rabah Arezki, Elena Dumitrescu, Andreas Freytag, Marc Quintyn.

Release Date: June, 2012

Price: $18.00

We examine the relationship between South African Rand and gold price volatility using monthly data for the period 1980-2010. Our main findings is that prior to capital account liberalization the more...



Regional Economic Outlook, October 2011, Middle East and Central Asia

Release Date: October, 2011

Price: $35.00

The Arab Spring holds the promise of improved living standards and a more prosperous future for the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa region. At the same time, the region is witnessing more...



Botswana : Selected Issues

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

This paper suggests that it is essential to save a substantial portion of mineral revenues now to ensure fiscal sustainability for a post-diamond period. Taking the non-mineral primary balance into more...



Botswana : 2007 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Botswana

Release Date: February, 2008

Price: $18.00

Sound macroeconomic policies, good governance, and high levels of investment, supported by diamond and other mineral production, have moved Botswana into the ranks of middle-income countries. more...



Niger : Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Extension of the Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release of the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Release Date: December, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Niger. Growth prospects for 2007 are favorable, particularly because of strong more...



Angola : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: October, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Angola underlie monetary policy framework. Angola has adopted an anti-inflation policy that has led to a sharp decline in inflation. To more...



Democratic Republic of the Congo : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: September, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper describes the three phases of IMF engagement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with a view to drawing lessons that could prove useful in identifying objectives and more...



Republic of Mozambique : Selected Issues

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Mozambique reports key policy and institutional issues in the macroeconomic management of scaled-up aid and in promoting sustainable private-sector led more...



The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia’s 2007 Article IV Consultation reports on the macroeconomic imbalances and on maintaining medium-term macroeconomic stability while fostering growth more...



Republic of Congo : Staff-Monitored Program

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper on the Republic of Congo’s staff-monitored program (SMP) reports that the authorities and civil society pledged to work together to make resource management more transparent. The more...



Republic of Madagascar : Selected Issues

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Madagascar reports on the several key themes associated with longer-term development issues in Madagascar. As one of the poorest countries in sub-Saharan more...



Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: July, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Botswana underlies that diamond reserves are not adequate to generate enough permanent revenue to support the current level of expenditure. more...



Togo : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: June, 2007

Price: $18.00

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 more...



Republic of Congo : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Congo

Release Date: June, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that the implementation of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF)-supported program was broadly satisfactory for Congo in 2004–05. more...



Republic of Congo : Selected Issues

Release Date: June, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Congo analyzes the challenges of sustainable growth in the Republic of Congo. The paper highlights that it is paramount for the authorities to avoid more...



Republic of Congo : Statistical Appendix

Release Date: June, 2007

Price: $18.00

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 more...



The Kingdom of Swaziland : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that Swaziland’s economic performance has remained weak with growth averaging only 2 percent since 2000, owing to a substantial real appreciation of more...



The Gambia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper assesses The Gambia’s external competitiveness by reviewing developments in several indicators, ranging from exchange rate-based indices to survey-based assessments more...



Chad : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: January, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper aims at discussing the impact of the oil windfall on Chad, with a focus on growth, poverty, competitiveness, and fiscal policy challenges posed by the oil revenue outlook. more...



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