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Niger :, Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Three- Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver and Modifications of Performance Criteria

Abstract
This paper discusses key findings of the 2006 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility for Niger. Macroeconomic performance and policy implementation have been broadly satisfactory. After a drought in 2004, a bumper harvest in late 2005 and good rains in 2006 have helped economic recovery, improved food security, and eased inflation. The fiscal deficit in 2006 is expected to be narrower than programmed, reflecting mainly lower spending on investment and food security
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Background; Boxes; 1. Progress in Implementing Structural Reforms (2000-2006); 2. Economic Growth and Productivity in Niger; II. Recent Economic Developments and Performance Under the Program; III. Policy Discussions; A. Key Achievements and Remaining Challenges; B. The Medium-Term Outlook; C. Macroeconomic Framework and Policies for 2007; IV. Statistical Issues; V. Staff Appraisal; Figure; 1. Selected Macroeconomic Indicators; Tables; 1. Proposed Schedule of Disbursements Under the PRGF Arrangement, 2006-08
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (89 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280896071

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