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Uganda :, Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation and Fourth Review Under the Policy Support Instrument

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that Uganda’s recent economic performance has been favorable. Real GDP growth is projected at 5.24 percent for FY2014/15 supported by a fiscal stimulus and a recovery in private consumption. Annual core inflation increased to 4.75 percent in May, from very depressed levels, mainly fueled by the shilling depreciation pass-through. The current account deficit is set to widen to about 9 percent of GDP reflecting increasing capital goods imports, but international reserves remain adequate. The outlook is promising. Growth is estimated at 5.75 percent in FY2015/16 and an average 6.25 percent over the medium-term
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; CONTEXT; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS; BOXES; 1. Response to 2013 Article IV Consultation's Key Recommendations; 2. Effects of Rebasing Gross Domestic Product; 3. Impact of the Decline in International Oil Price; FIGURES; 1. Recent Economic Developments; ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND RISKS; SUPPORTING MEDIUM-TERM GROWTH; 4. Developing Infrastructure; 5. Enhancing Tax Revenue; MAINTAINING FISCAL RESTRAINT WHILE RAISING PUBLIC INVESTMENT; 6. Stregthening Social Protection; 2. Fiscal Developments and Outlook; PROTECTING THE INFLATION OBJECTIVE; 3. Monetary Sector Developments and Outlook
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non fiction
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1 online resource (144 p.)
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