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Samoa :, 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

After a moderate recovery in 2010–11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010–11. The Central Bank of Samoa has maintained an accommodative monetary policy to support economic activity. However, continued structural reforms are required to lift Samoa’s economic growth and to ensure financial stability. Considerable progress has been made in tapping customary land for productive use
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; CONTEXT; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND OUTLOOK; ENSURING INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL BALANCES; MANAGING RISKS; RAISING LONG-TERM GROWTH; OTHER ISSUES; STAFF APPRAISAL; BOXES; 1. Exchange Rate Assessment; 2. Exchange Rate Adjustment Scenario; 3. Improving the Efficiency of Public Enterprises; 4. Promoting Economic Use of Customary Land; FIGURES; 1. Economic Development; 2. Relative Performance; TABLES; 1. Selected Economic and Financial Indicators, 2006/07-2012/13; 2. Illustrative Medium-Term Baseline Scenario, 2006/07-2016/17; 3. Balance of Payments, 2006/07-2012/13
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