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Mauritius :, Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Abstract
This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that with subdued international prices, inflationary pressures in Mauritius declined in 2013, despite the public sector wage increases. The unemployment rate was unchanged compared with 2012 at 8 percent. Credit to private sector growth remained robust. On the external front, the current account deficit widened to almost 10 percent of GDP in 2013. The reserve cover of imports of goods and services stayed constant at 4½ months with the Bank of Mauritius accumulating additional net international reserves. The structural primary deficit was broadly unchanged relative to 2011
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; RECENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS; FIGURES; 1. Macroeconomic Developments, 2006-13; OUTLOOK AND RISKS; MACROECONOMIC POLICIES FOR 2014; A. Fiscal Policy; 2. Macroeconomic Projections, 2006-19; B. Monetary Policy; 3. Interest Rate Disconnect; 4. Bank Excess Cash Holdings; C. External Sector Assessment; MEDIUM-TERM MACROECONOMIC AND STRUCTURAL POLICIES; A. Fiscal Consolidation and Public Sector Reforms; B. Financial Sector Issues; BOX; 1. Further Pension Reforms; C. Raising Potential Growth; D. Statistical Issues; STAFF APPRAISAL; TABLES
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (86 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781484367834

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