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Iraq :, 2007 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Financing Assurances Review, and Requests for Extension of the Arrangement, Waiver of Applicability, and Waivers for Nonobservance of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Iraq

Abstract
This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that Iraq’s economic growth has been slower than expected at the time of the last Article IV Consultation, mainly because the expected expansion of oil production has not materialized. Following a decline in oil production and real GDP in 2005, economic growth is estimated at 6¼ percent in 2006. Progress in implementing the structural reforms has been made. Official fuel prices have been increased to levels in other oil-exporting countries in the region, and private sector importation of fuel products has been liberalized
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Introduction; II. Background; A. Political and Security Environment; B. Social and Human Development; C. Institutional and Administrative Capacity; Figures; 1. Violence Indicators, June 2003-May 2007; Boxes; 1. Quality of Life; III. Recent Economic Developments; 2. The Development Fund for Iraq; 2. Crude Oil Production, January 2005-March 2007; 3. Annual Consumer Price Inflation, August 2004-June 2007; 4. Daily Forex Sales and Nominal Exchange Rate, May 2006-June 2007; 5. Fiscal Developments, 2004-07; IV. Policy Discussions
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (66 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280898006

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