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Republic of Croatia :, 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Croatia

Croatia's economic growth accelerated, but external imbalances continued to increase. Executive Directors commended the strong performance accompanied by commendable prudent policies and continued strengthening of financial supervision. They emphasized the need for continued policy efforts to mitigate imbalances and sustain high growth. They stressed the need to continue fiscal adjustment so as to manage domestic demand, address macroeconomic imbalances, and accelerate structural reforms. Directors welcomed the authorities’ intention to continue to reduce general government deficit and also pointed the importance of ensuring the sustainability of the pension system
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Background; II. Macroeconomic Outlook and Risks; III. Policy Issues; A. Monetary, Exchange Rate, and Financial Sector Policies; B. Fiscal Policy; C. Structural Issues; IV. Staff Appraisal; Tables; 1. Key Macroeconomic Indicators, 2003-08; 2a. Balance of Payments (in millions of euros), 2003-13; 2b. Balance of Payments (in percent of GDP), 2003-13; 3. Consolidated General Government Finances, 2003-13; 4. Monetary Accounts, 2004-08; 5. Financial Soundness Indicators, 2001-07; 6. Indicators of External and Financial Vulnerability, 2003-08
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