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Regional Economic Outlook, May 2007, Middle East and Central Asia

Strong economic performance across the Middle East and Central Asia is examined against the background of high prices for energy and other commodities. Common economic trends are presented, while prospects and policies are reviewed for the coming year in light of the global economic environment. This latest REO includes boxes treating specific regional topics, such as financial sector reforms and integration in Maghreb countries; economic developments in oil-exporting countries in response to changes in petroleum prices; and the growth boom in the Caucasus and Central Asia
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Recent Macroeconomic Developments and Prospects; Highlights; Background; Recent Economic Developments; Figures; 1 Global real GDP growth; 2 Real GDP growth in MCD; 3 External current account balance; 4 Non-oil commodity prices; Boxes; 1 What Is Behind the Growth Boom in the Caucasus and Central Asia?; 5 Gross official reserves; 6 Central government fiscal balance; 7 Total government debt; 8 Counterparts to money supply; 9 Credit to the private sector; 10 Consumer prices; 11 Nominal effective exchange rates; 12 Real effective exchange rates
Literary Form
non fiction
"May 2007."
Physical Description
1 online resource (56 p.)
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