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Kiribati :, 2013 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kiribati

Abstract
Kiribati is one of the poorest and most remote microstates in the Pacific. It is highly dependent on volatile fishing license fees, remittances, and donor assistance. The challenge is to implement fiscal and structural reforms to help ensure fiscal sustainability, promote private sector development, and increase its resilience to external shocks. Fully using its marine potential beyond fishing license fees will help to improve fiscal revenues and growth opportunities. More generally, private sector development is critical for both increasing growth and reducing fiscal pressures
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; BACKGROUND; OUTLOOK; POLICIES TO ACHIEVE FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY AND PROMOTE LONG-TERM GROWTH; A. Fiscal Policy; BOXES; 1. Restoring Fiscal Sustainability; B. State-owned Enterprises Reforms; C. Increasing Private Sector Growth Opportunities; 2. Utilizing Fishing Resources; 3. Supporting Private Sector Growth; D. Financial Sector; E. External Competiveness and Exchange Rate Assessment; STAFF APPRAISAL; APPENDIX; RISK ASSESSMENT MATRIX; FIGURES; 1. The Setting in a Cross-Country Context; 2. Fiscal Dynamics; TABLES; 1. Selected Economic Indicators, 2009-14
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (56 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781484350492

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