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Guyana :, 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Supplement, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion and Statement by the Executive Director for Guyana

Abstract
Despite external and domestic shocks, the Guyanese economy demonstrated resilience and registered a fifth consecutive year of robust growth in 2010. The authorities started making payouts to Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO) policyholders, in line with their plans to minimize fiscal costs. Efforts to improve the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) continued. Its new functional organization was consolidated, improving further the integrated tax information system (TRIPS), the profiling of taxpayers, and on-site inspections at the country’s ports of entry. Executive Directors endorsed the authorities’ Low Carbon Development Strategy
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Recent Developments; Boxes; 1. The Impact of Higher Oil Prices in Guyana; II. Medium-Term Outlook and Risks; 2. Key Policy Recommendations of the 2009 Article IV Consultation; III. Policy Discussions; A. Policy Framework to Contain Fiscal Risks and Protect Debt Sustainability; B. A Framework to Anchor Prices and Protect Financial Stability; C. Agenda for Supporting Sustainable Growth and Poverty Reduction; 3. Exchange Rate Assessment; D. Measures to Improve Official Data; IV. Staff Appraisal; Figures; 1. Comparative Regional Developments; 2. Real Sector Indicators
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (82 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781462371808

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