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Malawi :, Staff Report for the 2004 Article IV Consultation

Abstract
This 2004 Article IV Consultation highlights that Malawi's real GDP grew by an annual average of 3 percent in 2002–03. Agricultural production rebounded from the drought in 2001, but the 2004 harvest was affected by a drought. Macroeconomic imbalances, high interest rates, and infrastructure constraints have adversely affected the non-agricultural economy. Malawi’s performance under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement, approved in December 2000, was disappointing. The authorities have requested IMF staff to monitor their economic program to establish a track record that could lead to a new PRGF arrangement
Table Of Contents
""Contents""; ""EXECUTIVE SUMMARY""; ""I. INTRODUCTION""; ""II. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND PROGRAM PERFORMANCE""; ""III. REPORT ON DISCUSSIONS""; ""IV. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND DATA ISSUES""; ""V. STAFF APPRAISAL""; ""APPENDIX""
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (67 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781451998986

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