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

Abstract
Over the past two years, economic activity in Palau has been slowed. Executive Directors welcomed the authorities’ disciplined policies, strong financial sector legislation, and prudent management of foreign grants. They encouraged the authorities to build a strong fiscal consolidation and improve the business environment. Directors applauded the authorities’ strong efforts to reduce expenditure. They stressed the need for strengthening tax administration and commended the well regulated financial sector, and encouraged the authorities to improve the coverage, reliability, and timeliness of key economic statistics
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Background; II. Recent Economic Developments; III. Issues for Discussion; A. Fiscal Policy; Boxes; 1. Toward a Sustainable Fiscal Policy; B. Financial Sector; C. Exchange Rate Regime and Trade Policies; D. Structural Reforms; E. Statistical and Other Issues; 2. Republic of Palau: Managing Climate Change; IV. Staff Appraisal; Figures; 1. Real and External Developments; 2. Fiscal Developments; 3. Indicators of Investment Climate, 2007; Tables; 1. Selected Economic Indicators, 2001/02-2007/08; 2. Balance of Payments, 2000/01-2007/08
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (42 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280920868

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