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St. Vincent and the Grenadines :, Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility

Abstract
The Executive Board of the IMF has approved a disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 2.075 million under the Rapid Credit Facility for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to help the country manage the economic impact of Hurricane Tomas. The Board’s approval enables the immediate disbursement of the full amount. The late-October 2010 hurricane inflicted significant damage to agriculture, housing, and infrastructure. The initial assessment conducted by the government estimated the cost of damage at 5 percent of gross domestic product
Table Of Contents
Cover; Executive Summary; Contents; I. Background; II. Economic Performance Prior to the Hurricane; Box: Rebased GDP and CPI Series; III. Economic Impact of the Hurricane; IV. Policy Issues and Discussions; V. Access and Capacity to Repay; VI. Staff Appraisal; Tables; 1. Selected Social and Economic Indicators, 2008-12; 2. Summary of Central Government Operations, 2008-11; 3. Summary of Central Government Operations, 2008-11; 4. Balance of Payments Summary, 2008-11; 5. Monetary Survey, 2008-11; 6. Indicators of External and Financial Vulnerability, 2007-10; 7. Medium-Term Projections, 2008-16
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (59 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781463994105

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