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Senegal :, Staff Report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Policy Support Instrument, and Request for Waiver of Assessment Criterion and Modification of Assessment Criteria: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Senegal

Abstract
Senegal’s staff report for the 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights the rapidly rising energy and food prices, and the high inflation in 2007 that put pressure on the fiscal and external accounts. Senegal’s macroeconomic policies were being pursued under an economic program supported by the IMF’s Policy Support Instrument (PSI), which was approved in November 2007. Executive Directors observed scope for improving the targeting of the existing measures while minimizing economic distortions so that they remained consistent with macroeconomic stability and debt sustainability
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Introduction; II. Higher Economic Growth But Worrisome Surge in Food and Energy Prices; Figures; 1. Recent Macroeconomic Developments, 2001-07; III. The PSI-An Overall Good Program Start But Some Fiscal Slippages; IV. Key Economic Challenges; A. Overview; B. Growth, Poverty, and Competitiveness; 2. Millennium Development Goals, 1990-2015; Boxes; 1. Assessment of Senegal's REER; 2. Structural Impediments to Higher Competitiveness; 3. Export Performance; 3. The Government's Investment Strategy; 4. FDI in Senegal; C. Challenges to Fiscal Sustainability
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (102 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9786613865229

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