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Jamaica :, Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Economic activity is weak, but showing incipient signs of a recovery. Domestic financial markets remain stable and the growth outlook has improved. Better prospects for agriculture, mining and quarrying, and construction are expected to increase growth. Macroeconomic performance under the program continues to be positive. Jamaica has taken advantage of the favorable market conditions to ease monetary conditions and build international reserves, and continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to the program. The financial sector has weathered well the impact of the debt exchange
Table of contents
Cover; Contents; I. Recent Developments and Outlook; Figures; 1. External Sector Developments; 2. Financial Sector Indicators; II. Performance Under the Program; III. Policy Discussions; Tables; 1. Program Monitoring: Quantitative Performance Criteria (PC) under Jamaica's SBA; A. Fiscal Policy; B. Fiscal Reform Agenda; C. Financial Sector; D. Monetary Policy; IV. Staff Appraisal; Boxes; 1. Public Sector Salary Disputes; 2. Selected Economic Indicators; 3. Selected Economic Indicators; 4. Summary of Central Government Operations; 5. Summary of Central Government Operations
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