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West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) :, Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries

Abstract
This West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) IMF staff report focuses on common policies for member countries. The region continued to experience a strong upswing in 2013, and the immediate outlook is for further vigorous growth and moderate inflation. Delays in implementing reforms, at both the national and regional levels, are the principal medium-term risk. It highlights that with continued strong growth projected for the region, countries are encouraged to seek opportunities to strengthen fiscal sustainability while maintaining public investment efforts
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; ROBUST GROWTH WITH MODERATE DOWNSIDE RISKS; A. Recent Developments; B. Outlook and Risks; COORDINATING POLICIES TO ENSURE STABILITY AND SUPPORT GROWTH; A. Macroeconomic Policy Mix in 2014; B. Monetary Policy Effectivenss; C. Fiscal Policy Coorindation; D. Other Areas for Policy Coordination; ACCELERATING FINANCIAL SECTOR REFORMS; TOWARD A MORE DYNAMIC AND RESILIENT ECONOMIC UNION; STAFF APPRAISAL; FIGURES; 1. Medium Term Outlook, 2010-2018; 2. Sensitivity of Public Debt to Lower Growth; 3. Monetary Policy and Inflation, 2008-2014
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (88 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780148434196

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