Papua New Guinea : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 25, 2003

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix surveys the main reasons for Papua New Guinea’s disappointing economic performance, highlighting the key impediments to growth in each of the main sectors of the economy. The paper outlines the structural reforms that could help reduce these impediments, so that Papua New Guinea makes progress toward poverty alleviation and the restoration of sustainable development. The paper also describes the evolution of Papua New Guinea’s external debt structure, and assesses the sensitivity of debt dynamics to a number of shocks.

Series:

Country Report No. 03/176

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

June 25, 2003

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451831658/1934-7685

Stock No:

1PNGEA0012003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

76

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