Portugal : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

May 19, 1999

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper reviews economic developments in Portugal—Macau during 1997–99. It highlights the way in which Macau’s economic development evolved over the years. The paper discusses developments in prices, wages, and employment, and sheds light on how the product and labor markets adjusted to external shocks—in particular to the Asian crisis as well as the increased competition faced by the economy in recent years (1997–99). The paper also reviews the budgetary process and budgetary developments and highlights structural problems that are inherent in the fiscal system.

Series:

Country Report No. 99/41

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

May 19, 1999

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451824636/1934-7685

Stock No:

1MACEA0011999

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

68

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