Dominican Republic : Fourth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 13, 2011

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

In this study, owing to the global financial crisis, a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for the Dominican Republic was approved. The aim is to limit the procyclical policies in the short-term and discussions focused on policies necessary to ensure that the end-2011 and 2011 targets are observed. Administrative measures such as proindustria, withholding income tax, and indexation of specific tax are estimated to increase revenues. The conditional cash program “Solidaridad” is explained. Finally, various issues under the financial program are discussed.

Series:

Country Report No. 11/177

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 13, 2011

ISBN/ISSN:

9781455299751/1934-7685

Stock No:

1DOMEA2011003

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

81

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