Statement by an IMF Technical Assistance Mission to Honduras

Press Release No. 06/194
September 8, 2006

Mr. Mario Garza, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) resident representative in Tegucigalpa, issued the following statement today:

"At the request of the Government of Honduras, a technical assistance mission from the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the IMF visited Tegucigalpa during August 29-September 8, 2006. The purpose of the mission was to support the authorities' efforts to further improve the operation of monetary policy, which is important to maintain low inflation and continued economic growth. As is customary, upon returning to Washington, the mission will prepare a report for the Honduran government on its technical assessment."



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