Statement by an IMF Technical Assistance Mission to Honduras

Press Release No. 06/222
October 18, 2006

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

"At the request of the authorities, a mission from the Statistics Department of the IMF visited Tegucigalpa during October 4-18, 2006. Based on best practices, the mission assisted the authorities' plans to further improve the compilation of the government finance statistics to enhance fiscal analysis. Upon return to Washington, the mission will prepare a final report, which will document its technical assessment and recommendations."



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