Senegal : Second Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

April 15, 2002

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper assesses Senegal’s Second Review Under the Third Annual Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) and Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria. The authorities indicated that policies for the period ahead aimed at reducing poverty and maintaining macroeconomic stability, while pressing forward with structural reforms to enhance growth prospects. IMF and the World Bank staff have urged the authorities to take a cautious approach to undertaking a package of large infrastructure projects under consideration to ensure their economic viability and minimize any fiscal costs.

Series:

Country Report No. 02/81

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

April 15, 2002

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451833874/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SENEA0012002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

51

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