Gabon : 2006 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Gabon

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 23, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Gabon continues to enjoy record high oil prices, buoying both exports and government revenues. The critical medium-term challenge facing Gabon is managing the transition from an economy highly dependent on oil to a diversified economy that harnesses private sector initiative, and makes decisive progress in poverty reduction. The fiscal policy stance requires significant tightening. Raising economic growth and reducing poverty necessitate the acceleration of the structural reform agenda. Fostering transparency is a key ingredient to strengthening governance and accountability in Gabon.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/238

Subject:

Notes:

Also available online in French

English

Publication Date:

June 23, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451814002/1934-7685

Stock No:

1GABEA2006002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

66

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