Burundi : 2006 Article IV Consultation, Third and Fourth Reviews Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Modification of a Performance Criterion, Extension of the Arrangement, and Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Initiative for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

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International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

August 21, 2006

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Summary:

Burundi is emerging from more than a decade of civil conflict that started with the 1993 coup d’état against its first elected government. Macroeconomic developments in 2005 were broadly in line with the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program, although growth was lower at about 1 percent, largely because of a poor coffee harvest and worsening drought in the north. The 2006 budget, adopted in late 2005, envisaged a drop in revenues to 18.9 percent of GDP and spending of 40.8 percent of GDP.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/311

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Notes:

Also available online in French.

English

Publication Date:

August 21, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451802917/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BDIEA2006002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

109

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