Democratic republic of São Tomé and Príncipe : Staff Report for the 2005 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

October 10, 2006

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

São Tomé and Príncipe pursued economic reforms and tried to reduce poverty amidst macroeconomic imbalances under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) program. Executive Directors supported the authorities’ decision to sustain the process of fiscal consolidation, and stressed the need for implementing a good budget and public expenditure management system. They commended the monetary and financial stances and the central bank’s international reserve position; welcomed the authorities' commitment to improve coverage, timeliness, and periodicity of basic macroeconomic statistics; and emphasized to accelerate structural reforms and achieve full transparency in oil revenue management.

Series:

Country Report No. 06/349

Subject(s):

English

Publication Date:

October 10, 2006

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451835106/1934-7685

Stock No:

1STPEA2006002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

109

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