Vanuatu : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

March 5, 2007

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper focuses on the reasons for the historically weak performance of Vanuatu. Among the key factors, growth has been hindered by substantial barriers to private sector development. Impediments include political uncertainty, high costs of doing business, poor and costly infrastructure, incomplete secured transactions framework, and weak land and property rights. Although these problems are not uncommon in the Pacific island region, Vanuatu’s progress in these structural reforms has been particularly slow, deterring foreign investment and reducing external competitiveness.

Series:

Country Report No. 07/93

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 5, 2007

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451840582/1934-7685

Stock No:

1VUTEA2007002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

18

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