Bangladesh : 2007 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

July 10, 2007

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The staff report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation on Bangladesh highlights recent developments and policy discussions. Bangladesh’s growth outlook and external position remain robust, but inflation has picked up. Overall macroeconomic stability has been maintained, but fiscal performance continues to suffer from structural weaknesses. Executive Directors welcomed the planned reforms in the area of public financial management and the adoption by major ministries of the medium-term budget framework. They supported the recent reforms to promote transparency, fair elections, and the prevention of money laundering.

Series:

Country Report No. 07/234

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

July 10, 2007

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451804249/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BGDEA2007003

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

61

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