Kingdom of Swaziland : 2010 Article IV Consultation—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Swaziland

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

January 24, 2011

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The Swaziland economy continues to underperform, reflecting the impact of the global economic crisis. The impact of the crisis has been felt mostly in revenue transfers of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) to Swaziland. Executive Directors welcomed Fiscal Adjustment Roadmap (FAR), which focused on restoring fiscal sustainability, improving competitiveness, and strengthening financial supervision. They noted that key challenges are restoring fiscal sustainability, addressing HIV/AIDS, reducing poverty, and creating employment. Directors emphasized the need for fiscal adjustment and budgetary reforms. Directors noted that the banking system remains in good health.

Series:

Country Report No. 11/25

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 24, 2011

ISBN/ISSN:

9781455213818/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SWZEA2011001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

59

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