Niger : Request for a New Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Niger

Publication Date: May 14, 2012
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Summary: Niger’s medium-term fiscal policy aims to support the growth strategy by creating fiscal space for increasing development spending while maintaining external debt sustainability. Economic activity in recent years has been affected by large swings in agricultural production. The authorities’ program is aimed at maintaining macroeconomic stability while increasing resilience to shocks; strengthening public finance and debt management; and supporting private and financial sector development. Medium-term fiscal policy will aim at maintaining debt sustainability while creating room for increased development spending.
Series: Country Report No. 12/109
Subject(s): Debt management | Debt sustainability | Economic indicators | Extended Credit Facility | Financial sector | Fiscal reforms | Natural resources | Staff Reports

Notes Also available in French
Publication Date: May 14, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475503562/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1NEREA2012001 Pages: 66
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