Burundi : 2012 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria: Staff Report; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burundi

Publication Date: August 06, 2012
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Summary: This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that despite a difficult economic and social context, Burundi has made steady, though uneven, progress in implementing its Extended Credit Facility (ECF)-supported economic reforms. Real GDP growth is estimated to have increased to 4.2 percent in 2011. The medium-term macroeconomic outlook is challenging. Risks emanate from a delicate social situation given persistent shocks and the high cost of living. Executive Directors have emphasized the importance of pursuing public financial management reforms to foster greater transparency and accountability, and to strengthen institutional capacity.
Series: Country Report No. 12/226
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Debt management | Extended Credit Facility | Financial management | Financial sector | Performance criteria modifications | Revenue mobilization | Staff Reports

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Publication Date: August 06, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475505016/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1BDIEA2012004 Pages: 101
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