Samoa : 2012 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Debt Sustainability Analysis, Public Information Notice, Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Publication Date: August 29, 2012

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Summary: After a moderate recovery in 2010–11, the Samoan economy has shown signs of slowing down amid rising inflation. After two consecutive years of contraction, real GDP has expanded by 2 percent in 2010–11. The Central Bank of Samoa has maintained an accommodative monetary policy to support economic activity. However, continued structural reforms are required to lift Samoa’s economic growth and to ensure financial stability. Considerable progress has been made in tapping customary land for productive use.
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Debt sustainability analysis | Economic growth | Economic indicators | Exchange rate appreciation | External shocks | Fiscal reforms | Public debt | Reserves adequacy | Staff Reports

Publication Date: August 29, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475506655/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1WSMEA2012001 Pages: 63
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