Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

November 17, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This Selected Issues paper analyzes Russia's growth performance, the recovery in output, factors behind the post-crisis recovery, the role of the ruble depreciation and higher international energy prices, and labor market trends. The paper describes the developments in the government budget since the August 1998 crisis, determinants of revenue performance, recent tax reform, and the outstanding structural issues in the fiscal sector. It also provides a statistical appendix and annexes regarding the changes in the exchange system and the external trade regime, 1999–2000.

Series:

Country Report No. 00/150

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 17, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451944945/1934-7685

Stock No:

1RUSEA0022000

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

121

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