Burkina Faso : Staff Report for the Second Review Under the Poverty Redaction and Growth Facility

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

February 2, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Burkina Faso recorded a solid economic performance in 1996–99, with sustained real GDP growth in the 5–6 percent range, subdued inflation, an improved fiscal position, and progress in liberalizing the economy. Monetary policy is conducted at the regional level by the Central Bank of West African States. The objective of the fiscal policy is to strengthen the budgetary position in order to remain within original program parameters. The authorities will implement a transparent and automatic pricing policy for petroleum products.

Series:

Country Report No. 01/27

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 2, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451803679/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BFAEA0012001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

70

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