Uganda : Fifth Review Under The Policy Support Instrument And Request For Program Extension: Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Uganda

Publication Date: January 25, 2013
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Summary: Uganda has benefited from international reserve accumulation. The fiscal stance is tighter mainly owing to delays in execution of a large hydropower project. A suspension of budget support owing to theft of donor funds has curtailed spending plans and hurt growth prospects. The authorities have acknowledged the damage from corruption and responded to the concerns of development partners. Tight policies have led to the achievement of program targets. Sound macroeconomic policies need to be accompanied by reinforced efforts to fight corruption.
Series: Country Report No. 13/25
Subject(s): Policy Support Instrument | Economic growth | Fiscal policy | Government expenditures | Public investment | Infrastructure | Monetary policy | Inflation targeting | Governance | Banking sector | Economic indicators | Press releases | Staff Reports | Uganda

Publication Date: January 25, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475532517/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1UGAEA2013001 Pages: 69
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