Solomon Islands : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criterion

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publication Date:

January 22, 2014

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Solomon Islands is slowly rebounding from the slowdown of the first half of 2013, when agriculture, logging, and gold production fell, owing mainly to unfavorable weather developments, lower terms of trade, and one-off factors. Real GDP growth is projected at 2.9 percent for 2013 and 4 percent for 2014. Risks are tilted to the downside, including from lower external demand and grants. Inflation has stabilized at about 6.5 percent and is expected to fall gradually as agricultural prices react to the recovery of production.

Series:

Country Report No. 14/12

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 22, 2014

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484374023/1934-7685

Stock No:

1SLBEA2014001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

99

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