Mali: Technical Assistance Report - Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanism

Publication Date: February 04, 2014
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Summary: This Technical Assistance Report on Mali discusses automatic pricing mechanism options and identifies issues that need to be addressed for the application of such a mechanism. Mali stands to benefit from moving from the current discretionary approach to fuel product pricing to a transparent and automatic price adjustment mechanism. Although smoothing can help to mitigate the adverse impact of price increases and volatile international fuel prices, additional supporting policies are warranted. In particular, an effective safety net is required to protect the poorest and most vulnerable groups from the adverse impacts of sizeable domestic fuel price increases.
Series: Country Report No. 14/31
Subject(s): Oil pricing policy | Tax revenues | Fiscal management | Technical Assistance | Mali

Notes Also Available in French
Publication Date: February 04, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475565379/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1MLIEA2014001 Pages: 36
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