West African Economic and Monetary Union: Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries; Press Release; Statement by the Executive Director

Publication Date: March 21, 2014
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Summary: This West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) IMF staff report focuses on common policies for member countries. The region continued to experience a strong upswing in 2013, and the immediate outlook is for further vigorous growth and moderate inflation. Delays in implementing reforms, at both the national and regional levels, are the principal medium-term risk. It highlights that with continued strong growth projected for the region, countries are encouraged to seek opportunities to strengthen fiscal sustainability while maintaining public investment efforts.
Series: Country Report No. 14/84
Subject(s): Staff Reports | West African Economic and Monetary Union | Economic growth | Economic conditions | Fiscal policy | Workers remittances | Monetary policy | Monetary transmission mechanism | Banking sector | Bank supervision | Economic indicators | Press releases | West Africa

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Publication Date: March 21, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484341698/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1WAUEA2014001 Pages: 87
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