Gabon : Background Paper

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

January 2, 1996

Summary:

This paper provides background material to the IMF staff report for the 1995 Article IV Consultation with Gabon. It provides an overview of Gabon’s economic and financial performance since independence, highlighting the five distinct phases and the economic strategies pursued by the authorities. The paper presents an overview of developments in the oil sector, and analyzes the structure of the balance of payments. The paper also reviews the public enterprise sector and its financial performance.

Series:

Country Report No. 95/129

Subject:

Notes:

This report on Gabon was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Gabon, or the Executive Board of the IMF.

English

Publication Date:

January 2, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451813845/1934-7685

Stock No:

1GABEA0011995

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

134

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