Uganda : Background Paper on Issues in Financial Sector Reform, and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 21, 1996

Summary:

This Background Paper examines issues in Uganda’s financial sector reform. In Uganda, reforms in the financial sector have included the liberalization of interest rates, the development of instruments of indirect monetary control, the modernization of banking legislation, the restructuring of the central bank, and reforms in the commercial banking system. These reforms are aimed at improving monetary management, which would enhance the prospects for achieving stabilization. Ultimately, financial sector reforms will contribute to long-term sustainable growth by mobilizing domestic savings and channeling these resources to the most profitable investment projects.

Series:

Country Report No. 96/51

Subject:

Notes:

This report was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.

English

Publication Date:

June 21, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451838602/1934-7685

Stock No:

1UGAEA0011996

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

77

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