Colombia:Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

Publication Date:

August 2, 2018

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This fiscal transparency evaluation (FTE) report assesses fiscal transparency practices in Colombia against the first three pillars of the IMF’s Fiscal Transparency Code. Fiscal forecasting and budgeting—Pillar II—is the strongest area in Colombia’s FTE. Half of the related indicators are advanced, mostly in the areas of: (1) orderliness of the legislative process and the adequacy of powers and information available to Congress; (2) credibility of economic and fiscal forecasts; and (3) medium-term forecasts and policy orientation. Fiscal reporting—Pillar I—and fiscal risk analysis and management—Pillar III—also reveal clear strengths. Fiscal reporting practices are advanced in terms of the coverage of fiscal institutions in fiscal reports and timeliness of annual financial statements.

Series:

Country Report No. 2018/250

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

August 2, 2018

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484372159/1934-7685

Stock No:

1COLEA2018004

Pages:

104

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