Burkina Faso : 2018 Article IV Consultation; First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement; Request for Waiver for Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Modification of a Performance Criterion-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Burkina Faso

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publication Date:

January 22, 2019

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Burkina Faso faces large social and physical infrastructure gaps, a deteriorating security situation, and unease among the rapidly-expanding population about economic prospects. Growth has been robust, averaging more than 6 percent over the past two years. Activity has been supported by expansionary fiscal policy, including from a boost to capital spending in 2017. Revenue has not increased as expected and the wage bill has been rising.

Series:

Country Report No. 19/15

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 22, 2019

ISBN/ISSN:

9781484394236/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BFAEA2019001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

128

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