St. Lucia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publication Date:

February 24, 2020

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

St. Lucia’s near-term growth prospects are favorable, supported by large infrastructure investment and robust tourist inflows. However, longer-term growth continues to be impeded by high public debt, lingering vulnerabilities in the financial system, and structural impediments to private investment. Diminishing policy buffers further weaken the country’s resilience to external shocks against the backdrop of a precarious global outlook.

Series:

Country Report No. 20/54

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 24, 2020

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513530963/1934-7685

Stock No:

1LCAEA2020001

Format:

Paper

Pages:

82

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