former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the IMF

Country's Policy Intentions Documents

See also:
Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia1
Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility
Medium-Term Economic and Financial Policy Framework Paper, 1998–2000

Prepared by the FYRM Authorities in Collaboration with
the Staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
June 4, 1998

  1. Introduction

  2. Economic Performance During 1997

  3. Objectives and Policies for 1998–2000
    1. Overall Strategy and Macroeconomic Framework
    2. Fiscal Policy and Budget Reforms
      Taxation Policies
      Expenditure Policies
      Public Investment Program
    3. Monetary Policy and Financial Market Development
    4. Banking Sector and Payments System Reform
    5. Privatization and Enterprise Restructuring
    6. External Policies
    7. Sectoral Policies
      Transport and Communications
    8. Improving Macroeconomic Statistics
  4. Social Security and Human Resources Development
    1. Pension System
    2. Social Assistance
    3. Labor Market Policies and Unemployment Benefits
    4. Education
    5. Health
  5. Technical Assistance
  6. External Financing Requirements and Debt Management
  1. Summary and Timetable for Macroeconomic and Structural Measures Under the ESAF-Supported Program, 1998– 2000
  2. Main Economic Indicators, 1993– 2000
  3. Demographic and Social Indicators
  4. External Financing Requirements and Sources, 1997–2000

1In accordance with item 5 of Executive Board Decision No. 10237-(92/150), the designation "former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" is used provisionally by the Fund until a name is agreed upon between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Fund.