Albania : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Albania

Publication Date: October 21, 2011
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Summary: The global crisis left Albania fairly unscathed and ushered in the needed economic rebalancing. The policy framework has been challenged in the post-crisis environment significant headwinds. Despite improvement, external imbalances remain elevated. Fiscal consolidation in terms of a more realistic macroeconomic framework will require credible measures and sustained efforts. Financial sector supervision and regulation will need to stay ahead of evolving challenges. Boosting productivity by attracting foreign investment is essential for higher sustainable growth.
Series: Country Report No. 11/313
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic conditions | Economic indicators | Financial stability | Fiscal consolidation | Government expenditures | Productivity | Staff Reports

Publication Date: October 21, 2011
ISBN/ISSN: 9781463922665/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1ALBEA2011003 Pages: 61
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