ST. Vincent and the Grenadines : Staff Report for the 1999 Article IV Consultation

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

December 20, 1999

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 1999 Article IV Consultation highlights that during 1990–98, St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ real annual GDP growth and inflation averaged 4 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Tourism’s importance to the economy grew, and agriculture’s fell, with other sectors’ contributions remaining relatively stable. In 1999, real GDP growth and inflation are expected to slow to about 4 percent and 2 percent, respectively. The overall public sector surplus is expected to increase slightly about 1 percent of GDP.

Series:

Country Report No. 99/141

Subject:

Notes:

Included with the Staff Report are the text of Public Information Notice No. 99/108--IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with St. Vincent and the Grenadines and a Statement by Mr. Thomas A. Bernes, Executive Director, on November 10, 1999.

English

Publication Date:

December 20, 1999

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451839906/1934-7685

Stock No:

1VCTEA0011999

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

38

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