Liberia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Publication Date: December 21, 2012

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Summary: The 2012 Article IV Consultation with Liberia discusses the economic developments and policies of the country. Liberia recorded strong macroeconomic performance under the three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement, but poverty continued to be pervasive. The short- to medium-term outlook has remained favorable, although subject to considerable risks. Following resumption of iron ore exports in 2011, real GDP growth is estimated at 9 percent in 2012, supported by strong growth in the mining sector and expansionary fiscal policy for infrastructure investment. IMF staff supports the authorities’ request for a successor arrangement under the ECF.
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Natural resources | Fiscal policy | Governance | Public investment | Infrastructure | External borrowing | Debt sustainability analysis | Monetary policy | Economic indicators | Staff Reports | Public information notices | Liberia

Publication Date: December 21, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475542769/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1LBREA2012005 Pages: 176
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