In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.A substantial fall in tobacco prices would adversely affect export proceeds, the income of farmers and dampen growth. Given the size ... Other risks include adverse weather conditions and policy reversals in the lead up to the 2014 general elections. ... The authorities should stand ready to tighten policies if signs emerge of second round effects from the recent increase in civil service wages and salaries.
|Title||:||Malawi: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Staff Report;Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Malawi|
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund. African Dept.|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2013-05-22|