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Title Democratic Republic of the Congo : selected issues
Published Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (55 pages) : color illustrations
Series IMF country report ; no. 15/281
IMF country report ; no. 15/281
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; TAKING STOCK OF POVERTY IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO; A. Recent Progress in Poverty Reduction; B. Drivers of Progress; C. Main Challenges Going Forward; D. Policy Recommendations; References; FIGURES; 1. Indicators of Poverty; 2. Selected Social Indicators, 2005-12; 3. Macroeconomic Performance and Poverty; 4. Poverty Reduction, Unemployment, Underemployment; 5. Government Expenditures on Education and Health; 6. Poverty and Education; TABLES; 1. Millennium Development Goals; THE QUEST TOWARDS DIVERSIFICATION; A. The Structure of the Congolese Economy
4. Execution for Domestically FundedFINANCIAL INCLUSION IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: PERFORMANCE AND CHALLENGES; A. Recent Trends; B. Benchmarking DRC; C. Barriers to Access; D. Policy Recommendations; References; FIGURES; 1. Access to and Use of Financial Services; 2. Financial Inclusion Gaps in DRC and SSA; 3. Access Strand Across the Region; 4. Access Strands 2014 by Income Categories; 5. Mobile Money Accounts in DRC and SSA; 6. Enterprise Survey Indicators, 2013; APPENDIX TABLES; 1. Variables Description; 2. Regression Results
B. Growth and Factor InputsC. Export Diversification; D. The Congolese Informal Economy: a Digression; E. Conclusion; References; BOXES; 1. Measuring Export Diversification; FIGURES; 1. Real GDP Growth and GDP by Sector; 2. GDP Contributions by Sector Compared to SSA Countries; 3. Sub-Saharan Africa and Comparator Countries: Depth of Integration in Global Value Chains, Average 2008-12; 4. GDP Contributions by Sector; 5. Productivity; 6. Employment by Sector and Gender; 7. Economic Diversification: DRC vs. SSA Countries; 8. Export Diversification; 9. Export Diversification and Quality Index
STRENGTHENING BUDGET CREDIBILITYA. Actual and Forecasted Resources; B. Actual and Budget Allocations; C. The Road to Enhance Budget Credibility; FIGURES; 1a. Forecasted and Executed Resources; 1b. Forecasted and Executed External Resources, Tax and Non-Tax Revenue; 2a. Forecasted and Executed Expenditures; 2b. Forecasted and Executed Foreign/Domestically-Financed Expenditures; TABLES; 1. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Breakdown of the Budget/Execution; 2. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Breakdown of the Budget / Execution; 3. Execution Rates for Domestically-Funded
TABLES1. Output Volatility and Product Diversification; THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE MINING SECTOR TO THE CONGOLESE ECONOMY; A. Background; B. The Mining Sector: The Engine of Economic Growth; C. Factors Behind the Recent Mining Sector Growth; D. The Current Landscape; References; FIGURES; 1. Contribution to Growth and Structure of GDP; 2. Mineral Exports and FDI; 3. Mining Payments to Government and Tax Structures; 4. Mineral Production, 2014-20; TABLES; 1. Mining Fiscal Regimes: DRC and Peer Comparators; 2. Comparative Fiscal Regimes Under Current and Draft Mining Codes
Summary A
Notes "August 20, 2015"--Page 2 of pdf
"October 2015."
"Prepared by Messrs. Toé, Maino, Koulet-Vickot, Hellwig, Melhado, Petit, and Mvogo"--Page 2 of pdf
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from pdf title page (IMF Web site, viewed October 16, 2015)
Subject International Monetary Fund -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Budget -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Education -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Expenditures, Public.
Exports -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Financial services industry -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Medical care -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mineral industries -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Poverty -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Form Electronic book
Author Toé, Norbert (IMFstaff)
International Monetary Fund.
ISBN 1513580612 (electronic bk.)
9781513580616 (electronic bk.)