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Title Senegal : selected issues and statistical appendix / prepared by a staff team consisting of Reza Vaez-Zadeh [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (101 pages) : illustrations
Series IMF country report ; no. 05/155
IMF country report ; no. 05/155
Contents Introduction -- Distributional effects of reforming the groundnut sector -- The challenges of fiscal decentralization in Senegal -- Structural reform priorities for improving public finance management in Senegal
Summary This Selected Issues paper for Senegal reports that reforms of the groundnut sector are an integral part of poverty reduction and growth strategy. To strengthen public finances and instill more efficiency into the groundnut sector, the government has decided to sell the state-owned groundnut processing company and to eliminate the tax and tariff preferences shielding that company from foreign competition. Fiscal decentralization is essentially viewed by the Senegalese authorities as an important tool for raising the efficiency of capital spending and reducing poverty
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Finance, Public -- Senegal.
Fiscal policy -- Senegal.
Peanuts -- Senegal.
Senegal -- Economic conditions.
Senegal -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Vaez-Zadeh, Reza, author
International Monetary Fund, Issuing body
ISBN 1283556022
1451887299
9781283556026
9781451887297
Other Titles Senegal, selected issues and statistical appendix