This paper discusses Jamaicaas First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria. All end-June quantitative conditions and all structural benchmarks were met. The 2013/14 budget is in line with the program. Economic developments remain in line with program assumptions and the macroeconomic outlook and financing scenario remain broadly unchanged from the program approval. The authorities have committed to press ahead with the next round of reforms. Based on the performance to date and the authoritiesa updated policy intentions, the IMF staff recommends completion of the first review under the EFF.First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of ... term, as foreshadowed in the program.9 By end-January 2014, the BOJ plans to develop a timetable for putting in place the various ... Their growth agenda covers actions to enhance the business environment, increase access to credit and private ... Benefits under the PATH income support program were raised starting with the August payment period, by 15 percentanbsp;...
|Author||:||International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2013-10-02|