Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Lao People's Democratic Republic underlies debt sustainability analysis. Sensitivity analysis reveals that if the pace of economic reforms falters, the debt burden-high even in the baseline case-could become unsustainable. The low leve...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2005, 2005
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Lao People's Democratic Republic underlies debt sustainability analysis. Sensitivity analysis reveals that if the pace of economic reforms falters, the debt burden-high even in the baseline case-could become unsustainable. The low level of development and the high share of the subsistence agricultural sector limit the revenue collection capacity. Weak technical capacity and highly fragmented revenue administration are the main structural weaknesses affecting revenue performance
Physical Description:69 p.
ISBN:1451822545
9781451822540