Republic of Lithuania : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lithuania

Lithuania experienced a severe output decline. A large consolidation contained the deterioration in the fiscal deficit and safeguarded market financing. Further fiscal consolidation is needed to place deficits and debt on a sustainable path. Tackling the deficit in the social security system and exp...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2010, 2010
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Lithuania experienced a severe output decline. A large consolidation contained the deterioration in the fiscal deficit and safeguarded market financing. Further fiscal consolidation is needed to place deficits and debt on a sustainable path. Tackling the deficit in the social security system and expanding the revenue base will achieve adjustment in a sustainable, pro-growth, and equitable manner. A sustained recovery also hinges on the ability of the economy to rebalance toward tradables. The rising level of unemployment makes it imperative to advance with structural reforms
Physical Description:58 p.
ISBN:1455203793
9781455203796