This report reviews the Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance (EPCA) given to Lebanon after the conflict with Israel in 2006. The five-week conflict with Israel in 2006 and the month-long blockade that followed inflicted a heavy human and economic toll on Lebanon. EPCA would provide an appropriate transition to 2008, when fiscal adjustment is envisaged to commence. The authorities intend to seek IMF support through a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), following satisfactory implementation of the EPCA program and after the immediate impact of the conflict has been addressed and the current political stalemate resolved.Lebanon: Indicators of Financial and External Vulnerability, 2002a06 2002 Act. 2003 Act. 2004 Act. 2005 2006 Act. Prel. Act. Monetary and financial indicators Broad money, M5 (annual percentage change) Private-sector credit (annual percentage change) Broad ... (in millions of U.S. dollars) Banking-sector indicators Problem loans/total loans 1/ Problem loans/total loans (net of provisions and unearnedanbsp;...
|Author||:||International Monetary International Monetary Fund|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2008-01-01|