May 122014
Swaziland : Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF's 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission

  Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Swaziland MBABANE, Swaziland, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited the Kingdom of Swaziland during April 28‒May 12, 2014 to conduct the 2014 Article IV consultation with […]

Sep 172013
Swaziland: MSF rolls out innovative medical approach to prevent mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS from mothers to their children is an essential step in curbing the disease’s epidemic in Swaziland.   Since February 2013, an innovative approach, commonly referred to as PMTCT B+ (prevention of mother-to-child transmission, option B+), is being B+ rolled out by […]

Feb 202013

MBABANE, Swaziland, February 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On February 8, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Kingdom of Swaziland. Background The Kingdom of Swaziland is recovering from a severe fiscal crisis. At the end of the fiscal year that ended March 31, […]

Jan 072013
Africa IMF Reports : Swaziland 2012

IMF Reports for Swaziland 2012 IMF Survey: Customs Revenue, Fiscal Steps Can Power Swaziland Recovery After a fiscal crisis in 2011, Swaziland can rally with structural reforms that will improve growth prospects. In its regular review of the country’s economy, the IMF says upfront fiscal measures, external financing, and higher customs revenue would enable the […]

Apr 012012

IMF reports for Swaziland 2011 Departmental Paper No. 11/01: In the Wake of the Global Economic Crisis: Adjusting to Lower Revenue of the Southern African Customs Union in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland. Summary: The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is facing its biggest challenge in its 100 years of existence. The global economic crisis […]