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United States: 2004 Article IV Consultationstaff Report; Staff Supplement; And Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

By United States Department of the Treasury

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Title: United States: 2004 Article IV Consultationstaff Report; Staff Supplement; And Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion  
Author: United States Department of the Treasury
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Economics., United States. Department of the Treasury--Appropriations and Expenditures.
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Excerpt: The 2003 Article IV consultation was concluded in July 2003 and the Staff Report was published as IMF Country Report No. 03/244. During the Board discussion, Executive Directors highlighted the valuable support that the U.S. economy had provided for global growth, but stressed the need for decisive action to be taken to re-establish a strong fiscal position to help strengthen national saving and prepare for the pressures of population aging. They urged the authorities to establish a credible fiscal framework with the clear objective of bringing the budget to balance, excluding Social Security, over the next five to ten years to provide room to phase in reforms needed to place retirement and health care systems on a sound financial footing. Directors commended the Federal Reserve for its aggressive response to the economic slowdown and also welcomed the considerable progress made toward strengthening the oversight of accounting and corporate governance. Directors also called upon the United States to ...

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Contents Page I. Introduction and Executive Summary ...........................................................................3 II. Recent Economic Developments ...................................................................................4 III. Economic Prospects and Risks ....................................................................................12 IV. Fiscal Discussions........................................................................................................16 V. Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies ........................................................................24 VI. Financial Sector and Corporate Governance ...............................................................28 VII. Trade Policy and Official Assistance...........................................................................32 VIII. Staff Appraisal .............................................................................................................34 Boxes 1. Inflation and Productivity ..............................................................................................9 2. Options for Fiscal Consolidation .................................................................................21 3. The Real Fiscal Problem?An Intergenerational Accounting Approach ....................23 4. How Typical Was the Federal Reserve?s Response to This Recession? .....................27 5. Prospects for the Trade Deficit ....................................................................................29 6. Proposed Regulatory Reform of the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs)......31 Tables 1. Selected Economic Indicators........................................................................................6 2. Monthly Indicators.........................................................................................................7 3. Major Industrial Countries: Indicators of Economic Performance..............................10 4. Balance of Payments....................................................................................................13 5. Indicators of External and Financial Vulnerability......................................................14 6. Fiscal Indicators, FY 2000?2009.................................................................................17 Appendices I. Fund Relations .............................................................................................................38 II. Core Statistical Indicators ............................................................................................39 III. Debt Sustainability.......................................................................................................40

 

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