PANA reported that the mission, in
During its stay in
It noted that in 2013, the Mauritanian economy became solid, following some mining and agricultural activities, associated with a controlled inflation in line with the decline of prices of imported goods.
Furthermore, it observed that the external budgetary shock absorbers improved while the fiscal policy remained cautious.
According to the IMF, "the authorities have also set up an exhaustive agenda of structural reforms in the medium term to improve governance and support an inclusive growth.
"There is the determination of the authorities to improve on transparency in the public sector and business climate and also to develop the private sector through important reforms for the diversification of the economy."
The IMF said discussions will continue between it and the Mauritanian authorities with a view to the offer of a new programme of assistance.
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