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Djibouti Economic Monitor : Navigating through the Pandemic and Regional Tensions (English)

Severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020, Djibouti’s economic activity has shown signs of recovery in 2021.This first edition of the Djibouti Economic Monitor (DEM) launches a program of reports with semi-annual frequency that analyze the trends and constraints to Djibouti’s development. Each issue will provide an update of recent economic developments (Chapter 1) and present the outlook as forecast by World Bank Staff together with key risks surrounding the outlook (Chapter 2). In addition, the DEM will also include a Special Focus section where we will delve in more depth on a topic of interest to the public. The Special Focus of the first issue of the DEM discusses the impact of the COVID-19 on the labor market and household welfare (Chapter 3).


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    Tsouck Ibounde,Rick Emery, Wes,Marina, Mohammed,Nadir, Le Borgne,Eric, Hoogeveen,Johannes G., Barry,Boubacar-Sid, Carey,Kevin, Ahern,Mark Eugene

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    Djibouti Economic Monitor : Navigating through the Pandemic and Regional Tensions

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    Growth and Opportunity Act; inflation; fiscal deficit; downside scenario; risk of debt; Labor Market; gross fixed investment; lack of availability; flow of refugees; signs of recovery; baseline scenario; food price; agriculture industry; free trade zone; fall in tax; current account surplus; state of emergency; privileges and immunity; fresh product; central government's budget; debt service; welfare indicator; tax revenue; high frequency; informal sector; agriculture sector; capital expenditure; public finance; fiscal space; deferred debt; first edition; several factors; bulk cargo; real gdp; macroeconomic development; core inflation; local subsidiary; military base; federal government; net tax; lower tax; road corridor; import growth; logistics service; domestic price; fresh food; household consumption; debt restructuring; government support; financial account; net outflow; downside risk; government consumption; international community; noncommercial purposes; subsidiary right; preparatory work; debt rise; rising trend; monetary sector; electricity sector; private consumption; net export; Public Infrastructure; household welfare; fiscal impact; Economic Management; water pipeline; fiscal pressure; petroleum product; hotel sector; medium-term outlook; regional tensions; large-scale investment; strategic location; domestic demand; sdr allocation; commodity price; price volatility; plant disease; supply chain; tax base; welfare perspective; urban household; government entity; value chain; free zone; bilateral trade; energy price; Cash Transfer; government response; basic good; food distribution; medium-sized enterprise; work status



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Tsouck Ibounde,Rick Emery Wes,Marina Mohammed,Nadir Le Borgne,Eric Hoogeveen,Johannes G. Barry,Boubacar-Sid Carey,Kevin Ahern,Mark Eugene

Djibouti Economic Monitor : Navigating through the Pandemic and Regional Tensions (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.