This report presents a comprehensive analysis of developments in Cameroon during the Third Development Plan period (1970/1-1975/6), the short-term outlook for the first two years (1976/7-1977/8) of the Fourth Development Plan, and the medium-term constraints, economic prospects to 1981, and financial policy alternatives open to the government; advocates a strategy for agricultural development through both industrial plantations and small holdings, a diversified agricultural sector, requiring a judicious mix of public intervention and support, and price and policy measures to stimulate private investment.
Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
terms of trade;purchase of goods and services;private investment;Agriculture;balance of payment data;real growth;earth road;external current account deficit;capital to output ratio;gross fixed capital formation;Incremental Capital-Output Ratio;deteriorating terms of trade;stabilization fund;long term loan;Foreign Exchange Reserve;import price;export price;public sector investment;composition of import;Trade and Transport;trade and transportation;import of goods;total private investment;gross domestic income;constant price;debt service;national account;reliance on foreign;public sector borrowing;education and health;long term development;foreign financial flow;debt reporting system;private fixed investment;medium-term financial plan;external debt management;investment in stock;annual economic growth;high public debt;real public investment;crude birth rate;crude death rate;foreign debt service;gross public saving;real private investment;government investment expenditure;consumer price index;gross national saving;form of credit;unpaid family worker;domestic food production;long term debt;gross private saving;world market price;public sector revenue;wages and salary;level of private;cumulative total;liabilities of bank;real output growth;crude oil export;crude oil production;food crop;private consumption;urban population;banking system;public capital;Manufacturing;population census;Population Growth;net capital;producer price;foreign financing;commercial crop;capital good;investment budget;investment rate;public finance;public revenue;domestic saving;merchandise import;traditional construction;commercial term;rural area;oil exploration;production support;industry sector;investment program;budget account;sample survey;official estimates;Population Density;financial resource;export crop;net payment;income growth;international reserve;base year;participation rate;female participation;real income;natural rubber;peak year;minority holding;external resource;traditional housing;rising cost;high ratio;construction material;manufacturing production;capital productivity;rural transportation infrastructure;agricultural product;export volume;construction industry;consumption good;liquid resource;industrial sector;real value;customs datum;tree crop;transport capacity;budgetary account;coffee farmer;government budget;monetary policy;foreign donor;public loan;log exports;total consumption;public consumption;gross disbursements;principal export;salary payment;total saving;financial saving;current expenditure;treasury resources;investment structure;financial participation;industrial activity;local market;agricultural growth;Exchange Rates;private lender;railroad ties;import substitution;wood chip;log production;wood sale;foreign borrowing;traditional sector;installed capacity;modest increase;foreign grants;private transport;official reserve;population center;healthy growth;iron ore;land resource;land resources;oil palm;production incentive;public borrowing;foreign official;local costs;social return;investment proposal;foreign capital;rising debt;investment outlay;statistical appendix;population pyramid;concessionary term;reasonable assumption;financial prospect;export earnings;bilateral aid;international obligation;family size;rural average;official accounts;high mortality;rural-urban migration;rural population;coffee price;financial reserve;Public Services;support measure;production capacity;publicly guarantee;urban development;social infrastructure;foreign fund;agricultural labor;agricultural sector;productive sector;physical implementation;investment target;financial situation;manufacturing sector;high share;active labor;investment planning;debt datum;foreign trade;consolidated account;real effect;financial return;crop year;private initiative;government contribution;debt profile;public intervention;capital spending;budget revenue;public development;agricultural activity;vegetable oil;modern economy;modern enterprise;capital expenditure
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Cameroon - Economic memorandum : Main report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/716501468016834217/Main-report