First Fiscal Reform and Growth Credit (WB-P160700)

Countries
  • Benin
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Nov 28, 2017
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Borrower
MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE
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Sectors
  • Finance
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 20, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 22, 2016


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Project Description
The overarching goal of the proposed FRGC series is to boost real economic growth, reduce poverty and increase opportunities for the poorest in the population. This FRGC programmatic series will be built on two main pillars:(i) strengthening fiscal and debt management; and (ii) improving the regulatory framework to foster private sector competitiveness .
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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