Government of Nicaragua delivers letter to IMF stating its intentions

The Government of Nicaragua has committed to the IMF to finish the year with an inflation index of 18.1%

Friday, August 29, 2008

It also hopes that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country will grow by 3 to 4%, according to the president of the Central Bank (BCN), Antenor Rosales.
The president of the BCN said that the "letter of intentions" shows the commitment of Nicaragua to maintain macroeconomic and financial stability, which will be reviewed in Washington in the next few months in order to maintain the agreement with the country so that credit cooperation (valued at $118 million) by the organization con continue to flow.

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