Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Author(s): International Monetary Fund
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 10 June 2000
Keywords: debt, central bank, deficit, budget, external debt, Sao Tome and Principe,
São Tomé and Príncipe is a small, island country with some 138,000 inhabitants; its resources are limited, and its GDP per capita is estimated at about US$295 (1998). The economy is heavily dependent on cocoa, whic...