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The International Monetary Fund. Division Asia and Pacific
In the coming years, the rate of increase will accelerate with annual sales growing by an annual rate of around 8¼ per cent, and the rate of rate of inflation is expected to soar. In 2013/14, the budget deficits are expected to increase to 3 per cent of GNP, to around 5 per cent of GNP by 2014/15, but to fall below 5 per cent of GNP in the midterm.
More aggressive use of the instruments of money management and the creation of automatic transmission of FX revenues from the government to the CBM are needed. Fiscal policies and management should be aimed at simplification of the system and preparation for the imposition of value added taxes. Capacities will be essential for achieving the political goals.
Burma Rakhine: Crowds fleeing to the Bangladesh frontier
In Myanmar, in Rakhine state, tens of millions of people flee in a worsening crises after two consecutive upheavals. Muslim members of the Rohingya Muslim minorities ran away to the Bangladesh frontier, but Bangladesh's frontier patrol officers are returning them. Cruelty broke out when 30 Rohingya soldiers were assaulted on Friday and the fighting resumed on Saturday.
Over 100 men, mostly rebels, were murdered. Rakhine, Myanmar's impoverished area ("Burma"), is home to more than one million Rohingya. You are facing strict constraints in Buddhist Myanmar, where for years there have been strains with the vast majority Afghanis. Ten thousand Rohingya have previously escaped to Bangladesh and accused the Myanmar government of racial harassment.
The Pope Francis has called for an end to the persecutions of the Rohingya. They begged us," Bangladesh P.D. said, forcing 70 back to Myanmar on Saturday after trying to go to a shelter for refugees after entering Bangladesh in the Ghumdhum area.
"We were begged not to return them to Myanmar," said one police officer. However, about 3,000 Rohingya have been able to get into the countryside since Friday and find sanctuary in centres and towns, AFPadded. Many of them have come with horrors from abroad, a press agent in a temporary warehouse in Balukhali says.
"They' ve come with poles and canes to take us to the border." Hossain Amir, 61, said to the Reuters press near the Ghumdhum village: "Please rescue us. Meanwhile, about 4,000 non-Muslims in Rakhine have been evicted by the military for their own-security. There were six deaths when they wandered into an area of war.
"Traurige message of the pursuit of the religious minorities, our Rohingya brethren. It is the most significant eruption of force in Rakhine since October 2016, when nine police officers were killed in similar assaults on frontier sentries. Goverment said they were conducted by a previously unidentified Rohingya group.
These raids sparked a battleground raid that resulted in widely held accusations of killing, raping and torturing Rohingya and an expedition from Rohingya to Bangladesh.