SARTTAC Mission and Priority Areas
SARTTAC’s goal is to help its six member countries strengthen their capacity to design and implement policies that promote macroeconomic stability, sustainable growth, and poverty reduction in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
SARTTAC provides hands-on technical advice in a range of macroeconomic and financial areas and training to strengthen the skills of officials to formulate and manage effective macroeconomic and financial policies.
It is the IMF’s newest capacity development center and the first of the 14 regional centers to fully integrate technical assistance and training activities.
IMPROVING DOMESTIC REVENUE MOBILIZATION through better tax systems that support economic efficiency, voluntary compliance and trust, and allow for much-needed social and infrastructure spending
MODERNIZING PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT to promote fiscal sustainability through stable public finances and stronger institutions to support efficient and effective use of public resources
STRENGTHENING CENTRAL BANKS’ ABILITY to implement sound monetary and exchange rate policies to achieve low and stable inflation
IMPROVING UNDERSTANDING OF MACROECONOMIC RELATIONSHIPS in the member countries of the region
ENHANCING FINANCIAL SECTOR SUPERVISION AND REGULATION for stability and broader access to financing and promoting the development of financial markets
PUTTING MORE AND BETTER QUALITY MACROECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL DATA in the hands of policy decision-makers and other stakeholders
STRENGTHENING THE CORE INSTITUTIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR GOOD POLICIES, such as ministries of finance and economy, tax and customs administrations, central banks, statistical agencies, and financial sector supervisory agencies