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Regional Economic Outlook, November 2017, Europe

Europe Hitting Its Stride

The European recovery is strengthening and broadening appreciably. Real GDP growth is projected at 2.4 percent in 2017, up from 1.7 percent in 2016, before easing to 2.1 percent in 2018.

IMF Financial Operations 2016

Describes the IMF's financial organization, policies and lending arrangements, and financial statements, reflecting all policy decisions through April 2016.

Mexico
			: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

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Mexico : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) »

Volume/Issue: 2017/406

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 January 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335543.002

ISBN: 9781484335543

Mexico has a mature AML/CFT regime, with a correspondingly well-developed legal and institutional framework. There has been a significant improvement in some areas of the country's AML/CFT regime compared to that w...

People's Republic of China
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program- Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Iosco Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

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People's Republic of China : Financial Sector Assessment Program- Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Iosco Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2017/404

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335307.002

ISBN: 9781484335307

Keywords: Asia and Pacific

The authorities' vision of ensuring that the capital markets support China's transformation towards a more market-oriented economy has driven capital markets development and-as the authorities recognize-the regulat...

People's Republic of China
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program- Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

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People's Republic of China : Financial Sector Assessment Program- Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2017/403

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335222.002

ISBN: 9781484335222

Keywords: Asia and Pacific

The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has maintained its momentum in regulation and supervision in the face of exceptional growth in scale and increasing complexity of the banking system. Equally, the CBRC...

People's Republic of China
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program- Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Insurance Core Principles

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People's Republic of China : Financial Sector Assessment Program- Detailed Assessment of Observance of the Insurance Core Principles »

Volume/Issue: 2017/402

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335154.002

ISBN: 9781484335154

Keywords: Asia and Pacific

The Chinese insurance sector is experiencing rapid growth, posing particular challenges to effective supervision. The sector has been growing by over 20 percent a year and there are ambitious government targets for...

Why are Countries' Asset Portfolios Exposed to Nominal Exchange Rates?

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Why are Countries' Asset Portfolios Exposed to Nominal Exchange Rates? »

Volume/Issue: 2017/291

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jonathan Adams , and Philip Barrett

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335468.001

ISBN: 9781484335468

Keywords: Country portfolios, international business cycles, home bias, gross asset positions, exchange rates, Backus-Smith puzzle

Most countries hold large gross asset positions, lending in domestic currency and borrowing in foreign. Thus, their balance sheets are exposed to nominal exchange rates. We argue that when asset markets are incompl...

Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap

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Structural Transformation and the Agricultural Wage Gap »

Volume/Issue: 2017/289

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Alvarez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335444.001

ISBN: 9781484335444

Keywords: Wage Gaps, Structural Transformation, Agriculture, Human Capital, Sorting, Productivity Gaps, Brazil

A key feature of developing economies is that wages in agriculture are significantly below those of other sectors. Using Brazilian household surveys and administrative panel data, I use information on workers who s...

Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks

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Shadow Banking and Market Discipline on Traditional Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2017/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anil Ari , Matthieu Darracq-Paries , Christoffer Kok , and Dawid ?ochowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335376.001

ISBN: 9781484335376

Keywords: Shadow banking, Financial crisis, Market discipline, Fire-sales

We present a model in which shadow banking arises endogenously and undermines market discipline on traditional banks. Depositors' ability to re-optimize in response to crises imposes market discipline on traditiona...

Oil Price Shocks and Economic Growth in Oil-Exporting Countries
			: Does the Size of Government Matter?

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Oil Price Shocks and Economic Growth in Oil-Exporting Countries : Does the Size of Government Matter? »

Volume/Issue: 2017/287

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amir Sadeghi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335390.001

ISBN: 9781484335390

Keywords: Oil Price Shock, Government Expenditure, Growth, Oil-Exporting Countries

This paper examines the impact of government size on how output and government expenditure respond to oil price shocks in 28 oil-exporting countries between 1990 and 2016. Results suggest that if the size of govern...

Monetary Policy and the Relative Price of Durable Goods

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Monetary Policy and the Relative Price of Durable Goods »

Volume/Issue: 2017/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Cantelmo , and Giovanni Melina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335451.001

ISBN: 9781484335451

Keywords: Monetary policy, durables, nondurables, price stickiness, relative price.

In a SVAR model of the US, the response of the relative price of durables to a monetary contraction is either flat or mildly positive. It significantly falls only if narrowly defined as the ratio between new-house...

China's Impacts on SSA through the Lens of Growth and Exports

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China's Impacts on SSA through the Lens of Growth and Exports »

Volume/Issue: 2017/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yibin Mu , Chu Wang , and Dong Frank Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484335406.001

ISBN: 9781484335406

Keywords: Exports, Growth, Development, China Economy, SSA

The analysis of China's impacts on the 44 SSA countries reveals that: (i) after joining the WTO in 2001, China has started to impact significantly on SSA growth: one-percent increase in China's GDP per capita leads...