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Source: Malawi : Technical Assistance Report on the Price Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2013/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

ISBN: 9781475593143

Keywords: export price, exporters, import price, export price indexes

This paper discusses the findings of a Technical Assistance Report on the Price Statistics Mission to Malawi. It was concluded that more than 80 percent of the country unit values selected as the price indicators f...

Do Unit Value Export, Import, and Terms of Trade Indices Represent or Misrepresent Price Indices?

Do Unit Value Export, Import, and Terms of Trade Indices Represent or Misrepresent Price Indices? »

Source: Do Unit Value Export, Import, and Terms of Trade Indices Represent or Misrepresent Price Indices?

Volume/Issue: 2007/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866858

Keywords: Unit Value Index, Export Import Price Index, International Trade Price Indices, import price, statistics, surveys, standard deviation,

Unit value export and import indices compiled from returns to customs authorities are often used as surrogates for price indices in the measurement of inflation transmission, terms of trade (effects), and to deflat...

Price Statistics Compilation in 196 Economies: The Relevance for Policy Analysis

Price Statistics Compilation in 196 Economies: The Relevance for Policy Analysis »

Source: Price Statistics Compilation in 196 Economies: The Relevance for Policy Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2019/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francien Berry , Brian Graf , Michael Stanger , and Mari Ylä-Jarkko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513508313

Keywords: Import price indexes, Purchasing power parity, Export price indexes, Price indexes, Real sector, Price Index, CPI, PPI, Scanner data, Big data

The consumer price index (CPI) is a key economic indicator used to gauge inflation, adjust wages, pensions, and social benefits. The producer prices index (PPI) is used for forecasting and deflating GDP estimates....

A Framework for Price Statistics1

A Framework for Price Statistics1 »

Source: A Framework for Price Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2000/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451844139

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, National accounts, Prices, Statistics, price statistics, consumer price index, producer price index, export price index, import price index, CPI

This paper describes the primary framework associating the four principal price indices in the system of economic statistics-the Producer Price Index (PPI), the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and the Export and Import...

Tax Policy and Trade Liberalization

Tax Policy and Trade Liberalization »

Source: Tax Policy and Trade Liberalization : An Application to Mexico

Volume/Issue: 1992/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Feltenstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1992

ISBN: 9781451853025

Keywords: budget deficit, wholesale price index, wholesale price, trade liberalization, import duties

We construct a dynamic general equilibrium model of an open economy and use it to examine issues of trade liberalization in Mexico. In particular, we consider the fiscal implications of quotas and tariffs and, acco...

Pass-Through of Imported Input Prices to Domestic Producer Prices

Pass-Through of Imported Input Prices to Domestic Producer Prices »

Source: Pass-Through of Imported Input Prices to Domestic Producer Prices

Volume/Issue: 2016/23

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JaeBin Ahn , Chang-Gui Park , and Chanho Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475522280

Keywords: exchange rate pass-through, imported input cost pass-through, inflation, price, prices, price index, producer price, General,

Motivated by stylized facts pointing to a dominant role of imported inputs in transmitting external price shocks to domestic prices, this paper zooms in to study the pass-through of imported input costs to domestic...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam »

Source: Brunei Darussalam : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2015/146

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513523255

Keywords: Gross domestic product, Government expenditures, Revenues, Exports, Imports, Financial soundness indicators, Energy sector, Consumer price indexes, Balance of payments, Statistical annexes

Brunei Darussalam: Statistical Appendix...

Food and Fuel Prices - Recent Developments, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Responses

Food and Fuel Prices - Recent Developments, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Responses »

Source: Food and Fuel Prices - Recent Developments, Macroeconomic Impact, and Policy Responses

Volume/Issue: 2008/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781498334471

Keywords: Balance of payments, Crisis prevention, Energy prices, Exchange rate policy, Food imports, Fund role, Inflation, Monetary policy, Poverty, Subsidies

This report provides a first broad assessment of the impact of the surge in food and fuel prices on the balance of payments, budgets, prices, and poverty of a large sample of countries. It reviews countries' macroe...

Malawi
			: Technical Assistance Report on the Price Statistics Mission

Malawi : Technical Assistance Report on the Price Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2013/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593143.002

ISBN: 9781475593143

Keywords: export price, exporters, import price, export price indexes

This paper discusses the findings of a Technical Assistance Report on the Price Statistics Mission to Malawi. It was concluded that more than 80 percent of the country unit values selected as the price indicators f...

Do Unit Value Export, Import, and Terms of Trade Indices Represent or Misrepresent Price Indices?

Do Unit Value Export, Import, and Terms of Trade Indices Represent or Misrepresent Price Indices? »

Volume/Issue: 2007/121

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866858.001

ISBN: 9781451866858

Keywords: Unit Value Index, Export Import Price Index, International Trade Price Indices, import price, statistics, surveys, standard deviation,

Unit value export and import indices compiled from returns to customs authorities are often used as surrogates for price indices in the measurement of inflation transmission, terms of trade (effects), and to deflat...