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Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries

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Source: Drift in Producer Price Indexes for the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Countries

Volume/Issue: 1994/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Zieschang , and François Lequiller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

ISBN: 9781451978476

Keywords: Montenegro, inflation, transition economies, producer price index, price fluctuations

The purpose of this paper is to show that, under the price fluctuations that characterize most transition economies, the commonly used chain index derived from the published month-to-month price change of the PPI i...

Rwanda

Rwanda »

Source: Rwanda : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 2000/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451833232

Keywords: export tax, producer prices, international trade, exporters, export crops

The government of Rwanda has recognized that economic development in most areas would have to be the responsibility of the private sector (particularly since military and civil service employment would be reduced),...

Public Debt and Fiscal Vulnerability in the Middle East

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Source: Public Debt and Fiscal Vulnerability in the Middle East

Volume/Issue: 2007/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ludvig Söderling , Hanan Morsy , Martin Petri , Martin Hommes , Manal Fouad , and Wojciech Maliszewski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2007

ISBN: 9781451865769

Keywords: oil producers, oil producing countries, oil producing, oil prices

Public debt in the Middle East increased during the mid-1990s mainly because of fiscal expansions. It decreased in recent years, thanks to high oil revenue, economic growth, some primary non-oil fiscal adjustment,...

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...

An Index Number Formula Problem

An Index Number Formula Problem »

Source: An Index Number Formula Problem : The Aggregation of Broadly Comparable items

Volume/Issue: 2009/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mick Silver

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871661

Keywords: Unit value index, Superlative index, Consumer price index, Producer Price Index, equation, statistics, correlation, political economy, number theory,

Index number theory informs us that if data on matched prices and quantities are available, a superlative index number formula is best to aggregate heterogeneous items, and a unit value index to aggregate homogeneo...

Colombia

Colombia »

Source: Colombia : Technical Assistance Report-Reforming Energy Pricing

Volume/Issue: 2019/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513520629

Keywords: Producer prices, Oil prices, Social safety nets, Energy prices, Purchasing power, ISCR, CR, fuel product, CREG, reference price

This paper on Colombia focuses on reforming energy pricing. Rising fiscal challenges in Colombia can risk derailing the government from their commitment to meet both its headline deficit target of 2.4 percent in 20...

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...

Fuel and Food Price Subsidies - Issues and Reform Options

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Source: Fuel and Food Price Subsidies - Issues and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2008/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2008

ISBN: 9781498334198

Keywords: Agricultural subsidies, Oil subsidies, Prices, Spillovers, West African Economic and Monetary Union, Public financial management, Producer prices, Budgetary subsidies, Demographic indicators, PP

Government price subsidies are pervasive in developed, emerging, and low-income countries. A subsidy is a form of government intervention resulting in a deviation of an actual price facing consumers and producers f...

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle »

Source: Quality Upgrading and Export Performance in the Asian Growth Miracle

Volume/Issue: 2019/259

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Fidel Perez-Sebastian , and Nikola Spatafora

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513519227

Keywords: Development, Producer prices, Price indexes, Demand elasticity, Business cycles, growth miracles, product quality, international trade, exports., WP

We explore the contribution of product-quality upgrading to the export performance of six fast-growing Asian economies: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand. We focus on measuring the impact...

China's Rebalancing: Recent Progress, Prospects and Policies

China's Rebalancing: Recent Progress, Prospects and Policies »

Source: China's Rebalancing: Recent Progress, Prospects and Policies

Volume/Issue: 2018/243

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rui Mano , and Jiayi Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 November 2018

ISBN: 9781484380673

Keywords: Real sector, Producer prices, Economic status, Financial crises, Social safety nets, China, rebalancing, macro-policy framework, policy coordination, rebalance

While China's growth gathered momentum in 2017, rebalancing was uneven and decelerated along many dimensions reflecting the temporary factors behind the growth pickup. Going forward, rebalancing is expected to proc...