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West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)

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Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2003/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451840612

Keywords: waemu, member countries, monetary union, monetary policy, exchange rates

This report examines recent economic developments and regional policy issues in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). Although progress has been achieved on the integration front since 1994, includi...

IMF Concludes Discussion on Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues with the West African Economic and Monetary Union

IMF Concludes Discussion on Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues with the West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Recent Economic Developments and Regional Policy Issues; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2003/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2003

ISBN: 9781451840612

Keywords: waemu, member countries, monetary union, monetary policy, exchange rates

This report examines recent economic developments and regional policy issues in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). Although progress has been achieved on the integration front since 1994, includi...

How to Improve the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union1

How to Improve the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union1 »

Source: How to Improve the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2015/99

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexei Kireyev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484366646

Keywords: WAEMU, low-income countries, exchange rate, interest, exchange, interest rates, inflation, International Migration, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is a currency union with a fixed exchange rate and limited capital mobility and, therefore, an independent monetary policy in the short run. The Central Bank of...

Money Demand and Regional Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Money Demand and Regional Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: Money Demand and Regional Monetary Policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 1998/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philipp Rother

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1998

ISBN: 9781451967623

Keywords: regional money demand, CFA franc zone, WAEMU, BCEAO, money demand, inflation, central bank

Regional monetary integration, financial liberalization, and the adoption of indirect policy instruments have changed the conditions for monetary policy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). The...

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU

Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU »

Source: Estimation of Equilibrium Exchange Rates in the WAEMU : A Robustness Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2007/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard , Stéphane Roudet , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867589

Keywords: Equilibrium real exchange rate, FEER, cointegration, panel, WAEMU, exchange rate, statistic, equation, Equilibrium Real Exghange Rate,

Using the FEER approach we investigate the long-run equilibrium paths of the real effective exchange rates (REERs) of countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). In an attempt to address econ...

Financial Depth in the WAEMU

Financial Depth in the WAEMU »

Source: Financial Depth in the WAEMU : Benchmarking Against Frontier SSA Countries

Volume/Issue: 2013/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Kareem Ismail , Sudipto Karmakar , and Mesmin Koulet-Vickot

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2013

ISBN: 9781484309391

Keywords: Financial development, Financial possibility frontier, Benchmarking, WAEMU, monetary fund, inflation, financial services, Government Policy and Regulation,

Financial depth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been uneven over the last two decades. The WAEMU countries are lagging behind other regions, particularly the High Growth Non-oil Exporters (HGNOEs) group. We use two...

Trade in the WAEMU

Trade in the WAEMU »

Source: Trade in the WAEMU : Developments and Reform Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2008/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hans Weisfeld , and Manuela Goretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869309

Keywords: WAEMU, Economic Partnership Agreement, trade liberalization, trade diversion, tariff revenue, tariff rates, trade regime,

This paper provides an overview of trade reform in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) since 1996 and a quantitative assessment of potential effects on trade patterns and tariff revenue of the curr...

Local Currency Debt Markets in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Local Currency Debt Markets in the West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: Local Currency Debt Markets in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

Volume/Issue: 2007/256

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451868197

Keywords: BCEAO, CFA franc, Treasury bills, WAEMU, government securities, bond, government bonds,

The paper reviews trends and developments in the rapidly growing local currency debt markets in the WAEMU. The main findings are that common institutions, such as a regional central bank and securities exchange hav...

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by The Executive Director for the Waemu

West African Economic and Monetary Union: Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by The Executive Director for the Waemu »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the WAEMU

Volume/Issue: 2019/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498305907

Keywords: Central banks, Bank accounting, Monetary policy, External sector, Credit, WAEMU, BCEAO, Basel II, Eurobond, member-countries

Growth remained strong in 2018, the fiscal deficit narrowed by 1/2 percentage point of GDP, external reserves increased, and important banking reforms were put in place, including the introduction of Basel II/III s...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Regional Consultation with West African Economic and Monetary Union

IMF Executive Board Concludes Regional Consultation with West African Economic and Monetary Union »

Source: West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) : Staff Report on Common Policies for Member Countries-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the WAEMU

Volume/Issue: 2019/90

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498305907

Keywords: Central banks, Bank accounting, Monetary policy, External sector, Credit, WAEMU, BCEAO, Basel II, Eurobond, member-countries

Growth remained strong in 2018, the fiscal deficit narrowed by 1/2 percentage point of GDP, external reserves increased, and important banking reforms were put in place, including the introduction of Basel II/III s...