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Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries
			: Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets

Floating Exchange Rates in Developing Countries : Experience with Auction and Interbank Markets »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Kyong Huh , Benedicte Christensen , Peter Quirk , and Toshihiko Sasaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934898.084

ISBN: 9780939934898

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange rates, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rates

In recent years, an increasing number of developing countries have adopted market-determined floating exchange rates. This development has represented a significant step forward in the evolution toward exchange rat...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa, Supplement

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa, Supplement »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064881.086

ISBN: 9781589064881

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime, floating exchange rate

This paper presents the economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa for 2005. Against a background of an easing of demand for imports in advanced countries, average real GDP growth is expected to decline slightly in 20...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2005, Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064430.086

ISBN: 9781589064430

Keywords: oil-producing countries, exchange rate regime, exchange rate, floating exchange rate, floating exchange rate regime

Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa Prepared by the Policy Wing of the IMF African Department, this first, annual issue of Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic, trade, and insti...

Moving to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility
			: Operational Aspects Based on Lessons from Detailed Country Experiences

Moving to Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility : Operational Aspects Based on Lessons from Detailed Country Experiences »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066243.084

ISBN: 9781589066243

Keywords: Floating exchange rates, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, central bank, exchange rate flexibility

Many countries have moved towards more flexible exchange rate regimes over the last decade to take advantage of greater monetary policy autonomy and flexibility in responding to external shocks. Some reluctance to...

SDRs, Currencies, and Gold
			: Sixth Survey of New Legal Developments

SDRs, Currencies, and Gold : Sixth Survey of New Legal Developments »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Joseph Gold

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974447.054

ISBN: 9781451974447

Keywords: SDRs, Floating exchange rates, gold, exchange rates, court, multiple currency practices, exchange rate

This paper presents the sixth survey of developments in international and national monetary law and practice involving special drawing rights (SDRs), currencies, and gold. The paper highlights that a member's curre...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008
			: Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008 : Sub-Saharan Africa »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498354677.086

ISBN: 9781498354677

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, inflation, importing countries, oil-importing countries, exporting countries, terms of trade, oil exporters, oil importers, fixed exchange rate

Sub-Saharan Africa's prospects have deteriorated somewhat and the risks have increased, according to this report. Growth in the region is projected to dip to 6 percent in 2008 and 2009. The fall is due mainly to th...

Perspectives économiques régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne, Oct 07

Perspectives économiques régionales : Afrique subsaharienne, Oct 07 »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2007

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066717.086

ISBN: 9781589066717

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade, exporters, exporting countries, fixed exchange rate, oil-importing countries, importing countries

The region's prospects look strong. Growth in sub-Saharan Africa should reach 6 percent in 2007 and 6¾ percent in 2008. The economic expansion is strongest in oil exporters but cuts across all country groups. This...

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 
			: Afrique subsaharienne

Per Perspectives économiques régionales, Mai 2006 : Afrique subsaharienne »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065505.086

ISBN: 9781589065505

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rate regime, oil-importing countries, importing countries, exporting countries, decentralization, fiscal decentralization, subnational governments, oil prices, banking

Prepared by the Policy Wing of the IMF African Department, and published twice a year in English and French, Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes economic performance and short-term prospects of t...

Perspectives économiques régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne, Septiembre 2006

Perspectives économiques régionales : Afrique subsaharienne, Septiembre 2006 »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 October 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065932.086

ISBN: 9781589065932

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, importing countries, oil-importing countries, exporting countries, oil prices, floating exchange rate regime, fixed exchange rate regime, fixed exchange rate, floating exchange rate

Provides a broad synopsis of recent economic developments in the Middle East and Central Asia region, highlighting common trends and policies among countries in the region, and reviewing prospects and policies for...

Perspectives économiques Régionales
			: Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance

Perspectives économiques Régionales : Afrique subsaharienne: Maintenir la croissance »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 October 2011

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351267.086

ISBN: 9781616351267

Keywords: exchange rate, inflation, exchange rate regimes, exporting countries, surveys, household consumption, oil-importing countries, importing countries, fixed exchange rate regimes, floating exchange rate

This year looks set to be another encouraging one for most sub-Saharan African economies. Reflecting mainly strong demand but also elevated commodity prices, the region's economy is set to expand by more than 51/4...