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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers

The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers »

Source: The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers

Volume/Issue: 1995/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Uwe Eiteljörge , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451926958

Keywords: food imports, food aid, food prices, food import, round agreement

This paper attempts to assess the incremental external financing requirements occasioned by changes in world food prices, due to implementation of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture, for a sample of 57 deve...

Recent Latin American Experience with Bilateral Trade and Payments Agreements

Recent Latin American Experience with Bilateral Trade and Payments Agreements »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 4 No. 1

Volume: IV

Series: IMF Staff Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1954

ISBN: 9781451971637

Keywords: equation, forecasting, food imports, correlation, mean square

This paper discusses short-range forecasting of US imports. At first sight the movement of dollar acceptances for imports into the United States might reasonably be expected to indicate what the movement of imports...

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?1

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?1 »

Source: Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2012/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938444

Keywords: food price shocks, vulnerability, food price, remittance, remittance inflows, food imports, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Saving,

This paper explores the role of foreign aid and remittance inflows in the mitigation of the effects of food price shocks. Using a large sample of developing countries and mobilising dynamic panel data specification...

Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Trade Policy*

Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Trade Policy* »

Source: Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Trade Policy

Volume/Issue: 2014/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Giordani , Nadia Rocha , and Michele Ruta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498320382

Keywords: Loss aversion, Multiplier effect, Food crisis, domestic price, world price, global trade, import tariff, import subsidy, International Relations and International Political Economy: Other, Global Commodity Crises

This paper studies the relationship between trade policy and food prices. We show that, when individuals are loss averse, governments may use trade policy to shield the domestic economy from large food price shocks...

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries »

Source: The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries : A Country-by-Country Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781498334457

Keywords: Africa, Balance of payments, External shocks, Financial crisis, Food imports, Oil prices, Terms of trade, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Commodity prices

This note discusses the implications of the price shocks for the balance of payments of low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The response by bilateral donors and multilateral institutions will, in practice,...

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...

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank »

Source: Nepal - Assessment Letter for the Asian Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2008/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 January 2008

ISBN: 9781498334075

Keywords: Asian Development Bank, Assessment letters, Currency pegs, Economic growth, Accounting, Auditing, Bank licensing, Banking systems, Banks, Budget coverage

Assessment Letters or Statements may be prepared for member countries with Fund-supported programs; receiving Fund emergency assistance; with staff-monitored programs; or surveillance-only cases. They are typically...

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Introduction »

Source: Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, low-income countries (LICs), especially those that have benefited from high commodity prices, have begun to register stron...

The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers

The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers »

Volume/Issue: 1995/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Uwe Eiteljörge , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451926958.001

ISBN: 9781451926958

Keywords: food imports, food aid, food prices, food import, round agreement

This paper attempts to assess the incremental external financing requirements occasioned by changes in world food prices, due to implementation of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture, for a sample of 57 deve...