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Breaking the Oil Spell
			: The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

Breaking the Oil Spell : The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification »

Series: Books

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513537863.071

ISBN: 9781513537863

Keywords: Export diversification, Nonoil sector, Oil exporting countries, Economic development, environment, development, oil, capital, industry, Gulf Falcons,

The 'Gulf Falcons'-the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council-have high living standards as a result of large income flows from oil. The decline of oil prices between summer 2014 and fall 2015 underscores the ur...

Guide sur la transparence des recettes des ressources naturelles

Guide sur la transparence des recettes des ressources naturelles »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2008

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067080.069

ISBN: 9781589067080

Keywords: politique budgétaire, ITIE, transparence des finances publiques, régime fiscal, pays riches en ressources naturelles, flux de recettes, activités budgétaires, gestion des recettes, fiscalité, administration fiscale

Le guide sur la transparence des recettes des ressources naturelles applique les principes du code de bonnes pratiques en matière de transparence des finances publiques (« le code ») à l'ensemble spécifique de prob...

Guernsey

Guernsey »

Source: Guernsey : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update-Detailed Assessment of Observance on Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2011/2

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213757

Keywords: insurers, policyholders, reinsurance, commissioners, insurance industry

Guernsey's status as the largest international insurance center in Europe hinges on its progressive infrastructure and operational flexibility. Guernsey updates its regulatory regime continually and has implemented...

Trade Sensitivity to Exchange Rates in the Context of Intra-Industry Trade1

Trade Sensitivity to Exchange Rates in the Context of Intra-Industry Trade1 »

Source: Trade Sensitivity to Exchange Rates in the Context of Intra-Industry Trade

Volume/Issue: 2008/134

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yoko Oguro , Kyoji Fukao , and Yougesh Khatri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869934

Keywords: Intra-industry trade, exchange rate, industry trade, elasticity of substitution, exchange rate movements,

This paper theoretically and empirically investigates export sensitivity to exchange rates in the context of intra-industry trade (IIT). It is assumed that more IIT implies a smaller elasticity of substitution amon...

Republic of Serbia

Republic of Serbia »

Source: Republic of Serbia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Volume/Issue: 2010/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455205707

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, non-life insurance, reinsurance, insurance industry

This Technical Note analyzes the insurance sector in Serbia. The Serbian insurance sector remains small and underdeveloped. Over the last three years, the market experienced little growth in real terms mainly owing...

Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching

Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching »

Source: Globalization Drives Strategic Product Switching

Volume/Issue: 2008/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marialuz Moreno Badia , Veerle Slootmaekers , and Ilke Van Beveren

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871043

Keywords: product switching, exit, domestic market, export markets, industry trade,

Using firm-level data for Estonia for the years 1997-2005, we analyze the impact of international competition on firm dynamics, considering both firm closedown and product switching. We contribute to the literature...

The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries

The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries »

Source: The Pattern of International Trade Between Japan and the Pacific Basin Countries : A Comparison Between 1975 and 1985

Volume/Issue: 1995/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sayuri Shirai

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451842562

Keywords: intermediate inputs, transport equipment, export share, industry trade, export shares

Using the international input-output tables between Japan and five Pacific Basin countries (Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand) for the years 1975 and 1985, the paper examines the trade structure i...

Pacific Island Countries

Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Pacific Island Countries : In Search of a Trade Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2014/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Chen , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Shiu raj Singh , Yiqun Wu , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498324342

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, tourists, tourism industry, destination country, Globalization: General,

International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and...

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic »

Source: Syrian Arab Republic : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/56

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2009

ISBN: 9781451836332

Keywords: central bank, crude oil, petroleum products, extractive industries, oil products

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Volume/Issue: 2014/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484375730

Keywords: life insurance, insurance industry, insurance companies, risk management

This Technical Note provides an update on the Austrian insurance industry and an analysis of its regulatory and supervisory regime. The structure of the domestic insurance sector has remained largely stable since t...