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Thailand
			: Adjusting to Success:  Current Policy Issues

Thailand : Adjusting to Success: Current Policy Issues »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Robinson , Ranjit Teja , Yangho Byeon , and Wanda Tseng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752215.084

ISBN: 9781557752215

Keywords: bank of thailand, foreign direct investment, direct investment, expenditure, financial institutions

Thailand's sucess with economic development in recent decades is due mainly to is commitment to an outward-looking, market-based economy, a development strategy centered on the private sector, and cautious financia...

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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...

Switzerland

Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2000/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451957297

Keywords: investment banking, private banking, private banks, foreign banks, national bank

The Swiss banking system is characterized by a two-tier structure. The first tier is composed of the two large banks and some smaller banks focused on private banking, all of which have a significant international...

Switzerland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Switzerland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Switzerland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2000/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2000

ISBN: 9781451957297

Keywords: investment banking, private banking, private banks, foreign banks, national bank

The Swiss banking system is characterized by a two-tier structure. The first tier is composed of the two large banks and some smaller banks focused on private banking, all of which have a significant international...

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kuwait : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498372541

Keywords: investment, oil prices, market, central bank, public investment

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Kuwait picked up in 2014. Non-oil growth is projected at 3.5 percent driven by a combination of continued increase in domestic consumption and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498372541

Keywords: investment, oil prices, market, central bank, public investment

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Kuwait picked up in 2014. Non-oil growth is projected at 3.5 percent driven by a combination of continued increase in domestic consumption and...

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kuwait: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kuwait : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498372541

Keywords: investment, oil prices, market, central bank, public investment

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Kuwait picked up in 2014. Non-oil growth is projected at 3.5 percent driven by a combination of continued increase in domestic consumption and...

Spain

Spain »

Source: Spain : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Nonfinancial Equity Investments of Spanish Credit Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2006/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451812176

Keywords: equity investments, banking, equity investment, bank of spain, stock market

This note assesses the risk profile of the nonfinancial equity investments of Spanish credit institutions (CIs), based on a market-risk approach. It assesses the main features of the situation and indicates the pro...

Benin Benin: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Benin Benin: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Benin : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451803525

Keywords: public investment, commercial banks, foreign investment, international trade

The strategy adopted by Benin to strengthen its macroeconomic stability and promote private-investment-led growth has been detailed in the note. The statistical data on gross domestic product by sector of origin at...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Chile

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Chile »

Source: Chile : Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2015/227

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2015

ISBN: 9781513551067

Keywords: investment, inflation, central bank, market, finance

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that the GDP growth of Chile has remained lackluster over the past year. The main force behind the economic slowdown in 2014 has been the sharp fall in private investmen...