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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...

Calculating Sustainable Non-mineral Balances as Benchmarks for Fiscal Policy

Calculating Sustainable Non-mineral Balances as Benchmarks for Fiscal Policy »

Source: Calculating Sustainable Non-mineral Balances as Benchmarks for Fiscal Policy : The Case of Botswana

Volume/Issue: 2008/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jens Clausen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869774

Keywords: Non-mineral balance, sustainability, mineral, resource-rich countries, mineral wealth, exhaustible resources, mineral resources,

Assuming a social welfare function that smoothes expenditure, this paper calculates a sustainability benchmark for the non-mineral balance in Botswana that is based on a notion of a "permanent income" from non-rene...

Botswana

Botswana »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451806472

Keywords: interest, mineral, interest rate

This paper suggests that it is essential to save a substantial portion of mineral revenues now to ensure fiscal sustainability for a post-diamond period. Taking the non-mineral primary balance into account can help...

Botswana: Selected Issues

Botswana: Selected Issues »

Source: Botswana : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/57

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451806472

Keywords: interest, mineral, interest rate

This paper suggests that it is essential to save a substantial portion of mineral revenues now to ensure fiscal sustainability for a post-diamond period. Taking the non-mineral primary balance into account can help...

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : Background Material

Volume/Issue: 1995/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451831597

Keywords: expenditure, mineral, expenditures, total expenditure

This Background Material paper describes developments in the mineral sector of Papua New Guinea during the 1990s. It examines causes and implications of the buildup in fiscal arrears. The paper highlights that one...

A Primeron Mineral Taxation

A Primeron Mineral Taxation »

Source: A Primeron Mineral Taxation

Volume/Issue: 2001/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thomas Baunsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451856040

Keywords: mineral tax, mining and petroleum, mineral extraction, rate of return, tax system, fiscal stability, tax rate,

The paper discusses options available to tax mineral extraction projects particularly in developing countries. A desirable government share of the economic rent generated from mineral extraction can be achieved thr...

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues

Solomon Islands: Selected Issues »

Source: Solomon Islands : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929916

Keywords: tax collection, mining sector, taxable income, mineral resources

This paper analyzes Solomon Islands' ongoing reforms concerning of the mineral taxation regime and the fiscal impact of mineral resources. The analysis shows that mineral revenue could be substantial, provided tha...

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands »

Source: Solomon Islands : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2011/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929916

Keywords: tax collection, mining sector, taxable income, mineral resources

This paper analyzes Solomon Islands' ongoing reforms concerning of the mineral taxation regime and the fiscal impact of mineral resources. The analysis shows that mineral revenue could be substantial, provided tha...

Bhutan

Bhutan »

Source: Bhutan : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/335

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451806298

Keywords: base metals, principal repayment, metal products, debt service, mineral 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...

Mining Taxation

Mining Taxation »

Source: Mining Taxation : An Application to Mali

Volume/Issue: 2010/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Saji Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455200856

Keywords: Mining, mining companies, gold production, mineral extraction, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

Mali's gold sector is an enclave with weak forward and backward linkages with the rest of the economy. Given the predominance of the fiscal transmission channel, it is important that the design of the mineral tax r...