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Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750792.084

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

In late 1979, the African Center for Monetary Studies requested, on behalf of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), that the Fund staff prepare a study describing the existing payments, exchange control,...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

In late 1979, the African Center for Monetary Studies requested, on behalf of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), that the Fund staff prepare a study describing the existing payments, exchange c...

II Summary and Main Conclusions

II Summary and Main Conclusions »

Source: Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

Intraregional trade is limited, accounting for only some 4 per cent of the combined trade of the countries in the region. Although the share of intraregional trade in total trade varies across countries, it...

III Regional Trade Trends and Policies

III Regional Trade Trends and Policies »

Source: Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

Structure of Global and Regional Trade Intraregional trade among the PTA countries is small in absolute terms and of limited importance to most of them. In 1973, intraregional trade...

IV Existing Payments Facilities and Practices in Region

IV Existing Payments Facilities and Practices in Region »

Source: Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

Exchange Systems Exchange Rates All countries in the Eastern and Southern African region except Angola and Mozambique are members of the Fund and maint...

V A Regional Multilateral Clearing Arrangement

V A Regional Multilateral Clearing Arrangement »

Source: Payments Arrangements and the Expansion of Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sena Eken , John Laker , and Shailendra Anjaria

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1982

ISBN: 9781557750792

Keywords: intraregional trade, foreign exchange, preferential trade, trade area, preferential trade area

Main Considerations Several arguments have been advanced for the establishment of regional clearing arrangements. Also, various reasons have been given why regional clearing faciliti...

Preferential Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region

Preferential Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region »

Source: Preferential Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region

Volume/Issue: 2005/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tubagus Feridhanusetyawan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861686

Keywords: Pacific, FTA, Preferential Trade Agreement, rules of origin, regional trade, trade agreements, free trade, tariff reduction,

Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) in the Asia-Pacific region have proliferated rapidly over the past five years and are creating a complex web of intersecting bilateral and regional trade agreements. This paper...

Caribbean Bananas

Caribbean Bananas »

Source: Caribbean Bananas : The Macroeconomic Impact of Trade Preference Erosion

Volume/Issue: 2010/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , Montfort Mlachila , and Cleary Haines

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451963793

Keywords: preferential trade arrangements, preference erosion, exporters, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper examines the macroeconomic effects of the erosion of trade preferences, with a focus on the export of Caribbean bananas to Europe. Estimates are made of the magnitude of implicit assistance provided over...

Trade Creation and Diversion Revisited

Trade Creation and Diversion Revisited »

Source: Trade Creation and Diversion Revisited : Accounting for Model Uncertainty and Natural Trading Partner Effects

Volume/Issue: 2008/66

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chris Papageorgiou , Christian Henn , and Theo Eicher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869286

Keywords: Trade Creation and Trade Diversion, Preferential Trade Agreements, Bayesian Model Averaging, Country-Pair Fixed Effects, trade creation, trade flows, trade diversion, bilateral trade, trade agreements,

Trade theories covering Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are as diverse as the literature in search of their empirical support. To account for the model uncertainty that surrounds the validity of the competing...

Letre de La: Rédaction

Letre de La: Rédaction »

Source: Finance & Development, Décembre 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 March 2009

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451930177

Keywords: financial crisis, multilateral framework, recessions, global financial crisis, world markets, trading system, preferential trade, recession, preferential trade agreements, oil prices

Cracks in the System: World Economy Under Stress explores the rapidly changing institutional and policymaking landscape around a financial crisis that now threatens a deep and prolonged global recession. The lead a...