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A Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services

A Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 March 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061286.069

ISBN: 9781589061286

Keywords: transport services, trade in services, business services, financial services, construction services

The Manual sets out an internationally agreed framework for the compilation and reporting of statistics on international trade in services in the broad sense. It addresses the growing need, including in internation...

Civil Service Reform Strengthening World Bank and IMF Collaboration

Civil Service Reform Strengthening World Bank and IMF Collaboration »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821350959.071

ISBN: 9780821350959

Keywords: civil service, wage, civil service reform, wages, salaries

Civil service reform is often essential to bring about governanceimprovements that are needed for sustainable poverty reduction.A workshop hosted by the World Bank and the IMF in September 2001provided a forum to r...

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries
			: The HPIC initiative (Revised 1997)

Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The HPIC initiative (Revised 1997) »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756619.054

ISBN: 9781557756619

Keywords: debt service, debt-service, external debt, debt relief, debt reduction

This paper describes the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and suggests that it should enable HIPCs to exit from the debt-rescheduling process. It argues that implementation of the Initiative should...

External Evaluation of the ESAF

External Evaluation of the ESAF »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757357.071

ISBN: 9781557757357

Keywords: expenditure, per, expenditures, public expenditure, debt service

One result of the IMF's move to increased openness are independent external evaluations of important IMF policies, to complement its own in-house evaluations. This paper, prepared by a team of evaluators, includes...

Policies for African Development
			: From the 1980s to the 1990s

Policies for African Development : From the 1980s to the 1990s »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752321.071

ISBN: 9781557752321

Keywords: debt, debt relief, payments, debt service

Despite economic hardships during the past 20 years, Africa has recently enjoyed positive real economic growth, transformed its economic structures and systems, and improved living standards. Much of this owes to t...

Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Financial Sector Challenges

Sub-Saharan Africa : Financial Sector Challenges »

Series: Books

Author(s): Catherine Pattillo , Anne Gulde , Kevin Carey , Smita Wagh , and Jakob Christensen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065659.071

ISBN: 9781589065659

Keywords: banking, microfinance, financial services, banking sector

Financial sectors in low-income sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are among the world's least developed. In fact, assets in most low-income African countries are smaller than those held by a single medium-sized bank in an i...

Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Integrating Europe's Financial Markets »

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066236.071

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

By and large, EU financial integration has been a success story. Still, the reform agenda is far from finished. What are the remaining challenges? What are the gains of closer financial market integration? This IMF...

Official Financing for Developing Countries

Official Financing for Developing Countries »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755278.083

ISBN: 9781557755278

Keywords: debt, external debt, debt service, creditors, interest

This study provides information on official financing for developing countries with the focus on low- and lower-middle-income countries. It updates the 1995 edition and reviews developments in direct financing by o...

Official Financing for Developing Countries 1997

Official Financing for Developing Countries 1997 »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757029.083

ISBN: 9781557757029

Keywords: debt, creditors, interest, external debt, debt service

This study provides information on official financing for developing countries with the focus on low and lower-middle-income countries. It updates the 1995 edition and reviews developments in direct financing by of...

Official Financing
			: Recent Developments and Selected Issues

Official Financing : Recent Developments and Selected Issues »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062283.083

ISBN: 9781589062283

Keywords: debt, creditors, debt relief, debt service

This study provides information on official financing and the debt situation of developing countries. It discusses issues related to trade finance in financial crises, and the challenge of maintaining external debt...