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Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750655.084

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

In View of the continuation of substantial movements in exchange rate relationships among major currencies, the recent increase in protectionist pressures, and the disappointing performance of world trade, renewed...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

In View of the continuation of substantial movements in exchange rate relationships among major currencies, the recent increase in protectionist pressures, and the disappointing performance of world trade, renewed...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

In View of the continuation of substantial movements in exchange rate relationships among major currencies, the recent increase in protectionist pressures, and the disappointing performance of world trade, renewed...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

In view of the continuation of substantial movements in exchange rate relationships among major currencies, the recent increase in protectionist pressures, and the disappointing performance of world trade, r...

II Overview of the Issues

II Overview of the Issues »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

Fluctuations in exchange rates can affect international trade in a number of ways. They may increase the costs and uncertainties of trade, inducing economic agents to directly reduce their international tran...

III Measuring Exchange Rate Variability

III Measuring Exchange Rate Variability »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

The fundamental uncertainty in business is that unforeseen fluctuations in revenues relative to costs will make a particular transaction or activity uneconomic. When revenues and costs are in different curre...

IV Volume and Pattern of World Trade

IV Volume and Pattern of World Trade »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

Empirical work relating exchange rate variability to trade flows has taken place on several different levels. At the most aggregated level, attempts have been made to relate the growth of total world trade t...

V Structure of Output and Investment

V Structure of Output and Investment »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

In addition to the effects of exchange rate variability on the aggregate volume and pattern of international trade, which have been reviewed in the preceding section, fluctuations in exchange rates can have...

VI Macroeconomic Policy

VI Macroeconomic Policy »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

Besides the effect which exchange rate volatility can have on the decisions of individual economic agents in a given macroeconomic environment, exchange rate factors can themselves influence the environment...

VII Further Observations

VII Further Observations »

Source: Exchange Rate Volatility and World Trade

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750655

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate variability, trade flows, exchange rate movements

The foregoing analysis has revealed relatively little in the way of directly measureable adverse effects of exchange rate variability on trade. This might seem surprising in view of the widely accepted propo...