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Floating Exchange Rates in Africa

Floating Exchange Rates in Africa »

Source: Floating Exchange Rates in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1988/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 1988

ISBN: 9781451972719

Keywords: exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange markets, floating exchange rate

The paper examines the experiences of nine African countries that have introduced floating exchange rate regimes in the 1980s. The various types of market arrangements are explored, focusing on the roles of market...

Floating Exchange Rates in Africa

Floating Exchange Rates in Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1988/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451972719.001

ISBN: 9781451972719

Keywords: exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange rate, exchange markets, floating exchange rate

The paper examines the experiences of nine African countries that have introduced floating exchange rate regimes in the 1980s. The various types of market arrangements are explored, focusing on the roles of market...

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2010/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi David Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205240.001

ISBN: 9781455205240

Keywords: Forward rates, financial barrier, exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, International Finance: General,

This paper seeks to quantify existing financial barriers among East African Community (EAC) member countries based on analysis of each member country's foreign exchange market. The primary contribution of this pape...

The Taxation Implicit in Two-Tiered Exchange Rate Systems

The Taxation Implicit in Two-Tiered Exchange Rate Systems »

Volume/Issue: 1996/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harry Huizinga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854220.001

ISBN: 9781451854220

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange rate system, exchange rate systems

A two-tiered exchange rate system can be interpreted as a set of separate taxes on money and other financial assets. If the official two-tiered exchange rate system coexists with a black market for foreign exchange...

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries »

Source: Measuring Financial Barriers Among East African Community Countries

Volume/Issue: 2010/194

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yi David Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2010

ISBN: 9781455205240

Keywords: Forward rates, financial barrier, exchange rates, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, International Finance: General,

This paper seeks to quantify existing financial barriers among East African Community (EAC) member countries based on analysis of each member country's foreign exchange market. The primary contribution of this pape...

The Taxation Implicit in Two-Tiered Exchange Rate Systems

The Taxation Implicit in Two-Tiered Exchange Rate Systems »

Source: The Taxation Implicit in Two-Tiered Exchange Rate Systems

Volume/Issue: 1996/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Harry Huizinga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1996

ISBN: 9781451854220

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, foreign exchange, exchange rate system, exchange rate systems

A two-tiered exchange rate system can be interpreted as a set of separate taxes on money and other financial assets. If the official two-tiered exchange rate system coexists with a black market for foreign exchange...