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Global Smartphones Sales May Have Peaked

Global Smartphones Sales May Have Peaked »

Source: Global Smartphones Sales May Have Peaked

Volume/Issue: 2020/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , and Aneta Radzikowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545851

Keywords: Economic integration, Service exports, Economic analysis, Developing countries, Capital stocks, global supply chains, global trade, tech cycle, WP, replacement cycle

Global smartphone sales may have peaked. After reaching nearly 1.5 billion units in 2016, global smartphone sales have since declined, contributing negatively to world trade in 2019 and suggesting that the global m...

Global Smartphones Sales May Have Peaked

Global Smartphones Sales May Have Peaked »

Volume/Issue: 2020/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joannes Mongardini , and Aneta Radzikowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545851.001

ISBN: 9781513545851

Keywords: Economic integration, Service exports, Economic analysis, Developing countries, Capital stocks, global supply chains, global trade, tech cycle, WP, replacement cycle

Global smartphone sales may have peaked. After reaching nearly 1.5 billion units in 2016, global smartphone sales have since declined, contributing negatively to world trade in 2019 and suggesting that the global m...

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges »

Source: The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2020/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Mario de Zamaroczy , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , Hector Perez-Saiz , and Jose-Nicolas Rosas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513542379

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Trade barriers, Structural adjustment, Welfare, Forecasting models, Trade negotiations, Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance

Political momentum towards Africa-wide free trade has been intensifying. In March 2018, over 40 countries signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Once fully implemented, the AfCFTA is exp...

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges

The African Continental Free Trade Area: Potential Economic Impact and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2020/4

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Mario de Zamaroczy , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , Hector Perez-Saiz , and Jose-Nicolas Rosas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513542379.006

ISBN: 9781513542379

Keywords: General equilibrium models, Trade barriers, Structural adjustment, Welfare, Forecasting models, Trade negotiations, Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance

Political momentum towards Africa-wide free trade has been intensifying. In March 2018, over 40 countries signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Once fully implemented, the AfCFTA is exp...

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2020/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Sandesh Dhungana , Xiangming Fang , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Yuanchen Yang , Mustafa Yenice , and Jung Eun Yoon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513526379

Keywords: Economic integration, Trade policy, Global competitiveness, Total factor productivity, International trade agreements, Markups, Market Power, Competition, Sub-Saharan Africa, WP

Does greater product market competition improve external competitiveness and growth? This paper examines this question by using country-and firm-level data for a sample of 39 sub-Saharan African countries over 2000...

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Competition, Competitiveness and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2020/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Reda Cherif , Sandesh Dhungana , Xiangming Fang , Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , Yuanchen Yang , Mustafa Yenice , and Jung Eun Yoon

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526379.001

ISBN: 9781513526379

Keywords: Economic integration, Trade policy, Global competitiveness, Total factor productivity, International trade agreements, Markups, Market Power, Competition, Sub-Saharan Africa, WP

Does greater product market competition improve external competitiveness and growth? This paper examines this question by using country-and firm-level data for a sample of 39 sub-Saharan African countries over 2000...

5 Conclusions, Challenges, and Opportunities

5 Conclusions, Challenges, and Opportunities »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

The IMF deserves considerable credit for responding in an active and timely manner to the growing stresses on the multilateral trade system in recent years. Most of the recommendati...

IEO Evaluation Report
			: IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513522203.017

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

This report updates the 2009 IEO evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues. Since then, the composition and structure of international trade have evolved, but trade has not regained its for...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

This report updates the 2009 IEO evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues. Since then, the composition and structure of international trade have evolved, but trade has not regained its for...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

This report updates the 2009 IEO evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues. Since then, the composition and structure of international trade have evolved, but trade has not regained its for...