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Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

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Source: Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

Definitions

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Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

In this Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific, the following groupings are employed: “ASEAN” refers to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao P.D.R., Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, S...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific remains strong, and the region continues to be the most dynamic of the global economy. Near-term prospects have improved since the Regional Economic Outlook Upda...

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

1. Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2018, Asia Pacific : Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484339886

The world economy continues to perform well, with strong growth and trade, rising but still muted inflation, and accommodative financial conditions, notwithstanding some increased financial mark...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2013

ISBN: 9781475537628

Keywords: external debt, debt relief, repayments, domestic financing, current account balance

This staff report on Tonga's 2013 Article IV Consultation discusses the economic development and policies. Banks in Tonga have been fixing their balance sheets since late 2008. Shrinking the loan books and increasi...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506099

Keywords: budget support, capital expenditure, debt service, tax reform, tax policy

In Tonga, the fiscal position has strengthened but vulnerabilities remain. Directors have welcomed Tonga's recovery from the global crisis but noted remaining vulnerabilities and a high debt burden. With downside r...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498388870

Keywords: budget support, current account, tax incentives, external debt

KEY ISSUES Context: Tonga's economy is rebounding, partially owing to a recovery in agricultural exports. The outlook for tourism is also improving. The reconstruction from a recent cyclone is expected to lead...

Tonga
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Tonga : 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/234

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 July 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475537628.002

ISBN: 9781475537628

Keywords: external debt, debt relief, repayments, domestic financing, current account balance

This staff report on Tonga's 2013 Article IV Consultation discusses the economic development and policies. Banks in Tonga have been fixing their balance sheets since late 2008. Shrinking the loan books and increasi...

Tonga
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Tonga : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/240

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498388870.002

ISBN: 9781498388870

Keywords: budget support, current account, tax incentives, external debt

KEY ISSUES Context: Tonga's economy is rebounding, partially owing to a recovery in agricultural exports. The outlook for tourism is also improving. The reconstruction from a recent cyclone is expected to lead...

Tonga
			: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Tonga : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/166

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506099.002

ISBN: 9781475506099

Keywords: budget support, capital expenditure, debt service, tax reform, tax policy

In Tonga, the fiscal position has strengthened but vulnerabilities remain. Directors have welcomed Tonga's recovery from the global crisis but noted remaining vulnerabilities and a high debt burden. With downside r...