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Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

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Source: Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2015/076

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344456

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance sheets, Systemically important financial institutions, External sector, Financial crises, data gap, balance sheet, global crisis, non-financial, spillovers

Balance sheets convey vital information about economic prospects and risks. Balance sheet analysis captures the role that financial frictions and mismatches play in creating fragility and amplifying shocks. This is...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

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...

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward? »

Source: Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Volume/Issue: 2019/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Constance de Soyres , Anna Rogantini Picco , and Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484396247

Keywords: Domestic debt, Real interest rates, Economic growth, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rate increases, Debt build-up;Frontier LIDCs;global and country-specific factors;debt-to-GDP ratio;debt-to-GDP;country-specific;federal fund rate;fund rate

This paper focuses on the debt build-up that frontier low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have faced since 2012. First, it documents a 20-percentage point increase in the external and government debt-to-GDP ra...

Definitions

Definitions »

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...

Eighth Review of the Fund's Data Standard Initiatives

Eighth Review of the Fund's Data Standard Initiatives »

Source: Eighth Review of the Fund's Data Standard Initiatives

Volume/Issue: 2012/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2012

ISBN: 9781498340946

Keywords: Data quality assessment framework, General Data Dissemination System, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Special Data Dissemination Standard, Fiscal sector, External sector, Real sector, Financial crises, Financial statistics, SDDS

This paper reports on developments in the Data Standards Initiatives since the Seventh Review of the Fund's Data Standards Initiatives (December 2008), and presents proposals for further enhancing the SDDS, and for...

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2010/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498338042

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Cross country analysis, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, IDA, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Balance of payments

This paper proposes a framework for updating the PRGT eligibility list, based on transparent criteria and a regular review process, including policies for phasing in changes in eligibility. The premise is that acce...

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper »

Source: Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340663

Keywords: Background papers, Banks, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Low-income developing countries, Surveillance, Real sector, Financial crises

This note provides an overview of the literature on the challenges posed by shallow financial systems for macroeconomic policy implementation. Countries with shallow markets are more likely to choose fixed exchange...

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre »

Source: Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Volume/Issue: 2004/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781498330060

Keywords: Pacific Financial Regional Technical Assistance Center, Economic integration, Financial statistics, Economic reforms, Public financial management, Economic growth, PP, PICs, capacity building, project coordinator

This report presents the analysis, findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) that was undertaken between April 26 and May 14, 2004....

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...

External Adjustment in a Resource-Rich Economy: The Case of Papua New Guinea

External Adjustment in a Resource-Rich Economy: The Case of Papua New Guinea »

Source: External Adjustment in a Resource-Rich Economy: The Case of Papua New Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2017/267

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ryota Nakatani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2017

ISBN: 9781484325063

Keywords: Foreign exchange, Asia and Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Balance of payments, Agricultural exports, Commodity Exporters, Elasticities, Foreign Reserve, Invervention, Cointegration

How should resource-rich economies handle the balance of payments adjustment required after commodity price declines? This paper addresses the question theoretically by developing a simple two-period multi-sector m...