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Asia and Pacific Small States Monitor, August 2014

Asia and Pacific Small States Monitor, August 2014 »

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309073.029

ISBN: 9781498309073

Keywords: natural disasters, disasters, monetary policy, fiscal multipliers, government spending

This issue of the Asia & Pacific Small States Monitor focuses on the challenges facing Asia and Pacific small states associated with natural disasters and climate change. Most tourism-oriented economies experienced...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Asia and Pacific Small States Monitor, August 2014

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498309073

Keywords: natural disasters, disasters, monetary policy, fiscal multipliers, government spending

This issue of the Asia & Pacific Small States Monitor focuses on the challenges facing Asia and Pacific small states associated with natural disasters and climate change. Most tourism-oriented economies experienced...

Asia-Pacific Small States: Developments and Outlook

Asia-Pacific Small States: Developments and Outlook »

Source: Asia and Pacific Small States Monitor, August 2014

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498309073

Keywords: natural disasters, disasters, monetary policy, fiscal multipliers, government spending

Growth Developments Recent economic performance in the APD small states was uneven in the first few months of 2014 (Figure 1). Figure 1...

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...

Country Notes

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Source: Asia and Pacific Small States Monitor, August 2014

Series: Other Periodicals

Author(s): Shari Boyce , Sergei Dodzin , Ezequiel Cabezon , Fazurin Jamaludin , Yiqun Wu , and Rosanne Heller

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498309073

Keywords: natural disasters, disasters, monetary policy, fiscal multipliers, government spending

Bhutan Context: Bhutan is a small, until recently fast-growing, lower middle-income country with deep economic ties to India and a peg to the Indian rupee. Growth in...

Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Source: Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision : The Case of Small Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451972146

Keywords: Bank regulations, Money laundering, Bank and nonbank financial intermediaries regulation and supervision, offshore financial sector issues, financial sector, financial sector regulation, technical assistance, international standards,

This paper discusses issues of financial sector regulation and supervision--including those concerning nonbank financial intermediaries--in small resource-constrained Pacific island countries. It advocates stronger...

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : 2002 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tonga

Volume/Issue: 2003/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451837438

Keywords: budget, debt, public sector, article, tax administration

This 2002 Article IV Consultation highlights that the economic activity in Tonga rebounded modestly in 2001/02, as real GDP growth accelerated from about 1/2 percent in 2000/01 (fiscal year July-June) to 11/2 perce...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2007/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451837483

Keywords: debt, budget, article, deficit, external debt

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that Tonga's real GDP growth is estimated to turn negative in FY06/07, declining by 31/2 percent. The economy will continue to be subject to uncertainty and shocks. Whil...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2006 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : 2006 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2006/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451837469

Keywords: debt, external debt, public sector, deficit, debt service

Tonga's economy has become increasingly vulnerable. Fiscal discipline has weakened, undermining macroeconomic stability and external viability. Medium-term prospects have deteriorated. Moreover, there are other ser...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Tonga

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Tonga »

Source: Tonga : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report, Staff Supplement, and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2010/112

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455206384

Keywords: debt, interest, deficit, article, budget, 2010 Article IV Consultation,

Tonga's high debt and the apparent ineffectiveness of the monetary transmission mechanism constrain the authorities' ability to support growth. In the near term, the strength of the global recovery is by no means a...