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Arab Republic of Egypt: Fourth Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Arab Republic of Egypt

Arab Republic of Egypt: Fourth Review under the Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Arab Republic of Egypt »

Source: Arab Republic of Egypt : Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Arab Republic of Egypt

Volume/Issue: 2019/98

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306676

Keywords: External sector, Unemployment, Supply and demand, Employment, Inflation, Egyptian pound, overall balance, primary balance, finance gap, medium-term

Egypt's macroeconomic situation has improved markedly since the initiation of the authorities' reform program in November 2016. The liberalization of the foreign exchange market, prudent monetary policy, and ambiti...

Assessing Fiscal Space: an Update and Stocktaking

Assessing Fiscal Space: an Update and Stocktaking »

Source: Assessing Fiscal Space : An Update and Stocktaking

Volume/Issue: 2018/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309042

Keywords: Fiscal space, Debt sustainability, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Fiscal rules, commodity producer, country-specific, market access, bottom-line, conjuncture

This paper reviews the experience with the fiscal space assessment framework that was piloted during 2017-18. In 2016, staff proposed an operational definition of fiscal space and a new four-stage framework for its...

Bulgaria: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Bulgaria: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria »

Source: Bulgaria : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2019/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498304665

Keywords: Economic growth, Monetary statistics, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Consumption, BNB, staff report, HICP, ERM II, SOEs

Economic performance remains robust but risks to the outlook are tilted to the downside amid slowing external demand. Sound macroeconomic policies notwithstanding, Bulgaria faces a sizable income gap vis-à-vis the...

Bulgaria: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Bulgaria: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Bulgaria : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2019/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498304665

Keywords: Economic growth, Monetary statistics, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Consumption, BNB, staff report, HICP, ERM II, SOEs

Economic performance remains robust but risks to the outlook are tilted to the downside amid slowing external demand. Sound macroeconomic policies notwithstanding, Bulgaria faces a sizable income gap vis-à-vis the...

Bulgaria: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Bulgaria: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

Source: Bulgaria : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bulgaria

Volume/Issue: 2019/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498304665

Keywords: Economic growth, Monetary statistics, Central banks, Gross domestic product, Consumption, BNB, staff report, HICP, ERM II, SOEs

Economic performance remains robust but risks to the outlook are tilted to the downside amid slowing external demand. Sound macroeconomic policies notwithstanding, Bulgaria faces a sizable income gap vis-à-vis the...

Capital Flows: The Role of Bank and Nonbank Balance Sheets

Capital Flows: The Role of Bank and Nonbank Balance Sheets »

Source: Capital Flows: The Role of Bank and Nonbank Balance Sheets

Volume/Issue: 2019/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuko Hashimoto , and Signe Krogstrup

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498311472

Keywords: Bank credit, Central banks, Private capital flows, Foreign currency exposure, International financial markets, foreign exposure, global factor, risk aversion, global financial crisis, forward contract

This paper assesses the role of bank and nonbank financial institutions' balance sheet foreign exposures and risk management practices in driving capital flow responses to global risk. Using a unique and previously...

Chapter 3. After the Boom: Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

Chapter 3. After the Boom: Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Following a decade of rapid, broad-based gains, international commodity prices peaked in mid-2011 and have fallen somewhat since then (Figure 3.1). Many analysts now argue that the upward phase of the commod...

Chapter 4. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom

Chapter 4. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Commodity-exporting countries have benefited significantly from the commodity price boom of recent years. At the current juncture, however, uncertain global economic prospects raise questions about these cou...

Chapter 6. External Conditions and Debt Sustainability in Latin America

Chapter 6. External Conditions and Debt Sustainability in Latin America »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Over the past decade, and particularly during 2003–08, Latin America experienced an impressive strengthening of key macroeconomic fundamentals that ended with the global financial c...

Chapter 9. Global Financial Shocks and Gross Capital Flows in Latin America

Chapter 9. Global Financial Shocks and Gross Capital Flows in Latin America »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Global financial markets have been a source of sizable shocks over the past decade, with broad repercussions across emerging markets. Stark examples are the crisis triggered by the...