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The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model »

Source: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Welfare Gains Estimates from a General Equilibrium Model

Volume/Issue: 2019/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lisandro Abrego , Maria Alejandra Amado , Tunc Gursoy , Garth Nicholls , and Hector Perez-Saiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498314398

Keywords: Economic integration, Open economies, International trade agreements, Trade finance, Comparative advantage, AfCFTA, welfare, general equilibrium, trade barriers, welfare gain

In March 2018, representatives of member countries of the African Union signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. This agreement provides a framework for trade liberalization in goods and s...

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

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Source: Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 2009/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2009

ISBN: 9781498335744

Keywords: Access limits, Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Debt management, Debt sustainability, External debt, External financing, Financial management, Fund facilities, Fund policies

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives, while maintaining a sustainable debt position. To address this dilemma, the international community has largely advoc...

The Demise of the Nation State?

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Source: The Demise of the Nation State?

Volume/Issue: 1998/120

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451854244

Keywords: globalization, spillovers, government role, fiscal federalism, tax revenue, public spending, taxation, government expenditure

The globalization of economic activities that is characterizing many economies raises questions about the future of the nation state. This paper discusses this trend and shows that cross-frontiers spillovers have b...

Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade -- Supplement

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Source: Doha Development Agenda and Aid for Trade -- Supplement

Volume/Issue: 2005/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2005

ISBN: 9781498330848

Keywords: Agriculture, Development assistance, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Least developed countries, Developing countries, Balance of payments, Financial regulation and supervision, Terms of trade, Doha development agenda

At their 2005 Spring meetings, the Development Committee and IMFC called on the Bank and Fund to work with others to develop more detailed proposals, for consideration at the Annual Meetings, to help developing cou...

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Trade Conditions in Fund-Supported Programs

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Trade Conditions in Fund-Supported Programs »

Source: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Trade Conditions in Fund-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2005/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 October 2005

ISBN: 9781498330909

Keywords: Fund-supported adjustment programs, Trade, Financial sector reform, Real exchange rates, International trade agreements, Import quotas, Trade models, trade condition, conditionality, trade reform

Approximately half of the countries that had IMF-supported programs during 1993-2003 also had trade-related conditions. A large literature has shown that trade openness is an essential part of the environment in wh...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities

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Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities : Africa Training Institute Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Volume/Issue: 2013/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2013

ISBN: 9781498341943

Keywords: Africa Training Institute, Executive Board decisions, External financing, External training programs, Framework Administered Account, Lapse of time approval, Globalization, Development, Investment, Wages

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument').1 The financing of activities under the terms...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic Technical Assistance Center (CAPTAC-DR) Subaccount

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic Technical Assistance Center (CAPTAC-DR) Subaccount »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic Technical Assistance Center (CAPTAC-DR) Subaccount

Volume/Issue: 2009/023

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2009

ISBN: 9781498336130

Keywords: Administered accounts, Central America, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Technical Assistance, Tax policy, Customs policy, Regional integration, Debt markets

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities »

Source: Framework Administered Account for Selected Fund Activities - IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance Subaccount for Selected Fund Activities

Volume/Issue: 2010/091

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2010

ISBN: 9781498336628

Keywords: Administered accounts, Executive Board decisions, External financing, Financial instruments, Lapse of time approval, Middle East, Regional Technical Assistance Centers, Technical assistance programs, Globalization, Investment

In March 2009, the Fund established a new Framework Administered Account to administer external financial resources for selected Fund activities (the 'SFA Instrument'). The financing of activities under the terms o...

Gulf Cooperation Council

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Source: Gulf Cooperation Council : Trade and Foreign Investment-Keys to Diversification and Growth in the GCC

Volume/Issue: 2018/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2018

ISBN: 9781498310307

Keywords: Economic integration, Investment policy, Economic growth, Global competitiveness, Comparative advantage, GCC country, non-oil, FDI, FDI inflow, GCC

"Diversification of the GCC economies, supported by greater openness to trade and higher foreign investment, can have a large impact on growth. Such measures can support higher, sustained, and more inclusive growth...

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines »

Volume/Issue: 2009/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498335744.007

ISBN: 9781498335744

Keywords: Access limits, Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Debt management, Debt sustainability, External debt, External financing, Financial management, Fund facilities, Fund policies

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives, while maintaining a sustainable debt position. To address this dilemma, the international community has largely advoc...