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Source: IMF Survey, Volume 32, Issue 03

Volume/Issue: 32/3

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451936308

Keywords: low-income countries, poverty reduction, debt relief, commodity prices, structural adjustment

In preparation for the 2003 IMF-World Bank spring meetings, the IMF Executive Board will review progress on the IMF’s efforts and plans to help poor countries further. The IMF Survey talked to Masood Ahmed,...

Avant-propos conjoint pour les Perspectives de l’économie mondiale et le Rapport sur la stabilité financière dans le monde

Avant-propos conjoint pour les Perspectives de l’économie mondiale et le Rapport sur la stabilité financière dans le monde »

Source: World Economic Outlook, April 2010 : Rebalancing Growth

Series: World Economic Outlook

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2010

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589069565

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployment rate, current account, current account surplus, employment growth, domestic demand, commodity prices, output growth, current account balance

La reprise économique progresse mieux que prévu, mais à des allures différentes — timidement dans beaucoup de pays avancés et vigoureusement dans la plupart des pays émergents et en développement. Les prévis...

The Behavior of Non-Oil Commodity Prices

The Behavior of Non-Oil Commodity Prices »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , Peter Wickham , Mohsin Khan , and Carmen Reinhart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557754127.084

ISBN: 9781557754127

Keywords: commodity prices, export earnings, commodity exports, non-oil commodity, export taxes

This paper analyzes global commodity trends and concludes that the marked decline in real commodity prices of the past decade should be regarded as largely permanent and irreversible. The authors contend that the a...

Beyond the Curse
			: Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources »

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351458.071

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

Countries with an abundance of natural resources, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, often show a record of relatively poor economic performance compared with non-resource-rich countries. The chapters in this...

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Source: Beyond the Curse : Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources

Series: Books

Author(s): Amadou Sy , Rabah Arezki , and Thorvaldur Gylfason

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2012

ISBN: 9781616351458

Keywords: natural resource, copper, inflation, commodity prices

Countries with an abundance of natural resources, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, often show a record of relatively poor economic performance compared with non-resource-rich countries. The chapters in this...

Bolivia: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation

Bolivia: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Bolivia : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bolivia

Volume/Issue: 2016/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561982

Keywords: Staff Reports, Western Hemisphere, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rate policy, Hydrocarbons, Bolivia

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Bolivia's substantial economic and social progress, boosted by the commodity boom. Growth has been strong, averaging about 5 percent since 2006, and poverty has fallen b...

Bolivia: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Bolivia: Staff Report for the 2016 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Bolivia : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bolivia

Volume/Issue: 2016/387

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475561982

Keywords: Staff Reports, Western Hemisphere, Press releases, Monetary policy, Economic indicators, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Flexible exchange rate policy, Hydrocarbons, Bolivia

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights Bolivia's substantial economic and social progress, boosted by the commodity boom. Growth has been strong, averaging about 5 percent since 2006, and poverty has fallen b...

Boom des matières premières: Vague porteuse - L’envolée des prix des matières premières pourrait avoir des effets durables

Boom des matières premières: Vague porteuse - L’envolée des prix des matières premières pourrait avoir des effets durables »

Source: Finances & Développement, Mars 2008

Volume/Issue: 45/1

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2008

Language: French

ISBN: 9781451930009

Keywords: oil prices, opec, crude oil, crude oil prices, carbon emissions, commodity prices, opec countries, exporting countries, world trade, world trade organization

'Commodity Boom: How Long Will It Last?' asks how economies will fare after the record-high prices of key raw materials posted in recent months, which build on dramatic increases from their lows of 2000. The lead a...

Booms and Slumps in World Commodity Prices

Booms and Slumps in World Commodity Prices »

Source: Booms and Slumps in World Commodity Prices

Volume/Issue: 1999/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): C. McDermott , Paul Cashin , and Alasdair Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

ISBN: 9781451857290

Keywords: Commodity prices, booms and slumps, cycles, duration, amplitude., london metal exchange, oil prices, commodity markets, import price

This paper examines the duration and magnitude of commodity-price cycles. It finds that for most commodities, price slumps last longer than price booms. How far prices fall in a slump is found to be slightly larger...

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs »

Source: BRICs' Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs

Volume/Issue: 2012/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , and Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502268

Keywords: BRICs, Russia, Institutions, LICs, development financing, debt sustainability, debt relief, public investment, commodity prices, History Of Thought: - Individuals

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding Russia) view their f...