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Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755643.071

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility is a far-reaching instrument to facilitate integration into the global economy. With it a country can gain the benefits of increased freedom in capital movements and of fostering trade and f...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility is a far-reaching instrument to facilitate integration into the global economy. With it a country can gain the benefits of increased freedom in capital movements and of fostering trade and f...

6 Currency Convertibility in Tunisia

6 Currency Convertibility in Tunisia »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

This paper reviews the experience of Tunisia in liberalizing its exchange system and highlights the steps envisaged for the future in decontrolling further the excha...

4 Current Account Convertibility: Anachronism or Transition?

4 Current Account Convertibility: Anachronism or Transition? »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

In a world where goods, services, and financial markets have become increasingly integrated, it is argued that current account convertibility has become an anachroni...

2 Demographic Transition in the Middle East: Implications for Growth, Employment, and Housing

2 Demographic Transition in the Middle East: Implications for Growth, Employment, and Housing »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

The population of the Middle East has grown very rapidly in the past three decades, faster than all regions of the world, except sub-Saharan Africa. 1 Along with this demographic...

3 Determinants of Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran—A Macroeconomic Analysis

3 Determinants of Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran—A Macroeconomic Analysis »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

This chapter establishes a framework for analyzing the major determinants of inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran during the period 1989/90–1999/2000. Equilibrium relationships pertaining to the markets...

1 Economic Challenges in the Middle East and North Africa—An Overview

1 Economic Challenges in the Middle East and North Africa—An Overview »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

During the past decade, progress has been made in the Middle East and North Africa to strengthen macroeconomic stability and establish the preconditions for sustained rapid growth. 1...

12 Estimating Trade Protection in Middle Eastern and North African Countries

12 Estimating Trade Protection in Middle Eastern and North African Countries »

Source: Macroeconomic Issues and Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2001

ISBN: 9781589060418

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, real exchange rate, central bank

In principle, it is widely accepted that economic distortions need to be addressed with domestic policies rather than with external policies. In practice, however, there are numerous departures from this fun...

5 Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for South Africa

5 Estimation of the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate for South Africa »

Source: Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

In the first quarter of 2002, the real effective exchange rate of the South African rand was 25 percent less than in the same period of the previous year and 45 percent more depreciated than its average 1995...

Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance
			: A Collection of Empirical Studies

Exchange Rate Analysis in Support of IMF Surveillance : A Collection of Empirical Studies »

Series: Books

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , Carlo Cottarelli , Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Atish Ghosh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067288.071

ISBN: 9781589067288

Keywords: exchange rate, real exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, exchange rate regimes

Exchange rate analysis lies at the center of the IMF's surveillance mandate and policy advice, as well as in the design of IMF-supported programs, and IMF staff are called upon to analyze a wide variety of exchange...