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CHAPTER IX The ESAF and the HIPC Initiative

CHAPTER IX The ESAF and the HIPC Initiative »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

Since the mid-1980s, the IMF has provided concessional financing through the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF) and its predecessor, the Structural Adjustment Facility (SAF), to respond to the ba...

Chapter 9. Japan: Low Growth and an Aging Population

Chapter 9. Japan: Low Growth and an Aging Population »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

Japan has sustained fiscal deficits over many years that have led to a dramatic increase in public debt. Large fiscal deficits have resulted from persistently low growth—reflecting a trend decli...

Chapter 8. Organization, Budget, and Staffing

Chapter 8. Organization, Budget, and Staffing »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2002

ISBN: 9781589061620

Keywords: financial statements, poverty reduction, financial sector, conditionality, balance of payments

Financial year 2002 saw several major changes within the institution. During the year the IMF bid farewell to First Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer and to Economic Counsellor and Director of the Res...

Chapter 5. Poverty Reduction and Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries

Chapter 5. Poverty Reduction and Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2002

ISBN: 9781589061620

Keywords: financial statements, poverty reduction, financial sector, conditionality, balance of payments

Reducing poverty in low-income countries remains one of the foremost challenges of our time. There is unprecedented agreement in the international community about what needs to be done: a new cooperative par...

Chapter 3. Strengthening the International Financial System

Chapter 3. Strengthening the International Financial System »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2002

ISBN: 9781589061620

Keywords: financial statements, poverty reduction, financial sector, conditionality, balance of payments

Discussions of how to reform the international financial system took center stage in 1998 in the aftermath of the crises in the Asian countries. Since then, much has been done to improve the IMF’s capacity f...

Chapter 7. Technical Assistance and Training

Chapter 7. Technical Assistance and Training »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2002 : Making the Global Economy Work for All

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2002

ISBN: 9781589061620

Keywords: financial statements, poverty reduction, financial sector, conditionality, balance of payments

Besides its policy advice and financing, the IMF provides technical assistance and training to its member countries in its areas of expertise—including revenue administration and expenditure management, cent...

Chapter 1. The Global Crisis and Imbalances

Chapter 1. The Global Crisis and Imbalances »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

In the wake of the financial crisis, policymakers around the world renewed their focus on key imbalances in major economies with an eye toward reducing vulnerabilities that led to market upheaval and global...

Chapter 4. The United Kingdom: Imbalances and the Financial Sector

Chapter 4. The United Kingdom: Imbalances and the Financial Sector »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

The United Kingdom’s key imbalances over the past decade originate in low saving. Growth has been reliant on private and public consumption financed by high domestic and external borrowing. Publ...

Chapter 3. The United States: Resolving “Twin” Deficits

Chapter 3. The United States: Resolving “Twin” Deficits »

Source: Global Rebalancing : A Roadmap for Economic Recovery

Series: Books

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee , and Krishna Srinivasan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 2013

ISBN: 9781475573664

Keywords: current account, public debt, public finances, fiscal consolidation, financial sector

The United States has experienced long periods of external and fiscal imbalances. Fiscal deficits were substantial in the mid-2000s and widened significantly during the financial crisis. Externa...

CHAPTER V The Asian Crisis

CHAPTER V The Asian Crisis »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1998

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1998

ISBN: 9781557757654

Keywords: capital movements, financial sector, capital markets, financial statements, international capital markets

As the formative event of the financial year, the Asian financial crisis absorbed a large proportion of the Executive Board’s time. Directors met frequently—at times, daily—to be briefed on and discuss devel...