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1 Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe

1 Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

Rapid credit growth is one of the most pervasive developments in recent years in the countries of Central, Eastern, and South-eastern Europe (CEE). The benefits of this growth are unquestioned; but so are th...

7 Credit Growth Slowdown: The Experience of Bulgaria

7 Credit Growth Slowdown: The Experience of Bulgaria »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

The banking sector in Bulgaria currently consists of 28 domestic banks and six foreign branches. The number of banks may seem large, but in relative terms the sector is small—before the beginning of the cred...

20 Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation

20 Cross-Border Supervisory Cooperation »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

This chapter discusses the role played by the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) in promoting the convergence of banking supervisory practices and supervisory cooperation in Europe (see Box 20....

18 Debt Growth: Factors, Institutional Issues and Implications—The Portuguese Case

18 Debt Growth: Factors, Institutional Issues and Implications—The Portuguese Case »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

In this chapter, I discuss some of the features underlying the private sector debt evolution in Portugal throughout the 1990s. Rapid private sector credit growth, both in the household and nonfinancial corpo...

The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
			: A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective

The Global Financial Crisis and Adjustment to Shocks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : A Balance Sheet Analysis Perspective »

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Iyabo Masha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462360628.087

ISBN: 9781462360628

Keywords: Banking sector, foreign currency, financial derivatives, domestic currency, foreign exchange, banking

This paper analyzes the impact of the global financial crisis on the banking systems in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, and their responses to it, using information from banking system balance sheets. The paper undert...

9 Estonia’s Experience with Rapid Credit Growth

9 Estonia’s Experience with Rapid Credit Growth »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

Estonia has experienced two rapid credit growth cycles: one in the mid-1990s and the second from 2001 onward. This has raised several questions about the sustainability of these developments and about possib...

Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilization

Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilization »

Source: Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilization : A Model of Financial Fragility

Volume/Issue: 2000/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yuri Sobolev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

ISBN: 9781451854480

Keywords: Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilization, Credible Disinflation, Bank Intermediation, Financial Fragility, exchange rate, banking, foreign exchange, banking sector, banking system

Interactions between banks and open capital account are investigated as rationalizations for empirical regularities characterizing disinflation programs anchored by the exchange rate. The financial system is charac...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: The IMF and Recent Capital Account Crises : Indonesia, Korea, Brazil

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): Kevin Barnes , Ali Mansoor , Benjamin Cohen , and Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589061880

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, banking, banking sector, banking system

This report evaluates the role of the IMF in three recent capital account crises, in Indonesia (1997–98), Korea (1997–98), and Brazil (1998–99). These crises have been the subject of extensive external comme...

4 Fast Credit Expansion in Central and Eastern Europe: Catching-up, Sustainable Financial Deepening, or Bubble?

4 Fast Credit Expansion in Central and Eastern Europe: Catching-up, Sustainable Financial Deepening, or Bubble? »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

In recent years, most Central, Eastern, and South-eastern European (CEE) countries have recorded rapid rates of growth of banking system credit and, consequently, sizable increases in the ratio of credit to...

13 Fast Credit Growth and Policy Response: The Case of Romania

13 Fast Credit Growth and Policy Response: The Case of Romania »

Source: Rapid Credit Growth in Central and Eastern Europe : Endless Boom or Early Warning?

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Charles Enoch , and Inci Ötker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2007

ISBN: 9780230521513

Keywords: Credit expansion, Eastern Europe, credit, banking, banking sector, current account, foreign exchange

The evolution of credit growth in Romania, together with the macroeconomic consequences, has followed, albeit with a lag, similar developments in other economies in Central, Eastern, and South-eastern Europe...