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Armenia
			: Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues

Armenia : Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1999/128

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801439.002

ISBN: 9781451801439

Keywords: banking, banking system, foreign exchange, tax revenues, tax system

This paper reports economic developments in the Republic of Armenia during 1998-99. Prior to August 1998, real GDP growth was strong, inflation had declined to moderate levels, the current account deficit was decli...

Azerbaijan
			: Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues

Azerbaijan : Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2000/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802542.002

ISBN: 9781451802542

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

From the discussions, the paper reveals the vulnerability of the Azerbaijan banking system to conventional risk factors. Despite a stable macroeconomic environment and high margins of intermediation, the profitabil...

Azerbaijan Republic
			: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Azerbaijan Republic

Azerbaijan Republic : Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Azerbaijan Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2004/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 January 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802573.002

ISBN: 9781451802573

Keywords: banking, central bank, external debt, banking system, balance of payments

Macroeconomic performance continues to be strong, with double-digit real gross domestic product growth and low inflation. All quantitative and structural performance criteria have been met. Significant progress has...

Georgia
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Georgia : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2001/210

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814477.002

ISBN: 9781451814477

Keywords: banking, banking system, banking supervision, foreign exchange, payment systems

The Georgian financial system is small by international standards and by comparison with countries in the region. The vulnerabilities and policy challenges in the Georgian financial system are closely linked to the...

Georgia
			: Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues

Georgia : Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2001/211

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814507.002

ISBN: 9781451814507

Keywords: expenditure, banking, per, social expenditure, banking system

Real GDP growth in Georgia has been slow since the Russian crisis, but there are signs of more vigorous growth, despite weak external demand. The paper discusses administrative corruption, state capture, influence,...

Islamic Republic of Iran
			: Recent Economic Developments

Islamic Republic of Iran : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 2000/120

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451818925.002

ISBN: 9781451818925

Keywords: foreign exchange, inflation, banking, money growth, banking system

The Islamic Republic of Iran inherited a highly centralized economy. The state-owned enterprises had monopolies over large sectors of the economy, including the financial system. This was compounded by Iran's exces...

Islamic Republic of Iran
			: Recent Economic Developments

Islamic Republic of Iran : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1995/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451818888.002

ISBN: 9781451818888

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

This paper reviews economic developments in Iran during 1990-95. The growth rate of real GDP declined from an average of 11 percent in 1990/91-1991/92 to 2.7 percent in 1994/95. This decline was associated with dev...

Kuwait
			: Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics:  Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Kuwait : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2004/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822298.002

ISBN: 9781451822298

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, money laundering, banking sector

This Financial System Stability Assessment on Kuwait reviews the macroeconomic environment and gives an overview of the financial system. Financial stability has been effectively supported by prudent fiscal and mon...

Kuwait
			: Financial System Stability Assessment:  Update

Kuwait : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update »

Volume/Issue: 2010/239

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455204878.002

ISBN: 9781455204878

Keywords: banking system, financial stability, financial system, banking sector, financial institutions

The study shows that the global financial crisis has adversely affected Kuwait's financial system, especially in the Investment Company (IC) sector. Stress tests indicate that, in contrast to the ICs, the banking s...

Kuwait
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Kuwait : 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475526929.002

ISBN: 9781475526929

Keywords: oil, banking, banking system, recapitalization, gas

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that high oil prices and increased production have enabled the government in Kuwait to continue to record high fiscal and external surpluses and build strong buffers. Ov...