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Ghana - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Ghana - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative »

Source: Ghana - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

Volume/Issue: 2005/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330695

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, Public financial management, Poverty reduction strategy, Domestic debt, External debt, Real effective exchange rates, completion point, PRGF, financial obligation, NPV

Staff is of the view that all criteria have been met, and recommends that the Board determine that Ghana qualifies for immediate debt relief under the MDRI.q...

Globalization, Financial Markets, and Fiscal Policy

Globalization, Financial Markets, and Fiscal Policy »

Source: Globalization, Financial Markets, and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2007/051

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2007

ISBN: 9781498333191

Keywords: Capital flows, Economic growth, Financial sector, Fiscal policy, Globalization, Government expenditures, Stabilization measures, Tax revenues, Economic integration, Economic policy

This paper examines how fiscal policy can contribute to realizing the benefits of two important ongoing developments, globalization and financial deepening....

Guidance Note for Fund Staff on the Treatment and Use of SDR Allocations

Guidance Note for Fund Staff on the Treatment and Use of SDR Allocations »

Source: Guidance Note for Fund Staff on the Treatment and Use of SDR Allocations

Volume/Issue: 2009/061

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2009

ISBN: 9781498335638

Keywords: Allocation of SDRs, Debt sustainability, Guidance statements for Fund representatives, Liquidity management, SDRs, SDR interest rates, Domestic debt, External debt, Balance of payments, International reserves

Against the backdrop of the global financial crisis, the IMF has decided to implement a US$250 billion general allocation of special drawing rights (SDRs). In addition, the Fourth Amendment of the Fund's Articles o...

Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2012/018

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 March 2012

ISBN: 9781498340755

Keywords: Concessional aid, Conditionality, Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, Low-income developing countries, Policy Support Instrument, Publications, Rapid Credit Facility, Standby Credit Facility, Use of Fund resources

The Fund's concessional facilities are aimed at providing flexible and tailored support to low-income countries (LICs) in their efforts to achieve, maintain, or restore a stable and sustainable macroeconomic positi...

2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/002

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2017

ISBN: 9781498346238

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, Low income countries, Policy Support Instrument, Rapid Credit Facility, Standby Credit Facility, Economic conditions, Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt

This Handbook provides guidance to staff on the financial facilities and non-financial instruments for low-income countries (LICs), defined here as all countries eligible to obtain concessional financing from the F...

2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498345910

Keywords: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, HIPC Initiative, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative, Policy Support Instrument, Publications

This Handbook provides guidance to staff on the financial and non-financial facilities for low-income countries (LICs), defined here as all countries eligible to obtain concessional financing from the Fund. It upda...

2014 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2014 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2014 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2014/070

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498342803

Keywords: Concessional aid, Conditionality, Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, HIPC Initiative, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative, Policy Support Instrument, Publications, Rapid Credit Facility

This Handbook, an updated version of a similarly titled document issued in May 2012 (IMF, 2012c), provides guidance to staff on the financial facilities for low-income countries (LICs) that became effective in Janu...

Heavily Indebted Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)--Status of Implementation

Heavily Indebted Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)--Status of Implementation »

Source: Heavily Indebted Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI)--Status of Implementation

Volume/Issue: 2010/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2010

ISBN: 9781498336840

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Debt sustainability, External debt, Heavily indebted poor countries, HIPC Initiative, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative, Public debt, Economic integration, Debt relief

This report provides an update on the status of implementation, impact, and costs of the Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Initiative and the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI). Debt relief provided un...

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative - Statistical Update

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative - Statistical Update »

Source: Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative - Statistical Update

Volume/Issue: 2013/086

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2013

ISBN: 9781498342032

Keywords: Debt burden, Debt relief, HIPC Initiative, Multilateral debt, Poverty reduction, Statistical annexes, Economic integration, Heavily indebted poor countries, Debt service, External debt

This report provides an update on the status of implementation of the HIPC Initiative and the MDRI over the past year. Given that most HIPCs have reached the completion point, in November 2011, the IMF and IDA Boar...

Helping Developing Countries Address Public Debt Management Challenges - An IMF-World Bank Capacity Building Partnership

Helping Developing Countries Address Public Debt Management Challenges - An IMF-World Bank Capacity Building Partnership »

Source: Helping Developing Countries Address Public Debt Management Challenges - An IMF-World Bank Capacity Building Partnership

Volume/Issue: 2013/039

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2013

ISBN: 9781498342155

Keywords: Access to capital markets, Collaboration with World Bank, Debt management, Developing countries, Fund policies, Public debt, Technical Assistance, Financial and Monetary Sector, External debt statistics, Multilateral debt

In 2009, the Boards of the IMF and World Bank jointly endorsed a capacity building program to help developing countries strengthen their public debt management frameworks. A key aspect of the program was to help de...