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Access Policy in Capital Account Crises

Access Policy in Capital Account Crises »

Source: Access Policy in Capital Account Crises

Volume/Issue: 2002/032

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2002

ISBN: 9781498328418

Keywords: Access limits, Access policy, Capital account, Enlarged access policy, Financial crisis, Quotas, Use of Fund resources, Balance of payments, Economic conditions, Financial crises

The Fund's decisions to lend to member countries in amounts well above the access limits for Mexico (1995), and since then, have raised important questions about the role of the Fund in crisis resolution and the ap...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2005/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330763

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, External sector, Economic growth, External debt, Social indicators, Public expenditure management, completion point, PRSP, HIPC, enhanced HIPC initiative

Benin reached the completion point under the enhanced HIPC Initiative on March 24, 2003. Staff is of the view that all criteria have been met, and recommends that the Board determine that Benin qualifies for immedi...

Burkina Faso - Staff Assessment of Qualification for the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2005/056

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498330749

Keywords: Multilateral debt relief initiative, Real effective exchange rates, External debt, Poverty reduction strategy, Foreign exchange reserves, Public investment programs, completion point, macroeconomic performance, PRSP, PRGF

Burkina Faso reached the completion point under the enhanced HIPC Initiative on April 12, 2002. Staff is of the view that all criteria have been met and recommends that the Board determine that Burkina Faso qualifi...

The Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability

The Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability »

Source: The Challenge of Maintaining Long-Term External Debt Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2001/007

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 April 2001

ISBN: 9781498328012

Keywords: Debt relief, Economic growth, External debt, External financing, HIPC Initiative, Balance of payments, Domestic debt, Public sector external debt, Financial statistics, Economic reforms

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Changing Patterns in Low-Income Country Financing and Implications for Fund Policies on External Financing and Debt

Changing Patterns in Low-Income Country Financing and Implications for Fund Policies on External Financing and Debt »

Source: Changing Patterns in Low-Income Country Financing and Implications for Fund Policies on External Financing and Debt

Volume/Issue: 2009/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2009

ISBN: 9781498336253

Keywords: Debt, Debt management, Debt sustainability, External debt, External financing, Fund policies, Low-income developing countries, Domestic debt, External debt limits, Access to international capital markets

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives while maintaining a sustainable debt position. The international community's main answer to this dilemma has been to p...

Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes »

Source: Data Provision to the Fund for Surveillance Purposes

Volume/Issue: 2002/024

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2002

ISBN: 9781498328562

Keywords: Data analysis, Data collection, Exchange rate policy surveillance, Multilateral surveillance, Special Data Dissemination Standard, External sector, Access to international capital markets, International investment position, External debt statistics, External debt

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Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines »

Source: Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs - Proposed New Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 2009/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 May 2009

ISBN: 9781498335744

Keywords: Access limits, Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Debt management, Debt sustainability, External debt, External financing, Financial management, Fund facilities, Fund policies

Low-income countries (LICs) face significant challenges in meeting their development objectives, while maintaining a sustainable debt position. To address this dilemma, the international community has largely advoc...

Debt-Sustainability in Low-Income Countries - Proposal for an Operational Framework and Policy Implications

Debt-Sustainability in Low-Income Countries - Proposal for an Operational Framework and Policy Implications »

Source: Debt-Sustainability in Low-Income Countries - Proposal for an Operational Framework and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2004/012

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2004

ISBN: 9781498330633

Keywords: External debt, Fiscal sector, Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, Adjustment process, Foreign exchange, Domestic debt, Economic stabilization, Heavily indebted poor countries, Economic conditions

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Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries - Toward a Forward-Looking Strategy

Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries - Toward a Forward-Looking Strategy »

Source: Debt Sustainability in Low-Income Countries - Toward a Forward-Looking Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2003/024

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2003

ISBN: 9781498329460

Keywords: Debt relief, External debt, Public sector external debt, Domestic debt, Balance of payments, External sector, Economic integration, Low income developing countries, PP, debt-service

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Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing

Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions Eligibility to Use the Fund’s Facilities for Concessional Financing »

Source: Eligibility to Use the Fund's Facilities for Concessional Financing - Decisions

Volume/Issue: 2010/001

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2010

ISBN: 9781498338042

Keywords: Access to Fund general resources, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Cross country analysis, Executive Board decisions, Fund facilities, IDA, Low-income developing countries, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Trust, Balance of payments

This paper proposes a framework for updating the PRGT eligibility list, based on transparent criteria and a regular review process, including policies for phasing in changes in eligibility. The premise is that acce...