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5 Remittances and Migration

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Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne Remittances to developing countries have grown steadily over the past three decades. In many countries, they now constitute the largest single source of for...

Republic of Palau

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Source: Republic of Palau : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume I: Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2004/169

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451831511

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, money laundering, prudential regulation, banking license

This paper presents key findings of the Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector for Palau. Palau's government has demonstrated a clear political commitment to antimoney laundering. In a...

Republic of Palau

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Source: Republic of Palau : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume II: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2004/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451831528

Keywords: money laundering, terrorism, financial intermediaries, suspicious transactions, financing of terrorism

This paper reviews key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the Financial Sector of Palau. The assessment reveals that there is a relatively low level of compliance with the B...

Republic of Palau

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Source: Republic of Palau : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 2002/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451831498

Keywords: salaries, wages, investment income, benefits, foreign investment

This paper examines recent economic developments in the Republic of Palau. Palau has made a modest recovery in 2000 and 2001. Real GDP growth has been about 1 percent in 2000 and 2001, after the recession brought a...

Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau »

Source: Republic of Palau : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; a Public Information Notice; and a Statement by the Executive Director of the Republic of Palau on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2010/116

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455207923

Keywords: budget, revenues, debt, article, domestic revenue

The key findings of the Republic of Palau's 2010 Article IV Consultation shows that the single most important issue in Palau remains fiscal policy, including its effect on medium-term growth, as fiscal consolidatio...

Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau »

Source: Republic of Palau : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Republic of Palau

Volume/Issue: 2008/161

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451831559

Keywords: budget, article, domestic revenue, deficit

Over the past two years, economic activity in Palau has been slowed. Executive Directors welcomed the authorities' disciplined policies, strong financial sector legislation, and prudent management of foreign grants...

Republic of Palau

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Source: Republic of Palau : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2008/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451831566

Keywords: budget, budget constraint, public spending, interest rate, government budget constraint, government deposits, congressional committees, government revenue, level of public spending, net worth

The report discusses the needed fiscal adjustment under the no Compact renewal and Compact renewal scenarios, respectively. The report also discusses the IMF estimates and projections of the Republic of Palau's sel...

Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau »

Source: Republic of Palau : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502404

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, fiscal consolidation, tourism sector

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Palau's growth is expected to be favorable at 3 percent in FY2012 and to average 2 percent over the medium term. The outlook is clouded by an unsettled global environm...

Republic of Palau: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Palau »

Source: Republic of Palau : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Palau

Volume/Issue: 2019/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484397916

Keywords: Palau, Asia and Pacific

Palau, a small state in the Pacific, is heavily dependent on tourism and grants. Economic activity slowed down significantly due to lower tourism over the past two years. Growth is expected to pick up with a reboun...

Republic of Palau: Selected Issues

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Source: Republic of Palau : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484370964

Keywords: long-term fiscal sustainability, budget constraint, fiscal consolidation, fiscal adjustment

This Selected Issues paper describes Palau's fiscal challenges and policy options to achieve long-term fiscal sustainability. Palau relies heavily on compact grants, and without continued fiscal consolidation over...