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Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

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Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Sonja Davidovic , Elena Loukoianova , Cormac Sullivan , and Hervé Tourpe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326735.087

ISBN: 9781498326735

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Technological innovation, Banking, Banking regulations, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, Financial services

The Bali Fintech Agenda highlights 12 principles for policymakers to consider when formulating their approaches to new financial technology (fintech). The agenda aims to harness the potential of fintech while manag...

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

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Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Sonja Davidovic , Elena Loukoianova , Cormac Sullivan , and Hervé Tourpe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

ISBN: 9781498326735

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Technological innovation, Banking, Banking regulations, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, Financial services

The Bali Fintech Agenda highlights 12 principles for policymakers to consider when formulating their approaches to new financial technology (fintech). The agenda aims to harness the potential of fintech while manag...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

IMF Executive Board Reviews Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

IMF Executive Board Reviews Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development »

Source: Review of Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318082

Keywords: Developing countries, Sustainable development, Financial sector, Development, Public investments, SDGs, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Technical Assistance, Capacity Development, Domestic Resource Mobilization

The paper reviews the implementation of the initiatives the IMF committed to in 2015 to support developing countries in pursuing the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, including (i) strengthening national ta...

Review of Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Review of Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development »

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498318082.007

ISBN: 9781498318082

Keywords: Developing countries, Sustainable development, Financial sector, Development, Public investments, SDGs, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Technical Assistance, Capacity Development, Domestic Resource Mobilization

The paper reviews the implementation of the initiatives the IMF committed to in 2015 to support developing countries in pursuing the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, including (i) strengthening national ta...

Review of Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Review of Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development »

Source: Review of Implementation of IMF Commitments in Support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Volume: 19

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498318082

Keywords: Developing countries, Sustainable development, Financial sector, Development, Public investments, SDGs, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Technical Assistance, Capacity Development, Domestic Resource Mobilization

The paper reviews the implementation of the initiatives the IMF committed to in 2015 to support developing countries in pursuing the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, including (i) strengthening national ta...

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward? »

Source: Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Volume/Issue: 2019/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Constance de Soyres , Anna Rogantini Picco , and Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484396247

Keywords: Domestic debt, Real interest rates, Economic growth, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rate increases, Debt build-up;Frontier LIDCs;global and country-specific factors;debt-to-GDP ratio;debt-to-GDP;country-specific;federal fund rate;fund rate

This paper focuses on the debt build-up that frontier low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have faced since 2012. First, it documents a 20-percentage point increase in the external and government debt-to-GDP ra...

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward?

Debt Build-up in Frontier Low-Income Developing Countries (LIDCs) since 2012: Global or Country-specific Factors and Way Forward? »

Volume/Issue: 2019/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Constance de Soyres , Anna Rogantini Picco , and Randa Sab

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484396247.001

ISBN: 9781484396247

Keywords: Domestic debt, Real interest rates, Economic growth, Heavily indebted poor countries, Interest rate increases, Debt build-up;Frontier LIDCs;global and country-specific factors;debt-to-GDP ratio;debt-to-GDP;country-specific;federal fund rate;fund rate

This paper focuses on the debt build-up that frontier low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have faced since 2012. First, it documents a 20-percentage point increase in the external and government debt-to-GDP ra...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Papua New Guinea »

Source: Papua New Guinea : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Papua New Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2018/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484388150

Keywords: Botswana, Sub-Saharan Africa

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) economy has grown sluggishly in recent years, reflecting a combination of domestic and external factors. External factors have included adverse terms of trade movements, a drought, and, i...