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Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing

Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing »

Source: Automatic Fuel Pricing Mechanisms with Price Smoothing : Design, Implementation, and Fiscal Implications

Volume: 12

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): David Coady , Javier Arze del Granado , Luc Eyraud , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475566949

Keywords: Petroleum products, price smoothing, fuel taxes, price, prices, retail, pricing, volatility

Many developing and emerging countries do not fully pass-through increases in international fuel prices to domestic retail prices, with adverse consequences for fuel tax revenues and tax volatility. The adoption of...

Capacity Development

Capacity Development »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015 : Tackling Challenges Together

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781475544886

Keywords: debt, imf, tax, interest, investment

The IMF shares its expertise with officials in member countries and provides training to them—what it calls “capacity development”—to help countries build strong...

Chapter 1. The Commodities Roller Coaster: A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Chapter 1. The Commodities Roller Coaster: A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2015 : The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513570709

Keywords: Commodities, Natural resources, Fiscal framework, debt, fiscal policy, investment, commodity, projections

Exporters of nonrenewable commodities such as oil, gas, and metals are a key part of the global economy (Figure 1.1). 1 They are a mix of high-, middle-, and low-income countries...

Commodity Price Shocks and Financial Sector Fragility

Commodity Price Shocks and Financial Sector Fragility »

Source: Commodity Price Shocks and Financial Sector Fragility

Volume/Issue: 2016/12

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tidiane Kinda , Montfort Mlachila , and Rasmané Ouedraogo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498328722

Keywords: financial sector fragility, commodity, price, commodity price, prices, financial sector, General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation, All Countries

This paper investigates the impact of commodity price shocks on financial sector fragility. Using a large sample of 71 commodity exporters among emerging and developing economies, it shows that negative shocks to c...

Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility

Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility »

Source: Conditionality as an Instrument of Borrower Credibility

Volume/Issue: 1997/2

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Pierre Dhonte

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1997

ISBN: 9781451974423

Keywords: Conditionality, Conditionality/Credibility, credit ratings, external financing, credit rating, institutional investor, debt

Fund member countries that adopt market-friendly policies often encounter a credibility problem—market-friendly policies are not effective in stimulating private investment as long as there remains a signifi...

Country Abbreviations

Country Abbreviations »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2015 : The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513570709

Keywords: Commodities, Natural resources, Fiscal framework, debt, fiscal policy, investment, commodity, projections

Code Country name AFG Afghanistan...

Economic Surveillance

Economic Surveillance »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015 : Tackling Challenges Together

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781475544886

Keywords: debt, imf, tax, interest, investment

Surveillance is the catch-all term encompassing the process by which the IMF oversees the international monetary system and global economic developments, and mon...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Fiscal Monitor, October 2015 : The Commodities Roller Coaster - A Fiscal Framework for Uncertain Times

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

ISBN: 9781513570709

Keywords: Commodities, Natural resources, Fiscal framework, debt, fiscal policy, investment, commodity, projections

Natural resource-rich countries benefited from an exceptional commodity price boom during the 2000s, with metal and oil prices reaching historic highs. This provided a substantial boon to resource-rich devel...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Sub-Saharan Africa : Time for a Policy Reset

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 May 2016

ISBN: 9781498388139

Keywords: Commodity price fluctuations, Terms of trade, financial development, commodity, exchange, debt, exchange rate

Time for a Policy Reset Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa has weakened markedly, but, as usual, with a large variation in country circumstances. Growth for the...

Finances, Organization, and Accountability

Finances, Organization, and Accountability »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2015 : Tackling Challenges Together

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2015

ISBN: 9781475544886

Keywords: debt, imf, tax, interest, investment

In FY2015, the IMF operated within an unchanged budget envelope in real terms. This was the third year in row. Greater utilization and reallocation of the budget enabled the IMF to meet new demands. The IMF’...