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Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Advancing Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/81

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dyna Heng , Anna Ivanova , Rodrigo Mariscal , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Joyce Wong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484321713

Keywords: Finanical, Deepening, Latin America, Caribbean, Financial Development Index

This paper examines the state of financial development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region as well as potential growth and stability implications from further development. The analysis suggests that acc...

2. América Latina y el Caribe: Administrando transiciones

2. América Latina y el Caribe: Administrando transiciones »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Administrando transiciones y riesgos

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781475523065

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates, América Latina, América Central, Caribe, fluctuaciones de los precios de las materias primas, tipos de cambio

Mientras la recuperación mundial continúa luchando por afianzarse, en América Latina y el Caribe se prevé que en 2016 el crecimiento sea negativo por segundo año consecutivo. La recesión regiona...

3. Análisis de la vulnerabilidad de las empresas de América Latina

3. Análisis de la vulnerabilidad de las empresas de América Latina »

Source: Perspectivas económicas regionales, abril de 2016: Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental : Administrando transiciones y riesgos

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781475523065

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates, América Latina, América Central, Caribe, fluctuaciones de los precios de las materias primas, tipos de cambio

Las empresas de América Latina están enfrentando condiciones del mercado financiero más difíciles a nivel mundial, en un contexto de menor crecimiento potencial y ajustes macroeconómicos complic...

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda »

Source: Antigua and Barbuda : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451801859

Keywords: eastern caribbean central bank, central bank, current account, capital expenditure, external borrowing

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Caribbean and Pacific Islands

Caribbean and Pacific Islands »

Source: Caribbean and Pacific Islands : A Survey of Gender Budgeting Efforts

Volume/Issue: 2016/154

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamoya Christie , and Dhanaraj Thakur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2016

ISBN: 9781475520057

Keywords: Gender budgeting, fiscal policy and administration, Caribbean and Pacific Islands, gender inequality

Of the countries in the Caribbean and Pacific Islands, Timor-Leste has the most well-developed gender budgeting initiative. In the Pacific Islands, a few gender budgeting efforts were initiated but did not continue...

Chapter 13: Capital Markets: An Example of a Regional Market

Chapter 13: Capital Markets: An Example of a Regional Market »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

In October 2001, the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) took a noteworthy step toward the development of its capital markets with the launch of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchang...

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges

Chapter 3. Caribbean Tourism in the Global Marketplace: Trends, Drivers, and Challenges »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The Caribbean region is highly dependent on tourism. The role of tourism in economic activity in the region increased steadily following the dismantling of the system of...

Chapter 11: Credit Unions: Prospects and Challenges

Chapter 11: Credit Unions: Prospects and Challenges »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

Credit unions in the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) have established an impressive growth record and increase in importance. Some 57 active credit unions in the union manage total...

Chapter 4. Cuba Awakening: Potential Risks and Opportunities

Chapter 4. Cuba Awakening: Potential Risks and Opportunities »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction The growth of Caribbean tourism other than to Cuba is partly a post–Cuban revolution phenomenon. After the Cuban revolution in 1959, U.S. travel restrictions in 1963 clo...

Chapter 8. Debt Restructuring in the Caribbean—The Recent Experience

Chapter 8. Debt Restructuring in the Caribbean—The Recent Experience »

Source: Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean

Series: Books

Author(s): Krishna Srinivasan , Inci Otker , Uma Ramakrishnan , and Trevor Alleyne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484315194

Keywords: Financial analysis, International financial markets, International financial cooperation, Financial integration, Economic growth, Inclusive growth, Regional integration, Regional economic integration, Economic integration, Caribbean

Introduction Many economies in the Caribbean region have been caught in a low growth–high debt trap for decades. Debt has been built up over the years through large fiscal deficits,...