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GCC Monetary Union and the Degree of Macroeconomic Policy Coordination

GCC Monetary Union and the Degree of Macroeconomic Policy Coordination »

Source: GCC Monetary Union and the Degree of Macroeconomic Policy Coordination

Volume/Issue: 2007/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bassem Kamar , and Samy Ben Naceur

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868128

Keywords: Models with panel data, central banks and their policies, analysis of fiscal and monetary policy, economic integration, policy coordination and transmission, exchange rate, real exchange rate, correlation, exchange rates, cointegration,

Coordinating macroeconomic policies is a pre-requisite to a successful launch of the common currency in the GCC countries. Relying on the Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate approach as a theoretical framework, we...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Monetary Union Among Member Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ugo Fasano-Filho , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062191

Keywords: monetary union, central bank, monetary policy, monetary unions, oil prices

The Heads of States of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) decided at the end of 2001 to deepen economic integration by establishing a common currency—pegged to the U.S. dollar—by 2...

II Progress Toward Economic Integration and Convergence Among GCC Countries

II Progress Toward Economic Integration and Convergence Among GCC Countries »

Source: Monetary Union Among Member Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ugo Fasano-Filho , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062191

Keywords: monetary union, central bank, monetary policy, monetary unions, oil prices

Over the past two decades, the GCC countries have taken important steps to achieve economic and financial integration among them. They have lifted formal impediments to the free movement of national goods, l...

III Main Lessons from the Experience of Monetary Unions

III Main Lessons from the Experience of Monetary Unions »

Source: Monetary Union Among Member Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ugo Fasano-Filho , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062191

Keywords: monetary union, central bank, monetary policy, monetary unions, oil prices

In a “full” monetary union, independent nation states adopt a single monetary policy and a common currency. This is characterized by a single external exchange rate policy, as well as the permanent absence o...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Qatar

Volume/Issue: 2008/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451832617

Keywords: debt, interest, article, fiscal balance, central bank, Staff Report,

Budget revenue in FY2006/07 amounted to 42 percent of GDP, with hydrocarbon revenue mirroring rising oil prices. The current account recorded a surplus of about 31 percent of GDP in 2006. Monetary conditions were c...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2014/108

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484368541

Keywords: current account, external debt, central bank, financial regulation, financial stability

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Qatar's macroeconomic performance has remained strong. GDP growth slowed from 13 percent in 2011 to 6.2 percent in 2012, mostly owing to the self-imposed moratorium...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475570144

Keywords: central bank, current account, domestic debt, total external debt

Qatar's economy is driven by high oil and natural gas prices and production, and remains strong with robust nonhydrocarbon growth. Its government has now shifted its focus to economic diversification and growth in...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice

Volume/Issue: 2010/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 February 2010

ISBN: 9781451832662

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, interest rates

The staff report for Qatar's 2009 Article IV Consultation describes economic development and policies. The underlying strength of the economy derived from  Qatar's hydrocarbon  revenues, and timely and decisive int...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Qatar

Volume/Issue: 2011/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455219957

Keywords: debt, central bank, external debt, debt management, interest, Staff Report,

Qatar has weathered the global economic crisis well. Enhancement of liquefied natural gas capacity (LNG), government support to the banking system, and increase in public spending sustain the high growth rates. The...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463934491

Keywords: banking, central bank, current account, banking system

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that Qatar is using its fiscal space, generated from an increase in hydrocarbon production and prices, to implement a large public spending program. Large infrastructure...