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A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337165.087

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia »

Source: A Growth-Friendly Path for Building Fiscal Buffers in the Caucuses and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2018/6

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Edward Gemayel , Lorraine Ocampos , Matteo Ghilardi , and James Aylward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484337165

Keywords: Growth acceleration, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, Republic of, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan

Since 2014, large and persistent external shocks have hit the CCA region, particularly a slump in global commodity prices and slower growth in its key economic partners. Fiscal accommodation, along with currency ad...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Lebanon

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2017/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570618

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Balance of payments statistics, Current account deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lebanon's economic growth remains subdued. Following a sharp drop in 2011, growth edged upward briefly to 2-3 percent, but has now slowed again. The IMF staff estim...

Lebanon
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Lebanon : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon »

Volume/Issue: 2017/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475570618.002

ISBN: 9781475570618

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Balance of payments statistics, Current account deficits, Debt sustainability analysis, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal risk, Fiscal policy, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Economic indicators

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lebanon's economic growth remains subdued. Following a sharp drop in 2011, growth edged upward briefly to 2-3 percent, but has now slowed again. The IMF staff estim...

Lebanon
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Lebanon : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2017/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475570816.002

ISBN: 9781475570816

Keywords: Capital, External shocks, Immigration, Human capital, Inward remittances, Lebanon, Middle East, Production growth, Oil prices, Syria

This paper discusses findings of the assessment of Lebanon's financial system. Lebanon has maintained financial stability for the last quarter century during repeated shocks and challenges. Over time, macroeconomic...

Lebanon
			: Selected Issues

Lebanon : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2017/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475570625.002

ISBN: 9781475570625

Keywords: Risk management, Stress testing, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Middle East, Middle East, Lebanon, Insurance, Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Financial safety nets

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon's economy. Output growth in Lebanon has fallen sharply since the onset of the Syrian crisis and is too low to accommodate new job seeke...

Lebanon

Lebanon »

Source: Lebanon : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2017/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570816

Keywords: Capital, External shocks, Immigration, Human capital, Inward remittances, Lebanon, Middle East, Production growth, Oil prices, Syria

This paper discusses findings of the assessment of Lebanon's financial system. Lebanon has maintained financial stability for the last quarter century during repeated shocks and challenges. Over time, macroeconomic...

Lebanon: Selected Issues

Lebanon: Selected Issues »

Source: Lebanon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570625

Keywords: Risk management, Stress testing, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Middle East, Middle East, Lebanon, Insurance, Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Financial safety nets

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon's economy. Output growth in Lebanon has fallen sharply since the onset of the Syrian crisis and is too low to accommodate new job seeke...

Lebanon: Selected Issues

Lebanon: Selected Issues »

Source: Lebanon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570625

Keywords: Risk management, Stress testing, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Middle East, Middle East, Lebanon, Insurance, Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Financial safety nets

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon's economy. Output growth in Lebanon has fallen sharply since the onset of the Syrian crisis and is too low to accommodate new job seeke...

Lebanon: Selected Issues

Lebanon: Selected Issues »

Source: Lebanon : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/20

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570625

Keywords: Risk management, Stress testing, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Middle East, Middle East, Lebanon, Insurance, Financial system stability assessment, Financial sector, Financial safety nets

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the impact of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon's economy. Output growth in Lebanon has fallen sharply since the onset of the Syrian crisis and is too low to accommodate new job seeke...