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Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

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Source: Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

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Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750358.071

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

2 Fiji

2 Fiji »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

Fiji covers a land area of 18,000 square kilometers in the South Pacific, midway between Hawaii and Australia. The country is made up of about 400 islands, of which the two l...

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2003/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451840674

Keywords: budget, central bank, debt, public sector, balance of payments

This 2003 Article IV Consultation highlights that Samoa's GDP growth slowed to 1.9 percent in 2001/02. This slowdown reflected mainly a steep decline in agriculture and a sharp contraction in construction activity....

IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement Under Rapid Credit Facility for Samoa

IMF Executive Board Approves US$8.6 Million Disbursement Under Rapid Credit Facility for Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2013/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2013

ISBN: 9781475514810

Keywords: current account, balance of payments, current account deficit, central bank

Samoa was hit hard by a strong tropical cyclone, and the authorities are to be commended for their swift response to the resulting disaster. Economic growth this fiscal year is expected to be significantly lower th...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Staff Report of the 2005 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2005/220

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451840711

Keywords: budget, debt, article, central bank

This 2005 Article IV Consultation for Samoa reports that the combination of sound economic management and structural reform had led to robust growth, low inflation, sound public finances, and a comfortable external...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2007/185

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9781451840742

Keywords: debt, article, public debt, central bank

Samoa has achieved a major economic transformation over the last decade and a half. This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that real per capita GDP in Samoa has increased by more than 3 percent per year on av...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Samoa

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Samoa »

Source: Samoa : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2010/214

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455202881

Keywords: debt, deficit, budget, central bank, article

Samoa has suffered severe social and economic shocks. The outlook is challenging and subject to considerable uncertainty. Because of the tsunami's potentially severe impact on tourism, real GDP is likely to contrac...