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IMF Executive Board Approves US$932.3 Million Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Approves US$932.3 Million Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility for Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Request for an Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Volume/Issue: 2013/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484320006

Keywords: public debt, debt exchange, external debt, debt sustainability, current account

During the past three decades, Jamaica has shown low economic growth and high public debt, and has faced other social challenges. To help restore competitiveness and improve financial market conditions, the authori...

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jamaica and Approves US$ 67 million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Fund Facility for Jamaica and Approves US$ 67 million Disbursement »

Source: Jamaica : Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Volume/Issue: 2014/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498326605

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, financial system, current account deficit, deficit

Discussions centered on the preparations for the 2015/16 budget, and reforms to strengthen the financial sector and boost growth. The authorities have deepened their efforts in supporting their ambitious fiscal goa...

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund

Inflation, Credibility, and the Role of the International Monetary Fund »

Volume/Issue: 1998/12

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Curzio Giannini , and Carlo Cottarelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969337.003

ISBN: 9781451969337

Keywords: Inflation, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Fund role, International Monetary Fund, credibility, price stability, central bank, exchange rate, current account

This paper argues that many developing countries may find it difficult to buttress disinflation programs purely through the adoption of traditional credibility-enhancing devices (such as monetary anchors and centra...

Jamaica
			: Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance

Jamaica : Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance »

Volume/Issue: 2006/324

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820195.002

ISBN: 9781451820195

Keywords: public debt, current account, external debt, budget balance, current account deficit

The Jamaican economy made progress in reducing public debt despite adverse shocks and revenue shortfalls through fiscal consolidation under intensified IMF surveillance. IMF staff monitors the implementation of eco...

Jamaica
			: Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance

Jamaica : Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance »

Volume/Issue: 2005/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820140.002

ISBN: 9781451820140

Keywords: current account, budget balance, current account deficit, debt ratio

This paper reviews the Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance for Jamaica. The authorities have reaffirmed their objective of balancing the budget in FY 2005/06, while recognizing that this now poses a...

Jamaica
			: Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance

Jamaica : Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance »

Volume/Issue: 2005/219

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820157.002

ISBN: 9781451820157

Keywords: public debt, budget balance, current account, external debt, budget expenditure

This paper reviews the Interim Staff Report Under Intensified Surveillance for Jamaica. Following the adverse economic impact of Hurricane Ivan, the outlook for FY 2005/06 is for a rebound in growth in the context...

Jamaica
			: Request for an Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Jamaica : Request for an Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2013/126

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484320006.002

ISBN: 9781484320006

Keywords: public debt, debt exchange, external debt, debt sustainability, current account

During the past three decades, Jamaica has shown low economic growth and high public debt, and has faced other social challenges. To help restore competitiveness and improve financial market conditions, the authori...

Jamaica
			: Selected Issues

Jamaica : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2008/198

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820218.002

ISBN: 9781451820218

Keywords: capital inflows, capital flows, stock market, current account

Economic outcomes in Jamaica have fallen short of the authorities' objectives in recent years. As the government looks to reinvigorate its growth and debt reduction strategy, it is instructive to examine how exogen...

Jamaica
			: Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

Jamaica : Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility »

Volume/Issue: 2014/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326605.002

ISBN: 9781498326605

Keywords: inflation, monetary fund, financial system, current account deficit, deficit

Discussions centered on the preparations for the 2015/16 budget, and reforms to strengthen the financial sector and boost growth. The authorities have deepened their efforts in supporting their ambitious fiscal goa...

Jamaica
			: Statistical Appendix

Jamaica : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2001/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451820126.002

ISBN: 9781451820126

Keywords: bank of jamaica, banking system, banking, current account, external debt

The statistical data on gross domestic product savings and investment, gross fixed capital formation, output of selected commodities, selected information on the bauxite/alumina sector, public sector balance, finan...