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Chapter 1 External Positions and Policies

Chapter 1 External Positions and Policies »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

This overview chapter discusses the evolution of and outlook for global external positions and summarizes the IMF staff’s external assessments for a globally representative set of economies in 2...

Chapter 2 External Stress and the International Investment Position

Chapter 2 External Stress and the International Investment Position »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Countries’ external assets and liabilities reached historic highs in the years before the Great Lockdown. This chapter examines the relationship between the structure of external assets and liab...

Chapter 3 2019 Individual Economy Assessments

Chapter 3 2019 Individual Economy Assessments »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Methodology and Process The individual economy assessments use a wide range of methods to form an integrated and multilaterally consistent view on economies’ external sector position...

External Sector Report, 2020
			: Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis »

Series: External Sector Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513549019.085

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Produced since 2012, the IMF's annual External Sector Report analyzes global external developments and provides multilaterally consistent assessments of external positions, including current accounts, real exchange...

External Sector Report, 2020: Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

External Sector Report, 2020: Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Produced since 2012, the IMF's annual External Sector Report analyzes global external developments and provides multilaterally consistent assessments of external positions, including current accounts, real exchange...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: External Sector Report, 2020 : Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis

Series: External Sector Report

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513549019

Keywords: External sector, International investment position, External sector assessment, Financial crises, Nominal effective exchange rate, ESR, develop economy, euro area, emerge market, current account balance

Produced since 2012, the IMF's annual External Sector Report analyzes global external developments and provides multilaterally consistent assessments of external positions, including current accounts, real exchange...

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany »

Volume/Issue: 2020/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513546063.001

ISBN: 9781513546063

Keywords: National income, Interest rates on deposits, Flow of funds, National accounts, Financial crises, Germany, wealth inequality, corporate saving, current account surplus., WP

This paper explores the interaction between corporate ownership concentration and private savings, and by extension, the current account balance in Germany. As high corporate savings largely reflected capital incom...

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany »

Source: Wealth Inequality and Private Savings: The Case of Germany

Volume/Issue: 2020/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mai Dao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513546063

Keywords: National income, Interest rates on deposits, Flow of funds, National accounts, Financial crises, Germany, wealth inequality, corporate saving, current account surplus., WP

This paper explores the interaction between corporate ownership concentration and private savings, and by extension, the current account balance in Germany. As high corporate savings largely reflected capital incom...

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Source: A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances

A European Minimum Wage: Implications for Poverty and Macroeconomic Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2020/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache , Christian Ebeke , La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul , Koralai Kirabaeva , Davide Malacrino , Florian Misch , Hyun Woo Park , and Yu Shi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545073.001

ISBN: 9781513545073

Keywords: External sector, Cost of living, Wage policy, Labor costs, Labor markets, Minimum Wage, European Union, Poverty Alleviation, Current Account Rebalancing, Monetary Unions

A hypothetical European Minimum Wage (MW) set at 60 percent of each country's median wage would reduce in-work poverty but have limited effects on overall poverty, as many poor households do not earn a wage near MW...

Myanmar
			: Technical Assistance Report-External Sector Statistics Mission

Myanmar : Technical Assistance Report-External Sector Statistics Mission »

Volume/Issue: 2020/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530307.002

ISBN: 9781513530307

Keywords: Accounting, Balance of payments, Bilateral trade, Central banking, Central banks, Commodities, Credit, Current account balances, Data collection, Depreciation

This Technical Assistance Report paper highlights that the work on verifying reasonable size of coverage adjustments for Myanmar's imports was addressed during the mission, using bilateral trade data from Thailand...

Myanmar

Myanmar »

Source: Myanmar : Technical Assistance Report-External Sector Statistics Mission

Volume/Issue: 2020/46

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513530307

Keywords: Accounting, Balance of payments, Bilateral trade, Central banking, Central banks, Commodities, Credit, Current account balances, Data collection, Depreciation

This Technical Assistance Report paper highlights that the work on verifying reasonable size of coverage adjustments for Myanmar's imports was addressed during the mission, using bilateral trade data from Thailand...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus1 »

Source: The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus

The Drivers, Implications and Outlook for China's Shrinking Current Account Surplus »

Volume/Issue: 2019/244

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , and Swarnali Hannan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 November 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516097.001

ISBN: 9781513516097

Keywords: Accounting, Aging, Assets, Balance of trade, Bank deposits, Bilateral trade, Bonds, Capital, Capital account, Capital flows

China's current account surplus has declined significantly from its peak in 2008 and the external position in 2018 was in line with medium-term fundamentals and desirable policies. While cyclical factors and expans...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Indonesia

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Indonesia »

Source: Indonesia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2019/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509129

Keywords: External sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, External debt, Development, ISCR, CR, account deficit, percent of GDP, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the Indonesian economy performed well in 2018, despite external headwinds, including capital flow reversals. Growth stabilized above 5 percent and inflation eased to...

Indonesia
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Indonesia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia »

Volume/Issue: 2019/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513509129.002

ISBN: 9781513509129

Keywords: External sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, External debt, Development, ISCR, CR, account deficit, percent of GDP, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the Indonesian economy performed well in 2018, despite external headwinds, including capital flow reversals. Growth stabilized above 5 percent and inflation eased to...

Indonesia: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Indonesia: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia »

Source: Indonesia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2019/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509129

Keywords: External sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, External debt, Development, ISCR, CR, account deficit, percent of GDP, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the Indonesian economy performed well in 2018, despite external headwinds, including capital flow reversals. Growth stabilized above 5 percent and inflation eased to...

Indonesia: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Indonesia: Staff Report for the 2019 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Indonesia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2019/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509129

Keywords: External sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, External debt, Development, ISCR, CR, account deficit, percent of GDP, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the Indonesian economy performed well in 2018, despite external headwinds, including capital flow reversals. Growth stabilized above 5 percent and inflation eased to...

Statement by Alisara Mahasandana, Executive Director for Indonesia; Keng Heng Tan, Alternative Executive Director; Muslimin Anwar, Senior Advisor to Executive Director; and Dian Susiandri, Advisor to Executive Director July 3, 2019

Statement by Alisara Mahasandana, Executive Director for Indonesia; Keng Heng Tan, Alternative Executive Director; Muslimin Anwar, Senior Advisor to Executive Director; and Dian Susiandri, Advisor to Executive Director July 3, 2019 »

Source: Indonesia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2019/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509129

Keywords: External sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, External debt, Development, ISCR, CR, account deficit, percent of GDP, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the Indonesian economy performed well in 2018, despite external headwinds, including capital flow reversals. Growth stabilized above 5 percent and inflation eased to...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Indonesia July 3, 2019

Statement by the Staff Representative on Indonesia July 3, 2019 »

Source: Indonesia : 2019 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

Volume/Issue: 2019/250

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 July 2019

ISBN: 9781513509129

Keywords: External sector, Financial systems, Balance of payments, External debt, Development, ISCR, CR, account deficit, percent of GDP, Proj

This 2019 Article IV Consultation discusses that the Indonesian economy performed well in 2018, despite external headwinds, including capital flow reversals. Growth stabilized above 5 percent and inflation eased to...

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel »

Source: Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Volume/Issue: 2019/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Marcos Chamon , Aitor Erce , and Akira Sasahara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498303255

Keywords: Sovereign debt restructuring, Business cycles, Capital inflows, Domestic debt, Current account deficits, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, GDP Growth, Investment

Sovereign debt restructurings are associated with declines in GDP, investment, bank credit, and capital flows. The transmission channels and associated output and banking sector costs depend on whether the restruct...

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel

Costs of Sovereign Defaults: Restructuring Strategies, Bank Distress and the Capital Inflow-Credit Channel »

Volume/Issue: 2019/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma , Marcos Chamon , Aitor Erce , and Akira Sasahara

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303255.001

ISBN: 9781498303255

Keywords: Sovereign debt restructuring, Business cycles, Capital inflows, Domestic debt, Current account deficits, Sovereign Debt, Sovereign Defaults, Sovereign Debt Restructurings, GDP Growth, Investment

Sovereign debt restructurings are associated with declines in GDP, investment, bank credit, and capital flows. The transmission channels and associated output and banking sector costs depend on whether the restruct...

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up 2018 External Sector Report Executive Board Meeting 18/66 July 16, 2018

The Acting Chair’s Summing Up 2018 External Sector Report Executive Board Meeting 18/66 July 16, 2018 »

Source: External Sector Report, July 2018 : Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions

Volume: 18

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367360

Keywords: Reserves, Exchange rates, Capital flows, Current account, G20

The External Sector Report presents a methodologically consistent assessment of the exchange rates, current accounts, reserves, capital flows, and external balance sheets of the world's largest economies. The 2018...

2018 External Sector Report—Individual Economy Assessments

2018 External Sector Report—Individual Economy Assessments »

Source: External Sector Report, July 2018 : Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions

Volume: 18

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367360

Keywords: Reserves, Exchange rates, Capital flows, Current account, G20

The External Sector Report presents a methodologically consistent assessment of the exchange rates, current accounts, reserves, capital flows, and external balance sheets of the world's largest economies. The 2018...

2018 External Sector Report—Refinements to the External Balance Assessment Methodology—Technical Supplement

2018 External Sector Report—Refinements to the External Balance Assessment Methodology—Technical Supplement »

Source: External Sector Report, July 2018 : Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions

Volume: 18

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367360

Keywords: Reserves, Exchange rates, Capital flows, Current account, G20

The External Sector Report presents a methodologically consistent assessment of the exchange rates, current accounts, reserves, capital flows, and external balance sheets of the world's largest economies. The 2018...

External Sector Report, July 2018
			: Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions

External Sector Report, July 2018 : Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions »

Volume: 18

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367360.085

ISBN: 9781484367360

Keywords: Reserves, Exchange rates, Capital flows, Current account, G20

The External Sector Report presents a methodologically consistent assessment of the exchange rates, current accounts, reserves, capital flows, and external balance sheets of the world's largest economies. The 2018...

External Sector Report: Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions

External Sector Report: Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions »

Source: External Sector Report, July 2018 : Tackling Global Imbalances amid Rising Trade Tensions

Volume: 18

Series: External Sector Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484367360

Keywords: Reserves, Exchange rates, Capital flows, Current account, G20

The External Sector Report presents a methodologically consistent assessment of the exchange rates, current accounts, reserves, capital flows, and external balance sheets of the world's largest economies. The 2018...

China's Economy in Transition
			: From External to Internal Rebalancing

China's Economy in Transition : From External to Internal Rebalancing »

Series: Books

Author(s): Anoop Singh , Malhar Nabar , and Papa N'Diaye

Publisher: China Financial Economic Publishing House

Publication Date: 19 March 2018

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787509572153.071

ISBN: 9787509572153

Keywords: Asia, current account, real interest rate, financial reform, real estate, current account surplus

China's current account surplus has declined to around one-quarter the peak reached before the global financial crisis. While this is a major reduction in China's external imbalance, it has not been accompanied by...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Philippines »

Source: Philippines : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326831

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Macroprudential Policy, Financial stability, Current account balances, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Philippine economy's continued good performance. Real GDP growth reached 6.9 percent in 2016 and 6.4 percent in the first half of 2017, led by robust domestic demand...

Philippines
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Philippines : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484326831.002

ISBN: 9781484326831

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Macroprudential Policy, Financial stability, Current account balances, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Philippine economy's continued good performance. Real GDP growth reached 6.9 percent in 2016 and 6.4 percent in the first half of 2017, led by robust domestic demand...

Philippines: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Philippines: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Philippines : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326831

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Macroprudential Policy, Financial stability, Current account balances, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Philippine economy's continued good performance. Real GDP growth reached 6.9 percent in 2016 and 6.4 percent in the first half of 2017, led by robust domestic demand...

Philippines: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Philippines: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Philippines : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326831

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, External sector, Macroprudential Policy, Financial stability, Current account balances, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights the Philippine economy's continued good performance. Real GDP growth reached 6.9 percent in 2016 and 6.4 percent in the first half of 2017, led by robust domestic demand...

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Cambodia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2017/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325094

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Credit expansion, Fiscal sustainability, Current account deficits, Budget deficits, Fiscal reforms, Inflation, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights 6.9 percent expected growth in Cambodia's economy in 2017, with moderating private investment offset by higher public spending and robust construction and tourism activi...

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Cambodia: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Cambodia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2017/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325094

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Credit expansion, Fiscal sustainability, Current account deficits, Budget deficits, Fiscal reforms, Inflation, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights 6.9 percent expected growth in Cambodia's economy in 2017, with moderating private investment offset by higher public spending and robust construction and tourism activi...

Cambodia: Staff Report for The 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Cambodia: Staff Report for The 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Cambodia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2017/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325094

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Credit expansion, Fiscal sustainability, Current account deficits, Budget deficits, Fiscal reforms, Inflation, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights 6.9 percent expected growth in Cambodia's economy in 2017, with moderating private investment offset by higher public spending and robust construction and tourism activi...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Cambodia

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2017/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325094

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Credit expansion, Fiscal sustainability, Current account deficits, Budget deficits, Fiscal reforms, Inflation, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights 6.9 percent expected growth in Cambodia's economy in 2017, with moderating private investment offset by higher public spending and robust construction and tourism activi...

Cambodia
			: 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia

Cambodia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia »

Volume/Issue: 2017/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325094.002

ISBN: 9781484325094

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Credit expansion, Fiscal sustainability, Current account deficits, Budget deficits, Fiscal reforms, Inflation, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights 6.9 percent expected growth in Cambodia's economy in 2017, with moderating private investment offset by higher public spending and robust construction and tourism activi...

Statement by Juda Agung, Executive Director for Cambodia, Edna C. Villa, Alternate Executive Director, and Kaweevudh Sumawong, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, September 22, 2017

Statement by Juda Agung, Executive Director for Cambodia, Edna C. Villa, Alternate Executive Director, and Kaweevudh Sumawong, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, September 22, 2017 »

Source: Cambodia : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Cambodia

Volume/Issue: 2017/325

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484325094

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Economic growth, Credit expansion, Fiscal sustainability, Current account deficits, Budget deficits, Fiscal reforms, Inflation, Economic indicators, Balance of payments statistics

This 2017 Article IV Consultation highlights 6.9 percent expected growth in Cambodia's economy in 2017, with moderating private investment offset by higher public spending and robust construction and tourism activi...

2017 External Sector Report

2017 External Sector Report »

Source: 2017 External Sector Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346597

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Commodity prices, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report

Global current account imbalances were broadly unchanged in 2016, with minor shifts adding to the reconfiguration under way since 2013. The fall in commodity prices, uneven cyclical recoveries in systemic economies...

2017 External Sector Report—Individual Economy Assessments

2017 External Sector Report—Individual Economy Assessments »

Source: 2017 External Sector Report Individual Economy Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2017/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Working Group on External Debt Statistics;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346603

Keywords: Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

IMF Executive Board Discusses the 2017 External Sector Report

IMF Executive Board Discusses the 2017 External Sector Report »

Source: 2017 External Sector Report

Volume/Issue: 2017/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346597

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Commodity prices, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report

Global current account imbalances were broadly unchanged in 2016, with minor shifts adding to the reconfiguration under way since 2013. The fall in commodity prices, uneven cyclical recoveries in systemic economies...

IMF Executive Board Discusses the 2017 External Sector Report

IMF Executive Board Discusses the 2017 External Sector Report »

Source: 2017 External Sector Report Individual Economy Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2017/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Working Group on External Debt Statistics;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

ISBN: 9781498346603

Keywords: Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

2017 External Sector Report

2017 External Sector Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346597.007

ISBN: 9781498346597

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Commodity prices, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report

Global current account imbalances were broadly unchanged in 2016, with minor shifts adding to the reconfiguration under way since 2013. The fall in commodity prices, uneven cyclical recoveries in systemic economies...

2017 External Sector Report

2017 External Sector Report »

Volume/Issue: 2017/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346597.007

ISBN: 9781498346597

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Commodity prices, Cross country analysis, Current account balances, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report

Global current account imbalances were broadly unchanged in 2016, with minor shifts adding to the reconfiguration under way since 2013. The fall in commodity prices, uneven cyclical recoveries in systemic economies...

2017 External Sector Report Individual Economy Assessments

2017 External Sector Report Individual Economy Assessments »

Volume/Issue: 2017/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Working Group on External Debt Statistics;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346603.007

ISBN: 9781498346603

Keywords: Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

2017 External Sector Report Individual Economy Assessments

2017 External Sector Report Individual Economy Assessments »

Volume/Issue: 2017/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Working Group on External Debt Statistics;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept;International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Secretary's Department;International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 July 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346603.007

ISBN: 9781498346603

Keywords: Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

Methodological Note on EBA-Lite

Methodological Note on EBA-Lite »

Volume/Issue: 2016/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346030.007

ISBN: 9781498346030

Keywords: Capital controls, Current account, Economic models, External sector, Foreign exchange, Intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment, Real exchange rates, Purchasing power parity

The Fund has taken important steps to enhance its external sector assessments since the launch of the External Balance Assessment (EBA) methodology and the External Sector Report (ESR) in 2012, which provides a mul...

Methodological Note on EBA-Lite

Methodological Note on EBA-Lite »

Source: Methodological Note on EBA-Lite

Volume/Issue: 2016/045

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 August 2016

ISBN: 9781498346030

Keywords: Capital controls, Current account, Economic models, External sector, Foreign exchange, Intervention, Real effective exchange rates, External sector assessment, Real exchange rates, Purchasing power parity

The Fund has taken important steps to enhance its external sector assessments since the launch of the External Balance Assessment (EBA) methodology and the External Sector Report (ESR) in 2012, which provides a mul...

Optimal Reserves in Financially Closed Economies

Optimal Reserves in Financially Closed Economies »

Volume/Issue: 2016/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325445.001

ISBN: 9781484325445

Keywords: Official reserves, current account, precautionary savings

Financially closed economies insure themselves against current-account shocks using international reserves. We characterize the optimal management of reserves using an open-economy model of precautionary savings an...

Optimal Reserves in Financially Closed Economies1

Optimal Reserves in Financially Closed Economies1 »

Source: Optimal Reserves in Financially Closed Economies

Volume/Issue: 2016/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Olivier Jeanne , and Damiano Sandri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484325445

Keywords: Official reserves, current account, precautionary savings

Financially closed economies insure themselves against current-account shocks using international reserves. We characterize the optimal management of reserves using an open-economy model of precautionary savings an...

South Africa’s Exports Performance

South Africa’s Exports Performance »

Volume/Issue: 2016/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Roberto Perrelli , and Boyang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475594003.001

ISBN: 9781475594003

Keywords: structural bottlenecks, exchange rate, depreciation, relative prices, currency, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Export performance

Despite a substantial and prolonged exchange rate depreciation, South Africa’s export performance has disappointed since the global financial crisis. In this paper we focus on the role of structural factors in redu...

South Africa's Exports Performance

South Africa's Exports Performance »

Source: South Africa’s Exports Performance

Volume/Issue: 2016/24

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Roberto Perrelli , and Boyang Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475594003

Keywords: structural bottlenecks, exchange rate, depreciation, relative prices, currency, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Export performance

Despite a substantial and prolonged exchange rate depreciation, South Africa’s export performance has disappointed since the global financial crisis. In this paper we focus on the role of structural factors in redu...

2016 External Sector Report

2016 External Sector Report »

Source: 2016 External Sector Report

Volume/Issue: 2016/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498345545

Keywords: Commodity prices, Current account balances, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report, External shocks, Monetary policy, Real effective exchange rates, Terms of trade

After narrowing in the aftermath of the global financial crisis and remaining broadly unchanged in recent years, global imbalances increased moderately in 2015, amid a reconfiguration of current accounts and exchan...

2016 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

2016 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments »

Source: 2016 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2016/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2016

ISBN: 9781498345521

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange, Intervention

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

2016 External Sector Report

2016 External Sector Report »

Volume/Issue: 2016/005

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345545.007

ISBN: 9781498345545

Keywords: Commodity prices, Current account balances, Emerging markets, Exchange rates, External sector, External Sector Report, External shocks, Monetary policy, Real effective exchange rates, Terms of trade

After narrowing in the aftermath of the global financial crisis and remaining broadly unchanged in recent years, global imbalances increased moderately in 2015, amid a reconfiguration of current accounts and exchan...

2016 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

2016 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments »

Volume/Issue: 2016/004

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345521.007

ISBN: 9781498345521

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange, Intervention

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

Grenada: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Grenada: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Grenada : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513554136

Keywords: debt, current account deficit, monetary fund, deficit, inflation

This paper discusses Grenada's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs), and Financing Assurances Review. Overall program implementation remains...

Grenada: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Supplementary Information

Grenada: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Supplementary Information »

Source: Grenada : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513554136

Keywords: debt, current account deficit, monetary fund, deficit, inflation

This paper discusses Grenada's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs), and Financing Assurances Review. Overall program implementation remains...

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Grenada, and Approves US$2.7 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Grenada, and Approves US$2.7 Million Disbursement »

Source: Grenada : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513554136

Keywords: debt, current account deficit, monetary fund, deficit, inflation

This paper discusses Grenada's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs), and Financing Assurances Review. Overall program implementation remains...

Grenada
			: Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; and Staff Report

Grenada : Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513554136.002

ISBN: 9781513554136

Keywords: debt, current account deficit, monetary fund, deficit, inflation

This paper discusses Grenada's Third Review Under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), Request for Modification of Performance Criteria (PCs), and Financing Assurances Review. Overall program implementation remains...

News Shocks in Open Economies
			: Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

News Shocks in Open Economies : Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries »

Volume/Issue: 2015/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Valerie Ramey , and Liugang Sheng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513543154.001

ISBN: 9781513543154

Keywords: news shocks, current account and business cycles, production, investment, gdp, economy, capital, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper explores the effect of news shocks on the current account and other macroeconomic variables using worldwide giant oil discoveries as a directly observable measure of news shocks about future output ? the...

News Shocks in Open Economies

News Shocks in Open Economies »

Source: News Shocks in Open Economies : Evidence from Giant Oil Discoveries

Volume/Issue: 2015/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Valerie Ramey , and Liugang Sheng

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513543154

Keywords: news shocks, current account and business cycles, production, investment, gdp, economy, capital, General, Open Economy Macroeconomics,

This paper explores the effect of news shocks on the current account and other macroeconomic variables using worldwide giant oil discoveries as a directly observable measure of news shocks about future output ? the...

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Forecasts - Process, Quality, and Country Perspective

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Forecasts - Process, Quality, and Country Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2015/052

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344203.007

ISBN: 9781498344203

Keywords: Current account balances, Data processing, Human capital, Fiscal policy, Forecasting models, WEO, IEO, forecast error, forecast, medium-term

This paper sets out Management's response to the Independent Evaluation Office's (IEO) evaluation of IMF Forecasts: Process, Quality, and Country Perspectives. The implementation plan proposes specific actions to a...

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Forecasts - Process, Quality, and Country Perspective

Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Forecasts - Process, Quality, and Country Perspective »

Source: Implementation Plan in Response to the Board-Endorsed Recommendations for the IEO Evaluation of IMF Forecasts - Process, Quality, and Country Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2015/052

Series: Policy Papers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2015

ISBN: 9781498344203

Keywords: Current account balances, Data processing, Human capital, Fiscal policy, Forecasting models, WEO, IEO, forecast error, forecast, medium-term

This paper sets out Management's response to the Independent Evaluation Office's (IEO) evaluation of IMF Forecasts: Process, Quality, and Country Perspectives. The implementation plan proposes specific actions to a...

Grenada: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request For a Waiver of a Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review

Grenada: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request For a Waiver of a Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Grenada : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request For a Waiver of a Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2015/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513516189

Keywords: oil prices, debt, deficit, monetary fund, current account deficit

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The program was approved on June 26, 2014 and the first review completed on December 12, 2014. Grenada has received SDR 4.04 million (about US$5.9 milli...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Grenada, and Approves US$2.8 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Grenada, and Approves US$2.8 Million Disbursement »

Source: Grenada : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request For a Waiver of a Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2015/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513516189

Keywords: oil prices, debt, deficit, monetary fund, current account deficit

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The program was approved on June 26, 2014 and the first review completed on December 12, 2014. Grenada has received SDR 4.04 million (about US$5.9 milli...

Grenada
			: Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request For a Waiver of a Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review

Grenada : Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility, Request For a Waiver of a Performance Criterion, Request for Modification of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurances Review »

Volume/Issue: 2015/193

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513516189.002

ISBN: 9781513516189

Keywords: oil prices, debt, deficit, monetary fund, current account deficit

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Extended Credit Facility (ECF) Arrangement. The program was approved on June 26, 2014 and the first review completed on December 12, 2014. Grenada has received SDR 4.04 million (about US$5.9 milli...

2015 External Sector Report

2015 External Sector Report »

Source: 2015 External Sector Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2015

ISBN: 9781498344364

Keywords: Commodity prices, Current account balances, External sector, External Sector Report, Monetary policy, Oil prices, Real effective exchange rates, International investment position, Current account surpluses, Current account deficits

After narrowing modestly in 2013, the global scale of current account imbalances, and of excess imbalances, held steady in 2014. Over the last several years, while the country composition of imbalances has rotated...

2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments »

Source: 2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

Volume/Issue: 2015/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2015

ISBN: 9781498344357

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange, Intervention

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

2015 External Sector Report

2015 External Sector Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344364.007

ISBN: 9781498344364

Keywords: Commodity prices, Current account balances, External sector, External Sector Report, Monetary policy, Oil prices, Real effective exchange rates, International investment position, Current account surpluses, Current account deficits

After narrowing modestly in 2013, the global scale of current account imbalances, and of excess imbalances, held steady in 2014. Over the last several years, while the country composition of imbalances has rotated...

2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments

2015 External Sector Report - Individual Economy Assessments »

Volume/Issue: 2015/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344357.007

ISBN: 9781498344357

Keywords: Capital account, Capital flows, Cross country analysis, Current account, Developed countries, Emerging markets, External sector, External Sector Report, Foreign exchange, Intervention

The external sector assessments use a wide range of methods, including the External Balance Assessment (EBA) developed by the IMF's Research Department to estimate desired current account balances and real exchange...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review Under the SBA for Jordan

IMF Executive Board Completes the Sixth Review Under the SBA for Jordan »

Source: Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

Jordan
			: Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access »

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484367797.002

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

Jordan: Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Jordan: Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access »

Source: Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

Statement by Mr. Beblawi and Mr. Geadah on Jordan, April 24, 2015

Statement by Mr. Beblawi and Mr. Geadah on Jordan, April 24, 2015 »

Source: Jordan : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing of Access

Volume/Issue: 2015/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 2015

ISBN: 9781484367797

Keywords: market, inflation, monetary fund, deficit, current account deficit

This paper discusses Jordan's Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waivers of Applicability of Performance Criteria (PC), and Rephasing of Access. PC Program performance remains broadly on cours...

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...

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: Sixth Review Under the Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility

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

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...

Statement by Serge Dupont, Executive Director for Jamaica and Trevor Lessard, Alternate Executive Director, December 19, 2014

Statement by Serge Dupont, Executive Director for Jamaica and Trevor Lessard, Alternate Executive Director, December 19, 2014 »

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Turkey

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Turkey »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484304501

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Turkey's economy has grown on average by 6 percent annually since 2010, but this has come at the expense of a large external deficit, making the economy sensitive t...

Turkey
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Turkey : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484304501.002

ISBN: 9781484304501

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Turkey's economy has grown on average by 6 percent annually since 2010, but this has come at the expense of a large external deficit, making the economy sensitive t...

Turkey
			: Selected Issues

Turkey : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498398077.002

ISBN: 9781498398077

Keywords: national savings, current account, consumption, deficit

This Selected Issues paper examines the external imbalance situation in Turkey. Turkey's current account deficit is expected to remain elevated at about 5.5 to 6 percent of GDP through 2019. Reducing the deficit to...

Statement by Mr. Ibrahim Canakci, Executive Director for Turkey and Mr. Cem Gokcen, Advisor to Executive Director, November 21, 2014

Statement by Mr. Ibrahim Canakci, Executive Director for Turkey and Mr. Cem Gokcen, Advisor to Executive Director, November 21, 2014 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484304501

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Turkey's economy has grown on average by 6 percent annually since 2010, but this has come at the expense of a large external deficit, making the economy sensitive t...

Turkey: Selected Issues

Turkey: Selected Issues »

Source: Turkey : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498398077

Keywords: national savings, current account, consumption, deficit

This Selected Issues paper examines the external imbalance situation in Turkey. Turkey's current account deficit is expected to remain elevated at about 5.5 to 6 percent of GDP through 2019. Reducing the deficit to...

Turkey: Selected Issues

Turkey: Selected Issues »

Source: Turkey : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498398077

Keywords: national savings, current account, consumption, deficit

This Selected Issues paper examines the external imbalance situation in Turkey. Turkey's current account deficit is expected to remain elevated at about 5.5 to 6 percent of GDP through 2019. Reducing the deficit to...

Turkey: Selected Issues

Turkey: Selected Issues »

Source: Turkey : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498398077

Keywords: national savings, current account, consumption, deficit

This Selected Issues paper examines the external imbalance situation in Turkey. Turkey's current account deficit is expected to remain elevated at about 5.5 to 6 percent of GDP through 2019. Reducing the deficit to...

Turkey: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Turkey: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484304501

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Turkey's economy has grown on average by 6 percent annually since 2010, but this has come at the expense of a large external deficit, making the economy sensitive t...

Turkey: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Turkey: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 December 2014

ISBN: 9781484304501

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

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Turkey's economy has grown on average by 6 percent annually since 2010, but this has come at the expense of a large external deficit, making the economy sensitive t...

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances »

Volume/Issue: 2014/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Joseph Gagnon , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484380239.001

ISBN: 9781484380239

Keywords: reserve accumulation, capital mobility, official flows, current account, current accounts, private flows, General,

We use a cross-country panel framework to analyze the effect of net official flows (chiefly foreign exchange intervention) on current accounts. We find that net official flows have a large but plausible effect on c...

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances »

Source: Official Financial Flows, Capital Mobility, and Global Imbalances

Volume/Issue: 2014/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Joseph Gagnon , and Christian Saborowski

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2014

ISBN: 9781484380239

Keywords: reserve accumulation, capital mobility, official flows, current account, current accounts, private flows, General,

We use a cross-country panel framework to analyze the effect of net official flows (chiefly foreign exchange intervention) on current accounts. We find that net official flows have a large but plausible effect on c...

Cyprus: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information

Cyprus: Staff Report for 2014 Article IV Consultation—Supplementary Information »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340793

Keywords: debt sustainability, external debt, current account, central bank

KEY ISSUES Background: The large imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis culminated in a collapse of the banking sector in early 2013. In response, the authorities took unprecedented meas...

Cyprus: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Cyprus: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340793

Keywords: debt sustainability, external debt, current account, central bank

KEY ISSUES Background: The large imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis culminated in a collapse of the banking sector in early 2013. In response, the authorities took unprecedented meas...

Cyprus: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Cyprus: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340793

Keywords: debt sustainability, external debt, current account, central bank

KEY ISSUES Background: The large imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis culminated in a collapse of the banking sector in early 2013. In response, the authorities took unprecedented meas...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Cyprus

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Cyprus »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340793

Keywords: debt sustainability, external debt, current account, central bank

KEY ISSUES Background: The large imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis culminated in a collapse of the banking sector in early 2013. In response, the authorities took unprecedented meas...

Cyprus
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Cyprus : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498340793.002

ISBN: 9781498340793

Keywords: debt sustainability, external debt, current account, central bank

KEY ISSUES Background: The large imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis culminated in a collapse of the banking sector in early 2013. In response, the authorities took unprecedented meas...

Statement by Mr. Menno Snel, Executive Director for Cyprus, and Mr. Ektoras Kanaris, Advisor to the Executive Director, October 20, 2014

Statement by Mr. Menno Snel, Executive Director for Cyprus, and Mr. Ektoras Kanaris, Advisor to the Executive Director, October 20, 2014 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/313

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498340793

Keywords: debt sustainability, external debt, current account, central bank

KEY ISSUES Background: The large imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis culminated in a collapse of the banking sector in early 2013. In response, the authorities took unprecedented meas...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Singapore

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Singapore »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498331425

Keywords: current account, current account surplus, balance of payments, current account balance, domestic banks

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Following an upturn in 2013, growth is expected to moderate somewhat during 2014-2015, narrowing the positive output gap. The impact of recovering demand in advanced economies is like...

Singapore
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Singapore : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498331425.002

ISBN: 9781498331425

Keywords: current account, current account surplus, balance of payments, current account balance, domestic banks

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Following an upturn in 2013, growth is expected to moderate somewhat during 2014-2015, narrowing the positive output gap. The impact of recovering demand in advanced economies is like...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498331425

Keywords: current account, current account surplus, balance of payments, current account balance, domestic banks

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Following an upturn in 2013, growth is expected to moderate somewhat during 2014-2015, narrowing the positive output gap. The impact of recovering demand in advanced economies is like...

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Singapore: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/312

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498331425

Keywords: current account, current account surplus, balance of payments, current account balance, domestic banks

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. Following an upturn in 2013, growth is expected to moderate somewhat during 2014-2015, narrowing the positive output gap. The impact of recovering demand in advanced economies is like...