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Albania:Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release and Staff Report

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Source: Albania : Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498324069

Keywords: Real sector, External sector, Fiscal sector, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, arrears, medium-term, general government debt, PPPs, Proj

Growth was strong in 2018, backed by high electricity production. Inflation remains subdued, notwithstanding very accommodative monetary conditions. The fiscal stance in 2018 was somewhat tighter than expected, sup...

Angola: First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Angola

Angola: First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Angola »

Source: Angola : First Review of the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Requests for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion, and Modifications of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Angola

Volume/Issue: 2019/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498320481

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Exchange markets, Development, Monetary policy, Debt management, non-oil, EFF, Proj, BNA, Sonangol

A 36-month Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (hereafter the 'arrangement') was approved last December, with access of SDR 2,673 million (361 percent of quota). Lower international oil prices w...

Assessing Fiscal Space: an Update and Stocktaking

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Source: Assessing Fiscal Space : An Update and Stocktaking

Volume/Issue: 2018/033

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309042

Keywords: Fiscal space, Debt sustainability, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Fiscal rules, commodity producer, country-specific, market access, bottom-line, conjuncture

This paper reviews the experience with the fiscal space assessment framework that was piloted during 2017-18. In 2016, staff proposed an operational definition of fiscal space and a new four-stage framework for its...

Canada: 2019 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; and Staff Report

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Source: Canada : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321006

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal indicators, Balance of payments, External sector, Real sector, trade tension, business investment, Haver, bank of Canada, net debt

Growth has slowed to a more sustainable level and financial vulnerabilities have eased. But risks remain. Household debt is high, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) awaits legislative approval, and o...

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

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

Source: Canada : 2019 Article IV Consultation - Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/175

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498321006

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Fiscal indicators, Balance of payments, External sector, Real sector, trade tension, business investment, Haver, bank of Canada, net debt

Growth has slowed to a more sustainable level and financial vulnerabilities have eased. But risks remain. Household debt is high, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) awaits legislative approval, and o...

Chapter 3. After the Boom: Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

Chapter 3. After the Boom: Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Following a decade of rapid, broad-based gains, international commodity prices peaked in mid-2011 and have fallen somewhat since then (Figure 3.1). Many analysts now argue that the upward phase of the commod...

Chapter 4. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom

Chapter 4. Commodity Price Cycles: The Perils of Mismanaging the Boom »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Commodity-exporting countries have benefited significantly from the commodity price boom of recent years. At the current juncture, however, uncertain global economic prospects raise questions about these cou...

Chapter 6. External Conditions and Debt Sustainability in Latin America

Chapter 6. External Conditions and Debt Sustainability in Latin America »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Over the past decade, and particularly during 2003–08, Latin America experienced an impressive strengthening of key macroeconomic fundamentals that ended with the global financial c...

Chapter 9. Global Financial Shocks and Gross Capital Flows in Latin America

Chapter 9. Global Financial Shocks and Gross Capital Flows in Latin America »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Global financial markets have been a source of sizable shocks over the past decade, with broad repercussions across emerging markets. Stark examples are the crisis triggered by the...

Chapter 7. Has Fiscal Policy Become Less Procyclical in Latin America?

Chapter 7. Has Fiscal Policy Become Less Procyclical in Latin America? »

Source: Latin America : New Challenges to Growth and Stability

Series: Books

Author(s): Dora Iakova , Luis Cubeddu , Gustavo Adler , and Sebastian Sosa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498328166

Keywords: debt, commodity, fiscal policy, interest, growth

Fiscal policy in Latin America has been procyclical for many decades. The easy availability of funds during periods of economic expansion, against a backdrop of major social and inf...