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CHAPTER 3: Coping with Fiscal Revenue Volatility

CHAPTER 3: Coping with Fiscal Revenue Volatility »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This chapter analyzes the sources of revenue volatility in Suriname and recommends measures to reduce the impact of exogenous price shocks on the fiscal position. As discussed in the previous chapters, the e...

CHAPTER 5: Dollarization in Suriname

CHAPTER 5: Dollarization in Suriname »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname has experienced substantial financial dollarization since the late 1990s. Foreign currency deposits as a percentage of total deposits rose from about 20 percent in 1996 to 57 percent in 2005, while...

CHAPTER 6: Epilogue

CHAPTER 6: Epilogue »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname has emerged from the economically turbulent 1990s with a commitment to implementing policies compatible with durable growth. Between 2003 and 2007, real GDP growth averaged above 5 percent per year,...

CHAPTER 1: Introduction

CHAPTER 1: Introduction »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

During the 1990s, Suriname was subject to exogenous shocks that were exacerbated by inadequate macroeconomic policy responses. During that decade, fiscal and monetary policies tended to vastly amplify the ef...

CHAPTER 4: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

CHAPTER 4: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

The inflation performance of Suriname reflects the pervasiveness of monetary financing of fiscal needs and the absence of appropriate monetary and exchange rate policies. As documented in Chapter 2, average...

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname’s economy underperformed during the 1990s when compared with other countries in the region. The economy was marked by a high degree of volatility, low growth, and high inflation. This comparatively...

Suriname
			: Toward Stability and Growth

Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth »

Volume: 09

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068087.087

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This paper analyzes the economic growth and stability in Suriname. The paper highlights that in recent years, the outlook has turned substantively more positive. The favorable external environment and the stability...

4. Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Latin America

4. Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Latin America »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

Recent currency depreciations are expected to create inflation pressure across Latin America, though more modest than in the past. Improvements in monetary frameworks over the past two decades h...

Executive Summary

Executive Summary »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

The global economy remains in transition, reflected in a slower pace of global activity. Recovery in advanced economies continues to be modest and uneven. In the United States, an expanding economy driven by...

1. Global Economy in Transition and the Outlook for the United States and Canada

1. Global Economy in Transition and the Outlook for the United States and Canada »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2016, Western Hemisphere Department : Managing Transitions and Risks

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2016

ISBN: 9781498329996

Keywords: Latin America, Central America, Caribbean, Commodity price fluctuations, Currency exchange rates

As the world economy undergoes key transitions, the pace of global activity has slowed amid higher financial market volatility. In advanced economies, a modest recovery continues, but unevenly....