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China's Evolving Exchange Rate Regime1

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Source: China's Evolving Exchange Rate Regime

Volume/Issue: 2019/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sonali Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302029

Keywords: Exchange markets, Real effective exchange rates, Central banks, Exchange rate policy, Nominal effective exchange rate, reminbi, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, liquidity, RMB

China's exchange rate regime has undergone gradual reform since the move away from a fixed exchange rate in 2005. The renminbi has become more flexible over time but is still carefully managed, and depth and liquid...

Colombia: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release and Staff Report

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Colombia: Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release and Staff Report »

Source: Colombia : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498316309

Keywords: Flexible exchange rates, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Lines of credit, Monetary policy, FCL, policy framework, percent of GDP, flexible exchange rate, deflator

Colombia's recovery is gaining momentum on the back of strong domestic demand, with a wider current account deficit. As a key external shock, migration flows from Venezuela accelerated in 2018 and by end-December 1...

The External Balance Assessment Methodology: 2018 Update1

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Source: The External Balance Assessment Methodology: 2018 Update

Volume/Issue: 2019/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Cubeddu , Signe Krogstrup , Gustavo Adler , Pau Rabanal , Mai Chi Dao , Swarnali Ahmed Hannan , Luciana Juvenal , Carolina Osorio Buitron , Cyril Rebillard , Daniel Garcia-Macia , Callum Jones , Jair Rodriguez , Kyun Suk Chang , Deepali Gautam , and Zijiao Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498300933

Keywords: External sector, Current account balances, Terms of trade, Current account surpluses, Current account deficits, current account, exchange rates, external sustainability, global imbalances., Eba

The assessment of external positions and exchange rates is a key mandate of the IMF. This paper presents the updated External Balance Assessment (EBA) framework-a key input in the conduct of multilaterally-consiste...

Gains from Anchoring Inflation Expectations: Evidence from the Taper Tantrum Shock* Gains from Anchoring Inflation Expectations:
Evidence from the Taper Tantrum Shock*

Gains from Anchoring Inflation Expectations: Evidence from the Taper Tantrum Shock* Gains from Anchoring Inflation Expectations: Evidence from the Taper Tantrum Shock* »

Source: Gains from Anchoring Inflation Expectations: Evidence from the Taper Tantrum Shock

Volume/Issue: 2019/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems , Francesca Caselli , Francesco Grigoli , and Bertrand Gruss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302777

Keywords: Exchange rate pass-through, Consumer price indexes, Inflation expectations, Capital outflows, Monetary policy, Taper Tantrum, Exchange Rate Pass-Through., inflation expectation, tantrum, pass-through

Many argue that improvements in monetary policy frameworks in emerging market economies over the past few decades, have made them more resilient to external shocks. This paper exploits the May 2013 taper tantrum in...

IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Colombia’s Performance under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement

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IMF Executive Board Completes Review of Colombia’s Performance under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement »

Source: Colombia : Review Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2019/141

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498316309

Keywords: Flexible exchange rates, Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Lines of credit, Monetary policy, FCL, policy framework, percent of GDP, flexible exchange rate, deflator

Colombia's recovery is gaining momentum on the back of strong domestic demand, with a wider current account deficit. As a key external shock, migration flows from Venezuela accelerated in 2018 and by end-December 1...

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under Sri Lanka’s Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility; Grants Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Approves US$ 164.1 million disbursement and Extension of the Arrangement1

IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review under Sri Lanka’s Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility; Grants Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria and Approves US$ 164.1 million disbursement and Extension of the Arrangement1 »

Source: Sri Lanka : Fifth Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility, Request for Waivers of Nonobservance of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases-Press Release; Staff Report and Statement by the Executive Director for Sri Lanka

Volume/Issue: 2019/135

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315159

Keywords: External sector, Central banks, Monetary policy, Social safety nets, Flexible exchange rates, Proj, primary balance, net lend, SOEs, percent of GDP

Recent developments and outlook. Higher fuel prices and global financial volatility generated strong balance-of-payment pressures in 2018, which were exacerbated by a political crisis late in the year. The Central...

IMF Executive Board Discusses Program Design in Currency Unions

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Source: Program Design in Currency Unions

Volume/Issue: 2018/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

ISBN: 9781498307284

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Monetary unions, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need, ECB, currency union, CUs, ECCB, payment problem

"Despite a long history of program engagement, the Fund has not developed guidance on program design in members of currency unions. The Fund has engaged with members of the four currency unions-the Central African...

Precautionary and Liquidity Line - Operational Guidance Note

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Volume/Issue: 2018/041

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309431.007

ISBN: 9781498309431

Keywords: Access to international capital markets, Balance of payments need, Exchange rate policy, Debt sustainability analysis, Exchange rate frameworks, PLL, conditionality, staff report, prior action, ex-post

"This note provides general guidance on the use of the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL). After an overview of the instrument, explaining its specific nature, the operational issues are grouped into five areas...

Program Design in Currency Unions

Program Design in Currency Unions »

Volume/Issue: 2018/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department;International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Finance Dept.;International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307284.007

ISBN: 9781498307284

Keywords: Central banks, Monetary policy, Monetary unions, Exchange rate policy, Balance of payments need, ECB, currency union, CUs, ECCB, payment problem

"Despite a long history of program engagement, the Fund has not developed guidance on program design in members of currency unions. The Fund has engaged with members of the four currency unions-the Central African...

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF

Progress Report to the IMFC on the Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF »

Volume/Issue: 2018/021

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498308359.007

ISBN: 9781498308359

Keywords: Exchange rate policy, Social safety nets, Monetary unions, Exchange rates, External sector, IEO, IMF, IMFC, fragile state, FCS

Since the October 2017 report to the IMFC, the IEO has completed an evaluation of the IMF's work in fragile states and an update of its 2007 evaluation of IMF exchange rate policy advice. The office continued work...