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Ecuador: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position

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Ecuador: Assessment of the Risks to the Fund and the Fund’s Liquidity Position »

Source: Ecuador : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

Volume/Issue: 192020/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558608

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, Credit, External debt, Banking, ISCR, CR, Ecuador, EFF arrangement, plan

On May 1, 2020, the Executive Board approved an RFI (US$643 million, 67.3 percent of quota), to support the urgent needs of the Ecuadorean economy in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, and the authorities cancelled the t...

Ecuador: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

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Ecuador: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility—Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador »

Source: Ecuador : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

Volume/Issue: 192020/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558608

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, Credit, External debt, Banking, ISCR, CR, Ecuador, EFF arrangement, plan

On May 1, 2020, the Executive Board approved an RFI (US$643 million, 67.3 percent of quota), to support the urgent needs of the Ecuadorean economy in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, and the authorities cancelled the t...

IMF Executive Board Approves 27-month US$6.5 billion Extended Fund Facility for Ecuador

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IMF Executive Board Approves 27-month US$6.5 billion Extended Fund Facility for Ecuador »

Source: Ecuador : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

Volume/Issue: 192020/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558608

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, Credit, External debt, Banking, ISCR, CR, Ecuador, EFF arrangement, plan

On May 1, 2020, the Executive Board approved an RFI (US$643 million, 67.3 percent of quota), to support the urgent needs of the Ecuadorean economy in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, and the authorities cancelled the t...

Ecuador
			: Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

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Ecuador : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador »

Volume/Issue: 192020/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513558608.002

ISBN: 9781513558608

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, Credit, External debt, Banking, ISCR, CR, Ecuador, EFF arrangement, plan

On May 1, 2020, the Executive Board approved an RFI (US$643 million, 67.3 percent of quota), to support the urgent needs of the Ecuadorean economy in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, and the authorities cancelled the t...

Statement by Afonso Bevilaqua, Executive Director for Ecuador, Pedro Fachada, Alternate Executive Director, and Francisco Rivadeneira, Advisor to Executive Director September 30, 2020

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Statement by Afonso Bevilaqua, Executive Director for Ecuador, Pedro Fachada, Alternate Executive Director, and Francisco Rivadeneira, Advisor to Executive Director September 30, 2020 »

Source: Ecuador : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

Volume/Issue: 192020/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558608

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, Credit, External debt, Banking, ISCR, CR, Ecuador, EFF arrangement, plan

On May 1, 2020, the Executive Board approved an RFI (US$643 million, 67.3 percent of quota), to support the urgent needs of the Ecuadorean economy in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, and the authorities cancelled the t...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Ecuador September 30, 2020

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Statement by the Staff Representative on Ecuador September 30, 2020 »

Source: Ecuador : Request for an Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility-Press Release; Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ecuador

Volume/Issue: 192020/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558608

Keywords: Public debt, Debt service, Credit, External debt, Banking, ISCR, CR, Ecuador, EFF arrangement, plan

On May 1, 2020, the Executive Board approved an RFI (US$643 million, 67.3 percent of quota), to support the urgent needs of the Ecuadorean economy in the wake of COVID-19 crisis, and the authorities cancelled the t...

Rwanda
			: Interim Performance Update Under the Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

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Rwanda : Interim Performance Update Under the Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 192020/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513558561.002

ISBN: 9781513558561

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Inflation, External debt, Fiscal risks, ISCR, CR, list list-type, pandemic, D9D9D9

COVID-19 has had a severe economic impact on Rwanda through the implementation of strict domestic measures to contain the spread of the virus and the related global spillovers. The authorities have responded by rol...

IMF Staff Issues an Interim Performance Update to the Board on Rwanda’s Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI)

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IMF Staff Issues an Interim Performance Update to the Board on Rwanda’s Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) »

Source: Rwanda : Interim Performance Update Under the Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 192020/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558561

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Inflation, External debt, Fiscal risks, ISCR, CR, list list-type, pandemic, D9D9D9

COVID-19 has had a severe economic impact on Rwanda through the implementation of strict domestic measures to contain the spread of the virus and the related global spillovers. The authorities have responded by rol...

Rwanda: Interim Performance Update Under the Policy Coordination Instrument—Press Release; and Staff Report

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Rwanda: Interim Performance Update Under the Policy Coordination Instrument—Press Release; and Staff Report »

Source: Rwanda : Interim Performance Update Under the Policy Coordination Instrument-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 192020/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2020

ISBN: 9781513558561

Keywords: Public debt, COVID-19 , Inflation, External debt, Fiscal risks, ISCR, CR, list list-type, pandemic, D9D9D9

COVID-19 has had a severe economic impact on Rwanda through the implementation of strict domestic measures to contain the spread of the virus and the related global spillovers. The authorities have responded by rol...

Colombia: Assessment of the Impact of Augmentation of Access Under The Flexible Credit Line Arrangement on the Fund’s Finances and Liquidity Position

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Colombia: Assessment of the Impact of Augmentation of Access Under The Flexible Credit Line Arrangement on the Fund’s Finances and Liquidity Position »

Source: Colombia : Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2020/284

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557823

Keywords: External debt, Public debt, Credit, Balance of payments need, Public sector, ISCR, CR, fcl arrangement, SDR, FCL instrument

The current FCL arrangement for Colombia was approved in May 2020. Colombia was cited for its very strong policy frameworks-anchored by a flexible exchange rate, a credible inflation-targeting regime, effective fin...

Colombia: Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

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Colombia: Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia »

Source: Colombia : Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2020/284

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557823

Keywords: External debt, Public debt, Credit, Balance of payments need, Public sector, ISCR, CR, fcl arrangement, SDR, FCL instrument

The current FCL arrangement for Colombia was approved in May 2020. Colombia was cited for its very strong policy frameworks-anchored by a flexible exchange rate, a credible inflation-targeting regime, effective fin...

Colombia: Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

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Colombia: Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia »

Source: Colombia : Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2020/284

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557823

Keywords: External debt, Public debt, Credit, Balance of payments need, Public sector, ISCR, CR, fcl arrangement, SDR, FCL instrument

The current FCL arrangement for Colombia was approved in May 2020. Colombia was cited for its very strong policy frameworks-anchored by a flexible exchange rate, a credible inflation-targeting regime, effective fin...

Colombia
			: Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

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Colombia : Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia »

Volume/Issue: 2020/284

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513557823.002

ISBN: 9781513557823

Keywords: External debt, Public debt, Credit, Balance of payments need, Public sector, ISCR, CR, fcl arrangement, SDR, FCL instrument

The current FCL arrangement for Colombia was approved in May 2020. Colombia was cited for its very strong policy frameworks-anchored by a flexible exchange rate, a credible inflation-targeting regime, effective fin...

Statement by Mr. Villar on Colombia September 25, 2020

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Statement by Mr. Villar on Colombia September 25, 2020 »

Source: Colombia : Request for Augmentation of Access Under the Flexible Credit Line Arrangement-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Colombia

Volume/Issue: 2020/284

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2020

ISBN: 9781513557823

Keywords: External debt, Public debt, Credit, Balance of payments need, Public sector, ISCR, CR, fcl arrangement, SDR, FCL instrument

The current FCL arrangement for Colombia was approved in May 2020. Colombia was cited for its very strong policy frameworks-anchored by a flexible exchange rate, a credible inflation-targeting regime, effective fin...

Destabilizing Stability? Exchange Rate Arrangements and Foreign Currency Debt

Destabilizing Stability? Exchange Rate Arrangements and Foreign Currency Debt »

Source: Destabilizing Stability? Exchange Rate Arrangements and Foreign Currency Debt

Volume/Issue: 2020/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Balazs Csonto , and Tryggvi Gudmundsson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2020

ISBN: 9781513555928

Keywords: Exchange Rate, FX Debt, External Debt, Monetary Policy, FX Intervention

Emerging markets (EMs) often respond to shocks by intervening in foreign exchange (FX) markets and thus preventing full exchange rate adjustment. This response can serve to dampen the effect of shocks and increase...

Destabilizing Stability? Exchange Rate Arrangements and Foreign Currency Debt

Destabilizing Stability? Exchange Rate Arrangements and Foreign Currency Debt »

Volume/Issue: 2020/173

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Balazs Csonto , and Tryggvi Gudmundsson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513555928.001

ISBN: 9781513555928

Keywords: Exchange Rate, FX Debt, External Debt, Monetary Policy, FX Intervention

Emerging markets (EMs) often respond to shocks by intervening in foreign exchange (FX) markets and thus preventing full exchange rate adjustment. This response can serve to dampen the effect of shocks and increase...

Real Exchange Rate Overshooting in Large Depreciations: Determinants and Consequences

Real Exchange Rate Overshooting in Large Depreciations: Determinants and Consequences »

Volume/Issue: 2020/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Culiuc

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513545226.001

ISBN: 9781513545226

Keywords: Financial crises, Balance sheets, Exchange rate shocks, Developing countries, Real exchange rates, Exchange Rate, External Debt, Open Economy Growth, WP, overshoot

The consequences of large depreciations on economic activity depend on the relative strength of the contractionary balance sheet and expansionary expenditure switching effects. However, the two operate over differe...

Real Exchange Rate Overshooting in Large Depreciations: Determinants and Consequences1

Real Exchange Rate Overshooting in Large Depreciations: Determinants and Consequences1 »

Source: Real Exchange Rate Overshooting in Large Depreciations: Determinants and Consequences

Volume/Issue: 2020/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Culiuc

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513545226

Keywords: Financial crises, Balance sheets, Exchange rate shocks, Developing countries, Real exchange rates, Exchange Rate, External Debt, Open Economy Growth, WP, overshoot

The consequences of large depreciations on economic activity depend on the relative strength of the contractionary balance sheet and expansionary expenditure switching effects. However, the two operate over differe...

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$375 Million Disbursement to the Republic of Uzbekistan to Address the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$375 Million Disbursement to the Republic of Uzbekistan to Address the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis »

Source: Republic of Uzbekistan : Requests for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility and Purchase under the Rapid Financing Instrument-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Uzbekistan

Volume/Issue: 192020/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 May 2020

ISBN: 9781513544786

Keywords: Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), Fiscal policy, Financial and Monetary Sector, Economic reforms, External debt, External sector, ISCR, CR, Proj, excl

This paper examines Republic of Uzbekistan's Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) and Purchase Under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic is signifi...

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...

Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries

Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries »

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513529905.007

ISBN: 9781513529905

Keywords: External debt statistics, Financial crises, Social security funds, Currency swaps, Domestic debt, PP, debt instrument, sector debt, public sector debt, social security fund

Increasing public debt vulnerabilities in low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have heightened the need for fuller and more transparent accounting of public sector debt (PSD). The framework for reporting on publ...

Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries

Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries »

Source: Public Sector Debt Definitions and Reporting in Low-Income Developing Countries

Volume: 20

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund;World Bank

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513529905

Keywords: External debt statistics, Financial crises, Social security funds, Currency swaps, Domestic debt, PP, debt instrument, sector debt, public sector debt, social security fund

Increasing public debt vulnerabilities in low-income developing countries (LIDCs) have heightened the need for fuller and more transparent accounting of public sector debt (PSD). The framework for reporting on publ...

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...

Republic of Madagascar
			: Technical Assistance Report-Report on Technical Assistance Mission in External Sector Statistics (July 2-13, 2018)

Republic of Madagascar : Technical Assistance Report-Report on Technical Assistance Mission in External Sector Statistics (July 2-13, 2018) »

Volume/Issue: 2019/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312134.002

ISBN: 9781498312134

Keywords: Monetary statistics, Balance of payments statistics, Financial statistics, Exchange rate policy, External debt statistics, IIP, BFM, FDIS, ESS, CNPS

This Technical Assistance report highlights that the mission visited Madagascar to aid in the external sector statistics (ESS), including the balance of payments and international investment position (IIP). The mis...

Dominican Republic
			: Technical Assistance Report-Balance of Payments Statistics and International Investment Position (April 27-May 1, 2015)

Dominican Republic : Technical Assistance Report-Balance of Payments Statistics and International Investment Position (April 27-May 1, 2015) »

Volume/Issue: 2018/48

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484342190.002

ISBN: 9781484342190

Keywords: Technical assistance missions, Balance of payments statistics, External sector, Trade, Manufacturing, Foreign direct investment, External debt, Technical Assistance, Dominican Republic, International investment position

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission regarding the balance of payments and international investment position in Dominican Republic. The Central Bank of...

Costa Rica
			: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics (October 13-23, 2014)

Costa Rica : Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics (October 13-23, 2014) »

Volume/Issue: 2018/35

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484341056.002

ISBN: 9781484341056

Keywords: Technical assistance missions, Balance of payments, External sector, External debt, Statistics, Technical Assistance, Costa Rica, Financial statistics, Monetary statistics, International investment position

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the recommendations made by the IMF missions on the balance of payments and international investment position dynamics in Costa Rica. In view of the results of the economi...

El Salvador
			: Technical Assistance Report-Balance of Payments, International Investment Position, and Secondary Income Statistics (July 14-22, 2014)

El Salvador : Technical Assistance Report-Balance of Payments, International Investment Position, and Secondary Income Statistics (July 14-22, 2014) »

Volume/Issue: 2018/38

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484341254.002

ISBN: 9781484341254

Keywords: Technical assistance missions, Balance of payments statistics, Foreign direct investment, External debt statistics, Income, Technical Assistance, El Salvador, Balance of payments, International investment position, Supply and demand

This Technical Assistance Report discusses the findings and recommendations made by the IMF mission regarding the balance of payments, international investment position, and secondary income statistics in El Salvad...

2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/002

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2017

ISBN: 9781498346238

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, Low income countries, Policy Support Instrument, Rapid Credit Facility, Standby Credit Facility, Economic conditions, Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt

This Handbook provides guidance to staff on the financial facilities and non-financial instruments for low-income countries (LICs), defined here as all countries eligible to obtain concessional financing from the F...

2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2017 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/002

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498346238.007

ISBN: 9781498346238

Keywords: Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, Low income countries, Policy Support Instrument, Rapid Credit Facility, Standby Credit Facility, Economic conditions, Balance of payments, Balance of payments need, External debt

This Handbook provides guidance to staff on the financial facilities and non-financial instruments for low-income countries (LICs), defined here as all countries eligible to obtain concessional financing from the F...

Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics

Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics »

Volume/Issue: 2016/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475597738.001

ISBN: 9781475597738

Keywords: Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, Real Exchange Rate, Currency Composition of Debt, Bond Spreads, exchange, default, exchange rate, defaults, International Lending and Debt Problems

Emerging countries experience real exchange rate depreciations around defaults. In this paper, we examine this observed pattern empirically and through the lens of a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model. Th...

Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics

Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics »

Source: Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics

Volume/Issue: 2016/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamon Asonuma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475597738

Keywords: Sovereign Defaults, External Debt, Real Exchange Rate, Currency Composition of Debt, Bond Spreads, exchange, default, exchange rate, defaults, International Lending and Debt Problems

Emerging countries experience real exchange rate depreciations around defaults. In this paper, we examine this observed pattern empirically and through the lens of a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model. Th...

2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Source: 2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498345910

Keywords: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, HIPC Initiative, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative, Policy Support Instrument, Publications

This Handbook provides guidance to staff on the financial and non-financial facilities for low-income countries (LICs), defined here as all countries eligible to obtain concessional financing from the Fund. It upda...

2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries

2016 Handbook of IMF Facilities for Low-Income Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2016/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498345910.007

ISBN: 9781498345910

Keywords: Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, Concessional aid, Conditionality, Extended Credit Facility, Fund facilities, HIPC Initiative, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral debt relief initiative, Policy Support Instrument, Publications

This Handbook provides guidance to staff on the financial and non-financial facilities for low-income countries (LICs), defined here as all countries eligible to obtain concessional financing from the Fund. It upda...

Staff Guidance Note on the Implementation of Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs

Staff Guidance Note on the Implementation of Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2015/027

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498344609.007

ISBN: 9781498344609

Keywords: Borrowing, Concessional aid, Conditionality, External debt, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Domestic debt, Access to international capital markets, Social security funds

In December 2014, the Executive Board approved new guidelines on the use of public debt limits in Fund-supported programs. The new guidelines enter into effect on June 30, 2015. The key changes with respect to the...

Staff Guidance Note on the Implementation of Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs

Staff Guidance Note on the Implementation of Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs »

Source: Staff Guidance Note on the Implementation of Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2015/027

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 May 2015

ISBN: 9781498344609

Keywords: Borrowing, Concessional aid, Conditionality, External debt, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Domestic debt, Access to international capital markets, Social security funds

In December 2014, the Executive Board approved new guidelines on the use of public debt limits in Fund-supported programs. The new guidelines enter into effect on June 30, 2015. The key changes with respect to the...

Côte d’Ivoire: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Côte d’Ivoire: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Côte d’Ivoire: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Côte d’Ivoire: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Côte d’Ivoire: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement—Informational Annex

Côte d’Ivoire: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement—Informational Annex »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review under the ECF Arrangement for Côte d’Ivoire, Approves US$94.7 Million Disbursement, and Augments Access and Extends the Arrangement

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review under the ECF Arrangement for Côte d’Ivoire, Approves US$94.7 Million Disbursement, and Augments Access and Extends the Arrangement »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Côte d'Ivoire
			: Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498349741.002

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Statement by Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, Executive Director for Côte d’Ivoire and Marcellin Koffi Alle, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, December 5, 2014

Statement by Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, Executive Director for Côte d’Ivoire and Marcellin Koffi Alle, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, December 5, 2014 »

Source: Côte d'Ivoire : Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Requests for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, Augmentation of Access, and Twelve-Month Extension of the Current Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/358

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498349741

Keywords: debt, monetary fund, market, investment, external debt

All end-June performance criteria and indicative targets under the ECF arrangement were met, and all structural benchmarks were completed, albeit with minor delays. However, there was a nonobservance of the continu...

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth »

Source: Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandra Marcelino , and Ivetta Hakobyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498369671

Keywords: Growth, debt, debt burden, debt sustainability, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

In 1996, the IMF and the World Bank introduced the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative-a comprehensive debt relief program aimed at reducing the external debt burden of eligible countries to sustainable leve...

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth

Does Lower Debt Buy Higher Growth? The Impact of Debt Relief Initiatives on Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2014/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sandra Marcelino , and Ivetta Hakobyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498369671.001

ISBN: 9781498369671

Keywords: Growth, debt, debt burden, debt sustainability, external debt, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,

In 1996, the IMF and the World Bank introduced the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative-a comprehensive debt relief program aimed at reducing the external debt burden of eligible countries to sustainable leve...

Zimbabwe
			: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program »

Volume/Issue: 2014/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498359993.002

ISBN: 9781498359993

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, external debt

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and the successor SMP. Zimbabwe has succeeded in keeping macroeconomic conditions relatively stable, despite difficult political...

Zimbabwe – IMF Management Completes Third Review of Staff-Monitored Program and Approves a Successor SMP

Zimbabwe – IMF Management Completes Third Review of Staff-Monitored Program and Approves a Successor SMP »

Source: Zimbabwe : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498359993

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, external debt

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and the successor SMP. Zimbabwe has succeeded in keeping macroeconomic conditions relatively stable, despite difficult political...

Zimbabwe: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Zimbabwe: Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program »

Source: Zimbabwe : Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program and Successor Staff-Monitored Program

Volume/Issue: 2014/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498359993

Keywords: debt, arrears, inflation, monetary fund, external debt

This paper discusses Zimbabwe's Third Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and the successor SMP. Zimbabwe has succeeded in keeping macroeconomic conditions relatively stable, despite difficult political...

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs »

Volume/Issue: 2014/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342568.007

ISBN: 9781498342568

Keywords: Concessional aid, Conditionality, External debt, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Low-income developing countries, Public debt

The reform of the Fund's policy on the use of conditionality on public external debt in Fund-supported programs (the 'debt limits policy') has been under discussion since March 2013. The discussion has taken place...

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs-Proposed Decision and Proposed New Guidelines

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs-Proposed Decision and Proposed New Guidelines »

Volume/Issue: 2014/082

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498342551.007

ISBN: 9781498342551

Keywords: Concessional aid, Conditionality, Executive Board decisions, External debt, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Policy instruments, fund arrangement, performance criterion

This supplement refers to the reforms proposed in Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs to the existing framework governing external debt limits in Fund arrangements, and presents th...

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs »

Source: Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs

Volume/Issue: 2014/083

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498342568

Keywords: Concessional aid, Conditionality, External debt, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Low-income developing countries, Public debt

The reform of the Fund's policy on the use of conditionality on public external debt in Fund-supported programs (the 'debt limits policy') has been under discussion since March 2013. The discussion has taken place...

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs-Proposed Decision and Proposed New Guidelines

Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs-Proposed Decision and Proposed New Guidelines »

Source: Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs-Proposed Decision and Proposed New Guidelines

Volume/Issue: 2014/082

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2014

ISBN: 9781498342551

Keywords: Concessional aid, Conditionality, Executive Board decisions, External debt, Fund policies, Fund-supported adjustment programs, Public debt, Policy instruments, fund arrangement, performance criterion

This supplement refers to the reforms proposed in Reform of the Policy on Public Debt Limits in Fund-Supported Programs to the existing framework governing external debt limits in Fund arrangements, and presents th...

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...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia »

Source: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2014/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498335294

Keywords: commercial borrowing, bank borrowing, external debt, debt sustainability, bank credit

...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
			: Selected Issues Paper

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2014/304

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498335294.002

ISBN: 9781498335294

Keywords: commercial borrowing, bank borrowing, external debt, debt sustainability, bank credit

...

Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Source: Guinea : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484340288

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Guinea is suffering from an outbreak of Ebola, which has become a humanitarian crisis with a significant economic impact. Preliminary estimates suggest a negative impact on 2014 growth, which wi...

Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and for Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Informational Annex

Guinea: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and for Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement—Informational Annex »

Source: Guinea : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484340288

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Guinea is suffering from an outbreak of Ebola, which has become a humanitarian crisis with a significant economic impact. Preliminary estimates suggest a negative impact on 2014 growth, which wi...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak

IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak »

Source: Guinea : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484340288

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Guinea is suffering from an outbreak of Ebola, which has become a humanitarian crisis with a significant economic impact. Preliminary estimates suggest a negative impact on 2014 growth, which wi...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak

IMF Executive Board Approves US$130 Million in Immediate Assistance to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in Response to the Ebola Outbreak »

Source: Sierra Leone : Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2014/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498375467

Keywords: external debt, balance of payments, current account, central bank, treasury bills

KEY ISSUES Background. The Ebola outbreak that started in one district in late May has spread to the entire country, overwhelming already weak institutions and ill-equipped medical facilities. At end-August, over...

Guinea
			: Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Guinea : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement »

Volume/Issue: 2014/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484340288.002

ISBN: 9781484340288

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Guinea is suffering from an outbreak of Ebola, which has become a humanitarian crisis with a significant economic impact. Preliminary estimates suggest a negative impact on 2014 growth, which wi...

Sierra Leone
			: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Sierra Leone : Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Volume/Issue: 2014/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498375467.002

ISBN: 9781498375467

Keywords: external debt, balance of payments, current account, central bank, treasury bills

KEY ISSUES Background. The Ebola outbreak that started in one district in late May has spread to the entire country, overwhelming already weak institutions and ill-equipped medical facilities. At end-August, over...

Sierra Leone: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Sierra Leone: Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review »

Source: Sierra Leone : Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2014/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498375467

Keywords: external debt, balance of payments, current account, central bank, treasury bills

KEY ISSUES Background. The Ebola outbreak that started in one district in late May has spread to the entire country, overwhelming already weak institutions and ill-equipped medical facilities. At end-August, over...

Statement by Kossi Assimaidou, Executive Director for Guinea and Siradiou Bah, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, September 29, 2014

Statement by Kossi Assimaidou, Executive Director for Guinea and Siradiou Bah, Senior Advisor to Executive Director, September 29, 2014 »

Source: Guinea : Requests for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility and For Modification of Performance Criteria Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2014/298

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484340288

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt relief, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Guinea is suffering from an outbreak of Ebola, which has become a humanitarian crisis with a significant economic impact. Preliminary estimates suggest a negative impact on 2014 growth, which wi...

Statement by Momodou Bamba Saho, Executive Director for Sierra Leone, September 26, 2014

Statement by Momodou Bamba Saho, Executive Director for Sierra Leone, September 26, 2014 »

Source: Sierra Leone : Ad Hoc Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and Request for Augmentation of Access, Modification of Performance Criteria, and Financing Assurances Review

Volume/Issue: 2014/300

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498375467

Keywords: external debt, balance of payments, current account, central bank, treasury bills

KEY ISSUES Background. The Ebola outbreak that started in one district in late May has spread to the entire country, overwhelming already weak institutions and ill-equipped medical facilities. At end-August, over...

IMF Board Completes Final Review Under SBA for St. Kitts and Nevis, Approves US$4.5 Million Disbursement

IMF Board Completes Final Review Under SBA for St. Kitts and Nevis, Approves US$4.5 Million Disbursement »

Source: St. Kitts and Nevis : Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2014/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498376105

Keywords: public debt, external debt, current account, debt restructuring, debt forgiveness

KEY ISSUES Stand-By Arrangement (SBA): The 36-month SBA for SDR 52.51 million (590 percent of quota) was approved on July 27, 2011. The seventh and eighth reviews were completed on March 19, 2014, together with t...

St. Kitts and Nevis
			: Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

St. Kitts and Nevis : Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring »

Volume/Issue: 2014/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498376105.002

ISBN: 9781498376105

Keywords: public debt, external debt, current account, debt restructuring, debt forgiveness

KEY ISSUES Stand-By Arrangement (SBA): The 36-month SBA for SDR 52.51 million (590 percent of quota) was approved on July 27, 2011. The seventh and eighth reviews were completed on March 19, 2014, together with t...

St. Kitts and Nevis: Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

St. Kitts and Nevis: Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring »

Source: St. Kitts and Nevis : Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2014/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498376105

Keywords: public debt, external debt, current account, debt restructuring, debt forgiveness

KEY ISSUES Stand-By Arrangement (SBA): The 36-month SBA for SDR 52.51 million (590 percent of quota) was approved on July 27, 2011. The seventh and eighth reviews were completed on March 19, 2014, together with t...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on St. Kitts and Nevis, July 11, 2014

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on St. Kitts and Nevis, July 11, 2014 »

Source: St. Kitts and Nevis : Ninth and Final Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion, and Proposal for Post-Program Monitoring

Volume/Issue: 2014/297

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498376105

Keywords: public debt, external debt, current account, debt restructuring, debt forgiveness

KEY ISSUES Stand-By Arrangement (SBA): The 36-month SBA for SDR 52.51 million (590 percent of quota) was approved on July 27, 2011. The seventh and eighth reviews were completed on March 19, 2014, together with t...

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior »

Source: A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

Volume/Issue: 2014/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Laurence Allain , and Giovanna Bua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498349727

Keywords: Concessionality, debt limits policy, propensity score matching, external debt, public debt, private creditors, debt relief, concessional debt, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper uses the propensity matching score approach to assess the impact of the IMF's debt limits policy (DLP) on borrowing behavior in countries eligible to borrow from its concessional lending window. The pape...

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior

A Constrained Choice? Impact of Concessionality Requirements on Borrowing Behavior »

Volume/Issue: 2014/176

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calixte Ahokpossi , Laurence Allain , and Giovanna Bua

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498349727.001

ISBN: 9781498349727

Keywords: Concessionality, debt limits policy, propensity score matching, external debt, public debt, private creditors, debt relief, concessional debt, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems

This paper uses the propensity matching score approach to assess the impact of the IMF's debt limits policy (DLP) on borrowing behavior in countries eligible to borrow from its concessional lending window. The pape...

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex

Burundi: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria—Informational Annex »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$7.6 Million Disbursement, and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Burundi

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Extended Credit Facility Arrangement, Approves US$7.6 Million Disbursement, and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Burundi »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

Burundi
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498332774.002

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

Statement by Mr. Saho, Executive Director for Burundi, August 25, 2014

Statement by Mr. Saho, Executive Director for Burundi, August 25, 2014 »

Source: Burundi : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation, Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2014/293

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498332774

Keywords: central bank, external shocks, external debt, current account, domestic financing

KEY ISSUES Context: Since the last Article IV Consultation in 2012, notable progress has been achieved to enhance macroeconomic stability, underpinned by the Fund-supported program. However, continued progress co...

IMF Executive Board Concludes Ex-Post Assessment of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka

IMF Executive Board Concludes Ex-Post Assessment of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement and First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498394024

Keywords: central bank, external debt, external borrowing, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. Sri Lanka's economy has navigated recent market turbulence relatively well. Growth has remained solid, inflation is in mid-single digits, and the current account deficit has narrowed. F...

Sri Lanka
			: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Sri Lanka : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2014/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498394024.002

ISBN: 9781498394024

Keywords: central bank, external debt, external borrowing, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. Sri Lanka's economy has navigated recent market turbulence relatively well. Growth has remained solid, inflation is in mid-single digits, and the current account deficit has narrowed. F...

Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion »

Source: Sri Lanka : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498394024

Keywords: central bank, external debt, external borrowing, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. Sri Lanka's economy has navigated recent market turbulence relatively well. Growth has remained solid, inflation is in mid-single digits, and the current account deficit has narrowed. F...

Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Supplementary Information

Sri Lanka: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion—Supplementary Information »

Source: Sri Lanka : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498394024

Keywords: central bank, external debt, external borrowing, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. Sri Lanka's economy has navigated recent market turbulence relatively well. Growth has remained solid, inflation is in mid-single digits, and the current account deficit has narrowed. F...

Statement by Rakesh Mohan, Executive Director for Sri Lanka and K.D. Ranasinghe, Alternate Executive Director, November 27, 2013

Statement by Rakesh Mohan, Executive Director for Sri Lanka and K.D. Ranasinghe, Alternate Executive Director, November 27, 2013 »

Source: Sri Lanka : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2014/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498394024

Keywords: central bank, external debt, external borrowing, current account, balance of payments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Context. Sri Lanka's economy has navigated recent market turbulence relatively well. Growth has remained solid, inflation is in mid-single digits, and the current account deficit has narrowed. F...

Guatemala: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Guatemala: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498338127

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

KEY ISSUES Context. Guatemala's economy has performed solidly since the 2008-09 crisis. Output has converged to potential, inflation is under control, and macroeconomic policies remain prudent. However, risks to...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498338127

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

KEY ISSUES Context. Guatemala's economy has performed solidly since the 2008-09 crisis. Output has converged to potential, inflation is under control, and macroeconomic policies remain prudent. However, risks to...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Guatemala

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Guatemala »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498338127

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

KEY ISSUES Context. Guatemala's economy has performed solidly since the 2008-09 crisis. Output has converged to potential, inflation is under control, and macroeconomic policies remain prudent. However, risks to...

Guatemala
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Guatemala : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498338127.002

ISBN: 9781498338127

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

KEY ISSUES Context. Guatemala's economy has performed solidly since the 2008-09 crisis. Output has converged to potential, inflation is under control, and macroeconomic policies remain prudent. However, risks to...

Statement by Mr. Jose Alejandro Rojas, Executive Director for Guatemala and Mr. Carlos Acevedo Flores, Alternate Executive Director, September 12, 2014

Statement by Mr. Jose Alejandro Rojas, Executive Director for Guatemala and Mr. Carlos Acevedo Flores, Alternate Executive Director, September 12, 2014 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498338127

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

KEY ISSUES Context. Guatemala's economy has performed solidly since the 2008-09 crisis. Output has converged to potential, inflation is under control, and macroeconomic policies remain prudent. However, risks to...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative, September 12, 2014

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative, September 12, 2014 »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/287

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498338127

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

KEY ISSUES Context. Guatemala's economy has performed solidly since the 2008-09 crisis. Output has converged to potential, inflation is under control, and macroeconomic policies remain prudent. However, risks to...

Belize: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Belize: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498311724

Keywords: central bank, external debt, current account

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. The economy will remain vulnerable over the medium term, with sluggish real GDP growth, rising public debt and widening external current account deficits. International reserves could...

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

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

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498311724

Keywords: central bank, external debt, current account

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. The economy will remain vulnerable over the medium term, with sluggish real GDP growth, rising public debt and widening external current account deficits. International reserves could...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Belize

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Belize »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498311724

Keywords: central bank, external debt, current account

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. The economy will remain vulnerable over the medium term, with sluggish real GDP growth, rising public debt and widening external current account deficits. International reserves could...

Belize
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Belize : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311724.002

ISBN: 9781498311724

Keywords: central bank, external debt, current account

KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. The economy will remain vulnerable over the medium term, with sluggish real GDP growth, rising public debt and widening external current account deficits. International reserves could...

Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Chad: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility »

Source: Chad : Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility

Volume/Issue: 2014/282

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498324519

Keywords: oil, external debt, debt management, current account, debt relief

KEY ISSUES Context: Chad is a fragile country with weak institutional capacity that needs to manage volatile and exhaustible oil revenues prudently to tackle its large development needs. Chad is enjoying a period...