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The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation »

Source: The Bahamas : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484355084

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Bahamas' real GDP is estimated to have expanded by 1.3 percent in 2017. Economic activity has been supported by the completion of Baha Mar, new foreign direct i...

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

The Bahamas: Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: The Bahamas : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2018/118

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2018

ISBN: 9781484355084

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal consolidation, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Financial sector, Executive Board decisions, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases

This 2018 Article IV Consultation highlights that The Bahamas' real GDP is estimated to have expanded by 1.3 percent in 2017. Economic activity has been supported by the completion of Baha Mar, new foreign direct i...

Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities Stemming from the Global Economic Crisis: The Case of Swaziland

Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities Stemming from the Global Economic Crisis: The Case of Swaziland »

Volume: 11

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Chikako Baba , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510164.087

ISBN: 9781475510164

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External debt, Financial sector, Debt sustainability, Bank supervision, Public debt, Reserves adequacy

Swaziland has faced a significant fiscal crisis since 2010, in the wake of loss of transfers from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). The fiscal crisis has led to increasing vulnerabilities, not only of publ...

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets

The Caucasus and Central Asia: Transitioning to Emerging Markets »

Volume: 14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2014

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498349581.087

ISBN: 9781498349581

Keywords: Transition economies, Middle East and Central Asia, Economic growth, Fiscal policy, Energy sector, Fiscal reforms, Financial sector, Bank supervision, Monetary policy, Emerging markets

The countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) have recorded significant macroeconomic achievements since independence. These countries have grown more rapidly--on average by 7 percent over 1996-2011--than th...

Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Contingency Planning and Crisis Management

Volume/Issue: 2017/4

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475564907

Keywords: Risk management, Liquidity, Bank supervision, Banking sector, Capital, Credit risk, Europe, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Finland

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for Finland in the area of contingency planning and crisis management (CPCM). Finland's CPCM framework...

Finland: Financial sector Assessment Program

Finland: Financial sector Assessment Program »

Source: Finland: Financial sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Macroprudential Policy Framework

Volume/Issue: 2017/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475564914

Keywords: Housing, Housing prices, Finland, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Financial stability, Financial risk, Financial sector, Europe, Credit expansion, Banks

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for Finland in the area of macroprudential policy framework. The Finnish authorities regularly coordina...

Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Stress Testing the Banking System and Interconnectedness Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2017/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475564921

Keywords: Stress testing, Liquidity, Banking sector, Credit risk, Europe, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Finland

This Technical Note discusses the results of stress testing of Finland's banking system. Despite high capitalization levels, there are important vulnerabilities in the Finnish banking system. Near-term risks are la...

Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program

Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program »

Source: Finland: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note-Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2017/3

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475564747

Keywords: Finland, Financial Sector Assessment Program, Europe, Credit risk, Capital, Banking sector, Bank supervision, Liquidity, Risk management

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) for Finland in the area of banking supervision. The regulatory and supervisory framework for liq...

I. Introduction

I. Introduction »

Source: Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities Stemming from the Global Economic Crisis: The Case of Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Chikako Baba , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2011

ISBN: 9781475510164

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External debt, Financial sector, Debt sustainability, Bank supervision, Public debt, Reserves adequacy

The Kingdom of Swaziland (thereafter Swaziland) is a small open economy bordering Mozambique and South Africa. It is a landlocked country with a small open economy heavily dependent on sugar exports and tour...

II. Swaziland: Debt Sustainability Analysis

II. Swaziland: Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities Stemming from the Global Economic Crisis: The Case of Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Olivier Basdevant , Chikako Baba , and Borislava Mircheva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2011

ISBN: 9781475510164

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External debt, Financial sector, Debt sustainability, Bank supervision, Public debt, Reserves adequacy

The level of government debt in Swaziland is moderate, albeit rapidly increasing. Total public debt rose from 12½ percent of GDP in 2009/10 to 16 percent of GDP (excluding arrears) and 20½ percent of GDP (in...