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Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges »

Source: Arab Countries in Transition - Economic Outlook and Key Challenges

Volume/Issue: 2014/030

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498342674

Keywords: Economic conditions, Fiscal policy, Jordan, Morocco, Private sector, Regional Economic Outlook, Transition economies, Tunisia, External sector, Fiscal sector

In spite of deepening and spreading conflicts in the region, as well as, in many cases, a challenging internal socio-political environment, the Arab Countries in Transition (Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia a...

Austria: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Austria: 2018 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria »

Source: Austria : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2018/272

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375846

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Unemployment, Fiscal sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

Living standards in Austria are high, and income inequality and poverty low. The economy has picked up markedly, accelerating to 3 percent in 2017, and 3.1 percent (y/y) in 2018: Q1. This provides an opportunity to...

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

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

Source: Austria : 2018 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2018/272

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2018

ISBN: 9781484375846

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Unemployment, Fiscal sustainability, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Economic indicators, Debt sustainability analysis, Press releases, Staff Reports

Living standards in Austria are high, and income inequality and poverty low. The economy has picked up markedly, accelerating to 3 percent in 2017, and 3.1 percent (y/y) in 2018: Q1. This provides an opportunity to...

Debt Bias and Other Distortions

Debt Bias and Other Distortions »

Source: Debt Bias and Other Distortions : Crisis-Related Issues in Tax Policy

Volume/Issue: 2009/095

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2009

ISBN: 9781498335928

Keywords: Corporate sector, Credit risk, Debt, Debt conversion, Financial risk, Financial sector, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Housing, Stock markets

Tax distortions are likely to have encouraged excessive leveraging and other financial market problems evident in the crisis. These effects have been little explored, but are potentially macro-relevant. Taxation ca...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Greece: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Greece: First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece »

Source: Greece : First Post-Program Monitoring Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Greece

Volume/Issue: 2019/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302579

Keywords: Economic recovery, Fiscal policy, Credit, Unemployment, Labor market flexibility, NPE, European partner, percent of GDP, IMF, ANFA

The economic recovery in Greece is accelerating and broadening. Growth and job creation in Greece are expected to accelerate further in 2019. Public sector financing needs remain manageable under the baseline due t...

Guidance Note for Surveillance Under Article IV Consultations

Guidance Note for Surveillance Under Article IV Consultations »

Source: Guidance Note for Surveillance Under Article IV Consultations

Volume/Issue: 2015/015

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498344845

Keywords: Article IV consultations, Balance of payments, Bilateral surveillance, Financial stability, Fiscal policy, Fiscal stability, Monetary policy, Multilateral surveillance, Spillovers, Surveillance

This note provides country teams with guidance on bilateral and multilateral surveillance in the context of Article IV consultations. It covers the following issues: Focus on stability. Stability is the organizing...

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues »

Source: High Level Status Report to the IEO Evaluation of Fund's Recurring Issues

Volume/Issue: 2017/012

Series: Policy Papers

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 March 2017

ISBN: 9781498347044

Keywords: Absorptive capacity, Accounting, Accounting systems, Agricultural subsidies, Agriculture, Anti-money laundering, Arrears policy, Balance sheets, Budgeting, Budgets

This is a high-level report on progress in addressing recurring issues identified by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO). The Board endorsed the proposal in the Chairman's Summing Up for the Independent Evaluat...

IMF Completes Sixth Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Serbia and Approves €373 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes Sixth Review Under Stand-By Arrangement with Serbia and Approves €373 Million Disbursement »

Source: Republic of Serbia : Sixth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2011/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455213634

Keywords: Announcements, Banking sector, Economic indicators, Fiscal reforms, Inflation targeting, Pension reforms, Staff Reports, Stand-by arrangement reviews, Fiscal policy, Financial crises

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

IMF Executive Board Approves a 3-Year, US$552.9 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Yemen

IMF Executive Board Approves a 3-Year, US$552.9 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Yemen »

Source: Republic of Yemen : 2014 Article IV Consultation and Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Yemen

Volume/Issue: 2014/276

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498343534

Keywords: Article IV consultation reports, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Monetary policy, Bank supervision, Economic indicators, Extended Credit Facility, Staff Reports, Letters of Intent, Press releases

KEY ISSUES Background: Yemen has made good progress since the 2011 crisis in advancing the political transition. However, the fledgling economic recovery remained insufficient to make a dent in unemployment and po...