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Appendix Exchange and Trade Arrangements in the Community

Appendix Exchange and Trade Arrangements in the Community »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

Exchange Rate Arrangements The exchange arrangements maintained by member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as of December 31, 1980 are shown in Tab...

Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750594.084

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

One of the principal aims of the effort to integrate the economies of the 16 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is to expand intra-Community trade. This objective is to be ac...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

One of the principal aims of the effort to integrate the economies of the 16 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is to expand intra-Community trade. This objective is to be ac...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

One of the principal aims of the effort to integrate the economies of the 16 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is to expand intra-Community trade. This objective is to be ac...

The Gambia
			: Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy

The Gambia : Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eric Verreydt , Michael Hadjimichael , and Thomas Rumbaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752307.084

ISBN: 9781557752307

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, expenditure, banking, banking system

The Gambia, one of the least developed countries in Africa, has been pursuing corrective economic policies since 1985, aimed at restroing financial stability and laying the basis for strong and sustainable economic...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Gambia : Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eric Verreydt , Michael Hadjimichael , and Thomas Rumbaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557752307

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, expenditure, banking, banking system

The Gambia is a very small country located on the west coast of Africa, surrounded on three sides by Senegal, extending inland at widths varying from 24 to 48 kilometers along the banks of the River Gambia,...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

One of the principal aims of the effort to integrate the economies of the 16 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) 1 is to expand intra-Commun...

II Concepts of Convertibility and Stages of Monetary Integration

II Concepts of Convertibility and Stages of Monetary Integration »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

This chapter considers concepts of convertibility and the meaning of convertibility under different exchange arrangements. It also reviews the benefits and costs of various stages of monetary integration....

II Overview of Recent Economic Performance

II Overview of Recent Economic Performance »

Source: The Gambia : Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eric Verreydt , Michael Hadjimichael , and Thomas Rumbaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557752307

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, expenditure, banking, banking system

The economic strategy since 1985/86 has been aimed primarily at substantially reducing the involvement of the public sector in the economy, encouraging the development of the private sector, lowering domesti...

III Growth, Saving, and Investment

III Growth, Saving, and Investment »

Source: The Gambia : Economic Adjustment in a Small Open Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eric Verreydt , Michael Hadjimichael , and Thomas Rumbaugh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1992

ISBN: 9781557752307

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, expenditure, banking, banking system

The growth potential of the Gambian economy has improved markedly since 1985/86 with the removal of distortions in the structure of relative prices, the strengthening in economic incentives, including the in...