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3 Concepts and Degrees of Currency Convertibility

3 Concepts and Degrees of Currency Convertibility »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility has always been a fundamental notion in international economic relations. Yet, since the abandonment of the Bretton Woods par value regime, a...

Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755643.071

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility is a far-reaching instrument to facilitate integration into the global economy. With it a country can gain the benefits of increased freedom in capital movements and of fostering trade and f...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Currency convertibility is a far-reaching instrument to facilitate integration into the global economy. With it a country can gain the benefits of increased freedom in capital movements and of fostering trade and f...

6 Currency Convertibility in Tunisia

6 Currency Convertibility in Tunisia »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

This paper reviews the experience of Tunisia in liberalizing its exchange system and highlights the steps envisaged for the future in decontrolling further the excha...

4 Current Account Convertibility: Anachronism or Transition?

4 Current Account Convertibility: Anachronism or Transition? »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

In a world where goods, services, and financial markets have become increasingly integrated, it is argued that current account convertibility has become an anachroni...

5 Experience with Exchange Controls in the Arab Countries

5 Experience with Exchange Controls in the Arab Countries »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

Reliance upon exchange controls and restrictions played an important part in the economic policies of the Arab countries, with the exception of the Gulf Cooperation...

8 Experiences of Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt with Currency Convertibility

8 Experiences of Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt with Currency Convertibility »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Middle East and North Africa

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 November 1996

ISBN: 9781557755643

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency convertibility, exchange controls, exchange rates

In recent years, the issue of currency convertibility has received increasing attention in the economic literature, especially in articles from the staff of the Inte...

Tunisie
			: Évaluation de la stabilité du système financier

Tunisie : Évaluation de la stabilité du système financier »

Volume/Issue: 2012/241

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 August 2012

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506327.002

ISBN: 9781475506327

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, foreign exchange, recapitalization, deposit insurance, capital adequacy, reserve requirement, banking regulation, return on equity

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...

Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth
			: Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia

Real Exchange Rate Behavior and Economic Growth : Evidence from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia »

Volume/Issue: 1999/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ghiath Shabsigh , and Ilker Domaç

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845952.001

ISBN: 9781451845952

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Exchange Rate Mislignment, Exchange Rate Policies, Growth, Arab Countries, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates

This paper examines the effect of the real exchange rate misalignment (RERMIS) on the collective economic growth of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia. The paper constructs three measures of exchange rate misalign...

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze

Speculative Attacks, Forward Market Intervention and the Classic Bear Squeeze »

Volume/Issue: 1997/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Subir Lall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980202.001

ISBN: 9781451980202

Keywords: Speculative Attacks, Forward Markets, Exchange Rates, Market Corners, central bank, exchange rate, foreign exchange, central banks, domestic currency

A typical strategy used by speculators to launch an attack on a fixed exchange regime is the use of forward markets. Central banks also intervene in forward markets to counter speculation. This paper addresses the...