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The External Wealth of Nations

The External Wealth of Nations »

Source: The External Wealth of Nations : Measures of Foreign Assets and Liabilities for Industrial and Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1999/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gian Milesi-Ferretti , and Philip Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1999

ISBN: 9781451853841

Keywords: foreign assets, external debt, foreign direct investment, equity flows, debt, liabilities, fdi

Capital flows are closely monitored, but surprisingly little is known about the stocks of external assets and liabilities held by countries, especially in the developing world. This paper constructs estimates of fo...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

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

Volume/Issue: 2014/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498372541

Keywords: investment, oil prices, market, central bank, public investment

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Kuwait picked up in 2014. Non-oil growth is projected at 3.5 percent driven by a combination of continued increase in domestic consumption and...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2015/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513559322

Keywords: investment, expenditure, finance, monetary fund, tax

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that decline in oil prices has adversely affected Kuwait's fiscal and current account balances and slowed growth in 2014-15. Real non-oil GDP growth is projected to slow...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Volume/Issue: 2019/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2019

ISBN: 9781498306355

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Credit, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Expenditures, non-oil, CBK, investment income, FSSA, overall balance

Growth has strengthened, and fiscal and external positions improved thanks to higher oil prices. The increased uncertainty about oil price prospects though underscores the need to reduce dependence on oil and incre...

Kuwait
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Kuwait : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait »

Volume/Issue: 2015/327

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513559322.002

ISBN: 9781513559322

Keywords: investment, expenditure, finance, monetary fund, tax

This 2015 Article IV Consultation highlights that decline in oil prices has adversely affected Kuwait's fiscal and current account balances and slowed growth in 2014-15. Real non-oil GDP growth is projected to slow...

Kuwait
			: 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait

Kuwait : 2019 Article IV Consultation; Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Kuwait »

Volume/Issue: 2019/95

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498306355.002

ISBN: 9781498306355

Keywords: Fiscal policy, Credit, Central banks, Financial and Monetary Sector, Expenditures, non-oil, CBK, investment income, FSSA, overall balance

Growth has strengthened, and fiscal and external positions improved thanks to higher oil prices. The increased uncertainty about oil price prospects though underscores the need to reduce dependence on oil and incre...

Kuwait
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Kuwait : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/333

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498372541.002

ISBN: 9781498372541

Keywords: investment, oil prices, market, central bank, public investment

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Kuwait picked up in 2014. Non-oil growth is projected at 3.5 percent driven by a combination of continued increase in domestic consumption and...

Kuwait
			: Selected Issues

Kuwait : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/337

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475550818.002

ISBN: 9781475550818

Keywords: oil, investment spending, permanent income, income growth, consumption parameters

This Selected Issues paper estimates the optimal allocation of government current spending, precautionary saving, and investment for Kuwait under uncertainty. The results show that in the face of high oil income vo...

Kuwait
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504590.002

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait
			: Selected Issues

Kuwait : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/334

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498381307.002

ISBN: 9781498381307

Keywords: budget, expenditure, revenues, investment

This Selected Issues paper discusses the designing and implementing of Kuwait's fiscal policy for the medium term. Fiscal policy has a major role to play in supporting macrostability and diversification. The fiscal...