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Source: Antigua and Barbuda : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2004/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2004

ISBN: 9781451801859

Keywords: eastern caribbean central bank, central bank, current account, capital expenditure, external borrowing

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...

Chapter 13: Capital Markets: An Example of a Regional Market

Chapter 13: Capital Markets: An Example of a Regional Market »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

In October 2001, the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) took a noteworthy step toward the development of its capital markets with the launch of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchang...

Chapter 11: Credit Unions: Prospects and Challenges

Chapter 11: Credit Unions: Prospects and Challenges »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

Credit unions in the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) have established an impressive growth record and increase in importance. Some 57 active credit unions in the union manage total...

Chapter 4: Economic Growth

Chapter 4: Economic Growth »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

Growth in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union (OECS/ECCU) has been on a declining trend since the 1990s, exacerbated by the global slowdown that began in 2008. The region has b...

Chapter 3: Economic Integration and the Institutional Setup of the OECS/ECCU

Chapter 3: Economic Integration and the Institutional Setup of the OECS/ECCU »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

On January 21, 2011, the Eastern Caribbean took an important step toward the deepening of the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union (OECS/ECCU) by ratifying a revised union treaty (the Treaty of Bass...

Chapter 6: Enhancing Fiscal Revenue

Chapter 6: Enhancing Fiscal Revenue »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

Fiscal adjustment will be one of the main forces shaping policies in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union (OECS/ECCU) in the near to medium term. 1 A...

Chapter 9: Experiences with Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Case Studies from the OECS/ECCU and Beyond

Chapter 9: Experiences with Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Case Studies from the OECS/ECCU and Beyond »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

When countries are faced with very high public debt levels, fiscal adjustments alone are frequently not enough to close financing gaps and put debt on a sustainable path, especially if growth also remains we...

Chapter 17: External Competitiveness

Chapter 17: External Competitiveness »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union’s (OECS/ECCU’s) current account balance has been deteriorating for decades, partly reflecting declining performance in the export and tourism sectors. The re...

Chapter 8: Fiscal Multipliers

Chapter 8: Fiscal Multipliers »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

Fiscal policies play an important role in the management of output fluctuations. A number of countries in the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Monetary Union (OECS/ECCU) used fiscal policies to stimulate econo...

Chapter 18: Impediments to Developing the Private Sector

Chapter 18: Impediments to Developing the Private Sector »

Source: The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union : Macroeconomics and Financial Systems

Series: Books

Author(s): Alfred Schipke , Aliona Cebotari , and Nita Thacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2013

ISBN: 9781616352653

Keywords: debt restructuring, banking, central bank, eastern caribbean central bank, public debt

A vigorous private sector is an important driver of growth and poverty reduction. The development of the private sector is particularly urgent in the Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union (OECS/ECCU)...