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The Exchange Rate System
			: Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750648.084

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

The last few years have witnessed a resurgence of calls for a re-examination, or perhaps even a reform, of the international monetary system. This paper contributes to the ongoing debate on that subject in three wa...

I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

The last few years have witnessed a resurgence of calls for a re-examination, or perhaps even a reform, of the international monetary system. This paper contributes to the ongoing debate on that subject in t...

I The System of Floating Exchange Rates: Review and Assessment

I The System of Floating Exchange Rates: Review and Assessment »

Source: Strengthening the International Monetary System : Exchange Rates, Surveillance, and Objective Indicators

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Crockett , and Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1987

ISBN: 9780939934768

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate policies, balance of payments, exchange rate system

At its meeting in Seoul on October 6-7, 1985, the Interim Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund requested the Fund’s Executive Board “. . . to study...

II Surveillance Over Exchange Rate Policies

II Surveillance Over Exchange Rate Policies »

Source: Strengthening the International Monetary System : Exchange Rates, Surveillance, and Objective Indicators

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Crockett , and Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1987

ISBN: 9780939934768

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate policies, balance of payments, exchange rate system

The Articles of Agreement of the International Monetary Fund, as amended in 1978, provide that member countries can adopt exchange arrangements of their choice, other than a peg to...

II The Present Exchange Rate System and its Operating Environment

II The Present Exchange Rate System and its Operating Environment »

Source: The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

A logical starting point for any discussion with respect to modification of the exchange rate system is an examination of its present status. Such an examination should include at least three elements: (1) a...

III Evaluation of the Present Exchange Rate System

III Evaluation of the Present Exchange Rate System »

Source: The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

Thus far, the broad characteristics of the present system have been described and the principal changes in the global economic environment have been identified. It is now time to move to an evaluation of the...

III Indicators of Policies and Economic Performance

III Indicators of Policies and Economic Performance »

Source: Strengthening the International Monetary System : Exchange Rates, Surveillance, and Objective Indicators

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Andrew Crockett , and Morris Goldstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 1987

ISBN: 9780939934768

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate policies, balance of payments, exchange rate system

The year 1986 saw a growing interest in the potential uses of objective indicators for monitoring international economic interactions and facilitating the coordination of economic p...

Japan's Restrictive System of Trade and Payments
			: Operation, Effectiveness, and Liberalization, 1950-1964

Japan's Restrictive System of Trade and Payments : Operation, Effectiveness, and Liberalization, 1950-1964 »

Volume/Issue: 1997/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853438.001

ISBN: 9781451853438

Keywords: exchange controls, exchange restrictions, Japan&;amp;#x2019;s exchange rate system, foreign exchange, balance of payments, foreign exchange budget, exchange rate

The paper summarizes how Japan’s foreign exchange and trade control system operated in the early 1950s, how and how effectively it was used as a tool of external adjustment, and how it was liberalized from t...

IV Overall Appraisal of the Present Exchange Rate System

IV Overall Appraisal of the Present Exchange Rate System »

Source: The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

From the preceding review of approximately a decade of experience with managed floating, the overall performance of the present exchange rate system can perhaps best be characterized as remarkably good, give...

Japan's Restrictive System of Trade and Payments

Japan's Restrictive System of Trade and Payments »

Source: Japan's Restrictive System of Trade and Payments : Operation, Effectiveness, and Liberalization, 1950-1964

Volume/Issue: 1997/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shinji Takagi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451853438

Keywords: exchange controls, exchange restrictions, Japan&;amp;#x2019;s exchange rate system, foreign exchange, balance of payments, foreign exchange budget, exchange rate

The paper summarizes how Japan’s foreign exchange and trade control system operated in the early 1950s, how and how effectively it was used as a tool of external adjustment, and how it was liberalized from t...