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The Choice Between External and Domestic Debt in Financing Budget Deficits

The Choice Between External and Domestic Debt in Financing Budget Deficits »

Source: The Choice Between External and Domestic Debt in Financing Budget Deficits : The Case of Central and West African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Beaugrand , Montfort Mlachila , and Boileau Loko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451850215

Keywords: budget deficit financing, public debt, debt management, central bank, National Budget, Deficit, And Debt, macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, And General Outlook,

The paper reviews the principles and practical considerations involved in the choice between foreign and domestic financing of fiscal deficits, and derives a series of recommendations broadly applicable to Central...

The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy

The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy »

Source: The Choice of Monetary and Exchange Rate Arrangements for a Small, Open, Low-Income Economy : The Case of São Tomé and Príncipe

Volume/Issue: 2008/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , Nisreen Farhan , Amar Shanghavi , Márcio Ronci , and Misa Takebe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869781

Keywords: Monetary and exchange rate arrangements, small economy, open economy, nominal anchor, peg, currency union, exchange rate, inflation, monetary union, central bank

This paper assesses São Tomé and Príncipe's monetary and exchange rate arrangements in light of the country's monetary history and the relevant experience of comparable countries in Africa. The study highlights sev...

Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750358.071

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

2 Fiji

2 Fiji »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

Fiji covers a land area of 18,000 square kilometers in the South Pacific, midway between Hawaii and Australia. The country is made up of about 400 islands, of which the two l...

First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Financing Assurances Review, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Financing Assurances Review, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Guinea : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, Financing Assurances Review, Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea.: Request for a Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; Informational Annex; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea.

Volume/Issue: 2012/301

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2012

ISBN: 9781616350918

Keywords: central bank, external debt, debt relief, debt service, budget law

Guinea is making good progress in recovering from a long period of social unrest and military rule. Macroeconomic imbalances have been reduced, major structural reforms are under way, and long-neglected infrastruct...

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Food Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa : Causes and Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2016/247

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Emre Alper , Niko Hobdari , and Ali Uppal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2016

ISBN: 9781475563115

Keywords: South Africa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland

This paper analyzes food inflation trends in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2000 to 2016 using two novel datasets of disaggregated CPI baskets. Average food inflation is higher, more volatile, and similarly persiste...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : 2007 Article IV Consultation and Staff Report for the 2007 Article IV Consultation and Requests for Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and for Additional Interim Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Guinea

Volume/Issue: 2008/33

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2008

ISBN: 9781451815351

Keywords: debt, central bank, budget, debt relief, external debt

Guinea has implemented an impressive policy shift toward macroeconomic stabilization under the economic program. Executive Directors commended this development and stressed the need for tight fiscal and monetary po...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 1996/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451815108

Keywords: debt service, central bank, public debt, current account, external debt

This Background Paper on Guinea highlights that Guinea's relatively strong macroeconomic performance during 1987-94 allowed for an annual increase in real per capita GDP of 1 percent. On the basis of national accou...