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Appendix I. Exchange Arrangements and Monetary Policy Frameworks in IMF Arab Member Countries

Appendix I. Exchange Arrangements and Monetary Policy Frameworks in IMF Arab Member Countries »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Algeria Classification: Other managed arrangement The de jure exchange rate arrangement is managed floating. The Bank of Algeria (BA) does not announce th...

Appendix II. Unconventional Tools and Financial Stability Concerns in Central Bank Responses to the Crisis

Appendix II. Unconventional Tools and Financial Stability Concerns in Central Bank Responses to the Crisis »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Monetary policy and financial stability frameworks before the crisis—main features Maintaining low and stable inflation was thought to be the main contribution monetary policy could...

Appendix III. Excerpts from MENA Central Bank Statutes Relating to Collateral

Appendix III. Excerpts from MENA Central Bank Statutes Relating to Collateral »

Source: Monetary Issues in the Middle East and North Africa Region : A Policy Implementation Handbook for Central Bankers

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , and Philippe Karam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2013

ISBN: 9781475590562

Keywords: Bank supervision, Central banks, Egypt, Jordan, Interest rate policy, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Monetary transmission mechanism, Tunisia

Central Bank of Kuwait Article 26 Within the provisions of this Law, the Board of Directors shall exercise the full powers necessary to perform its dut...

APPENDIX 1: IMF Involvement in Tanzania

APPENDIX 1: IMF Involvement in Tanzania »

Source: Tanzania : The Story of an African Transition

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Roger Nord , Yuri Sobolev , David G. Dunn , Alejandro Hajdenberg , Niko Hobdari , Samar Maziad , and Stéphane Roudet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2009

ISBN: 9781589068223

Keywords: foreign exchange, monetary policy, exchange rate, inflation, banking

IMF involvement in Tanzania’s economic transformation and programs has evolved in three phases: liberalization, 1986–95; macroeconomic stabilization and structural reform, 1996–2006...

2 Assessing Macroeconomic Policies

2 Assessing Macroeconomic Policies »

Source: Paraguay : Addressing the Stagnation and Instability Trap

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Alejandro Santos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2009

ISBN: 9781589068520

Keywords: inflation, central bank, exchange rate, monetary policy, monetary fund

The main macroeconomic problem in Paraguay is the persistence of high unemployment and low growth for an extended period of time. Over the past 50 years, Paraguay ha...

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

Trade and remittances are the main channels of outward spillovers from Russia on neighboring countries (see Figure 1). Trade channel is particularly prominent in CIS and Baltic countries, given...

CHAPTER 5: Aid, Growth, and Competitiveness

CHAPTER 5: Aid, Growth, and Competitiveness »

Source: Tanzania : The Story of an African Transition

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Roger Nord , Yuri Sobolev , David G. Dunn , Alejandro Hajdenberg , Niko Hobdari , Samar Maziad , and Stéphane Roudet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2009

ISBN: 9781589068223

Keywords: foreign exchange, monetary policy, exchange rate, inflation, banking

History and Evolution of Aid to Tanzania Tanzania has long received substantial amounts of donor aid. Since the mid-1970s, aid has consistently exceeded 5 percent of GDP a year, and...

Chapter 3. Assessing Competitiveness and External Sustainability in Zimbabwe18

Chapter 3. Assessing Competitiveness and External Sustainability in Zimbabwe18 »

Source: Zimbabwe : Challenges and Policy Options after Hyperinflation

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2010

ISBN: 9781462309184

Keywords: Dollarization, Economic models, Economic recovery, Exchange rate regimes, External sector, Global competitiveness, Tax administration, inflation, present value, central bank

Introduction After many years of falling output and hyperinflation, Zimbabwe has been experiencing a fragile recovery since early 2009. During its dec...

Chapter 4. Bolstering Financial Stability and Development

Chapter 4. Bolstering Financial Stability and Development »

Source: Toward New Horizons : Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transition

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Harald Finger , and Daniela Gressani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2014

ISBN: 9781484311462

Keywords: Civil service, Exchange rate regimes, Financial systems, Fiscal policy, Fiscal reforms, Government expenditures, Middle East, Monetary policy, North Africa, Islamic banking

Financial systems in the ACTs could gain significantly from reforms that foster financial stability and development. Although banks are sizeable, competition remains limited, with significant state ownership...

CHAPTER 6: Challenges for the Future

CHAPTER 6: Challenges for the Future »

Source: Tanzania : The Story of an African Transition

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Roger Nord , Yuri Sobolev , David G. Dunn , Alejandro Hajdenberg , Niko Hobdari , Samar Maziad , and Stéphane Roudet

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2009

ISBN: 9781589068223

Keywords: foreign exchange, monetary policy, exchange rate, inflation, banking

Building on Achievement Tanzania has made remarkable progress over the past two decades. It has achieved, and maintained, macroeconomic stability. The structural transformation of th...