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Appendix 2. Country Groups

Appendix 2. Country Groups »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

The following groups of economies are identified as having distinct structural characteristics commonly thought to influence exchange rate assessments. 20 Expor...

Appendix 5. Financial Centers

Appendix 5. Financial Centers »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

Financial centers are generally characterized by large financial services exports, FDI and investment flows, and/or net foreign assets (Table A5.1). 24 Primarily as a result of th...

Appendix 6. Illustrative Example of Separation of Foreign-Owned Resource Sector

Appendix 6. Illustrative Example of Separation of Foreign-Owned Resource Sector »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

This illustrative example separates the domestic economy from the foreign-owned resource sector. It is based on aggregate data for a nonrenewable commodity exporter and assumptions regarding the composition...

Appendix 1. Recent Developments in IMF Surveillance

Appendix 1. Recent Developments in IMF Surveillance »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

Recent Reviews The IMF released its latest Triennial Surveillance Review (TSR) in September 2011 and a Review of Progress on Implementation in December 2012. The reports drew lessons...

Appendix 3. Survey of Exchange Rate Assessments

Appendix 3. Survey of Exchange Rate Assessments »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

Nearly 95 percent of the 88 reviewed reports for countries with special characteristics use CGER or adjusted methods for exchange rate assessments. This appendix provides more de...

Appendix 4. The Expanded Toolkit: Analytical Framework and Empirical Results

Appendix 4. The Expanded Toolkit: Analytical Framework and Empirical Results »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

This appendix aims to provide some guidance to teams working on countries with a concentrated foreign exchange income stream in their customization endeavors for empirical assessments. These countries tend t...

Chapter 6. Conclusions

Chapter 6. Conclusions »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

The methods of exchange rate assessments in staff reports vary substantially across countries, often reflecting special characteristics. For economies not included in the EBA and CGER samples, IMF country te...

Chapter 5. Data Issues

Chapter 5. Data Issues »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

Supplemental Current Account Measures Many economies with concentrated external flows have large foreign ownership in either the natural resource or financial sectors. These foreign-...

Chapter 3. External Assessments for Non-EBA Countries

Chapter 3. External Assessments for Non-EBA Countries »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

This section discusses extensions of standard exchange rate assessment methodologies to countries outside of the CGER and EBA samples. These extensions are available to staff on the IMF’s internal website. I...

Chapter 4. External Assessments for Special Cases

Chapter 4. External Assessments for Special Cases »

Source: External Assessments in Special Cases

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Anna Ter-Martirosyan , Sally Chen , Lawrence Dwight , Mwanza Nkusu , Mehdi Raissi , and Ashleigh Watson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2014

ISBN: 9781475554830

Keywords: Exchange rate assessments, External sector, Exchange rates, Foreign exchange, exchange rate, exporters, reer, oil, foreign assets

Using the Toolkit to Deal with Special Cases Staff is developing an extension to the toolkit that takes into account differences across country groups with concentrated sources of ex...