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Source: Alivio de la deuda para los países de bajo ingreso : Iniciativa reforzada para los países pobres muy endeudados

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): Anthony Boote , and Kamau Thugge

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2000

Language: Spanish

ISBN: 9781557757241

Este folleto describe la iniciativa que emprendieron el FMI y el Banco Mundial en 1996 para abordar de manera integral la carga global de la deuda de determinados países pobres muy endeudados (PPME) que estaban ap...

An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Severely Indebted Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Severely Indebted Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: An Analysis of External Debt and Capital Flight in the Severely Indebted Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simeon Ajayi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1997

ISBN: 9781451961119

Keywords: external debt, debt, debt overhang, debt service, debt burden

The general objective of this study is to analyze the external debt and debt burdens of the severely indebted sub-Saharan African countries, estimate the magnitude of capital flight from them, and relate the estima...

Annex. The HIPC Initiative

Annex. The HIPC Initiative »

Source: Debt Relief for Low-Income Countries : The HPIC initiative (Revised 1997)

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781557756619

Keywords: debt service, debt-service, external debt, debt relief, debt reduction

At their meetings in September 1996, the IMF’s Interim Committee and the IMF and World Bank’s Development Committee endorsed specific proposals put forward jointly b...

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies

Appendix A. Estimating Pretax and Posttax Global Energy Subsidies »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

This appendix describes the data sources and methodologies used for the estimation of subsidies for petroleum products, coal, natural gas, and electricity. Pretax Subsidies...

Appendix B. Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of Energy Subsidy Reform

Appendix B. Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of Energy Subsidy Reform »

Source: Energy Subsidy Reform : Lessons and Implications

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Stefania Fabrizio , Sanjeev Gupta , Trevor Alleyne , and Carlo Sdralevich

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2013

ISBN: 9781475558111

Keywords: prices, electricity, pricing, electricity sector, electricity subsidies

This appendix describes the methodologies used to provide calculations of the impact of energy subsidy reform on CO2 emissions, SO2 emissions, and other local pollutants. Here we consider a scenario in which...

Appendix Exchange and Trade Arrangements in the Community

Appendix Exchange and Trade Arrangements in the Community »

Source: Currency Convertibility in the Economic Community of West African States

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Saleh Nsouli , John McLenaghan , and Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 August 1982

ISBN: 9781557750594

Keywords: monetary union, clearing house, foreign exchange, exchange restrictions, exchange rate

Exchange Rate Arrangements The exchange arrangements maintained by member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as of December 31, 1980 are shown in Tab...

The Arab Maghreb Union1/

The Arab Maghreb Union1/ »

Source: The Arab Maghreb Union

Volume/Issue: 1994/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohamad Finaish , and Eric Bell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1994

ISBN: 9781451969122

Keywords: economic integration, regional integration, member country, free trade, nontariff barriers

The Founding Treaty of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), signed in February 1989, calls for a strengthening of all ties among its member states (Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia), including a gradual mo...

Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa

Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa »

Source: Are Banks Really Lazy? Evidence from Middle East and North Africa

Volume/Issue: 2014/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , Philippe Karam , and Rima Turk Ariss

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484386460

Keywords: MENA, credit, central bank, government securities, monetary fund, banking, monetary financing, General, Government Policy and Regulation, and credit.,

We investigate whether low loan-to-deposit (LTD) ratios and high levels of reserve balances at the central bank (or holdings of government securities) are a reflection of policy-driven factors compared to commonly...

Assumptions and Conventions

Assumptions and Conventions »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2008, Middle East and Central Asia

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

ISBN: 9781589067622

Keywords: oil exporters, exporting countries, exporters, inflation, commodity prices

A number of assumptions have been adopted for the projections presented in the Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia. It has been assumed that established policies of national...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 04

Volume/Issue: 29/4

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451935707

Keywords: multilateralism, international community, multilateral institutions, political leadership, international trade, Speech to UNCTAD,

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...