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Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

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Source: Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Si Guo , and Futoshi Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484366837

Keywords: Fiji, Insurance, Life-cycle model, Natural disasters, Pension, Small states

Pacific island countries are exposed to significant risks from natural disasters. As a disaster relief measure, Fiji allowed pre-retirement pension withdrawls in the wake of Cyclone Winston in 2016. Motivated by th...

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

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Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2018/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Si Guo , and Futoshi Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484366837.001

ISBN: 9781484366837

Keywords: Fiji, Insurance, Life-cycle model, Natural disasters, Pension, Small states

Pacific island countries are exposed to significant risks from natural disasters. As a disaster relief measure, Fiji allowed pre-retirement pension withdrawls in the wake of Cyclone Winston in 2016. Motivated by th...

Statement by Mr. Juda Agung, Executive Director, and Ms. Lanieta Rauqeuqe, Advisor to the Executive Director of the Republic of Fiji, February 5, 2018

Statement by Mr. Juda Agung, Executive Director, and Ms. Lanieta Rauqeuqe, Advisor to the Executive Director of the Republic of Fiji, February 5, 2018 »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Fiji, Asia and Pacific

The economy is recovering after Cyclone Winston struck in February 2016. GDP growth is estimated to have rebounded to 3.8 percent in 2017 from 0.4 percent in 2016. It is projected to reach 3.5 percent in 2018 and s...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Fiji, Asia and Pacific

The economy is recovering after Cyclone Winston struck in February 2016. GDP growth is estimated to have rebounded to 3.8 percent in 2017 from 0.4 percent in 2016. It is projected to reach 3.5 percent in 2018 and s...

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Fiji: Staff Report for the 2017 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Fiji, Asia and Pacific

The economy is recovering after Cyclone Winston struck in February 2016. GDP growth is estimated to have rebounded to 3.8 percent in 2017 from 0.4 percent in 2016. It is projected to reach 3.5 percent in 2018 and s...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Fiji »

Source: Republic of Fiji : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Fiji

Volume/Issue: 2018/34

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2018

ISBN: 9781484340790

Keywords: Fiji, Asia and Pacific

The economy is recovering after Cyclone Winston struck in February 2016. GDP growth is estimated to have rebounded to 3.8 percent in 2017 from 0.4 percent in 2016. It is projected to reach 3.5 percent in 2018 and s...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475593471.001

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific »

Source: Challenges in Correspondent Banking in the Small States of the Pacific

Volume/Issue: 2017/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jihad Alwazir , Fazurin Jamaludin , Dongyeol Lee , Niamh Sheridan , and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475593471

Keywords: Marshall Islands, Fiji, Asia and Pacific, Pacific Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Small states, Solomon Islands, Tax evasion

Access to financial services in the small states of the Pacific is being eroded. Weaknesses in Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism compliance in the context of high levels of remittances...

The Real Exchange Rate

The Real Exchange Rate »

Source: The Real Exchange Rate : Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa

Volume/Issue: 2016/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Gottschalk , Carl Miller , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Isoa Wainiqolo , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

ISBN: 9781475523973

Keywords: Exchange rate, trade, Pacific, Fiji, Samoa

This paper provides an assessment of real exchange rate measures and their impact on trade performance with special reference to two Pacific island countries, Fiji and Samoa. The analysis shows that the commonly us...

The Real Exchange Rate
			: Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa

The Real Exchange Rate : Assessment and Trade Impact in the Context of Fiji and Samoa »

Volume/Issue: 2016/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Gottschalk , Carl Miller , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Isoa Wainiqolo , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475523973.001

ISBN: 9781475523973

Keywords: Exchange rate, trade, Pacific, Fiji, Samoa

This paper provides an assessment of real exchange rate measures and their impact on trade performance with special reference to two Pacific island countries, Fiji and Samoa. The analysis shows that the commonly us...