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Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution »

Volume/Issue: 2017/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Franz Loyola , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Inci Ötker , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484326572.001

ISBN: 9781484326572

Keywords: Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica

The high level of nonperforming loans (NPLs) in the Caribbean has been, in large part, a legacy of the global financial crisis, but their persistence owes much to the weak economic recovery in the region, as well a...

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution

Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution »

Source: Problem Loans in the Caribbean: Determinants, Impact and Strategies for Resolution

Volume/Issue: 2017/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kimberly Beaton , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Franz Loyola , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , Inci Ötker , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484326572

Keywords: Trinidad and Tobago, Western Hemisphere, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica

The high level of nonperforming loans (NPLs) in the Caribbean has been, in large part, a legacy of the global financial crisis, but their persistence owes much to the weak economic recovery in the region, as well a...

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica

IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica »

Source: Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2017/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484325513

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Sustained signs of activity but growth remains vulnerable to weather. Unemployment is falling, new jobs are being created, and there is robust activity in construction, manufacturing, and hotels and restaurants. In...

Jamaica
			: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica »

Volume/Issue: 2017/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484325513.002

ISBN: 9781484325513

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Sustained signs of activity but growth remains vulnerable to weather. Unemployment is falling, new jobs are being created, and there is robust activity in construction, manufacturing, and hotels and restaurants. In...

Jamaica: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria

Jamaica: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2017/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484325513

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Sustained signs of activity but growth remains vulnerable to weather. Unemployment is falling, new jobs are being created, and there is robust activity in construction, manufacturing, and hotels and restaurants. In...

Statement by Ms. Nancy Horsman, Executive Director and Mr. Courtney Williams, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, October 23, 2017

Statement by Ms. Nancy Horsman, Executive Director and Mr. Courtney Williams, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, October 23, 2017 »

Source: Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2017/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484325513

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Sustained signs of activity but growth remains vulnerable to weather. Unemployment is falling, new jobs are being created, and there is robust activity in construction, manufacturing, and hotels and restaurants. In...

Statement by the Staff Representative on Jamaica, October 23, 2017

Statement by the Staff Representative on Jamaica, October 23, 2017 »

Source: Jamaica : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Modification of Performance Criteria-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Jamaica

Volume/Issue: 2017/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 November 2017

ISBN: 9781484325513

Keywords: Western Hemisphere, Jamaica

Sustained signs of activity but growth remains vulnerable to weather. Unemployment is falling, new jobs are being created, and there is robust activity in construction, manufacturing, and hotels and restaurants. In...

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean
			: Trends, Impact, and Policy Options

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean : Trends, Impact, and Policy Options »

Volume/Issue: 2017/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484320686.001

ISBN: 9781484320686

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Small states, Grenada, Haiti, Western Hemisphere

Banks across the Caribbean have lost important Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBRs). The macroeconomic impact has so far been limited, in part because banks either have multiple relationships or have been suc...

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean

Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean »

Source: Loss of Correspondent Banking Relationships in the Caribbean : Trends, Impact, and Policy Options

Volume/Issue: 2017/209

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Trevor Alleyne , Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe , Thomas Dowling , Dmitriy Kovtun , Alla Myrvoda , Joel Chiedu Okwuokei , and Jarkko Turunen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484320686

Keywords: Dominica, Dominican Republic, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Bahamas, The, Barbados, Small states, Grenada, Haiti, Western Hemisphere

Banks across the Caribbean have lost important Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBRs). The macroeconomic impact has so far been limited, in part because banks either have multiple relationships or have been suc...

Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability
			: The Case of Energy Sector Investments in the Caribbean

Public Investment Scaling-up and Debt Sustainability : The Case of Energy Sector Investments in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2017/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ahmed El-Ashram

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 June 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302453.001

ISBN: 9781484302453

Keywords: Grenada, Haiti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, Bahamas, The, Antigua and Barbuda, Asia and Pacific, Jamaica, Barbados

The question of how scaling up public investment could affect fiscal and debt sustainability is key for countries needing to fill infrastructure gaps and build resilience. This paper proposes a bottom-up approach t...