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5 Conclusions, Challenges, and Opportunities

5 Conclusions, Challenges, and Opportunities »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

The IMF deserves considerable credit for responding in an active and timely manner to the growing stresses on the multilateral trade system in recent years. Most of the recommendati...

IEO Evaluation Report
			: IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues »

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513522203.017

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

This report updates the 2009 IEO evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues. Since then, the composition and structure of international trade have evolved, but trade has not regained its for...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

This report updates the 2009 IEO evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues. Since then, the composition and structure of international trade have evolved, but trade has not regained its for...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

This report updates the 2009 IEO evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues. Since then, the composition and structure of international trade have evolved, but trade has not regained its for...

3 International Trade and Trade Policy Issues: A Decade of Change

3 International Trade and Trade Policy Issues: A Decade of Change »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

The 2009 evaluation was published in the midst of the global financial crisis (GFC), and an associated sudden, severe, and synchronized collapse in international trade. After decade...

1 Introduction

1 Introduction »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) completed an evaluation of IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues in 2009. The evaluation was published at a time when global t...

4 Ten Years of IMF Trade-Related Work: An Assessment

4 Ten Years of IMF Trade-Related Work: An Assessment »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

The consequences of all the changes summarized in Chapter 3 for the Fund’s engagement in trade policy have been both diverse and far-reaching. They have prompted new and increasing...

2 The 2009 Evaluation: Key Findings and Recommendations

2 The 2009 Evaluation: Key Findings and Recommendations »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Involvement in International Trade Policy Issues

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 2020

ISBN: 9781513522203

Keywords: Trade policy, Trading systems, International trade agreements, International trade, Development policy, Trade, IMF, multilateralism, surveillance, advocacy.

The 2009 evaluation found that, starting in the early 2000s, the Fund had scaled back its involvement in trade policy issues for several reasons. Externally, these included a long p...

5 Analytical Toolkit

5 Analytical Toolkit »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Financial Surveillance

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484393352

Keywords: Financial sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Central banks, Financial risk, Stress testing, macrofinancial, financial stability, surveillance, FSAP, IMF

As called for in the 2012 Financial Surveillance Strategy, the Fund has taken part in broader efforts in the economics profession to upgrade the analytical and empirical techniques...

3 Bilateral Surveillance

3 Bilateral Surveillance »

Source: IEO Evaluation Report : IMF Financial Surveillance

Series: Independent Evaluation Office Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484393352

Keywords: Financial sector, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Central banks, Financial risk, Stress testing, macrofinancial, financial stability, surveillance, FSAP, IMF

Article IV consultations and Financial Sector Assessment Programs (FSAPs) are the main vehicles for IMF bilateral financial surveillance. 8 The rol...