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Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance »

Source: Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2015/076

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344456

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance sheets, Systemically important financial institutions, External sector, Financial crises, data gap, balance sheet, global crisis, non-financial, spillovers

Balance sheets convey vital information about economic prospects and risks. Balance sheet analysis captures the role that financial frictions and mismatches play in creating fragility and amplifying shocks. This is...

Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries »

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557750358.071

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

This book, by Christopher Browne with Douglas A. Scott, reviews the economic progress that Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa have made since independence. An overv...

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper »

Source: Enhancing Financial Sector Surveillance in Low-Income Countries - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/025

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 April 2012

ISBN: 9781498340663

Keywords: Background papers, Banks, Emerging markets, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Low-income developing countries, Surveillance, Real sector, Financial crises

This note provides an overview of the literature on the challenges posed by shallow financial systems for macroeconomic policy implementation. Countries with shallow markets are more likely to choose fixed exchange...

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre »

Source: Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre

Volume/Issue: 2004/038

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2004

ISBN: 9781498330060

Keywords: Pacific Financial Regional Technical Assistance Center, Economic integration, Financial statistics, Economic reforms, Public financial management, Economic growth, PP, PICs, capacity building, project coordinator

This report presents the analysis, findings, conclusions and recommendations of the evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) that was undertaken between April 26 and May 14, 2004....

2 Fiji

2 Fiji »

Source: Economic Development in Seven Pacific Island Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Douglas Scott , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1989

ISBN: 9781557750358

Keywords: balance of payments, current account, external debt, debt service, central bank

Fiji covers a land area of 18,000 square kilometers in the South Pacific, midway between Hawaii and Australia. The country is made up of about 400 islands, of which the two l...

Financial Risk in the Fund and the Level of Precautionary Balances - Background Paper

Financial Risk in the Fund and the Level of Precautionary Balances - Background Paper »

Source: Financial Risk in the Fund and the Level of Precautionary Balances - Background Paper

Volume/Issue: 2004/017

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 April 2004

ISBN: 9781498330626

Keywords: Fund financial position, Fund policies, Fund reserves, Financial institutions, Financial markets, Financial systems, Central banks, Risk management, PP, VaR

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Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries

Strategy for Fintech Applications in the Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/14

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Sonja Davidovic , Elena Loukoianova , Cormac Sullivan , and Hervé Tourpe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498326735.087

ISBN: 9781498326735

Keywords: Pacific Island Countries, Financial inclusion, Financial institutions, Technological innovation, Banking, Banking regulations, Financial regulation and supervision, Financial markets, Financial management, Financial services

The Bali Fintech Agenda highlights 12 principles for policymakers to consider when formulating their approaches to new financial technology (fintech). The agenda aims to harness the potential of fintech while manag...