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Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

Table A1. Categorization of Sub-Saharan African Countries...

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Assessing Competitiveness and Real Exchange Rate Misalignment in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mark Lewis , Aurelie Martin , and Gabriel Di Bella

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867657

Keywords: Competitiveness, Equilibrium Exchange Rates, Low-Income Countries, reer, exchange rate, export volume, exchange rates, real exchange rate, Comparative Studies of Countries,

Assessing a country's competitiveness routinely starts with an analysis of the real exchange rate. However, in low-income countries, empirical analysis of the real exchange rate is often subject to important limita...

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries »

Source: The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries : A Country-by-Country Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781498334457

Keywords: Africa, Balance of payments, External shocks, Financial crisis, Food imports, Oil prices, Terms of trade, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Commodity prices

This note discusses the implications of the price shocks for the balance of payments of low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The response by bilateral donors and multilateral institutions will, in practice,...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Central African Economic and Monetary Community »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Volume/Issue: 2011/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925307

Keywords: exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, exporters, oil exporters, effective exchange rate

Member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community are recovering from the global financial crisis, although growth in 2011 has not returned to precrisis levels. Executive Directors welcomed th...

Competitiveness in the CFA Franc Zone

Competitiveness in the CFA Franc Zone »

Source: Competitiveness in the CFA Franc Zone

Volume/Issue: 2007/212

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charalambos Tsangarides , and Gustavo Ramirez

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867763

Keywords: Competitiveness, CFA franc, WAEMU, CEMAC, exchange rate, reer, exchange rates, real effective exchange rate, effective exchange rate,

This paper reviews the evolution of competitiveness in the CFA franc zone using a proposed comprehensive competitiveness framework. In particular, we examine competitiveness in the WAEMU and CEMAC regions by analyz...

Determinants of Non-oil Growth in the CFA-Zone Oil Producing Countries

Determinants of Non-oil Growth in the CFA-Zone Oil Producing Countries »

Source: Determinants of Non-oil Growth in the CFA-Zone Oil Producing Countries : How do they Differ?

Volume/Issue: 2011/233

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexandra Tabova , and Carol Baker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463921996

Keywords: real exchange rate, exchange rate, exporters, oil exporters, Intertemporal Choice and Growth: General, International Policy Coordination and Transmission, Economic Growth of Open Economies,

Non-oil growth in the CFA oil exporting countries has been lackluster despite their great natural resource wealth. In this paper we study the key determinants of non-oil growth and explore to what extent these coun...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

Main Developments and Outlook for 2007 Growth should reach 6 percent in 2007 (Table 1.1 and Figure 1.1), slightly lower than projected in the April Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Sah...

II. The Creation of Fiscal Space for Priority Spending: Case Studies in Sub-Saharan Africa

II. The Creation of Fiscal Space for Priority Spending: Case Studies in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, October 2007, Sub-Saharan African

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. African Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066700

Keywords: exchange rate regime, exchange rate, fiscal space, oil exporters, terms of trade

Many sub-Saharan African countries have been successful in their progress toward stabilizing their economies, thereby easing constraints on fiscal policy. The success in macroeconomic stabilization is reflec...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Discussion on Common Policies of Member Countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Staff Report on Common Policies of Member Countries; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Volume/Issue: 2011/329

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925307

Keywords: exchange rate, real effective exchange rate, exporters, oil exporters, effective exchange rate

Member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community are recovering from the global financial crisis, although growth in 2011 has not returned to precrisis levels. Executive Directors welcomed th...

IMF Executive Board Reviews the Role of Trade in the Fund’s Work

IMF Executive Board Reviews the Role of Trade in the Fund’s Work »

Source: Review of the Role of Trade in the Work of the Fund

Volume/Issue: 2015/011

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2015

ISBN: 9781498344876

Keywords: Bilateral surveillance, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Fund role, International trade, Low-income developing countries, Multilateral surveillance, Trade integration, Trade liberalization, Trade policy

This review follows the Board-endorsed recommendation by the IEO in 2009 to have an assessment of the Fund's work on trade every five years. In addition to reviewing past work, this paper discusses key issues going...