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Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States?

Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States? »

Source: Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States?

Volume/Issue: 2013/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrizia Tumbarello , Ezequiel Cabezon , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484339190

Keywords: micro states, Pacific islands, growth, volatility, terms of trade, trade openness, current account balance, external shocks, trade deficits, Open Economy Macroeconomics

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards relative to other small states due to their small populations, geographical isolation an...

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...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1996/107

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 1996

ISBN: 9781451813753

Keywords: salaries, wages, interest payments, commercial banks, wage

This paper analyzes recent economic developments in the Federated States of Micronesia. Real GDP grew by a modest 1 percent in 1995, well below the average growth rate recorded during 1991-94, according to tentativ...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451813784

Keywords: private sector, public sector, deficit, commercial banks, national government

This Selected Issues paper on the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) underlies economic development. Since independence, the FSM has been heavily dependent on assistance from the United States. With government ex...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1998/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451813760

Keywords: expenditure, wages, salaries, wage, expenditures

This paper reviews economic developments in the Federated States of Micronesia during 1994-97. Real GDP growth, which has been sluggish in recent years, contracted by 4 percent in FY1997. This mainly reflects a sha...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/16

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475548600

Keywords: fiscal adjustment, fiscal surplus, fiscal surpluses

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is highly dependent on external aid. Following a recession in FY2006-08, the FSM economy has grown by 2-21/2 percent for FY2010 and FY2011. The economy remains dependent on...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : 2012 Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2013/17

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475582673

Keywords: wages, salaries, expenditure, total expenditure

This statistical appendix paper for the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) was prepared as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country, during the period 2004-11. This paper is...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; a Public Information Notice; and a Statement by the Executive Director of the Federated States of Micronesia on the Executive Board Discussion.

Volume/Issue: 2011/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216635

Keywords: debt, article, fiscal balance, budget, fiscal surplus

The economy has recovered following the stabilization of commodity and food prices. The Article IV discussions focused on policies to secure a sustained recovery and achieve long-term economic and fiscal sustainabi...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2011/36

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216628

Keywords: interest, capital transfers, debt, government finances

This statistical appendix for the Federated States of Micronesia was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with wages. Consumer price...

Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia »

Source: Federated States of Micronesia : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2009/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451813821

Keywords: salaries, expenditure, total expenditure

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...